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MINUTES The St. Helena Parish Police Jury met regular session in the Meeting Room of the St. Helena Parish Police Jury Building at 17911 Hwy 43, Greensburg, Louisiana, on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 @ 6:00 P.M. Invocation was led by Mr. Major Coleman, followed by the Pledge. Roll Call: Police Jurors present: President Jeremy Williams, Jule C. Wascom, Theodore McCray, Jr., Warren McCray, Jr., Major Colman, and Doug Watson (arrived late) Police Jurors absent: Jule C. Wascom Public comment form(s) were submitted prior to meeting Notice is hereby given that at its meeting to be held on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at its regular meeting place, the Police Jury Meeting Room, St. Helena Parish Government Building, 17911 Hwy. 43N, Greensburg, Louisiana, the Police Jury of the Parish of St. Helena, State of Louisiana, plans to consider adopting a resolution ordering and calling an election to be held within Sixth Ward Fire Protection District of St. Helena Parish, Louisiana to authorize the levy of an ad valorem tax. A motion was made by Mr. Theodore McCray, Jr., seconded by Mr. Major Coleman and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to table the Introduction of an Ordinance to amend, revise, enact, and re-enact Part II of Chapter 13 of the Code of Ordinance of the St. Helena Parish Police Jury Regulating Logging of Timber Operations in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Motion by was made by Major Coleman seconded by Warren McCray, Jr. and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to adopt Resolution of Support for the 2020 Census Partnership Motion by was made by Major Coleman seconded by Warren McCray, Jr. and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to approve and authorize President to sign RFP #1 i/a/o $4,873.70 for invoice #SHPJOP102 from Hall’s Welding & Fabrication Inc.; down payment to order building kit for Pavilion Motion by was made by Major Coleman seconded by Doug Watson and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to Approve & authorize President to sign contractor’s application for payment #8 from Matt Guinn Construction, LLC i/a/o $314,286.92, for Drainage Improvement Project-replacement of 6 bridges; payable upon receipt of HMPG funds A motion was made by Mr. Theodore McCray, Jr., seconded by Mr. Major Coleman and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to approve invoice #8500-1 from Pontchartrain Engineers & Surveyors, Inc. i/a/o $11,429.80 for Bridge Replacement Project to upgrade Conveyance of Storm water; payable upon receipt of HMPG funds Fire Protection District #2: A motion was made by Mr. Warren McCray, Jr., seconded by Mr. Doug Watson and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to approve invoice #1018 from Kinchen Construction, LLC i/a/o $13,500.00 for construction and completion of fire station slab located at 72 Matthews Lane, Pine Grove, LA A motion was made by Mr. Warren McCray, Jr., seconded by Mr. Doug Watson and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to approve invoice #1019 from Kinchen Construction, LLC i/a/o 7,356.00, for change order dated 6/5/2019 A motion was made by Mr. Warren McCray, Jr., seconded by Mr. Doug Watson and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to approve invoice #1020 from Kinchen Construction, LLC i/a/o $19,500, to be paid upon the delivery of building Motion by was made by Mr. Major Coleman, seconded by Mr. Theodore McCray, Jr. and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to approve $1.00 per hour pay increase for Angelica-Tanner Robertson, effective July 15, 2019; payable from RBM Fund Motion by was made by Mr. Theodore McCray, Jr., seconded by Mr. Doug Watson and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to hire William O’Conner, Jr. as Laborer/Operator at a pay rate of $12.00 per hour, payable from Road District #4; effective upon clear drug screen Addendum: A motion was made by Mr. Major Coleman, seconded by Mr. Warren McCray, Jr. and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to add one item to the agenda. Motion by was made by Mr. Theodore McCray, Jr., seconded by Mr. Doug Watson and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to hire Levern Lee as Laborer/Operator at a pay rate of $14.00 per hour and Mr. Jim Lee as Laborer/Operator at a pay rate of $12.00 per hour, payable from Road District #4; effective upon clear drug screen A motion was made by Mr. Doug Watson, seconded by Mr. Major Coleman and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to approve Travel Warrant #1193 from Edward Galmon i/a/o $69.03 for travel reimbursement during emergency outages Approved requisitions, as per copies presented to Jurors Approved checks written after the last regular meeting in the total amount of $127,381.74 and tonight’s checks totaling $294,514.98 Approved minutes for June 25, 2019, as prepared and emailed to Jurors There being no further business to come before the Police Jury, the meeting was adjourned on motion duly made by Mr. Major Coleman, seconded by Mr. Doug Watson and unanimously adopted by the Police Jurors to meet in regular session at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2019 Jeremy Williams, President St. Helena Parish Police Jury State of Louisiana Sharonda Brown, Secretary-Treasurer St. Helena Parish Police Jury State of Louisiana JULY 20, 2019 19-07-103MINUTES