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MINUTES OF THE ROAD COMMITTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

March 4, 2014

 

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

MEMBERS ABSENT:           Allen Gilbert

 

Mr. Steve Ramsey called the meeting to order and asked Ret. Judge Graydon Kitchens to open the meeting with prayer. 

 

Mr. Ramsey then asked for additions to the agenda.  Mr. Charles Walker moved, seconded by Mr. Randy Thomas to add to the agenda the following:  Doyline Resolution, Frank Kelly presentation from Roadside, Inc., and Environmental Committee Report.

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Charles Walker moved, seconded by Mrs. Jerri Lee to declare surplus a list of old equipment and trucks to be placed in Lasyone Auction on March 8, 2014 in Shreveport, Louisiana.  Listing of equipment and trucks will be included in the minutes.

 

Mr. Steve Lemmons moved, seconded by Mr. Perry Kirkland to approve a Resolution from the Village of Dubberly to allow for residential culvert installation within the city limits of Dubberly for the year 2014.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Charles Walker moved, seconded by Mr. Daniel Thomas to approve a Resolution from the Village of Doyline to make repairs to the shoulders of Main Street to be paid with municipality funding.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mrs. Jerri Lee moved, seconded by Mr. Jim Bonsall to approve a Resolution from the Town of Sibley for installation of culverts within the Town of Sibley for the year 2014.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Steve Lemmons moved, seconded by Mr. Daniel Thomas to approve a Resolution from the Town of Sibley to assist with the Annual Clean-Up Day on April 12, 2014 with any cost being paid from Mr. Steve Ramsey’s Recreational funding.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Charles Walker moved, seconded by Mr. Perry Kirkland to approve a Resolution from the Village of Doyline for the installation of culverts in the village for the year 2014.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Frank Kelly with Roadside, Inc. made a presentation to the Committee on the advantages of Chemical side trimming and other chemical grass and debris clearing.  Mr. Ramsey thanked Mr. Kelly for his presentation and said that Mr. Holloway will contact him for more information. 

 

Mr. Charles Odom, Chairman of the Environmental Committee asked to discuss some topics pertinent to the Environmental Committee.  Mr. Odom stated that the Environmental Committee will have several meetings within the next few months concerning Landfill issues.  Mr. Odom then gave a report on the Benson Tire Recycling facility.  He stated that new equipment had been purchased in an effort to make the recycling more efficient and useful. 

The Webster Parish Landfill is currently operating on a 24 hrs. a day X 7 days a week to handle commercial/Industrial waste that is coming in.  He has asked that the trucks be routed to 371 and not from the Goodwill Road due to road conditions.  The expansion of the landfill is progressing well   If anyone has complaints or issues with the Landfill, Mr. Odom asked that all calls be forwarded to him.

 

There being no further business to bring before the Road 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

March 4, 2014

 

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

MEMBERS ABSENT:           Allen Gilbert

 

Mr. Jim Bonsall called the meeting to order and asked that Ret. COL Carl Thompson open the meeting with prayer.  Mr. Pat Culverhouse then led in the Pledge of Allegiance.  The first item on the agenda is the Additions to the Agenda:

 

Mr. Bruce Blanton moved, seconded by Mr. Charles Walker to approve the following items are added to the agenda:

6-d       SWID District Appointments

6-e       Webster Parish FD #4, Dubberly Appointments

10-       Approve quote to purchase Scan System upgrade

11-       Change date of Regular Police Jury Meeting in April.

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Bonsall then asked for audience comments.  There were no comments concerning the agenda.

 

Mr. Perry Kirkland moved, seconded by Mrs. Jerri Lee to adopt the minutes of the February 4, 2014 Road Committee Meeting and Buildings and Grounds Committee Meeting and also the February 4, 2014 Regular Meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

Mr. Steve Ramsey moved, seconded by Mr. Charles Odom to approve the following items for recreational funding:

District # 11     Town of Heflin             $107.80                        To purchase road signs for the Town of Heflin

District #  2      Town of Cullen            $500.00                        To purchase a computer and printer for Cullen

District #  2      Town of Cullen            $400.00                        To purchase a pitching machine for ball park

