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Other Lafourche Parish Council action of July 9, 2019

Other Lafourche Parish Council action of July 9, 2019

Here is a rundown of action taken during Tuesday night’s Lafourche Parish Council meeting. All votes were unanimous unless otherwise noted. Councilmen Jerry Lafont and Corey Perrillioux were absent.

ACTION: Accepted the minutes of the June 25 meeting.

ACTION: Approved an ordinance to install additional 15 mph speed limit and “Speed checked by radar” signs on West 134th Street in Galliano.

ACTION: Approved a servitude agreement with Raceland Raw Sugar LLC, represented by Vice President and General Manager Daniels W. Duplantis Jr.

ACTION: Approved a servitude agreement with Nicholls State University, represented by its president John Clune. Councilman Craig Jaccuzzo abstained.

ACTION: Approved a 2019 supplemental appropriation to carry forward balances in Fund 196 from 2018 to 2019 and make necessary adjustments to the current budget.

ACTION: Approved a 2019 supplemental appropriation to provide an additional $250,000 for the Thibodaux Library expansion project.

ACTION: Approved a 2019 supplemental appropriation to provide an additional $100,000 for the library multi-branch roofing and maintenance project.

ACTION: Approved a 2019 supplemental appropriation to allocate $135,000 for the new library headquarters software project.

ACTION: Approved a transfer of $200,000 from the Crossing North drainage improvements project to the concrete drainage ditch Country Club project.

ACTION: Accepted the low bid of $557,200 from Foret Contracting Group LLC for the library multi-branch roofing and minor renovations project.

ACTION: Accepted the low bid of $2.66 million from B.E.T. Construction Inc. for the Thibodaux Library branch additions project.

ACTION: Approved change order no. 1 to the Hero’s Park lighting improvements North Ball Field project.

ACTION: Accepted the low quote of $19,940 from Gulf Island Services to drive the sheet pilings at the Ravenwood pump station.

ACTION: Approved an agreement with St. James Parish Area Agency on Aging for the Lafourche Office of Community Action to serve as a host agency for the Senior Community Service Employment Program, funded through St. James Parish Area Agency on Aging to provide safe and healthful work sites for participants. Councilmen Jerry Jones and Daniel Lorraine abstained.

ACTION: Approved a transfer of $40,000 from the Paula Drive and Abby Lake drainage project to the Abby Lakes drainage project.

ACTION: Accepted the low bid of $199,566 from Command Construction LLC for the Abby Lake drainage project.

ACTION: Approved change order no. 1 from Huey Stockstill LLC for Road Improvements-Road Sales Tax District No. 2, 4L Phase 2 to increase the contract price by $481,107.

ACTION: Approved a resolution substituting and replacing the intergovernmental agreement between the Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District and Lafourche Parish regarding the removal and disposal of abandoned or derelict vessels in Bayou Lafourche.

ACTION: Approved an agreement for homeland security equipment from the South Central Planning and Development Commission to transfer ownership of the equipment to Lafourche Parish.

ACTION: Approved a memorandum of understanding with the Lafourche Parish Housing Authority for the completion of the 2018-2022 environmental review.

ACTION: Amended Resolution No. 19-143, which approved an amendment to the application for federal assistance for the purpose of operating a Head Start program.

ACTION: Approved a revision within the Head Start budget in the amount of $32,423.

ACTION: Approved an agreement between the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College on behalf of its Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine in New Orleans and Lafourche Parish Head Start to secure the services of a psychologist for Head Start classrooms.

ACTION: Approved an agreement with Entergy Operations to use the Lafourche Agricultural Center as a short-term facility for processing evacuees.

ACTION: Approved the purchase of one John Deere 3025E compact utility tractor for $15,135 for Lafourche Parish Recreation District No. 4.

ACTION: Approved amendment no. 10 to extend the contract with CorrectHealth Lafourche LLC for comprehensive inmate health care services at the Lafourche jail through June 2020. Councilmen Armand Autin and Jaccuzzo abstained.

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