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 OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF THIBODAUX
CITY HALL
THIBODAUX, LOUISIANA
            MARCH 15, 2005
     

            

The City Council of the City of Thibodaux assembled in regular session at its regular meeting place, City Hall, 310 West 2nd Street, Thibodaux, Louisiana, on Tuesday, March 15, 2005 at 5:00 o’clock P.M.

 

            There were present:  Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, Mire and Dee Richard.

 

            There were also present:  Mayor Charles Caillouet and Germaine Jackson.

 

            The minutes of the March 1, 2005 Council meeting were approved as written.

           

            The City Council and Mayor presented certificates to the players and coaches of the 12 YR Boys Biddy Basketball All-Star team for advancing to the World biddy Tournament being held in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.

 

            The Council adopted a resolution by acclamation commending the team on their accomplishments.

 

RESOLUTION NO. 1105

 

    BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session assembled, that:

 

    WHEREAS, the Thibodaux Biddy Basketball 12 YR Boys All-Stars have advanced to the 2005 12 YR BOYS World Biddy Basketball Tournament held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and 

           

    WHEREAS, the said Thibodaux team has attained the title of Division “A” 12 YR Boys Regional Champions; and

 

    WHEREAS, it has taken a tremendous amount of diligent work, dedication and support from the entire team, coaching staff, and parents to accomplish such a feat; and

 

    WHEREAS, all those associated with the aforesaid team have brought a sense of pride and camaraderie to our community and its citizens.

 

    NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Thibodaux does hereby commend the Thibodaux Biddy Basketball 12-Year Old All Stars, its coaching staff and families on its capture of the title of Division “A” Regional Champions.

 

     The above resolution having been submitted to a vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

YEAS:  Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, Mire and D. Richard

 NAYS:   None

ABSENT:  None

ABSTAINED: None

 

     And the above resolution was declared adopted this 15th day of March 2005.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                                        /s/Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                         Jerome Richard, President

 

            Councilman Mire introduced an ordinance approving the final plat of Lot 1, Block 3 of the J.B. Levert Commercial Park Subdivision along North Canal Boulevard.  The public hearing on this ordinance will be held at the April 5, 2005 City Council meeting.

 

            Councilman Gene Richard introduced an ordinance approving the final plat of Lots 1, 2 & 3, Block 2 of the J.B. Levert Commercial Park Subdivision along Glenwild Drive.  The public hearing on this ordinance will be held at the April 5, 2005 City Council meeting.

 

            Councilman Mire introduced an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to execute a Supplemental Agreement with the Louisiana DOTD for improvements at the Thibodaux Airport.  The public hearing on this ordinance will be held at the April 5, 2005 City Council meeting.

 

            Badeaux Engineers informed the Council Administrator that the Thibodaux Water Plant No. 2 Rehabilitation and Renovation Project is substantially complete in accordance with all contract documents and specifications.

 

            On motion of Councilman Gene Richard, seconded by Councilman Winston, the Council voted to adopt a resolution of substantial completion for the Water Plant no. 2 Renovation Project.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, Mire and D. Richard

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

RESOLUTION NO. 1106

 

     BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session assembled, that:

 

     WHEREAS, the City of Thibodaux entered into a contract with Volute, Inc. dated April 7, 2004 for the Thibodaux Water Plant No. 2 Rehabilitation and Modification Project; and 

   

     WHEREAS, the work under the aforementioned contract was substantially complete in accordance with the plans and specifications by the contractor on February 25, 2005; and

 

     WHEREAS, a final inspection was conducted by representatives of the City and the Project Engineer; and

 

     WHEREAS, all work was found to be satisfactory for acceptance with respect to the application for payment by the contractor less and except any items included on a punch list.

 

     NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session on March 15, 2005 that the work under the aforementioned project be and is hereby accepted as substantially complete on the date hereinbefore specified.

 

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council Administrator is hereby authorized to file with the Clerk of Court of the Parish of Lafourche, a certified copy of this resolution in order to commence the 45-day lien period.

