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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HEARING

REGULAR MEETING

PARISH OF NATCHITOCHES COUNCIL BOARD ROOM 211

NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA

Monday, May 20, 2019

5:30 p.m.

 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:     Bradley McDonald, (AWS) Acadiana Waste Services             
  6. Reports of Department Heads:
    • Public Works Director- Mr. John Richmond
    • OCS/Head Start Executive Director- Ms. Sharon Harris
    • Interim Parish Treasurer- Lynda Vance
    • Interim Director Planning and Zoning-Mr. David Kees, Jr
  7. Parish President-Mr. Rick Nowlin
  8. Adopt the minutes of the regular meeting of the Natchitoches Parish Council held Monday, April 15, 2019.
  9. Appointments of Boards and Commissions. Consider adopting a resolution confirming re-appointment/appointments to the following boards/commissions.
    • Council to consider the re-appointment of Ms. Anita Dubois to the Natchitoches Parish Children and Youth and Planning Board.
    • Council to consider the re-appointment of Ms. De’Andrea Sanders to the Natchitoches Parish Children and Youth and Planning Board.
  10. First Adoption of proposed Ordinances:
    • Council to Introduce Ordinance 004-2019 to effect a zoning change from an R-2 Residential District for multi-family residences to an R-1 Residential District for single family residences on Lots 2 and 5 of Angler’s Paradise Park Subdivision situated in Sections 27 and 28, Township 9 North, and Range 6 West along Hampton Road in Natchitoches, as shown on the Survey attached hereto (Municipal Address: Unassigned); and otherwise to provide with respect thereto.
    • Council to Introduce Ordinance 005-2019 to effect a zoning change from an I-A Industry-Agriculture District to an B-1 Business District for single family residences on a 23.57 acre parcel situated in Section 41, Township 7 North, Range 7 West along Louisiana Highway 120 in Natchez, as shown on the Survey attached hereto (Municipal Address: Unassigned); and otherwise to provide with respect thereto.
    • Council to Introduce Ordinance 006-2019 to effect a zoning change from an RMH-1 Residence District for single family residences and manufactured homes to an R-3 Residence District for multi-family residences on a 1.87 acre parcel situated in Section 13, Township 9 North, and Range 8 West, as shown on the Survey attached hereto with an address of 761 Highway 504 in Natchitoches; and otherwise to provide with respect thereto.
    • Council to Introduce Ordinance 007-2019 to effect a zoning change from an R-2 Residential District for multi-family residences to an R-1 Residential District for single family residences on Lots A, B, C, and D of Angler’s Paradise Park Subdivision situated in Sections 28 and 40, Township 9 North, and Range 6 West along Hampton Road in Natchitoches, as shown on the Survey attached hereto (Municipal Address: Unassigned); and otherwise to provide with respect thereto.
    • Council to Introduce Ordinance 008-2019 to adopt Amendment No. 1 to the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget.
    • Council to Introduce Ordinance 009-2019 to consider putting on the ballot to let the People of Natchitoches Parish to decide for the current form of Government or the Police Jury form of Government.
    • Public Hearings: None
    • Action on Proposed Ordinances: None
    • Resolutions:
      • Council to consider Resolution 011-2019 to declare the Solid Waste Transfer Station as “surplus property” and further, to authorize the advertising for proposals to lease and operate the Solid Waste Transfer Station.
      • Council to consider approving the request for proposals and Lease Agreement for the lease of the Solid Waste Transfer Station to another entity and authorize issuance of the RFP.
      • Council to consider the awarding of a contract for the collection and disposal of solid waste in the Parish
      • Council to consider adopting a Resolution of the library’s capital expenditure for the addition of a meeting room at the Northeast Branch of the Natchitoches Parish Library.
      • Council to consider a Resolution approving THE RESTORATION TAX ABATEMENT PROGRAM APPLICATION OF DUNAHOE LAW FIRM, L.L.C. AND AUTHORIZING THE NATCHITOCHES PARISH PRESIDENT, TO SIGN AND EXECUTE ANY INSTRUMENT NECESSARY TO CONVEY THE APPROVAL OF THE PARISH COUNCIL TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, STATE OF LOUISIANA.
      • Council to consider adopting a proclamation honoring Janice Bolton for being named Louisiana Realtor of the Year by the Louisiana Realty Association.”
  11. Other Agenda Items:
    • Council to consider approval of the proposed engagement letter from Thomas, Cunningham, Broadway and Todtenbier for services in connection with the audit of the Parish’s control and compliance areas identified in the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Statewide Agreed-Upon Procedures for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018.
    • Council to approve the appointment of the new Natchitoches Parish Treasurer.
    • Council to appoint the new Natchitoches Parish Registrar of Voters.
    • Council to consider approving a tax exemption for Alliance Compressors.
    • Council to consider putting on the ballot to letting the People of Natchitoches Parish to decide for the current form of Government or the Police Jury form of Government.
    • Council to consider approving the request of Mr. Randall Lee “Fuzzy” Hennigan for repairing and resurfacing portion of Lula Street beginning at the Intersection of south main street going South on Lula Street approximately 230 feet in Downtown Marthaville.
    • Council to consider the approval of the Annual Head Start Assessment.
    • Council to consider authorizing the Parish President to sign and execute a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Red River Waterway Commission to allow the Commission to make certain repairs and improvements to Tauzin Island Road.
    • Council to consider authorizing the Parish President to sign and execute an extension to the agreement with IBTS for two years of permitting and building official services.
    • Council to consider approving the request of the property owners along Clark Road to have the Parish Department of Public Works scarify a section of the road.
  12. Visitors for Non-Agenda Items. (3 minutes)
    • Mr. Scooter Perot, resident of Beau Vista road.
  13. Adjourn

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