The Natchitoches City Council will have a pre-council meeting on Monday, Dec. 12 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.
- CALL TO ORDER
- PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
- READING AND APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF NOVEMBER 28, 2022.
- ORDINANCES – FINAL:
#079 Elie Ordinance Approving The Transfer Of Airport Hanger And Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, Ronnie Williams, Jr., To Execute A Lease In Favor Of Taylor Townsend And Van Eversull, Of Lot 39 Of The Natchitoches Regional Airport, As Shown On The Airport Layout Plan Of October 1993, And Revised September 2000, And Further Providing For Advertising Of The Lease And An Effective Date.
#081 Harrington Ordinance To Designate Funds From The American Rescue Plan To Purchase A Vehicle For The City Of Natchitoches To Further The Promotion Of Public Health And Welfare And To Otherwise Provide With Respect Thereto.
- ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION:
#082 Nielsen Ordinance To Amend And Reenact Section 8-1 Of Chapter 8 Of The Code Of Ordinances, Entitled Building And Building Regulations, Said Amendment Being Made To Adopt The 2021 International Property Maintenance Code, As The Official Building Maintenance Code Of The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana, Providing For Advertising, Further Providing For Severability, And Further Providing For A Repealer And Effective Date Of Ordinance.
#083 Smith Ordinance To Create The Position Of Public Safety Commissioner And Human Resource Manager Setting Duties And Qualifications For Same, To Amend The Personnel Policies Manual, And To Provide For The Newly Created Position Of Public Safety Commissioner And Human Resource Manager In The Code Of Ordinances Of The City Of Natchitoches, To Adopt Article Vii Of Chapter 2 Of The Code Of Ordinances, Specifically The Adoption Of Sections 2-80 Through 2-8, And To Confirm The Appointment Of The Public Safety Commissioner By The Mayor, Providing For Advertising, Further Providing For Severability, And Further Providing For A Repealer And Effective Date Of Ordinance.
#084 Nielsen Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches To Award The Bid For HVAC Improvements At The Natchitoches Events Center (NEC) (BID NO. 0653)
#085 Smith Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches To Award The Bid For HVAC Improvements At The Martin Luther King, Jr., Recreational Community Center (MLK) (BID NO. 0649)
#086 Harrington Ordinance To Amend And Reenact Sections 30-18 And 30-42, Both Of Which Are Located In Article Iv Of Section 30 Of The Code Of Ordinances Of The City Of Natchitoches, Entitled “Utilities” Said Amendments Being Made To Implement Changes In New Rates For Electrical Service, And A New Rate Schedule For Water Use Which New Rate Structure Has Been Proposed In A Electrical And Water Rate Study Prepared By Shuler Consulting Company, Providing For Advertising, Further Providing For Severability, And Further Providing For A Repealer.
#107 Petite Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Execute Change Order No. 1 To The Contract Between The City Of Natchitoches And Dixie Overland Construction, LLC, For The Wastewater Collection System Rehabilitation, Grand Ecore And Mill Street Lift Stations, LDEQ-CWSRF (BID NO. 0646)
#108 Elie Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Enter Into A Contract With Cunningham Agency, Inc. For The Airport Liability Insurance For The City Of Natchitoches.
#109 Harrington Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Enter Into A Contract With Midwest Employers Casualty Company For The Workers’ Compensation Excess Coverage Policy For The City Of Natchitoches.
#110 Petite Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Enter Into A Contract With Employers Risk Management Services As The Workers Compensation Third Party Administrator For The City Of Natchitoches.
- The next scheduled City Council meeting will be Jan. 9, 2023.
- There will not be a City Council meeting on Monday, Dec. 26.
- The City of Natchitoches offices will be closed Thursday, Dec. 22, Friday, Dec. 23 for the Christmas Holidays, and Thursday, Dec. 29 & Friday, Dec. 30 for New Years.