 

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that certified copies of this resolution be forwarded to Volute, Inc., 313 Venture Boulevard, Houma, LA 70360, and to Badeaux Engineers, P.O. Box 1055, Thibodaux, LA 70302.

 

     The above resolution having been submitted to a vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

     YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, Mire and D. Richard

     NAYS:        None

     ABSENT: None

     ABSTAIN: None

    

    And the above resolution was declared adopted this 15th day of March 2005.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                    /s/Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                         Jerome Richard, President

 

            Councilman Winston introduced an ordinance approving the Master Transportation Plan for the City of Thibodaux.  The public hearing on this ordinance will be held at the April 5, 2005 City Council meeting.

 

            The City has received a recommendation from Waters Consulting Group to adjust all pay ranges by 2% for the year 2005 and by 2.5% for the year 2006.  The cumulative effect should be an adjustment of 4.55% effective January 1, 2006.

 

            The Civil Service board adopted a motion at their March 8, 2005 meeting recommending an adjustment to the Civil Service salary ranges not to exceed 4.55%.

 

            The Mayor stated that he did not understand the reasoning behind the recommendation made by the Waters Consulting Group.  He asked if anyone could explain why the City was being recommended to increase our salary ranges by more than the state and regional market conditions.

 

            The Council Administrator stated that he could contact Mr. Waters in order to receive more detail concerning his recommendation before the City Council decided on what action they should take.  On motion of Councilman Gene Richard, seconded by Councilman Swanner, the Council voted to table the vote on the resolution approving the recommendation of Waters Consulting Group until the March 21, 2005 Special City Council meeting.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, Mire and D. Richard

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

            Ms. Kristin Batulis Tauzin, Administrative Assistant to the Mayor, made a presentation concerning activities and projects involving Marketing and Main Street during the 4th quarter of 2004.

 

            The City has been negotiating with the Thibodaux Dixie Baseball Association for the use of the baseball fields in Peltier Park for the 2005 baseball season.  The proposed lease stipulates what the City will provide to Dixie Baseball with reference to playing fields, and also the insurance requirements for Dixie Baseball and what types of coverages they shall obtain.

 

            The term of the lease is for the years 2005-2007 from March 1st through July 31st.  The annual lease payment to be made to the City will be $600.

 

            The Council Administrator informed that Council that there was an amendment to the original lease agreement adding Section XV that states that Dixie Baseball will release the use of the Major’s field upon request of the City during the lease term.

 

            On motion of Councilman Mire, seconded by Councilman Gene Richard, the Council voted on the amendment to the lease agreement adding Section XV to the agreement.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, Mire and D. Richard

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

            On motion of Councilman Winston, seconded by Councilman Swanner, the Council voted to adopt an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to execute a lease agreement with the Thibodaux Dixie Baseball Association as amended.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, Mire and D. Richard

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

ORDINANCE NO.  2238

 

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO

EXECUTE A LEASE WITH THE THIBODAUX DIXIE

BASEBALL ASSOCIATION, INC.

 

BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session assembled, that:

 

WHEREAS, the Thibodaux Dixie Baseball Association, Inc. operates its programs independent of the Thibodaux Recreation Department; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to execute a lease with the said association for the use of certain baseball fields in Peltier Park; and

 

WHEREAS, the proposed lease will be for a term of four (4) months commencing March 1, 2005, and ending July 31, 2005, and for the same time period for calendar years of 2006 and 2007, for the consideration of $600.00 per year and other good and valuable consideration; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary for the City Council to authorize the Mayor to execute this lease.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED that the Mayor be and is hereby authorized to execute a lease with the Thibodaux Dixie Baseball Association, Inc. for the lease of the facilities in Peltier Park as outlined above.

 

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that a copy of the lease agreement is attached hereto as Exhibit "A" and thereby made a part hereof.

 

The above ordinance having been submitted to a vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, Mire and D. Richard

NAYS: None

ABSENT: None

ABSTAINED: None

 

And the above ordinance was declared adopted this the 15th day of March 2005.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                                        /s/Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                         Jerome Richard, President

 

            There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.

