Board of Commissioners

Franklin Parish Hospital

Service District No. 1, d/b/a

Franklin Medical Center

November 29, 2018 at 12:00 pm in the Administration conference room

Present: Paul Price, Jr.; Chairman, Greg Kincaid; Vice Chairman, and Nick Poulos

Others: Blake Kramer, Administrator; April Winborne, FNP DON, and Charlotte Boone.

Absent: Dr. Jed Robinson, Jesse Young, Jan Hicks, Billy Page, CFO

Call to order: Paul Price Jr., Chairman

Invocation Nick Poulos

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to add to the agenda: Admin Report-Approve HR Resolutions and Valley Contract. Motion carried unanimously.

• A motion was made by Mr. Kincaid and seconded by Mr. Poulos to approve the Olympus Contract. Motion carried unanimously.

Approval of Minutes:

• A motion was made by Mr. Kincaid and seconded by Mr. Poulos to approve the minutes from October 25, 2018 minutes as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Director of Nursing:

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to approve the IV pump surplus resolution. Motion carried unanimously.

• A motion was made by Mr. Kincaid and seconded by Mr. Poulos to approve the revision of the Guest Tray Policy. Motion carried unanimously.

Medical Staff:

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to approve the Medical Staff privileging as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Financials:

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to approve the financials as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Administrative Report:

• A motion was made by Mr. Kincaid and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to approve the HR resolution as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Executive Session:

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to enter into Executive Session. Motion carried unanimously.

Open Session:

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to enter into Open Session. Motion carried unanimously.

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to approve the strategic planning re: telemedicine contracts as discussed in Executive Session. Motion carried unanimously.

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to approve the strategic planning re: orthopedic services as discussed in Executive Session. Motion carried unanimously.

• A motion was made by Mr. Kincaid and seconded by Mr. Poulos to approve the strategic planning re: billing services as discussed in Executive Session. Motion carried unanimously.

• A motion was made by Mr. Kincaid and seconded by Mr. Poulos to approve the strategic planning re: Olympus Contract (ENT) as discussed in Executive Session. Motion carried unanimously.

4. Public Comment:

5. Adjourn:

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

Paul Price, Jr.

Board Chairman

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Board of Commissioners

Franklin Parish Hospital

Service District No. 1, d/b/a

Franklin Medical Center

November 7, 2018 at 10:00 pm in the Administration conference room

Present: Paul Price, Jr.; Chairman, Greg Kincaid, and Nick Poulos

Others: Blake Kramer, Billy Page, April Winborne, FNP, and Charlotte Boone.

Absent: Dr. Jed Robinson, Jesse Young, Jan Hicks

Call to order: Paul Price Jr., Chairman

Invocation De. Jan Hicks

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to add to the agenda: Guest Tray Policy. Motion carried unanimously.

Open Session:

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to take the two bids received by Vista Construction and Reagan Builders INC into consideration. Motion carried unanimously.

• A motion was made by Mr. Kincaid and seconded by Mr. Poulos to approve the Guest Tray Policy as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

4. Public Comment:

5. Adjourn:

• A motion was made by Mr. Kincaid and seconded by Dr. Hicks to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

Paul Price, Jr.

Board Chairman

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Board of Commissioners

Franklin Parish Hospital

Service District No. 1, d/b/a

Franklin Medical Center

December 27, 2018 at 12:00 pm in the Administration conference room

Present: Paul Price, Jr.; Chairman, Greg Kincaid; Vice Chairman, Jesse Young, and Nick Poulos

Others: Blake Kramer, Administrator; Billy Page, CFO, and Charlotte Boone.

Absent: Dr. Jed Robinson, Jan Hicks, April Winborne, FNP DON

Call to order: Paul Price Jr., Chairman

Invocation Nick Poulos

• A motion was made by Mr. Kincaid and seconded by Mr. Poulos to add to the agenda: Admin Report-Approve GI Lease upgrade and Approval of Minutes: November 07, 2018 Spc. Meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

Approval of Minutes:

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Young to approve the minutes from November 29, 2018* and November 7, 2018 minutes as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Director of Nursing:

• NNB

Medical Staff:

• NNB

Financials:

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to approve the financials as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Administrative Report:

• A motion was made by Mr. Young and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to approve the USDA Telemedicine project bid as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

• A motion was made by Mr. Kincaid and seconded by Mr. Poulos to approve the Bio fire lab proposal as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Young to approve the GI lease upgrade as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Executive Session:

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to enter into Executive Session. Motion carried unanimously.

