City Council Budget Hearing – Agenda for May 23, 2022

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NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING
Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing on the City of Natchitoches BUDGET for the fiscal year
June 1, 2022 through May 31, 2023 will be held on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 4:30 PM, at the Natchitoches City Council Chambers, 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457.

PUBLIC NOTICE
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Natchitoches City Council will have a pre-council meeting beginning at 5:00 p.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. to discuss non-agenda items. The City Council meeting will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of each month and will be reserved to only items on the Agenda. The public is invited to both the pre-council meetings and council meetings with the understanding that items not on the agenda will not be discussed at the scheduled council meetings, but the public is welcome to discuss any topic at the pre-council meetings. The City Council Meetings are held at the Natchitoches City Council Chambers located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, Louisiana.
NATCHITOCHES CITY COUNCIL MEETING
MAY 23, 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 MAY 9, 2022.

5. PROCLAMATIONS:
#043 Smith Proclamation Declaring May, 2022 As Mental Health Month In The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana.

6. PLANNING & ZONING – FINAL:
#033 Petite Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 64 Of 2001 By Changing
Zoning Classification Of Property Described As Follows:

Lot East Side Of Jefferson Street, North By Jordan, East By Cane River, South By Pauline Johnson. (Kristen & Ronald Simpson
– 403 Jefferson St.)

7. ORDINANCES – FINAL:
#026 Harrington Ordinance Adopting The Budget For The City Of Natchitoches For The Fiscal Year June 1, 2022 Through May 31, 2023.

#032 Nielsen Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Ronnie Williams, Jr., To Execute A Third Lease Amendment To Water Tower Option And Lease Agreement With New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC, To Increase The Size Of The Lease Premises (“New Premises Area”) To Tenant To Include A 4’ X 10’ Area To Accommodate Tenant’s Needs For The Installation Of A Generator.

#034 Smith Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana, To Enter Into A Memorandum Of Understanding With The Natchitoches Economic Development Alliance, Inc., Which Said Memorandum Provides For Services To Be Provided By The Natchitoches Economic Development Alliance, Inc., Providing For A One Year Term, Providing For Advertising, Further Providing For Severability, And Further Providing For A Repealer And Effective Date Of Ordinance.

8. ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION:
#035 Nielsen Ordinance Authorizing The Issuance By The City Of Natchitoches, State Of Louisiana Of Its Taxable Utilities Revenue Bonds, Series 2022, In An Amount Not To Exceed Nine Hundred Thirty-Five Thousand Dollars ($935,000), Prescribing The Form, Terms And Conditions Of Said Bond; Providing For The Payment Thereof; Entering Into Certain Other Covenants And Agreement In Connection With The Security And Payment Of Said Bonds; Selling Said Bonds To The Clean Water State Revolving Fund; Authorizing The Execution Of A Loan And Pledge Agreement And Other Loan Documents With The Louisiana Department Of Environmental Quality; Providing For The Delivery Of The Bonds To Said Department; And Providing For Other Matter In Connection Therewith.
#036 Smith Ordinance To Designate Funds From The American Rescue Plan For Use By The City Of Natchitoches To Provide Assistance To Households In Maintaining Housing Stability And To Otherwise Provide With Respect Thereto.

9. RESOLUTIONS:
#044 Elie Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Advertise And Accept Bids For West Natchitoches Water Main Replacement, Phase I
(Bid No. 0648)

#045 Petite Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Execute Change Order No. 1 For The Purchase Of A Forklift/Telehandler For The Purchasing Warehouse (Bid No. 0638)

#046 Harrington Resolution Authorizing The Execution Of A Legal Services Agreement With Baron & Budd, P.C., Cossich, Sumich, Parsiola & Taylor, LLC, And Washington & Wells, Attorneys At Law, And To Otherwise Provide With Respect Thereto.

#047 Elie Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Execute Change Order No. 1 To The Contract Between The City Of Natchitoches And Williams Equipment Services, LLC, For FY 2021-22 Phase 1 Street Rehabilitation. (Bid No. 0641)

10. FINANCIAL REPORT: Clarissa Smith – Brown

11. ANNOUNCEMENTS:
• The next scheduled City Council meeting will be Monday, June 13, 2022.
• The offices of the City of Natchitoches will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022 for Memorial Day.

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (318) 352-2772 describing the assistance that is necessary. If you wish to address the Council, please complete the “Request to Address City Council” form located on the entrance table.