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									               WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH COUNCIL
                  REGULAR MEETING – MAY 28, 2009
    WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH COUNCIL/GOVERNMENTAL BUILDING
       880 NORTH ALEXANDER AVENUE, PORT ALLEN, LOUISIANA
                             6:30PM


The Regular Meeting of the West Baton Rouge Parish Council was held on Thursday, May
28, 2009 and called to order. At this time Council Chairman Randal Mouch requested that all
electronic devices be silenced and recognized Keith Washington, Sr., who led everyone in the
pledge of allegiance.

Roll call vote was taken with the following members being present:
Ms. Charlene Gordon, Messrs. Keith K. “Keedy” Washington, Sr., Ricky Loupe, Randal
“Randy” Mouch, Gary “Sprout” Spillman, Phil Porto, Jr., Mrs. Alethea “Lisa” Johnson,
Edward G. “Bob” Robertson

Absent:   Mr. Jeff “Petit” Kershaw

Parish President Riley Berthelot, Jr. was also present.
**********

Director-Department of Utilities Daryl “Turf” Babin was recognized and explained request
for authorization to advertise for various size pipe and fittings for said department for yearly
supply of approximately 177 items used on daily basis.

A motion was made by Mr. Gary Spillman, seconded by Ms. Charlene Gordon to authorize
the Utilities Department to advertise to receive and open bids for yearly supply of various size
pipe and fittings as required on daily basis by said department.

Roll call vote on the motion was recorded as follows:

YEAS:         8 (Ms. Gordon, Messrs. Washington, Loupe, Mouch, Spillman, Porto, Mrs.
Johnson, Mr. Robertson)

NAYS:          0 (None)

ABSENT:        1 (Mr. Kershaw)

As a result of the roll call vote the motion was unanimously adopted by those members
present.
**********

Amendments to the agenda were requested at this time and there were none.
**********

Public comments were requested and Darius Crockett was recognized regarding schedule of
rental fees for the West Baton Rouge Parish Riding Arena for trail ride and rodeo event to be
held on July 25, 2009. Lengthy discussion followed regarding 3 year history of this event,
rental fees/deposits/booking procedure for other recreational facilities, incompleteness of one
concession stand/bathroom addition at the arena, and insurance requirement. Chairman
Mouch thanked Mr. Crockett for presentation.

Clyde G. Robertson was recognized to appeal Council’s May 14, 2009 condemnation of 975
Solomon Street, Port Allen, La. requesting a 45 day extension in order to board-up the
structure until relocated to another site.
**********
At this time the Council returned to public comments and recognized Joel Gordon, Sr., who
requested the following improvements for the Williams & Lee Park:
Fix and/or install new scoreboard;
Upgrade drainage system.

Mr. Gordon requested clarification on baseball field rental and purchase procedure on
adjudicated property acquired by the Parish due to non-payment of taxes.
**********

At this time the Council returned to item 15 (consider planning & zoning commission meeting
minutes, subdivision plats, condemnations and/or variances, and matters related thereto).

A motion was made by Mr. Edward Robertson, seconded by Ms. Charlene Gordon to grant a
60 day extension from today to Clyde G. Robertson as requested for the condemnation site
located at 975 Solomon Street, Port Allen, La. to secure the structure and cut the grass, and
compliance be confirmed upon expiration by District IX Councilman.

Roll call vote on the motion was recorded as follows:

YEAS:        8 (Messrs. Mouch, Spillman, Porto, Mrs. Johnson, Mr. Robertson, Ms.
Gordon, Messrs. Washington, Loupe)

NAYS:         0 (None)

ABSENT:       1 (Mr. Kershaw)

As a result of the roll call vote the motion was unanimously adopted by those members
present.

At this time the Council recognized Mr. Durbin who reviewed paperwork for declaring shed
structure belonging to Mapleane Kirkland Slan et als located at 3985 Choctaw Road, Brusly,
La. as derelict and commencing condemnation process. Mr. Durbin stated that structure is
located almost on property line, and requested condemnation in order to demolish prior to
neighbor constructing new home.

