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Minutes- Septeber 4, 2018
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MINUTES OF THE ROAD COMMITTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

September 4, 2018

 

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

MEMBERS ABSENT:   Allen Gilbert and Daniel Thomas

 

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

 

Mr. Jim Bonsall moved, seconded by Mr. Steve Lemmons to add to the agenda discussion on Phase II and Phase III Road Improvements.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

A Resolution from the Village of Dixie Inn was presented for approval.  The Village contracted to have street shoulder repair at 49 McArthur Street and 60 McArthur Street in Dixie Inn for a cost of $950.00.  The cost will be taken from Municipality Funding.  Mr. Bernard Hudson moved, seconded by Mr. Nick Cox to approve the Resolution as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The next item on the agenda is Phase II Contract for construction, a request had been made by the contractor to extend the time stated in the contract, but this is not allowed on an approved contract.  Mr. Teddy Holloway, Public Works Director reported that there will be 19 sites in the Phase III project, and approximately 3 of these sites have been completed.  No action taken.

 

There was some discussion on the mowing for 2018.  No action.

 

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

 

 

 

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Ronda C. Carnahan                                                                               Steve Ramsey

Secretary-Treasurer                                                                               Chairman

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MINUTES OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

September 4, 2018

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Vera Davison, Chairman; Jerri Lee, Vice-Chairman; Steve Ramsey, Nick Cox, Bruce Blanton, and Jim Bonsall

MEMBER ABSENT:  Daniel Thomas

 

Ms. Vera Davison called the meeting to order and asked for additions to the agenda.  No additions.

 

Ms. Davison reported that Acting Executive Director, Glenda Allums has submitted her resignation and will be leaving the position.  There was some discussion concerning filling this position.  No Action taken.  Then Ms. Davison reported on activities this month including the 4thdistrict meeting.

 

Mr. Bruce Blanton moved, seconded by Mr. Steve Ramsey to change the November Regular Meeting of the Webster Parish Police Jury from Tuesday, November 6, 2018 ( Election Day- State Holiday) to Wednesday, November 7th.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

 

 

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Ronda C. Carnahan                                                                               Vera Davison

Secretary-Treasurer                                                                               Chairman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MINUTES OF THE BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS COMMITTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

September 4, 2018

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Steve Lemmons, Chairman; Bruce Blanton, Vice-Chairman; Jerri Lee, Vera Davison, Nick Cox, Randy Thomas.

MEMBERS ABSENT:  Allen Gilbert

 

Mr. Steve Lemmons called the meeting to order and asked for additions to the agenda. 

 

Mr. Bruce Blanton moved, seconded by Mr. Randy Thomas to approve a quote from J.W. Builders for $8,000.00 to replace a roof on one of the buildings at the Sarepta Road Barn.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

 

 

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Ronda C. Carnahan                                                                   Steve Lemmons

Secretary-Treasurer                                                                   Chairman

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MINUTES OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY- FOLLOWING ROAD COMMITTEE

September 4, 2018

 

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

 

 

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

 

The sign at the Sarepta Receiving Station was blown down during a recent storm, the new sign is being ordered. 

 

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

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                           

Ronda C. Carnahan                                                                   Randy Thomas

Secretary-Treasurer                                                                   Chairman

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MINUTES OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CLEAN UP CAMP MINDEN COMMITTEE

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY- FOLLOWING THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE

September 4, 2018

 

There was no business to bring before the committee

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                           

Ronda C. Carnahan                                                                   Dustin Moseley

Secretary-Treasurer                                                                   Chairman

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MINUTES OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY- FOLLOWING ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE

September 4, 2018

 

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

MEMBER ABSENT:  Allen Gilbert and Daniel Thomas

 

Mr. Jim Bonsall called the Finance Committee to order and asked for additions to the agenda. 

There were no additions to the agenda.

 

Mr. Steve Ramsey moved, seconded by Mr. Randy Thomas to approve the Financial Statement for the month of July and the Check Register for the month of July.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Bruce Blanton moved, seconded by Mr. Randy Thomas to approve the bank reconciliation for the month of July.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The Financial reports for the month of August were presented for consideration.  These reports will be approved at the October Finance Committee Meeting.  No action.

 

Budget Amendments were presented for the 2ndquarter.  No action taken, will be approved at the Regular Meeting.

 

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

 

 

 

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Ronda C. Carnahan                                                                   Jim Bonsall

Secretary-Treasurer                                                                   Chairman

MINUTES OF THE EQUIPMENT COMMITTEE

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY—FOLLOWING FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING

September 4, 2018

 

MEMBERS PRESENTBruce Blanton, Chairman; Bernard Hudson, Vice-Chairman; Steve Lemmons;

Randy Thomas; Steve Ramsey; and Jim Bonsall.

MEMBERS ABSENT:  Allen Gilbert and Daniel Thomas

 

There was no business to bring before the Committee.

 

 

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Ronda C. Carnahan                                                                   Bruce Blanton

Secretary-Treasurer                                                                   Chairman

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MINUTES OF THE COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY—FOLLOWING EQUIPMENT COMMITTEE MEETING

September 4, 2018

 

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

MEMBER ABSENT: Allen Gilbert

 

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

 

The committee discussed with Patrick Jackson, ADA the Community Services Office and how to move forward.  No action taken

 

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

 

 

 

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Ronda C. Carnahan                                                                               Jerri M. Lee

Secretary-Treasurer                                                                               Chairman

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MINUTES OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY – FOLLOWING COMMUNITY SERVICES MEETING

                                                                September 4, 2018

 

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

 

 

Mr. Bruce Blanton called the meeting to order and asked for additions to the agenda.  There were no additions to the agenda.

