Natchitoches City Council will have a pre-council meeting on Monday, Sept. 11 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 AUGUST 28, 2023.
SPECIAL GUEST: Comprehensive Safety Action Plan (Safe Streets for All Grant)
#082 Elie Proclamation Declaring September 21, 2023 As “Jason Jones Day” In The City Of Natchitoches.
#083 Harrington Proclamation Declaring September 20, 2023 As Jim Croce Day In The City Of Natchitoches
PLANNING & ZONING – INTRODUCTION:
#054 Elie An Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 64 Of 2001 By Changing Zoning Classification Of Property Described As Follows: 13.63 Acres—Being a Portion of Land Situated on the South side of State Highway 6 Extending southward onto the Northwestern State College Campus and That Portion of Northwestern State University lying North and West of Tarlton Drive Being Bounded on the North by University and Parkway, on the South by Natchitoches Central High School, and on the West by Highway 3110 (NSU)
#055 Petite An Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 64 Of 2001 By Changing Zoning Classification Of Property Described As Follows: Lot 80 Ft. Front East Side 2nd St., N by Free, S by Grayson, E by Boundary Line Between Sherman Wilson, ET UX & City of Natchitoches (Janice Marie Scribner)
ORDINANCES – FINAL:
#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)
#050 Harrington 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.
ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION:
#056 Harrington Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches To Award The Bid For The 2023-24 Street Rehabilitation Project (Bid No. 0663)
#081 Elie Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Enter Into A Contract With Risk Services Of Louisiana, Inc. For Property Insurance For The City Of Natchitoches
#084 Petite Resolution Authorizing The Mayor Of The City Of Natchitoches To Execute A Cooperative Endeavor Agreement Between The State Of Louisiana And The City Of Natchitoches, Louisiana For Second Street And Touline Street Concrete Pavement And Replacement, Planning And Construction (Natchitoches) (FP&C Project 50-Mk9-23-02)
The next scheduled City Council meeting will be Monday, September 25, 2023.