 

 

_________________________                            ______________________
Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                          Jerome Richard, President

 
 
     
 
City of Thibodaux, LA

 OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF THIBODAUX
CITY HALL
THIBODAUX, LOUISIANA
            MARCH 15, 2005
     

            

The City Council of the City of Thibodaux assembled in regular session at its regular meeting place, City Hall, 310 West 2nd Street, Thibodaux, Louisiana, on Tuesday, March 15, 2005 at 5:00 o’clock P.M.

 

            There were present:  Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, Mire and Dee Richard.

 

            There were also present:  Mayor Charles Caillouet and Germaine Jackson.

 

            The minutes of the March 1, 2005 Council meeting were approved as written.

           

            The City Council and Mayor presented certificates to the players and coaches of the 12 YR Boys Biddy Basketball All-Star team for advancing to the World biddy Tournament being held in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.

 

            The Council adopted a resolution by acclamation commending the team on their accomplishments.

 

RESOLUTION NO. 1105

 

    BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session assembled, that:

 

    WHEREAS, the Thibodaux Biddy Basketball 12 YR Boys All-Stars have advanced to the 2005 12 YR BOYS World Biddy Basketball Tournament held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and 

           

    WHEREAS, the said Thibodaux team has attained the title of Division “A” 12 YR Boys Regional Champions; and

 

    WHEREAS, it has taken a tremendous amount of diligent work, dedication and support from the entire team, coaching staff, and parents to accomplish such a feat; and

 

    WHEREAS, all those associated with the aforesaid team have brought a sense of pride and camaraderie to our community and its citizens.

 

    NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Thibodaux does hereby commend the Thibodaux Biddy Basketball 12-Year Old All Stars, its coaching staff and families on its capture of the title of Division “A” Regional Champions.

 

     The above resolution having been submitted to a vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

YEAS:  Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, Mire and D. Richard

 NAYS:   None

ABSENT:  None

ABSTAINED: None

 

     And the above resolution was declared adopted this 15th day of March 2005.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                                        /s/Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                         Jerome Richard, President

 

            Councilman Mire introduced an ordinance approving the final plat of Lot 1, Block 3 of the J.B. Levert Commercial Park Subdivision along North Canal Boulevard.  The public hearing on this ordinance will be held at the April 5, 2005 City Council meeting.

 

            Councilman Gene Richard introduced an ordinance approving the final plat of Lots 1, 2 & 3, Block 2 of the J.B. Levert Commercial Park Subdivision along Glenwild Drive.  The public hearing on this ordinance will be held at the April 5, 2005 City Council meeting.

 

            Councilman Mire introduced an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to execute a Supplemental Agreement with the Louisiana DOTD for improvements at the Thibodaux Airport.  The public hearing on this ordinance will be held at the April 5, 2005 City Council meeting.

 

            Badeaux Engineers informed the Council Administrator that the Thibodaux Water Plant No. 2 Rehabilitation and Renovation Project is substantially complete in accordance with all contract documents and specifications.

 

            On motion of Councilman Gene Richard, seconded by Councilman Winston, the Council voted to adopt a resolution of substantial completion for the Water Plant no. 2 Renovation Project.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, Mire and D. Richard

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

RESOLUTION NO. 1106

 

     BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session assembled, that:

 

     WHEREAS, the City of Thibodaux entered into a contract with Volute, Inc. dated April 7, 2004 for the Thibodaux Water Plant No. 2 Rehabilitation and Modification Project; and 

   

     WHEREAS, the work under the aforementioned contract was substantially complete in accordance with the plans and specifications by the contractor on February 25, 2005; and

 

     WHEREAS, a final inspection was conducted by representatives of the City and the Project Engineer; and

 

     WHEREAS, all work was found to be satisfactory for acceptance with respect to the application for payment by the contractor less and except any items included on a punch list.

 

     NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session on March 15, 2005 that the work under the aforementioned project be and is hereby accepted as substantially complete on the date hereinbefore specified.

 

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council Administrator is hereby authorized to file with the Clerk of Court of the Parish of Lafourche, a certified copy of this resolution in order to commence the 45-day lien period.

