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OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF THIBODAUX
CITY HALL
THIBODAUX, LOUISIANA
MARCH 2, 2004

 

 

            The City Council of the City of Thibodaux assembled in regular session at its regular meeting place, City Hall, 310 West 2nd Street, Thibodaux, Louisiana, on Tuesday, March 2, 2004 at 5:00 o’clock P.M.

 

            There were present:  Councilmen Swanner, Gene Richard, Winston, Dee Richard and Mire.

 

            There were also present:  Mayor Charles Caillouet and Ms. Germaine Jackson, City Attorney.

 

            The minutes of the February 17, 2004 Council meeting were approved as written.

 

            The City has been in negotiations with Charter Communications to execute a new franchise agreement.  The agreement proposed by Charter calls for a 15year agreement in an amount equal to 5% of the annual Gross Revenues to be paid to the City for cable services sold in our corporate limits.

 

            Councilman Winston introduced an ordinance authorizing the granting of a Franchise Agreement to Charter Communications.  The public hearing on this ordinance will be held at the March 16, 2004 City Council meeting.

           

            In accordance with the provisions Chapter 9, Article II, Section 9-9 of the Thibodaux City Code of Ordinances, it is the duty of the City Council to confirm the appointments made to the Thibodaux Volunteer Fire Department’s Fire Board.

 

            The Council adopted a resolution by acclamation appointing the members to the Thibodaux Volunteer Fire department’s Fire Board for the year 2004.

 RESOLUTION NO. 1010

             BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session assembled, that:

 

            WHEREAS, the Thibodaux Fire Board is comprised of two members from each company in the Thibodaux Volunteer Fire Department along with a Chief, First Asst. Chief, Second Asst. Chief, Secretary and Treasurer; and

 

            WHEREAS, in accordance with the provisions of Section 9-9 of the Thibodaux City Code of Ordinances the members of the said board must be appointed by the City Council.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Thibodaux does hereby appoint the following members to the Thibodaux Fire Board for the year 2004:

 

Fire Chief – Mike P. Naquin

First Asst. Chief – Dan A. Naquin

Second Asst. Chief – Randy Pate

Secretary – Kenneth C. Bourgeois

Treasurer – Ruben J. Boudreaux

Thibodaux Fire Company No. 1 – Charles J. Adams & Josh Bourgeois

Protector Fire Company No. 2 – Joe Ayo & Glenn Froisy

Home Hook & Ladder Fire Co. – Barry Ledet & P.J. Naquin, III

Vigilant Chemical & Hose Fire Co. – Rodney Gauthreaux & Tommy Navarre

North Thibodaux Fire Company – Kenneth Himel, Jr. & David LeBlanc

South Thibodaux Fire Company – Jerome P. Benoit & Mitchell J. Benoit

West Thibodaux Fire Company – James S. Guillot & Warren A. Spears

Bowie Fire Company – Jim Bernard & Tony Boudreaux

 

 

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

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, D. Richard and Mire

            NAYS: None

            ABSTAINED: None 

            ABSENT:  None

 

            And the above resolution was declared adopted this 2nd day of March 2004.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                                      /s/Chad J. Mire

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                                 Chad J. Mire, President

           

            Councilman Dee Richard requested that the Council discuss traffic issues in North Thibodaux, specifically those areas around North 10th and North 11th Streets.  Councilman Richard stated that there were also members of the community that wanted to address the Council with their concerns about the traffic in that area.

 

            Joey Roberts of 106 Valerie Street stated that he would like to see more police presence in the area giving out tickets.  He has not seen any tickets being issued in that area.  He also stated that as an employee of Cameco, they do receive notices from work asking them to be more aware of the traffic laws in the area.  He does not feel that Cameco employees are the only problem in the area.

 

            The Mayor stated that the City has been in contact with Cameco to make them aware of the problems, and that there are officers that patrol the North Thibodaux area, but we can’t have officers there at all times of the day to issue traffic tickets.

 

            Jackie Gilfour of 210 North 10th Street stated that she feels that not only is Cameco a problem, but also people using these streets as a shortcut to the Wal-Mart shopping center to avoid the heavier traffic on the main streets in town.  There are many children in their neighborhood and this is a very dangerous situation.

 

            Lieutenant Dean Blanchard with the Thibodaux Police Department stated that the Chief has asked him to look into the traffic problems in the North Thibodaux area.  The department can contact South Central Planning and use the equipment that charts speed, direction time and numbers of vehicles traveling in the area.  The department is also working with Cameco to do presentations at their safety meetings to make the employees more aware of the problems in the area.

