City Council holds brief meeting Monday night

The City Council added an item to the agenda at Monday night’s meeting, Nov. 9. The Council voted to add a resolution to the agenda to authorize the operation of watercraft in the fireworks display fallout area until 5 pm on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020 in light of the amended plans for Christmas Festival Day due to the impact of the Coronavirus.

In other business, the Council heard a brief presentation by Stephanie Coleman. Perfect Key Home Solutions is a professional, full service real estate solutions firm that buys and sells properties throughout the great state of Louisiana. They specialize in buying distressed homes; renovating them and resell them to retail home buyers and landlords.

The team at perfect key Home Solutions prides itself on having a strong foundation of real estate knowledge and training. The company re-develops a large number of single family and multi-family properties throughout the state with the intention of revitalizing communities and encouraging home ownership. Its mission is to rejuvenate neighborhoods and increase the standard of living by improving the overall quality of housing for the residents of Louisiana.

David Kingsley came before the Council to ask the City to have its police enforce trespassing during Christmas Festival as per state laws. Kingsley said that every year the town folk of Natchitoches are forced to install barrier mechanisms (orange ribbons, plastic mesh fencing) to prevent unwanted people from parking on and outside their property. Mayor Ronnie Williams Jr. said the matter would be looked into.

Agenda items included:


Execute A Lease In Favor Of Etiole Patrimony, LLC, Of Lot 39 Of The Natchitoches Regional Airport As Shown On The Airport Layout Plan Of October 1993, As Revised September 2000,

Award The Bid For Liquid Chlorine For The Water Treatment Plant (Bid No. 0632)

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.

Award The Bid For The Natchitoches Regional Airport Furnish MK20A Localizer (Equipment Only) Bid No. 0631

The next scheduled City Council meeting will be November 23, 2020.

The City of Natchitoches offices will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27, 2020 for the Thanksgiving Holidays.