City Council Agenda for September 25 Meeting – TONIGHT

Natchitoches City Council will have a pre-council meeting on Monday, Sept. 25 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 for 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.

NATCHITOCHES CITY COUNCIL MEETING

SEPTEMBER 26, 2022

5:30 P.M.

A G E N D A

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. INVOCATION

3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4. READING AND APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF SEPTEMBER 12, 2022.

5. PROCLAMATIONS:
#079 Elie​ Proclamation Declaring October 15, 2022, As White Cane Awareness Day In The City Of Natchitoches.

#084 Smith​ Proclamation Declaring October 9, Through October 15, 2022 As FirePrevention Week In The City Of Natchitoches.

6. PLANNING & ZONING – FINAL:
#053 Elie​​ Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 64 Of 2001 By Changing

Zoning Classification Of Property Described As Follows:

Lot 4 Block “F” Of Keegan Addition. From: R-1 Residential To R-1 Residential With A Special Exception Reason. (516 Keegan St.)

​​#054 Smith​​ Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 64 Of 2001 By Changing

Zoning Classification Of Property Described As Follows:

Lot Northwest Corner Of Nelken And Demeziere Streets, 53 Feet Front On NelkenStreet By 125 Feet. ​(202 DemeziereSt.)

​​#055 Elie​​ Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 64 Of 2001 By Changing

Zoning Classification Of Property Described As Follows:

Lot 5 Of David Pierson Survey South Side Sidney Street From: R-1 Residential To R-1 Residential With A Special Exception.

(203 Sidney St.)

7. ORDINANCES – FINAL:
#051 Smith​ Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches To Award The Bid For The Water Distribution And Production System Improvements; Powhatan Connection (Contract I, Water Well); LCDBG FY 2020-2021 Potable Water Improvements,

SCC Project No. 3080 (Bid No. 0651)

#052 Nielsen​ Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches To Award The Bid For The Water Distribution And Production System Improvements; Powhatan Connection (Contract II, Water Mains and Site Work); LCDBG FY 2020-2021 Potable Water Improvements, SCC Project No. 3080 (Bid No. 0652)

#056 Harrington​ Ordinance To Designate Funds From The American Rescue Plan For Use By The City Of Natchitoches For The Purchase Of Certain Equipment And Other Movable Property To Be Wholly Owned And Titled To The City Of Natchitoches; Authorizing The Execution Of Any And All Documents Necessary To Properly EfectuateSuch Purchases; And Otherwise Providing With Respect Thereto.

#057 Elie ​Ordinance To Designate Funds From The American Rescue Plan For Use By The City Of Natchitoches To Provide Funding For Necessary Renovations And Improvements To The Real Property Owned By The City Of Natchitoches Commonly Referred To As The John Deere Building; Authorizing The Execution Of Any And All Documents, Contracts And/Or Agreements Necessary To Properly Efectuate Such Renovations; And Otherwise Providing With Respect Thereto.

#058 Nielsen ​Ordinance To Designate Funds From The American Rescue Plan For Use By The City Of Natchitoches To Provide Funding For A Grant Program For Necessary Renovations And Improvements To The Real Property In The City Of Natchitoches Through A CEA With Community Façade & Economic Enhancement Committee; And Otherwise Providing With Respect Thereto.

8. ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION:
059 Smith ​Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Ronnie Williams, Jr.,To Execute A Lease In Favor Of Air DataSolution, L.L.C., Of A Portion Of Lot 1a Of The Natchitoches Regional Airport As Shown On The Airport Layout Plan Of April 27, 2001, By Alliance Incorporated And Further Providing For Advertising Of The Lease And An Effective Date.

#060 Harrington ​Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Ronnie Williams, Jr., To Execute A Lease In Favor Of The Louisiana Agricultural Finance Agency, Of That Property Located In The Natchitoches Regional Airport, Described As Lot 9, And Further Providing For Advertising Of The Lease And An Effective Date.

#061 Nielsen ​Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches To Award The Bid For Liquid Chlorine For The Water Treatment Plant (Bid No. 0654)

#062 Smith​Ordinance Approving The Terms And Form Of A Cooperative Endeavor Agreement Between The City Of Natchitoches And Crime Stoppers Of Natchitoches, Inc., 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.

#063 Nielsen ​Ordinance Approving The Terms And Form Of A Cooperative Endeavor Agreement Between The City Of Natchitoches And The Natchitoches Parish School Board Authorizing The Mayor To Execute The Cooperative Endeavor Agreement (CEA) Between The City Of Natchitoches And The Natchitoches Parish School Board Which Will Provide For Terms To Support Additional Cross GuardsIn The City And Parish

9. RESOLUTIONS:
#080 Harrington ​Resolution Appointing Members To The Animal Advisory Committee, And Fixing The Terms Of Office Of The Members Of The Animal Welfare Committee Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana, Inc.

#081 Nielsen ​Resolution Addressing Administrative Aspects Of The Proposed FY 2023 Louisiana Community Development Block Grant (LCDBG) Project for The City Of Natchitoches, With Cost To Be Covered By The LCDBG Program For Projects Valued At Up To $800,000.

#082 Smith ​Resolution Authorizing Mayor Ronnie Williams, Jr., To Enter Into A Task Order Agreement Between The City Of Natchitoches And KSA Engineers Inc. For Services Related To White Oak Lane Booster Station Rehabilitation.

#083 Elie​ Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Enter Into A Contract With Risk Services Of Louisiana, Inc. For Property InsuranceFor The City Of Natchitoches.

#085 Harrington​ Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Advertise And Accept Bids For HVAC Improvements At The Natchitoches Events Center (NEC) (Bid No. 0653)

#086 Nielsen ​Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Advertise And Accept Bids For HVAC Improvements At The Martin Luther King, Jr., Recreational Community Center (MLK)(Bid No. 0649)

#087 Harrington ​Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Execute Change Order No. 1 To The Contract Between The City Of Natchitoches And ASB Utility Construction, LLC., For The Water Distribution And Production System Improvements; Powhatan Connection (Contract II, Water Mains And Site Work); LCDBG FY 2020-2021 Potable Water Improvements SCC Project No. 3080 (Bid No. 0652)

10. FINANCIAL REPORT: – Clarissa Brown-Smith

11. ANNOUNCEMENTS:​​​

• The next scheduled City Council meeting will be Monday, October 10, 2022.