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May 8th, 2015

SEISMIC PUBLIC Meeting Notice

SEISMIC PUBLIC Meeting Notice
To the Citizens and Landowners of Lincoln & Jackson Parish, Louisiana
Boone Exploration, Inc. will be conducting seismic activity starting on Woods Rd., Mitcham Orchard Rd., 544, Tarbutton Rd., La 818, S. Barnett Springs St., Wesley Chapel Rd., US 167, ending at Bridge Creek Rd. The project will be a one 2D line, 16 miles long, using geophones spaced at 440 ft. interval along the line as listening devices with two vibroseis units to be used as the energy source.

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RESOLUTION NO. 956 OF 2015

RESOLUTION NO. 956 OF 2015
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO CONTRACT FOR EAST KENTUCKY AVENUE BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT
WHEREAS, the City desires to construct the improvements identified as East Kentucky Avenue - Colvin Creek Tributary Bridge Replacement Project, City Project No. 661 (the “Project”), pursuant to design plans and specifications prepared by the Riley Company of Louisiana, Inc., project engineers (“Engineers”); and,
WHEREAS, the City has received competitive bids based on the construction plans and specifications prepared by the Engineers; and,

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RESOLUTION NO. 955 OF 2015

RESOLUTION NO. 955 OF 2015
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO CONTRACT RELATING TO DISPOSITION OF SELECTED POWER PLANT EQUIPMENT AND STRUCTURES
WHEREAS, the City no longer utilizes the Steam Electric Generating Power Plant building located at 1801 McDonald Street, Ruston, Louisiana (the “Power Plant”); and,
WHEREAS, the City desires to dispose of selected equipment and structures at the Power Plant (the “Project”); and,

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RESOLUTION NO. 954 OF 2015

RESOLUTION NO. 954 OF 2015
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT AS SURPLUS MOVABLE PROPERTY
WHEREAS, the City presently has vehicles and equipment (the “Vehicles and Equipment” or “Property”) that cannot be utilized by the City and are not needed for public purposes; and,
WHEREAS, the Vehicles and Equipment are currently situated at the Public Works Department at 701 E. Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, Louisiana; and,

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RESOLUTION NO. 953 OF 2015

RESOLUTION NO. 953 OF 2015
RESOLUTION RENAMING WOODLAND PARK TO ELMORE D. MAYFIELD PARK
WHEREAS, Elmore D. Mayfield (“Mayfield”) began serving as a member of the Ruston Board of Aldermen representing District 2, on April 16, 1993, and faithfully served until his death on June 23, 2014; and,
WHEREAS, the City desires to rename Woodland Park, located at 1701 Martin Luther King Drive, to Elmore D. Mayfield Park in memory of Mayfield for his years of dedicated service to the citizens of the City of Ruston;

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RESOLUTION NO. 952 OF 2015

RESOLUTION NO. 952 OF 2015
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH MARKETING ALLIANCE, INC., IN CONNECTION WITH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
WHEREAS, the City wishes to promote economic development within the City of Ruston by developing tools and resources to attract prospective businesses (the “Projects”); and,

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RESOLUTION NO. 951 OF 2015

RESOLUTION NO. 951 OF 2015
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SUBMITTAL OF FISCAL YEAR 2016/2017 LOUISIANA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION, AND ENTERING INTO AGREEMENTS FOR ASSOCIATED ADMINISTRATIVE AND ENGINEERING SERVICES
WHEREAS, the City of Ruston (“City”) desires to submit a fiscal year (“FY”) 2016/2017 Louisiana Community Development Block Grant (“LCDBG”) Economic Development Application for infrastructure improvements (the “Application”); and,

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Ordinance titled:
ORDINANCE AMENDING SEC. 26-41 OF CHAPTER 26 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA RELATING TO TIME LIMITED PARKING
was introduced by Alderman Jim Pearce on May 4, 2015. 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 5:30 p.m., on June 1, 2015, 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 27 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF RUSTON RELATING TO UTILITIES
was introduced by Alderman Jedd Lewis on May 4, 2015. 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 5:30 p.m., on June 1, 2015, Council Chambers/Courtroom, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street, Ruston, Louisiana.

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ORDINANCE NO. 1661 OF 2015

ORDINANCE NO. 1661 OF 2015
ORDINANCE ADOPTING AMENDMENTS FOR THE PERIOD OCTOBER 1, 2014, THROUGH MARCH 31, 2015, TO THE ANNUAL BUDGET OF REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR OCTOBER 1, 2014, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2015, FOR THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:
1. The Board of Aldermen have approved during the period of October 1, 2014, through March 31, 2015, amendments to the annual Budget of Revenues and Expenditures of the City (the "Budget") as reflected in the Budget Summary attached hereto.

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