 

            Councilman Swanner stated that when a person is standing on the street, and a vehicle passes at the 25 mph speed limit it seems that the vehicle is going much faster than they really are.  Maybe we can consider lowering the speed limit in this area also.  The important thing is the safety of the children and a peace of mind for the residents, and the City is trying to relieve the problems in this area.

 

            A public hearing was held on an ordinance accepting a utility servitude for the construction and maintenance of a water transmission line in conjunction with the new elevated water storage tower to be located in North Thibodaux.

 

            On motion of Councilman Dee Richard, seconded by Councilman Swanner, the Council voted to adopt an ordinance accepting the utility servitude dedicated for the North Thibodaux water transmission lines from J.B. Levert Land Company.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, D. Richard and Mire

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

  ORDINANCE NO. 2185    

 

 AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING THE UTILITY SERVITUDE

DEDICATED FOR THE NORTH THIBODAUX WATER

TRANSMISSION LINES FROM J.B. LEVERT LAND COMPANY   

            BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session assembled, that:

 

            WHEREAS, the City is in the process of designing a new water storage facility and transmission lines in North Thibodaux; and   

 

                                    WHEREAS, J.B. Levert Land Company has offered to dedicate a servitude to construct, lay, maintain and operate the said water transmission lines; and

 

                                    WHEREAS, in accordance with Article V, Section 2 of the Thibodaux City Charter it is necessary to accept the dedication of the servitudes by the adoption of an appropriate ordinance.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux that the City does hereby accept the utility servitudes conveyed to the City of Thibodaux by the J.B. Levert Land Company in conjunction with the construction of water transmission lines in North Thibodaux.

 

            BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that a copy of a plat illustrating the servitudes along with their legal description is attached hereto as Exhibit "A" and thereby made a part hereof.

 

            The above ordinance having been submitted to a vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, D. Richard and Mire

            NAYS: None

            ABSTAINED: None 

            ABSENT: None

 

            And the above ordinance was declared adopted this 2nd day of March 2004.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                          /s/Chad J. Mire         

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                     Chad Mire, President           

 

            A public hearing was then held on an ordinance granting a utility servitude to BellSouth Telecommunications for the construction and maintenance of a cable line to be located in North Thibodaux near the raw water reservoir.

 

            On motion of Councilman Winston, seconded by Councilman Gene Richard, the Council voted to adopt an ordinance granting a utility servitude to BellSouth Telecommunications on the reservoir property.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, D. Richard and Mire

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

  ORDINANCE NO. 2186    

 AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A UTILITY SERVITUDE TO BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS (RESERVOIR PROPERTY) 

 

 

            BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session assembled, that:

 

            WHEREAS, the BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. is in the process of installing a new telecommunications cable in North Thibodaux; and 

  

                                    WHEREAS, BellSouth has requested the dedication a servitude to construct, lay, maintain and operate the said cable across City property near the raw water reservoir; and

 

                                    WHEREAS, in accordance with Article V, Section 2 of the Thibodaux City Charter it is necessary to grant the dedication of servitudes by the adoption of an appropriate ordinance.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux that the City does hereby grant a utility servitude to BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. in conjunction with the construction of a telecommunications cable in North Thibodaux.

 

            BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that the Mayor be and is hereby authorized to execute the servitude dedication described herein with BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc.

 

            BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that a copy of a servitude dedication and plat illustrating the servitude are attached hereto as Exhibit "A" and thereby made a part hereof.

 

            The above ordinance having been submitted to a vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, D. Richard and Mire

            NAYS: None

            ABSTAINED: None 

            ABSENT: None

 

            And the above ordinance was declared adopted this 2nd day of March 2004.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                          /s/Chad J. Mire

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                     Chad J. Mire, President       

 

            A public hearing was then held on an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to sign a grant agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for grant funding for renovations to the Badt Avenue Sewer Pump Station in the amount of $97,000.  The City’s share of the cost for this project is $379,550.