Open Session:

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Young to enter into Open Session. Motion carried unanimously.

• A motion was made by Mr. Kincaid and seconded by Mr. Poulos to approve the strategic planning re: billing services as discussed in Executive Session. Motion carried unanimously.

*meeting date for approval was November 29th not November 27th as posted on agenda

• A motion was made by Mr. Young and seconded by Mr. Pouloa to approve the strategic planning re: collections as discussed in Executive Session. Motion carried unanimously.

4. Public Comment:

5. Adjourn:

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

Paul Price, Jr.

Board Chairman

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Board of Commissioners

Franklin Parish Hospital

Service District No. 1, d/b/a

Franklin Medical Center

January 31, 2019 at 12:00 pm in the Administration conference room

Present: Paul Price, Jr.; Chairman, Greg Kincaid; Vice Chairman, Jesse Young, Jan Hicks and Nick Poulos

Others: Blake Kramer, Administrator; April Winborne, FNP DON, Billy Page, CFO, and Charlotte Boone.

Absent: Dr. Logan Atkins

Call to order: Paul Price Jr., Chairman

Invocation Nick Poulos

• A motion was made by Mr. Kincaid and seconded by Dr. Hicks to add to the agenda: Director of Nursing-Approve Tissue Transplant Policy. Motion carried unanimously.

Approval of Minutes:

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Young to approve the minutes from December 27, 2018 minutes as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Director of Nursing:

• A motion was made by Mr. Kincaid and seconded by Dr. Hicks to approve the Tissue Transplant policy as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Medical Staff:

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Young to approve the Medical Staff Credentialing as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Financials:

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Dr. Hicks to approve the financials as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Administrative Report:

• A motion was made by Dr. Hicks and seconded by Mr. Young to approve the Time-Off policy revision as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

• A motion was made by Mr. Kincaid and seconded by Mr. Young to approve the Spillers Consulting agreement as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

• A motion was made by Mr. Young and seconded by Mr. Poulos to approve the CT bids as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Executive Session:

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Young to enter into Executive Session. Motion carried unanimously.

Open Session:

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to enter into Open Session. Motion carried unanimously.

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to approve the strategic planning re: marketing strategy as discussed in Executive Session. Motion carried unanimously.

• A motion was made by Dr. Hicks and seconded by Mr. Young to approve the strategic planning re: orthopedic services as discussed in Executive Session. Motion carried unanimously.

4. Public Comment:

5. Adjourn:

• A motion was made by Mr. Poulos and seconded by Mr. Kincaid to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

Paul Price, Jr.

Board Chairman

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The following resolution was offered by Greg Kincaid and seconded by Nick Poulos :

RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION APPLYING TO THE LOUISIANA STATE BOND COMMISSION AND THE FRANKLIN PARISH POLICE JURY FOR CONSENT AND AUTHORITY TO BORROW NOT EXCEEDING ONE MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,500,000) BY FRANKLIN PARISH HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT NO. 1, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TO BE SECURED BY AND PAYABLE FROM THE REVENUES OF THE DISTRICT AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH.

WHEREAS, Section 1430 of Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended (the “Act”), and other statutory authority supplemental thereto, authorize public entities to pay current expenses by anticipating their revenues for the year and to borrow money to pay these current expenses; and

WHEREAS, the Franklin Parish Hospital Service District No. 1, State of Louisiana (the “District”) desires to borrow not exceeding One Million Five Hundred Dollars ($1,500,000) for said purpose and to dedicate and set aside its revenues for the payment of Certificates of Indebtedness (“Certificates”) issued under the provisions of the Act, which Certificates are to be issued on or after May 1, 2019 and will fall due and payable and mature no later than twelve months from the date of issuance, together with interest thereon at a rate not exceeding six per centum (6%) per annum, and to be sold at not less than 96% of the par value thereof; and

