MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF CONSOLIDATED GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 1 OF TANGIPAHOA PARISH, STATE OF LOUISIANA, HELD ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 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:

CARLO S. BRUNO, BOBBY CORTEZ, LOUIS “NICK” JOSEPH, JOEY MAYEAUX, H.G. “BUDDY” RIDGEL, LIONELL WELLS                                                  
ABSENT:  JAMES BAILEY. HARRY LAVINE, DAVID VIAL

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A motion was made by Mr. Wells and seconded by Mr. Mayeaux to adopt the minutes of the Regular Meeting dated June 12, 2019, and that they be dispensed and published in the Official Journal of the District as record.  Roll call vote was as follows:

 YEAS:              6 (Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Wells)                 
NAYS:               None
NOT VOTING:  None
ABSENT:          3 (Bailey, Lavine, Vial)


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A motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Ridgel to approve the Drainage Plans of CSL, LLC Campground as presented by McLin Taylor, Inc.  Roll call was as follows:
YEAS:               6 (Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Wells)                 
NAYS:               None
NOT VOTING:  None
ABSENT:          3 (Bailey, Lavine, Vial)
                                             
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Mr. Jay Pittman of Spangler Engineering informed the Board that the Canal Improvements [FY2018] & Tree Removal Project is nearing completion.
                                            

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A motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Wells to pay Board Members, Mr. James Bailey and Mr. Harry Lavine, their monthly compensation for the month of June as per Resolution No. 070611, due to medical reasons.  Roll call vote was as follows:
YEAS:               6 (Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Wells)                 
NAYS:               None
NOT VOTING:  None
ABSENT:           3 (Bailey, Lavine, Vial)

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A motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Cortez to adopt the Revised Ethics Policy of the Agreed Upon Procedures Manual.  Roll Call was as follows:
YEAS:               6 (Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Wells)                 
NAYS:               None
NOT VOTING:  None
ABSENT:          3 (Bailey, Lavine, Vial)
                                           
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In his report, the Administrator presented the May Financial Report and the Master To Do List and the Permit and Progress Report.  A motion was made by Mr. Wells and seconded by Mr. Bruno to approve the Administrator’s Report.  Roll call vote was as follows:
YEAS:               6 (Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Wells)                  
NAYS:               None
NOT VOTING:  None
ABSENT:          3 (Bailey, Mayeaux, Vial)
                                             
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A motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Wells to approve employee evaluations presented by the Administrator, and to grant corresponding pay raises beginning with the pay period July 1, 2019.  Roll call vote was as follows:
YEAS:               6 (Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Wells)                 
NAYS:               None
NOT VOTING:  None
ABSENT:          3 (Bailey, Mayeaux, Vial)
                                          
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A motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Wells to continue the employer 3% match to the Louisiana Deferred Compensation Plan.  The employer match will continue to be evaluated yearly.  Roll call vote was as follows:
YEAS:               6 (Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Wells)                 
NAYS:               None
NOT VOTING:  None
ABSENT:          3 (Bailey, Mayeaux, Vial)

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A motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Wells to adopt the Ethics Policy to become part of the Personnel Policy Manual.  Roll call vote was as follows:
YEAS:               6 (Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Wells)                 
NAYS:               None
NOT VOTING:  None
ABSENT:          3 (Bailey, Mayeaux, Vial)

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A motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Wells to adopt the Harassment Policy to become part of the Personnel Policy Manual.  Roll call vote was as follows:
YEAS:               6 (Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Wells)                  
NAYS:               None
NOT VOTING:  None
ABSENT:          3 (Bailey, Mayeaux, Vial)

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With no further business appearing, on motion by Mr. Wells and seconded by Mr. Cortez, 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

 

 

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