Parish Council agenda for Dec. 20, 2021

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HEARING

REGULAR MEETING

Motel 6

PARISH OF NATCHITOCHES

NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA    

 

Monday, December 20, 2021

 

Large Courtroom, 2nd Floor Courthouse

 

5:30 p.m.

 

A G E N D A

 

  1. Call to Order.

 

  1. Roll Call

 

  1. Invocation

 

  1. Pledge of Allegiance

 

  1. Invited guests, and special presentations

     Mr. Joey Bartlett, Ecolab Enterprise

 

  1. Reports of Department Heads:

     Interim Public Works Director- Mr. Dustin Hightower

     OCS Executive Director- Ms. Sharon Harris

     Parish Treasurer- Ms. Julie Lockhart

Interim Director Planning and Zoning-Vacant

 

  1. Parish President-Mr. John Richmond

 

  1. Adopt the minutes of the regular meeting of the Natchitoches Parish Council held Monday, November 15, 2021.    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regular Meeting

December 20,2021                                   Page 2.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

    

  1. Appointments of Boards and Commissions.

     Consider adopting a resolution confirming re- appointment/appointments to the following      boards/commissions.

 

  1. Council to re-appoint Mr. David Guillet to the Natchitoches Parish Tourist Commission Board.

 

  1. Council to appoint Mr. Elvin Shields to the Natchitoches Parish Planning Commission.

 

  1. Council to appoint Mr. Michael Sesvold to the Natchitoches 911 Board.

 

  1. Council to re-appoint Mr. Ludlow McNeely to the Natchitoches Parish Waterworks District 2 Board.

 

  1. First Introduction of proposed Ordinances:

 

  1. Council to approve the Introduction of Ordinance              017-2021to affect a zoning amendment of a 3.64-           acre tract of land (parcel # 8040021610) from            IA to B1 zoning for the purpose of an office            for tribal business. The property is located in               Section 34, Township 11 North, Range 7 West with                 a physical address of 118 Campti Bayou Road,           Campti, LA 71411, as shown on the Survey attached        hereto, approved by the Parish Planning                      Commission on December 6, 2021.

 

  1. B. Council to approve the Introduction of Ordinance             018-2021 to affect a zoning change from an IA                District to a Business-3 (B-3) District for the               purpose of opening a restaurant with alcohol                sales on a 1.15-acre tract of land (parcel #            010300800). The property is located in Section                40, T9N, R8W, with a physical address of 1678                 Highway 504 in Natchitoches, as shown on the             Survey attached hereto, approved by the Parish              Planning Commission on October 4, 2021.

 

 

 

Regular Meeting

December 20,2021                                   Page 3.  

 

 

  1. Council to approve the Introduction of Ordinance 020-    2021 to put Quitman Mitchem Road back into the Parish     Road system. The road is now named Donald Tynes Road.

 

Public Hearings: NONE

 

Action on Proposed Ordinances: NONE

 

Resolutions:

 

  1. Council to consider adopting a resolution-064-2021 that the Parish has complied with all requirements of the Federal Off-System Bridge Replacement                     Program.

 

  1. Council to approve removing Section 1.11 Recording Policy in the Natchitoches Parish Personnel Manual due to the Louisiana Constitution and Revised Statute.

 

  1. Council to approve a resolution-065-2021 to be sent to the Attorney General to give an opinion on the legality of Section 1.11 Recording Policy in the   Natchitoches Parish Personnel Manual.

 

  1. Council to approve a resolution-066-2021 that Sharon

     Harris, Natchitoches Office of Community Services Executive Director, has been given authority to enter

     into and sign the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance      Program (LIHEAP) Agreement for grant period

     10/01/2021 – 09/30/2023 on behalf of the Natchitoches    Parish Government to receive and administer the

     LIHEAP funds for the agency

 

  1. Other Agenda Items:

 

  1.  Council to change the January 17, 2022, Regular               Meeting date to January 19, 2022, due to Dr.                Martin Luther King’s Birthday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regular Meeting

December 20,2021                              Page 4.

 

  1. Council to change the February 21, 2022, Regular  

   Meeting date to February 23, 2022, due to                President’s Day.

 

  1. Council to change the June 20, 2022, Regular Meeting date to June 22, 2022, due to Juneteenth’ Day Off.

 

  1. Council to award the Redistricting for the Parish of Natchitoches.

 

  1. Council to Authorize the Parish President to             procure consultant services for Grant Management                for approved Louisiana Watershed Initiative                   Project. East Natchitoches Drainage Improvements.

 

  1. Council to authorize Parish President to sign

          Agreements with the Natchitoches Humane Society               and Hope for Paws for the 2022 Budget Year for                $5,000 each, which will be a total of $10,000.

    

  1. Council to consider authorizing the Parish                    President to execute a Certificate of Substantial       Completion for the Resurfacing of Fish Hatchery               Road, retroactive to December 3, 2021, as                     recommended by the Parish Engineer.

 

  1. Council to approve the amended 2021                           Budget and the Proposed 2022 Budget for the                 operations of the North Louisiana Criminalistics              Laboratory Commission.

 

  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:
  2. Chris Nuegent- Brandon Cotton Road
  3. Claude Wilson- Cox Lane Road

 

  1. Council to approve the revision to Good Samaritan        CEA, the substantial changes are the removal of                the Hwy Directors name and the yearly renewal of              CEA, while allowing the CEA to be terminated by              either party with a 30-day written notice.

Regular Meeting

December 20,2021                              Page 5.

 

  1. Council to consider authorizing the Parish                   President to execute an amended Cooperative                    Endeavor Agreement with Cane River Waterway                   Commission which provides for additional funding              by the Commission for the Resurfacing of Bermuda             Road, and subsequently to award the contract to               the low bidder, Regional Construction LLC, in the       amount of $2,028,833.95.

 

  1. Council to award bids for the following Highway               Items:

 

     Tires———————–Despino’s Tires

     Grader Blades—————Wear Parts & Equipment Co.

     Silty Clay Soil————-FFT Trucking

     Stone Rip Rap 30lb———-Madden Contractors

     Stone Riprap 3X5————Madden Contractors

     HP Cold Mix—————–Diamond B Construction

     Base Coarse Aggregate SB2 –Madden Contractors

    

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

 

  1. Adjourn.