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Local Workforce Development Board
Area #40
5367 I-49 S. Service Rd.
Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
Phone: (337) 942.5678 Fax: (337) 942.9654
www.wib40.org

AGENDA
BOARD MEETING
April 5, 2017
10:00 AM

Ramada Lafayette Conference Center
2032 NE Evangeline Thruway, Lafayette, La 70501

I. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
III. ROLL CALL
IV. WELCOME – MR. PATRICK FONTENOT, LWDB #40 CHAIRMAN
V. APPROVAL OF MINUTES (ACTION)
VI. GRADE A HEALTH SOLUTIONS PROGRAM APPEAL (ACTION)
VII. MONITORING REPORTS (ACTION)
VIII. WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AREA #40 UPDATES
IX. UPCOMING EVENTS/UPDATES/REMINDERS
a. Vermilion Parish Job Fair – April 19, 2017
b. LEDA Job Fair – May 9, 2017
c. Reminder: Financial Disclosure Deadline – May 15, 2017
d. Reminder: Please complete the electronic Committee Selection Form
e. Reminder: Please complete the electronic LWDB Survey
X. COMMITTEE REPORTS
a. One-Stop Committee Report
1. Selection of a One-Stop Operator and Career Services Provider (ACTION)
b. Occupational Forecasting Committee Report (ACTION)
XI. NEW BUSINESS
XII. OTHER BUSINESS
XIII. PUBLIC COMMENT
XIV. ADJOURN…………………………………………

PLEASE NOTE LOCATION: DELTA GRAND THEATRE, 120 SOUTH MARKET STREET, OPELOUSAS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a ST. LANDRY PARISH COUNCIL MEETING has been called and will be held as stated below:

DATE: WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017

TIME: 6:00 P.M.

LOCATION: DELTA GRAND THEATRE, 120 SOUTH MARKET STREET, OPELOUSAS, LA, 70570

These are important meetings and you are urged to attend.

BY ORDER OF THE ST. LANDRY PARISH COUNCIL
/s/ Jerry Red, Chairman

Laycie Alfred, Council Clerk
St. Landry Parish Council
P.O. Drawer 100, Opelousas, LA 70570
Telephone Number: 337-942-6863

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance, please contact Laycie Alfred at 337-942-6863 describing the assistance that is necessary.

AGENDA
ST. LANDRY PARISH COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017 @ 6:00 P.M.
DELTA GRAND THEATRE, 120 S. MARKET ST.
OPELOUSAS, LOUISIANA

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE & INVOCATION

III. ROLL CALL

IV. CONDOLENCES

V. PERSONS TO ADDRESS THE COUNCIL

VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Regular Meeting:
February 15, 2017

VII. PARISH PRESIDENT’S REPORT

VIII. NEW BUSINESS:
*Items passed through committee.

1. Authorize Council’s Clerk to advertise for two appointments to Ward Two Gravity Drainage District No. 1.

2. Appoint Julia Battle to the St. Landry Parish Community Library District.

3. Request Legal Counsel Chad Pitre file a “Petition for Declaratory Judgement” seeking validity of dissolution of First Hospital Service District of St. Landry and St. Martin Parish and the allocation of those assets by the Parish Council.

4. Request Parish President Bill Fontenot provide a report on professional fees for the services of Attorney David Wolf.

5. Discuss the calling of an election for the renewal of millage in Road District No. 1 Ward 3, Road District No.12 Ward 2, and Road District No. 2 Ward 1.

IX. SPECIAL BUSINESS:
*Items not passed through committee.

None

X. ORDINANCES TO BE INTRODUCED:
• ORDINANCE NO. 2017-004
AN ORDINANCE PURSUANT TO L.R.S. 48:701 TO PERMANENTLY CLOSE AND ABANDON A PORTION OF WHITE CHAPEL ROAD AND WHITE CHAPEL BRIDGE #800276 AND RELINQUISH ANY AND ALL CLAIMS BY THE ST LANDRY PARISH GOVERNMENT OF THE LISTED PORTIONS OF RIGHTS OF WAY AND BRIDGE AS BEING PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY AND FURTHER THAT SAID ORDINANCE BE RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF CLERK OF COURT IN ST. LANDRY PARISH.
WHEREAS, Pursuant to Louisiana Revised Statute 48:701, the St. Landry Parish Council has determined that the portion of roadway and bridge mentioned below is no longer needed for public use, and
WHEREAS, as per Notice of Intention, duly published, it is the intention of the St. Landry Parish Council to permanently close, abandon and quit claim a portion of white Chapel Road and White Chapel Bridge crossing over Bayou Beauf ( Bridge Number 800276) located in Section 37 T-2S R-3E, that section of road commencing at a point Fifty feet (50 Feet) East of White Chapel Bridge extending across the bridge to a point approximately Fifty feet (50 Feet) west of the west side of the bridge measuring a total of 209.5 feet from point of beginning east of the bridge to a point ending west of the bridge.
WHEREAS, No public comments or protests were received or recorded at a Public Hearing held on March 15, 2017, now therefore,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE ST. LANDRY PARISH GOVERNMENT, that: Pursuant to L.R.S. 48:701 the St. Landry Parish Council does hereby permanently close and abandon and quit claim, thus relinquishing any and all claims by St. Landry Parish Government of the following:
A portion of white Chapel Road and White Chapel Bridge crossing over Bayou Beauf (Bridge Number 800276) located in Section 37 T-2S R-3E, that section of road commencing at a point Fifty feet (50 Feet) East of White Chapel Bridge extending across the bridge to a point approximately Fifty feet (50 Feet) west of the west side of the bridge measuring a total of 209.5 feet from point of beginning east of the bridge to a point ending west of the bridge.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that said Ordinance No.004 of 2017 be recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court.

