Town Council Meeting of October 6, 2022

Below are the meeting minutes for the Village of Natchez’s Town Council meeting on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022 at 6 PM at the Natchez Town Hall.

 

The meeting was call to order by Mayor Patsy Ward Hoover

 

Roll call was as follows: Alderman Monique Sarpy, Alderman Shelia Johnson, Alderman McKinley Hoover, Janice Perry, Clerk

 

Invocation by Mayor Hoover

 

Pledge of Allegiance by Chief of Police, Michael Gillie

 

I would like to ask the council to amend the Agenda, I left off a portion of the sentence, Agenda item 12b to say we have completed the roof and the total cost was $10,381.84 and has been paid in full.

 

Invited Guest: Alice Barrios, Executive Director Council on Aging, Chip Leyens, Tillman Infrastructure (Build Towers), Mr. & Mrs. Methvin, Property Owner of AT&T Installation

 

Mayor Notes:

 

Mr. Clave Davis and Mr. Joseph Fields will be out October 17-22, 2022 to attend LRWA Fall Mini Conference for Water and Sewer Certification.

 

We have received the second part of our ARCA funds, $71,206.95

 

We will be preparing for our Trunk-a-Treat. Alderman Johnson will spearhead that event along with the Mayor and Alderman’s.

 

We will be preparing for our fall season decorations October 29, 2022 and this year we will also have Christmas decorations.

 

Council to adopt the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Village of Natchez held August 4, 2022.

 

It was motion by Alderman Sarpy and Second by Alderman Johnson.

 

On a roll call vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

Alderman Sarpy(Yes), Alderman Hoover(Yes), Alderman Johnson(Yes), Absent 0, Abstain(0)

 

The motion was passed.

 

Council to Introduce Proposed Ordinance 003-2022 to approve the Operating Budget for fiscal year 2023.

 

It was motion by Alderman Johnson and Second by Alderman Sarpy.

 

On a roll call vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

Alderman Sarpy(Yes), Alderman Hoover(Yes), Alderman Johnson(Yes), Absent 0, Abstain 0

 

The motion was passed.

 

Public Hearing:

 

Council to adopt Ordinance 002-2022 for the transfer of property Quick
Deed Claim from the Natchez Area Development Center to the Village of

Natchez for the price of $50.00

 

It was motion by Alderman Johnson and Second by Alderman Hoover.

 

On a roll call vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

Alderman Sarpy(Yes), Alderman Johnson(Yes), Alderman Hoover(Yes), Absent 0, Abstain 0

 

The motion was passed

 

Action on Proposed Ordinance:

 

Council to adopt Ordinance 002-2022 for the transfer of property Quick
Deed Claim from the Natchez Area Development Center to the Village of

Natchez for the price of $50.00

 

It was motion by Alderman Hoover and Second by Alderman Johnson

 

On a roll call vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

Alderman Johnson(Yes), Alderman Hoover(Yes), Alderman Sarpy(Yes), Absent 0, Abstain 0

 

The motion was passed

 

Council to approve Resolution 004-2022 to place AT&T towers upon receipt

 

It was offered by Alderman Sarpy and Second by Alderman Hoover

 

On a roll call vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

Alderman Sarpy(Yes), Alderman Hoover(Yes), Alderman Johnson(Yes), Absent 0, Abstain 0

 

The motion was passed

 

Council to approve Resolution 005-2022 to retain Attorney Alex Washington hourly rates at $150.00 and $60.00 for Legal Staff, upon request in writing.

 

It was motion by Alderman Johnson and Second by Alderman Hoover

 

On a roll call vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

Alderman Sarpy(Yes), Alderman Hoover(Yes), Alderman Johnson(Yes), Absent 0, Abstain 0

 

The motion was passed

 

 

Council to approve Resolution 006-2022 to enter an Intergovernmental Agreement with Waterworks District #2 for a period of three months.

 

It was motion by Alderman Hoover and Second by Alderman Johnson

 

On a roll call vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

Alderman Sarpy(Yes), Alderman Hoover(Yes), Alderman Johnson(Yes), Absent 0, Abstain 0

 

The motion was passed

 

Council to approve Resolution 007-2022 approving Shelia Johnson as third party to sign on all Village of Natchez accounts.

 

It was motion by Alderman Sarpy and Second by Alderman Hoover

 

On a roll call vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

Alderman Sarpy(Yes), Alderman Hoover(Yes), Alderman Johnson(Yes), Absent 0, Abstain 0

 

The motion was passed

 

Other Agenda Items:

 

Council to authorize the Mayor to sign all legal agreements with Attorney at Law Alex Washington

 

It was motion by Alderman Hoover and Second by Alderman Johnson

 

On a roll call vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

Alderman Sarpy(Yes), Alderman Hoover(Yes), Alderman Johnson(Yes), Absent 0, Abstain 0

 

The motion was passed

 

Council to authorize the Mayor to pay bills for October 2022, including the $10,381.84 for the repair of the roof.

 

It was motion by Alderman Hoover and Second by Alderman Johnson

 

On a roll call vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

Alderman Sarpy(Yes), Alderman Hoover(Yes), Alderman Johnson(Yes), Absent 0, Abstain 0

 

The motion was passed

 

Mayor Hoover asked for a motion to adjourn the meeting.

 

It was motion by Alderman Sarpy and second by Alderman Johnson

 

On a roll vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

Alderman Sarpy(Yes), Alderman Hoover(Yes), Alderman Johnson(Yes), Absent0, Abstain 0.

 

 

 

Meeting Adjourn