St. John the Baptist Parish Council Agenda February 16, 2024

Published 12:57 pm Thursday, February 8, 2024

AMENDED AGENDA
02/09/2024 @ 1:48 PM

AGENDA
St. John the Baptist Parish Council
Regular Meeting, Friday, February 16th, 2024
12:00 P.M. NOON
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 – (Carry over 01-23-24) Shop Local St. John Trivia Winners
  • Jaclyn Hotard – Proclamation – February – Black History Month
  • Jaclyn Hotard – Proclamation – February – Heart Health Month

VI. CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS

A) Approval of Minutes – January 23rd, 2024, Council Meeting
B) Permit Approval – St. Joan of Arc Station of the Cross Procession – Friday, March 29, 2024, beginning at 5:00 PM at St. Joan of Arc Church, enter Riverland Estates via Hackberry Drive, then continue right onto Holly Drive, around the lake and concluding back onto Hackberry Drive to West 5th Street, completing the walk at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church
C) Councilman Arcuri – Re-appointment of Kenneth Scioneaux to the Animal Control Advisory Board
D) Councilman Arcuri – Re-appointment of Nolan Weber to the Parish Wide Sewer, Water & Drainage Board
E) Councilwoman Johnson – Re-appointment of Anthony Valentine to the Planning Commission
F) Councilwoman Johnson – Re-appointment of Warren Coleman, Jr. to the Zoning Board of Adjustments
G) Councilwoman Johnson – Re-appointment of Warner Sylvain to the Parish Wide Sewer, Water and Drainage Board
H) Councilman Bailey – Re-appointment of Kathy Giovingo to the Animal Control Advisory Board
I) Councilman Bailey – Appointment of P.J. Champagne to the Parish Wide Sewer, Water and Drainage Board
J) Councilman Bailey – Appointment of Clarence Gray to the Park & Recreation Advisory Board
K) Councilman Bailey – Appointment of Rev. Antoine Jasmine to the Zoning Board of Adjustments
L) Councilman Bailey – Appointment of Dervon Davis to the Planning Commission
M) Councilman Torres – Re-appointment of Yishmene Edwards to the Recreation Advisory Board
N) Councilman Madere – Appointment of Bonnie Dinvaut to the River Parish Tourist Commission
O) Councilman Bailey – Appointment of Roxanne Keller to the Economic Development Committee
P) Parish President Hotard – Appointment of Michelle Miller to the River Parish Transit Authority (RPTA)
Q) Councilman Madere – Re-appointment of Gary Brock to the Parish Wide Sewer, Water and Drainage Board
R) Councilman Madere – Re-appointment of Clinton Bourgeois to the Parish Wide Sewer, Water and Drainage Board
S) Councilman Wright – Appointment of Chassie LeBlanc to the Animal Control Advisory Board
T) Councilman Arcuri – Re-appointment of Tiffany Bigham to the Economic Development Committee
U) Councilman Madere – Re-appointment of Elizabeth “Betty” Joseph to the Economic Development Committee
V) Councilwoman Ramirez – Appointment of Lee Crayon to the Parish Wide Sewer, Water and Drainage Board
W) Councilman Torres – Re-appointment of Demetria Robinson-Carter to the Economic Development Committee
X) Councilwoman Ramirez – Appointment of Jodi Luna to the Animal Control Advisory Board
Y) Councilman Torres – Re-appointment of Mike Luminais to the Planning Commission
Z) Councilman Torres – Re-appointment of Jacqueline Forest to the Zoning Board of Adjustments

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

IX. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADOPTION ON ORDINANCE(S)

A) 24-07 – An ordinance amending Chapter 40 – Traffic and Vehicles, Section 40-27 – Speed bumps as traffic control device permitted to add under part 4 The designated representative should be the resident who owns property nearest to the speed bump located and under part 5 sub-item C including the signature of the property owner at/nearest the installation location (See attached exhibit) (J. Hotard & T. Lambeth)
B) 24-08 – An ordinance approving the rezoning of Lots Z-3 and Z-5 of The Belle Pointe No. 2 Subdivision from the Commercial District Two (C-2) to the Residential District Three (R-3) in the area generally bounded by Jackson Ave and Richmond Drive located on West Airline Hwy, LaPlace, St. John the Baptist Parish, LA (PZR-23-1522) (J. Hotard & T. Lambeth)
C) 24-09 – An ordinance approving the rezoning of Lot 3A of Elvina Plantation Subdivision from the Residential District 1 (R-1) to the Rural District (Rural) located at 986 Highway 628, LaPlace, St. John the Baptist Parish, LA (PZR-23-1525) (J. Hotard & T. Lambeth)
D) 24-10 – An ordinance approving the resubdivision of an undesignated 33’ portion and an undesignated 98’ portion of a lot located at 354 and 348 South Fig Street, Garyville, St. John the Baptist Parish, LA (PZS-23-1384) (J. Hotard & T. Lambeth)
E) 24-11 – An ordinance approving the resubdivision of Lot B and Lot C of the Vicknair Tract located at 127 East 7th Street, Reserve, St. John the Baptist Parish, LA (PZS-23-1385) (J. Hotard & T. Lambeth)
F) 24-12 – An ordinance approving the resubdivision of Lot 7, Square C of Bushtown Subdivision located at 133 NW 13th Street, Reserve, St. John the Baptist Parish, LA (PZS-23-1383) (J. Hotard & T. Lambeth)

