Thursday Council agenda includes election of Chair/Vice Chair

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL
January 9, 2020 – 6:00 PM
ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE-Donaldsonville

AGENDA

(1) Call To Order / Invocation and Pledge
(2) Roll Call
(3) Chair’s Additions
a. Election of Chairman and Vice Chairman
(4) Public Comment Sign- In Period
(5) Parish President’s Report:

(6) Consent Agenda

a. Adoption of May 2, 2019 Regular Council Meeting minutes
b. Adoption of May 16, 2019 Regular Council Meeting minutes
c. Adoption of November 21, 2019 Regular Council Meeting minutes
d. Adoption of December 19, 2019 Regular Council Meeting minutes

GENERAL BUSINESS

(7) Resolution – granting approval to West Ascension Consolidated Gravity Drainage District No. 1 of the Parish of Ascension to call and hold an election on Saturday May 9, 2020 to authorize the renewal of the levy and collection of a 5.33 mills ad valorem tax for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2021 and ending with the year 2030, for the purpose of providing funds to maintain, construct and improve drainage works within the territorial limits of the District; and further providing for other matters in connection therewith
(8) Resolution – to grant approval to Fire Protection District No. 3 of the Parish of Ascension to call and hold an election on Saturday May 9, 2020, to authorize the renewal of the levy and collection of a ten (10) mills ad valorem tax for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2021 and ending with the year 2030, for the purpose of development, acquisition, construction, operation and maintenance of facilities and equipment of the District and paying the cost of providing fire protection services, including salaries and all purposes incidental thereto and further providing for other matters in connection therewith
(9) Resolution – ordering and calling a special election to be held in the Parish of Ascension on Saturday May 9, 2020 for the purpose of authorizing the renewal of a two (2) mill tax on assessed valuation of all property subject to taxation in the Parish, for a ten (10) years for the purpose of maintaining and supporting a mental health program
(10) Amendment #1 to Intergovernmental Agreement between the Ascension Parish Council and Ascension Consolidated Utilities District #1 to exclude the section titled “Obligation of Parties: ACUD#1 shall supplement the salary of the Parish President in the amount of $1,000.00 per month to serve as the day to day administrator of ACUD #1; this supplement shall begin six months after the effective date of this agreement”
(11) Addendum #2 to Intergovernmental Agreement between the Ascension Parish Council and the West Ascension Consolidated Gravity Drainage District to exclude supplementing the the salary of the Parish President
(12) Amendment #3 to the Intergovernmental Agreement between the Ascension Parish Council and East Ascension Consolidated Gravity Drainage District #1 to exclude from Section 3, Obligations of the Parties: “EACGDD further agrees that it will supplement the salary of the Parish President at a rate of $2,000.00 per month”

PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCES-(Legal Counsel)

(13) Reading of Ordinance – to dedicate a thirty-five foot (35′) drainage servitude and to revoke a portion of an existing seventeen-foot (17′) drainage servitude running along the western property line of Tract 1 (owned by David Louis, Jr.) of the former Randy Simpson property
(14) Public Hearing – to consider an ordinance to dedicate a thirty-five foot (35′) drainage servitude and to revoke a portion of an existing seventeen-foot (17′) drainage servitude running along the western property line of Tract 1 (owned by David Louis, Jr.) of the former Randy Simpson property
(15) Ordinance – to dedicate a thirty-five foot (35′) drainage servitude and to revoke a portion of an existing seventeen-foot (17′) drainage servitude running along the western property line of Tract 1 (owned by David Louis, Jr.) of the former Randy Simpson property

(16) Reading of Ordinance – to revoke a five feet (5′) of an existing fifteen foot (15′) servitude running along the eastern property line of Lot 63-A (owned by Joseph Cashio, Jr.) of the Perkins Oaks – Part II subdivision property
(17) Public Hearing – to consider an ordinance to revoke a five feet (5′) of an existing fifteen foot (15′) servitude running along the eastern property line of Lot 63-A (owned by Joseph Cashio, Jr.) of the Perkins Oaks – Part II subdivision property
(18) Ordinance – to revoke a five feet (5′) of an existing fifteen foot (15′) servitude running along the eastern property line of Lot 63-A (owned by Joseph Cashio, Jr.) of the Perkins Oaks – Part II subdivision property

(19) Reading of Ordinance – to authorize the Parish of Ascension, to purchase or otherwise acquire certain parcels, Rights of Ways, and/or servitude for the Tiggy Duplessis road safety widening (LA 621-Duplessis Road) Project
(20) Public Hearing – to consider an ordinance to authorize the Parish of Ascension, to purchase or otherwise acquire certain parcels, Rights of Ways, and/or servitude for the Tiggy Duplessis road safety widening (LA 621-Duplessis Road) Project
(21) Ordinance – to authorize the Parish of Ascension, to purchase or otherwise acquire certain parcels, Rights of Ways, and/or servitude for the Tiggy Duplessis road safety widening (LA 621-Duplessis Road) Project

(22) Adjourn

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