Parish Council moves closer to fixing streets, sewer system in Payne Subdivision

The Parish Council met via teleconference on Monday, April 20. The most prominent agenda items dealt with Payne Subdivison’s streets and sewer system.

The Council adopted Ordinance No. 005-2020 creating Natchitoches Parish Sewer District No. 2, establishing the geographical boundaries of the District, creating a Board of Commissioners to manage the District and establishing the makeup and the authority of the Board.

This is a step in the right direction toward the Payne Subdivision Sewer System being fixed and properly managed.

The other item the Council approved was to award the contract to Tarver Industries, LLC, of Alexandria for the resurfacing of Payne Subdivision, Phase 2 for a total of contract of $848,037.97.

Other agenda items included:

Council to confirm the appointment of Mr. Brian Benefield to replace Mr. Justin Shilling on the Fire District No. 1 Board.
Council to confirm the appointment of Mr. Wayne Ocon to replace Mr. Bubba Ivy on the Fire District No. 7 Board.
Council to confirm the appointment of Mr. John Louis Morgan to replace Mr. Matthew Faircloth on the Fire District No. 1 Board.
Council to award bids for the following Highway Items:

Base Coarse Aggregate SB2 —-Madden
Bottom Ash——————–Charah
Crushed Stone
Stone Riprap 3X5————–Big 4
Stone Rip Rap 30lb————Madden
Base Coarse Aggregate Glauconite (Green Rock)————Big 4
Silty Clay Soil—————FFT Trucking
Grader Blades—————–Doggett
DEF Fluid———————Fastenal

First Introduction of proposed Ordinances:

Council to Introduce Ordinance No. 006-2020 to effect a zoning change from I-A Industry-Agriculture District to a B-1 Business District for the purpose of establishing a medical clinic on a 2.62 acre tract of land, parcel #0063008500, situated in Section 9, T8N, R9W along Highway 6 in Robeline, as shown on the Survey attached hereto, approved by the Parish Planning Commission on April 6, 2020.

Items that did not make it on the agenda(needed to be a unanimous vote to add it to the agenda)included the following:

Council to consider approving permanent relocation of Creston polling place to Creston Baptist Church (Patsy Ward Hoover voted against).

Enter into an agreement with Attorney Tony Tillman pertaining to donation of Payne Subdivision Sewer System from TESI (Patsy Ward Hoover voted against).


4 thoughts on “Parish Council moves closer to fixing streets, sewer system in Payne Subdivision

  1. How???? I don’t get it. I can’t hardly keep a front end under our vehicles because of the conditions of our road. All we ever get is some loose filler that blows out when the rain is bad. And once again Payne subdivision is getting over $800,0000 to fix those roads??????

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