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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HEARING

REGULAR MEETING

PARISH OF NATCHITOCHES COUNCIL BOARD ROOM 211

NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA    

 

Monday, February 24, 2020

 

5:30 p.m.

 

A G E N D A

 

  1. Call to Order

 

  1. Roll Call

 

  1. Invocation

 

  1. Pledge of Allegiance

 

  1. Invited guests, and special presentations

 

  1. Reports of Department Heads:

     Public Works Interim Director- Mr. Johnny Salard

     OCS Executive Director- Ms. Sharon Harris

     Parish Treasurer- Ms. Julie Lockhart

Interim Director Planning and Zoning-Mr. David Kees, Jr.

 

  1. Parish President-Mr. John Richmond

 

  1. Adopt the minutes of the regular meeting of the

Natchitoches Parish Council held Monday, January 27, 2020 and Special Meeting January 30, 2020

 

  1. Appointments of Boards and Commissions.

     Consider adopting a resolution confirming re-              appointment/appointments to the following                   boards/commissions. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regular Meeting

February 24, 2020                           Page 2.

 

  1. Council to confirm the reappointment of Mr. George Minturn to the Natchitoches Parish Planning Commission.

 

  1. Council to confirm the reappointment of Mr. Lainey                Wright to the Natchitoches Parish Planning Commission.

 

  1. Council to Council to confirm the reappointment of Mr. Leslie Bayonne to the Natchitoches Parish Planning Commission.

 

  1. Council to confirm the reappointment of Ms. Carol O’Quinn to the Natchitoches Parish Fire District 5 Board.

 

  1. Council to confirm the reappointment of Mr. Johnny Poissot to the Natchitoches Parish Fire District 6 Board.

 

  1. Council to confirm the reappointment of Mr. Emile Metoyer to the Natchitoches Parish Water Works District 2 Board.

 

  1. Council to confirm the appointment of Mr. James Kilcoyne to the Natchitoches Parish Hospital Service District Board.

 

  1. Council to confirm the appointment of Mr. Matthew Dodson to the Saline Lake Game and Fish Preserve Commission

 

  1. First Introduction of proposed Ordinances: None

 

Public Hearings:

 

  1. Council to Adopt Ordinance 001-2020 authorizing the transfer of the title to property identified as the Breda Head Start Center to Save the Children, and to authorize the Parish President to execute the Bill of Sale and any other documents required to effect the sale, as approved by the Office of the District Attorney.

 

 

 

Regular Meeting

February 24, 2020                      Page 3.

 

 

  1. Council to Adopt Ordinance 002-2020 approving a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between the Parish of Natchitoches and Save the Children for the purpose of leasing Parish Property at 700 Trudeau Street, Natchitoches, Louisiana to Save the Children to be used in its Head Start Program, upon approval of the Office of the District Attorney.

 

  1. Council to Adopt Ordinance No. 003-2020 authorizing the

transfer of title to property identified as the Campti

Head Start Center to the Town of Campti, and to authorize

the Parish President to execute the Bill of Sale and other

documents required to affect the sale, as approved by the

Office of the District Attorney.

 

  1. Council to adopt Ordinance No. 004-2020 authorizing the transfer of title to property identified as the NSU Head Start Center to Northwestern State University, and to authorize the Parish President to execute the Bill of Sale and other documents required to effect the sale, as approved by the Office of the District Attorney.

 

  1. Council to adopt Ordinance No. 005-2020 creating

Natchitoches Parish Sewer District No. 2, establishing the

geographical boundaries of the District, creating a Board

of Commissioners to manage the District, establishing the

authority of the Board, including the setting of rates and

fees for District services and implementing office systems

to handle the billing for services and other business

functions, and other associated tasks in connection with the

District.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regular Meeting

February 24, 2020                      Page 4.

 

Action on Proposed Ordinances:

 

  1. Council to Adopt Ordinance 001-2020 authorizing the transfer of the title to property identified as the Breda Head Start Center to Save the Children, and to authorize the Parish President to execute the Bill of Sale and any other documents required to effect the sale, as approved by the Office of the District Attorney.

 

  1. Council to Adopt Ordinance 002-2020 approving a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between the Parish of Natchitoches and Save the Children for the purpose of leasing Parish Property at 700 Trudeau Street, Natchitoches, Louisiana to Save the Children to be used in its Head Start Program, upon approval of the Office of the District Attorney.

 

  1. Council to Adopt Ordinance No. 003-2020 authorizing   the transfer of title to property  identified as the Campti Head Start Center to the Town of Campti, and to authorize the Parish President to execute the Bill of Sale and other documents required to effect the sale, as approved by the Office of the District Attorney.

 

  1. Council to adopt Ordinance No. 004-2020 authorizing the transfer of title to property identified as the NSU Head Start Center to Northwestern State University, and to authorize the Parish President to execute the Bill of Sale and other documents required to effect the sale, as approved by the Office of the District Attorney.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regular Meeting

February 24, 2020                      Page 5.

 

 

  1. Council to adopt Ordinance No. 005-2020 creating Natchitoches Parish Sewer District No. 2, establishing the geographical boundaries of the District, creating a Board of Commissioners to manage the District, establishing the authority of the Board, including the setting of rates and fees for District services and implementing office systems to handle the billing for

services and other business functions, and other associated tasks in connection with the District.

 

Resolutions: NONE

 

  1. Other Agenda Items:

 

  1. Council to review a cost benefit analysis regarding the current agreement with IBTS to provide services for permitting, building inspections, code enforcement, and floodplain management.

 

  1. Council to consider for or against keeping the Home Rule charter and Council-President form of government. And to vote by motion to begin an Introduction Ordinance to repeal the Charter and to give the pleasure of the voters of Natchitoches Parish in regard to continuing to utilize the Home Rule Charter Council-President form of government or Repeal the Charter for this form of Government and replace it with the Police Jury form of government.

 

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

 

  1. Executive Session: Council to enter Executive Session to hear update on recent motor vehicle accident.

 

  1. Adjourn