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August 19th, 2016

Ordinance 1690

ORDINANCE NO. 1690 OF 2016
ORDINANCE LEVYING AND IMPOSING TAXES ON ALL PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION IN THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:
1. There be and there is hereby levied, assessed and imposed on all the taxable property in the City of Ruston, Louisiana (the "City"), for the year 2016, the following adjusted millage rates at the rates per dollar of the assessed valuation and for the respective purposes hereinafter set forth:

**CHART in today's publication

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Minutes

MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON HELD ON MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2016, AT 5:30 P.M., IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS/COURTROOM, CITY HALL, 401 NORTH TRENTON, RUSTON, LOUISIANA
A regular meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Ruston was held Monday, August 1, 2016, at 5:30 P.M., in Council Chambers/Courtroom, City Hall, 401 North Trenton, Ruston, Louisiana.

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Resolution 1059

RESOLUTION NO. 1059 OF 2016
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CLERK/TREASURER OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, PARISH OF LINCOLN, STATE OF LOUISIANA TO TAKE ACTION RELATIVE TO THE NEGOTIATION AND SALE OF SALES TAX REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2016

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Resolution 1060

RESOLUTION NO. 1060 OF 2016
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO PURCHASE PROPERTY FOR DEVELOPMENT OF SPORTS COMPLEX
WHEREAS, the City desires to develop a Multi-Sports Recreational Complex (the “Sports Complex”) for recreational purposes between Highway 167 South and South Farmerville Street in the City; and,
WHEREAS, in order to develop the Sports Complex, the City desires to acquire additional property in that area; and,

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Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Ordinance titled:
ORDINANCE AMENDING SEC. 24 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA
was introduced by Alderwoman Carolyn Cage on August 15, 2016. A Public Hearing will be held on the Ordinance and the Ordinance will be considered for adoption at the regular meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen to be held at 6:30 p.m., on September 12, 2016, Council Chambers/ Courtroom, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street, Ruston, Louisiana.

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Proposed Budget

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the proposed Budget for fiscal year ending 2017 for the City of Ruston is now available for public inspection between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., in the Treasurer's Office located at City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street, Ruston, Louisiana. A public hearing on the proposed budget will be held on Monday, September 12, 2016, at the regular meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen at 5:30 p.m., in Council Chambers/Courtroom, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street, Ruston, Louisiana.
A General Summary of the proposed Budget is listed as follows:

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Notice: Restoration Tax

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Resolution titled:
RESOLUTION APPROVING THE APPLICATION AND CERTIFYING PARTICIPATION IN THE RESTORATION TAX ABATEMENT PROGRAM FOR DURRETT INVESTMENTS, LLC AT 202 NORTH VIENNA STREET, IN THE CITY OF RUSTON
And a Public Hearing will be held on the Resolution and the Resolution will be considered for adoption at the regular meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen to be held at 5:30 p.m. on September 12, 2016, Council Chambers/Courtroom, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street, Ruston, Louisiana.

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Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Ordinance titled:
ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 29 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA BY CHANGING CERTAIN OF THE DISTRICT BOUNDARIES PROVIDED FOR THEREIN
Case No. 1276: Application for Zoning Amendment - From R-10 to CN, Commercial Node
Applicant: Frank Cordero
Location: Intersection of Wynnwood Avenue and Highway 167, North side of Wynnwood Avenue

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Charter school completes first week

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After a journey that began back in 2012, Lincoln Preparatory School will complete its first week of class today.
Gordan Ford, Lincoln Preparatory School executive director, said the process to open up the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approved, kindergarten through 12th grade Type 2 charter school was long and winding, but the school is finally open.
“It’s exciting,” he said. “Everyone in the school is excited — from the students on up.”

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Words to live by

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“Words matter. You have to connect with people before you can communicate, persuade, understand, inform, influence and much more.”
That was the message presented to 266 new Louisiana Tech University graduates by keynote speaker Reginald Owens during the school’s 317th commencement ceremony held Thursday morning at the Thomas Assembly Center.

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