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TOWN OF DUBACH
REGULAR MEETING OF TOWN COUNCIL
The Town Council of Dubach, Louisiana met in Regular Session Tuesday January 20, 2015, at 6:30 pm at the Town Hall.
Present were Honorable Robert Jensen Mayor, Council members Ruby Key, Donna Lewis, Robert Colvin, Evelyn Graham, Monique Roberts and Derrick Amaya with the Ruston Daily Leader.
Absent: None.
Citizens attended: Markay Brown & Walter Carpenter.
The Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation by Robert Colvin.
Motion by Donna Lewis Seconded by Robert Colvin to approve Agenda as presented
(and amended). Motion passed unanimously. Motion by Robert Colvin Seconded by Evelyn Graham to approve the previous Minutes as read. Motion Carried.
Bills for the month of January were audited in the amount of $958.56. Motion by Donna Lewis
Seconded by Monique Roberts to pay Bills as presented. Motion passed.
Police Chief Russell Croxton spoke to council regarding the permanent hire of Caurtnai Hill to the
Dubach Police Department and allowing him to begin police academy in February 2015. Donna Lewis made motion to approve the hire, Seconded by Robert Colvin. Motion passed unanimously. Walter Carpenter with Denmon Engineering explained the need for Resolution number 348 to make
necessary changes to the existing water system to improve the water quality.
Markay Brown with MML&H explained the need for Resolution 347 in going forward with the
ongoing Downtown Sidewalk Project.
RESOLUTION 348
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING MAYOR ROBERT JENSEN TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO THE LOUISIANA GOVERNMENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Members of the Council of the Town of Dubach, realizing the need for the Town to purchase and understanding that the Town does not have funds available to pay for the improvements needed to existing water system. HEREBY authorizes Mayor Jensen to submit an application to the LGAP in the amount of $35,000. Pending the approval of the application. The Town will purchase an Aeration system and necessary equipment to upgrade.
Motion to adopt this resolution made by Robert Colvin, Seconded by Ruby Key. The resolution was adopted by the following vote:
YEAS: Ruby Key, Monique Roberts, Evelyn Graham, Robert Colvin, Donna Lewis
NAYS: None
ABSENT: None
And this resolution was declared adopted on this the 20th day of January of 2015.
Pamela Delp, Clerk Robert Jensen, Mayor
RESOLUTION 346
RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN OF DUBACH, LA APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE CABLE FRANCHISE
A Resolution to approve the transfer of Franchise agreement to Franchisee and Media 3, and Franchise Authority shall not amend or otherwise alter this Resolution without the consent of Franchisee and Media 3.
Motion to adopt by Evelyn Graham, Seconded by Ruby Key. The resolution was adopted by the following vote:
YEAS: Ruby Key, Monique Roberts, Evelyn Graham, Robert Colvin, Donna Lewis
NAYS: None
ABSENT: None
This Resolution was passed, adopted and approved this 20th day of January of 2015.
Pamela Delp, Clerk Robert Jensen, Mayor
RESOLUTION 347
A RESOLUTION TO THE STATE OF LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS OR DOCUMENTS AS RELATED TO THE DOWNTOWN SIDEWALK PROJECT, PHASE 1, AND ACKNOWLEDGE FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE REQUIRED LOCAL ADMINISTRATION AND TESTING, MANAGING AND MAINTAINING THE PROJECT, AND FOR ANY LEGAL LIABILITY INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE PROJECT.
BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF DUBACH does hereby authorize the Mayor to sign any contract or documents as related to the Downtown Sidewalk Project, Phase 1, and acknowledge full responsibility for the required local match, for design engineering, construction administration and test, managing and maintaining the project, and for any legal liability incurred as a result of the project.
Motion by Robert Colvin to adopt the resolution, Seconded by Donna Lewis.
The resolution was adopted by the following vote:
YEAS: Ruby Key, Monique Roberts, Evelyn Graham, Robert Colvin, Donna Lewis
NAYS: None
ABSENT: None
This Resolution was declared adopted on this 20th day of January of 2015.
Pamela Delp, Clerk Robert Jensen, Mayor
Ruby Key addressed the council regarding the upcoming LMA conference.
Motion by Monique Roberts, Seconded by Evelyn Graham to approve minutes. Motion carries.
Motion by Donna Lewis to adjourn, seconded by Robert Colvin. Motion carried.
Next scheduled Town Meeting will be held February 17 at 6:30 at Town Hall.
Pamela Delp, Clerk Robert Jensen, Mayor
1td: January 26, 2015

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