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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HEARING

REGULAR MEETING

PARISH OF NATCHITOCHES IN THE LARGE COURTROOM

NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA

Monday, September 16, 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
    • Douglas Brown-District 31 Representative
    • Dollie Mahoney, Assessor
    • Kenneth Ellzey, IT -Presentation on online streaming
  6. Reports of Department Heads:
    • Public Works Director – Mr. John Richmond
    • OCS/Head Start Executive Director- Ms. Sharon Harris
    • Parish Treasurer- Ms. Julie Lockhart
    • 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, August 19, 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. Karen Terrell to Natchitoches Parish Library Board of Control.
    • Council to consider the re-appointment of Mr. Ludlow McNeely to the Natchitoches Parish Fire District 6 Board.
    • Council to consider the re-appointment of Mr. Mark Waskom to the Natchitoches Parish Fire District 6 Board.
    • Council to consider the appointment of Ms. Dee Dee Dunagan to the Natchitoches Parish Housing Authority to replace Regina Keyser.
    • Council to consider the appointment of Mr. Jimmy Atherton to the Saline Lake Game and Fish Preserve Commission to replace Tony Swords.
  10. First Adoption of proposed Ordinances:
  11. Public Hearings:
    • Council to consider Adopting Ordinance 013-2019 to effect a zoning change from an I-A Industry-Agriculture District to an B-1 Business District for commercial use on a 3.77 acre tract of land, parcel #0010277800, situated in Section 83, T9N, R7W along Louisiana Highway 3278 in Natchitoches, as shown on the Survey attached hereto; and otherwise to provide with respect thereto.
    • Council to consider Adopting Ordinance 014-2019 for an Operating Budget Amendment.
    • Conduct a public hearing with the Natchitoches Parish Council Sitting as a “Board of Review” to hear any and all protests or complaints on values of property for assessment purposes fixed by the Natchitoches Parish Tax Assessor.
  12. Action on Proposed Ordinances:
    • Council to consider Adopting Ordinance 013-2019 to effect a zoning change from an I-A Industry-Agriculture District to an B-1 Business District for commercial use on a 3.77 acre tract of land, parcel #0010277800, situated in Section 83, T9N, R7W along Louisiana Highway 3278 in Natchitoches, as shown on the Survey attached hereto; and otherwise to provide with respect thereto.
    • Council to consider Adopting Ordinance 014-2019 for an Operating Budget Amendment.
    • Council to approved or deny the assessed value levied by the Tax Assessor, Dollie C. Mahoney.
  13. Resolutions:
    • Council to adopt Resolution in recognizing the importance of the United States Census and encouraging all Natchitoches Parish Resident to Participate in being Counted.
  14. Other Agenda Items:
    • Council to consider approving the Video Streaming of the Natchitoches Parish Council meetings on the Natchitoches Parish Website and from the Council Meeting room using Natchitoches Parish Government equipment.
    • Council to consider awarding the construction contract for the Courthouse ADA Renovations to DSW Construction, LLC, Many, LA., in the amount of $120,775.00, and to authorize the Parish President to execute the Notice of Award and Construction Agreement upon receipt of the contractor’s performance and payment bonds and certificate of insurance.
    • Council to consider approving the Louisiana Department of Economic Development of the following action pursuant to §503(H)(1) of the Industrial Tax Exemption Program.
    • Council to consider approving the Parish President to secure additional legal Counsel for employment matters at the recommendation from the District Attorney’s Office.
    • Council to consider approving the Resolution from Fire District #1 to change the membership of the Fire District #1 Board of Commissioners from seven to five members.
  15. Visitors for Non-Agenda Items. (3 minutes)
    • Woody Delphin, Bermuda Road
  16. Executive Session:

    The Parish Council to hold an executive session in accordance with LSA-R.S. 42:17(A)(2) to conduct strategy sessions with respect to prospective litigation after formal written demand or litigation to discuss the litigating position of Natchitoches Parish Government in the matters of McMurtry v. Natchitoches Parish Government, et  and Lynda Vance v. Natchitoches Parish.

  17. Adjourn

 

Attachments

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