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THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury

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THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury met in regular session on Tuesday, March 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; R. G. “Skip” Russell, District Eight; Sharyon Mayfield, District Eleven; and Ronny Walker, District Twelve.
Absent: Joe Henderson, District Nine; Nancy Wilson, District Ten
Mrs. Theresa Wyatt called the meeting to order and Bobby Bennett delivered the invocation.
Sharyon Mayfield offered a motion, seconded by David Hammons, to approve the Agenda. Following discussion Bobby Bennett offered a motion, seconded by Randy Roberson, to amend the Agenda to include discussion on the Road Camp Road Property. The motion failed with a roll call vote as follows:
Yeas: Bennett, Roberson, Pullen, Russell, and Mayfield
Nays: Wyatt, Hunter, Hammons, Backus, Walker
Absent: Henderson and Wilson
President Wyatt called for a vote on the original motion to approve the Agenda as printed. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Mayfield, and Walker
Nays: Bennett and Roberson
Absent: Henderson and Wilson
Sharyon Mayfield offered a motion, seconded by Randy Roberson, to approve the minutes of the February 14, 2012 meeting. 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, Mayfield, and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Henderson and Wilson
David Hammons offered a motion, seconded by Ronny Walker to appoint Dawn Aswell Moore to the North Louisiana Exhibition Center for a four year term.
RESOLUTION NO. 2012 - 08
BE IT RESOLVED by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in Regular Session this 13th day of March, 2012 that DAWN MOORE Is hereby and herewith reappointed, COMMISSIONER NORTH LOUISIANA EXHIBITION CENTER COMMISSION Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, For the term of March 13, 2012 - March 13, 2016
Signed and Sealed this 13th day of March 2012
LINCOLN PARISH POLICE JURY
s/ Courtney Hall /s/ Theresa Wyatt Courtney Hall Theresa Wyatt
Parish Administrator Parish President
There being no public comment, the motion carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Henderson and Wilson
Mr. David Darland of Community Trust Bank was present to give the Hospital Investment Funds Report.
Sharyon Mayfield offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to approve the following resolution for the System Survey and Compliance Questionnaire for the Lincoln Parish Police Jury.
RESOLUTION NO. 2012 -09
WHEREAS, pursuant to requirements of Standards for Audit of Governmental Organizations, Programs, Activities, and Functions, promulgated by the United States Comptroller General, all reports of financial records shall contain reports on compliance and internal control, and WHEREAS, in accordance with said requirements of Standards for Audit of Governmental Organizations, Programs, Activities, and Functions a "Systems Survey and Compliance Questionnaire" has been completed for the purpose of expressing an opinion of the fair presentation of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury's financial statements in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, to review the system of internal control structure as part of the financial audit, and to review compliance with applicable laws and regulations for the audit of the financial records of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury for the year ending December 31, 2011. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in regular session this 13th day of March, 2012 that this body does hereby and herewith confirm that the responses to the said "Systems Survey and Compliance Questionnaire" for the financial audit of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury for the year ending December 31, 2011, have been made to the best of knowledge and belief.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the said "Systems Survey and Compliance Questionnaire" is hereby and herewith made a part hereof by reference.
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 March, 2012 at which meeting a quorum was present.
GIVEN UNDER MY OFFICIAL Signature and Seal of Office this 13th day of March, 2012.
/s/ Courtney Hall Courtney Hall
Parish Administrator
There being no public comment, the motion carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Henderson and Wilson
Hazel Hunter offered a motion, seconded by Ronny Walker, to approve the following resolution for the System Survey and Compliance Questionnaire for the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish.
RESOLUTION NO. 2012 - 10
WHEREAS, pursuant to requirements of Standards for Audit of Governmental Organizations, Programs, Activities, and Functions, promulgated by the United States Comptroller General, all reports of financial records shall contain reports on compliance and internal control, and WHEREAS, in accordance with said requirements of Standards for Audit of Governmental Organizations, Programs, Activities, and Functions a "Systems Survey and Compliance Questionnaire" has been completed for the purpose of expressing an opinion of the fair presentation of the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish's financial statements in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, to review the system of internal control structure as part of the financial audit, and to review compliance with applicable laws and regulations for the audit of the financial records of the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish for the year ending December 31, 2011. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in regular session this 13th day of March, 2012 that this body does hereby and herewith confirm that the responses to the said "Systems Survey and Compliance Questionnaire" for the financial audit of the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish the year ending December 31, 2011 have been made to the best of knowledge and belief. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the said "Systems Survey and Compliance Questionnaire" is hereby and herewith made a part hereof by reference.
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 March, 2012 at which meeting a quorum was present.
GIVEN UNDER MY OFFICIAL Signature and Seal of Office this 13th day of March, 2012.
/s/ Courtney Hall Courtney Hall
Parish Administrator
There being no public comment, the motion carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Henderson and Wilson
Randy Roberson stated that the Public Works Committee met at 5:30 pm this day and the Committee recommends:
1. Accepting the recommendation of the Parish Administrator to submit the Eaves Road Bridge and the Jefferson Avenue Bridge for the Off-System Bridge Program.
Randy Roberson offered a motion, seconded by Ronny Walker, to approve the minutes of the Public Works Committee. There being no public comment the motion carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Henderson and Wilson
Skip Russell offered a motion, seconded by Randy Roberson, to adopt a resolution to authorize the submission of the Eaves Road Bridge and the Jefferson Avenue Bridge for the Off-System Bridge Program.
Resolution 2012-11
BE IT RESOLVED by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in regular session this 13th day of March 2012 that it does hereby and herewith authorize Theresa Wyatt, President, to apply for Federal Off-system Bridge Rehabilitation and Replacement Program 2011-2013 funds totaling $693,000 and to use these funds to replace the bridge crossing Dugdemona on Eaves Road, Structure Number P3132301925001, Report Number Number 400631 (Estimated $447,000.00) and the bridge crossing Chatauqua Creek on Jefferson Avenue, Structure Number P3132341925901, Report Number 400256 (Estimated $246,000.00).
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 March 2012 at which meeting a quorum was present.
GIVEN UNDER MY OFFICIAL Signature and Seal of Office this 13th day of March, 2012.
/s/ Courtney Hall Courtney Hall
Parish Administrator
There being no public comment the motion carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Henderson and Wilson
Walter Pullen stated that the Solid Waste and Recycling Committee met at 6:00 pm this day and the Committee recommends:
1. Authorizing the Parish Administrator to develop and advertise a Request For Proposals for engaging a qualified contractor to dispose of woodwaste utilizing an electric air curtain incinerator.
Ronny Walker offered a motion, seconded by Bobby Bennett, to approve the minutes of the Solid Waste and Recycling Committee. There being no public comment the motion carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Henderson and Wilson
Theresa Wyatt stated that the Personnel Committee met at 6:30 pm this day to discuss procedures to be used in making board and commission appointments and no actions were taken. Skip Russell offered a motion, seconded by Sharyon Mayfield, to approve the minutes of the Personnel Committee. There being no public comment the motion carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Russell, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Henderson and Wilson
Under reports, Hazel Hunter reminded the Jurors that the Great American Cleanup would be held on March 17, 2012. Courtney Hall reminded the Jurors that the last day for Ethics Training compliance would be April 9, 2012. Angela Manning of the North Louisiana Exhibition Center reported that she had been contacted by a film company who would like to use the Exhibition Center for some scenes in an upcoming movie.
There being no other business to come before the Jury, the meeting was adjourned.
Courtney Hall Theresa Wyatt
Parish Administrator President
1td: April 19, 2012

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