 

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that certified copies of this resolution be forwarded to Volute, Inc., 313 Venture Boulevard, Houma, LA 70360, and to Badeaux Engineers, P.O. Box 1055, Thibodaux, LA 70302.

 

     The above resolution having been submitted to a vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

     YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, Mire and D. Richard

     NAYS:        None

     ABSENT: None

     ABSTAIN: None

    

    And the above resolution was declared adopted this 15th day of March 2005.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                    /s/Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                         Jerome Richard, President

 

            Councilman Winston introduced an ordinance approving the Master Transportation Plan for the City of Thibodaux.  The public hearing on this ordinance will be held at the April 5, 2005 City Council meeting.

 

            The City has received a recommendation from Waters Consulting Group to adjust all pay ranges by 2% for the year 2005 and by 2.5% for the year 2006.  The cumulative effect should be an adjustment of 4.55% effective January 1, 2006.

 

            The Civil Service board adopted a motion at their March 8, 2005 meeting recommending an adjustment to the Civil Service salary ranges not to exceed 4.55%.

 

            The Mayor stated that he did not understand the reasoning behind the recommendation made by the Waters Consulting Group.  He asked if anyone could explain why the City was being recommended to increase our salary ranges by more than the state and regional market conditions.

 

            The Council Administrator stated that he could contact Mr. Waters in order to receive more detail concerning his recommendation before the City Council decided on what action they should take.  On motion of Councilman Gene Richard, seconded by Councilman Swanner, the Council voted to table the vote on the resolution approving the recommendation of Waters Consulting Group until the March 21, 2005 Special City Council meeting.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, Mire and D. Richard

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

            Ms. Kristin Batulis Tauzin, Administrative Assistant to the Mayor, made a presentation concerning activities and projects involving Marketing and Main Street during the 4th quarter of 2004.

 

            The City has been negotiating with the Thibodaux Dixie Baseball Association for the use of the baseball fields in Peltier Park for the 2005 baseball season.  The proposed lease stipulates what the City will provide to Dixie Baseball with reference to playing fields, and also the insurance requirements for Dixie Baseball and what types of coverages they shall obtain.

 

            The term of the lease is for the years 2005-2007 from March 1st through July 31st.  The annual lease payment to be made to the City will be $600.

 

            The Council Administrator informed that Council that there was an amendment to the original lease agreement adding Section XV that states that Dixie Baseball will release the use of the Major’s field upon request of the City during the lease term.

 

            On motion of Councilman Mire, seconded by Councilman Gene Richard, the Council voted on the amendment to the lease agreement adding Section XV to the agreement.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, Mire and D. Richard

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

            On motion of Councilman Winston, seconded by Councilman Swanner, the Council voted to adopt an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to execute a lease agreement with the Thibodaux Dixie Baseball Association as amended.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, Mire and D. Richard

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

ORDINANCE NO.  2238

 

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO

EXECUTE A LEASE WITH THE THIBODAUX DIXIE

BASEBALL ASSOCIATION, INC.

 

BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session assembled, that:

 

WHEREAS, the Thibodaux Dixie Baseball Association, Inc. operates its programs independent of the Thibodaux Recreation Department; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to execute a lease with the said association for the use of certain baseball fields in Peltier Park; and

 

WHEREAS, the proposed lease will be for a term of four (4) months commencing March 1, 2005, and ending July 31, 2005, and for the same time period for calendar years of 2006 and 2007, for the consideration of $600.00 per year and other good and valuable consideration; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary for the City Council to authorize the Mayor to execute this lease.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED that the Mayor be and is hereby authorized to execute a lease with the Thibodaux Dixie Baseball Association, Inc. for the lease of the facilities in Peltier Park as outlined above.

 

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that a copy of the lease agreement is attached hereto as Exhibit "A" and thereby made a part hereof.

 

The above ordinance having been submitted to a vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, Mire and D. Richard

NAYS: None

ABSENT: None

ABSTAINED: None

 

And the above ordinance was declared adopted this the 15th day of March 2005.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                                        /s/Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                         Jerome Richard, President

 

            There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.

 

 

_________________________                            ______________________
Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                          Jerome Richard, President

 
   
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