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PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATCHITOCHES PARISH COUNCIL

PARISH OF NATCHITOCHES, STATE OF LOUISIANA

TAKEN A SPECIAL MEETING HELD, MONDAY,

January 14, 2020

5:30 p.m.

 

The Natchitoches Parish Council met in special and legal session in the Council Board Room of the Natchitoches Parish Courthouse, on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 for a special meeting of Natchitoches Parish Council meeting at five (5:30) o’clock p.m. and for the Natchitoches Parish Council Meeting.

 

The Parish of Natchitoches was then convened as the governing authority by the temporary appointed Chairman. Councilwoman Hoover, asked the Parish President, who was going to call the meeting to order and the Parish President said, “I guess it will be the Secretary.” Councilwoman Hoover gave him the Home Rule Charter and said, “Show me that.” The Parish President read from the Home Rule Charter from Section 2-06. Council Meetings and Rules B. If the Chair is absent or disqualified, the vice -chair shall be the presiding officer. If both the chair and the vice-chair are absent or disqualified, the council shall designate one of its other members as the temporary presiding officer who shall fulfill the duties of the chair.” After that Councilwoman motion that Councilman Salter, be the Chair for this meeting.

 

On motion by Councilwoman Hoover, duly seconded by Councilman Marty Cheatwood that the Natchitoches Parish Council, in special and legal session does hereby appoint Councilman Salter as the temporary Chair to carry out the duties of the Chair.

 

On a roll call vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

     Ayes:      Councilwoman Hoover

     Ayes:      Councilman Cheatwood

     Ayes:      Councilman Kilcoyne

     Ayes:      Councilman Salter

     Absent:    Councilman Paige                Motion Passed.

 

Councilman Salter stated that the Parish was ready for the transaction of business.

 

After the roll call there were present Chairman John Salter and Council: Patsy Hoover, Jim Kilcoyne, and Marty Cheatwood.

 

Absent: Councilman Chris Paige.

 

The invocation was given by Councilman Cheatwood and the Pledge of Allegiance led by Councilwoman Hoover.

 

Chairman Salter read the first Agenda Item.

 

Council to consider changing January meeting date to January 21, 2020 date and after the discussion, Councilwoman Hoover wanted to amend the agenda to moving the date from January 21, 2020 to January 27, 2020.

 

On motion by Councilwoman Patsy Hoover, duly seconded by, Councilman Marty Cheatwood that the Natchitoches Parish Council, in special and legal session, does hereby amend the agenda to changing the date from January 21, 2020 to January 27, 2020.

 

On a roll call vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

     Ayes:      Councilwoman Hoover

     Ayes:      Councilman Cheatwood

     Absent:    Councilman Paige

     Ayes:      Councilman Kilcoyne

     Ayes:      Councilman Salter               Motion Passed.

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On motion by Councilwoman Patsy Hoover, duly seconded by, Councilman Marty Cheatwood that the Natchitoches Parish Council, in special and legal session, does hereby approve changing the date from January 21, 2020 to January 27, 2020.

 

On a roll call vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

     Ayes:      Councilwoman Hoover

     Ayes:      Councilman Cheatwood

     Absent:    Councilman Paige

     Ayes:      Councilman Kilcoyne

     Ayes:      Councilman Salter               Motion Passed.

 

Chairman Salter, stated the next agenda item:

 

Council to consider changing February meeting date to February 18, 2020.

 

Councilwoman Patsy Hoover recommended amending the agenda by tabling this agenda item to the next regular meeting to give the Council members time to check their schedules.

 

On motion by Councilwoman Patsy Hoover, duly seconded by, Councilman Marty Cheatwood that the Natchitoches Parish Council, in special and legal session, does hereby amend the agenda by tabling this agenda item to the next regular meeting to give the Council members time to check their schedule.

 

On a roll call vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

     Ayes:      Councilwoman Hoover

     Ayes:      Councilman Cheatwood

     Absent:    Councilman Paige

     Ayes:      Councilman Kilcoyne

     Ayes:      Councilman Salter               Motion Passed.

 

On motion by Councilwoman Patsy Hoover, duly seconded by, Councilman Marty Cheatwood that the Natchitoches Parish Council, in special and legal session, does hereby approved tabling this agenda item to the next regular meeting to give the Council members time to check their schedule.

 

On a roll call vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

     Ayes:      Councilwoman Hoover

     Ayes:      Councilman Cheatwood

     Absent:    Councilman Paige

     Ayes:      Councilman Kilcoyne

     Ayes:      Councilman Salter               Motion Passed.

 

Chairman Salter stated the next item on the agenda is to Adjourn.

 

On motion by Councilman John Salter, duly seconded by Councilman Marty Cheatwood, that the Natchitoches Parish Council, in special and legal session, does hereby adjourn.

 

On a roll call vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

     Ayes:      Councilman Salter

     Ayes:      Councilman Cheatwood

     Absent:    Councilman Paige

     Ayes:      Councilman Kilcoyne

     Ayes:      Councilwoman Hoover             Motion Passed.

 

Since there was no other business the meeting was adjourn:

 

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Attest:

 

 

 

                                           __________________________

                                           John Salter, Chairman

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Sheryl Frederick,

Council Clerk

 

 

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