Parish Council agenda for Oct. 17, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HEARING
REGULAR MEETING
PARISH OF NATCHITOCHES IN THE PARISH BOARD ROOM 211 2ND FLOOR
NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA

Monday, October 17, 2022

5:30pm

A G E N D A

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Invocation

4. Pledge of Allegiance

5. Invited guests, and special presentations
Vincent Cofield for Henry O Flipper Foundation

6. 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

7. Parish President Mr. John Richmond

8. Adopt the minutes of the regular meeting of the Natchitoches Parish Council held Monday, August 15, 2022, and Special Meeting August 22, 2022.

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

A. Council to approve Mr. Harlan “Mark” Guidry for appointment to the Northwest Louisiana Human Services District.

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10. OLD BUSINESS: None

NEW BUSINESS:

11. First Introduction of proposed Ordinances:

A. Council to Introduce Ordinance 023-2022 to amend the ordinance Sec. 125: Density restriction in Natchitoches Parish and all its participating municipalities.

B. Council to Introduce Ordinance 024-2022 to affect a zoning change from an I-A District to a Business-3 (B-3) District for the purpose of a club on a 1.49-acre tract (Parcel # 0040103650) that is subdivided from an approximately 27.9-acre parent tract (parcel # 0040103800). The property is located in Section 31, Township 10 North, Range 6 West with a Physical address of 6539 HWY 71, Clarence, LA 71414., as shown on the Survey attached hereto, approved by the Parish Planning Commission on April 4, 2022.

Public Hearings:

A. Council to approve the Adoption of Ordinance 021-2022 the Operating and Capital budget for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2023, and ending December 31, 2023, and making appropriations for each Department, Project, and Account and Capital Budgets.

B. Council to approve the Adoption of Ordinance 022-2022 for the amendment of 2022 General Fund, Criminal Court, and Library Funds.

Action on Proposed Ordinances:

A. Council to approve the Adoption of Ordinance 021-2022 the Operating and Capital budget for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2023, and ending December 31, 2023, and making appropriations for each Department, Project, and Account and Capital Budgets.

B. Council to approve the Adoption of Ordinance 022-2022 for the amendment of 2022 General Fund, Criminal Court, and Library Funds.
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Resolutions:

A. Council to consider adopting a resolution-036-2022 with designation as a Green Light for Veterans County, Natchitoches Parish hereby declares from October through Veterans Day, November 11th, 2022, a time to salute and honor the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform transitioning from Active Service.

B. Council to consider adopting a Resolution approving the holding of an election in Natchitoches Parish Hospital Service District for the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana, on Saturday, April 29, 2023, to authorize the continuation of a special tax therein.

12. Other Agenda Items:

A. Council to authorize Parish President to “opt in to allow for expedited temporary housing assistance” in accordance with La. R.S. 726(F)(3)(b)(iii) (aa) and La. R.S. 726(F)(4) (Act 526, 2022). This document will certify to GOHSEP, “…that the local governing authority will waive any land use regulation relative to permitting for mobile homes, recreational vehicles, and other temporary housing directly adjacent to the survivor’s damaged dwelling to allow for expedited temporary housing assistance in the parish.”

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

14. Adjourn