XI. ORDINANCES TO BE ADOPTED:
None.

XII. RESOLUTIONS TO BE ADOPTED:
None.

XIII. COMMITTEE MINUTES

Local Workforce Development Board
Area #40
5367 I-49 S. Service Rd.
Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
Phone: (337) 942.5678 Fax: (337) 942.9654
www.wib40.org

AGENDA
BOARD MEETING
February 15, 2017
10:00 AM
LOCATION: Ramada Lafayette Conference Center
2032 NE Evangeline Thruway, Lafayette, La 70501

I. CALL MEETING TO ORDER

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. SWEARING-IN OF BOARD MEMBERS – MR. BRUCE GAUDIN, LWDB #40 ATTORNEY

IV. ROLL CALL

V. WELCOME – MR. PATRICK FONTENOT, LWDB #40 CHAIRMAN

VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES (ACTION)

VII. COMMITTEE MEETING REPORTS
a. One-Stop Committee Report (ACTION)
b. Occupational Forecasting Committee Report (ACTION)

VIII. WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AREA #40
a. CEO/LWDB #40 Agreement (ACTION)
b. LWDB #40 Bylaws (ACTION)
c. Monitoring Report (ACTION)
d. Budget/Enrollments for AWI, Inc.
e. Budget/Enrollments for Lafayette Parish

IX. UPCOMING EVENTS/UPDATES/REMINDERS
a. LWC Apprenticeship Conference Update
b. Industrial Trades Career Fair – 2/22/17
c. Reminder: Financial Disclosure Deadline – May 15, 2017
d. Reminder: Please complete the electronic Committee Selection Form
e. Reminder: Please complete the electronic LWDB Survey

X. NEW BUSINESS

XI. OTHER BUSINESS

XII. PUBLIC COMMENT

XIII. ADJOURN…………………………………………

The Quarterly meeting of Local Workforce Development Board (LWDB) #40 will be held on,

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 10:00 AM
Lafayette Ramada Conference Center
2032 NE Evangeline Thruway,
Lafayette, Louisiana.

P U B L I C N O T I C E

ST. LANDRY PARISH GOVERNMENT
*PUBLIC HEARING*

THE ST. LANDRY PARISH COUNCIL HEREBY GIVES NOTICE THAT IT WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18 2017, AT OLD CITY MARKET LOCATED AT 131 W. BELLEVUE STREET, OPELOUSAS, LOUISIANA.

THE HEARING IS FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC IN CONNECTION WITH THE FOLLOWING:

5:30 PM ORDINANCE NO. 2017-001
An Ordinance to set regular meeting dates for the St. Landry Parish Council Meetings for the year 2017 on the third Wednesday of each month at six o’clock pm and for the Public Works and Administrative/Finance Committees to meet on the first Wednesday of each month at six o’clock pm

Dates for upcoming Council Meetings in 2017 are listed below

Regular Meeting: Committee Meeting:
January 18, 2017 January 4, 2017
February 15, 2017 February 1, 2017
March 15, 2017 March 1, 2017
April 19, 2017 April 5, 2017
May 17, 2017 May 3, 2017
June 21, 2017 June 7, 2017
July 19, 2017 July 5, 2017
August 16, 2017 August 2, 2017
September 20, 2017 September 6, 2017
October 18, 2017 October 4, 2017
November 15, 2017 November 2, 2017
December 20, 2017 December 6, 2017

5:45 PM ORDINANCE NO. 2017-002
An ordinance providing for the abolishment of The First Hospital Service District of the Parishes of St. Landry and St. Martin, State of Louisiana; authorizing the St. Landry Parish President to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between the Parish of St. Landry and the Parish of St. Martin with respect to the division of the remaining assets of said District; and providing for other matters in connection with the foregoing.

(Full Ordinance Attached)

BY ORDER OF ST. LANDRY PARISH COUNCIL

Laycie Alfred, Council Clerk
St. Landry Parish Council
P.O. Drawer 100, Opelousas, LA 70570
Telephone Number: 337-942-6863

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance, please contact Laycie Alfred at 337-942-6863 describing the assistance that is necessary

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