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Actions taken by Lafourche Council at Tuesday's meeting

Actions taken by Lafourche Council at Tuesday's meeting

The following is a rundown of action taken Tuesday by the Lafourche Parish Council as published in the Daily Comet. All members were present except Councilman Lindel Toups and all votes were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

Action: Established a three-way stop at East Avenue A and East 88th Street in Galliano, and East Avenue A and East 89th Street in Galliano.

Action: Approved abandoning Rene Street located at the rear of West 110th Street in Galliano because it was never developed or maintained.

Action: Approved final adjustments and de-obligating completed projects for the 2015 budget.

Action: Approved spending $10,000 for upgrades at the Lafourche Parish Animal Shelter.

Action: Approved spending $83,000 to repair the La. 3090 Bridge in Port Fourchon.

Action: Approved a variance from Lafourche Parish Subdivision Regulations recommended by the Lafourche Parish Planning Commission for property belonging to Roddy L. Matherne Et Ux.

Action: Amended the land development ordinance for Lafourche Parish.

Action: Approved the low bid of $672,821.25 from Byron E. Talbot Contractor Inc. to improve East 165th and other streets.

Action: Approved an agreement with Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services for general liability, auto liability, public officials and employers liability, excess workers’ compensation, hull and P&I marine pollution and crime coverage insurance.

Action: Approved an agreement with Laris Insurance Agency to provide commercial property, equipment/inland marine and boiler/machinery coverage.

Action: Approved a cooperative endeavor agreement between South Central Planning & Development Commission for development and completion of the Transportation Master Plan for Lafourche Parish.

Action: Approved a change order to increase $4,928.50 the contract by Lockport Company Canal South Bank Levee Lift and increase the contract time by 90 days. Councilman Jerry LaFont voted against the resolution.

Action: Approved a cooperative endeavor agreement for each Lafourche on the Move participant to continue in the program.

Action: Approved cooperative endeavor agreements for each recreation district for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating recreational facilities and activities.

Action: Approved rescinding a resolution that approved an agreement with the Louisiana Department of Health Hospitals Office of Public Health, Center for Community Preparedness, Emergency Preparedness and Response Strategic National Stockpile to provide mass prophylaxis to first responders.

Action: Approved adopting records retention schedules for Lafourche Parish government.