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Daniel Thomas moved, seconded by Mr. Bruce Blanton to approve the recommendation of the Cullen FPD #6 Board to appoint Mr. Ted Owens Chairman to fill the unexpired term of the late Mr. Kenneth Garrett.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Randy Thomas moved, seconded by Ms. Vera Davison to approve the recommendation of the Shongaloo FPD#9  Board to re-appoint Ms. Sharyn Stanley as Secretary-Treasurer, and to appoint Mr. Clay Strange as a Board Commissioner for a 2-year term.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Steve Ramsey moved, seconded by Mr. Steve Lemmons to approve the recommendation of the Sibley FPD #2 Board to appoint Mr. Brent Hunt as Chairman of the Board and to approve the recommendation of the Board to appoint Mr. Billy Young Vice Chairman of the Board.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Ms. Vera Davison moved, seconded by Mr. Steve Ramsey to approve the following recommendations to the South Webster Industrial District Board of Directors for a term beginning immediately and ending December 31, 2016:

The City of Minden and Village of Dixie Inn Appointment:  Mr. Tommy Davis, Mayor, City of Minden

The City of Minden and Village of Dixie Inn Appointment:  Mr. Theron Winzer

The City of Minden and Village of Dixie Inn Re-Appointment: Mr. Henry Bridges

Webster Parish Police Jury Re-Appointment:  Mr. James Madden

Heflin, Dubberly, Sibley, and Doyline Re-Appointment:  Mr. Hunt Powell

Heflin, Dubberly, Sibley, and Doyline Re-Appointment: Mr. Rickey Killian

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Steve Lemmons moved, seconded by Mr. Charles Walker to approve the recommendations of the Dubberly Fire Protection District #4:

To reappoint Mr. Jeffrey William Lair for a two year term, 3/2014 to 3/2016

To approve the resignation of Mr. Charles E. Mims

To appoint Mr. Jim Towns for a one year term –to fill the vacancy of Mr. Charles E. Mims. 

Motion carried unanimously.

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REGULAR MEETING – Continued

 

The next item on the agenda is to approve expenses for Jurors to attend NACO Conference in New Orleans, July 13-15, 2014.  The parish is responsible for having a presentation for Webster Parish set up in conjunction with our Fourth District parishes.  Lynn Dorsey, Director of Tourism for Webster Parish has agreed to assist with the presentation.  Mr. Charles Walker moved, seconded by Mr. Randy Thomas to approve expenses for attending NACO.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Randy Thomas moved, seconded by Mr. Perry Kirkland to approve a Resolution to hold an election for the Shongaloo FPD#9 on May 3, 2014 to levy a ten (10) mill tax on property subject to tax in the boundaries of Shongaloo FPD#9.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Charles Walker moved, seconded by Ms. Vera Davison to approve budget amendments for the 1st quarter of 2014 for the Webster Parish Police Jury.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Daniel Thomas moved, seconded by Mr. Charles Odom to approve the purchase of a scan system upgrade with Image Tek of Louisiana for the Webster Parish Police Jury, funding is included in the 2014 budget.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Jim Bonsall asked the Jury to make a consideration to change the April Regular Meeting from Tuesday, April 1, 2014 to Wednesday, April 2, 2014.  Mr. Bruce Blanton moved, seconded by Mrs. Jerri Lee to change the April Regular Meeting Date to Wednesday, April 2, 2014.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

COMMENTS:

Mary Whitaker             WPPJ Office of Community Services

Wanda Finley               Head Start, Webster Parish

Beverly Hammett         Webster Parish Library

Lynn Dorsey                 Webster Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau

Carl Thompson             Webster Parish Assessor, Morris Guin

John Stanley                 Webster Parish OEP/Homeland Security Director

Olivia Ward                  Trailblazer

 

 

Mr. Steve Ramsey reported on committee meetings that he attended at the Police Jury Convention.  Mr. Ramsey then moved, seconded by Mr. Steve Lemmons to approve the action taken at the Road Committee Meeting held earlier today.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Ms. Vera Davison extended appreciation to Beverly Hammett for her assistance with handouts for the NACO Conference.  Ms. Davison then recognized the Chamber Leadership Webster members that were in attendance at the meeting.  Ms. Davison recalled being in the Leadership Webster many years ago and the valuable information she received.

 

Mr. Daniel Thomas extended his appreciation to Mr. John Stanley, Webster Parish OEP/HS Director for his assistance with an emergency plan. 

 

Mr. Jim Bonsall then gave closing remarks and thanked all in attendance. 

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

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                           

Ronda Carnahan                                                                       Jim Bonsall

Secretary-Treasurer                                                                   President

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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                  The following resolution was offered by __Randy Thomas_________ and seconded by ____Jim Bonsall___:

RESOLUTION

 

A resolution approving the holding of an election in Shongaloo Fire Protection District No. 9 of the Parish of Webster, State of Louisiana, on Saturday, May 3, 2014, to authorize the levy of a special tax therein.

