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THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury

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THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury met in regular session on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, at 7:00 p.m., at its regular meeting place in the Courthouse, Ruston, Louisiana. Present were: Theresa Moore Wyatt, District One; Hazel D. Hunter, District Two; Bobby Bennett, District Three; David Hammons, District Five; Roy Glover, District Six; Jody Backus, District Seven; R. G. “Skip” Russell, District Eight; Annie Brown, District Ten; Sharyon Mayfield, District Eleven and R. D. “Mickey” Mays, District Twelve.
ABSENT: Mike Franklin, District Four; and Joe Henderson, District Nine
Theresa Wyatt called the meeting to order and Sharyon Mayfield delivered the Invocation.
David Hammons offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to approve the agenda. The motion carried with the following vote:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
Nays: None
Absent: Franklin and Henderson,
Annie Brown offered a motion, seconded by Sharyon Mayfield, to approve the minutes of the November 8, 2011 meeting. The motion carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
Nays: None
Absent: Franklin and Henderson,
Bobby Bennett offered a motion, seconded by Annie Brown, to approve the minutes of the November 17, 2011 meeting. The motion carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
Nays: None
Absent: Franklin and Henderson, Roy Glover offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to recess the regular meeting to hold a public hearing for the Lincoln Parish Police Jury and Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish 2011 Amended Budgets and 2012 Proposed Budgets. The motion carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
Nays: None
Absent: Franklin and Henderson,
There being no one present to express any views or present any written comments in connection with the budgets or related documents, Mickey Mays offered a motion seconded by Sharyon Mayfield, to adjourn the Public Hearing for the Lincoln Parish Police Jury and Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish 2011 Amended Budgets and 2012 Proposed Budgets and that the Lincoln Parish Police Jury reconvene in regular session pursuant to the adjournment. The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
The following ordinance adopting the Lincoln Parish Police Jury's 2011 Amended Budget was introduced this 13th day of December 2011:
ORDINANCE NO. 327-11-(0)
AN ORDINANCE to amend and re-enact the Operating Budget of Revenue and Expenditures for the year 2011 for the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana and to repeal Ordinance No. 324-10-(0).
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE POLICE JURY OF LINCOLN PARISH, LOUISIANA, convened in regular session this 13th day of December, 2011, that the 2011 budget of the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, adopted by Ordinance No. 324-10-(0) be and hereby amended to read as follows:
SECTION I. The following estimates exhibiting items of Revenue by source for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2011 and ending December 31, 2011, be and the same are hereby adopted and made the Budget of Revenue for the Lincoln Parish Police Jury for said year 2011:

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SECTION III. The adoption of the above and foregoing budget of expenditures be and the same is hereby declared to be an appropriation of the amounts therein set forth to and for the various functions and budget classifications. The above and foregoing Ordinance was introduced by Sharyon Mayfield who moved its adoption. The motion was seconded by Hazel Hunter and after having been read and considered by sections, was adopted by sections and as a whole by the following YEA and NAY vote:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Whereupon, the President declared the Ordinance duly adopted this 13th day of December, 2011.
/s/ Courtney Hall /s/ Theresa Wyatt
Courtney Hall Theresa M. Wyatt
Parish Administrator President
Lincoln Parish Police Jury Lincoln Parish Police Jury
The following ordinance adopting the Lincoln Parish Police Jury's 2012 Proposed Budget was introduced this 13th day of December 2011:
ORDINANCE NO. 328-11-(0)
AN ORDINANCE adopting the Operating Budget of Revenue and Expenditures for the year 2012 for the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE POLICE JURY OF LINCOLN PARISH, LOUISIANA, convened in regular session this 13th day of December, 2011, that:
SECTION I. The following estimates exhibiting items of Revenue by source for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2012 and ending December 31, 2012, be and the same are hereby adopted and made the Budget of Revenue for the Lincoln Parish Police Jury for said year 2012:

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SECTION II. The following estimates exhibiting items of expenditures by function for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2012 and ending December 31, 2012, be and the same are hereby adopted and made the budget of Expenditures for the Lincoln Parish Police Jury for said year 2012:

