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THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury met

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THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury met in regular session on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., at its regular meeting place in the Courthouse, Ruston, Louisiana. Present were: Theresa Wyatt, District One; Hazel D. Hunter, District Two; Bobby Bennett, District Three; Randy Roberson, District Four; David Hammons, District Five; Walter Pullen, District Six; Jody Backus; District Seven; Skip Russell, District Eight; Joe Henderson, District Nine; Nancy Wilson, District Ten; Sharyon Mayfield, District Eleven and Ronny Walker, District Twelve.
Absent: None
Theresa Wyatt called the meeting to order and Sharyon Mayfield delivered the Invocation. Ronny Walker offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to approve the Agenda. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Bobby Bennett offered a motion, seconded by David Hammons, to approve the October 9, 2012 minutes. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Skip Russell offered a motion, seconded by Ronny Walker, to appoint Nancy Bergeron as an At-Large Member to the Keep Lincoln Parish Beautiful Commission for a three year term.
RESOLUTION NO. 2012 - 38
BE IT RESOLVED by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in Regular Session this 13th day of November, 2012 that Nancy Bergeron Is hereby and herewith appointed, COMMISSIONER Keep Lincoln Parish Beautiful Commission Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, For the term of November 13, 2012 - November 13, 2015
Signed and Sealed this 13th day of November, 2012
LINCOLN PARISH POLICE JURY
/s/ Courtney Hall /s/ Theresa Wyatt Courtney Hall Theresa Wyatt
Parish Administrator President
There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Hazel Hunter offered a motion, seconded by Sharyon Mayfield, to appoint Karen Hanley as an At-Large Member to the Keep Lincoln Parish Beautiful Commission for a three year term.
RESOLUTION NO. 2012 - 39
BE IT RESOLVED by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in Regular Session this 13th day of November, 2012 that Karen Hanley Is hereby and herewith appointed, COMMISSIONER Keep Lincoln Parish Beautiful Commission Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, For the term of November 13, 2012 - November 13, 2015
Signed and Sealed this 13th day of November, 2012
LINCOLN PARISH POLICE JURY
/s/ Courtney Hall /s/ Theresa Wyatt
Courtney Hall Theresa Wyatt
Parish Administrator President
There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Skip Russell offered a motion, seconded by David Hammons, to appoint Chris Letendre as an At-Large Member to the Keep Lincoln Parish Beautiful Commission for a three year term.
RESOLUTION NO. 2012 - 40
BE IT RESOLVED by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in Regular Session this 13th day of November, 2012 that Chris Letendre Is hereby and herewith appointed, COMMISSIONER Keep Lincoln Parish Beautiful Commission Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, For the term of November 13, 2012 - November 13, 2015
Signed and Sealed this 13th day of November, 2012
LINCOLN PARISH POLICE JURY
/s/ Courtney Hall /s/ Theresa Wyatt
Courtney Hall Theresa Wyatt
Parish Administrator President
There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Next on the Agenda was a building Permit Report from GIS Manager Melissa Bowman. She stated that, as of October 31, 2012, 224 permits had issued and that 154 of those had been completed. Ms. Bowman also presented revenue and expenditure data which projected a net operating loss of approximately $6,785.00 based on the current fee structure. Ronny Walker recommended that a study be done on building permits and the current fee structure. No actions were taken. Ronny Walker offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to authorize the President to execute documents pertaining to the Application for Rural Public Transit Assistance.
Resolution No. 2012-41
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.
/s/ Courtney Hall
Courtney Hall
Administrator
There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Ronny Walker offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to authorize the Parish Treasurer to establish and maintain institutional accounts with Raymond James and Associates, Inc. on behalf of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury.