The St. Helena Parish Police Jury met regular session in the Meeting Room of the St. Helena Parish Police Jury Building at 17911 Hwy 43, Greensburg, Louisiana, on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 @ 6:00 P.M. Invocation was led by Mr. Major Coleman, followed by the Pledge. Roll Call: Police Jurors present: President Jeremy Williams, Jule C. Wascom, Theodore McCray, Jr., Warren McCray, Jr., Major Colman, and Doug Watson (arrived late) Police Jurors absent: Jule C. Wascom Public comment form(s) were submitted prior to meeting Notice is hereby given that at its meeting to be held on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at its regular meeting place, the Police Jury Meeting Room, St. Helena Parish Government Building, 17911 Hwy. 43N, Greensburg, Louisiana, the Police Jury of the Parish of St. Helena, State of Louisiana, plans to consider adopting a resolution ordering and calling an election to be held within Sixth Ward Fire Protection District of St. Helena Parish, Louisiana to authorize the levy of an ad valorem tax. A motion was made by Mr. Theodore McCray, Jr., seconded by Mr. Major Coleman and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to table the Introduction of an Ordinance to amend, revise, enact, and re-enact Part II of Chapter 13 of the Code of Ordinance of the St. Helena Parish Police Jury Regulating Logging of Timber Operations in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Motion by was made by Major Coleman seconded by Warren McCray, Jr. and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to adopt Resolution of Support for the 2020 Census Partnership Motion by was made by Major Coleman seconded by Warren McCray, Jr. and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to approve and authorize President to sign RFP #1 i/a/o $4,873.70 for invoice #SHPJOP102 from Hall’s Welding & Fabrication Inc.; down payment to order building kit for Pavilion Motion by was made by Major Coleman seconded by Doug Watson and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to Approve & authorize President to sign contractor’s application for payment #8 from Matt Guinn Construction, LLC i/a/o $314,286.92, for Drainage Improvement Project-replacement of 6 bridges; payable upon receipt of HMPG funds A motion was made by Mr. Theodore McCray, Jr., seconded by Mr. Major Coleman and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to approve invoice #8500-1 from Pontchartrain Engineers & Surveyors, Inc. i/a/o $11,429.80 for Bridge Replacement Project to upgrade Conveyance of Storm water; payable upon receipt of HMPG funds Fire Protection District #2: A motion was made by Mr. Warren McCray, Jr., seconded by Mr. Doug Watson and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to approve invoice #1018 from Kinchen Construction, LLC i/a/o $13,500.00 for construction and completion of fire station slab located at 72 Matthews Lane, Pine Grove, LA A motion was made by Mr. Warren McCray, Jr., seconded by Mr. Doug Watson and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to approve invoice #1019 from Kinchen Construction, LLC i/a/o 7,356.00, for change order dated 6/5/2019 A motion was made by Mr. Warren McCray, Jr., seconded by Mr. Doug Watson and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to approve invoice #1020 from Kinchen Construction, LLC i/a/o $19,500, to be paid upon the delivery of building Motion by was made by Mr. Major Coleman, seconded by Mr. Theodore McCray, Jr. and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to approve $1.00 per hour pay increase for Angelica-Tanner Robertson, effective July 15, 2019; payable from RBM Fund Motion by was made by Mr. Theodore McCray, Jr., seconded by Mr. Doug Watson and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to hire William O’Conner, Jr. as Laborer/Operator at a pay rate of $12.00 per hour, payable from Road District #4; effective upon clear drug screen Addendum: A motion was made by Mr. Major Coleman, seconded by Mr. Warren McCray, Jr. and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to add one item to the agenda. Motion by was made by Mr. Theodore McCray, Jr., seconded by Mr. Doug Watson and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to hire Levern Lee as Laborer/Operator at a pay rate of $14.00 per hour and Mr. Jim Lee as Laborer/Operator at a pay rate of $12.00 per hour, payable from Road District #4; effective upon clear drug screen A motion was made by Mr. Doug Watson, seconded by Mr. Major Coleman and unanimously carried by the Police Jurors present to approve Travel Warrant #1193 from Edward Galmon i/a/o $69.03 for travel reimbursement during emergency outages Approved requisitions, as per copies presented to Jurors Approved checks written after the last regular meeting in the total amount of $127,381.74 and tonight’s checks totaling $294,514.98 Approved minutes for June 25, 2019, as prepared and emailed to Jurors There being no further business to come before the Police Jury, the meeting was adjourned on motion duly made by Mr. Major Coleman, seconded by Mr. Doug Watson and unanimously adopted by the Police Jurors to meet in regular session at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2019 Jeremy Williams, President St. Helena Parish Police Jury State of Louisiana Sharonda Brown, Secretary-Treasurer St. Helena Parish Police Jury State of Louisiana JULY 20, 2019 19-07-103
