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Minutes February 6, 2018
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MINUTES OF THE ROAD COMMITTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

February 6, 2018

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Steve Ramsey; President, Steve Lemmons, Vice-Chairman; Jim Bonsall; Randy Thomas; Bruce Blanton; Jerri Lee; Vera Davison; Nick Cox; Daniel Thomas; Bernard Hudson; Dustin Moseley  MEMBERS ABSENT: Allen Gilbert

 

Mr. Steve Ramsey  called the meeting to order and Mr. Nick Cox opened with prayer.  Mr. Ramsey then asked for additions to the agenda.

 

Mr. Daniel Thomas  moved, seconded by Mr. Randy Thomas to add to the agenda, #4 annual culvert installation for the Town of Sarepta..  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Daniel Thomas moved, seconded by Mr. Dustin Moseley to change the speed limit on Davis Street and Pelican Street to15MPH end to end, motion carried unanimously

 

Mr. Dustin Moseley moved, seconded by Mr. Bernard Hudson to approve a Resolution from the Village of Doyline to side cut Main Street from Melvin Thomas to the school, Right of Way to Sewer Pond, and the Sewer Pond  in the Village of Doyline, using Municipality Funding.   Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Dustin Moseley led the discussion on resurfacing Oak Drive, Pine Drive, Dogwood Drive and Hillman Road. Brad Graff, Parish Engineer has submitted a letter concerning these roads.  No action taken until this can be further reviewed.

 

Mr. Dustin Moseley led the discussion on new software for the Public Works Dept. No action taken

 

Mr. Daniel Thomas moved, seconded by Bruce Blanton to approve the annual culvert resolution for the Town of Sarepta. (Pending Resolution from the town) motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

 

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Lisa C. Balkom                                                                                                            Steve Ramsey

 Asst. Secretary-Treasurer                                                                                                        Chairman

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MINUTES OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

February 6, 2018

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Vera Davison, Chairman; Jerri Lee, Vice Chairman; Jim Bonsall, Daniel Thomas, Nick Cox; Bruce Blanton. Steve Ramsey

 

 

Ms. Vera Davison called the Administrative Committee to order.

 

Ms. Davison then asked for additions to the agenda.  There were no additions to the agenda and no comments.

Ms. Davison discussed the Sexual Harassment Policy in the Webster Parish Police Jury Personnel Policy and made it clear to the Jury that it was up to date.

Ms. Davison reported on the Louisiana Police Jury Association Convention that was held last month in New Orleans.

Ms. Davison updated the Jury that applications are being accepted for the OCS Director position..

No action was taken

 

 

 

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Lisa C. Balkom                                                                                                                              Vera Davison

Asst. Secretary-Treasurer                                                                                                               Chairman

 

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MINUTES OF THE BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS COMMITTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

February 6, 2018

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Steve Lemmons, Bruce Blanton, Jerri Lee, Vera Davison, Nick Cox, Randy Thomas. Jim Bonsall

MEMBERS ABSENT:  Allen Gilbert.

 

There were no additions to the agenda.

 

Mr. Steve Lemmons , chairman reported to the committee that quotes for the courthouse roof have been received and will be awarded after legal review.

Mr. Lemons updated the jury about the renovation on the 2ndfloor meeting room being converted into a courtroom in the Webster Parish Courthouse.  The damages at the Springhill Health Unit due to the broken pipe on January 18, 2018 were discussed.  There was no action taken

 

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

 

 

 

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Lisa C. Balkom                                                                                             Steve Lemmons

Asst.Secretary-Treasurer                                                                            Chairman

 

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MINUTES OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMMTTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

February 6, 2018

 

MEMBERS:  Randy Thomas, Chairman Jim Bonsall;  Bernard Hudson; Jerri Lee; Vera Davison; Steve Lemmons; Bruce Blanton and Steve Ramsey

 

Mr. Randy Thomas, Chairman called the meeting to order and asked for additions to the agenda

Mr. Bruce Blanton moved, seconded by Mr. Daniel Thomas to add Springhill Hazard Waste Clean-Up Day

 

 Mr. Jim Bonsall led the discussion on Benson Environmental and a possible new contract with Colt Industries.

 

Mrs. Jerri Lee moved, seconded by Mr. Bernard Hudson to have Patrick Jackson draw up a new lease agreement with Colt Industries. Motion carried unanimously.

 

 Mr. Bruce Blanton wants the Jury to look into having a Hazard Waste Clean -Up Day in Springhill.  Mrs. Carnahan stated that she would try to have a report for the March meeting.

 

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

 

 

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Lisa C. Balkom                                                                                                            Randy Thomas

 Asst. Secretary-Treasurer                                                                                                        Chairman

 

 

 

 

 

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MINUTES OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CLEAN-UP CAMP MINDEN STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

February 6, 2018

 

MEMBERS:  Dustin Moseley, Chairman; Nick Cox, Vice-Chairman; Bernard Hudson; and Jim Bonsall.

