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City Council Meeting Agenda 08-21-18

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Notice Posted: August 17, 2018

                                                NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Bogalusa, State of Louisiana (the “City”), plans to consider a resolution calling a special election to be held in the City on Saturday, December 8, 2018, seeking approval for the City, to (i) authorize the levy of a new 3-mill property tax in the City for the purpose of paying retirement and pension benefits to the City of Bogalusa Employees Retirement System (“COBERS”), (ii) rededicate 12.5% of the City’s 1% Sales Tax approved at an election held on March 15, 1955, for purpose of paying retirement and pension benefits to COBERS, and (iii) rededicate half of the City’s 1/4 % Sales Tax approved at an election held on November 17, 2007, for purpose of paying retirement and pension benefits to COBERS. The resolution or resolutions will be considered at a meeting to be held on September 18, 2018, at five-thirty o’clock (5:30) p.m. The meeting will be held at City Hall, 214 Arkansas Ave., Bogalusa, Louisiana.

(Need a motion and a seconded).

Notice Posted: AUGUST 17, 2018                             12:00 NOON.                                                                     

                                                NOTICE OF A PUBLIC MEETING 

A  Public Meeting of the BOGALUSA CITY COUNCIL will be held as follows:

DATE:                                    AUGUST 21, 2018

TIME:                                    5:30 p.m.

PLACE OF MEETING:       BOGALUSA CITY HALL, 214 ARKANSAS STREET

                                                BOGALUSA, LOUISIANA 70427

AGENDA:

  1. Call to Order.
  2. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance.
  3. Roll call: COUNCILMAN ARD

                                VICE-PRESIDENT FORTENBERRY

                                COUNCILMAN DRUMMOND

                                COUNCILLMAN RITCHIE

                                PRESIDENT KATES

                                COUNCILWOMAN SMITH

                                COUNCILMAN McCREE

  1. Approval of the minutes held at the City Council Meeting on August 7, 2018.
  2. RECOGNITION AND AWARDS: NONE
  3. ADOPTION OF RESOLUTIONS:

A RESOLUTION Election Resolution Repeal Motion. (Introduced by President Kates).

A RESOLUTION of support for our Local Museums. (Introduced by Councilman McCree).

A RESOLUTION to support preparation and submittal of an application for funding through the Local Government Assistance Program (LGAP). (Introduced by Councilman Ard).

A RESOLUTION to support preparation and submittal of an application for funding through the Division of Administration Community Water Enrichment Fund. (Introduced by Vice-President Fortenberry).

A RESOLUTION of conditional support for removing the Dam on the Pearl River at Poole’s Bluff and the Dam in the Bogue Chitto River south of Lock #3. (Introduced by Councilman Drummond).

  1. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES: NONE.
  2. PUBLIC HEARINGS & ADOPTION OF ORDINANCES:

AN ORDINANCE authorizing the Mayor to enter into a contract by and between the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections and the City of Bogalusa. (Introduced by President Kates).

  1. Public Participation
  2. Administrative Remarks
  3. Other Council Discussion
  4. Announcements: Next Council Meeting will be held Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
  5. Adjournment

                                                                                               

 

                                                                                Signed: __________________________

                                                                                                Brenda Ford, City Council Secretary

                                                                                                City of Bogalusa___________________

                                                                                                214 Arkansas Street________________

                                                                                                985-732-6202_____________________

 

 

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As required by LA. R. S. 42:14, the City Council will allow a public comment period at any point in the meeting prior to action on an agenda item upon which a vote is to be taken.