Agenda for June 22 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 22, 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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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.


JUNE 22, 2020

5:30 P.M.






#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.

#033 Mims Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Lee Posey, To Execute An Agreement Or Lease Of Public Property And Airspace With Ronald Mooty And Marilyn D. Mooty Whereby The City Of Natchitoches And The Board Of Commissioners Of Waterworks District Number 1 Will Lease Public Ground And Airspace Pursuant To The Terms Of R. S. 33:4712 And R. S. 33:4712.1 To Ronald Mooty And Marilyn D. Mooty , To Provide For A Public Hearing, To Provide For Advertising, And A Savings Clause.

#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.

#040 Nielsen Ordinance Adopting Setting Forth the Adjusted Millage Rate(s)

#041 Harrington Ordinance Adopting to Roll Forward to Millage Rates(s) Not Exceeding the Maximum Authorized Rate(s)

#041 Batiste Resolution Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana To Adopt The Natchitoches Bicycle And Pedestrian Plan And The Natchitoches Feasibility Study And Implementation Plan Developed By The Rapides Area Planning Commission.

#042 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 La-6 West Turn Lane And J-Turn (Bid No. 0624)

#043 Morrow Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Enter Into A Maintenance Agreement, Including Mowing And Litter Pickup, With The State Of Louisiana, Department Of Transportation And Development, Office Of Engineering Beginning July 1, 2020 Through June 30, 2021.

#044 Nielsen Resolution Authorizing Mayor Lee Posey To Adopt The Required Plans, Policies, Appointments And Authorization Of Individuals For Compliance With The LCDBG Program.

#045 Mims Resolution Approving The Mayor To Execute A Grant Agreement With The Rapides Foundation For The 2020 Healthy Behaviors Program Grant For Ready, Set, Go!

The next scheduled City Council meeting will be July 13, 2020.
The Offices of the City of Natchitoches will be CLOSED Friday, July 3, 2020 in honor of Independence Day.