MEMBERS ABSENT: Allen Gilbert

 

 

Mr. Dustin Moseley called the meeting to order.

 

Mr. Moseley reported to the Jury on the Camp Minden site clean- up.  Bids have been pulled on this project.

 

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

 

 

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Lisa C. Balkom                                                                                             Dustin Moseley

Asst.Secretary-Treasurer                                                                            Chairman

 

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MINUTES OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

February 6, 2018

 

MEMBERS:  Jim Bonsall, Chairman;  Vera Davison, Vice-Chairman;  Jerri Lee; Daniel Thomas; Bruce Blanton;  Dustin Moseley;  Steve Lemmons; Randy Thomas, Bernard Hudson,  Nick Cox, Steve Ramsey

MEMBERS ABSENT: Allen Gilbert

 

The meeting is called to order

 

The Revenue and Expenditure Report for the month of January and the Check Register for the month of January were presented to the Committee for review.  After review, the reports were approved by the following action, Mr. Dustin Moseley moved, seconded by Mr. Bruce Blanton to approve the financial reports as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Ronda Carnahan, Secretary-Treasurer told the Jury the audit for the Agreed Upon Procedures will begin the week of February 19, 2018

 

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

 

 

 

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Lisa C. Balkom                                                                                             Jim Bonsall

 Asst.Secretary-Treasurer                                                                                          Chairman

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MINUTES OF THE EQUIPMENT COMMTTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

February 6, 2018

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Bruce Blanton, Chairman; Bernard Hudson, Vice-Chairman; Steve Lemmons; Daniel Thomas; Randy Thomas; and Jim Bonsall, President

MEMBERS ABSENT: Allen Gilbert

 

 

Mr. Bruce Blanton, Chairman, called the meeting to order.  There were no additions to the Agenda.

 

Mr. Teddy Holloway, Public Works Director reported to the Jury about the equipment being purchased or leased for 2018.

 

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

 

 

 

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Lisa C. Balkom                                                                                             Bruce Blanton

 Asst. Secretary-Treasurer                                                                                         Chairman

 

 

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MINUTES OF THE COMMUNITY SERVICES MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

February 6, 2018

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Jerri Lee, Chairman; Steve Lemmons, Vice-Chairman; Vera Davison; Dustin Moseley; Steve Ramsey and Jim Bonsall, President.

MEMBERS ABSENT Allen Gilbert

Mrs. Jerri Lee called the meeting to order.  There were no additions to the agenda

 

Mrs. Jerri Lee presented  the Section 8 Housing- Hud, the Local  Budget, the Family Day Care, and  L.I.H.E.A.P. Budgets.  Mrs. Lee then went over each budget and asked for questions.

 

Mrs. Lee presented the Community Services report for the month of January.  Mrs. Lee then highlighted some of the various programs offered by the WPPJ OCS Office.

 

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

 

 

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Lisa C. Balkom                                                                              Jerri Lee                             

Asst.Secretary-Treasurer                                                             Chairman

 

 

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMTTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

February 6, 2018

MEMBERS:  Bruce Blanton, Chairman; Nick Cox, Vice-Chairman; Dustin Moseley; Bernard Hudson; and Jim Bonsall, President

 

Mr. Bruce Blanton called the meeting to order, and asked for additions to the agenda.

 

Mr. Carroll Breaux, Mayor of Springhill spoke to the Jury about adjudicated property in the City of Springhill. The Jury has plans to have a meeting with all of the agencies involved within the parish to discuss how best to handle adjudicated property and return it to the tax roll.

 

Mr. Dustin Moseley urged the Jury to have a strategic plan for Economic Development in the parish. Mr. Jim Bonsall stated he had a meeting with Sen. Ryan Gatti, Bossier Parish representatives, and Louisiana Economic Development asking for support for the State of Louisiana to secure economic development infrastructure at a site 1-3 miles outside of Webster in Bossier Parish.  This site has been of interest to some manufacturing companies.  Mr. Bonsall urged the Jury to consider a Resolution of support.  There followed some discussion.  Mr. Bonsall told the committee that a Resolution would be drawn up and presented at the March meeting for consideration.

 

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

 

 

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Lisa C. Balkom                                                                                                            Bruce Blanton

 Asst. Secretary-Treasurer                                                                                                        Chairman

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INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

February 6, 2018

   

MEMBERS:  Daniel Thomas, Chairman; Jerri Lee, Vice-Chairman; Bernard Hudson; Vera Davison; Dustin Moseley; Randy Thomas; Steve Ramsey and Jim Bonsall, President.

