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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF TANGIPAHOA WATER DISTRICT OF DECEMBER 17, 2018 The Board of Commissioners of the Tangipahoa Water District met in Regular Session on the 17th day of December, 2018 at the District Office in Natalbany, Louisiana. The meeting was called to order at 2:00 P.M. by Commissioner Bruce Bordelon. Present – Gary Kelley, Devon Wells, Carol Kinchen, John S. Wilde, Bruce Bordelon, Don Marshall, and Guy Buckley. Absent- Jason Lipscomb. Also present was Mr. Patrick Coudrain- Legal Counsel, Mr. Webb Anderson- Engineer. Invocation was led by Commissioner Carol Kinchen followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by Commissioner Guy Buckley. GUESTS AND COMMENTS: None APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING DATED DECEMBER 3, 2018 - A motion was made by Mr. Marshall and seconded by Mr. Kelley to adopt the minutes of the Regular Meeting dated December 3, 2018 that they be dispensed and published in the Official Journal. Roll-call vote was as follows: YEAS: 7 (Kelley, Wells, Kinchen, Wilde, Bordelon, Marshall, Buckley) NAYS: None ABSENT: 1 (Lipscomb) ABSTAIN: None NOT VOTING: None PUBLIC INPUT - ANYONE WISHING TO ADDRESS AGENDA ITEMS - None NEW BUSINESS – A. APPROVE CHECK REGISTER NOVEMBER 2018 (O & M)- A motion was made by Mr. Wilde and seconded by Mr. Buckley to approve the check register for November 2018 as presented. Roll call vote was as follows: YEAS: 7 (Kelley, Wells, Kinchen, Wilde, Bordelon, Marshall, Buckley) NAYS: None ABSENT: 1 (Lipscomb) ABSTAIN: None NOT VOTING: None TABLED ITEMS – None OLD BUSINESS- A. SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS FYR 2017- Mr. Anderson updated the Board on the Robert well site saying that the property search is ongoing. No action taken. COMMITTEE REPORTS – A. FINANCE COMMITTEE- None B. LEGAL MATTERS- Motion was made by Mr. Marshall and seconded by Mrs. Kinchen to enter executive session. Roll call vote was as follows: YEAS: 7 (Kelley, Wells, Kinchen, Wilde, Bordelon, Marshall, Buckley) NAYS: None ABSENT: 1 (Lipscomb) ABSTAIN: None NOT VOTING: None Motion was made by Mr. Kelley and seconded by Mr. Marshall to exit executive session. Roll call vote was as follows: YEAS: 7 (Kelley, Wells, Kinchen, Wilde, Bordelon, Marshall, Buckley) NAYS: None ABSENT: 1 (Lipscomb) ABSTAIN: None NOT VOTING: None Mr. Bordelon made it known that no action was taken in executive session. COMMISSIONERS PRIVILEGES – None MANAGER'S REPORT – A. OPERATIONS- Mr. Schlicher presented the customer count report and activity report for November. B. FINANCIALS- A motion was made by Mr. Marshall and seconded by Mr. Wilde to approve the payment of $59,724.60 to the Sewer District out of funds that would have been transferred into the Lamp account for billing system error due to upgrade done in 2013. Roll call vote was as follows: YEAS: 7 (Kelley, Wells, Kinchen, Wilde, Bordelon, Marshall, Buckley) NAYS: None ABSENT: 1 (Lipscomb) ABSTAIN: None NOT VOTING: None A motion was made by Mr. Kelley and seconded by Mr. Marshall to approve the 2019 budget as presented by Mr. Jones. Roll call vote was as follows: YEAS: 7 (Kelley, Wells, Kinchen, Wilde, Bordelon, Marshall, Buckley) NAYS: None ABSENT: 1 (Lipscomb) ABSTAIN: None NOT VOTING: None With no further business appearing, on motion by Mr. Kelley and seconded by Mr. Lipscomb, Commissioners of the Tangipahoa Water District adjourned. ATTEST: /S/Bruce Bordelon, President Tangipahoa Water District /S/Jason Lipscomb, Secretary Tangipahoa Water District JANUARY 23, 2019 19-01-126
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID Sealed bids will be received by the Mayor and the City Council for the Town of Amite City on or before February 5, 2019 at 6:00 P. M. at the Amite City Hall, 212 East Oak Street, Amite, Louisiana for the following: Bulk Diesel Fuel, Bulk Off-road Diesel, Bulk Gasoline Product to be Delivered to Town Maintenance Facility Invoice price will be equal to the bid price + the daily rack price at Marathon Refinery. A copy of the Marathon Refinery rack sheet shall accompany each invoice submitted for payment. Bid price shall include all costs of providing fuel to the town’s storage tanks. This includes all taxes to which the town is subject and all delivery fees, if any. Successful bidder must show evidence of public liability insurance by attaching the insurance certificate to the bid. Prices to remain in effect from February 5, 2019 to June 30, 2019. The Town of Amite reserves the right to reject any and all bids. January 16, 23, 30, 2019 19-01-96