Cleveland Thomas was recognized, stated he owned property, and agreed to cut grass and
install new roof on concrete block shed. Mr. Thomas clarified that Slan mother-in-law, and
estate trustee (Tina Houston) daughter. Mr. Washington stated he was familiar with the both
owners, property, and had requested that Mr. Thomas make presentation tonight regarding
plans for upgrading shed.

A motion was made by Mr. Keith Washington, Sr., seconded by Mr. Phil Porto, Jr. to grant a
90 day extension from today to the Slan estate as requested for the condemnation site located
at 3985 Choctaw Road, Port Allen, La. to secure the structure and cut the grass, and
compliance be confirmed upon expiration by District III Councilman.

Roll call vote on the motion was recorded as follows:

YEAS:        8 (Messrs. Spillman, Porto, Mrs. Johnson, Mr. Robertson, Ms. Gordon,
Messrs. Washington, Loupe, Mouch)

NAYS:         0 (None)

ABSENT:       1 (Mr. Kershaw)

As a result of the roll call vote the motion was unanimously adopted by those members
present.
**********
Chairman Mouch announced that that the Public Hearing was now in order and all interested
persons were invited to appear and be heard regarding adoption of an ordinance to amend
Chapter Administration, Sec. 2-85 Membership. The Council Clerk explained that the
amendment had been requested by the West Baton Rouge Convention & Visitors Bureau due
to membership nominating organizations’ name changes.

No interested citizens appeared either for or against said ordinance. No written protests
opposing the ordinance were received. The Council Chairman at this point declared the
Public Hearing concluded. Said Ordinance No. 30 of 2009 appears elsewhere in these
minutes.
**********

The following ordinance was offered by Mr. Gary Spillman, seconded by Mrs. Alethea
Johnson

                     ORDINANCE NO. 30 OF 2009
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 2 ADMINISTRATION, ARTICLE V.
CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU, SEC. 2-85 MEMBERSHIP

NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the West Baton Rouge Parish Council in legal
session that Chapter 2 Administration, Article V. Convention and Visitors Bureau, Sec. 2-85
Membership of the Compiled Ordinances of the Parish of West Baton Rouge, Louisiana is
amended and re-enacted to read as follows:
Sec. 2-85. Membership.
1.      One member, who represents a parish hotel/motel selected as a nominee submitted by
West Baton Rouge Parish hotel/motels.
3.      One person selected as a nominee submitted by the West Baton Rouge Chamber of
Commerce.
4.      Two persons selected as nominees submitted by West Baton Rouge Parish service
organizations.
(d)     Council Chairman of the West Baton Rouge Parish Council to serve as ex-officio
member. The Council Chairman of the West Baton Rouge Parish Council, or his designate,
shall serve as an ex-officio member of the bureau, but the Council Chairman or his designate
shall have no vote on the bureau unless his vote is necessary in order to resolve a tie.

THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the West Baton Rouge Parish Council, that this
ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after advertisement in the Parish Official
Journal pursuant to Section 2-12 (C) of the Home Rule Charter.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED by the West Baton Rouge Parish
Council, that all other ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby
repealed in their entirety.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED by the Parish Council of the Parish of
West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, that if any provision or item of this ordinance or the
application thereof is held invalid, such invalidity shall not effect other provisions, items or
applications of this ordinance which can be given effect without the invalid provisions, items,
or applications of this ordinance are hereby declared severable.

The foregoing ordinance having been submitted to a vote was adopted by the following yea or
nay on roll call vote:

YEAS:        8 (Ms. Gordon, Messrs. Washington, Loupe, Mouch, Spillman, Porto, Mrs.
Johnson, Messrs. Robertson)

NAYS:          0 (None)
ABSENT:        1 (Mr. Kershaw)

WHEREUPON the ordinance was declared adopted on the 28th day of May, 2009.