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SECTION III. The adoption of the above and foregoing budget of expenditures be and the same is hereby declared to be an appropriation of the amounts therein set forth to and for the various functions and budget classifications. The above and foregoing Ordinance was introduced by Sharyon Mayfield who moved its adoption. The motion was seconded by Hazel Hunter and after having been read and considered by sections, was adopted by sections and as a whole by the following YEA and NAY vote:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Whereupon, the President declared the Ordinance duly adopted this 13th day of December, 2012.
/s/ Courtney Hall /s/ Theresa Wyatt
Courtney Hall Theresa M. Wyatt
Parish Administrator President
Lincoln Parish Police Jury
Lincoln Parish Police Jury
The following ordinance adopting the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish 2011 Amended Budget was introduced this 13th day of December 2011:
ORDINANCE NO.329-11-(0)
AN ORDINANCE to amend and re-enact the Operating Budget of Revenue and Expenditures for the year 2011 for the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish and to repeal Ordinance No. 326-10-(0)
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE POLICE JURY OF LINCOLN PARISH, LOUISIANA, convened in regular session this 13th day of December, 2011, that the 2011 budget of the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish, adopted by Ordinance No. 362-10-(0) be and hereby amended to read as follows:
SECTION I. The following estimates exhibiting items of Revenue by source for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2011 and ending December 31, 2011, be and the same are hereby adopted and made the Budget of Revenue for the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish for said year 2011:

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SECTION III. The adoption of the above and foregoing budget of expenditures be and the same is hereby declared to be an appropriation of the amounts therein set forth to and for the various functions and budget classifications. The above and foregoing Ordinance was introduced by David Hammons who moved its adoption. The motion was seconded by Annie Brown and after having been read and considered by sections, was adopted by sections and as a whole by the following YEA and NAY vote:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Whereupon, the President declared the Ordinance duly adopted this 13th day of December, 2012.
/s/ Courtney Hall /s/ Theresa Wyatt
Courtney Hall Theresa M. Wyatt
Parish Administrator President
Lincoln Parish Police Jury
Lincoln Parish Police Jury
The following ordinance adopting the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish 2012 Proposed Budget was introduced this 13th day of December 2011:
ORDINANCE NO. 330-11-(0)
AN ORDINANCE adopting the Operating Budget of Revenue and Expenditures for the year 2012 for the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE POLICE JURY OF LINCOLN PARISH, LOUISIANA, convened in regular session this 13th day of December, 2011 that:
SECTION I. The following estimates exhibiting items of Revenue by source for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2012 and ending December 31, 2012, be and the same are hereby adopted and made the Budget of Revenue for the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish for said year 2012:

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SECTION II. The following estimates exhibiting items of expenditures by function for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2012 and ending December 31, 2012, be and the same are hereby adopted and made the Budget of Revenue for the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish for said year 2012:

