Traffic Impact Study policy changes on Council agenda (5/17)

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL

May 17, 2018 – 6:00 PM

ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE

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

  • Proclamation – to proclaim “Women’s Health Week” in Ascension Parish

(6) Parish President’s Report:

(7) Consent Agenda

  1. Authorization to enter into contract with Ash Slough Headwaters Mitigation Bank in the amount of $48,750 for the purchase of 1.3 acres of “compensatory credits due to unavoidable impacts to jurisdictional wetlands” for the Ashland Rd/St. Landry Connector Road Project, as required by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (Transportation Committee Recommendation)
  2. Approval of Change Order No. 3-MC associated with Asphalt Reconstruction and Overlay 2017 – Master Contract (ENG-17-012) to add 30 days to the contract term, ending on June 4, 2018 (Transportation Committee Recommendation)
  3. Approval of Industrial Tax Exemption (ITEP) -Vega (Finance Committee Recommendation)
  4. Amendment to Monitoring Contract between River Parish Security Systems and Ascension Parish Government to include burglary to the Dept of Public Works East Main Shop Building for an additional amount of $105.00 per quarter (Finance Committee Recommendation)
  5. Amendment No. 1 to Professional Services Contract between Ascension Parish Government and Mougeot Architecture, LLC to adjust the estimated cost of the contract for design services of the construction of a new Main Station in Sorrento for a new not to exceed amount of $212,220.00 (Finance Committee Recommendation)
  6. Amendment No. 3 to Master Contract for Professional Services between Ascension Parish Government and Mougeot Architecture, LLC to adjust the estimated cost of the contract for design services of the construction of a new Station No. 60 in St. Amant for a new not to exceed amount of $211,455.41 (Finance Committee Recommendation)
  7. Amendment No. 1 to Professional Services Contract between Ascension Parish Government and Mougeot Architecture, LLC to adjust the estimated cost of the contract for design services for the construction of a new Main Station No. 80 in Geismar for a new not to exceed amount of $212,953.91 (Finance Committee Recommendation)
  8. Bid Items: to accept the lowest responsive bid as follows:

* 30 lb. RipRap Per Ton – Bear Industries, Inc – $50.50 per ton

* All Purpose Stage Deck and Accessories – Stage Right Corporation

Committee Recommendations

(8) Consideration of changes to the Traffic Impact Study Policy (Transportation Committee)

(9) Approval of Contract between Ascension Parish Government and Olameter Corporation for monthly reading and recording of data contained in meters, activities related to the collection of accounts, as well as other related services with the distribution area (Utilities Committee Recommendation)

General Business

(10) Update on Highway 928 (Ascension Parish Sheriff and DOTD)

(11) Resolution – Ratification of President’s appointments of Lamar Dixon General Manager and Infrastructure Director (Parish President Kenny Matassa)

(12) Approval of Contract between Ascension Parish Government and the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office for litter pick-up (Parish President Kenny Matassa)

(13) Approval of Non-Engineering Selection Committee Recommendation – Law Firm to act as Special Counsel to Ascension Parish Government – Prescription Opiod Lawsuit (Joan Shivers, Purchasing Director)

(14) Houmas House – Steamboat Museum Update (Martha Collins, Grants Officer)

(15) Approval of Addendum No. 3 to Cooperative Endeavor Agreement – Houmas House Foundation to extend term until June 30, 2019 (Martha Collins, Grants Officer)

(16) Resolution – for the transfer of LA 930, LA 934 and other surface roads listed herein into the Parish roadway system via agreement with LA DOTD – Road Transfer Program (Mike Enlow, Assistant DPW Director)

(17) Approval of Substantial Completion – Chiller #4 replacement at the Ascension Gym and Trade Mart Buildings – Lamar Dixon Expo Center – Corporate Mechanical Contractors Inc. (Michelle Templet, Project Manager)

(18) Approval to begin process of calling an Ad Valorem Tax Election for CARA’s House (Chairman Bill Dawson)

Introduction of Ordinances – (Legal Counsel)

(19) Introduction of Ordinance – Budget Amendment No. 3 – to change the term “Department” to “Ascension Parish Citizen Service Center Office under the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Department”

Public Hearings Ordinances – (Legal Counsel)

(20) Reading of Ordinance – to levy millages on the 2018 tax roll on all property subject to taxation by Ascension Parish Government

(21) Public Hearing – to consider an ordinance levying millages on the 2018 tax roll on all property subject to taxation by Ascension Parish Government

(22) Ordinance – to levy millages on the 2018 tax roll on all property subject to taxation by Ascension Parish Government

(23) Reading of Ordinance – Budget Amendment #2 – to amend the 2018 Budget

(24) Public Hearing – to consider an ordinance – Budget Amendment #2 – to amend the 2018 Budget

(25) Ordinance – Budget Amendment #2 – to amend the 2018 Budget

(26) Reading of Ordinance – to amend Chapter 2, Section VI of the Code of Ordinances to add “Procedure for Appointing Board Members” for Boards and Commissions

(27) Public Hearing – to consider an ordinance amend Chapter 2, Section VI of the Code of Ordinances to add “Procedure for Appointing Board Members” for Boards and Commissions

(28) Ordinance – to amend Chapter 2, Section VI of the Code of Ordinances to add “Procedure for Appointing Board Members” for Boards and Commissions

(29) Adjourn

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