MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF CONSOLIDATED GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 1 OF TANGIPAHOA PARISH, STATE OF LOUISIANA, HELD ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2019, AT 11:00 A.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, LOUIS “NICK” JOSEPH, JOEY MAYEAUX, H.G. “BUDDY” RIDGEL, DAVID VIAL, LIONELL WELLS                                                        

ABSENT:  JAMES BAILEY, 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 December 11, 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, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 

NAYS:             None 

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        3 (Bailey, Cortez, Lavine)

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Vial to approve the drainage plans for Hibiscus Villas as presented by Clay Barrilleaux contingent upon the District’s receipt of the approved U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Permit prior to any construction activities.  Roll call vote was as follows:

 

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

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None


ABSENT:        3 (Bailey, Cortez, Lavine)

 

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No report from Spangler Engineering.

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Wells to adopt Resolution No. 121819* hereby changing the Group Insurance Plan for Retirees.  Roll call vote was as follows:

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

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        3 (Bailey, Cortez, Lavine)

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Vial and seconded by Mr. Wells to adopt Resolution No. 121819A** hereby approving signatories for First Bank and Trust.  Roll call vote was as follows:

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

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None


ABSENT:        3 (Bailey, Cortez, Lavine)

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Vial to pay Board Members, Mr. James Bailey and Mr. Harry Lavine, their monthly compensation for the month of December, as per Resolution No. 070611, due to medical reasons.  Roll call vote was as follows:

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

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None
 
ABSENT:        3 (Bailey, Cortez, Lavine)

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Mayeaux to place on the Agenda by unanimous vote, entering into an agreement with Milliman for the OPEB valuations to satisfy the GASB75 Audit.  Roll call vote was as follows:


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


NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        3 (Bailey, Cortez, Lavine)

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Vial to approve entering into the Milliman agreement for the GASB75 Audit, in the amount of $3,500.00.  Roll call vote was as follows:

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


NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None


ABSENT:        3 (Bailey, Cortez, Lavine)

 

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In his report, the Administrator presented the Master To Do List and the Permit and Progress Report and also the November Financial Report.  He informed the Board that long-time employee Louis Addison’s funeral was this week.  A motion was made by Mr. Vial and seconded by Mr. Wells to approve the Administrator’s Report.  Roll call vote was as follows:

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

NAYS:             None


NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:         3 (Bailey, Cortez, Lavine)

 

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In Personnel, a motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Wells to approve the 1-year evaluation for an employee presented by the Administrator, and to grant the corresponding pay raise on the employee’s respective anniversary date.  Roll call vote was as follows:

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


NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        3 (Bailey, Cortez, Lavine)

 

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In Legal Matters, a motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Wells to enter into Executive Session.  Roll call vote was as follows:


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

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        3 (Bailey, Cortez, Lavine)

 

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A motion was made by Mr. Bruno and seconded by Mr. Vial to end the Executive Session and reconvene the Regular Meeting.  Roll call vote was as follows:

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

NAYS:             None


NOT VOTING:  None


ABSENT:        3 (Bailey, Cortez, Lavine)



No action was taken in Executive Session.

 

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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






 MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF CONSOLIDATED GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 1 OF TANGIPAHOA PARISH, STATE OF LOUISIANA, HELD ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 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, DAVID VIAL, LIONELL WELLS                                                        

ABSENT:  JAMES BAILEY, 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 November 25, 2019, and that they be dispensed and published in the Official Journal of the District as record.  Roll call vote was as follows:
 
YEAS:             7 (Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 

NAYS:             None


NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        2 (Bailey, 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 November 2019.  Roll call vote was as follows:


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


NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        2 (Bailey, Lavine)

                                              

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A motion was made by Mr. Wells and seconded by Mr. Cortez to adopt Resolution No. 121119* accepting the Annual Budget** for 2020.  Roll call vote was as follows:

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

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        2 (Bailey, Lavine)

 

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No report from Spangler Engineering.

 

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 A motion was made by Mr. Wells and seconded by Mr. Vial to adopt the Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Plan of the Agreed Upon Procedures – Policies and Procedures Manual.  Roll call vote was as follows:

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

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:        2 (Bailey, 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 next Board Meeting will be on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 11 a.m.  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:             7 (Bruno, Cortez, Joseph, Mayeaux, Ridgel, Vial, Wells)                 

NAYS:             None

NOT VOTING:  None

ABSENT:         2 (Bailey, Lavine)

 

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In Commissioners’ Privileges, Mr. Joseph presented Mr. Bobby Cortez a Service Award for 24 years of service and dedication to this Board and his constituents.

 

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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

 

Consolidated Gravity

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