Agenda for September 14 City Council Meeting – LIVE STREAM TONIGHT

The Natchitoches City Council meeting will be open to the public at the next regular meeting on Monday, September 14, 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.

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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.

A G E N D A

CALL TO ORDER

INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

READING AND APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF AUGUST 24, 2020

PLANNING & ZONING – APPEAL:
APPLICANT/OWNER: Braddox Johnson

Purpose: the City Council to review a decision of the Natchitoches Planning and Zoning Commission at the August 18, 2020 meeting that approved the application to subdivide 17- Acres in Section 50 and 56, Township 9 North-Range 7 West, Bounded North by Stephens, East by Bertrand Jones South by Continuation of Park Street for the purpose of sale. (Lot on Katelynn Circle)

PROCLAMATIONS:
#059 Smith Proclamation Declaring September 2020 As Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month In The City Of Natchitoches (Accepted by: Leah Lentz)

PLANNING & ZONING – FINAL:
#044 Nielsen Ordinance Declaring Certain Buildings Unsafe And Recommending That Same Be Demolished Or Put Into Repair To Comply With The Building Code, Authorizing Notice To Be Serviced, Fixing Hearing Date And Appointing Curator To Represent Absentees.

ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION:
#046 Elie Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches To Award The Bid For Caustic Soda for the Water Treatment Plant (BID No. 0628)

#047 Harrington Ordinance Amending The 2020-2021 Budget To Reflect Additional Revenues And Expenditures.

RESOLUTIONS:
#058 Petite Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Advertise For Bids For Liquid Chlorine For The Water Treatment Plant (Bid No. 0632)

#060 Smith Resolution Appointing Alex J. Washington As The City Attorney For The City Of Natchitoches

#061 Harrington Resolution Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana, To Extend That Cooperative Endeavor Agreement With Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. For An Additional Two Year Term, Noted As The Second Extension, Under Said Agreement The City Of Natchitoches Provides Employees To The Cane River National Heritage Area In Exchange For The Services And Benefits That The City Receives From The Operations Of The Cane River National Heritage Area.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
The next scheduled City Council meeting will be September 28, 2020.