City Council approves new Recreation Director, recognizes area student athletes

A resolution was passed at Monday evening’s City Council meeting, Aug. 12, to confirm the appointment of Kevin Warner as the Recreation Director for the City of Natchitoches. Warner has years of experience teaching and is excited to jump into his new role.

Area youth were also recognized at the meeting for their participation in the 2019 AUU National Championships on July 7-13 in Orlando, Fla. Davin White introduced the members of the Natchitoches Recreation Department’s Natural Talent Track Team who were able to attend the meeting. Coaches included Syrena Edwards (jumpers and sprinters), Tameshia Frederick (hurdles and sprints), and Latrell Frederick (javelin, discus, and shot). Athletes that spoke at the meeting included Latrell Frederick Jr., Dremarious Brown, and Ezekiel Ware. Several athletes made All American, which means they finished top 8 or better out of all the youth in the country that competed at the event.

Other agenda items included:

ORDINANCES – FINAL:
Ordinance Approving An Option Agreement In Favor Of Cane River Solar, LLC, Granting An Option To Lease A Tract Of Land In Section 57, Township 8 North, Range 7 West And Section 88, Township 9 North, Range 7 West, Said Option Being For A Three Year Period, With Consideration To Be Paid Monthly During The Term Of The Option, And Authorizing The Mayor, Lee Posey, To Execute The Option Agreement And Any Other Documents Necessary To Complete The Transaction On Behalf Of The City Of Natchitoches, And To Provide For Advertising.

ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION:
Ordinance Approving A Conveyance Of A 0.39 Acre, More Or Less, Tract Of Land In Sections 48 And 137, Township 9 North, Range 7 West, Located On The Southerly Right Of Way Of Old Robeline Road To Emres II Louisiana, LLC, For The Sum And Price Of $12,500.00, And Authorizing The Mayor, Lee Posey, To Execute A Deed And Any Other Documents Necessary To Complete The Transfer On Behalf Of The City Of Natchitoches, And To Provide For Advertising.

RESOLUTIONS:
Resolution Confirming The Appointment Of Kevin Warner As The Recreation Director For The City Of Natchitoches.

Resolution Designating Friday, August 30, 2019 As An Official Holiday For The Employees Of The City Of Natchitoches For The Year 2019.

Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Advertise And Accept Bids For 3,000 Gallon Rear Module Jet Refueler (Bid No. 0620)

Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Advertise And Accept Bids For Construction At The Natchitoches Regional Airport To Install New Perimeter Fence And Repair Existing Fence (Bid No. 0619)

Resolution Approving Renewal Of State Right Of Way No. 3669 For Continued Placement Of Waste Water Pipe Bottom Of Cane River As Per Survey By John E. Bradford Dated October 15, 1998 (Attached To Prior Right Of Way) Last Dated November 4, 1998, And Authorizing The Mayor To Execute The Right Of Way On Behalf Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
The next scheduled City Council meeting will be August 26, 2019.


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