City Council holds brief meeting Monday night

The Natchitoches City Council met on May 10, 2021 for a brief meeting. Agenda items were as follows:

ORDINANCES – FINAL:

Adopt The Millage Rate For The Tax Year 2021.
Adopt The Budget For The City Of Natchitoches For The Fiscal Year June 1, 2021 Through May 31, 2022.
Authorize A Franchise In Favor Of Cane River Paddle & Pedal Sports, L.L.C. To Operate A Rental Boat Business Within The City Limits Of The City Of Natchitoches, Confirming The Term Of The Franchise, Conditions, And Considerations For Said Franchise And Authorizing The Mayor To Execute The Said Franchise Agreement On Behalf Of The City Providing For Advertising, Further Providing For Severability, And Further Providing For A Repealer And Effective Date Of Ordinance.
Provide For The Incurring Of Debt And Issuance Of Sales Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2021 Of The City Of Natchitoches

ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION:
Declare 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. Properties include 1332 Berry Avenue, 722 Sabine Alley Street, 815 and 827 Jordan Street, 709 Kerry Street, 1538 Berry Avenue, and 312 Sanford Street.

Amend The 2020-2021 Budget To Reflect Additional Revenues and Expenditures.
Declare Movable Property To Be Surplus And Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana, To Convey Said Movable Surplus Property To Natchitoches Parish Fire Protection District No. 10 Of Natchitoches Parish, Whose Functions Include Public Safety; Providing For Advertising, Further Providing For Severability, And Further Providing For A Repealer And Effective Date Of Ordinance.

Provide For Affirming Zoning And If Necessary Rezoning Certain Premises As B-A Or B-Sob, And Further To Amend Sections Ii, ( C ) (4) And Ii, ( C ) (5) Of Appendix B – Zoning Regulations Of The Code Of Ordinances, Entitled B-A Districts And B-Sob Districts, To Provide For An Exception To Provision That Requires Termination Of Certain Zoning When Business Discontinues For A Time Period, Providing For Advertising, Further Providing For Severability, And Further Providing For A Repealer And Effective Date Of Ordinance.

Approve That Instrument Titled Cooperative Endeavor Agreement Between The City Of Natchitoches And Commcare Management Corporation, Which Agreement Provides For Cost Sharing For The Installation Of Utility Infrastructure, Including Electric, Water And Sanitary Sewer, Which Improvements Will Serve The Proposed Nursing Home Facility At 781 Louisiana Highway 494, As Well As Provide For Upgrades To The Existing Infrastructure And Accommodate Future Development In The Area

RESOLUTIONS:
Authorize The City To Participate In The LaMATS Administered Cooperative Purchasing Joint Commission (LACPC) And To Appoint Mayor Ronnie Williams Jr., As Commission Representative
Re-Appoint Henry Kinberger and Johnny Broussard as Members Of The Natchitoches Fire And Police Civil Service Board.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
The next scheduled City Council meeting will be Monday, May 24, 2021


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