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Monday, February 25, 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
  6. Reports of Department Heads:
  • Public Works Director- Mr. John Richmond
  • OCS/Head Start Executive Director- Ms. Sharon Harris
  • Parish Treasurer- Ms. Debbie Miley
  • 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, January 28,   2019.

10. Appointments of Boards and Commissions. Consider adopting a resolution confirming re-appointment/appointments to the following boards/commissions.   NONE

11. First Adoption of proposed Ordinances:

A. Council to consider Ordinance No. _001-2019 to amend and reenact Ordinance No. 005-2018 to change the percentage of meetings a member of a Parish board or commission must attend in order to remain a member of the board or commission. The existing language in Section 1, Subsection B.3., reads as follows: “Absence from more than seventy five (75%) percent of the regularly scheduled meetings of the board or commission in any calendar year.” The proposed ordinance would change the “seventy-five (75%) percent” to “twenty-five percent (25%). (The minutes of the Council meeting indicate the original figure was 50% but it was amended to 75% before the ordinance was adopted.)

Public Hearings:

A. Council to consider adopting Ordinance 001-2019 to remove Benjie Colvin Road from the parish road system.

Action on Proposed Ordinances:

A. Council to consider adopting Ordinance 001-2019 to remove Benjie Colvin Road from the parish road system.

Resolutions: NONE

12. Other Agenda Items:

 A. Council to consider awarding the bids for Silty Clay Soil and Grader Blades.

        Grader Blades bidders:

      1. Valk manufacturing Company
      2. Scott Equipment Company
      3. Doggett 
      4. Wear Parts and Equipment Company

Silty Clay Soil:

      1. FFT Trucking Services, LLC

.B. Council to consider authorizing the Parish President to execute an agreement with Demery Resources Company, LLC/Five Forks Mining, LLC to allow that company to construct an at grade crossing of Five Forks Road(Parish Road 225)

C. Council to consider an increase in compensation for the Parish Treasurer.

  1. Visitors for Non-Agenda Items. (3 minutes)
  2. Executive Session: To discuss a pending litigation of Jacquekin Pier vs. Parish of Natchitoches in the 10 judicial Court.
  3. Adjourn