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Minutes July 2, 2013
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MINUTES OF THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL COMMITTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

July 2, 2013

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:               Charles Odom, Vice Chairman; Steve Ramsey; Jerri Lee; Steve Lemmon;, Bruce Blanton; Charles Walker;,Jim Bonsall, President.

MEMBER ABSENT:                    Daniel Thomas, Chairman

 

Mr. Charles Odom, Vice-Chairman called the meeting to order and asked Mrs. Jerri Lee to open the meeting with prayer. 

 

Mr. Odom then told the Committee that Mr. Thomas was unable to attend due to illness.  He also stated that Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell was unable to attend this meeting.  Mr. Odom then asked for an update on the removal of trees by a contractor.  Mr. Teddy Holloway stated that in the south end of the parish, Schull Tree service had cut a total of 51 dead and or dangerous trees and had limbed 23 additional trees.  The dangerous trees are approximately 60% completed. 

 

Former Mayor Johnny Harrington was unable to attend this meeting. 

 

Mr. Odom then gave comments concerning the passing of Minden Mayor Bill Robertson. 

 

There being no further business to bring before the committee, the meeting adjourned.

 

 

                                                                                                                                                           

Ronda C. Carnahan                                                                 Charles Odom

Secretary-Treasurer                                                                Vice-Chairman

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MINUTES OF THE ROAD COMMITTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

July 2, 2013

 

MEMBERS:                Steve Ramsey, Chairman; Steve Lemmons, Vice Chairman; Jim Bonsall; Charles Walker;  Charles Odom, Vera Davison; Jerri Lee; Perry Kirkland;  Randy Thomas.

MEMBERS ABSENT:                   Bruce Blanton,.Allen Gilbert; and Daniel Thomas

 

 

 

 

Mr. Steve Ramsey called the Road Committee to order and asked for additions to the agenda.  There were no additions to the agenda.

 

Mr. Steve Lemmons moved, seconded by Mr. Randy Thomas to approve a Resolution from the Village of Dubberly to pave Garrett Road using municipality funding.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mrs. Jerri Lee moved, seconded by Mr. Jim Bonsall to approve a Resolution from the Town of Sarepta to side cut Worsham Street.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

There being no further business to bring before the committee, the meeting adjourned.

 

 

                                                                                                                                   

Ronda C. Carnahan                                                       Steve Ramsey

Secretary-Treasurer                                                       Chairman

 

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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

July 2, 2013

 

MEMBERS:  Jim Bonsall, President; Vera Davison, Vice President; Charles Walker; Steve Ramsey; Bruce Blanton; Perry Kirkland; Steve Lemmons; Jerri Lee; Charles Odom; and Randy Thomas.

MEMBERS ABSENT:  Allen Gilbert and Daniel Thomas

 

PUBLIC HEARING:  To hear comments concerning the adoption of the millage rates for the Webster Parish Police Jury for the year 2013.  There were no public comments.

 

Mr. Jim Bonsall, President called the meeting to order and asked Judge Graydon Kitchens to open the meeting with prayer and COL Carl Thompson, Camp Minden,   led in the pledge of allegiance. 

 

There were no additions to the agenda.

 

Mr. Bonsall then asked for comments concerning the agenda items. 

 

No public comments concerning the agenda.

 

Mr. Perry Kirkland moved, seconded by Mrs. Jerri Lee to approve the minutes from the June 4, 2013 Road Committee and Regular Meeting of the Webster Parish Police Jury.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Steve Ramsey moved, seconded by Mr. Charles Odom to approve invoices for payment pending review of the committee.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Charles Walker moved, seconded by Mr. Bruce Blanton to adopt the millage rates for the Webster Parish Police Jury as stated in Webster Parish Ordinance #1007.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Charles Walker moved, seconded by Mr. Bruce Blanton to adopt Webster Parish Ordinance # 1007.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Steve Ramsey moved, seconded by Mr. Steve Lemmons to ratify action taken to reject the bid for the Large Asphalt Paver that was opened on June 7, 2013, low bid in excess of budgeted funds.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Steve Lemmons moved, seconded by Mr. Perry Kirkland to ratify approval to advertise for Large Asphalt Paver with revised specifications.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Bruce Blanton moved, seconded by Mr. Perry Kirkland to ratify approval of Legal Journal for the year July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014, the Springhill Press.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The next item on the agenda is to approve the attached listing of adjudicated property of Webster Parish to be declared surplus and to sell at sealed bid per state statutes.  Ms. Vera Davison moved, seconded by Mr. Randy Thomas to declare surplus and to advertise for sealed bid the adjudicate4d property listing.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

 

ASSESSMENT #                   NAME ON DEED                 LEGAL DESCRIPTION                       STREET                 CITY     

102892                                 Guice                                    Sec. 06-18-10                       302 Freight Entrance Rd               Minden

103106                                 Harrison                                SE/4of NE/4 13/17/9            256 Oscar Moore Rd               Heflin

103979                                 Joiner                                    SW/4 of SE/4 6/18/10           Freight Entrance Rd               Minden

106487                                 Rodgers                                21/17/10                               116Crystal Dr                       Doyline

109107                                 Perkins                                  24/23/11                               Off Fuller Rd-dirt rd               Doyline

109519                                 Adams                                  27/19/09                               Long St.                                Minden

110496                                 J. Clark                                 27/19/09                               Peach St.                               Minden

110499                                 L. C. Clark                            NE/4 of SE/4 27/19/09         838 Harris St.                        Minden

