REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

AGENDA

1Call To Order/Invocation and Pledge  

2Roll Call 

3Chair’s Additions

4Public Comment Sign-In Period

5Presentations:

6Parish President’s Report:

aTonya Dixon – Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure”

bHouse Bill #1 Funds for Hot Air Balloon Festival Championship

7Consent Agenda: 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS 

8Personnel Committee Recommendations: (Chairman Todd Lambert)

8.aAppointment to Industrial Development Board  

8.bReappointment to Ascension Parish Library Board 

8.cReappointment to Human Resources Review Board 

8.dReappointments to the Waterways Commission 

9Strategic Planning Committee Recommendations (Chairman Kent Schexnaydre) 

9.aAuthorization for administration to move forward with an RFP for garbage disposal and debris removal 

GENERAL BUSINESS

9-1)      Fire District #1 Tax Proposal for 15 mill Property Tax 

10Certificate of Substantial Completion – for Fire Station 31 on Highway 929, Bryan Bush Construction, Inc. 

11Resolution – approving the issuance, sale and delivery of not exceeding $550,000 of Certificates and Indebtedness, of the Ascension Parish Consolidated Utilities District #1, State of Louisiana 

PLANNING & ZONING RECOMMENDATIONS 

12Zoning Review ID 2227.12 – Lot 2 Lake Settlement for Miranda Robinson located on the east side of LA Highway 431 approximately 300’ north of Lake Settlement Road to request to amend the Ascension Parish Zoning Map from Conservation (C) to Mixed Use 2 (MU2)Zoning Commission recommends DENIAL FOR REVIEW ONLY 

13Zoning Review ID 2230.12 – Lots 2-A, 3-B-1 and 1-B of Autumn View Subdivision for Ascension Parish – located on the east side of Autumn View Drive approximately 300’ north of Hwy 42 to request to amend the Ascension Parish Zoning Map from Medium Intensity Residential (RM) to Mixed Use 2 (MU2)Zoning Commission recommends APPROVAL 

FOR REVIEW ONLY 

14Amendment of the Ascension Parish Development Code/Zoning Historic Site Overlay RevisionsZoning Commission recommends APPROVAL 

FOR REVIEW ONLY

15Industrial Zoning Designations – Revisions of the Parish Unified Land Development Code Zoning Commission recommends APPROVAL

FOR REVIEW ONLY 

15-1)  Overlay Zones – to revise language in the ordinance and to amend the Ascension parish Zoning MapZoning Commission recommends APPROVAL

FOR REVIEW ONLY 

INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES 

                            (Legal Counsel O’Neil Parenton) 

16Introduction of Ordinance –to declare as surplus property, two (2) parcels of immoveable property currently owned by the Parish of Ascension bearing the following municipal addresses, 39129 W. Worthey Road, Gonzales, LA and 39222 W. Worthey Road, Gonzales, LA 

17Introduction of Ordinance – to amend the Parish Unified Land Development Code – Appendix IV, Section 17-4045 (A) Drainage: Design and Construction Criteria Planning Commission recommends APPROVAL 

18Introduction of Ordinance – to revoke a portion of the existing 12 ft. utility servitude – Oak Alley Estates, Second Filing – Lot 99 Planning Commission Recommends APPROVAL 

19Introduction of Ordinance – to abolish the East Ascension Hospital Service District Board 

20Introduction of Ordinance No. 1 – to adopt the Adjusted Millage Rates levied upon the dollar of the assessed valuation of all property subject to ad valorem taxation within the Parish of Ascension for the year 2012

21Introduction of Ordinance No.2  – to adopt the 2012 increased millage rates, not in excess of the prior year’s maximum, on all taxable property shown on the Official Assessment Roll for the year 2012

PUBLIC HEARINGS/ORDINANCES

    (Legal Counsel O’Neil Parenton) 

22Reading of Ordinance –to amend Section 16-1 of the Ascension Parish Code of Ordinances adopted by the Ascension Parish Council on June 20, 1996 adopting an official Personnel Policy Manual for the Parish of Ascension 

23Public Hearing – to consider an ordinance amending Section 16-1 of the Ascension Parish Code of Ordinances adopted by the Ascension Parish Council on June 20, 2996 adopting an official Personnel Policy Manual for the Parish of Ascension 

24Ordinance – to amend Section 16-1 of the Ascension Parish Code of Ordinances adopted by the Ascension Parish Council on June 20, 1996 adopting an official Personnel Policy Manual for the Parish of Ascension 

25Adjourn

Chairman Chris Loar 

Ascension Parish Council