 

            On motion of Councilman Dee Richard, seconded by Councilman Winston, the Council voted to adopt an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to sign a grant agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency for the Badt Avenue Sewer Pump Station Renovations.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G> Richard, Winston, D. Richard and Mire

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

ORDINANCE NO. 2187

  AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN

            A GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE ENVIRONMENTAL

PROTECTION AGENCY (BADT ST. SEWER STATION)

       BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session assembled, that:

 

     WHEREAS, the City has applied for an EPA Assistance Grant to renovate the pump motors in the Badt Avenue Sewer Pump Station; and

 

     WHEREAS, the said agency has awarded a grant to the City in the amount of  $97,000.00; and

 

     WHEREAS, it is necessary to execute an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for administration of the grant mentioned hereinbefore.

 

     NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council that the Mayor be and is hereby authorized to execute a grant agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the funding of pump improvements to the Badt Avenue Sewer Pump Station.

 

     BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that a copy of the said agreement is attached hereto as "Exhibit A" and thereby made a part hereof.

 

     The above ordinance having been submitted to a vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

     YEAS:  Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, D. Richard and Mire

     NAYS: None

     ABSTAIN: None

     ABSENT: None

 

     And the above ordinance was declared adopted this 2nd day of March 2004.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                          /s/Chad J. Mire

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                     Chad J. Mire, President

 

            Councilman Gene Richard asked the Council to consider adding an item for discussion concerning the demolition of property located at 1211 Narrow Street.

 

            On motion of Councilman Dee Richard, seconded by Councilman Gene Richard, the Council voted to add an item for discussion to the agenda concerning 1211 Narrow Street.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, D. Richard and Mire

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

            The Council Administrator explained that the condemnation proceedings on the property located at 1211 Narrow Street have been going on for quite some time.  The Council granted the owner an extension to complete repairs to the structure and that time has elapsed without the proper repairs done.  The Council then turned the property over to the Administration for demolition.

 

            The Council Administrator then stated that the Council couldn’t give the owner an extension at this stage of the proceedings, but that they could ask the Administration to delay the demolition on the property.

 

            The Mayor stated that the contract for demolition has already been signed.  He would have to contact the contractor to see what expenses the City would have to incur if they did not proceed with the demolition.  If the City will have to pay the contractor the contracted amount, then the demolition will proceed.

 

            There being no further business the meting was adjourned.

 

____________________________                            ______________________________

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                                 Chad J. Mire, President

 

 
 
     
 
City of Thibodaux, LA

           

OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF THIBODAUX
CITY HALL
THIBODAUX, LOUISIANA
MARCH 2, 2004

 

 

            The City Council of the City of Thibodaux assembled in regular session at its regular meeting place, City Hall, 310 West 2nd Street, Thibodaux, Louisiana, on Tuesday, March 2, 2004 at 5:00 o’clock P.M.

 

            There were present:  Councilmen Swanner, Gene Richard, Winston, Dee Richard and Mire.

 

            There were also present:  Mayor Charles Caillouet and Ms. Germaine Jackson, City Attorney.

 

            The minutes of the February 17, 2004 Council meeting were approved as written.

 

            The City has been in negotiations with Charter Communications to execute a new franchise agreement.  The agreement proposed by Charter calls for a 15year agreement in an amount equal to 5% of the annual Gross Revenues to be paid to the City for cable services sold in our corporate limits.

 

            Councilman Winston introduced an ordinance authorizing the granting of a Franchise Agreement to Charter Communications.  The public hearing on this ordinance will be held at the March 16, 2004 City Council meeting.

           

            In accordance with the provisions Chapter 9, Article II, Section 9-9 of the Thibodaux City Code of Ordinances, it is the duty of the City Council to confirm the appointments made to the Thibodaux Volunteer Fire Department’s Fire Board.

 

            The Council adopted a resolution by acclamation appointing the members to the Thibodaux Volunteer Fire department’s Fire Board for the year 2004.

 RESOLUTION NO. 1010

             BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session assembled, that:

 

            WHEREAS, the Thibodaux Fire Board is comprised of two members from each company in the Thibodaux Volunteer Fire Department along with a Chief, First Asst. Chief, Second Asst. Chief, Secretary and Treasurer; and

 

            WHEREAS, in accordance with the provisions of Section 9-9 of the Thibodaux City Code of Ordinances the members of the said board must be appointed by the City Council.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Thibodaux does hereby appoint the following members to the Thibodaux Fire Board for the year 2004:

 

