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September 16th, 2016

Resolution 1064

RESOLUTION NO. 1064 OF 2016
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH TAYLOR-WALLACE DESIGNS, INC. FOR ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN SERVICES RELATED TO RENOVATIONS TO THE HEARD BUILDING
WHEREAS, the City desires to renovate the existing Heard Building, located at corner of East Railroad Avenue and South Vienna Street, for economic development purposes (the “Project”); and,

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Resolution 1063

RESOLUTION NO. 1063 OF 2016
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

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Resolution 1062

RESOLUTION NO. 1062 OF 2016
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENT IN CONNECTION WITH PURCHASE OF NEW SYNTHETIC ICE RINK AND ACCESSORIES PROJECT
WHEREAS, the City has requested and received bids for improvements identified as New Synthetic Ice Rink and Accessories Project, City Project No. 2016-21 (the “Project”), pursuant to specifications prepared by staff; and,
WHEREAS, the City desires to enter into an agreement with the most responsive, responsible bidder for the Project;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:

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Resolution 1061

RESOLUTION NO. 1061 OF 2016
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ACCEPT DONATION OF 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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Ordinance 1695

ORDINANCE NO. 1695 OF 2016
ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE BUDGET OF REVENUE AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2016, AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2017, FOR THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:
1. The Budget of Revenue and Expenditures (the "Budget") for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2016, and ending September 30, 2017, of the City of Ruston, Louisiana (the "City"), dated August 15, 2016, is hereby adopted.

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ORdinance 1694

ORDINANCE NO. 1694 OF 2016
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
WHEREAS, application was made under Case No. 1276 to the Zoning Commission of the City of Ruston, Louisiana, for reclassification of property referred to below:
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
Legal Description:

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ORdinance 1693

ORDINANCE NO. 1693 OF 2016
ORDINANCE AMENDING SEC. 11-100 OF CHAPTER 11 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:
1. Sec. 11-100 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Ruston, Louisiana is amended to provide as follows:
Sec. 11-100. Hit and run driving.
(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to commit the act of hit and run driving.
(b) For the purposes of this section, the term:
(1) “Accident” means as incident or event resulting in damage to property or injury to a person.

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Ordinance 1692

ORDINANCE NO. 1692 OF 2016
ORDINANCE AMENDING SEC. 24 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:
1. Sec. 24-25 (2) (j) of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Ruston, Louisiana (the “Code”) is amended to provide as follows:
Sec. 24-25. Streets in residential areas.
(j) Sidewalks shall be required in the areas specified in section 24-51.
2. Sec. 24-50 (a) of the Code is amended to provide as follows:
Sec. 24-50 Standards.

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Ordinance 1691

ORDINANCE NO. 1691 OF 2016
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF THIRTY EIGHT MILLION NINE HUNDRED NINETY FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($38,995,000) OF SALES TAX REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2016, OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, PARISH OF LINCOLN, STATE OF LOUISIANA; PRESCRIBING THE FORM, TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SUCH BONDS AND PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF; AUTHORIZING A PAYING AGENT AGREEMENT WITH THE PAYING AGENT; AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH.

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September 15th

Minutes

Greater Ward One Waterworks District
Minutes
September 13, 2016
Present:
Butler Hampton
Mike Haddox
F.J. Armond
Keith Barnes
Paula Griswold
Rebecca Jennings
Rusty Mabry - guest
Absent: Shelby Kelley
Greater Ward One Waterworks District held their meeting September 12, 2016; at the water office on Haddox Road.
Keith Barnes made the motion to accept the agenda as printed, Mike Haddox second the motion. Aye: Mike, Keith, Paula, F.J. Nay: none

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