Consolidated Gravity

Drainage District #1

​MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF CONSOLIDATED GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 1 OF TANGIPAHOA PARISH, STATE OF LOUISIANA, HELD ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2020, AT 5:00 P.M., AT THE DOMICILE OF THE DRAINAGE DISTRICT LOCATED AT 48571 HIGHWAY 51 NORTH, TICKFAW, LOUISIANA.

 

The Board of Commissioners of Consolidated Gravity Drainage District No. 1 of Tangipahoa Parish, State of Louisiana, met on the above date in Regular Session and was called to order by the Vice-President, Mr. Joey Mayeaux, with the following members present:

CARLO S. BRUNO, KIM COATES, BRIGETTE D. HYDE, JOHN G. INGRAFFIA, LOUIS “NICK” JOSEPH, JOEY MAYEAUX, H.G. “BUDDY” RIDGEL, DAVID VIAL

ABSENT:  LIONELL WELLS

 



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A motion was made by Mr. Vial and seconded by Mr. Joseph to adopt the minutes of the Regular Meeting dated September 30, 2020, and that they be dispensed and published in the Official Journal of the District as record.  Roll call vote was as follows:


YEAS:             8 (Bruno, Coates, Hyde, Ingraffia, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial)                 


NAYS:             None


NOT VOTING:  None


ABSENT:        1 (Wells)

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Joseph and seconded by Ms. Hyde to accept the Finance Committee Report and pay all presented expenditures for the month of September 2020.  Roll call vote was as follows:

YEAS:             8 (Bruno, Coates, Hyde, Ingraffia, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial)                 


NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        1 (Wells)

 

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Chuck Spangler of Spangler Engineering reported that the Canal Maintenance [FY2020] Project is making good progress.  He presented the information on the Jefferson Cort Study for review and stated it will be further discussed at the next meeting.

 

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In his report, the Administrator presented the Master To Do List and the Permit and Progress Report.  He informed the Board that it is the time of year to receive quotes for 2021 on General Liability Insurance, Workers’ Compensation Insurance and Off-Road Diesel.  The administrator recommended entering into an agreement with Milliman in the amount of $3,750.00 for the OPEB valuations to satisfy the GASB 75 Audit.  He also reminded the Board that the November 9th and November 23rd Meetings will be held in Amite at 4 p.m. prior to the Tangipahoa Parish Council Meetings.  A motion was made by Mr. Vial and seconded by Ms. Hyde to approve the Administrator’s Report.  Roll call vote was as follows:

YEAS:             8 (Bruno, Coates, Hyde, Ingraffia, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial)                 

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        1 (Wells)

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Vial to place on the Agenda, by unanimous vote, procuring quotes from existing vendors on General Liability Insurance and Workers’ Compensation Insurance for 2021 and to request quotes on Off-Road Diesel for 2021.  Roll call was as follows:

YEAS:             8 (Bruno, Coates, Hyde, Ingraffia, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial)                 

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        1 (Wells)

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Vial to procure quotes from existing vendors on General Liability Insurance and Workers’ Compensation Insurance for 2021 and to request quotes on Off-Road Diesel for 2021.  Roll call was as follows:

YEAS:             8 (Bruno, Coates, Hyde, Ingraffia, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial)                 

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        1 (Wells)

 

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In Legal Matters, the Board Attorney stated the process to move forward with the legal action against the residents that cannot be contacted who are obstructing drainage.  

 

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With no further business appearing, on motion by Mr. Joseph and seconded by Mr. Vial, the Commissioners of CGDD1 adjourned.

                                 





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           Stanan Capdeboscq                                                                                             Lionell Wells 
           Secretary-Treasurer                                                                                                President
Consolidated Gravity Drainage                                                                          Consolidated Gravity Drainage
                District No. 1                                                                                                    District No. 1
           Tangipahoa Parish                                                                                           Tangipahoa Parish