Fire Chief – Mike P. Naquin

First Asst. Chief – Dan A. Naquin

Second Asst. Chief – Randy Pate

Secretary – Kenneth C. Bourgeois

Treasurer – Ruben J. Boudreaux

Thibodaux Fire Company No. 1 – Charles J. Adams & Josh Bourgeois

Protector Fire Company No. 2 – Joe Ayo & Glenn Froisy

Home Hook & Ladder Fire Co. – Barry Ledet & P.J. Naquin, III

Vigilant Chemical & Hose Fire Co. – Rodney Gauthreaux & Tommy Navarre

North Thibodaux Fire Company – Kenneth Himel, Jr. & David LeBlanc

South Thibodaux Fire Company – Jerome P. Benoit & Mitchell J. Benoit

West Thibodaux Fire Company – James S. Guillot & Warren A. Spears

Bowie Fire Company – Jim Bernard & Tony Boudreaux

 

 

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

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, D. Richard and Mire

            NAYS: None

            ABSTAINED: None 

            ABSENT:  None

 

            And the above resolution was declared adopted this 2nd day of March 2004.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                                      /s/Chad J. Mire

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                                 Chad J. Mire, President

           

            Councilman Dee Richard requested that the Council discuss traffic issues in North Thibodaux, specifically those areas around North 10th and North 11th Streets.  Councilman Richard stated that there were also members of the community that wanted to address the Council with their concerns about the traffic in that area.

 

            Joey Roberts of 106 Valerie Street stated that he would like to see more police presence in the area giving out tickets.  He has not seen any tickets being issued in that area.  He also stated that as an employee of Cameco, they do receive notices from work asking them to be more aware of the traffic laws in the area.  He does not feel that Cameco employees are the only problem in the area.

 

            The Mayor stated that the City has been in contact with Cameco to make them aware of the problems, and that there are officers that patrol the North Thibodaux area, but we can’t have officers there at all times of the day to issue traffic tickets.

 

            Jackie Gilfour of 210 North 10th Street stated that she feels that not only is Cameco a problem, but also people using these streets as a shortcut to the Wal-Mart shopping center to avoid the heavier traffic on the main streets in town.  There are many children in their neighborhood and this is a very dangerous situation.

 

            Lieutenant Dean Blanchard with the Thibodaux Police Department stated that the Chief has asked him to look into the traffic problems in the North Thibodaux area.  The department can contact South Central Planning and use the equipment that charts speed, direction time and numbers of vehicles traveling in the area.  The department is also working with Cameco to do presentations at their safety meetings to make the employees more aware of the problems in the area.

 

            Councilman Swanner stated that when a person is standing on the street, and a vehicle passes at the 25 mph speed limit it seems that the vehicle is going much faster than they really are.  Maybe we can consider lowering the speed limit in this area also.  The important thing is the safety of the children and a peace of mind for the residents, and the City is trying to relieve the problems in this area.

 

            A public hearing was held on an ordinance accepting a utility servitude for the construction and maintenance of a water transmission line in conjunction with the new elevated water storage tower to be located in North Thibodaux.

 

            On motion of Councilman Dee Richard, seconded by Councilman Swanner, the Council voted to adopt an ordinance accepting the utility servitude dedicated for the North Thibodaux water transmission lines from J.B. Levert Land Company.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, D. Richard and Mire

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

  ORDINANCE NO. 2185    

 

 AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING THE UTILITY SERVITUDE

DEDICATED FOR THE NORTH THIBODAUX WATER

TRANSMISSION LINES FROM J.B. LEVERT LAND COMPANY   

            BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session assembled, that:

 

            WHEREAS, the City is in the process of designing a new water storage facility and transmission lines in North Thibodaux; and   

 

                                    WHEREAS, J.B. Levert Land Company has offered to dedicate a servitude to construct, lay, maintain and operate the said water transmission lines; and

 

                                    WHEREAS, in accordance with Article V, Section 2 of the Thibodaux City Charter it is necessary to accept the dedication of the servitudes by the adoption of an appropriate ordinance.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux that the City does hereby accept the utility servitudes conveyed to the City of Thibodaux by the J.B. Levert Land Company in conjunction with the construction of water transmission lines in North Thibodaux.

 

            BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that a copy of a plat illustrating the servitudes along with their legal description is attached hereto as Exhibit "A" and thereby made a part hereof.

 

            The above ordinance having been submitted to a vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, D. Richard and Mire

            NAYS: None

            ABSTAINED: None 

            ABSENT: None

 

            And the above ordinance was declared adopted this 2nd day of March 2004.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                          /s/Chad J. Mire         

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                     Chad Mire, President           

 

            A public hearing was then held on an ordinance granting a utility servitude to BellSouth Telecommunications for the construction and maintenance of a cable line to be located in North Thibodaux near the raw water reservoir.