ATTEST:



________________________________
/s/Sharon Zito, Council Clerk

                                       CERTIFICATE

I, Sharon Zito, hereby certify that I am the duly qualified Council Clerk of the West Baton
Rouge Parish Council.

I further certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of an ordinance
adopted by the West Baton Rouge Parish Council in regular session on the 28th day of May,
2009.

I further certify that the above and foregoing ordinance was submitted to the Parish President
at 9:10 o’clock AM on the 29th day of May, 2009.



___________________________
/s/Sharon Zito, Council Clerk

                           PRESIDENT’S APPROVAL OR VETO

I, Riley Berthelot, Jr., Parish President, West Baton Rouge Parish, State of Louisiana, hereby
approve the foregoing ordinance on the 29th day of May, 2009.



____________________________________
/s/Riley Berthelot, Jr., Parish President

                         COUNCIL CLERK’S RETURN RECEIPT

I certify that the above and foregoing ordinance was returned from the Parish President at
10:20 o’clock AM on the 29th day of May, 2009.



______________________________
/s/Sharon Zito, Council Clerk
**********

Chairman Mouch announced that that the Public Hearing was now in order and all interested
persons were invited to appear and be heard regarding adoption of an ordinance to amend
Chapter 2 Administration, Sec. 2-55 Expenses for sales tax and utility department employees
(c) travel expenses. Finance Director Phillip Bourgoyne was recognized and explained the
amendment will cover all officials and employees of the Parish under this sales tax section of
the ordinances. Mr. Bourgoyne explained that this amendment would increase current
mileage rate from $.34 cents to state rate of $.52 cents, and be automatically adjusted every
January 1st to mirror the state mileage rate set the previous July 1st.
No interested citizens appeared either for or against said ordinance. No written protests
opposing the ordinance were received. The Council Chairman at this point declared the
Public Hearing concluded. Said Ordinance No. 31 of 2009 appears elsewhere in these
minutes.
**********

The following ordinance was offered by Mr. Ricky Loupe, seconded by Mr. Gary Spillman

                       ORDINANCE NO. 31 OF 2009
AN ORDINANCE AMEND CHAPTER 2 ADMINISTRIATION, SEC. 2-55 EXPENSES
FOR SALES TAX AND UTILITY DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES, (C) TRAVEL
EXPENSES TO BE PAID AT THE RATE SET YEARLY BY THE LOUISIANA DIVISION
OF ADMINISTRATION AND BE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1 OF EACH CALENDAR
YEAR

NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the West Baton Rouge Parish Council in legal
session that Chapter 2 Administration, Sec. 2-55. Expenses for sales tax and utility
department employees (c) Travel expenses is amended and re-enacted to read as follows:
(c) Travel expenses. All employees of the parish departments not otherwise compensated
shall be compensated for their travel expenses by a lump sum monthly payment to be paid at
the rate set yearly by the Louisiana Division of Administration and be effective January 1 of
each calendar year with Council approval for all mileage incurred by them in the carrying out
of any and all duties that may be required in administering the affairs of the above-named
departments.

THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the West Baton Rouge Parish Council, that this
ordinance shall become effective upon the Parish President’s signature pursuant to Section 2-
12 (C) of the Home Rule Charter.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED by the West Baton Rouge Parish
Council, that all other ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby
repealed in their entirety.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED by the Parish Council of the Parish of
West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, that if any provision or item of this ordinance or the
application thereof is held invalid, such invalidity shall not effect other provisions, items or
applications of this ordinance which can be given effect without the invalid provisions, items,
or applications of this ordinance are hereby declared severable.

The foregoing ordinance having been submitted to a vote was adopted by the following yea or
nay on roll call vote:

YEAS:        8 (Messrs. Washington, Loupe, Mouch, Spillman, Porto, Mrs. Johnson, Mr.
Robertson, Ms. Gordon)

NAYS:          0 (None)

ABSENT:        1 (Mr. Kershaw)

WHEREUPON the ordinance was declared adopted on the 28th day of May, 2009.

