Agenda for December 14 City Council Meeting – LIVE STREAM TONIGHT

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Natchitoches City Council will have a pre-council meeting beginning at 5:00 p.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. to discuss non-agenda items. The City Council meeting 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 public is invited to both the pre-council meetings and council meetings with the understanding that items not on the agenda will not be discussed at the scheduled council meetings, but the public is welcome to discuss any topic at the pre-council meetings. The City Council Meetings are held at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, Louisiana.

NATCHITOCHES CITY COUNCIL MEETING

DECEMBER 14, 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 NOVEMBER 23, 2020

PRESENTATION OF CHRISTMAS ANGELS

Emma Outlaw – Pre-K
Bella Bearden – K
Raylee Barton – 1St
Kambria Berry – 2nd
Paige Jenkins – 3rd
Adalyn Rhodes – 4th
Brinlee Berry – 5th
Ainsley Pickett – 6th
Annaliece Romero – 7th
Addison Evans – 8th


PRESENTATION OF MISS MERRY CHRISTMAS AND CHRISTMAS BELLES

Miss Merry Christmas – Katherine Anderson

Christmas Belles – Brianna Laird, Jensen Parker, Baylee LaRoux, and Mary Grace Long

PLANNING & ZONING – INTRODUCTION:

#064 Harrington Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 64 Of 2001 By Changing Zoning Classification Of Property Described As Follows: Lots 14 & 15 of East Broadmoor Subd., unit # 2 & lot adjacent desc. as. beg. at the NE cor. of lot 14 of the EAST BROADMOOR SUBD., thence S 85 deg. 21 min. East 500 ft., thence S 2 deg. 51 min. est 232.4 ft., thence N 85 deg. 21 min. West 500 ft., thence N 2 deg. 51 min. est 232.3 ft. to the pt. of beg., less 1.59 ac. to Peoples State Bank., less 1,375.9 sq.ft. to hwy. dept. for Commercial use. (311 Royal St. – Mike Wolff)

#065 Smith 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 Served, Fixing Hearing Date And Appointing Curator To Represent Absentees.


ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION:

#066 Neilsen Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Ronnie Williams, To Execute An Agreement Or Lease Of Public Property And Airspace With Red Sky Adventures, LLC, 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 Red Sky Adventures, LLC, To Provide For A Public Hearing, To Provide For Advertising, And A Savings Clause.

RESOLUTIONS:

#079 Elie Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Enter Into A Contract With Midwest Employers Casualty Company For The Workers’ Compensation Excess Coverage Policy For The City Of Natchitoches.

#080 Petite Resolution Appointing the Assistant City Attorneys For The City Of Natchitoches.

#081 Nielsen Resolution Appointing Glen Moffett To Fill The Unexpired Term Of Ed Dranguet As A Member Of The Board Of Directors Of The Industrial Development Board Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana.

#082 Harrington Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Execute Change Order No. 1 To The Contract Between The City Of Natchitoches And DSW Construction For Building Renovations At 720 Sixth Street (Bid No. 0625)

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The next scheduled City Council meeting will be January 11, 2021. There will not be a City Council meeting on Monday, December 28, 2020.

The City of Natchitoches offices will be closed Thursday, December 24th, Friday, December 25, 2020 for the Christmas Holidays and Thursday, December 31, 2020 & Friday, January 1, 2021 for New Years.