 

Mr. Daniel Thomas called the meeting to order and asked for additions to the agenda

 

Mr. Daniel Thomas reported to the Jury that Brad Graff, Parish Engineer would be at the next meeting and  have an update on the water study /plan.

 

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

 

 

 

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Lisa C. Balkom                                                                                                            Daniel Thomas

 Asst. Secretary-Treasurer                                                                                                        Chairman

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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

February 6, 2018

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Jim Bonsall, President; Vera Davison, Vice President; Steve Lemmons, Bruce Blanton, Randy Thomas, Dustin Moseley, Daniel Thomas; Bernard Hudson, Jerri Lee, Nick Cox, Allen Gilbert and Steve Ramsey

 

 

Mr. Jim Bonsall, President, called the meeting to order, Judge Graydon Kitchens opened the meeting with prayer and President Jim Bonsall lead in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Mr. Bonsall then asked for additions to the agenda.  There were no additions

 

Mr. Bonsall asked for Audience Comments concerning the agenda.  There were no comments.

 

Mr. Dustin Moseley moved, seconded by Mrs. Jerri Lee to approve invoices for payment pending review by Juror Dustin Moseley on Friday, February 9, 2018.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mrs. Jerri Lee moved, seconded by Ms. Vera Davison to approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting of January 9, 2018 Webster Parish Police Jury. Motion carried unanimously

 

Mr. Steve Ramsey moved, seconded by Mr. Daniel Thomas to approve board appointments for the South Webster Industrial District:

 Theron Winsor reappointed for a two year term, 12/31/2019 (City of Minden & Dixie Inn)

James Madden reappointed for a two year term, 12/31/2019 (Webster Parish Police Jury)

Hunt Powell reappointed for a three year term, 12/31/2020 (Sibley, Doyline, & Dubberly)

Motion carried unanimously

 

Mr. Randy Thomas moved, seconded by Mr. Bruce Blanton to approve board appointments to the Shongaloo Fire P.D. #9:

Tim Mouser reappointed for a two year term, 12/31/2019

Sharon Stanley reappointed Secretary-Treasurer for a two year term 12/31/2019

Marilyn Rasberry appointed for a three year term 12/31/2020(replacing Clay Strange)

Motion carried unanimously

 

Mr. Daniel Thomas moved, seconded by Mr. Bruce Blanton to approve board appointments for the Sarepta Fire District #5:

Jim Bell reappointed to represent outside Town of Sarepta, two year term 12/31/2019

Roger Schumacher reappointed to represent outside Town of Sarepta, two year term 12/31/2019

Jeff Franklin, Board Chairman 2018

Motion carried unanimously

 

Mr. Bernard Hudson moved, seconded by Mr. Allen Gilbert to adopt Resolution #005-2018 to approve holding an election in Cotton Valley Fire Protection District #8 on April 28, 2018 and a levy a special tax. Motion carried unanimously

 

Mr. Randy Thomas moved, seconded by Mr. Steve Ramsey to approve 2018 Beer and Video Poker Renewals:

Beer Applications: E-Z Mart                                          Timberland Truckstop, LLC

Shongaloo Crossroad Lounge                                        Springhill Country Club

Shongaloo Crossroad Deli                                             High Alcohol Content: Springhill Country Club

Sawmill Lounge

 

Video Poker Applications: Webster P II, LLC                 Two Jacks Casino

Pot O’ Gold                                                                  Minden Truckstop & Casino

Timberland Truckstop                                                   Shongaloo Crossroad Lounge

Shongaloo Crossroad Deli

Motion carried unanimously

 

Mr. Allen Gilbert moved, seconded by Mrs. Jerri Lee to approve Recreation Funding for Dist #2 $561.15 to purchase a water heater for the Council on Aging, Cullen Senior Center. Motion carried unanimously

 

 

 

 

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Regular Meeting- Continued     February 6, 2018

Patrick Jackson, Parish Attorney led the discussion and consideration of Resolution #004-2018, to consider a contract with attorneys to provide services related to damages sustained by the abuse of opioids. A resolution will be presented at the next meeting.

 

COMMENTS:

Beverly Hammett                                             Webster Parish Library

Johnny Kennon                                               Webster Parish Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

Joan Almond                                                    Webster Parish LSU Ag Center

Allen Moseley                                                    Webster Parish Coroner- Max Stell, M.D.

John Barr                                                          Representative with Senator John Kennedy’s office

Bump Skaggs                                                   Bossier Parish Police Jury /CD&D

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

Mr. Steve Ramsey moved, seconded by Mr. Steve Lemmons to approve the action taken at the Road Committee Meeting earlier today.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

 

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

 

 

 

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Lisa C. Balkom                                                                                     Jim Bonsall

Asst.Secretary-Treasurer                                                                       President            

 

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