Parish Council agenda for Monday, Aug. 16






Monday, August 16, 2021

CALL IN NUMBER 425-436-6302 PIN: 780273

5:30 p.m.


  1. Call to Order.


  1. Roll Call


  1. Invocation


  1. Pledge of Allegiance


  1. Invited guests, and special presentations


  1. Reports of Department Heads:

     Public Works Director- Mr. Johnny Salard

     OCS Executive Director- Ms. Sharon Harris

     Parish Treasurer- Ms. Julie Lockhart

Interim Director Planning and Zoning-Mr. David Kees, Jr.


  1. Parish President-Mr. John Richmond


  1. Adopt the minutes of the regular meeting of the Natchitoches Parish Council held Monday, July 19,      2021, and Special Meeting, Thursday, July 1, 2021.


  1. Appointments of Boards and Commissions.


Consider adopting a resolution confirming re-appointment/appointments to the following boards/commissions. None



  1. First Introduction of proposed Ordinances: None


Public Hearings: None

Action on Proposed Ordinances: None




  1. Council to approve Resolution 035-2021 Cannot use the regular polling place in Melrose this coming election.      The Secretary of State’s office has agreed that we can   “double up” at the Cypress Polling Place for this one   election


The details are as follows.


  1. This is an emergency move because of the short time prior to the election.
  2. The regular polling place is at the St. Augustine Catholic Church in Melrose. 2250 LA Hwy 484
  3. The temporary polling place will be at the Cypress polling building 11345 LA Hwy 1
  4. After the October election, the permanent polling place will go back to St. Augustine Catholic Church.
  5. The Natchitoches Parish Government has no objection to this temporary emergency move.


  1. Other Agenda Items:


  1. Council to consider authorizing the Parish President to enter into Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the     Cedar Bend Community and Gerry Unruh for improvements    to Cedar Bend Drive and Riverview Drive.


  1. Council to consider authorizing the Parish President, to award the RFQ and sign a contract with IBTS being   the lowest bidder that related to Certified Building     Official and Flood Plan management services.


  1. Council to consider authorizing the Parish President to enter into Cooperative Endeavor Agreements with the     following good Samaritans, and to sign and execute all   documents related to the agreements:


  1. Gerry Unruh – Riverview
  2. Michael Stedman-Craig Loop
  3. Rodney Salard-Marco Road
  4. Johnny Stewart-Montgomery Camp Road


  1. Visitors for Non-Agenda Items. (3 minutes)


  1. Adjourn.



This Regular Council Meeting will be held via Teleconference:


Call In Number 425 436-6302

PIN 780273


If you have any questions concerning any of the agenda items, please email your questions to the Council Clerk at

Deadline to get questions in, 12:00 Noon, Monday, August 16, 2021. Or if you have any questions, please contact Council Clerk at 318-352-2714 EXT 5.