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SECTION III. The adoption of the above and foregoing budget of expenditures be and the same is hereby declared to be an appropriation of the amounts therein set forth to and for the various functions and budget classifications. The above and foregoing Ordinance was introduced by Annie Brown who moved its adoption. The motion was seconded by Hazel Hunter and after having been read and considered by sections, was adopted by sections and as a whole by the following YEA and NAY vote:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Whereupon, the President declared the Ordinance duly adopted this 13th day of December, 2012.
/s/ Courtney Hall /s/ Theresa Wyatt
Courtney Hall Theresa M. Wyatt
Parish Administrator President
Lincoln Parish Police Jury
Lincoln Parish Police Jury
Skip Russell offered a motion, seconded by David Hammons, to recess the regular meeting to hold a public hearing concerning the abandonment of that portion of California Plant Road between Highway 151 and Mays Crossing Road. The motion carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
Nays: None
Absent: Franklin and Henderson,
There being no one present to express any views or present any written comments in connection with the proposed abandonment, David Hammons offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter to adjourn the public hearing and reconvene in regular session pursuant to the adjournment. The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Upon adjournment of the Public Hearing, Skip Russell offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to adopt a resolution for the abandonment of that portion of California Plant Road between Highway 151 and Mays Crossing Road.
RESOLUTION NO. 2011-43
Whereas, a right-of-way servitude for a road known as California Plant Road was dedicated for public use;
Whereas, Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:701 provides, in part, that parish governing authorities of the state may revoke and set aside the dedication of all roads, streets and alley ways laid out and dedicated to public use, within their respective limits, when the roads, streets or alley ways have been abandoned or are no longer needed for public purposes; and
Whereas, the Lincoln Parish Police Jury is requesting the revocation of the dedication of the right of way servitude of that segment of California Plant Road between Louisiana Highway 151 and Mays Crossing Road, Located in Section 1, Township 19 North, Range 4 West.
Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved, by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in regular session this 13th day of December, 2011 that in accordance with the terms and provisions of Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:701, the dedication of the right of way servitude of that segment of California Plant Road between Louisiana Highway 151 and Mays Crossing Road is hereby revoked and set aside and shall revert to the present owner or owners of land contiguous there to.
I, Courtney Hall, Parish Administrator, Lincoln Parish Police Jury, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of a Resolution adopted by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in regular session on the 13th day of December, 2011 at which meeting a quorum was present.
And this resolution was declared adopted on this, the 13th day of December, 2011.
/s/ Courtney Hall Courtney Hall Parish Administrator
The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
The next item on the agenda was to appoint Dr. Ben Haley to the Lincoln Health Foundation. Skip Russell offered a motion, seconded by Roy Glover, to make the appointment.
RESOLUTION NO. 2011-44
BE IT RESOLVED by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish,
Louisiana, convened in Regular Session this
13th day of December, 2011 that
Dr. Ben Haley
Is hereby and herewith appointed, COMMISSIONER
Lincoln Health Foundation
Lincoln Parish, Louisiana,
For the term of December 13, 2011 - December 13, 2014
Signed and Sealed this 13th day of December, 2011
LINCOLN PARISH POLICE JURY
/s/ Courtney Hall /s/ Theresa Wyatt
Courtney Hall Theresa Wyatt
Administrator President
The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Mickey Mays offered a motion, seconded by Annie Brown, to appoint Ms. Dawn Pinkston to the Keep Lincoln Parish Beautiful Commission.
RESOLUTION NO. 2011-45
BE IT RESOLVED by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in Regular Session this 13th day of December, 2011 that Ms. Dawn Pinkston Is hereby and herewith appointed, COMMISSIONER Keep Lincoln Parish Beautiful Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, For the term of December 13, 2011 - December 13, 2014
Signed and Sealed this 13th day of December, 2011
LINCOLN PARISH POLICE JURY
/s/ Courtney Hall /s/ Theresa Wyatt
Courtney Hall Theresa Wyatt
Administrator President
The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Mickey Mays offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to appoint Mr. Keith Brassuell as the Hotel/Motel Association Representative for the Ruston-Lincoln Convention and Visitor's Bureau.
RESOLUTION NO. 2011-46
BE IT RESOLVED by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in Regular Session this 13th day of December, 2011 that Mr. Keith Brassuell Is hereby and herewith appointed, COMMISSIONER Ruston-Lincoln Convention and Visitor's Bureau Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, For the term of December 13, 2011 - December 13, 2014
Signed and Sealed this 13th day of December, 2011
LINCOLN PARISH POLICE JURY
/s/ Courtney Hall /s/ Theresa Wyatt
Courtney Hall Theresa Wyatt
Administrator President
The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Bobby Bennett offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to appoint Mr. Chris Garriga as the Restaurant Association Representative for the Ruston-Lincoln Convention and Visitor's Bureau.
RESOLUTION NO. 2011-47
BE IT RESOLVED by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in Regular Session this 13th day of December, 2011 that Mr. Chris Garriga Is hereby and herewith appointed, COMMISSIONER Ruston-Lincoln Convention and Visitor's Bureau Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, For the term of December 13, 2011 - December 13, 2014 Signed and Sealed this 13th day of December, 2011
LINCOLN PARISH POLICE JURY
/s/ Courtney Hall /s/ Theresa Wyatt
Courtney Hall Theresa Wyatt
Administrator President
