Agenda for November 12 City Council Meeting – Tonight

Natchitoches City Council will have a pre-council meeting on Tuesday, November 12 beginning at 5:00 p.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. to discuss non-agenda items. The City Council meeting will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m. The public is invited to both the pre-council meetings and council meetings with the understanding that items not on the agenda will not be discussed at the scheduled council meetings, but the public is welcome to discuss any topic at the pre-council meetings. The City Council Meetings are held at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, Louisiana. Please be advised due to renovations at the Natchitoches Arts Center, 716 Second Street the City Council meetings will be held at the City of Natchitoches Municipal Building, 560 Second Street, Natchitoches, Louisiana beginning June 2019 until further notice.

PRESENTATION OF CHRISTMAS ANGELS

Charlee Rhodes – Pre-K
Carleigh Bush – K
Jolene Seaman – 1St
Kaylee Jones – 2nd
Eliana Hawkins – 3rd
Layla Slaughter – 4th
Naomi Vercher – 5th
Kennedy Sykes – 6th
Dasani Hardison – 7th
Taylor Eubanks – 8th

PRESENTATION OF MISS MERRY CHRISTMAS AND CHRISTMAS BELLES

Miss Merry Christmas – Mali Simmons
Christmas Belles – Mallory Lee, Emily Robertson, Carlee Scott,
Abigail Thompson

ORDINANCES – FINAL:

#045 Mims Ordinance Further Amending The Geographical Boundaries Of Natchitoches Economic Development District C, State Of Louisiana; Extending The Levy And Collection Of An Existing 1% Sales And Use Tax And A 2% Hotel Occupancy Tax Into The Expanded Geographical Boundaries Of The District; And Providing For Other Matters In Connection With The Foregoing.

#046 Harrington Ordinance Levying An Additional Sales Tax Of One Percent (1.00%) In Natchitoches Economic Development District A, State Of Louisiana (The “District”); Designating The Full Amount Of Such Additional Sales Tax As The Sales Tax Increment In The District From Which The Local Sales Tax Increments Will Be Determined And Used To Finance Economic Development Projects In Accordance With And As Authorized By Part Ii, Chapter 27, Title 33 Of The Louisiana Revised Statutes Of 1950, As Amended, Designating The Initial Annual Baseline Collection Rate And Establishing A Monthly Baseline Collection Rate For The District; Pledging And Dedicating Such Tax Increments To Reimburse Economic Development Costs And Providing For Other Matters In Connection With The Foregoing.

ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION:

#051 Morrow Ordinance To Amend And Re-Adopt Section21-76 Of The Code Of Ordinances, Which Said Section Is Within Division 3, Entitled “Historic District” Of Article III, Entitled “Stopping, Standing And Parking” Of Chapter 21 Entitled “Motor Vehicles And Traffic”, Said Section Being Amended And Re-Adopted To Amend Regulations Governing The Unlawful Parking Of Certain Vehicles In The Historic District.

RESOLUTIONS:

#087 Mims Resolution Appointing Members To The Animal Advisory Committee, And Fixing The Terms Of Office Of The Members Of The Animal Welfare Committee Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana, Inc.

#088 Batiste Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Enter Into A Contract With Employers Risk Management Services As The Workers Compensation Third Party Administrator For The City Of Natchitoches.

#089 Harrington Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Advertise And Accept Bids For Caustic Soda For The Water Treatment Plant (Bid No. 0622)

#090 Morrow Resolution Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Agreement With The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LA DOTD) for improvements at the Natchitoches Regional Airport. (Acquire Land for Runway 35 Runway Protection Zone)

#091 Batiste Resolution Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Agreement With The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LA DOTD) for improvements at the Natchitoches Regional Airport. (Install New Perimeter Fence and Repair Existing Fence – Phase I)

#092 Nielsen Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Execute Change Order No. 4 To The Contract Between The City Of Natchitoches And Ratcliff Construction Company, LLC For The Natchitoches Sports & Recreation Park (Bid No. 0602)

ANNOUNCEMENTS: The next scheduled City Council meeting will be

November 25, 2019.

The City of Natchitoches offices will be closed Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29, 2019 for the Thanksgiving Holidays.