Parish council agenda released for April 17 meeting

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Regular meeting of the Ascension Parish Council agenda released for April 17, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the Ascension Parish Courthouse located at 828 S. Irma Blvd Gonzales, La.

AGENDA

(1) Call To Order / Invocation and Pledge

(2) Roll Call

(3) Chair's Additions

(4) Public Comment Sign- In Period

(5) Presentations

a. Certificate of Recognition - Morgan Gautreau

b. National Day of Prayer - Tracy Marquette

c. Relay for Life - Chairwoman Casey Walker and Co-Chair Theresa

Bearden

d. Proclamation - to proclaim May 11th-17th National Women's Health

Week in Ascension Parish - Martha Collins

e. Proclamation - "National Nurses Week" in Ascension Parish -

Yvonne Pellerin, Chief Nurse Officer, St. Elizabeth's Hospital and

Charla B. Johnson, Manager, Community & Provider Education, St.

Elizabeth's Hospital

(6) Parish President's Report:

(7) Consent Agenda

a. Approval of additional $30,000 for expert witnesses for appeal of

case - State of Louisiana v. Daniel Blank

b. Renewal of services contract with John McMillan and Associates for

consulting and advocacy services for Ascension Parish in an

amount not to exceed $86,000 annually

c. Renewal of Services Contract with DRC Emergency Services LLC

for disaster related debris removal

d. Intergovernmental Agreement between Ascension Parish and

Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office to provide eight inmates to the

Parish for work detail at Lamar Dixon Expo Center

e. Renewal of Professional Services Contract with Roberto Macedo

and Associates for administration of Parish Section 8 Program

f. Amendment to extend the term of the Professional

Services Contract with Meyer Engineers for Lemann Center

Improvements

g. Amendment to extend the term of the Professional Services

Contract with Meyer Engineers for the Donaldsonville DPW Project

h. CDBG Parish Sewer Improvements Project - Amendment to extend

terms of contract with Evans Graves Engineers, Inc. and relocation

of funds

i. Change Order #ACC002 - Change Order for the contract with

Acadian Commercial Contractors, LLC for the DPW Wash Facility to

addition of days

j. Change Order #AC003 - Change Order for the contract with

Acadian Commercial Contractors, LLC for the DPW Wash Facility

k. Approval to amend the Construction Budget for the DPW Facility in

the amount of $355,000.00 - to take additional funds from the

General Fund

l. Approval to amend the Engineering Services Budget for the DPW

West Facility in the amount of $9,200.00 - to take additional funds

from the West Ascension Drainage Budget

m. Bid Items - to accept lowest responsive bid as follows:

1) Emergency Backup Generators (Lamar Dixon Expo Center) -

DHH Hazard Mitigation Grants (Auxiliary Power - Total Energy

Solutions

2) State Bid Item - Fire District No. 3 Custom Pumper

($415,925.00) and 2,000 Gallon Tanker ($295,537.57) - Ferrara Fire

Apparatus

n. Approval of maintenance work on Allison Drive

o. Recommendation of Roads for Acceptance into Parish Maintenance

System:

Mossy Oak Subdivision

- Candlewood Avenue............................182 ft.

- Sterling Ridge Drive............................270 ft.

- Babin Estates........................................2154 ft.

- High Meadow Drive............................774 ft.

- Biltmore Avenue..................................788 ft.

- Crownridge Drive.................................1452 ft.

- Ellendale Drive.......................................735 ft.

Bullion Crossing Subdivision, 1st Filing:

Sills Drive..............................................1532 ft.

Market Place Drive................................1325 ft.

Warrior Drive.........................................405 ft.

Enterprise Avenue..................................174 ft.

Keystone of Galvez Subdivision, 9th Filing

Yellowstone Drive...................................150 ft.

Wynstone Drive.......................................3016 ft.

Wishingtone Drive...................................1065 ft.

p. Adopt minutes of March 6, 2014 Regular Council Meeting

q. Adopt minutes of March 20, 2014 Regular Council Meeting

General Business

(8) Resolution - 2014 FY 2014 Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Program

(Parish President Tommy Martinez & Martha Collins, Grants Officer)

(9) Resolution - FY2014 Transportation Investment Generating Economic

Recovery Program (TIGER Grant Program) (Parish President Tommy

Martinez and Martha Collins, Grants Officer)

Planning and Zoning Recommendation

(10) Legacy Oaks PUD - Concept Plan - Zoning Review ID 2387.13 - Tract A of

the Re-subdivision of the portion of the Gonzales Country Club for Legacy

Oaks Development, LLC - Expert Maintenance and Construction Services,

LLC, Council District 3 FOR REVIEW ONLY Joint Planning and Zoning

recommended DENIAL of this item.

(11) Zoning Review ID 2293.14 - Tract A-1-A Containing 4.57 Acres for Luther

and Martha Wells - located on the west side of Highway 929 approximately

1600' south of LA Highway 42 to amend the Ascension Parish Zoning Map

from Medium Intensity Residential (RM) to Mixed Use (MU) FOR REVIEW

ONLY The Zoning Commission recommends DENIAL.

Public Hearings Ordinances - (Legal Counsel)

(12) Reading of Ordinance DR14-01 - Revisions to the Drainage Regulations in

the Unified Land Development Code pertaining to Erosion/Sediment Control

(13) Public Hearing DR14-01 Revisions to Drainage Regulations in the Unified

Land Development Code pertaining to Erosion/ Sediment Control

(14) Ordinance - DR14-01 - Revisions to Drainage Regulations in the Unified

Land Development Code pertaining to Erosion/Sediment Control

(15) Adjourn