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, SEPTEMBER 27, 2017, 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. David Vial, with the following members present:
 CARLO S. BRUNO, BOBBY CORTEZ, LOUIS JOSEPH, HARRY LAVINE, JOEY MAYEAUX, H.G. “BUDDY” RIDGEL, DAVID VIAL, LIONELL WELLS
ABSENT:  JAMES BAILEY

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Wells and seconded by Mr. Joseph to adopt the minutes of the Regular Meeting dated September 13, 2017, 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, Cortez, Joseph, Lavine, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 
 NAYS:             None
 NOT VOTING:  None
 ABSENT:        1 (Bailey)

                                                                             

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A motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Joseph to approve the Amendment to Servitude presented by Clay Barrilleaux reducing the 100 feet servitude to 35 feet on each side of Lateral W-1:L-7.  Roll call vote was as follows:
 YEAS:              7 (Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Lavine, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 
 NAYS:             1 (Mayeaux)
 NOT VOTING:  None
 ABSENT:        1 (Bailey)

 

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Mr. Clay Barrilleaux presented Drainage Plans for Morgan Creek Townhomes.  D. Warnell, T. Stout, J. Baham, D. Barron, F. Neelus, C. Gunderson and Greg Fell of Natural Resource Professionals, spoke in opposition to Morgan Creek Townhomes.  P. Hutches supported the approval of Morgan Creek Townhomes.  After much discussion, a motion was made by Mr. Wells and seconded by Mr. Joseph to approve the Drainage Plans for Morgan Creek Townhomes.  Roll call vote was as follows:
 YEAS:              5 (Bruno, Joseph, Lavine, Vial, Wells)                 
 NAYS:             3 (Cortez, Mayeaux, Ridgel)
 NOT VOTING:  None
 ABSENT:        1 (Bailey)

 

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Mr. Chuck Spangler of Spangler Engineering updated the Board on the status of Arnold’s Creek and Canal Improvement [FY2017] Projects. 

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Joseph to approve Change Order No. Two (2) on Canal Improvements [FY2017] in the amount of $41,665.25 to Chem Spray South, Inc.  Roll call vote was as follows:
 YEAS:             8 (Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Lavine, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 
 NAYS:             None
 NOT VOTING:  None
 ABSENT:        1 (Bailey)

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Mayeaux to place on the Agenda, by unanimous vote, approving the installation of a flapper valve in Green Acres Subdivision.  Roll call vote was as follows:
 YEAS:             8 (Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Lavine, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 
 NAYS:             None
 NOT VOTING:  None
 ABSENT:        1 (Bailey)

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Joseph and seconded by Mr. Wells to approve installing a flapper valve in Green Acres Subdivision.  Roll call vote was as follows:
 YEAS:             8 (Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Lavine, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 
 NAYS:             None
 NOT VOTING:  None
 ABSENT:        1 (Bailey)

 

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In his report, the Administrator reported that more correspondence was received pertaining to the Interstate Design Resolution and that a Safety Meeting will be held on Friday, September 29, 2017.  He informed the Board that it was the time of year to receive quotes for the services of General Liability Insurance, Worker’s Compensation Insurance and Off-Road Diesel.  The Board approved procuring quotes from existing vendors on General Liability Insurance and Worker’s Compensation Insurance.  Quote packages will be sent out on Off-Road Diesel for 2018.   The Fiscal Agency for 2018 and 2019 will be advertised and quote packages sent out.  The Administrator also reviewed the Permit and Progress Report and the Master To Do List.  A motion was made by Mr. Cortez and seconded by Mr. Wells to approve the Administrator’s Report.  Roll call vote was as follows:
YEAS:             8 (Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Lavine, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)
NAYS:             None
NOT VOTING:  None
 ABSENT:        1 (Bailey) 

 

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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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ATTEST:

______________________________                                                      ________________________________
  
             Stanan Capdeboscq                                                                                            David Vial
              Secretary-Treasurer                                                                                            President
      Consolidated Gravity Drainage                                                                   Consolidated Gravity Drainage
                   District  No. 1                                                                                             District No. 1
             Tangipahoa Parish                                                                                      Tangipahoa Parish