 

                  WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of Shongaloo Fire Protection District No. 9 of the Parish of Webster, State of Louisiana (the "Governing Authority"), acting as the governing authority of Shongaloo Fire Protection District No. 9 of the Parish of Webster, State of Louisiana (the "District"), adopted a resolution on February 18, 2014, calling a special election in the District on Saturday, May 3, 2014, to authorize the levy of a special tax therein; and

 

                  WHEREAS, the governing authority of the District has requested that this Police Jury, acting as the governing authority of the Parish of Webster, State of Louisiana, give its consent and authority for the District to hold the aforesaid election, and in the event that the election carries to levy and collect the special tax provided for therein; and

 

                  WHEREAS, as required by Article VI, Section 15 of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana of 1974, it is now the desire of this Police Jury to approve the holding of said election and in the event that the election carries, to levy and collect the special tax provided for therein;

 

                  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Police Jury of the Parish of Webster, State of Louisiana, acting as the governing authority of said Parish, that:

 

                  SECTION 1.  In compliance with the provisions of Article VI, Section 15 of the constitution of the State of Louisiana of 1974, and in accordance with the request of the Board of Commissioners of Shongaloo Fire Protection District No. 9 of the Parish of Webster, State of Louisiana, this Police Jury hereby approves the holding of an election in the District, on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at which election there will be submitted the following proposition, to-wit:

 

PROPOSITION

 

Shall Shongaloo Fire Protection District No. 9 of the Parish of Webster, State of Louisiana (the "District"), levy a ten (10) mills tax on all the property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $160,000 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of  ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2014 and ending with the year 2023, for the purpose of acquiring and purchasing fire protection  equipment, including fire trucks ?

 

                  SECTION 2.  In the event the election carries, this Police Jury does hereby further consent to and authorize the District to levy and collect the special tax provided for therein.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

MEMBERS:                       YEAS:     NAYS:     ABSENT:   ABSTAINING:                            

 

Bruce Blanton                       X                                                          

Allen Gilbert                                                          X                         

Daniel Thomas                       X                                                         

Randy Thomas                       X                                                         

Perry Kirkland                       X                                                         

Jim Bonsall                            X                                                         

Steve Lemmons                     X                                                         

Charles Odom                         X                                                        

Jerri M. Lee                            X                                                         

Vera Davison                         X                                                         

Steve Ramsey                         X                                                         

Charles Walker                      X                                                         

 

                  And the resolution was declared adopted on this, the 4thday of March, 2014.

     /s/ Ronda C. Carnahan                                                 /s/ Jim Bonsall                                                      

Secretary-Treasurer                                                    President

 

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STATE OF LOUISIANA

PARISH OF WEBSTER

                        I, the undersigned Secretary-Treasurer of the Police Jury of the Parish of Webster, State of Louisiana, do hereby certify that the foregoing pages constitute a true and correct copy of a resolution adopted by said Police Jury on March 4, 2014, approving the holding of an election in Shongaloo Fire Protection District No. 9 of the Parish of Webster, State of Louisiana, to authorize the levy of a special tax therein.

                        IN FAITH WHEREOF, witness my official signature of said Police Jury at Minden, Louisiana, on this, the 4thday of March, 2014.

 

 

                                                                                                                                                    

                                                                                                        Secretary-Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Webster Parish Police Jury

Surplus Items

 

March 8, 2014 Auction

 

1. 1973 Caterpillar 950 Loader                             SN#81J46971710

2. 1992 Caterpillar E120B Excavator        SN#6JF00437

3. 1986 John Deere Backhoe                      SN#T0510BA719044

4. 1986 John Deere Backhoe                      SN#T040510BA719090

5. 1992 John Deere 490D Excavator         SN#FF490DS016092

6. 1999 Chevy Suburban                             VIN# 1GKEC16R5XJ714577

7. 1995 Flaherty Spreader                           SN#86284

8. 1973 Haul It All Trailer                          SN#7038717

9. 1962 Little Ford Trailer                          SN#160549-PP3616

10. 2002 Dynafog Mosquito Sprayer         SN# 2069462

11. 2002 Dynafog Mosquito Sprayer         SN#2069378

12. Fuel Tanks

13. Napa Air Compressor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

PAGE162-2014

 

MINUTES OF THE ROAD COMMITTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

March 4, 2014

 

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

MEMBERS ABSENT:           Allen Gilbert

 

Mr. Steve Ramsey called the meeting to order and asked Ret. Judge Graydon Kitchens to open the meeting with prayer. 

