City Council Agenda for August 28 Meeting – Tonight

Natchitoches City Council will have a pre-council meeting on Monday, Aug. 28 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. 


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana (the “City“), on the 28th day of August, 2023, at its regular meeting place, City Hall, 700 2nd Street, Natchitoches, Louisiana, at 5:30 o’clock p.m., local time, will conduct a public hearing and introduce an ordinance with respect to:

A FOURTH SUPPLEMENTAL BOND ordinance authorizing the issuance by the City of NATCHITOCHES, State of Louisiana of its Utilities Revenue BONDS, Series 2023, in an amount not to exceed Eleven Million Six Hundred Forty-Five Thousand Dollars ($11,645,000) prescribing the form, terms and conditions of said Bonds; providing for the acceptance of an offer for the purchase of said Bonds; and providing for other matters in connection thereto.

Mayor Ronnie Williams, Jr., will conduct the public hearing for the purpose of receiving comments on and hearing any objections (verbal or written) to the proposed issuance of the bonds. All interested parties are invited to attend such public hearing on behalf of affected public entities to express their views. 

Persons who do not wish to appear at the hearing but wish to provide comments or express their view are invited to contact Mayor Williams at the Mayor’s office, either in writing, by telephone (318) 352-2772 or by email in advance of the hearing. 

This Notice is being given to affected public entities pursuant to the City’s Charter.


  1. SPECIAL RECOGNITION: Joey Carpenter for qualifying and participating in the 2023 USATF  National Junior Olympic Track & Field in Eugene, OR.
  1. SPECIAL GUEST:  Friends All United Natchitoches Animals (FAUNA) – Presentation
  1. SPECIAL GUEST:  Crime stoppers – Year-To-Date Report 

#076   Nielsen Proclamation Declaring September 2023 As National Sickle Cell      Awareness Month In The City Of Natchitoches

   #077  Smith Proclamation Declaring September 2023 As Ovarian Cancer    Awareness Month In The City Of Natchitoches (Accepted by: Leah Lentz)

#078  Petite Proclamation Declaring September 15 and 16, 2023 As Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival Day’s In The City Of Natchitoches. 


#044   Elie An Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 64 Of 2001 By Changing 

Zoning Classification Of Property Described As Follows:

Lot 62 Feet Front East Side Washington St. East by Cane River Lake, North By Poleman, South by Brown (911 Washington St.)

#045   Nielsen An Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 64 Of 2001 By Changing 

Zoning Classification Of Property Described As Follows:

Lot East Second St., North by Kaffie, South By Church.                                       (129 St. Denis)


#047   Harrington Ordinance Approving The Terms And Form Of A Lease Agreement Between The City Of Natchitoches, State Of Louisiana And KTBS, LLC, A Louisiana Limited Liability Company, And Authorizing The Execution Thereof By The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches, State Of Louisiana And Further Providing With Respect Thereto.


#048  Smith An Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches To Award The Bid For The Equipment Replacement, Sludge Thickener #2 City Of Natchitoches Wastewater Treatment Plant (Bid No. 0662)

#049   Harrington Ordinance  Extending The City Limits Of The City Of Natchitoches Annexing A 2.17 Acre, More Or Less, Tract Situated In Section 40, Township 9 North, Range 8 West, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, Said Tract Lying Adjacent To And North Of Louisiana Highway 3278, Together With That Area Of Louisiana Highway 3278 Situated Between The 2.18 Acre Tract And The Existing Municipal Limits Of The City Of Natchitoches, And Further Providing For The Fixing Of A Public Hearing, Advertisement, Fixing Council District For Same, Fixing Zoning Classification And Providing For An Effective Date Of The Ordinance. (Hutchinson Property)

#050   Nielsen Fourth Supplemental Bond Ordinance Authorizing The Issuance By The City Of Natchitoches, State Of Louisiana Of Its Utilities Revenue Bonds, Series 2023, In An Amount Not To Exceed Eleven Million Six Hundred Forty-Five Thousand Dollars ($11,645,000) Prescribing The Form, Terms And Conditions Of Said Bonds; Providing For The Acceptance Of An Offer For The Purchase Of Said Bonds; And Providing For Other Matters In Connection There.

#051   Petite Ordinance To Repeal Ordinance Number 039 Of  2023, Awarding Bid No. 0661 For Improvements At Professor F. M. Richardson Park

#052   Smith Ordinance Renaming The City Street Which Is Currently Delineated As Trudeau Street To Hence Forth Be Known As 1927 Remembrance Way In Honor Of The Year Of The Founding Of The Historic Texas And Pacific Railroad Depot, And Otherwise Providing In Connection Therewith.

#053   Petite Ordinance To Designate Funds From The American Rescue Plan To Community Development In The City Of Natchitoches, State Of Louisiana, And To Otherwise Provide With Respect Thereto.


#075  Elie Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Execute Change Order No. 4 To The Contract Between The City Of Natchitoches And Williams Equipment Services, LLC, For FY 2021-22 Phase 1 Street Rehabilitation (Bid No. 0641)

#079  Harrington Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Approve The Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) For Financial Assistance From The State Of Louisiana DOTD, Division of Aviation For The Natchitoches Regional Airport.

  • The next scheduled City Council meeting will be Monday, September 11, 2023.