City Council Agenda for May 24 Meeting – Tonight

The Natchitoches City Council meeting will be open to the public at the next regular meeting on
Monday, May 24 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:

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If you have any comments that you would like to make on any agenda item, you can email those comments to smcqueary@natchitochesla.gov 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 City Council Chambers located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches,
Louisiana.

A G E N D A

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. INVOCATION
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
4. READING AND APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF MAY 10, 2021
5. SPECIAL RECOGNITION: 2021 Nominee Miss Barbara Clark – Nominated to attend the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D. C.

6. Nick Verrett: FY 2021 – 2022 Street Rehabilitation Program Proposed List Of Projects

For Phase One Funding.

7. ORDINANCES – FINAL:
#027 Elie Ordinance Amending The 2020-2021 Budget To Reflect

Additional Revenues and Expenditures.

#028 Smith Ordinance Declaring 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.

#029 Petite Ordinance To 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.

#030 Nielsen Ordinance Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana, Approving 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; Prescribing
Terms And Conditions For Said Agreement, And Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Ronnie Williams, Jr. To Execute Same.

8. ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION:
#032 Harrington Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches To Award The Bid For Christmas Lighting Supplies. (BID NO. 0637)

#033 Elie Ordinance Approving The Terms And Form Of A Cooperative Endeavor Agreement Between The City Of Natchitoches And Crime Stoppers Of Natchitoches, Inc. (NAME) And Authorizing The Mayor To Execute The Cooperative Endeavor Agreement (CEA) Between The City Of Natchitoches And Crime Stoppers Of Natchitoches, Inc. And Further Providing For Severability, And Further Providing For A Repealer And Effective Date Of Ordinance.

#034 Nielsen Ordinance Authorizing The City To Lease A Warehouse Located At The Southern End Of The ADM Mill Site Being Located Between Mill Street And The Railroad Right Of Way To Weyerhaeuser Trus Joist Setting The Terms And Conditions Of Same, And Authorizing The Execution Of The Lease By The Mayor, Ronnie Williams, Jr., After Due Compliance With The Law, And Further Providing For Advertising Of The Lease And
An Effective Date.

#035 Harrington Ordinance Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana, Approving That Instrument Titled Cooperative Endeavor Agreement Between The City Of Natchitoches And Commcare Natchitoches, 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; Prescribing
Terms And Conditions For Said Agreement, And Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Ronnie Williams, Jr., To Execute Same, And Finally To Ratify And Affirm A Prior Resolution.

#036 Smith Ordinance Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana, Ratifying And Affirming Resolution No. 007 Of 2021.

9. RESOLUTIONS:
#040 Harrington Resolution To Support Local Non-Profit Efforts To Seek Funding For A Memorial Sculpture And Monument To Clementine Hunter, For Dedicated Space Either In The Circle At The North End Of
Front Street In Front Of The Louisiana State Museum, If Feasible, Or Nearby On The Riverbank Near The Roque House, And To Assist In Providing Any Ancillary Services Or Permitting For The Construction And Placement Of The Memorial And To Provide Maintenance For The Memorial Once Installed.

#041 Smith Resolution Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches
To Award The Contract For Engineering Services For The LCDBG – CV HVAC Program.

#042 Petite Resolution Authorizing Mayor Ronnie Williams, Jr., To Submit An Application To The Delta Regional Authority On Behalf Of The City Of Natchitoches For Sewer Systems Renovations For The Keyser Avenue Lift Station.

#043 Nielsen Resolution Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana, To Enter Into A Cooperative Agreement With The Louisiana Department Of Veterans Affairs To Support The Cost To Operate And Maintain The Natchitoches Parish Veterans Service Office.

10. FINANCIAL REPORT: Debbie Miley

11. ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The next scheduled City Council meeting will be Monday, June 14, 2021.


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One thought on “City Council Agenda for May 24 Meeting – Tonight

  1. The Clementine Hunter Memorial is a great idea! Much better than the tipping hat Negro! Peace!

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