 

Mr. Ramsey then asked for additions to the agenda.  Mr. Charles Walker moved, seconded by Mr. Randy Thomas to add to the agenda the following:  Doyline Resolution, Frank Kelly presentation from Roadside, Inc., and Environmental Committee Report.

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Charles Walker moved, seconded by Mrs. Jerri Lee to declare surplus a list of old equipment and trucks to be placed in Lasyone Auction on March 8, 2014 in Shreveport, Louisiana.  Listing of equipment and trucks will be included in the minutes.

 

Mr. Steve Lemmons moved, seconded by Mr. Perry Kirkland to approve a Resolution from the Village of Dubberly to allow for residential culvert installation within the city limits of Dubberly for the year 2014.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Charles Walker moved, seconded by Mr. Daniel Thomas to approve a Resolution from the Village of Doyline to make repairs to the shoulders of Main Street to be paid with municipality funding.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mrs. Jerri Lee moved, seconded by Mr. Jim Bonsall to approve a Resolution from the Town of Sibley for installation of culverts within the Town of Sibley for the year 2014.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Steve Lemmons moved, seconded by Mr. Daniel Thomas to approve a Resolution from the Town of Sibley to assist with the Annual Clean-Up Day on April 12, 2014 with any cost being paid from Mr. Steve Ramsey’s Recreational funding.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Charles Walker moved, seconded by Mr. Perry Kirkland to approve a Resolution from the Village of Doyline for the installation of culverts in the village for the year 2014.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Frank Kelly with Roadside, Inc. made a presentation to the Committee on the advantages of Chemical side trimming and other chemical grass and debris clearing.  Mr. Ramsey thanked Mr. Kelly for his presentation and said that Mr. Holloway will contact him for more information. 

 

Mr. Charles Odom, Chairman of the Environmental Committee asked to discuss some topics pertinent to the Environmental Committee.  Mr. Odom stated that the Environmental Committee will have several meetings within the next few months concerning Landfill issues.  Mr. Odom then gave a report on the Benson Tire Recycling facility.  He stated that new equipment had been purchased in an effort to make the recycling more efficient and useful. 

The Webster Parish Landfill is currently operating on a 24 hrs. a day X 7 days a week to handle commercial/Industrial waste that is coming in.  He has asked that the trucks be routed to 371 and not from the Goodwill Road due to road conditions.  The expansion of the landfill is progressing well   If anyone has complaints or issues with the Landfill, Mr. Odom asked that all calls be forwarded to him.

 

There being no further business to bring before the Road 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

March 4, 2014

 

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

MEMBERS ABSENT:           Allen Gilbert

 

Mr. Jim Bonsall called the meeting to order and asked that Ret. COL Carl Thompson open the meeting with prayer.  Mr. Pat Culverhouse then led in the Pledge of Allegiance.  The first item on the agenda is the Additions to the Agenda:

 

Mr. Bruce Blanton moved, seconded by Mr. Charles Walker to approve the following items are added to the agenda:

6-d       SWID District Appointments

6-e       Webster Parish FD #4, Dubberly Appointments

10-       Approve quote to purchase Scan System upgrade

11-       Change date of Regular Police Jury Meeting in April.

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Bonsall then asked for audience comments.  There were no comments concerning the agenda.

 

Mr. Perry Kirkland moved, seconded by Mrs. Jerri Lee to adopt the minutes of the February 4, 2014 Road Committee Meeting and Buildings and Grounds Committee Meeting and also the February 4, 2014 Regular Meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

Mr. Steve Ramsey moved, seconded by Mr. Charles Odom to approve the following items for recreational funding:

District # 11     Town of Heflin             $107.80                        To purchase road signs for the Town of Heflin

District #  2      Town of Cullen            $500.00                        To purchase a computer and printer for Cullen

District #  2      Town of Cullen            $400.00                        To purchase a pitching machine for ball park

