City Council Meeting – Tonight

Natchitoches City Council will have a pre-council meeting on Monday, June 13 beginning at 5 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. 

Any Citizen that wishes to observe the City Council meeting live may do so at:

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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 23, 2022.
5. SPECIAL GUEST: United Way: Bank On Presentation
6. ORDINANCES –  FINAL:

#035   Nielsen​ Ordinance Authorizing The Issuance By The City Of Natchitoches,  State Of Louisiana Of Its Taxable Utilities Revenue Bonds, Series 2022, In An Amount Not To Exceed Nine Hundred Thirty-Five Thousand Dollars ($935,000), Prescribing The Form, Terms And Conditions Of Said Bond;  Providing For The Payment Thereof; Entering Into Certain Other Covenants And Agreement In Connection With The Security And Payment Of Said Bonds; Selling Said Bonds To The Clean Water State Revolving Fund;  Authorizing The Execution Of A Loan And Pledge Agreement And Other Loan Documents With The Louisiana Department Of Environmental Quality;  Providing For The Delivery Of The Bonds To Said Department; And Providing For Other Matter In Connection Therewith.

#036   Smith ​Ordinance To Designate Funds From The American Rescue Plan For Use By The City Of Natchitoches To Provide Assistance To Households In Maintaining Housing Stability And To Otherwise Provide With Respect Thereto.

7. ORDINANCES –  INTRODUCTION:

#037   Harrington​ Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Ronnie Williams, To Execute A Lease With Option To Purchase  For The Lease And Eventual Purchase Of Tract Located At 1608 Texas Street,  From John Barry Guillet, Said Lease Providing For A Three Year Term With An Option To Purchase At Any Time During The Term Of The Lease, To Provide For Advertising, And A Savings Clause.

#038  Petite​ A Third Supplemental Bond Ordinance Authorizing The Issuance By The City Of Natchitoches, State Of Louisiana Of Its Taxable Utilities Revenue Bonds, Series 2022, In An Amount Not To Exceed Nine Hundred Thirty-Five Thousand Dollars ($935,000), Prescribing The Form, Terms And Conditions Of Said Bonds; Providing For The Payment Thereof; Entering Into Certain Other Covenants And Agreements In Connection With The Security And Payment Of Said Bonds; Selling Said Bonds To The Clean Water State Revolving Fund; Authorizing The Execution Of A Loan And Pledge Agreement And Other Loan Documents With The Louisiana Department Of Environmental Quality; Providing For The Delivery Of The Bonds To Said Department; And Providing For Other Matters In Connection Therewith.

#039  Harrington​ Ordinance To Designate Funds From The American Rescue Plan For Use By The City Of Natchitoches To Provide Funding For Infrastructure Improvements And To Otherwise Provide With Respect Thereto.

8. RESOLUTIONS:

  #049   Elie​​ Resolution Fixing The Time, Day, Date And Place Of Regular Meetings Of The City Council Of The City Of Natchitoches For The Next Twelve Months.

  #050   Petite​ ​Resolution Establishing Meeting Times And Places Of: Natchitoches Planning Commission, Historic District Commission, Airport Advisory Commission, and Waterworks District No.1.

#051   Smith​ Resolution Appointing Stacy McQueary As Clerk Of The Council For The City Of Natchitoches.

#052   Petite​​ Resolution Appointing The Auditor For The City Of Natchitoches.

#053   Elie​ Resolution Appointing the Fiscal Agent ForThe City Of Natchitoches.

#054   Nielsen Resolution Designating The Natchitoches Times As the Official Legal Journal For The City Of Natchitoches For The Next Twelve Months.

#055   Harrington Resolution Authorizing The City Of Natchitoches, Parish Of Natchitoches, State Of Louisiana To Incur Debt And To Issue Not To Exceed Two Million Dollars ($2,000,000) Aggregate Principal Amount Of Revenue Bonds, In One Or More Series; Providing Certain Terms Of Said Bonds; Making Application To The State Bond Commission; Employing Bond Counsel And Other Professionals; And Otherwise Providing With Respect Thereto.

9. ANNOUNCEMENTS:​​​
• The next scheduled City Council meeting will be Monday, June 27, 2022.
• The City of Natchitoches offices will be closed Friday, June 17, 2022 in observation of Juneteenth.