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MINUTES. CITY OF GRAMBLING, GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA. Special Called Meeting

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MINUTES. CITY OF GRAMBLING, GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA.
Special Called Meeting
December 7, 2011
Mayor Edward R. Jones opened the Special Called Session of the Grambling City Council at 5:30 p.m. at Grambling City Hall. Mr. Joseph Arrington offered the invocation and led the council and congregation into the Pledge of Allegiance. Present were the following Council members: Birdex Copeland, Jr., Yanise Days, Cathy Holmes and Cullen Jackson. Absent: Council member Roy Jackson. It was moved by Council member Birdex Copeland, Jr. and seconded by Council member Cathy Holmes to adopt the Agenda with the following additions: Resolution and Water Adjustment.
Roll call was as follows:
Yea
Council member Birdex Copeland, Jr.
Council member Yanise Days
Council member Cathy Holmes
Council member Cullen Jackson
Nay Abstain Absent
Council member Roy Jackson
The Agenda was adopted with the additions.
Business Transacted:
1. It was moved by Council member Cullen Jackson and seconded by Council member Cathy Holmes to introduce the following:
Ordinance #01207011-1
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAMBLING PROPOSING THE BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF GRAMBLING FOR THE FISCAL YEAR, BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2012 AND ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2012; AND TO PROVIDE FOR ALL MATTERS RELATIVE THERETO; AND TO REPEAL ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT OR IN CONFLICT THEREWITH.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Board of Aldermen of the City of Grambling shall meet on the 28th day of December, 2011 at 5:30 o'clock p.m. in the Council Chambers, City Hall, Grambling, LA, for a Public Hearing regarding the adoption of a budget ordinance for the year 2012.
The proposed budget is available for inspection during normal office hours at City Hall.
2. It was moved by Council member Cullen Jackson and seconded by Council member Cathy Holmes to adopt the following:
RESOLUTION
WHEREAS, the City of Grambling is committed to the implementation of a reliable potable water supply for the existing residents and small businesses within the corporate limits, WHEREAS, an expedited conversion of the potable supply facilities requiring the restoration
of Well #4, will be a financial strain on the operating budget restraints and limited revenue
sources associated with this Louisiana municipality: WHEREAS, this system conversion has a major growth potential for the City: WHEREAS, the improvements of this supply and elimination of threat to health and welfare will benefit the growth and utilization of the City and free up maintenance personnel to focus on other potential problems; WHEREAS, the City of Grambling has insufficient un-appropriated funds on hand for the required capital improvement project; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, in accordance with the requirements of the Community Water Enrichment Fund, the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Grambling, do hereby support and cordially request grant authorization to execute and submit an application for the 2011-2012 Community Water Enrichment Program funding. and by affirmative vote of 4 to 0 was declared adopted by the Board of Aldermen this December 7, 2011.
I, Pamela Stringfellow, Clerk of the City of Grambling, certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of a Resolution adopted by the City Council of the City of Grambling at its special-called meeting on December 7, 2011, at which meeting quorum was present and which Resolution is still in full force and effect and has not been amended, modified or repeated.
Grambling, Louisiana, this 7th day of December, 2011.
3. It was moved by Council member Cathy Holmes and seconded by Council member Cullen Jackson to adjust Ms. Gloria Moore's water bill. It was moved by Council member Yanise Days and seconded by Council member Cathy Holmes to adjourn this meeting at 5:45 p.m.
Edward R. Jones, Mayor Pamela J. Stringfellow, CMC
“This institution is an equal opportunity provider.”
1td: January 11, 2012

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