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Daniel Thomas moved, seconded by Mr. Bruce Blanton to approve the recommendation of the Cullen FPD #6 Board to appoint Mr. Ted Owens Chairman to fill the unexpired term of the late Mr. Kenneth Garrett.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Randy Thomas moved, seconded by Ms. Vera Davison to approve the recommendation of the Shongaloo FPD#9  Board to re-appoint Ms. Sharyn Stanley as Secretary-Treasurer, and to appoint Mr. Clay Strange as a Board Commissioner for a 2-year term.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Steve Ramsey moved, seconded by Mr. Steve Lemmons to approve the recommendation of the Sibley FPD #2 Board to appoint Mr. Brent Hunt as Chairman of the Board and to approve the recommendation of the Board to appoint Mr. Billy Young Vice Chairman of the Board.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Ms. Vera Davison moved, seconded by Mr. Steve Ramsey to approve the following recommendations to the South Webster Industrial District Board of Directors for a term beginning immediately and ending December 31, 2016:

The City of Minden and Village of Dixie Inn Appointment:  Mr. Tommy Davis, Mayor, City of Minden

The City of Minden and Village of Dixie Inn Appointment:  Mr. Theron Winzer

The City of Minden and Village of Dixie Inn Re-Appointment: Mr. Henry Bridges

Webster Parish Police Jury Re-Appointment:  Mr. James Madden

Heflin, Dubberly, Sibley, and Doyline Re-Appointment:  Mr. Hunt Powell

Heflin, Dubberly, Sibley, and Doyline Re-Appointment: Mr. Rickey Killian

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Steve Lemmons moved, seconded by Mr. Charles Walker to approve the recommendations of the Dubberly Fire Protection District #4:

To reappoint Mr. Jeffrey William Lair for a two year term, 3/2014 to 3/2016

To approve the resignation of Mr. Charles E. Mims

To appoint Mr. Jim Towns for a one year term –to fill the vacancy of Mr. Charles E. Mims. 

Motion carried unanimously.

PAGE164-2014

 

REGULAR MEETING – Continued

 

The next item on the agenda is to approve expenses for Jurors to attend NACO Conference in New Orleans, July 13-15, 2014.  The parish is responsible for having a presentation for Webster Parish set up in conjunction with our Fourth District parishes.  Lynn Dorsey, Director of Tourism for Webster Parish has agreed to assist with the presentation.  Mr. Charles Walker moved, seconded by Mr. Randy Thomas to approve expenses for attending NACO.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Randy Thomas moved, seconded by Mr. Perry Kirkland to approve a Resolution to hold an election for the Shongaloo FPD#9 on May 3, 2014 to levy a ten (10) mill tax on property subject to tax in the boundaries of Shongaloo FPD#9.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Charles Walker moved, seconded by Ms. Vera Davison to approve budget amendments for the 1st quarter of 2014 for the Webster Parish Police Jury.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Daniel Thomas moved, seconded by Mr. Charles Odom to approve the purchase of a scan system upgrade with Image Tek of Louisiana for the Webster Parish Police Jury, funding is included in the 2014 budget.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Jim Bonsall asked the Jury to make a consideration to change the April Regular Meeting from Tuesday, April 1, 2014 to Wednesday, April 2, 2014.  Mr. Bruce Blanton moved, seconded by Mrs. Jerri Lee to change the April Regular Meeting Date to Wednesday, April 2, 2014.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

COMMENTS:

Mary Whitaker             WPPJ Office of Community Services

Wanda Finley               Head Start, Webster Parish

Beverly Hammett         Webster Parish Library

Lynn Dorsey                 Webster Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau

Carl Thompson             Webster Parish Assessor, Morris Guin

John Stanley                 Webster Parish OEP/Homeland Security Director

Olivia Ward                  Trailblazer

 

 

Mr. Steve Ramsey reported on committee meetings that he attended at the Police Jury Convention.  Mr. Ramsey then moved, seconded by Mr. Steve Lemmons to approve the action taken at the Road Committee Meeting held earlier today.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Ms. Vera Davison extended appreciation to Beverly Hammett for her assistance with handouts for the NACO Conference.  Ms. Davison then recognized the Chamber Leadership Webster members that were in attendance at the meeting.  Ms. Davison recalled being in the Leadership Webster many years ago and the valuable information she received.

 

Mr. Daniel Thomas extended his appreciation to Mr. John Stanley, Webster Parish OEP/HS Director for his assistance with an emergency plan. 

 

Mr. Jim Bonsall then gave closing remarks and thanked all in attendance. 

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

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                           

Ronda Carnahan                                                                       Jim Bonsall

Secretary-Treasurer                                                                   President

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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                  The following resolution was offered by __Randy Thomas_________ and seconded by ____Jim Bonsall___:

RESOLUTION

 

A resolution approving the holding of an election in Shongaloo Fire Protection District No. 9 of the Parish of Webster, State of Louisiana, on Saturday, May 3, 2014, to authorize the levy of a special tax therein.