120587                                 Strickland                             N/2 of NW/4 5/22/10            915 Hwy 802                        Sarepta

128840                                 Hampton                               W/2 lot 2& E/2 of Lot 2        Chestnut                               Minden

128841                                 Cornelious                            NW/4 of NW/4 21/19/09      Alexander St.                        Minden

128857                                 Centrallo                               NW/4 of NW/4 of 27/19/9    Chrysler                                Minden

128863                                 G.Smith,Jr&wife                   NE/4 of NE/4 of 27/19/09    Warsaw Addition, Lynn st               Minden

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Regular Meeting- July 2, 2013

 

 

Mrs. Jerri Lee moved, seconded by Mr. Charles Walker to approve the following Recreational Funding items:

a- District #1                $1,000.00 Springhill City Court for audit expense

b- District # 2              $506.99Town of Cullen – Computer for Police Department

c- District #5                $69.80   Town of Cotton Valley- signs for the town.

d- District #10             $1,000.00 – Council on Aging- folding tables and file cabinets

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Brian Williams, Fire Chief of the Webster Parish Fire District # 7, Dixie Inn request that the Jury approve the amended boundaries of Dixie Inn Fire District #7 to include new municipal limits of Dixie Inn.  Mr. Perry Kirkland moved, seconded by Mr. Charles Walker to approve the amended boundaries as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

COMMENTS:

Wanda Finley                                       Head Start, Webster Parish

Beverly Hammett                                 Webster Parish Library

Susan Baird                                          Webster Parish Humane Association

Lynn Dorsey                                         Webster Parish Convention and Tourism

COL Carl Thompson                             Camp Minden

 

COMMENTS – Continued:

 

John Stanley                                         Webster Parish OEP/ Homeland Security

 

Mr. Steve Ramsey moved, seconded by Mr. Steve Lemmons to approve the action as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Steve Lemmons told the Jury that Sparta Commission representative, Ms. Lindsey Gaudy extended her thanks to Webster Parish for the support of the Water Fest at Caney Lake during April, 2013. 

 

Vera Davison extended her appreciation to Mrs. Jean Doerge for all she has accomplished for Webster Parish.  Ms. Davison then commended Mrs. Patti Odom for the economic development work as well as the main street accomplishments for the City of Minden.  Ms. Davison wished everyone a safe and happy 4th of Jury.

 

Mr. Jim Bonsall closed the meeting with his appreciation for those that attend the Monthly Police Jury Meetings and all of the support they give to Webster Parish. 

 

There being no further business to bring to the Jury, the meeting adjourned.

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                   

Ronda C. Carnahan                                                       Jim Bonsall

Secretary-Treasurer                                                       President

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STATE OF LOUISIANA

PARISH OF WEBSTER

Adopted  7/02/2013      

WP CLERK FILE #  

   

 

WEBSTER PARISH ORDINANCE #     1007

 

AN ORDINANCE LEVYING TAXES FOR REVENUE FOR EXPENSES OF THE WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY FOR THE YEAR 2011

 

SECTION I.  BE IT ORDAINEDby the Webster Parish Police Jury in regular session convened, this 2nd  day of July , 2013, that in accordance with law and conformable to the budget of expenditures heretofore adopted by the Webster Parish Police Jury for the year 2013, and for the purpose of raising the necessary revenues to meet the charges and expenses of the Parish of Webster, according to its value as may be finally assessed, the following taxes for the year 2013, to wit:

 

  1. For general parish purposes (General alimony tax)  on all taxable property inside the corporate limits of the City of Minden, Louisiana and inside the corporate limits of the City of Springhill, Louisiana……………(2.03) MILLS  1077003

 

  1. For general parish purposes (General alimony tax) on all taxable property outside

the corporate limits of the City of Minden, Louisiana  and the City of Springhill, Louisiana……………………………………………..(4.06) MILLS 1077002

 

  1. For the maintenance and operation of the Webster Parish Courthouse, Webster   

      Parish Health Unit and Agricultural Extension Service..(2.78) MILLS 1077004

 

  1. For acquiring, constructing, improving, furnishing, equipping, operating and/or

      maintaining Public Libraries in Webster Parish…… (12.00) MILLS 1077005

 

  1. For the construction, maintenance, and repairing of Roads and Bridges located

      in Road District “A” of Webster Parish, Louisiana……...(2.65) MILLS 1077009

 

  1. For the construction, maintenance, and repairing of Road and Bridges located in     

Road District “B” of Webster Parish Louisiana………….(3.92) MILLS 1077010

 

  1. For constructing and improving Public Libraries for Webster Parish and acquiring the necessary land, equipment and furnishings therefore authorized and directed in Webster Parish, LA………….Bonds.._0.35___ MILLS 1077046

 

 

SECTION II.                        BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that the Assessor of Webster Parish, Louisiana, shall extend said tax on the assessment rolls of Webster Parish, Louisiana for the year 2013, and the Tax Collector of Webster Parish, Louisiana shall collect and account for the same in the same manner at the same time as provided for the collection of taxes and that same shall become delinquent and bear the same penalty as provided by law for taxes.

WHICH ORDINANCE,     On Motion of  Charles Walker, seconded by

            Bruce Blanton              Was adopted this   2ndday of July, 2013.  by the following vote:

 

YEA:      10                          ABSTAIN:           0            

NEA:     0                            ABSENT:             2                  

 

Attest:

 

 

 

               s/                                                                                                     s/                                        

Ronda C. Carnahan                                                      Jim Bonsall

Secretary-Treasurer                                                      President

  

 

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