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 OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF THIBODAUX
CITY HALL
THIBODAUX, LOUISIANA
            AUGUST 2, 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, August 2, 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 July 19, 2005 Council meeting were approved as written.

           

            Mrs. Barbara Gauthier and members of the Acadia Woods Civic Association addressed the Council and Administration to discuss concerns they have with the ingress and egress to their subdivision, and with drainage issues that they are experiencing in the subdivision.  They feel that the situation has gotten worse since the storm of 2001 and would like to discuss possible solutions to the problems that they are experiencing.

 

            Councilman Dee Richard requested that the Mayor respond to the concerns of the residents of Acadia Woods in writing and submit a copy to the City Council.

 

            Councilman Mire introduced an ordinance to extend the corporate limits of the City of Thibodaux to include property owned and maintained by John Deer/Cameco Industries located along LA Highway 3266 (Tiger Drive extension).  The public hearing on this ordinance will be held at the August 16, 2005 City Council meeting.

 

            Councilman Gene Richard introduced an ordinance to increase the annual salary of the Mayor of the City of Thibodaux from $65,000 to $73,000.  The proposed salary increase, if approved, would become effective with the candidate elected at the next Mayoral election.  The public hearing on this ordinance will be held at the August 16, 2005 City Council meeting.

 

            The Zoning Administrator informed the Council Administrator that the term of Mr. Clay Breaud on the Thibodaux Planning and Zoning Commission expired on April 2, 2005.  In accordance with the provisions of Section 22-6 of the Thibodaux City Code of Ordinances, Councilman Norman Swanner has nominating authority for this appointment.

 

            On motion of Councilman Gene Richard, seconded by Councilman Swanner, the Council voted to adopt a resolution approving the re-appointment of Mr. Clay Breaud to the Thibodaux Planning & Zoning Commission.  Mr. Breaud’s term will expire on August 2, 2010.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

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

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

RESOLUTION NO. 1137

 

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

 

            WHEREAS, the Thibodaux Planning & Zoning Commission is comprised of five members appointed by the Thibodaux City Council and Mayor; and

 

            WHEREAS, due to the expiration of the term of Mr. Clay Breaud, it is necessary to appoint a member to fill the vacancy on the board or re-appoint Mr. Breaud for an additional term; and

 

            WHEREAS, in accordance with the rotation method of appointment dictated by Section 22-6 of the City Code of Ordinances, Councilman Norman Swanner has nominated Mr. Breaud for re-appointment to the aforesaid commission.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux that in accordance with the provisions of Section 22-6 of the Thibodaux City Code of Ordinances, Mr. Clay Breaud, is hereby re-appointed as a member to the Thibodaux Planning & Zoning Commission.

 

            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the term of Mr. Breaud will expire August 2, 2010.

 

            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

            ABSTAINED: None

            ABSENT: None

 

            And the above resolution was declared adopted this 2nd day of August 2005.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                                        /s/Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                         Jerome Richard, President

 

            The Public Works Director has informed the Council Administrator that the Mayor has requested that Leonard Chauvin prepare an engineering contract authorizing the design of the 2005 Road Improvement Project.  This project will include the resurfacing of portions of East 4th Street, Erwin Drive, St. Patrick Highway, North Acadia Road and all of Art Street, Creole Lane and Acadia Drive.

 

            Councilman Dee Richard questioned the Mayor about the inclusion of Belle Mead Boulevard in the project.  The Mayor stated that the City would address certain concrete panels that are in need of repair, but the entire road is not included in this project.

 

            On motion of Councilman Gene Richard, seconded by Councilman Mire, the Council voted to adopt a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an engineering contract with Leonard Chauvin for the design of the 2005 Road Improvement 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.  1138

 

 

                       A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR

                        TO SIGN AN ENGINEERING CONTRACT WITH

LEONARD CHAUVIN P.E., INC.FOR THE DESIGN

OF THE 2005 STREET IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

 

 

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

 

     WHEREAS, the City is planning to construct improvements to City streets in conjunction with the 2005 Street Improvement Project; and

 

     WHEREAS, the Mayor has selected Leonard Chauvin to perform the design and supervise the construction of the said project; and

 

    WHEREAS, it is necessary to execute a contract with the said engineering firm for the services to be rendered in conjunction with this project

 

     NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council that the Mayor be and is hereby authorized to execute an engineering contract with Leonard Chauvin P.E., Inc. for the design of the improvements in conjunction with the 2005 Street Improvement Project.