 

                  WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of Shongaloo Fire Protection District No. 9 of the Parish of Webster, State of Louisiana (the "Governing Authority"), acting as the governing authority of Shongaloo Fire Protection District No. 9 of the Parish of Webster, State of Louisiana (the "District"), adopted a resolution on February 18, 2014, calling a special election in the District on Saturday, May 3, 2014, to authorize the levy of a special tax therein; and

 

                  WHEREAS, the governing authority of the District has requested that this Police Jury, acting as the governing authority of the Parish of Webster, State of Louisiana, give its consent and authority for the District to hold the aforesaid election, and in the event that the election carries to levy and collect the special tax provided for therein; and

 

                  WHEREAS, as required by Article VI, Section 15 of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana of 1974, it is now the desire of this Police Jury to approve the holding of said election and in the event that the election carries, to levy and collect the special tax provided for therein;

 

                  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Police Jury of the Parish of Webster, State of Louisiana, acting as the governing authority of said Parish, that:

 

                  SECTION 1.  In compliance with the provisions of Article VI, Section 15 of the constitution of the State of Louisiana of 1974, and in accordance with the request of the Board of Commissioners of Shongaloo Fire Protection District No. 9 of the Parish of Webster, State of Louisiana, this Police Jury hereby approves the holding of an election in the District, on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at which election there will be submitted the following proposition, to-wit:

 

PROPOSITION

 

Shall Shongaloo Fire Protection District No. 9 of the Parish of Webster, State of Louisiana (the "District"), levy a ten (10) mills tax on all the property subject to taxation in the District (an estimated $160,000 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of  ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2014 and ending with the year 2023, for the purpose of acquiring and purchasing fire protection  equipment, including fire trucks ?

 

                  SECTION 2.  In the event the election carries, this Police Jury does hereby further consent to and authorize the District to levy and collect the special tax provided for therein.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

MEMBERS:                       YEAS:     NAYS:     ABSENT:   ABSTAINING:                            

 

Bruce Blanton                       X                                                          

Allen Gilbert                                                          X                         

Daniel Thomas                       X                                                         

Randy Thomas                       X                                                         

Perry Kirkland                       X                                                         

Jim Bonsall                            X                                                         

Steve Lemmons                     X                                                         

Charles Odom                         X                                                        

Jerri M. Lee                            X                                                         

Vera Davison                         X                                                         

Steve Ramsey                         X                                                         

Charles Walker                      X                                                         

 

                  And the resolution was declared adopted on this, the 4thday of March, 2014.

     /s/ Ronda C. Carnahan                                                 /s/ Jim Bonsall                                                      

Secretary-Treasurer                                                    President

 

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STATE OF LOUISIANA

PARISH OF WEBSTER

                        I, the undersigned Secretary-Treasurer of the Police Jury of the Parish of Webster, State of Louisiana, do hereby certify that the foregoing pages constitute a true and correct copy of a resolution adopted by said Police Jury on March 4, 2014, approving the holding of an election in Shongaloo Fire Protection District No. 9 of the Parish of Webster, State of Louisiana, to authorize the levy of a special tax therein.

                        IN FAITH WHEREOF, witness my official signature of said Police Jury at Minden, Louisiana, on this, the 4thday of March, 2014.

 

 

                                                                                                                                                    

                                                                                                        Secretary-Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Webster Parish Police Jury

Surplus Items

 

March 8, 2014 Auction

 

1. 1973 Caterpillar 950 Loader                             SN#81J46971710

2. 1992 Caterpillar E120B Excavator        SN#6JF00437

3. 1986 John Deere Backhoe                      SN#T0510BA719044

4. 1986 John Deere Backhoe                      SN#T040510BA719090

5. 1992 John Deere 490D Excavator         SN#FF490DS016092

6. 1999 Chevy Suburban                             VIN# 1GKEC16R5XJ714577

7. 1995 Flaherty Spreader                           SN#86284

8. 1973 Haul It All Trailer                          SN#7038717

9. 1962 Little Ford Trailer                          SN#160549-PP3616

10. 2002 Dynafog Mosquito Sprayer         SN# 2069462

11. 2002 Dynafog Mosquito Sprayer         SN#2069378

12. Fuel Tanks

13. Napa Air Compressor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

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