Agenda for June 8 City Council Meeting – LIVE STREAM TONIGHT

Natchitoches City Council meeting open to the public, social distancing in place

The Natchitoches City Council meeting will be open to the public at the next regular meeting on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Occupancy for the Council Chamber is limited to 25% or 26 people total. Temperature checks will be given before entering the chamber. Seating markers will be placed on the chairs. Any Citizen that wishes to observe the City Council meeting live may do so at:

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If you have any comments that you would like to make on any agenda item, you can email those comments to smcqueary@natchitochesla.gov and they will be read into record. Also during the meeting if you have any comments on the agenda item being considered, you may call 318-521-1023 and you will be placed on speaker phone to make your comments. You must state your name for the record and you will be limited to 3 minutes for your comments. Please remember that this is not a question and answer session and please speak clearly for the record. Since we are allowing for a public comment period, agenda items will take longer than usual because we will allow 45 seconds between the reading of the item and the vote being taken, for any public comment. For additional questions, please call 318-357-3821.

The City Council meetings will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of each month and will be reserved to only items on the Agenda. The City Council Meetings are held at the Natchitoches City Council Chambers located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, Louisiana.

NATCHITOCHES CITY COUNCIL MEETING

JUNE 8, 2020

5:30 P.M.

A G E N D A

CALL TO ORDER
INVOCATION
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

READING AND APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF MAY 26, 2020

PLANNING & ZONING – INTRODUCTION:

#035 Harrington Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 64 Of 2001 By Changing

Zoning Classification Of Property Described As Follows:

South One-half of Lt 7, Lot 8 & East 39.4 Feet of Lt 9 of East Broadmoor Subdivision, Unit #2 from B-3 Commercial to additional B-A to sell beverages of high and low alcoholic content for consumption on premise. Application by Redolpho Vargas – 115 South Drive.

ORDINANCES – FINAL:

#034 Nielsen Ordinance Amending The 2019-2020 Budget To Reflect Additional Revenues And Expenditures.

ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION:

#036 Mims Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor To Terminate An Existing Lease With Natchitoches Fair Association, Inc. And To Execute A New Lease In Favor Of Natchitoches Fair Association, Inc. For A Tract Of Land Located In The Natchitoches Fairgrounds, Setting The Terms And Conditions Of Same, And Authorizing The Execution Of The Lease By The Mayor, Lee Posey, After Due Compliance With The Law, And Further Providing For Advertising Of The Lease And An Effective Date.

#037 Nielsen Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 32 Of 2019 In Order To Approve The Lease 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, Together With An Option To Purchase Said Property, And Authorizing The Mayor, Lee Posey, To Execute A Deed And Any Other Documents Necessary To Complete The Lease With Option To Purchase On Behalf Of The City Of Natchitoches, And To Provide For Advertising.

#038 Mims Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 17 Of 2020 Adopted On February 24, 2020 To Provide For The Removal Of A Pledge And Dedication To The Natchitoches Economic Development District D Of The Incremental Revenues Generated By The City’s One Percent (1.0%) Sales And Use Tax Now Being Levied For General Purposes And Collected By The City; And Otherwise Providing With Respect Thereto.

#039 Morrow Ordinance Approving A Smartnet North America Reference Network Reference Station Host Agreement With LEICA Geosystems, Inc. And Authorizing The Mayor To Execute The Said Agreement On Behalf Of The City, Providing For Advertising, Further Providing For Severability, And Further Providing For A Repealer And Effective Date Of Ordinance.

RESOLUTIONS:

#029 Morrow Resolution Fixing The Time, Day, Date And Place Of Regular Meetings Of The City Council Of The City Of Natchitoches For The Next Twelve Months.

#030 Batiste Resolution Establishing Meeting Times And Places Of: Natchitoches Planning Commission, Historic District Commission, Airport Advisory Commission, and Waterworks District No.1.

#031 Nielsen Resolution Appointing Members To The City Planning Commission For the City Of Natchitoches.

#032 Mims Resolution Appointing Members To The Natchitoches Historic District Commission For The City Of Natchitoches.

#033 Harrington Resolution Appointing Stacy McQueary As Clerk Of The Council For The City Of Natchitoches.

#034 Morrow Resolution Appointing The City Attorney And Assistant City Attorneys For The City Of Natchitoches.

#035 Batiste Resolution Appointing The Auditor For The City Of Natchitoches.

#036 Nielsen Resolution Appointing the Fiscal Agent For The City Of Natchitoches.

#037 Mims Resolution Designating The Natchitoches Times As the Official Legal Journal For The City Of Natchitoches For The Next Twelve Months.

#038 Morrow Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Enter Into A Contract With Alliant Insurance Services Inc., For The One Beacon Insurance Group Casualty Package Insurance Renewal Effective June 30, 2019 Through June 30, 2020.

#039 Harrington Resolution Re-Appointing William “Bill” Finical As A Member of The Natchitoches Fire And Police Civil Service Board.

#040 Batiste Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Execute A Certificate Of Substantial Completion To The Contract Between The City Of Natchitoches And Regional Construction, LLC For The 2017-2018 Street Rehabilitation Program, Phase 2.

FINANCIAL REPORT – Debbie Miley

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The next scheduled City Council meeting will be June 22, 2020.