ATTEST:



________________________________
/s/Sharon Zito, Council Clerk
                                       CERTIFICATE

I, Sharon Zito, hereby certify that I am the duly qualified Council Clerk of the West Baton
Rouge Parish Council.

I further certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of an ordinance
adopted by the West Baton Rouge Parish Council in regular session on the 28th day of May,
2009.

I further certify that the above and foregoing ordinance was submitted to the Parish President
at 9:10 o’clock AM on the 29th day of May, 2009.



___________________________
/s/Sharon Zito, Council Clerk

                           PRESIDENT’S APPROVAL OR VETO

I, Riley Berthelot, Jr., Parish President, West Baton Rouge Parish, State of Louisiana, hereby
approve the foregoing ordinance on the 29th day of May, 2009.



____________________________________
/s/Riley Berthelot, Jr., Parish President

                         COUNCIL CLERK’S RETURN RECEIPT

I certify that the above and foregoing ordinance was returned from the Parish President at
10:20 o’clock AM on the 29th day of May, 2009.



______________________________
/s/Sharon Zito, Council Clerk
**********

Chairman Mouch announced that that the Public Hearing was now in order and all interested
persons were invited to appear and be heard regarding adoption of an ordinance to amend
Appendix A Purchase/donation of real property and further authorizing the Parish President to
sign necessary documentation for lease of property as described and according to terms
therein to Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality to install air-monitoring device.
Mr. Berthelot clarified terms of the lease were an in-kind service in which DEQ bears
responsibility for cost of utilities and relocating air-monitoring station on Parish’s well site
near Hunter’s Run. The Parish Attorney explained that the section of property to be leased
measures only 40 feet by 34 feet.

No interested citizens appeared either for or against said ordinance. No written protests
opposing the ordinance were received. The Council Chairman at this point declared the
Public Hearing concluded. Said Ordinance No. 36 of 2009 appears elsewhere in these
minutes.
**********

The following ordinance was offered by Mr. Gary Spillman, seconded by Mrs. Alethea
Johnson

                             ORDINANCE NO. 36 OF 2009
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COMPILED ORDINANCES, PARISH OF WEST
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, AMENDING APPENDIX A. PURCHASE/DONATION
OF REAL PROPERTY AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING THE PARISH PRESIDENT TO
SIGN NECESSARY DOCUMENTATION FOR LEASE OF PROPERTY AS DESCRIBED
AND ACCORDING TO TERMS THEREIN TO LA. DEPT. OF ENVIRONMENTAL
QUALITY TO INSTALL AIR MONITORING DEVICE

NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the West Baton Rouge Parish Council, in legal
session, that Appendix A. Purchase/Donation of Real Property in the Compiled Ordinances of
the Parish of West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is amended and re-enacted to read as follows:
        Appendix A. Lease of property as described below and for the consideration and upon
the terms and conditions hereinafter expressed, for a period of FIVE (5) years commencing
May 1, 2009, and ending April 30, 2014, a portion of the following described property to
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality to install air monitoring device:

       A 1.00 Acre Tract being a portion of Monte Vista Farms and being located in
       Section 50, Township 6 South, Range 12 East, West Baton Rouge Parish,
       Louisiana, and being more particularly described as follows:

       From a concrete monument at the intersection of the common property line
       between Belair Plantation and Monte Vista Farms and the westerly right-of-
       way of Louisiana Highway No. 1, run South 71°25’ West along said common
       property line for a distance of 400 feet to a point; thence South 18°35’ East a
       distance of 75 feet to a ¾-inch iron pipe and the point of beginning; Thence
       continue South 18°35’ East a distance of 150 feet to a ¾-inch iron pipe and
       corner; Thence South 71°25’ West a distance of 290.40 feet to a ¾-inch iron
       pipe and corner; Thence North 18°35’ West a distance of 150 feet to a ¾-inch
       iron pipe and corner; Thence North 71°25’ East a distance of 290.40 feet to a
       ¾-inch iron pipe and the point of beginning; Said tract contains an area of 1.00
       acre, all as shown on a map by Brown & Butler, Consulting Engineers, dated
       November 1, 1977, and titled “Map Showing Survey of a 1.00 Acre Tract,
       Being a Portion of Monte Vista Farms and Being Located in Section 50,
       Township 6 North, Range 12 East, West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.”