STORAGE SALE Notice is hereby given that on Thursday 01-31-19, sealed bids will be taken at Bill Hood Automotive 11236 Hwy. 16 Amite, La. 70422. Between the hours of 10:00-11:00 am. Purpose of satisfying landlord’s lien on the contents of storage items. Terms of sale will be Cash Only! Last known name, address, unit#, and contents are as follows: Unit # 2 Cody W. Allen, 121 Wade Lane. Greensburg, La. 70441 Table, Chairs, & Totes of Misc. items Unit # 111 James M. Perkins Jr., 303 W. Sycamore St. Lot B. Amite, La 70422 Beds, Dresser, Tables, Boxes, & Totes of Misc. items Unit # 136 Peggy Barry, 6298 Pumping Station Road, Greensburg, La. 70441 Electric Heaters, T.V. , Small shop-vac, Chairs, & Misc. items Unit # 165 Tashima Muse, P.O. Box 194, Roseland, La. 70456 Small Refrigerator, Small Dryer, Chairs, and Tables JANUARY 23, 2019 19-01-119
SECTION 00100 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS TOWN OF AMITE CITY WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT IMPROVEMENTS PHASE 1A ACCUMULATED SLUDGE REMOVAL FROM LAGOON (SEWER FORCE MAIN, WET PIT AND SLUDGE BAG STORAGE AREA PREP) Separate sealed bids for the WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT IMPROVEMENTS PHASE IA ACCUMULATED SLUDGE REMOVAL FROM LAGOON (SEWER FORCE MAIN, WET PIT AND SLUDGE BAG STORAGE AREA PREP) will be received by the Town of Amite City at 212 E. Oak Street, Amite, Louisiana 70422, until 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, February 20, 2019. Any bid received after the specified time and date will not be considered. The Instructions to Bidders, Bid Form, Agreement Between Owner and Contractor, Forms of Bid Bond, Performance and Payment Bonds, Drawings and Specifications, and other Contract Documents may be examined at the following location: PAN AMERICAN ENGINEERS, LLC (Design Professional) 1717 JACKSON STREET (P.O. BOX 8599, 71306) ALEXANDRIA, LOUISIANA 71301 (318) 473-2100 The work to be performed under this Contract generally includes the installation of approximately 2,400 L.F. of 6” sewer force main, sewer wet pit (pit only – no pumps), and earthwork/levee construction. Copies of the bidding documents may be obtained at the office of Pan American Engineers, LLC upon deposit of $150.00 for each set of documents. The deposit on the first set of documents furnished to bonafide prime bidders will be fully refunded upon return of the documents, in good condition, no later than ten (10) days after receipt of bids. On other sets of documents furnished to bidders, the deposit less actual cost of reproduction will be refunded upon return of the documents, in good condition, no later than ten (10) days after receipt of bids. The OWNER reserves the right to reject any or all bids for just cause. Such actions will be in accordance with Title 38 of the L.R.S. In accordance with L.R.S. 38:2212.B.(1), the provisions and requirements stated in the Bidding Documents shall not be considered as informalities and shall not be waived. Each Bidder must deposit with the bid, security in the amount of at least five percent (5%) of the total bid price, as described in the Instructions to Bidders. Bid bonds shall be written by a surety or insurance company meeting the requirements noted in L.R.S. 38:2218. The successful Bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance Bond and Payment Bond, in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract amount, written by a surety or insurance company meeting the requirements noted in L.R.S. 38:2219 A. (1)(a), (b) and (c). Town of Amite City 212 E. Oak Street Amite, Louisiana 70422 Milton Bel, Mayor January 23, 30, 2019 and February 6, 2019 19-01-121
WHEREABOUTS Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Michael john Levens, please contact Stephen M. Stafford, Attorney, at (225) 998-1050. JANUARY 23, 24, 25, 2019 19-01-133
WHEREABOUTS Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Lori Darnelle Thornton, please contact Lindon Magee at (985) 542-6848. JANUARY 22, 23, 24, 2019 19-01-130
Owner: Tangipahoa Parish Government Project: Vineyard Road Bridge over Skulls Creek [W6-L7] ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed Bids for the construction of “Vineyard Road Bridge over Skulls Creek [W6-L7] for Tangipahoa Parish Government” will be received by the President & Council of Tangipahoa Parish at the Parish Government office, 206 East Mulberry Street; Amite, LA 70422, until 10:00 a.m. (CDT) Friday, February 22, 2019, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. The Project consists of: Construction of a three-span concrete bridge; including demolition of existing structures, earthwork, bridge pilings, approach slabs, headwalls & wingwalls, drainage work, traffic control, miscellaneous sitework, and related work as called for on the drawings, indicated on the Bid Form, or reasonably implied. Construction Budget: $730,000 Contract Term: 150 calendar days Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. Bids shall be on a unit price basis as indicated in the Bid Form. The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: Spangler Engineering, LLC; 214 Southwest Railroad Avenue; Hammond, LA 70403; (985) 542-8665; T. C. Spangler, Jr., P.E.; webb@spanglerengineering.com. Prospective Bidders shall obtain Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office between the hours of 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (Monday-Thursday), and 8:00 am – 12 noon (Friday), and may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office as described herein. Bidding Documents may also be examined at the Tangipahoa Parish Government office; 206 East Mulberry Street; Amite, LA 70422. Printed copies of the Bidding Documents shall be obtained from the Issuing Office during the hours indicated above upon payment of a deposit of $200.00 for each set. Bidders who return full sets of the Bidding Documents in good condition (suitable for re-use) within ten (10) days after receipt of Bids (March 5, 2019) will receive a full refund ($200.00). Non-Bidders will receive a refund of $50.00 for documents returned in good condition within the time limit indicated above. Checks for Bidding Documents shall be payable to “Spangler Engineering, LLC”. Upon request and receipt of the document deposit indicated above the Issuing Office will transmit the Bidding Documents via delivery service. The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office. A pre-bid conference will be held at 11:00 am (CDT) on Thursday, February 5, 2019 at the Office of the Engineer; 214 Southwest Railroad Avenue; Hammond, LA 70403. Attendance at the pre-bid conference is highly encouraged but is not mandatory. Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. Owner: Tangipahoa Parish Government By: Title: Robby Miller, President, Tangipahoa Parish January 23, 30, 2019 and February 6, 13, 20, 2019 19-01-136
WHEREABOUTS Anyone knowing the whereabouts of the person responsible for the estate of MARVIN C. COCHRAN, please contact Renee S. Raborn Molland, Attorney at Law, P.O.Box 811, Amite, Louisiana 70422 or call (985) 748-8045. JANUARY 23, 24, 25, 2019 19-01-128
WHEREABOUTS Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Timothy Joe Pierre, please contact Lindon Magee at (985) 542-6848. JANUARY 22, 23, 24, 2019 19-01-125
MINUTES Florida Parishes Human Services Authority Administrative Office 835 Pride Drive, Suite B Hammond, LA 70401 Minutes of the Governing Board Meeting October 26, 2018 Carol Stafford, Board Chair, called the meeting of the Florida Parishes Human Services Authority (FPHSA) Governing Board to order at 9:36 a.m. Rebecca Soley conducted a roll call. A quorum was established. Attendees Governing Board: David Cressy; Ligia Soileau; Genesa Garofalo Metcalf, M.D; Mona Pellichino; and Carol Stafford Absent: Liz Gary; Danielle Keys; Timothy Lentz; Gary Porter FPHSA Staff/ Guest: Richard Kramer, Executive Director; Rachelle Sibley, CFO; Rebecca Soley, FPHSA/Administration; Janet Gordon, FPHSA/Administration; Schoener LaPrairie, M.D., FPHSA Medical Director; Cindy Gutowski, FPHSA/Behavioral Health Services; Joseph Bodenmiller, FPHSA/Behavioral Health Services; Janise Monetta, FPHSA/Developmental Disabilities Services; Trent Myers, FPHSA/Administration Prayer was offered by Mr. Cressy. Agenda/Consent Agenda Ms. Stafford extended an offer for additional agenda items or revisions to the agenda. No new items or revisions were requested. Mr. Cressy made a motion to approve the agenda as presented; seconded by Dr. Metcalf. The motion passed unanimously. Excused Absence(s) Dr. Metcalf made a motion to excuse the absences of Ms. Gary, Ms. Keys, Mr. Lentz, and Rev. Porter; seconded by Ms. Soileau. The motion passed unanimously. Approval of Minutes Dr. Metcalf made a motion to adopt the September 28, 2018, meeting minutes as written; seconded by Mr. Cressy. The motion passed unanimously. Public Input Ms. Stafford welcomed all in attendance and extended an opportunity for public input. Executive Director Report Mr. Kramer submitted a copy of the Executive Director’s Report for October to members of the governing board. He outlined the content which included: 1. Budget Update: The Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget plan has been submitted to LDH and work with LDH fiscal staff is proceeding to determine how to move forward with the next step with the best chance of favorable passage. I have been meeting with our local Senators and Representatives who are on the committee and have been encouraged by the support so far. Our current projections still indicate that collections will be above budget again in the current year and this is a plan that will allow us to put these funds to use in better serving our community rather than depositing it into escrow. 