City Council gets in the Christmas spirit

City COuncil 112917 (3)

The highlight of the City Council meeting Monday night was the presentation of Miss Merry Christmas, Makenzie Methvin, and her Christmas Belles: Lauren Vienne, Erica Hubbs, Katelyn Yopp, Brooklyn Hampton, Makenzie Morgan, and Hope Rachal.


A second presentation consisted of this year’s Christmas Angels:

Josilyn LaCour – Pre-K
Kaylee Jones – K
Lily Liles – 1St
Darvy Allison – 2nd
Presley Trull – 3rd
Cayla Anthony – 4th
Destanee Stewart – 5th
Campbell Morrow – 5th
Cailynn Kay – 6th
Jesse Foshee – 7th
Kadence Creamer – 8th


Other agenda items included:

Approving a conveyance of a 15 acre tract of land to Ledet’s Louisiana Seafood, LLC for $57,500

Award bid for the Rue Beauport Riverfront – Drive Renovations to Regional Construction LLC for $311,555

Approve acquisition of a 12.8 acre tract of ground and a 11.04 acre tract from Ark-La-Tex Investment And Development Corporation for $128,000

Approve agreement with Bank Of Montgomery for the relocation and improvement of drainage structures currently located on BOM property, accepting an easement from BOM for the drainage structures as relocated

Award bid for (2) 69 KV Line Relay Panels to MMRA Constructor Inc. in Belle Chase for $40,447

Award bid for Dredging of Chaplin’s Lake to Merrell Bros. Inc. of Kokomo, IN for $316,400

Approving application for certification as a Louisiana Retirement Community with the Louisiana Encore Commission from 2018-2023

Enter into a contract with Midwest Employers Casualty Company for the Workers’ Compensation Excess Coverage Policy for the City

Approve the transfer of a lease agreement of a lot in the Natchitoches Regional Airport from Marc Millican to Harold Foster and Laurie Berry