Resolution 2012-42
WHEREAS, the Lincoln Parish Police Jury maintains certain financial accounts with Morgan Keegan Investments; AND, WHEREAS, Morgan Keegan Investments has been merged with and is now known as Raymond James and Associates, Inc.; FIRST LET IT BE RESOLVED, that the Parish Treasurer of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury or any officers designated below with signatures, be and they hereby are, and each of them individually is, authorized and empowered, for and on behalf of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury, to establish and maintain one or more accounts, with Raymond James and Associates, Inc. (herein called the “Broker”) for the purpose of purchasing, investing in, or otherwise acquiring, selling, possessing, transferring, exchanging, pledging, or otherwise disposing of, and generally dealing in and with any and all forms of securities including, but not limited to shares, stocks, bonds, debentures, notes, options, script, participation certificates, rights to subscribe, warrants, certificates of deposit, mortgages, choices in action, evidences of indebtedness, commercial paper, certificates of indebtedness and certificates of interest of any and every kind of nature whatsoever, secured or unsecured, whether represented by trust, participating and/or other certificates or otherwise. The fullest authority at all times with respect to any such commitment or with respect to any transaction deemed by any of the said officers and/or agents to be proper in connection therewith is hereby conferred, including authority (without limiting the generality of the foregoing) to give written or oral instructions to be the Broker with respect to said transactions; to bind and obligate the Lincoln Parish Police Jury to and for the carrying out of any contract, arrangement, or transaction, which shall be entered into by any such officer and/or agent for and on behalf of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury with or through the Broker; to pay such sums as may be necessary in connection with any of the said accounts; to deliver securities to, and deposit funds with the Broker; to order the transfer or delivery of securities to any other person whatsoever, and/or to order the transfer of record of any securities in order to pass title thereto; to direct the sale or exercise of any rights with respect to any securities; to sign on behalf of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury all releases, powers of attorney and/or other documents in connection with any such accounts, and to agree to any terms or conditions to control any such account; to direct the Broker to surrender any securities to the proper agent or party for the purpose of effecting any exchange or conversion, or for the purpose of deposit with any protective or similar committee, or otherwise; to accept delivery of any securities; to appoint any other person or person to do any and all things which any of the said officers and/or agents is hereby empowered to do, and generally to do and take all action necessary in connection with the account, or considered desirable by such officer and/or agent with respect thereto. Second, that the Broker may deal with any and all persons directly or indirectly by the foregoing resolution, empowered, as though they were dealing with the Lincoln Parish Police Jury directly. Third, that the Secretary of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury be and is hereby authorized, empowered and directed to certify the Broker (a) a true copy of these resolutions; (b) specimen signatures of each and every person by these resolutions empowered; Fourth, that the Broker may rely upon any certification given in accordance with these resolutions, as continuing fully effective unless and until the Broker shall receive due written notice of a change in or the rescission of the authority so evidenced, and the dispatch or receipt of any other form of notice shall not constitute a waiver of this provision, nor shall the fact that any person hereby empowered ceases to be an officer of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury or becomes an officer under some other title, in any way affects the powers hereby conferred. The failure to supply any specimen signature shall not invalidate any transaction if the transaction is in accordance with authority actually granted. Fifth, that in the event of any change in the office or powers of persons hereby empowered, the Secretary shall certify such changes to the Broker in writing in the manner herein above provided, which notification, when received, shall be adequate both to terminate the powers of the persons theretofore authorized, and to empower the persons thereby substituted. Sixth, that the foregoing resolutions and the certificates actually furnished to the Broker by the Secretary of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury pursuant thereto, be and they hereby are made irrevocable until written notice of the revocation thereof shall have been received by the Broker. Seventh, that if the Lincoln Parish Police Jury has an investment policy or other limitation on its universe of investments or investment products (“Investment Policy”), it acknowledges that the Broker may not monitor the Investment Policy; that Broker is relying on the persons identified in this document (or any additional individuals designated hereunder) to know any investment limitations and to promptly review all confirmations and statements to verify the accuracy of any trades. Lincoln Parish Police Jury agrees that it shall indemnify and hold Broker harmless from any transactions that are directed to be made by an individual identified as having authority hereunder. Eighth, that in connection with all potential transaction in any account opened pursuant to these resolutions, the Lincoln Parish Police Jury acknowledges that (1) it is capable of evaluating investment risks independently, both in general and with regard to all transactions and investment strategies involving a security or securities; and (2) will exercise independent judgment in evaluating the recommendations of the Broker or its associated persons.
/s/ Courtney Hall
COURTNEY HALL
PARISH ADMINISTRATOR
LINCOLN PARISH POLICE JURY
There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Skip Russell offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to authorize the President to execute a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Lincoln Parish Geographic Information System District Regarding State Uniform Construction Code Program.
