DELTA GRAND THEATRE: St. Landry Parish Council Regular Meeting this Wednesday, March 15th

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

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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