 

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of the said contract is attached hereto as "Exhibit A" and thereby made a part hereof.

 

     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

     ABSTAIN: None

     ABSENT: None

 

     And the above resolution was declared adopted this 2nd day of August 2005.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                                        /s/Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                         Jerome Richard, President  

 

            The Parks Director informed the Council Administrator that the Mayor has requested that Picciola & Associates prepare an engineering contract authorizing the design of the renovations to restrooms in City parks so as to comply with ADA Regulations.  This project includes improvements to the outdoor restroom facilities at Peltier Park, MLK Park and the Wayne Daigle Park.

 

            On motion of Councilman Mire, seconded by Councilman Winston, the Council voted to adopt a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a contract with Picciola & Associates for the ADA Restroom Improvement 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.  1139

 

 

                       A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR

                        TO SIGN AN ENGINEERING CONTRACT WITH

PICCIOLA AND ASSOCIATES FOR THE ADA PARK

RESTROOMS IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

 

 

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

 

     WHEREAS, the City is planning to construct improvements to City park restrooms so as to comply with ADA Regulations; and

 

     WHEREAS, the Mayor has selected Picciola and Associates to perform the design and supervise the construction of the said project; and

 

    WHEREAS, it is necessary to execute a contract with the said engineering firm for the services to be rendered in conjunction with this project

 

     NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council that the Mayor be and is hereby authorized to execute an engineering contract with Picciola and Associates for the design of the improvements to City park restrooms.

 

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of the said contract is attached hereto as "Exhibit A" and thereby made a part hereof.

 

     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

     ABSTAIN: None

     ABSENT: None

 

     And the above resolution was declared adopted this 2nd day of August 2005.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                                        /s/Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                        Jerome Richard, President  

 

            A public hearing was held on an ordinance approving the re-subdivision of property located on North Canal Blvd in the J.B. Levert Commercial Park Subdivision.

 

            The Zoning Administrator informed the Council Administrator that the Planning & Zoning Commission has recommended that the City Council consider the approval of the final plat for Lots 6 & 7 located in the J.B. Levert Commercial Park Subdivision.  These lots were created so as to accommodate the construction of new commercial structures.

 

            On motion of Councilman Mire, seconded by Councilman Swanner, the Council voted to adopt an ordinance approving the re-subdivision of property located on North Canal Boulevard in the J.B. Levert Commercial Park Subdivision.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

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

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

ORDINANCE NO.  2259

 

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE RESUBDIVISION

 OF PROPERTY LOCATED ON NORTH CANAL BLVD.

IN THE J.B. LEVERT COMMERCIAL PARK SUBDIVISION

 

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

 

            WHEREAS, the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Thibodaux has reviewed a request concerning the re-subdivision of property located on North Canal Boulevard into lots 6 and 7 of the J.B. Levert Commercial Park Subdivision; and

 

            WHEREAS, the proposed request involves a 2.791 acre parcel of property; and

 

            WHEREAS, the said commission has approved the aforesaid request and is recommending that the City Council concur with their recommendation; and

 

            WHEREAS, in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 1 of the Thibodaux Subdivision Regulations, this re-subdivision should be accepted by the adoption of an appropriate ordinance.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session assembled, that the re-subdivision of property located on North Canal Boulevard as recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission is hereby accepted and approved as requested.

 

            BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that a copy of the plat illustrating the said re-subdivision is attached hereto 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

            ABSTAINED: None

            ABSENT: None

 

            And the above ordinance was declared adopted this 2nd day of August 2005.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                                        /s/ Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                         Jerome Richard, President

 

            A public hearing was then held on an ordinance approving the re-subdivision of property located on Bobby Street.

 

            The Zoning Administrator has informed the Council Administrator that the Planning & Zoning Commission has recommended that the City Council consider the approval of the final plat for Lots 1-A and 1-B located on Bobby Street.  These lots were created so as to accommodate the construction of residential structures.