 

            On motion of Councilman Winston, seconded by Councilman Gene Richard, the Council voted to adopt an ordinance granting a utility servitude to BellSouth Telecommunications on the reservoir property.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, D. Richard and Mire

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

  ORDINANCE NO. 2186    

 AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A UTILITY SERVITUDE TO BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS (RESERVOIR PROPERTY) 

 

 

            BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session assembled, that:

 

            WHEREAS, the BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. is in the process of installing a new telecommunications cable in North Thibodaux; and 

  

                                    WHEREAS, BellSouth has requested the dedication a servitude to construct, lay, maintain and operate the said cable across City property near the raw water reservoir; and

 

                                    WHEREAS, in accordance with Article V, Section 2 of the Thibodaux City Charter it is necessary to grant the dedication of servitudes by the adoption of an appropriate ordinance.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux that the City does hereby grant a utility servitude to BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. in conjunction with the construction of a telecommunications cable in North Thibodaux.

 

            BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that the Mayor be and is hereby authorized to execute the servitude dedication described herein with BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc.

 

            BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that a copy of a servitude dedication and plat illustrating the servitude are attached hereto as Exhibit "A" and thereby made a part hereof.

 

            The above ordinance having been submitted to a vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, D. Richard and Mire

            NAYS: None

            ABSTAINED: None 

            ABSENT: None

 

            And the above ordinance was declared adopted this 2nd day of March 2004.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                          /s/Chad J. Mire

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                     Chad J. Mire, President       

 

            A public hearing was then held on an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to sign a grant agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for grant funding for renovations to the Badt Avenue Sewer Pump Station in the amount of $97,000.  The City’s share of the cost for this project is $379,550.

 

            On motion of Councilman Dee Richard, seconded by Councilman Winston, the Council voted to adopt an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to sign a grant agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency for the Badt Avenue Sewer Pump Station Renovations.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G> Richard, Winston, D. Richard and Mire

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

ORDINANCE NO. 2187

  AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN

            A GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE ENVIRONMENTAL

PROTECTION AGENCY (BADT ST. SEWER STATION)

       BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular session assembled, that:

 

     WHEREAS, the City has applied for an EPA Assistance Grant to renovate the pump motors in the Badt Avenue Sewer Pump Station; and

 

     WHEREAS, the said agency has awarded a grant to the City in the amount of  $97,000.00; and

 

     WHEREAS, it is necessary to execute an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for administration of the grant mentioned hereinbefore.

 

     NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council that the Mayor be and is hereby authorized to execute a grant agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the funding of pump improvements to the Badt Avenue Sewer Pump Station.

 

     BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that a copy of the said agreement is attached hereto as "Exhibit A" and thereby made a part hereof.

 

     The above ordinance having been submitted to a vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

     YEAS:  Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, D. Richard and Mire

     NAYS: None

     ABSTAIN: None

     ABSENT: None

 

     And the above ordinance was declared adopted this 2nd day of March 2004.

 

/s/Tommy Eschete                                          /s/Chad J. Mire

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                     Chad J. Mire, President

 

            Councilman Gene Richard asked the Council to consider adding an item for discussion concerning the demolition of property located at 1211 Narrow Street.

 

            On motion of Councilman Dee Richard, seconded by Councilman Gene Richard, the Council voted to add an item for discussion to the agenda concerning 1211 Narrow Street.  Upon roll call the vote was as follows:

 

            YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, G. Richard, Winston, D. Richard and Mire

            NAYS: None

            ABSENT: None

 

            The Council Administrator explained that the condemnation proceedings on the property located at 1211 Narrow Street have been going on for quite some time.  The Council granted the owner an extension to complete repairs to the structure and that time has elapsed without the proper repairs done.  The Council then turned the property over to the Administration for demolition.

 

            The Council Administrator then stated that the Council couldn’t give the owner an extension at this stage of the proceedings, but that they could ask the Administration to delay the demolition on the property.

 

            The Mayor stated that the contract for demolition has already been signed.  He would have to contact the contractor to see what expenses the City would have to incur if they did not proceed with the demolition.  If the City will have to pay the contractor the contracted amount, then the demolition will proceed.

 

            There being no further business the meting was adjourned.

 

____________________________                            ______________________________

Tommy Eschete, Council Adm.                                 Chad J. Mire, President

 

 
   
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