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Other action taken at the Lafourche Parish Council August 23 meeting

Other action taken at the Lafourche Parish Council August 23 meeting

The following is a rundown of the action taken by Lafourche Parish Council at Tuesday's meeting. All members were present, and all votes were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

Action: Implemented all 2016 property taxes.

Action: Amended the Lafourche Parish Code of Ordinances for board membership, absences and removal to extend the period of time that an individual must take an oath of office from 30 to 60 days and gave power of discretion to the board to excuse absences. Daniel Lorraine voted no.

Action: Approved servitude, or right of way, agreements with Jerry Ledet and Corina Pitre Ledet, Debbie Elizabeth Toups Head, Dean Toups and Carlotte Pitre Toups and Elbert Bellamy and Anita Pereira Bellamy.

Action: Approved the $310,000 purchase of the Delta Farm boat launch.

Action: Approved the purchase of two lots of land at Heroes Park for $168,600 and $171,000.

Action: Reappointed Morris Guidry to the Fire Protection District 3 board.

Action: Reappointed Bruce Dufrene to the Fire Protection District 2 board.

Action: Approved a cooperative endeavor agreement with the South Central Planning and Development Commission for 2016-17 and membership dues.

Action: Approved an amendment to the engineering agreement with Picciola & Associates for the statewide flood-control program application titled “East Side Drainage Improvements.”

Action: Approved a cooperative endeavor with Drainage District 1 to share the cost of the statewide flood-control program application titled “East Side Drainage Improvements.”

Action: Rescinded an agreement with Sewer District 1 for payment of the construction of a new pump station and repairs.

Action: Approved an agreement with Burk-Kleinpeter for engineering services for the Theriot boat launch bulkhead improvements project.

Action: Rescinded an agreement with the state for a fishing pier project at the Leeville Boat Launch.

Action: Appointed a committee regarding the hiring of a legislative internal auditor.

Action: Increased the budget by $14,760.25 and the deadline by 42 days for the Bayou Lafourche Saltwater Control Structure project.