 

            On motion of Councilman Mire, seconded by Councilman Winston, the Council voted to adopt an ordinance approving the re-subdivision of property located on Bobby Street.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

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

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

ORDINANCE NO.  2260

 

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE RESUBDIVISION

OF PROPERTY LOCATED ON BOBBY STREET

 

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

 

            WHEREAS, the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Thibodaux has reviewed a request concerning the re-subdivision of property located on Bobby Street into lots 1-A and 1-B of Block 5 of Greelawn Subdivision; and

 

            WHEREAS, the proposed request involves a .170 acre parcel of property; and

 

            WHEREAS, the said commission has approved the aforesaid request and is recommending that the City Council concur with their recommendation; and

 

            WHEREAS, in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 1 of the Thibodaux Subdivision Regulations, this re-subdivision should be accepted by the adoption of an appropriate ordinance.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session assembled, that the re-subdivision of property located on Bobby Street as recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission is hereby accepted and approved as requested.

 

            BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that a copy of the plat illustrating the said re-subdivision is attached hereto 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

 

            And the above ordinance was declared adopted this 2nd day of August 2005.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                                        /s/Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                         Jerome Richard, President

  

            The Finance Director informed the Council Administrator that it is time to present the Council with the mid-year supplemental appropriation to the 2005 budget.  The proposed adjustments will accommodate transfers within a department by reducing or increasing appropriations in individual line-items or the lack of appropriations.  These adjustments are required in order to comply with State law that requires that our budget, after all adjustments, be within 5% of the actual activity after being audited.

 

            On motion of Councilman Gene Richard, seconded by Councilman Mire, the Council voted to adopt an ordinance to amend Ordinance No. 2230 “Appropriation Ordinance for 2005” (Supplemental Appropriation).  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

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

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

ORDINANCE NO. 2261

 

   AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 2230  "APPROPRIATION   ORDINANCE   FOR   2005 (SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION)

 

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

 

     WHEREAS, Article VI, Section 1 of the Thibodaux City Charter indicates that the appropriation ordinance shall contain appropriations of the expenditures for each City Department; and

 

     WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 2230 adopted by the City Council on November 30, 2004 approved appropriations for the 2005 Budget by line item; and

 

     WHEREAS, Article VI, Section 2 of the Thibodaux City Charter reads in part, "If during the fiscal year the Mayor certifies that there are available for appropriation, revenues in excess of those estimated in the budget, the Mayor may present a supplemental appropriation ordinance for the disposition of such revenues; and the Council may adopt it."

 

     NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, that in accordance with Article VI, Section 2 of the Thibodaux City Charter, that the following items as indicated are amended in accordance with the recommendations of the Mayor:

 

(Exhibit "A")

   

     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 2nd day of August 2005.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                /s/Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                         Jerome Richard, President

 

            The Grants Director has informed the Council Administrator that the State Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism has approved funding through a Land and Water Conservation Grant for improvements to the walking paths at Peltier and MLK Park.  The total grant is in the amount of $59,335.  The City will match the grant thereby setting the estimated cost of the improvements at $118,670.  The proposed improvements to the walking path include lighting, benches, water fountains and parking areas.

 

            On motion of Councilman Gene Richard, seconded by Councilman Winston, the Council voted to adopt an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to sign a grant agreement with the State Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism for a Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

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

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

ORDINANCE NO.  2262

 

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN A GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF CULTURE, RECREATION AND TOURISM FOR A LAND AND WATER CONVERSATION FUND GRANT

 

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

 

     WHEREAS, the City has applied for a Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant through the State Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism for improvements to the walking paths at Peltier and MLK Parks; and

 

     WHEREAS, the said department has awarded a grant to the City in the amount of  $59,335.00; and

 

     WHEREAS, it is necessary to execute an agreement with the State of Louisiana for the grant mentioned hereinbefore.

 

     NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council that the Mayor be and is hereby authorized to execute a grant agreement with the State Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism for a Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant for improvements to the walking paths at Peltier and MLK Parks.

 

     BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that a copy of the said 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

     ABSTAINED: None

     ABSENT: None

 

     And the above ordinance was declared adopted this 2nd day of August 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
            AUGUST 2, 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, August 2, 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 July 19, 2005 Council meeting were approved as written.

