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Lafourche Parish Council action from July 26 meeting

Lafourche Parish Council action from July 26 meeting

The following is some of the action taken at the public meeting of the Lafourche Parish Council on Tuesday, July 26: (All members were present except for Aaron Melvin and James Bourgeois, and all votes were unanimous unless otherwise noted)

Action: Authorized the council to approve the settlement of a worker’s compensation claim.

Action: Abolished the Lafourche Parish Youth Council Board.

Action: Approved an election regarding a special tax for Fire Protection District No. 4 on Dec. 10.

Action: Approved an agreement with Kenny Chouest for utility maintenance.

Action: Approved a budget appropriation for the Office of Community Action for a program with Louisiana Rehabilitation Services. Luci Sposito abstained from voting.

Action: Abolished current recreation districts.

Action: Consolidated recreation districts and created advisory boards.

Action: Approved an agreement with the North Lafourche Conservation, Levee and Drainage District for the new Parr Pump Station project.

Action: Supported the States’ Economic Development Assistance Program application at the Delta Regional Authority for money for the Leeville Fishing Pier.

Action: Supported the Bayou Lafourche Area Convention and Visitors Bureau’s tourism investment program application for the Leeville Fishing Pier project.

Action: Approved a change order for the Alidore water system improvements project that decreased the cost by $13,474.66.

Action: Approved a change order for the Bayou Lafourche saltwater control structure project that increased the budget by $5,488.13 and increased the contract time by 16 days.

Action: Approved an agreement with the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office for food services to various Head Start program locations. Michael Gros abstained from voting.

Action: Accepted three quotes from Andrew Baudoin Building Contractor for three demolition projects.

Action: Accepted the quote from American Disposal LLC for a demolition project.

Action: Approved an agreement with the North Lafourche Conservation, Levee and Drainage District regarding the Valentine Levee.

Action: Appointed Barry Plaisance to the Lafourche Parish Game and Fish Commission Board.