       The physical address of the property subject to the lease is 1005 Northwest
       Drive, Port Allen, Louisiana. Lessee will use approximately 1360 square feet
       (40 ft. x 34 ft.) in the southern part of the described property, with the exact
       location as agreed upon by Lessor and Lessee. The leased space will be used
       by the Lessee as an ambient air monitoring site to be know as the Port Allen
       Air Monitoring Site.

THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the West Baton Rouge Parish Council, that this
ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after advertisement in the Parish Official
Journal pursuant to Section 2-12 (C) of the Home Rule Charter.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED by the West Baton Rouge Parish
Council, that all other ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby
repealed in their entirety.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED by the Parish Council of the Parish of
West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, that if any provision or item of this ordinance or the
application thereof is held invalid, such invalidity shall not effect other provisions, items or
applications of this ordinance which can be given effect without the invalid provisions, items,
or applications of this ordinance are hereby declared severable.

The foregoing ordinance having been submitted to a vote was adopted by the following yea or
nay on roll call vote:
YEAS:        8 (Messrs. Loupe, Mouch, Spillman, Porto, Mrs. Johnson, Mr. Robertson, Ms.
Gordon, Mr. Washington)

NAYS:          0 (None)

ABSENT:        1 (Mr. Kershaw)

WHEREUPON the ordinance was declared adopted on the 28th day of May, 2009.

ATTEST:



________________________________
/s/Sharon Zito, Council Clerk

                                       CERTIFICATE

I, Sharon Zito, hereby certify that I am the duly qualified Council Clerk of the West Baton
Rouge Parish Council.

I further certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of an ordinance
adopted by the West Baton Rouge Parish Council in regular session on the 28th day of May,
2009.

I further certify that the above and foregoing ordinance was submitted to the Parish President
at 9:10 o’clock AM on the 29th day of May, 2009.



___________________________
/s/Sharon Zito, Council Clerk

                           PRESIDENT’S APPROVAL OR VETO

I, Riley Berthelot, Jr., Parish President, West Baton Rouge Parish, State of Louisiana, hereby
approve the foregoing ordinance on the 29th day of May, 2009.



____________________________________
/s/Riley Berthelot, Jr., Parish President

                          COUNCIL CLERK’S RETURN RECEIPT

I certify that the above and foregoing ordinance was returned from the Parish President at
10:20 o’clock AM on the 29th day of May, 2009.



______________________________
/s/Sharon Zito, Council Clerk
**********

The Clerk read excerpt from the letter bid submitted by The West Side Journal requesting
designation as the “official journal” for yearly period from July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010. The
Clerk clarified that the $6.00 charge per legal square for publication of minutes and special
elections remains the same, but $6.00 charge per column inch for public notice display
advertising increased from $5.90 per column inch.

A motion was made by Mr. Keith Washington, Sr., seconded by Mr. Ricky Loupe to
designate The West Side Journal as the Parish Official Journal for the period July 1, 2009
through June 30, 2010.

Roll call vote on the motion was recorded as follows:

YEAS:       8 (Mr. Porto, Mrs. Johnson, Mr. Robertson, Ms. Gordon, Messrs. Washington,
Loupe, Mouch, Spillman)

NAYS:          0 (None)

ABSENT:        1 (Mr. Kershaw)

As a result of the roll call vote the motion was unanimously adopted by those members
present.
**********

Utilities Director Daryl Babin was recognized under item 10 (consider status report, change
order and/or other matter as required on current projects) and stated that site visit has been
scheduled for Friday on the Erwinville Sewer Project, which should be completed within the
next month. Mr. Babin stated that Maple Street failures were being patched during this third
phase of the project. Mrs. Johnson requested constituents contact her by cell phone due to
home phone outage over past 2 weeks.