           

            Mrs. Barbara Gauthier and members of the Acadia Woods Civic Association addressed the Council and Administration to discuss concerns they have with the ingress and egress to their subdivision, and with drainage issues that they are experiencing in the subdivision.  They feel that the situation has gotten worse since the storm of 2001 and would like to discuss possible solutions to the problems that they are experiencing.

 

            Councilman Dee Richard requested that the Mayor respond to the concerns of the residents of Acadia Woods in writing and submit a copy to the City Council.

 

            Councilman Mire introduced an ordinance to extend the corporate limits of the City of Thibodaux to include property owned and maintained by John Deer/Cameco Industries located along LA Highway 3266 (Tiger Drive extension).  The public hearing on this ordinance will be held at the August 16, 2005 City Council meeting.

 

            Councilman Gene Richard introduced an ordinance to increase the annual salary of the Mayor of the City of Thibodaux from $65,000 to $73,000.  The proposed salary increase, if approved, would become effective with the candidate elected at the next Mayoral election.  The public hearing on this ordinance will be held at the August 16, 2005 City Council meeting.

 

            The Zoning Administrator informed the Council Administrator that the term of Mr. Clay Breaud on the Thibodaux Planning and Zoning Commission expired on April 2, 2005.  In accordance with the provisions of Section 22-6 of the Thibodaux City Code of Ordinances, Councilman Norman Swanner has nominating authority for this appointment.

 

            On motion of Councilman Gene Richard, seconded by Councilman Swanner, the Council voted to adopt a resolution approving the re-appointment of Mr. Clay Breaud to the Thibodaux Planning & Zoning Commission.  Mr. Breaud’s term will expire on August 2, 2010.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

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

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

RESOLUTION NO. 1137

 

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

 

            WHEREAS, the Thibodaux Planning & Zoning Commission is comprised of five members appointed by the Thibodaux City Council and Mayor; and

 

            WHEREAS, due to the expiration of the term of Mr. Clay Breaud, it is necessary to appoint a member to fill the vacancy on the board or re-appoint Mr. Breaud for an additional term; and

 

            WHEREAS, in accordance with the rotation method of appointment dictated by Section 22-6 of the City Code of Ordinances, Councilman Norman Swanner has nominated Mr. Breaud for re-appointment to the aforesaid commission.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux that in accordance with the provisions of Section 22-6 of the Thibodaux City Code of Ordinances, Mr. Clay Breaud, is hereby re-appointed as a member to the Thibodaux Planning & Zoning Commission.

 

            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the term of Mr. Breaud will expire August 2, 2010.

 

            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

            ABSTAINED: None

            ABSENT: None

 

            And the above resolution was declared adopted this 2nd day of August 2005.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                                        /s/Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                         Jerome Richard, President

 

            The Public Works Director has informed the Council Administrator that the Mayor has requested that Leonard Chauvin prepare an engineering contract authorizing the design of the 2005 Road Improvement Project.  This project will include the resurfacing of portions of East 4th Street, Erwin Drive, St. Patrick Highway, North Acadia Road and all of Art Street, Creole Lane and Acadia Drive.

 

            Councilman Dee Richard questioned the Mayor about the inclusion of Belle Mead Boulevard in the project.  The Mayor stated that the City would address certain concrete panels that are in need of repair, but the entire road is not included in this project.

 

            On motion of Councilman Gene Richard, seconded by Councilman Mire, the Council voted to adopt a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an engineering contract with Leonard Chauvin for the design of the 2005 Road Improvement 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.  1138

 

 

                       A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR

                        TO SIGN AN ENGINEERING CONTRACT WITH

LEONARD CHAUVIN P.E., INC.FOR THE DESIGN

OF THE 2005 STREET IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

 

 

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

 

     WHEREAS, the City is planning to construct improvements to City streets in conjunction with the 2005 Street Improvement Project; and

 

     WHEREAS, the Mayor has selected Leonard Chauvin to perform the design and supervise the construction of the said project; and

 

    WHEREAS, it is necessary to execute a contract with the said engineering firm for the services to be rendered in conjunction with this project

 

     NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council that the Mayor be and is hereby authorized to execute an engineering contract with Leonard Chauvin P.E., Inc. for the design of the improvements in conjunction with the 2005 Street Improvement Project.