Resolution 2012-43
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Lincoln Parish Police Jury convened in Regular Session this 13th day of November 2012 does hereby authorize the President Theresa Wyatt to sign the Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Lincoln Parish GIS District regarding the State Uniform Construction Code Program.
/s/ Theresa Wyatt
Theresa Wyatt
President
There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Walter Pullen offered a motion, seconded by Bobby Bennett to authorize a resolution in support of the submission of an application for Local Government Assistance Program Grant on behalf of the Union-Lincoln Water Supply Initiative in the amount of $145,560.00 and authorizing the President to execute any and all necessary documents associated with the application.
Resolution 2012-44
WHEREAS, the Lincoln Parish Police Jury, on behalf of the Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative, desires to submit a Local Government Assistance Program application for a Facilities and Implementation Plan Update and NEPA Activities to the Louisiana Office of Community Development; and WHEREAS, Local Government Assistance Program guidelines require a resolution of support from the governing body; NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LINCOLN PARISH POLICE JURY: That the submission of a Local Government Assistance Program application for a Facilities and Implementation Plan Update and NEPA Activities on behalf of the Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative is authorized and supported by the Lincoln Parish Police Jury, a Regional Initiative of ULRWSI, and That the President of the Police Jury is hereby authorized to be the official representative for this project and as such is authorized to file such an application and to execute all documents and agreements pertaining to the application.
/s/ Theresa Wyatt
Theresa Wyatt
President
There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: Roberson
Absent: None
Sharyon Mayfield offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter to authorize a resolution in support of the submission of an application for Community Water Enrichment Fund on behalf of the Union-Lincoln Water Supply Initiative in the amount of $142,800.00 and authorizing the President to execute any and all necessary documents associated with the application.
Resolution 2012-45
WHEREAS, the Lincoln Parish Police Jury, on behalf of the Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative, desires to submit a Community Water Enrichment Fund application for a Facilities and Implementation Plan Update and NEPA Activities to the Louisiana Office of Community Development; and WHEREAS, Community Water Enrichment Fund guidelines require a resolution of support from the governing body; NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LINCOLN PARISH POLICE JURY: That the submission of a Community Water Enrichment Fund application for a Facilities and Implementation Plan Update and NEPA Activities on behalf of the Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative is authorized and supported by the Lincoln Parish Police Jury, a Regional Initiative of ULRWSI, and That the President of the Police Jury is hereby authorized to be the official representative for this project and as such is authorized to file such an application and to execute all documents and agreements pertaining to the application.
/s/ Theresa Wyatt
Theresa Wyatt
President
There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: Roberson
Absent: None
Randy Roberson made a motion, seconded by Bobby Bennett that the President be authorized to execute the 2013 Intergovernmental Agreement with the Lincoln Parish Coroner's office following a review and update of the Agreement by Parish Legal Counsel.
RESOLUTION 2012-46
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Lincoln Parish Police Jury convened in Regular Session this 13th day of November, 2012 does hereby authorize the Police Jury President, Theresa Wyatt, to sign the Inter-Governmental Agreement with the Lincoln Parish Coroner.
/s/ Theresa Wyatt
Theresa Wyatt
President
There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Next on the agenda was to consider increasing homestead exemption for Disabled Veterans with a 100 percent service-connected disability rating. Following discussion, Skip Russell offered a motion, seconded by Walter Pullen to have this on the ballot for the next parish wide general election. Mr. Larry Myers offered public comment in favor of the Resolution. The motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Joe Henderson offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter to accept the low bid of SanTech Inc. for the Wastewater Tertiary Filter System.

