Parish Council agenda for Jan. 19

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HEARING
REGULAR MEETING
PARISH OF NATCHITOCHES IN THE LARGE COURTROOM 2ND FLOOR
NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

A G E N D A

1. Call to Order.

2. Roll Call

3. Invocation

4. Pledge of Allegiance

5. ELECTION OF OFFICERS:

– Chairman
– Vice-Chairman

6. Invited guests, and special presentations

7. Reports of Department Heads:
Interim Public Works Director- Mr. Dustin Hightower
OCS Executive Director- Ms. Sharon Harris
Parish Treasurer- Ms. Julie Lockhart
Planning and Zoning-Ms. Melonia McDaniel

8. Parish President-Mr. John Richmond

9. Adopt the minutes of the regular meeting of the Natchitoches Parish Council held Monday, December 20, 2021.

10. Appointments of Boards and Commissions.
Consider adopting a resolution confirming re- appointment/appointments to the following boards/commissions.

A. Council to confirm the re-appointment of Mr. Emile E Metoyer on the Natchitoches Parish Water Works District 2 Board.

B. Council to confirm the re-appointment of Mrs. Carole O’Quinn on the Natchitoches Parish Fire District 5 Board.

11. First Introduction of proposed Ordinances:

A. Council to consider Introducing Ordinance 002-2022 for the abandonment of Ashley Lane.

B. Council to consider an Introduction of Ordinance 001-2022 to affect a zoning change from an IA District to a Residential – 1 (R-1) District for the purpose of 3 tracts of land subdividing into residential lots from an approximately 257-acre parent tract (parcel # 0090015400). The property is located in Section 37, Township 8 North, Range 6 West with no physical address, as shown on the Survey attached hereto, approved by the Parish Planning Commission on January 10, 2022.

C. Council to consider an Introduction of Ordinance 003-2022 for transferring the Parish of Natchitoches interest in the old Marthaville Hospital Building to be given back to the Marthaville Heritage Society.

Public Hearings:

A. Council to approve the Adoption of Ordinance 017-2021 to 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.

B. Council to approve the Adoption 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.

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

Action on Proposed Ordinances:

A. Council to approve the Adoption of Ordinance 017-2021 to 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.

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

Resolutions: None

12. Other Agenda Items:

A. Council to consider authorizing the Parish President to execute the 2020-2021 CWEF contracts in the total amount of $319,856.00. These two awards are for the Chestnut- Readhimer and the Sandy Point 480 Water Systems.

B. 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 $2,233,133.95 there was an error on the last amount of $2,028,833.95 which was given at the last month meeting. This is still within the budget of the approved amount of $2,500,000.00 from the Cane River Waterway.

C. Council to name Risk Services to be the Parish Agent of Record for Auto, Inland Marine, Workers’ Comp, all except health coverages.

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

14. Adjourn