St. John the Baptist Parish Council Agenda January 23, 2024

Published 9:48 am Monday, January 22, 2024

AMENDED AGENDA 01/22/2024 @ 8:30 AM
AGENDA
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY, JANUARY 23rd, 2024
6:00 P.M.
COUNCIL CHAMBERS
LAPLACE, LOUISIANA
MICHAEL WRIGHT – CHAIRMAN
LENNIX MADERE, JR. – VICE-CHAIR

I. CALL TO ORDER
II. ROLL CALL
III. OPENING PRAYER
IV. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
V. PUBLIC COMMENT – AGENDA ITEMS ONLY (3 minutes per citizen)

Jaclyn Hotard – Recognition – Shop Local St. John Trivia Winners

VI. CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS

A) Approval of Minutes – January 8th, 2024, Council Meeting
B) Councilman Arcuri – Re-appointment of Kenneth Scioneaux to the Animal Control Advisory Board
C) Councilman Arcuri – Re-appointment of Nolan Weber to the Parish Wide Sewer, Water & Drainage Board

VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION

Sharon Brown v. St. John the Baptist Parish and LaPlace Urgent Care Center Properties, LLC, Docket No. 77738

VIII. REPORTS

A) President’s Report
B) Jaclyn Hotard – Monthly Financial Report (December 2023)

IX. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADOPTION ON ORDINANCE(S)/NEW BUSINESS

A) 24-01 – An ordinance approving the rezoning of Lot 2, Square B
of Bushtown Subdivision from the Residential District
One (R-1) to the Residential District Two (R-2) locat-ed
at 111 NW 12th Street, Reserve, St. John the Baptist
Parish, LA (PZR-23-1513) (J. Hotard & T. Lambeth)

B) 24-02 – An ordinance approving the resubdivision of Parcel 1
of Bayou Steel Corporation Subdivision located at
356 Highway 628, LaPlace, St. John the Baptist Parish,
LA (PZS-23-1379) (J. Hotard & T. Lambeth)

C) 24-03 – An ordinance approving the rezoning of Lot A of
Belle Pointe Plantation Subdivision No. 2 from the
Commercial District 3 (C-3) to the Industrial District
One (I-1) located at 2750 West Airline Highway,
LaPlace, St. John the Baptist Parish, LA (PZR-23-
1495) (J. Hotard & T. Lambeth)

D) 24-04 – An ordinance approving the rezoning of Lot LV from
the Commercial District One (C-1) to the Commercial
District Two (C-2) located at 1142 Highway 44, Re-serve,
St. John the Baptist Parish, LA (PZR-23-1514) (J.
Hotard & T. Lambeth)

E) 24-05 – An ordinance authorizing the issuance of not exceeding
Three Million Six Hundred Two Thousand Five Hundred
Seventy-Five Dollars ($3,602,575) of Taxable Sales Tax
Bonds (DEQ), Series ST-2024 of St. John the Baptist
Parish Sales Tax District; and providing for other
matters in connection therewith (J. Hotard)

F) 24-06 – An ordinance proposing an amending to Article III,
Section A.2 of the St. John the Baptist Home Rule
Charter (T. Houston)

G) Michael Wright – Meeting date change of February 13th, 2024
in observance of the Mardi Gras holiday

H) Tammy Houston – Resolution – R24-02 – A Resolution ordering
and calling a special election to b e held in
the Parish of St. John the Baptist, State of
Louisiana, to vote upon the adoption of an
amendment to the current St. John the Baptist
Parish Home Rule Charter with respect to the
compensation of Parish Council members, making
application to the State Bond Commission, and
providing for other matters in connection therewith

I) Jaclyn Hotard/Tara Lambeth – Resolution – R24-03 – A Resolu-tion authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement (CEA) with Ducks Unlimited for the Bayou Chevreuil Restoration Project

J) Jaclyn Hotard/Tara Lambeth – Resolution – R24-04 – A Resolu-tion authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish Presi-dent to execute, complete and submit all documents and agreements related to The Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Next 100 Year Challenge Fund

K) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-05 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC. for Fiscal Auditing Services

L) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-06 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter
into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement (CEA) with The State of Louisiana through the Office of Community Development (OCD)

M) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-07 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter into a Settlement Agreement with The Gray Insur-ance Company/The Gray Casualty & Surety Company in regard to Magee Excavation & Development LLC’s default on the Mississippi River Multi-Use Trail – Phase IV

N) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-08 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish Presi-dent to execute a Change Order with The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) for the Mississippi River Multi-Use Trail – Phase IV

O) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-09 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish Presi-dent to execute Change Order No. 2 with FCA Construc-tion Construction, LLC. for the St. John Hurricane Ida Edgard Courthouse Building Repairs Project

P) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-10 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to ex-tend the Cooperative Endeavor Agreement (CEA) for the Voodoo Model Boat Club

Q) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-11 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to ex-tend the Professional Services Agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc. for the Lake Pontchartrain Shoreline Protection Project

R) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-12 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement (CEA) with Capital Area Finance Authority (CAFA) to offer Home Ownership Programs

S) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-13 – A Resolution for St. John the Baptist Parish to amend the Professional Services Agreement with All the Time Janitorial, LLC for Janitorial Services for Par-ish Facilities

T) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-14 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish Presi-dent to execute Change Order No. 2 with Pittsburgh Tank & Tower Co. for the Elevated Water Tower and Storage Tank Rehabilitation Project

U) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-15 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish Presi-dent to execute Change Order No. 1 with Bip & Sons Services, LLC for Water Distribution and Treat-ment Maintenance/Emergency Repairs Project

V) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-16 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish Presi-dent to execute Change Order No. 1 with RAMJ Construction, LLC. for the Wastewater Collection and Treatment Maintenance/Emergency Repairs Pro-ject

W) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-17 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish Presi-dent to execute Change Order No. 1 with Lakeview Construction and Development, LLC for the St. John Community Center Hurricane Ida Disaster Building Repairs Project Phase 1

X) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-18 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish Presi-dent to execute Change Order No. 2 with GeoSurfaces, Inc. for the REGALA Park Field No. 1 and Park Field No. 3 Synthetic Turf Project

Y) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-19 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish Presi-dent to execute the Certificate of Substantial Completion with GeoSurfaces, Inc. for the REGALA Park Field No. 1 and Park Field No. 3 Synthetic Turf Project

X. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES

XI. ADJOURNMENT
St. John the Baptist Parish will upon request and three (3) days’ notices pro-vide reasonable accommodation to any disabled individual wishing to attend the meeting. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation is requested to contact Mrs. Stacey Cador at (985) 652-9569 (voice) or the Louisiana Relay Service 1-800-846-5277 and ask for St. John the Baptist Parish at (985) 652-9569.