--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.
Posted on Fri, October 28, 2016
by Buster Avera