AGENDA SEWERAGE DISTRICT MEETING JULY 22, 2019 1. Call meeting to order. 2. Roll Call. 3. Approval of the minutes from the June 17, 2019 meeting. Old Business: A. Presentation of the 2018 audit. (Trey Sanders) 4. Manager’s report. (Jason Hood) 5. Ratify and award bids for the annual maintenance contract. (Jay Pittman) 6. Approval of a change order to the Bedico WWTF access road construction contract for an increase of $311.75 to Lawson Bonet Contractor. (Jay Pittman) 7. Final acceptance of the Bedico WWTF access road. (Jay Pittman) 8. Engineer’s report. (Chuck Spangler) 9. Financial report and review. (Randi Matthews) 10. Member privileges. 11. Adjournment. JULY 20, 2019 19-07-132
Public Notice Notice is hereby given that Kay Crossing, ALPIC is competing for 9% tax credit provided by the Louisiana Housing Corporation and proposes to construct Kay Crossing, a $7,951,838+/- ($1,300,000 debt - $6,599,340 equity, $52,498 developer loan), family rental complex consisting of up to 42 family units (2- 2BRs, 18- 3 BRs and 12-4BRs) and 1 office/community facility, located on a 10 acre tract immediately east and adjacent to 1390 SW Railroad Ave, Ponchatoula LA. The project will consist of both new construction and 1 rehab unit as well as the remediation of blight located near 1352 SW Railroad Ave, Ponchatoula LA. The development will target large family, single parent and handicapped special needs groups. The development will offer support services tailored to the needs of large families, single family, and handicapped special needs. The business address for the partnership is P.O. Box 4086, Monroe, LA 71211. JULY 18, 20, 23, 2019 19-07-101
MINUTES Village of Tickfaw Monthly Meeting July 9, 2019 The Village of Tickfaw met in regular session at 5:00pm on July 9, 2019. Present for the meeting was Mayor Lamonte, Councilman Galofaro, Councilman Fedele, Councilman Ribando, Chief DiBenedetto and Attorney Trippi. The invocation was done by Mayor Lamonte followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. #5 Planning & Zoning- None #6 Public Input-ANYONE WISHING TO ADDRESS ANYTHING ON THE AGENDA-none #7 Approve the Public Hearing Minutes for June 18th Motion to approve the Public Hearing minutes was made by Councilman Fedele and seconded by Councilman Galofaro. Motion passed unanimously Votes (3) #8 Approve the Monthly meeting minutes for June 18th Motion to approve the monthly minutes was made by Councilman Galofaro and seconded by Councilman Ribando. Motion passed unanimously Votes (3) #9 Old Business-none #10 New Business: Introduce & Set for Public Hearing Cross Connection Control Ordinance 201 Introduced by Councilman Fedele and set for Public Hearing for August 13th at 4:45pm Accept/Deny sealed bids for Dorothy Lane sewer Mayor Lamonte addressed the only sealed bid received was from Mitchell Contracting in the amount of $77,660.00 the cut the amount by $2660.00 bringing Total to $75,000.00. The advertised amount stated an estimated amount of $35,000.00 at this time there is no way the Village can afford this bid. He asks that the Council refuse this bid and allow him to see if other monies can be raised to complete the project. The town only has $40,000.00 to do the job. Motion was made by Councilman Galofaro to deny the sealed bid from Mitchell Contracting and seconded by Councilman Ribando. Motion passed unanimously Votes (3) Discuss Loud Music Complaints Chief DiBenedetto addressed this complaint that his department had handled the problem and will handle any other complaints for loud music. Discuss Dogs & Mechanic complaints Mayor Lamonte addressed the complaint regarding resident with disturbing dogs barking. The Resident has purchased land in another State and will be moving. These were dogs being trained to benefit military persons to cope with being in the war needing companionship the resident had related to the Mayor. They apologized for any problems this had caused. Mayor Lamonte stated the mechanic complaint the person has gotten occupational license to do a home business and the Village has other residents doing a home business. He will have the Village Attorney review ordinances that would deny anyone from doing home business. #11. Public Safety- Chief DiBenedetto He will be attending a workshop from Wednesday – Thursday and will be out of town. His department responded to (74) calls for the month of June consisting of dog complaints, assisting other Agencies, traffic arrest and general complaints. #12 Attorney Report- Will be working with the police chief in being in compliance with MPERS by September #13 Council Response Galofaro- none Fedele-thank the Police Chief for police working the Blessed Mother Feast Ribando- thanked the Police Chief for police working the Blessed Mother Feast #14 Mayor – He will have Attorney review and make sure the Ordinances are brought up to date. He announced he will NOT run for another term in three half years. So, anyone wishing to run needs to begin now to prepare for the job. He is not just the Mayor; he is the Maintenance and is tired of all the complaints that the Mayor won’t do this/that from the people he tries to work with every day. They forget all the good that has been done. He will try his best to finish this term but will not run for another term. ADJOURNMENT: Motion was made by Councilman Ribando to adjourn the meeting and seconded by Councilman Fedele. Motion passed unanimously Votes (3) ATTESTED BY: Ruby LeTard, Municipal Clerk JULY 20, 2019 19-07-129
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