 

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of the said contract is attached hereto as "Exhibit A" and thereby made a part hereof.

 

     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

     ABSTAIN: None

     ABSENT: None

 

     And the above resolution was declared adopted this 2nd day of August 2005.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                                        /s/Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                         Jerome Richard, President  

 

            The Parks Director informed the Council Administrator that the Mayor has requested that Picciola & Associates prepare an engineering contract authorizing the design of the renovations to restrooms in City parks so as to comply with ADA Regulations.  This project includes improvements to the outdoor restroom facilities at Peltier Park, MLK Park and the Wayne Daigle Park.

 

            On motion of Councilman Mire, seconded by Councilman Winston, the Council voted to adopt a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a contract with Picciola & Associates for the ADA Restroom Improvement 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.  1139

 

 

                       A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR

                        TO SIGN AN ENGINEERING CONTRACT WITH

PICCIOLA AND ASSOCIATES FOR THE ADA PARK

RESTROOMS IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

 

 

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

 

     WHEREAS, the City is planning to construct improvements to City park restrooms so as to comply with ADA Regulations; and

 

     WHEREAS, the Mayor has selected Picciola and Associates to perform the design and supervise the construction of the said project; and

 

    WHEREAS, it is necessary to execute a contract with the said engineering firm for the services to be rendered in conjunction with this project

 

     NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council that the Mayor be and is hereby authorized to execute an engineering contract with Picciola and Associates for the design of the improvements to City park restrooms.

 

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of the said contract is attached hereto as "Exhibit A" and thereby made a part hereof.

 

     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

     ABSTAIN: None

     ABSENT: None

 

     And the above resolution was declared adopted this 2nd day of August 2005.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                                        /s/Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                        Jerome Richard, President  

 

            A public hearing was held on an ordinance approving the re-subdivision of property located on North Canal Blvd in the J.B. Levert Commercial Park Subdivision.

 

            The Zoning Administrator informed the Council Administrator that the Planning & Zoning Commission has recommended that the City Council consider the approval of the final plat for Lots 6 & 7 located in the J.B. Levert Commercial Park Subdivision.  These lots were created so as to accommodate the construction of new commercial structures.

 

            On motion of Councilman Mire, seconded by Councilman Swanner, the Council voted to adopt an ordinance approving the re-subdivision of property located on North Canal Boulevard in the J.B. Levert Commercial Park Subdivision.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

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

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

ORDINANCE NO.  2259

 

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE RESUBDIVISION

 OF PROPERTY LOCATED ON NORTH CANAL BLVD.

IN THE J.B. LEVERT COMMERCIAL PARK SUBDIVISION

 

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

 

            WHEREAS, the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Thibodaux has reviewed a request concerning the re-subdivision of property located on North Canal Boulevard into lots 6 and 7 of the J.B. Levert Commercial Park Subdivision; and

 

            WHEREAS, the proposed request involves a 2.791 acre parcel of property; and

 

            WHEREAS, the said commission has approved the aforesaid request and is recommending that the City Council concur with their recommendation; and

 

            WHEREAS, in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 1 of the Thibodaux Subdivision Regulations, this re-subdivision should be accepted by the adoption of an appropriate ordinance.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session assembled, that the re-subdivision of property located on North Canal Boulevard as recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission is hereby accepted and approved as requested.

 

            BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that a copy of the plat illustrating the said re-subdivision is attached hereto 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

            ABSTAINED: None

            ABSENT: None

 

            And the above ordinance was declared adopted this 2nd day of August 2005.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                                        /s/ Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                         Jerome Richard, President

 

            A public hearing was then held on an ordinance approving the re-subdivision of property located on Bobby Street.

 

            The Zoning Administrator has informed the Council Administrator that the Planning & Zoning Commission has recommended that the City Council consider the approval of the final plat for Lots 1-A and 1-B located on Bobby Street.  These lots were created so as to accommodate the construction of residential structures.