2. Mental Health First Aide Train the Train Training: The Mental Health First Aid Train the Trainer training for first responders occurred this week and looks to have been a big success. We had participation from across all parishes including St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office, Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office, Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Slidell Fire Department, Covington Fire Department, Denham Springs Police Department, Acadian Ambulance, Southeastern Louisiana University Campus Police Department, Greensburg Police Department, and Probation and Parole. All of these agencies will now have the ability to incorporate this training into their own training to improve the response of their staff to mental health crises improving the safety of their staff and that of those in crisis. 3. Employment Fair Update: At the last meeting, it was discussed that the employment fair for Tangipahoa Parish would be held at Southeastern Louisiana University on November 15th. Although we’ve had good interest from many fronts we did not have enough employers committed to make the event the success that we would like for it to be so we are rescheduling the event for some time after the first of the year. It is expected that with the additional time to plan that we will be able to secure more participants and have a greater impact than if we pushed forward with the earlier date. 4. Grants Update: The final awards for the many grants discussed at the last meeting were made effective October 1st and the efforts to implement the programs they will fund are underway. Work is continuing with the contractor with whom we are planning to operate the mobile crisis team as well as the opioid peer support specialists through the SOR and STR grants. It is expected that this contract will be finalized within the next thirty days with a start date of December 1, 2018. Additionally, the Louisiana Partnership for Success Grant Part II is now in the planning stage of the grant and community partners to carry out the prevention activities in Tangipahoa and St. Helena parishes are being secured. 5. Zero Suicide Update: Dr. April Foreman will be visiting FPHSA on November 5th to begin implementation of Zero Suicide. She will conduct an orientation for the Zero Suicide team and follow up with guiding us through a strategic planning session to plan our agency implementation. Representative Falconer, who introduced Zero Suicide legislation last session, has been invited to come in and say a few words and we are awaiting confirmation from him. 6. Denham Springs Clinic Update: The Denham Springs clinic building is finally ready for us to move in and we are planning a November 7th move at this point. The plan will be to operate in the new location as a full-time clinic immediately and plan for a grand opening type of event in the second week of January inviting local politicians and others for a ribbon cutting. It is very exciting to see this long-awaited step finally happening to better serve the people of our area. 7. Genoa Pharmacy Expansion: Over the past several months we have been having discussions with Genoa, the contracted pharmacy company at the Hammond site, about expanding pharmacy operations to our other locations. After gaining approval from LDH to make physical changes to the building, we have agreed with Genoa to open a pharmacy at the Mandeville Behavioral Health Clinic site. This will require minor renovations that will be paid for and carried out by Genoa and will result in an on-site pharmacy that will serve the clients of that clinic. Making it easier for our clients to access their prescriptions will have a positive impact on the outcomes for those individuals and this agreement will make this possible. 8. Developmental Disabilities Services Information: Mr. Kramer provided some developmental disabilities services data for July, August, and September 2018 on the following information: Systems Entry; Referrals for Crisis Placement; PASRR; Residential Placement Searches; IFS Information including Referrals, individuals/families receiving IFS, the number on the waiting List, and denials; FFF information including those receiving FFF and the number on the waiting list; and Waiver Information including those receiving Waiver Services and the number on the waiting list. 9. Behavioral Health Services Information: Mr. Kramer provided the number of persons served and services provided for the following: Bogalusa Behavioral Health Clinic; Denham Springs Behavioral Health Clinic; Mandeville Behavioral Health Clinic; Rosenblum Behavioral Health Clinic; Slidell Behavioral Health