City Council agenda for March 14, 2022

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NATCHITOCHES CITY COUNCIL MEETING
March 14, 2022
5:30 P.M.
A G E N D A

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. INVOCATION

3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4. READING AND APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 28, 2022.

5. SPECIAL GUEST: Ivory O’Neal – “The Timon Project”

6. PROCLAMATIONS:
#017 Smith Resolution Declaring The Month Of March As Women’s History Month In The City Of Natchitoches

7. ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION:
#013 Nielsen Ordinance Declaring Certain Buildings Unsafe And Recommending That Same Be Demolished Or Put Into Repair To Comply With The Building Code, Authorizing Notice To Be Served, Fixing Hearing Date And Appointing Curator To Represent Absentees.

#014 Petite Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches To Award The Bid For FY 2021 – 2022 Phase 1 Street Rehabilitation
(Bid No. 0641)

#015 Elie Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches To Award The Bid For Christmas Lighting Supplies (Bid No. 0644)

#016 Petite Ordinance Amending Chapter 6 Of The City Of Natchitoches Code Of Ordinances By Adding Sections 6-10: Delegation Of Authority For Noncommissioned Animal Control Officers To Issue Misdemeanor Summons And/Or Notices; And 6-11: Noncommissioned Animal Control Officer Enforcement For Misdemeanor Violations And Providing For An Effective Date
#017 Harrington Ordinance Amending And Restating Ordinance No. 12 Of 2022 Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana, Approving That Instrument Titled Cooperative Endeavor Agreement Between The City Of Natchitoches And Natchitoches CFA LLC, Which Agreement Provides For Cost Sharing For The Installation Of Infrastructure, Including Traffic And Drainage, Which Improvements Will Serve The Proposed Restaurant Facility At The Corner Of E. 5th Street And Highway 494, As Well As Provide For Upgrades To The Existing Infrastructure And Accommodate Future Development In The Area; Prescribing Terms And Conditions For Said Agreement, And Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Ronnie Williams, Jr. To Execute Same.

#018 Elie Ordinance To Designate Funds From The American Rescue Plan To The Workers Within The City Of Natchitoches Employed In Critical Infrastructure Sectors And To Otherwise Provide With Respect Thereto.

#019 Nielsen Ordinance Authorizing The City Of Natchitoches To Enact An Ordinance Relative To The Disposal Of Adjudicated Property In Accordance With La.R.S. 47:2201, Et Seq. (Disposal Of Adjudicated Property)

#020 Smith Ordinance Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana, Approving That Instrument Titled Cooperative Endeavor Agreement Between The City Of Natchitoches And The Industrial Development Board Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana, Inc., Which Agreement Provides For The Assignment Of Lease Payments Received By The City Of Natchitoches From The United States Parks Department For The Purposes Of Securing And Paying Revenue Bonds To Be Issued By The Industrial Development Board Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana, Inc.; Prescribing Terms And Conditions For Said Agreement, And Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Ronnie Williams, Jr. To Execute Same.

8. RESOLUTIONS:
#018 Harrington Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Advertise For Bids For Caustic Soda For The Water Treatment Plant (Bid No. 0647)

#019 Smith Resolution Appointing Kamal Deep To Fill The Unexpired Term Of Wayne McCullen As A Member Of The Board Of Directors Of The Industrial Development Board Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana
#020 Nielsen Resolution Appointing Ronnie Williams, Jr., Mayor, To Perform On Behalf Of The City Of Natchitoches And Has The Authority To Make Those Acts And Assume Any And All Duties In Dealing With The Award With Delta Regional Authority For The Fiscal Year – 2021 Federal Award Program Cycle

#021 Petite Resolution Declaring The Intention Of The City Of Natchitoches, State Of Louisiana (The “City”), To Issue Utilities Revenue Bonds In One Or More Series, In An Amount Not To Exceed Nine Hundred Thirty-Five Thousands Dollars ($935,000) For The Purpose Of Paying A Portion Of The Cost Of Constructing And Acquiring Additions, Extensions And Improvements To The Wastewater Collection, Treatment And Disposal System Of The City; Making Application To The Louisiana State Bond Commission; And Providing For Other Matters In Connection Therewith.
#022 Elie Resolution Authorizing Mayor Ronnie Williams, Jr., To Hire Cothren Graff And Smoak, Inc. For Application Assistance For Grant Submitted For Funding To The Love Louisiana Outdoors Grant Program

#023 Harrington Resolution Providing Notice Of Intention To Levy And Collect A One Percent (1%) Sales And Use Tax Upon The Sale At Retail, The Use, The Lease Or Rental, The Consumption And Storage For Use Or Consumption, Of Tangible Personal Property And On Sales Of Services In The District Commencing On January 1, 2023, Within The Boundaries Of River South Commons Economic Development District, State Of Louisiana In Accordance With And As Authorized By Part Ii, Chapter 27 Of Title 33 Of The Louisiana Revised Statutes Of 1950, As Amended; Authorizing The Publication Of A Notice Of Intention To Levy And Collect Such Sales And Use Tax; And Providing For Other Matters In Connection Therewith.

9. ANNOUNCEMENTS:
• The next scheduled City Council meeting will be Monday, March 28, 2022.

10. ADJOURNMENT:

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
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