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Sunday, November 18, 2018



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These are actions from the Lafourche Parish Council Public Meeting on October 25:

These are actions from the Lafourche Parish Council Public Meeting on October 25:

--Council entered executive session regarding discussion of the removal of Tommy Lasseigne as Director of Human Resources and Finance. No action was taken.

--Council voted against a motion to enter executive session regarding coastal restoration litigation. Councilmen/women Daniel Lorraine, James Bourgeois and Luci Sposito voted in favor. Jerry Lafont, Bo Melvin, Corey Perrillioux, and Armand Autin voted against the measure. Mike Gros and Jerry Jones abstained.

--agreed to an ordinance providing $55,086.68 to fund the Edgewood Sanitary Sewer Pump Station Upgrade and Improvement Project. Daniel Lorraine voted against the measure.

--proposed establishing a fifteen mile per hour speed limit on East 122nd Street in Galliano.

--proposed establishing a ten and one-half ton weight limit on West 115th Street in Galliano.

--proposed a Supplemental Appropriation to de-obligate $100,000.00 of the Lake Long Drive Drainage Project to fund the Lower Pointe Aux Chene Project to purchase a new pump and pump station.

--appointed Albert Martin Jr. to the Parishwide Recreation Advisory Board for District 5.

--appointed Chad Davis to the Parishwide Recreation Advisory Board for District 6.

--appointed Thomas Arceneaux to the Parishwide Recreation Advisory Board for District 8.

--agreed on three resolutions supporting requests to the Houma-Thibodaux Metropolitan Organization’s Surface Transportation Program for improvements such as turning lanes, sidewalks, and bike lanes in various areas of the parish.

--approved the updated Lafourche Parish Emergency Operations Plan.

--approved the low bid of Sealevel Construction, Inc. of $1,561,020.00 for the construction of the Parr/Larose Pump Station.

--approved a Change Order to the Industrial Park Floodwall Project which increases the contract price in the amount of $90,412.34 for associated drainage work. Jerry Lafont abstained from voting.

--amended a resolution to pay for a motor for the T-Bois Bridge in the amount of $18,598 to be funded from Parishwide Roads and Bridges Maintenance Fund rather than from Road Sales Tax District (RSTD2) Fund.

All members were present and voted in favor unless noted.