Clinic; Outreach Services in Franklinton, Greensburg, and Kentwood; and Home and Community Based Services, as well as the number serviced through Residential Treatment Services for July, August, and September. Mr. Cressy made a motion to accept the Executive Director’s report as presented; seconded by Dr. Metcalf. The motion passed unanimously. Financial Report- October 2018: Ms. Sibley presented the Financial Report for October 2018 as follows: Fiscal Year 2019 (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019) Ms. Sibley disseminated the Monthly Budget Report for month ending September 30th. FPHSA’s current FY19 budget analysis reflects a projected deficit; however, it is projected that funds will be transferred into escrow due to over-collections in self-generated revenue. Fiscal will continue to monitor revenue and expenditures closely. Ms. Sibley also provided the beginning escrow balance as of the beginning of FY19. Fiscal Year 2020 (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020) Ms. Sibley disseminated the final FY 2020 draft budget request recap that was submitted to the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) earlier this month. The final FY20 request reflects an overall increase above the current FY19 budget. The request is mainly a continuation budget request following the Division of Administration’s process for salaries, related benefits, market adjustments (formerly merit increases or performance adjustments), and inflation. FPHSA is requesting the authority and funding for one additional position for Developmental Disabilities Services to meet the needs associated with the increased funding and volume of services as a result of ACT 73 of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session and System Transformation Tiered Waiver process. Also included in the request is funding to cover the fiscal agent transfer from LDH to FPHSA, including one additional position. Final copies of the request and all supporting documentation are due to LDH October 29th. Dr. Metcalf made a motion to accept the financial report as presented; seconded by Ms. Soileau. The motion passed unanimously. Board Business Board Member Terms Ms. Stafford indicated that the board member terms for Ms. Soileau, Dr. Metcalf, and Mr. Lentz will expire at the end of the year. FPHSA will request the reappointments of Dr. Metcalf and Mr. Lentz to serve a consecutive term. Ms. Soileau elected to rotate off the board after serving two consecutive terms. FPHSA will consult with Livingston Parish’s governing authority about appointing someone to fill this vacancy. Officer Terms Ms. Stafford indicated that the officer terms for Chair and Vice Chair will expire at the end of the year. An ad hoc committee was formed to discuss officers for 2019. The ad hoc committee members include: Ms. Stafford, Ms. Pellichino, and Dr. Metcalf. Executive Session Mr. Kramer indicated that per FPHSA Board policy, an evaluation of the Executive Director must be conducted no later than November 30th of each year. Mr. Kramer indicated that he was prepared to present his self-assessment to the board. At 10:14 a.m., Ms. Pellichino made a motion to move into executive session to allow Mr. Kramer to present his self-assessment to the board; seconded by Mr. Cressy. The motion passed unanimously. At 10:33 a.m., Mr. Cressy made a motion to reconvene into regular session; seconded by Ms. Pellichino. The motion passed unanimously. Confirmation of the next meeting It was confirmed that the next meeting of the FPHSA Governing Board is scheduled on Friday, December 7, 2018, at the Administrative Office at 835 Pride Drive, Suite B, and Hammond, LA. FQHC Model Presentation Guest speaker/Consultant, Ann Deinhardt, gave a presentation on the Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Program to the board and FPHSA’s leadership team. Ms. Deinhardt provided the definition of what an FQHC and information about the advantages to becoming an FQHC, the available subsets, the requirements to obtain an FQHC status, the governance composition, and the application process. An initial service area analysis was also discussed. Adjournment Dr. Metcalf made a motion to adjourn the meeting; seconded by Mr. Cressy. The motion passed unanimously. The meeting was adjourned. JANUARY 23, 2019 19-01-127
WHEREABOUTS Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Felicia R. Mccoy, please contact Allen Harvey, Attorney at Law, 201 NW Railroad Ave., Suite 303, Hammond, LA 70401, 985-634-9568. JANUARY 23, 24, 25, 2019 19-01-129
WHEREABOUTS Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Earl R Clark, Jr., please contact Lindon Magee at (985) 542-6848. JANUARY 22, 23, 24, 2019 19-01-131
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