 

Mr. Blanton asked that the Committee members consider ways to draw people and industry to Webster Parish and be prepared to share thoughts at the next meeting. 

 

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

 

 

 

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Ronda C. Carnahan                                                                   Bruce Blanton                                     

Secretary-Treasurer                                                                   Chairman

 

 

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MINUTES OF THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY-  FOLLOWING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

September 4, 2018

 

 

There was no Intergovernmental Relations Committee Meeting this month.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY

September 4, 2018

 

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

MEMBER ABSENT:  Allen Gilbert and Daniel Thomas

 

Mr. Jim Bonsall, President, called the meeting to order, Retired Judge Graydon Kitchens opened the meeting with prayer and COL Carl Thompson led in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Mr. Bonsall then asked for additions to the agenda.  

Mr. Steve Lemmons moved, seconded by Mr. Randy Thomas to add to the agenda:

#15.  District #7  Recreational Funding for Fire District #10 equipment  $990.00

#16.  Fire District #8 –Cotton Valley, to reappoint Mrs. Yolanda Palmer to a two year term.

Motion carried unanimously.

 

There were no comments concerning the agenda.

 

Mr. Bernard Hudson moved, seconded by Mr. Nick Cox to approve invoices for payment pending review.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Steve Ramsey moved, seconded by Mrs. Jerri Lee to approve the August 7, 2018:  Road, Administrative, Buildings and Grounds, Environmental, Environmental Clean- up Camp Minden, Finance, Equipment, Community Services, Economic Development, and Intergovernmental Relations Committees; the August 7, 2018 Regular Meeting; and the August 14, 2018 Community Services, and Road Committee Meetings.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The next item on the agenda was a presentation to the Minden Dixie Angels’ 9-10 year Old Girls Softball team for their winning District, State, and 3rdplace in the Dixie Youth World Series.

Mr. Bonsall presented a certificate of appreciation to the team members and to the coaches.

 

Claiborne Electric High Speed Internet proposal was discussed by Mr. Jim Bonsall.  Mr. Bonsall welcomed Public Service Commissioner, Foster Campbell.  Mr. Bonsall stated that he was very disappointed that the proposal has hit a snag and that it was not approved by the PCC.  There is a tremendous need for fast reliable internet service in the Claiborne Electric service area.

 

Mr. Foster Campbell, Public Service Commissioner spoke to the Jury concerning the Claiborne Electric proposal for High Speed Internet.  Mr. Campbell gave a timeline of the proposal to his office.  Mr. Campbell stated that he has always supported Claiborne Electric and wishes that this had been a viable proposal.

 

The 2ndquarter 2018 budget amendments were presented for approval.  Mr. Steve Lemmons moved, seconded by Ms. Vera Davison to approve the amendments as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Bruce Blanton moved, seconded by Mr. Dustin Moseley to call for the board of Review for Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. in the Police Jury Meeting Room of the Webster Parish Courthouse Annex.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Nick Cox moved, seconded by Mr. Dustin Moseley to change the date of the Webster Parish Police Jury Regular Meeting in November from Tuesday, November 6, 2018 (Election Day) to Wednesday, November 7, 2018.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Steve Ramsey moved, seconded by Mrs. Jerri Lee to approve adjoin adjudicated lot affidavit that property was maintained and is eligible to purchase property on lot #112750.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Randy Thomas moved, seconded by Mr. Bruce Blanton to approve the following Grant applications as stated:

a- Cypress Water System, $25,000.00 to replace water meters under Community Water Enrichment Fund.

b- St James Water System, $30,000.00 for new interior coating on standpipe-Community Water Enrichment Fund.

c- McIntyre Water Works, $15,700.00 to replace current pump shed –Louisiana Government Assistance Program.

d- Leton Water System, $19,750.00 to upgrade water lines from 2” to 3”- Louisiana Government Assistance Program.

 

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Webster Parish Police Jury

Regular Meeting – September 4, 2018 – Continued:

 

 

Mr. Steve Lemmons moved, seconded by Mr. Randy Thomas to approve District #7 Recreational Funds for F.P.District #10 – equipment $990.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Bernard Hudson moved, seconded by Mrs. Jerri Lee to approve the re-appointment of Yolanda Palmer to a 2 year appointment on the WPFP District #8- Cotton Valley.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

COMMENTS:

Wanda Finley                                       Webster Parish Head Start

Savannah Brown                                  Webster Parish Library

Serena Gray                                          Webster Parish Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

Joan Almond                                        Webster Parish Office of LSU Ag

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

COL Carl Thompson                             Webster Parish Assessor, Morris Guin

Mary Simms                                         Coordinating and Development Corp./LA Workforce

Mark Brown, CEO                                Claiborne Electric Co-op- High Speed Internet update

                                                                                                                              

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.

 

Mr. Steve Lemmons moved, seconded by Mr. Nick Cox to approve the action taken at the Buildings and Grounds Committee Meeting earlier today.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Ms. Vera Davison moved, seconded by Mr. Bruce Blanton to approve the action taken at the Finance Committee Meeting earlier today.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Jim Bonsall gave the Presidents closing remarks.  Mr. Bonsall also expressed his appreciation to the Claiborne Electric board members and other visitors to the Police Jury meeting today.

 

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

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                           

Ronda C. Carnahan                                                                   Jim Bonsall

Secretary-Treasurer                                                                   President

  

 

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