Agenda for October 26 City Council Meeting – LIVE STREAM TONIGHT

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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.

PLANNING & ZONING – FINAL:

#049 Nielsen Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 64 Of 2001 By Changing

Zoning Classification Of Property Described As Follows:

Two Lots Having Front Of 300 Feet On South Side Of Keyser Avenue In Section 57 And Section 58, Township 9 North – Range 7 West, And 1 Shown On Map Slide 252-B As Tract “A” Containing 2.24 Acres And Tract “B” Containing 1.35 Acres Less 0.111 Acre To Highway Department From B-3 Commercial To Additional B-A Zoning To Sell Beverages Of High And Low Alcoholic Content For Consumption On Premise. Doug and Cathy Collins (1011 Keyser Ave., Parkway Cinema)

#056 Petite Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 64 Of 2001 By Changing

Zoning Classification Of Property Described As Follows:

40.00 Acres—Being 37.75 Acres West Of T&P Railroad In Section 105, Township 9 North-Range 7 West, Bounded North by Bayou Julien, West By Rhodes; And 2.25 Acres Being A Strip 125 Feet Wide Off North Side Of That Part Of Section 104, Township 9 North-Range 7 West, West Of T& P Railroad from R-1 Residential to I-2 Industrial for the purpose of sale. Claire W. Decker (Highway 1 South By-pass)

#057 Elie Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 64 Of 2001 By Changing

Zoning Classification Of Property Described As Follows:

Lot 70 of Plantation Park Unit #1 from R-1 Residential to B-1 Commercial to operate a retail business. Elizabeth Grace Sylvia (105 Isadore St)

#058 Smith Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 64 Of 2001 By Changing

Zoning Classification Of Property Described As Follows:

Lot 23 OF West Broadmoor Subdivision, Less 0.104 Acre to Highway Department, Less 0.086 Acre to Highway Department from: B-3 Commercial to additional B-A zoning to sell beverages of low alcoholic content. K-Five Inc. DBA Save-A-Lot (229 Broadmoor Shopping Center, Keyser Ave.)

ORDINANCES – FINAL:
#050 Smith Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Ronnie Williams, Jr., To Execute A Lease In Favor Of Marc Millican, Of That 21,785.76 Square Foot Area Shown And Depicted As Lot 4 Of The Natchitoches Regional Airport As Shown On The Airport Layout Plan Of April 12, 1994, And Further Providing For Advertising Of The Lease And An Effective Date.

#059 Harrington Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana, To Enter Into An Agreement With The Louisiana Department Of Wildlife And Fisheries – Extension, Which Said Agreement Provides For Services To Be Provided By The Louisiana Department Of Wildlife And Fisheries – Extension Providing For A One Year Term, Providing For Advertising, Further Providing For Severability, And Further Providing For A Repealer And Effective Date Of Ordinance.

ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION:
#061 Petite Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor of The City Of Natchitoches To Award The Bid For Liquid Chlorine For The Water Treatment Plant (Bid No. 0632)

#062 Elie Ordinance Approving City Of Natchitoches Employment Contract With The City Attorney And Further Authorizing The Mayor, Ronnie Williams, Jr., To Execute The Employment Contract On Behalf Of The City Of Natchitoches.

RESOLUTIONS:
#076 Nielsen Resolution Authorizing A One-Time Salary Supplement Payment To The City Of Natchitoches Employees.

#077 Harrington Resolution Authorizing The City Of Natchitoches, State Of Louisiana To Proceed With The Issuance Of Not To Exceed Four Million Dollars ($4,000,000) Of Utilities Revenue Refunding Bonds, Of The City Of Natchitoches, State Of Louisiana, On A Tax-Exempt Or Taxable Basis; Providing Certain Terms Of Said Bonds; Making Application To The State Bond Commission For Approval Of Said Bonds; Appointing Bond Counsel, Independent Registered Municipal Advisor And Underwriter/Placement Agent; Authorizing The Execution Of Certain Documents And Providing For Other Matters In Connection Therewith.

REPORTS: Debbie Miley – Financial Report

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
The next scheduled City Council meeting will be November 9, 2020.

The offices of the City of Natchitoches will be closed Wednesday, November 11, 2020 in observance of Veterans Day.