The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Hazel Hunter offered a motion, seconded by Sharyon Mayfield, to appoint Mr. Skip Russell as the Police Jury Representative for the Ruston-Lincoln Convention and Visitor's Bureau.
RESOLUTION NO. 2011-48
BE IT RESOLVED by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in Regular Session this 13th day of December, 2011 that Mr. Skip Russell Is hereby and herewith appointed, COMMISSIONER Ruston-Lincoln Convention and Visitor's Bureau Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, For the term of December 13, 2011 - December 31, 2015
Signed and Sealed this 13th day of December, 2011
LINCOLN PARISH POLICE JURY
/s/ Courtney Hall /s/ Theresa Wyatt
Courtney Hall Theresa Wyatt
Administrator President
The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Hazel Hunter offered a motion, seconded by David Hammons, to adopt a resolution authorizing the president to execute an interagency cooperative endeavor agreement for IT services.
RESOLUTION 2011-49
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Lincoln Parish Police Jury convened in Regular Session this 13th day of December, 2011 does hereby authorize the President Theresa Wyatt to sign the Interagency Cooperative Endeavor Agreement for IT Services.
I, Courtney Hall, Parish Administrator, Lincoln Parish Police Jury, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of a Resolution adopted by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in regular session on the 13th day of December, 2011 at which meeting a quorum was present. And this resolution was declared adopted on this, the 13th day of December, 2011.
/s/ Courtney Hall Courtney Hall Parish Administrator
The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Mickey Mays offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to adopt a resolution authorizing the president to execute documents pertaining to application for rural public transit assistance.
Resolution No. 2011-50
Resolution authorizing the filing of an application with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for a grant under the 49 CFR 5311, Non-Urbanized Area Formula Program and/or 49 CFR 5309, Discretionary Capital Program.
WHEREAS, the Secretary of Transportation and Development is authorized to make grants for mass transportation projects;
WHEREAS, the contract for financial assistance will impose certain obligations upon the applicant;
WHEREAS, it is required by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development in accord with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, that in connection with the filing of an application for assistance that it will comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the U.S. Department of Transportation requirements thereunder; and
WHEREAS, it is the goal of the Applicant that minority business enterprise be utilized to the fullest extent possible in connection with this project, and that definitive procedures shall be established and administered to ensure that minority businesses shall have the maximum feasible opportunity to compete for contracts when procuring construction contracts, supplies, equipment, or consultant and other services:
NOW, THERFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Lincoln Parish Police Jury:
1.That the President is authorized to execute and file an application on behalf of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, to aid in the financing of operating and/or capital assistance projects pursuant to the Rural Public Transit Program, 49 CFR 5311 and/or the Discretionary Capital Program, 49 CFR 5309.
2.That the President is authorized to execute and file with such application an assurance or any other document required by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development effectuating the purpose of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.
3.That the President is authorized to furnish such additional information as the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development may require in connection with the application or the project.
4.That the President is authorized to set forth and execute affirmative minority business policies in connection with the project's procurement needs.
5.That the President is authorized to execute grant contract agreements on behalf of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury with the Louisiana Department of transportation and Development for aid in financing of the operating or capital assistance projects.
6.This resolution is applicable for a period of one year unless revoked by the governing body and copy of such revocation shall be furnished to the DOTD.
CERTIFICATE
The undersigned duly qualified and acting Administrator of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury certifies that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of a resolution, adopted at a legally convened meeting of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury held on December 13, 2011.
/s/ Courtney Hall
Courtney Hall
Administrator The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Sharyon Mayfield offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to adopt a resolution authorizing the housing voucher program for Lincoln Parish to raise the payment standard from 90% of the HUD fair market rent to 100%.
Resolution 2011-51
WHEREAS, the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program for the Lincoln Parish Police Jury uses HUD published FMR (Fair Market Rents in calculation of rents provided to clients, in the form of a payment standard that is a percentage of the HUD published FMR.
NOW THEREFOR BE IT RESOLVED, that the HCV program for Lincoln Parish wishes to raise its payment standard from 90% of the HUD published FMR to 100%. This will allow more of our elderly clients to obtain decent and affordable housing.
I, Courtney Hall, Parish Administrator, Lincoln Parish Police Jury, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of a Resolution adopted by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in regular session on the 13th day of December, 2011 at which meeting a quorum was present. And this resolution was declared adopted on this, the 13th day of December, 2011.
/s/ Courtney Hall Courtney Hall Parish Administrator
The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Bobby Bennett offered a motion, seconded by David Hammons to accept the bid of Amethyst Construction for hot mix materials.

