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, JULY 24, 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:

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

ABSENT:  HARRY LAVINE

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Vial and seconded by Mr. Mayeaux to adopt the minutes of the Regular Meeting dated July 10, 2019, and that they be dispensed and published in the Official Journal of the District as record.  Roll call vote was as follows:

YEAS:             8 (Bailey, Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 


NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        1 (Lavine)

 

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Mr. Clay Barrilleaux presented the drainage plans for Camdon Trace Villas.  Numerous residents spoke in opposition to this development citing existing problems with flooding in the area.  After much discussion, a motion was made by Mr. Vial and seconded by Mr. Bruno to approve the drainage plans for Camdon Trace Villas as presented by Mr. Clay Barrilleaux, contingent upon the receipt of the approved U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jurisdictional Determination.  Roll call vote was as follows:

YEAS:             6 (Bailey, Bruno, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial)                 

NAYS:             1 (Cortez)

NOT VOTING:  1 (Wells)

ABSENT:        1 (Lavine)

                                              

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Mr. Chuck Spangler of Spangler Engineering presented a Change Order and Final Acceptance on Canal Improvements [FY2018] & Tree Removal Project.  A motion was made by Mr. Vial and seconded by Mr. Bailey to place on the Agenda, by unanimous vote, Change Order No. Four (4) and the Final Acceptance of the Canal Improvements [FY2018] & Tree Removal Project.  Roll call vote was as follows:

YEAS:             7 (Bailey, Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial)                 


NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  1 (Wells)


ABSENT:        1 (Lavine)

                                              

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A motion was made by Mr. Vial and seconded by Mr. Bailey to approve Change Order No. Four (4) on the Canal Improvements [FY2018] & Tree Removal Project in the amount of $86,206.75 representing a decrease in the contact price.  Roll call vote was as follows:
 
YEAS:             8 (Bailey, Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial)                 
 
NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        1 (Bailey)

                                              

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A motion was made by Mr. Vial and seconded by Mr. Mayeaux to approve the Final Acceptance and Notice by Owner of Acceptance of Work on Canal Improvements [FY2018] & Tree Removal Project.  Roll call vote was as follows:
 

YEAS:             8 (Bailey, Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:         1 (Lavine)
 

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A motion was made by Mr. Vial and seconded by Mr. Bailey to place on the Agenda, by unanimous vote, drainage issues in Greenleaf Subdivision.  Roll call vote was as follows:

YEAS:             8 (Bailey, Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        1 (Lavine)

                                              

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After hearing from several residents of Greenleaf Subdivision, a motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Vial to send a letter to Tangipahoa Parish Government asking them to look into addressing this issue and placing road-side ditches in Greenleaf Subdivision.  This information will be sent to all residents in Phase 1 and 2 of Greenleaf Subdivision.  Roll call vote was as follows:

YEAS:             8 (Bailey, Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None
 
ABSENT:        1 (Lavine)

                                              

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 There was no Administrator’s Report.

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