 

            On motion of Councilman Mire, seconded by Councilman Winston, the Council voted to adopt an ordinance approving the re-subdivision of property located on Bobby Street.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

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

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

ORDINANCE NO.  2260

 

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE RESUBDIVISION

OF PROPERTY LOCATED ON BOBBY STREET

 

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

 

            WHEREAS, the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Thibodaux has reviewed a request concerning the re-subdivision of property located on Bobby Street into lots 1-A and 1-B of Block 5 of Greelawn Subdivision; and

 

            WHEREAS, the proposed request involves a .170 acre parcel of property; and

 

            WHEREAS, the said commission has approved the aforesaid request and is recommending that the City Council concur with their recommendation; and

 

            WHEREAS, in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 1 of the Thibodaux Subdivision Regulations, this re-subdivision should be accepted by the adoption of an appropriate ordinance.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session assembled, that the re-subdivision of property located on Bobby Street as recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission is hereby accepted and approved as requested.

 

            BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that a copy of the plat illustrating the said re-subdivision is attached hereto 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

 

            And the above ordinance was declared adopted this 2nd day of August 2005.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                                        /s/Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                         Jerome Richard, President

  

            The Finance Director informed the Council Administrator that it is time to present the Council with the mid-year supplemental appropriation to the 2005 budget.  The proposed adjustments will accommodate transfers within a department by reducing or increasing appropriations in individual line-items or the lack of appropriations.  These adjustments are required in order to comply with State law that requires that our budget, after all adjustments, be within 5% of the actual activity after being audited.

 

            On motion of Councilman Gene Richard, seconded by Councilman Mire, the Council voted to adopt an ordinance to amend Ordinance No. 2230 “Appropriation Ordinance for 2005” (Supplemental Appropriation).  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

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

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

ORDINANCE NO. 2261

 

   AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 2230  "APPROPRIATION   ORDINANCE   FOR   2005 (SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION)

 

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

 

     WHEREAS, Article VI, Section 1 of the Thibodaux City Charter indicates that the appropriation ordinance shall contain appropriations of the expenditures for each City Department; and

 

     WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 2230 adopted by the City Council on November 30, 2004 approved appropriations for the 2005 Budget by line item; and

 

     WHEREAS, Article VI, Section 2 of the Thibodaux City Charter reads in part, "If during the fiscal year the Mayor certifies that there are available for appropriation, revenues in excess of those estimated in the budget, the Mayor may present a supplemental appropriation ordinance for the disposition of such revenues; and the Council may adopt it."

 

     NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, that in accordance with Article VI, Section 2 of the Thibodaux City Charter, that the following items as indicated are amended in accordance with the recommendations of the Mayor:

 

(Exhibit "A")

   

     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 2nd day of August 2005.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                /s/Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                         Jerome Richard, President

 

            The Grants Director has informed the Council Administrator that the State Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism has approved funding through a Land and Water Conservation Grant for improvements to the walking paths at Peltier and MLK Park.  The total grant is in the amount of $59,335.  The City will match the grant thereby setting the estimated cost of the improvements at $118,670.  The proposed improvements to the walking path include lighting, benches, water fountains and parking areas.

 

            On motion of Councilman Gene Richard, seconded by Councilman Winston, the Council voted to adopt an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to sign a grant agreement with the State Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism for a Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

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

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

ORDINANCE NO.  2262

 

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN A GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF CULTURE, RECREATION AND TOURISM FOR A LAND AND WATER CONVERSATION FUND GRANT

 

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

 

     WHEREAS, the City has applied for a Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant through the State Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism for improvements to the walking paths at Peltier and MLK Parks; and

 

     WHEREAS, the said department has awarded a grant to the City in the amount of  $59,335.00; and

 

     WHEREAS, it is necessary to execute an agreement with the State of Louisiana for the grant mentioned hereinbefore.

 

     NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council that the Mayor be and is hereby authorized to execute a grant agreement with the State Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism for a Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant for improvements to the walking paths at Peltier and MLK Parks.

 

     BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that a copy of the said 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

     ABSTAINED: None

     ABSENT: None

 

     And the above ordinance was declared adopted this 2nd day of August 2005

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                                        /s/Jerome Richard

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                                     Jerome Richard, President   

 

            There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.

 

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Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                          Jerome Richard, President

 
   
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