Mr. Berthelot provided the following information on current projects:
Most of the 9 generators ordered had been installed at various facilities;
Forming-up work begun for the concession stand at the Riding Arena.

Executive Assistant Jason Manola was recognized, presented and explained Stratos Elevator,
Inc.’s request for 30 day extension to complete the project to modernize the elevator at the
Courthouse.

A motion was made by Mr. Phil Porto, Jr., seconded by Mrs. Alethea Johnson to approve the
30 day extension on the notice to proceed to complete the project to modernize the elevator at
the WBR Parish Courthouse (Stratos Elevator, Inc.) as recommended by administration, and
authorizing the Parish President to execute same.

Roll call vote on the motion was recorded as follows:

YEAS:        8 (Mrs. Johnson, Mr. Robertson, Ms. Gordon, Messrs. Washington, Loupe,
Mouch, Spillman, Porto)

NAYS:          0 (None)

ABSENT:        1 (Mr. Kershaw)

As a result of the roll call vote the motion was unanimously adopted by those members
present.
**********

Riley Berthelot, Jr. was recognized under Parish President’s Report regarding the following:
Animal Control Committee meetings on vicious animal ordinance draft;
Meeting with Congressman Cassidy, Barton Rogers, and Pointe Coupee representatives
regarding funding for Upper Terrebonne Basin Project (formerly known as Atchafalaya East
Watershed Project);
Recent summit meeting held regarding building code changes;
Police Jury Association of Louisiana Legislative Day.

Discussed status of recent drainage projects including the Port Allen Canal drainage project
south of the interstate to aid residents of the Roseland Trace and Rosedale Road area through
the Natural Resources Conservation Service and USDA.

Discussion held on status of railroad crossing improvements and possibility of crossing being
inspected through the Louisiana Public Service Commission.
**********

At this time Randal Mouch was recognized under Council Chairman’s Report and requested
that the members sign the card and reimburse Bernadette $6.00 each for flowers sent to Agnes
Anderson in the hospital. Mrs. Johnson reported that Mrs. Anderson has moved to rehab
facility adjacent to the hospital.

Mr. Mouch also requested keeping Louis Mouch in prayers as he recently suffered an accident
and was in intensive care unit of the hospital.
**********

Mr. Manola was recognized, reviewed, and requested adoption of resolutions for 1) citizens
participation plan, and 2) procurement of an administrative consultant to complete all
administrative services required for implementation in the hurricane Gustav/Ike Community
Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program. Mr. Manola explained these
resolution were required as part of the steps to apply for the potential funding for the Parish,
and advertise for hiring administrative services to handle the grant. Said resolutions appear
elsewhere in these minutes.
**********

The following resolution was offered by Mr. Gary Spillman, seconded by Mr. Ricky Loupe

                                   RESOLUTION
               A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH CITIZEN
               PARTICIPATION PLAN FOR IMPLEMENTATION IN THE HURRICANE
               GUSTAV/IKE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT—DISASTER
               RECOVERY PROGRAM.


       WHEREAS, participation in the Hurricane Gustav/Ike Community Development Block
Grant (CDBG)—Disaster Recovery Program requires the adoption and implementation of a
Citizen Participation Plan to comply with Section 508 of the Housing and Community
Development Act of 1974, as amended; and

        WHEREAS, the purpose of this plan is to provide for and encourage citizen
participation, with particular emphasis on participation by persons of low and moderate
income who are residents of slum and blighted areas and of areas in which funds are
proposed to be used.

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the West Baton Rouge Parish Government
that the West Baton Rouge Parish Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)—Disaster
Recovery Program Citizen Participation Plan, attached hereto and made a part hereof, be
hereby officially adopted for implementation in the Hurricane Gustav/Ike CDBG—Disaster
Recovery Program.

Roll call vote on the resolution was recorded as follows:
YEAS:          8 (Mr. Robertson, Ms. Gordon, Messrs. Washington, Loupe, Mouch, Spillman,
Porto, Mrs. Johnson)

NAYS:          0 (None)

ABSENT:        1 (Mr. Kershaw)

As a result of the roll call vote the resolution was unanimously adopted by those members
present.

