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.
Posted on Fri, July 29, 2016
by The Lafourche Gazette