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Other Council action taken from Oct. 23 meeting

Other Council action taken from Oct. 23 meeting

In other action from Tuesday’s Parish Council public meeting (all votes were unanimous except where indicated and all members present except for the still-vacant District 5 Seat):

-approved minutes of the June 26 meeting and deferred all subsequent minutes

-heard an end of year report from Ms. Vicki Adams, Head Start Director

-heard an update from Henri Boulet on LA 1 Coalition’s attempt to secure grants for a portion of the

LA 1 elevated highway project which crosses the protection levee in Golden Meadow

-deferred an ordinance to set salaries for certain parish employees

-approved an ordinance to donate a drum grinder from Drainage District #1 to the parish

-deferred an ordinance approving an agreement between the parish and Regency Cut Off, LLC

-heard a proposed ordinance rescinding ordinances pertaining to both the abolishment of recreation districts in the parish and the creation of the parish wide advisory board

-heard a proposed ordinance to increase the budget for the elevation of seven properties funded under the 2017 Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant Program

-heard a proposed ordinance to approve an appropriation of funds for the installation of a new water line on East 44th Street and the upgrade of another water line on West 23rd Street

-appointed Nicolas Guidry to the Lafourche parish Planning Commission

-approved with unanimous second a resolution supporting the LA1 Coalition’s funding request to the state for Phase II, Segment C of the LA 1 Project in Golden Meadow

-reappointed Pat Picou to the Veterans Memorial District Board

-appointed Kayla Benoit to the Lafourche Parish Children and Youth Planning Board

-appointed Dennis Switzer to the Lafourche Parish Water District No. 1 Board

-appointed Dwayne Rebstock to the Juvenile Justice Commission Board

-passed a resolution approving Amendment No. 1 to the LIHEAP Agreement for FY 10/1/2017-9/30/2019 (Vote was 6-2, Jones and Lorraine voted nay)

-passed a resolution approving a contract between the Office of Public Health Bureau of Community Preparedness and the parish for the Cities Readiness Initiative

-passed a resolution to secure the services of a psychologist for the Head Start classrooms

-passed a resolution approving an extensive of CDBG grant funds until December 21, 2019 for unfinished projects

-rejected a proposed agreement between Lafourche and St. James parishes for Lafourche to serve as a host agency of the Senior Community Service Employment Program through the St. James Parish Area Agency on Aging (Vote was 2-5-1 with Gros and Autin in favor, and Lafont abstaining. All others voted nay)

-passed a resolution approving Amendment No. 2 to the LIHEAP Agreement for FY 10/1/2017-9/30/2019 (Vote was 6-2, Jones and Lorraine voted nay)

-passed a resolution in support of a grant application for the Lafourche Parish Water District No. 1 to the State of Louisiana Office of Community Development Community Water Enrichment

-passed a resolution approving a transfer of $47,180 from the West 63rd and West 143rd Street waterline project to the East 44th Street waterline project

-approved a Cooperative Agreement between the parish and the Lafourche Parish Hospital Service District No. 1 for maintenance and repairs at the Lady of the Sea Walking Track.