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, NOVEMBER 13, 2019, 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 President, Mr. Louis “Nick” Joseph, with the following members present:
 
LOUIS “NICK” JOSEPH, JOEY MAYEAUX, H.G. “BUDDY” RIDGEL, DAVID VIAL, LIONELL WELLS                                                      
ABSENT:  JAMES BAILEY, CARLO S. BRUNO, BOBBY CORTEZ, HARRY LAVINE

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Vial and seconded by Mr. Wells to adopt the minutes of the Regular Meeting dated October 30, 2019, and that they be dispensed and published in the Official Journal of the District as record.  Roll call vote was as follows:

YEAS:             5 (Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        4 (Bailey, Bruno, Cortez, Lavine)

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Wells and seconded by Mr. Vial to accept the Finance Committee Report and to pay all presented expenditures for the month of October 2019.  Roll call vote was as follows:
 
YEAS:             5 (Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        4 (Bailey, Bruno, Cortez, Lavine)

                                              

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Mr. Chuck Spangler of Spangler Engineering recommended not proceeding with the Yellow Water River Project because data collected does not justify a new project.

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Vial and seconded by Mr. Wells to notify the public that the 2020 Proposed Budget* will be on file for public review.  The Board will meet in Regular Session, December 11, 2019, to discuss and adopt the 2020 Annual Budget.  Roll call vote was as follows:

 
YEAS:             5 (Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 


NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        4 (Bailey, Bruno, Cortez, Lavine)

 

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*Refer to Pages 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

 

The following agencies submitted proposals for consideration to act as the Fiscal Agency for the years 2020 – 2021:

 

                                              First Bank and Trust

                                              First Guaranty Bank

                                              Gulf Coast Bank & Trust

                                              Hancock Whitney Bank

                                              Investar Bank

                                              The First

 

A motion was made by Mr. Wells and seconded by Mr. Vial to approve the services of First Bank and Trust for Fiscal Agency for the years 2020 – 2021.  Roll call vote was as follows:

YEAS:             5 (Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        4 (Bailey, Bruno, Cortez, Lavine)

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Wells and seconded by Mr. Vial to award the Bid for Off Road Diesel to Pure Oil Company for the year 2020.  Roll call vote was as follows:


YEAS:             5 (Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        4 (Bailey, Bruno, Cortez, Lavine)

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Vial and seconded by Mr. Wells to award the General Liability Insurance to Stiel Insurance Services for 2020.  Roll call vote was as follows:

YEAS:             5 (Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        4 (Bailey, Bruno, Cortez, Lavine)

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Vial and seconded by Mr. Mayeaux to award the contract for Workers’ Compensation Insurance to Accident Fund through Blumberg & Associates, Inc. for 2020.  Roll call vote was as follows:


YEAS:             5 (Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        4 (Bailey, Bruno, Cortez, Lavine)

 

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In his report, the Administrator presented the Master To Do List and the Permit and Progress Report.  He reminded the Board that the Board Meeting on Monday, November 25, 2019 will be at 4 p.m. at the Tangipahoa Parish Government Building in Amite. 

A motion was made by Mr. Wells and seconded by Mr. Vial to approve the Administrator’s Report.  Roll call vote was as follows:

YEAS:             5 (Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:         4 (Bailey, Bruno, Cortez, Lavine)

 

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With no further business appearing, on motion by Mr. Wells and seconded by Mr. Ridgel, the Commissioners of CGDD1 adjourned.
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           Stanan Capdeboscq                                                                                   Louis “Nick” Joseph
           Secretary-Treasurer                                                                                           President
Consolidated Gravity Drainage                                                                        Consolidated Gravity Drainage
                District No. 1                                                                                                 District No. 1
           Tangipahoa Parish                                                                                        Tangipahoa Parish