X. NEW BUSINESS

A) Michael Wright – Meeting time change of Tuesday, February 27th, 2024 to 12:00 PM Noon due to the 2024 Police Jury Association of Louisiana Annual Convention
B) Jaclyn Hotard – Resolution – R24-20 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to advertise Request for Proposals (RFP) for Property and Casualty Insurance
C) Jaclyn Hotard – Resolution – R24-21 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to advertise Request for Proposals (RFP) for Occupational Health Services
D) Jaclyn Hotard – Resolution – R24-22 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to advertise and solicit bids for the REGALA Concession Stand/Storage Building Replacement Project
E) Jaclyn Hotard – Resolution – R24-23 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to advertise and solicit bids for the Utilities Generators Replacement Project
F) Jaclyn Hotard – Resolution – R24-24 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to advertise and solicit bids for the Animal Shelter Renovation Project
G) Jaclyn Hotard – Resolution – R24-25 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to amend the Professional Services Agreement with McKim & Creed, Inc. for the Woodland Regional Pump Station Design Services
H) Jaclyn Hotard – Resolution – R24-26 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to extend the Professional Services Agreement with McKim & Creed, Inc. for the Woodland Regional Pump Station Design Services
I) Jaclyn Hotard – Resolution – R24-27 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to award the bid for the Woodland Regional Pump Station Project to LA Contracting Enterprise, LLC
J) Jaclyn Hotard – Resolution – R24-28 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with McKim & Creed, Inc. for the Cambridge #1 Pump Station Modifications and Force Main Replacement Project
K) Jaclyn Hotard – Resolution – R24-29 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to award the bid for the Cambridge #1 Pump Station Modifications and Force Main Replacement Project to LA Contracting Enterprise, LLC
L) Jaclyn Hotard – Resolution – R24-30 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to award the bid for the Lions Water Treatment Plant One Million Gallon Per Day (MGD) Filter, Sludge Return and Existing Media Filter Replacement Project to Pintail Contracting Services, LLC
M) Jaclyn Hotard – Resolution – R24-31 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc. for the Lake Pontchartrain Shoreline Protection Project
N) Jaclyn Hotard – Resolution – R24-32 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Shread-Kuyrkendall & Associates, Inc. for the St. John the Baptist Parish Sewer Manhole Assessment and Rehabilitation Project
O) Jaclyn Hotard – Resolution – R24-33 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter into a Professional Services Agreement for Construction Manager at Risk Services with The Lemoine Company, LLC for the Reserve Wastewater Treatment Pond Capacity Expansion Project
P) Jaclyn Hotard – Resolution – R24-34 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to submit a pre-application to the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) for the purpose of placing St. John the Baptist Parish on a priority list for funding through the State Revolving Loan Fund
Q) Jaclyn Hotard – Resolution – R24-35 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to extend the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with New Wine Christian Fellowship for the Parks and Recreation Department’s Basketball Activities
R) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-36 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Digital Engineering and Imaging, Inc. for Grant Project Support and Engineering Technical Assistance
S) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-37 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Digital Engineering and Imaging, Inc. for Engineering Services
T) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-38 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with B & D Tractor Services, Inc. for Grounds Maintenance
U) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-39 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Hymel’s Turf & Landscape, LLC for Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping
V) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-40 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with St. John Grass Cutting & Maintenance, LLC for Grounds Maintenance
W) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-41 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with BHold Enterprises, LLC for Grounds Maintenance
X) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-42 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Harold Dennis Mighty Lawn Service, LLC for Grounds Maintenance
Y) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-43 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Pelican State Property Services, LLC for Grounds Maintenance
Z) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-44 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with RRJ Construction, LLC for Grounds Maintenance
AA) Jaclyn Hotard/Peter Montz – Resolution – R24-45 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with Blakley’s Landscaping, LLC for Landscaping Services
BB) Tyra Duhe-Griffin – Resolution – R24-46 – A Resolution authorizing St. John the Baptist Parish approving to pay C.J. Savoie Consulting Engineer’s, LLC for past due invoices to date
CC) Virgie Johnson – Resolution – R24-47 – A Resolution to authorize the Parish Council to amend the Official Zoning Map to rezone Tracts F-1-A West of Hwy 18(less and except the ten acre Robert Site retained by sellers in the Act of Cash Sale recorded in the official records of St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, on July 12, 2021, as Entry No. 381724-CO), F-1-A-N, F-1-A-RR, F-1-B, F-1-C, F-2 (less and except Tracts 73A and 74B), B-2, B-3, B-4, B-5, and B-6, which tracts are situated in Sections 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 56, 57, 58, 59, and 60, Township 12 South, Range 18 East, St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, and owned by the Port of South Louisiana and leased to Greenfield Louisiana, LLC.

XI. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES
XII. ADJOURNMENT

St. John the Baptist Parish will upon request and three (3) days’ notices provide 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.