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The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Hazel Hunter offered a motion, seconded by Bobby Bennett, to accept the bid of Dreher Contracting for cold mix materials.

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The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Sharyon Mayfield offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to accept the bid of Skipper Construction for gravel materials.

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The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Bobby Bennett offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to accept the bid of Hill Oil Company for gasoline and diesel fuel.

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The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Bobby Bennett offered a motion, seconded by Roy Glover, to accept the bid of Coburn's Supply for culvert materials.

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The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Skip Russell offered a motion, seconded by Bobby Bennett, to approve the North Louisiana Exhibition Center 2011 Amended Budget. The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Skip Russell offered a motion, seconded by Sharyon Mayfield, to approve the North Louisiana Exhibition Center 2012 Proposed Budget. The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
David Hammons offered a motion, seconded by Roy Glover, to approve the North Louisiana Criminalistics Laboratory 2011 Amended Budget. The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Sharyon Mayfield offered a motion, seconded by Annie Brown, to approve the North Louisiana Criminalistics Laboratory 2012 Proposed Budget. The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Next on the agenda was to set the meeting dates and times for the 2012 year. Theresa Wyatt stated that the new jurors would need to be sworn in on the second Monday in January. Skip Russell offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to call an organizational meeting for Monday, January 9, 2012 at which time jurors would take the oath of office. The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Skip Russell offered a motion, seconded by Bobby Bennett, to set the 2012 regular meeting dates and time for the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm beginning with the February 2012 meeting. The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Skip Russell stated that the Long Range Planning Committee met at the Lincoln Parish Events Center on December 12, 2011, at 6:00 PM for the purpose of hearing the Long Range Facility Plan Presentation by Hunt, Guillot and Associates. No actions were taken. David Hammons offered a motion seconded by Annie Brown, to approve the minutes of the Long Range Planning Committee. The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Roy Glover stated that the Public Property and Buildings Committee met at 6:00 PM this day and the Committee recommends:
1.Authorizing work on the Federal Building Roof.
Sharyon Mayfield offered a motion, seconded by Roy Glover, to approve the minutes of the Public Property and Buildings Committee. The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Skip Russell stated that the Public Works Committee met at 6:30 PM this day and the Committee recommends:
1.Authorizing resolutions for the Waterworks District Number 2 and Waterworks District Number 3 for the Community Water Enrichment Program.
Annie Brown offered a motion, seconded by Sharyon Mayfield, to approve the minutes of the Public Works Committee. The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
David Hammons offered a motion, seconded by Annie Brown, to authorize a resolution of support for Waterworks District Number 2 to replace 3500 feet of water line at a cost of $27,556.00.
Resolution 2011-52
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in regular session this 13th day of December, 2011, that it does hereby and herewith authorize President Theresa Wyatt to submit a $27,556.00 Community Water Enrichment Fund grant application to the State of Louisiana for replacement of 3500 feet of water line on the Waterworks District #2 System.
I, Courtney Hall, Parish Administrator, Lincoln Parish Police Jury, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of a Resolution adopted by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in regular session on the 13th day of December, 2011 at which meeting a quorum was present.
And this resolution was declared adopted on this, the 13th day of December, 2011.
/s/ Courtney Hall Courtney Hall Parish Administrator
The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Jody Backus offered a motion seconded by Roy Glover, to authorize a resolution of support for Waterworks District Number 3 to repair an elevated water tank at a cost of $36,000.00.
Resolution 2011-53
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in regular session this 13th day of December, 2011, that it does hereby and herewith authorize President Theresa Wyatt to submit a $36,000.00 Community Water Enrichment Fund grant application to the State of Louisiana for renovations of an elevated water tank on the Waterworks District #3 System.
I, Courtney Hall, Parish Administrator, Lincoln Parish Police Jury, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of a Resolution adopted by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in regular session on the 13th day of December, 2011 at which meeting a quorum was present, And this resolution was declared adopted on this, the 13th day of December, 2011.
/s/ Courtney Hall Courtney Hall Parish Administrator
The motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Glover, Backus, Russell, Brown, Mayfield and Mays
NAYS: None
ABSENT: Franklin and Henderson
Under other business, Hazel Hunter reported on her meeting with Patrick Jefferson concerning the Sparta Aquifer. She also stated that she had completed the first rough outline of the Stitch by Stitch project for the Jurors approval.
President Wyatt took the final minutes of the meeting to present Service Awards to Roy Glover, Mickey Mays, and Annie Brown. Each Juror expressed their gratitude. There being no other business to discuss the meeting was adjourned.
Courtney Hall Theresa Wyatt
Parish Administrator Parish President
1td: January 23, 2012

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