The Natchitoches City Council meeting will be open to the public at the next regular meeting on Monday, March 22, 2021 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:
If you have any comments that you would like to make on any agenda item, you can email those comments to email@example.com 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.
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
MARCH 22, 2021
A G E N D A
CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
READING AND APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF MARCH 8, 2021
#022 Elie Proclamation Declaring The Week Of April 13-18, 2021 As National Community Development Week In The City Of Natchitoches
ORDINANCES – FINAL:
#010 Elie Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor of The City Of Natchitoches To Award The Bid For Caustic Soda For The Water Treatment Plant (BID NO. 0634)
#011 Nielsen Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana, To Enter Into A Water Agreement With The Village Of Powhatan, Which Said Agreement Provides For Sale And Delivery Of Water By The City Of Natchitoches To The Village Of Powhatan, Providing For A Five Year Term, Providing For Advertising, Further Providing For Severability, And Further Providing For A Repealer And Effective Date Of Ordinance.
#012 Smith Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana, To Enter Into An Agreement For Emergency Assistance By And Between The LEPA Member Cities, Providing For Emergency Assistance Between The Members Of LEPA, Compensation And Term, Further Providing For The Appointment Of A Director And Alternate Director To The Board Of Directors Of Louisiana Energy And Power Authority, Providing For Advertising, Further Providing For Severability, And Further Providing For A Repealer And Effective Date Of Ordinance.
#013 Nielsen 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.
ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION:
#014 Harrington Ordinance Approving A Memorandum Of Cooperative Endeavor Between The City Of Natchitoches, The Red River Waterway Commission And The Natchitoches Convention & Vistors Bureau To Promote The Use Of The Red River For The KingKat Fishing Tournament
#015 Smith Ordinance Amending The 2020-2021 Budget To Reflect Additional Revenues and Expenditures
#016 Petite Ordinance Approving The City Of Natchitoches Entering Into An Employment Contract With Special Counsel And Further Authorizing The Mayor, Ronnie Williams, Jr., To Execute The Attached Employment Contract On Behalf Of The City Of Natchitoches
#017 Nielsen Ordinance Amending Ordinance Number 002 Of 2021 To Correct A Typographical Error Changing The Zoning Classification From B-2 To B-3, For Said Tract Owned By Braxton Keyser, LLC, And Further Providing For The Fixing Of A Public Hearing, Advertisement, And Providing For An Effective Date Of The Ordinance.
#023 Petite Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Execute Change Order No. 2 To The Contract Between The City Of Natchitoches And DSW Construction For Building Renovations At 760 Sixth Street
#024 Harrington Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Execute Change Order No. 3 To The Contract Between The City Of Natchitoches And Regional Construction, LLC For Phase 3 Street Rehabilitation
MOTION TO TAKE RESOLUTION NO. 016 OF 2021 FROM THE TABLE
#016 Smith Resolution Committing To Pay Administrative Fees For LCDBG HVAC Program And Hire Frye Magee LLC As LCDBG Administrative Consultant
The next scheduled City Council meeting will be Monday, April 12, 2021.
The offices of the City of Natchitoches will be closed Friday, April 2, 2021 for Good Friday.