                                        CERTIFICATE
I, Sharon Zito, Council Clerk of the West Baton Rouge Parish Council do here by certify that
the above and foregoing is true and correct copy of a resolution adopted by said body at its
Regular Meeting of May 28, 2009, at which meeting a majority of the members were present
and voting.



________________________________
/s/Sharon Zito
**********

The following resolution was offered by Mrs. Alethea Johnson, seconded by Mr. Phil Porto,
Jr.

                                RESOLUTION
        A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROCUREMENT OF AN ADMINISTRATIVE
        CONSULTANT TO COMPLETE ALL ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES REQUIRED IN
        THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH HURRICANE
        GUSTAV/IKE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT—DISASTER
        RECOVERY PROGRAM.

       WHEREAS, West Baton Rouge Parish has been notified of its allocation of $8,197,025
in Hurricane Gustav/Ike Disaster Recovery funds to implement projects that will aid in the
recovery from these two (2) devastating storm events; and

      WHEREAS, implementation of the disaster recovery program requires West Baton
Rouge Parish to strictly adhere to the myriad of federal regulations governing the use of
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds; and

         WHEREAS, to ensure successful implementation of the West Baton Rouge Parish
Disaster Recovery Program, the procurement of a qualified administrative consultant to
facilitate program implementation in accordance with federal and state requirements is
required.

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the West Baton Rouge Parish Council that the
Parish President is hereby authorized to procure an administrative consultant to complete all
administrative services required in the implementation of the West Baton Rouge Parish
Hurricane Gustav/Ike Community Development Block Grant—Disaster Recovery Program.

Roll call vote on the resolution was recorded as follows:

YEAS:         8 (Ms. Gordon, Messrs. Washington, Loupe, Mouch, Spillman, Porto, Mrs.
Johnson, Mr. Robertson)
NAYS:         0 (None)

ABSENT:       1 (Mr. Kershaw)

As a result of the roll call vote the resolution was unanimously adopted by those members
present.

                                        CERTIFICATE
I, Sharon Zito, Council Clerk of the West Baton Rouge Parish Council do here by certify that
the above and foregoing is true and correct copy of a resolution adopted by said body at its
Regular Meeting of May 28, 2009, at which meeting a majority of the members were present
and voting.



________________________________
/s/Sharon Zito
**********

The Council Clerk read by title the proposed ordinance being introduced by title, publicized
by title, and considered for adoption following a public hearing at the meeting of Thursday,
July 9, 2009 at 6:30PM in the Council Meeting Room of the Governmental Building, 880
North Alexander Avenue, Port Allen, La. for the rezoning request of Frances Albarado, 5854
& 5864 Lukeville Lane Extension, Brusly, La. designated as Lot H-J-1 from R-SF-3
(Residential Single Family District) to C-1.1 (Neighborhood-Scaled Commercial District).
**********

At this time under Correspondence Report the Council Clerk read excerpt from the West
Baton Rouge Parish Planning & Zoning Commission Agenda scheduled for Tuesday, June 2,
2009 at 6:30 PM.

Mr. Berthelot requested recognizing and thanking Ellis Gauthier for his years of public
service on various boards including the local American Legion post.
**********

There being no further business, a motion to adjourn was made by Mrs. Alethea Johnson,
seconded by Ms. Charlene Gordon at 7:55PM.

Roll call vote on the motion was recorded as follows:

YEAS:         8 (Ms. Gordon, Messrs. Washington, Loupe, Mouch, Spillman, Porto, Mrs.
Johnson, Mr. Robertson)

NAYS:         0 (None)

ABSENT:       1 (Mr. Kershaw)

As a result of the roll call vote the motion was unanimously adopted by those members
present.



_____________________________________
/s/Randal Mouch, Council Chairman
________________________________
/s/Sharon Zito, Council Clerk

								
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