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There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Nancy Wilson stated that the Christmas Party Committee met on November 8, 2012 at 4:30 pm and the Committee recommends:
1. Hosting the Employee Christmas Party on December 20, 2012 at 6 pm at the Library Events Center.
2. Soliciting additional contributions from Jurors in order to increase available funds.
3. Approving the same menu as last year and getting quotes from area vendors.
4. Asking Linda Cook to provide the entertainment.
Randy Roberson offered a motion, seconded by Sharyon Mayfield, to approve the minutes of the Christmas Party Committee. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Skip Russell stated that the Insurance Committee met on November 8, 2012 at 5:00 pm and the Committee recommends:
1. Renewing the property and general liability package insurance for the year 2013 with The Lincoln Agency.
2. Accepting the Standard Plan and the Managed Care Option Renewals for 2013 from Cannon Cochran Management Services.
3. Approving the Dental Insurance Agreement renewals with Meritain Health for 2013.
Skip Russell offered a motion, seconded by Joe Henderson, to approve the minutes of the Insurance Committee. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Randy Roberson stated that the Public Works Committee met at 4:30 pm this day and the Committee recommends:
1. Approving adoption of the Capital Improvement Program for 2013-2014-2015.
2. Approving the request for assistance from the Lincoln Parish School Board concerning driveway repair at Choudrant Elementary School contingent on the Highway Department schedule and the School Board paying for any materials used.
Randy Roberson offered a motion, seconded by Bobby Bennett, to approve the minutes of the Public Works Committee. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
David Hammons stated that the Health and Welfare Committee met at 5:00 pm this day and the Committee recommends:
1. Approving the 2012 proposed amended budget for the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish.
2. Approving the 2013 proposed budget for the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish.
David Hammons offered a motion, seconded by Ronny Walker, to approve the minutes of the Health and Welfare Committee. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Joe Henderson offered a motion, seconded by Ronny Walker, to approve the 2012 Amended Budget for the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Ronny Walker offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to approve the 2013 Proposed Budget for the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Ronny Walker offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to schedule a Public Hearing for December 11, 2012 at 7:00 pm for final consideration and adoption of the HELP 2012 Amended and 2013 Proposed Budget. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Jody Backus stated that the Finance Committee met at 5:30 pm this day and the Committee recommends:
1. Approving the 2012 Amended Budget and the 2013 Proposed Budget for the Lincoln Parish Library.
2. Approving the 2012 Amended Budget for the Lincoln Parish Police Jury.
3. Approving the 2013 Proposed Budget for the Lincoln Parish Police Jury.
Jody Backus offered a motion, seconded by Ronny Walker, to approve the minutes of the Finance Committee. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
David Hammons offered a motion, seconded by Joe Henderson, to approve the 2012 Amended Budget for the Lincoln Parish Police Jury. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Jody Backus offered a motion seconded by Ronny Walker, to approve the 2013 Proposed Budget for the Lincoln Parish Police Jury. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Ronny Walker offered a motion, seconded by David Hammons, to schedule a public hearing for December 11, 2012 at 7:00 pm for final consideration and adoption of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury 2012 Amended Budget and 2013 Proposed Budget. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Walter Pullen stated that the Solid Waste Committee met at 6:30 pm this day and the Committee recommends:
1. Approving a 5% increase for Jackie White, Inc effective January 1, 2013.
2. Declaring the 2008 Caterpillar 140 M Motor Grader S/N: B9M00586 as surplus property with a minimum bid of $125,000.00.
3. Authorizing a long term rental of a John Deere 672G Motor Grader.
4. Authorizing advertisement of bids on a 95HP Crawler Dozer.
Walter Pullen offered a motion, seconded by Bobby Bennett, to approve the minutes of the Solid Waste Committee. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Under travel, Ronny Walker offered a motion, seconded by Joe Henderson, to authorize travel for the Parish President and Parish Administrator to Washington DC on December 5 and 6 2012, for the Union Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative and I-20 Corridor Improvements meetings. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: None
Mrs. Bettye Giles was recognized for receiving the 2012 Alice Foster award for her exceptional volunteerism with the Keep Lincoln Parish Beautiful Commission. Mrs. McCain recognized and thanked the Highway Department for their work in placing speed bumps in the Library parking lot. Mrs. Hunter stated that the America recycles Day would be held at the Police Jury complex on November 15, 2012 from 9 am to 1:30 pm. Ronny Walker notified Jurors that Request for Proposals for adjudicated property had been sent out. There being no other business to come before the Jury, the meeting was adjourned.
Courtney Hall Theresa Wyatt
Parish Administrator President
1td: December 30, 2012

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