WHEREAS, this Board of Commissioners, acting as governing authority of the District (the “Governing Authority”), has found and determined that the estimated revenues of the District for the current calendar year to be received in the fiscal year 2019 will exceed the maximum principal amount of the proposed borrowing;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Governing Authority of the District, that:

SECTION 1. Application be and the same is hereby formally made to the Louisiana State Bond Commission, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (the “SBC”), for consent and authority to borrow not exceeding One Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,500,000) at a rate not exceeding six per centum (6%) per annum, to be sold at not less than 96% of the par value thereof, to be issued on or after May 1, 2019, and mature no later than twelve months from the date of issuance, to be secured by and payable from the revenues of the District for the year 2019. A certified copy of this Resolution shall be forwarded to the SBC, together with a letter requesting the prompt consideration and approval of this application.

SECTION 2. In accordance with the provisions of law, the Franklin Parish Police Jury is hereby requested to approve the borrowing of the Certificates by the District as described in the preceding section, and a copy of this Resolution shall be forwarded to the Franklin Parish Police Jury together with a letter requesting the prompt consideration and approval of this request.

SECTION 3. Boles, Shafto & Leonard, LLC Monroe, Louisiana (“Bond Counsel”), be and the same are hereby employed as special bond counsel of the Issuer to do and perform comprehensive legal and coordinate professional work with respect to the issuance of the Certificates of the Issuer for the purpose stated in the preamble hereto. It is recognized that said bond counsel advised this Governing Authority as to the issuance and sale of the Certificates and has furnished their opinion covering the legality of the issuance thereof and other documents pertaining to the sale, issuance and delivery of the Certificates.

SECTION 4. The fee to be paid to Bond Counsel, in connection with this program of finance be and the same is hereby established and fixed at a sum not exceeding the maximum fee allowed by the Attorney General’s fee schedule for comprehensive, legal and coordinate professional work in the issuance of general obligation bonds, based on the amount of said Certificates actually issued, sold, delivered and paid for, plus “out-of-pocket” expenses, said fee to be contingent upon the issuance, sale and delivery of said Certificates. A certified copy of this resolution shall be forwarded to the Attorney General of the State of Louisiana for his approval of the employment herein provided for.

SECTION 5. The Chairman and Secretary of the Board of Commissioners are hereby empowered, authorized and directed to issue a voucher to the said special counsel in payment of the fee herein provided for under the conditions herein enumerated.

SECTION 6. By virtue of Issuer’s application for, acceptance and utilization of the benefits of the Louisiana State Bond Commission’s approval(s) resolved and set forth herein, it resolves that it understands and agrees that such approval(s) are expressly conditioned upon, and it further resolves that it understands, agrees and binds itself, its successors and assigns to, full and continuing compliance with the “State Bond Commission Policy on Approval of Proposed Use of Swaps, or other forms of Derivative Products Hedges, Etc.”, adopted by the Commission on July 20, 2006, as to the borrowing(s) and other matter(s) subject to the approval(s), including subsequent application and approval under said Policy of the implementation or use of any swap(s) or other product(s) or enhancement(s) covered thereby.

This Resolution having been submitted to a vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

YEAS: 2

NAYS: 0

ABSENT: 2

ABSTAIN:

And the Resolution was declared adopted on this, the 28 day of February , 2019

Michael Blake Kramer, Secretary Paul Price, Jr., Chairman

STATE OF LOUISIANA

PARISH OF FRANKLIN

I, the undersigned Secretary of the Franklin Parish Hospital Service District No. 1, State of Louisiana (the “District”), do hereby certify that the foregoing pages constitute a true and correct copy of:

A RESOLUTION APPLYING TO THE LOUISIANA STATE BOND COMMISSION AND THE FRANKLIN PARISH POLICE JURY FOR CONSENT AND AUTHORITY TO BORROW NOT EXCEEDING ONE MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,500,000) BY FRANKLIN PARISH HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT NO. 1, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TO BE SECURED BY AND PAYABLE FROM THE REVENUES OF THE DISTRICT AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH.

IN FAITH WHEREOF, witness my official signature on this, the 28th day of February, 2019.

Michael Blake Kramer, Secretary

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The Housing Authority of the Town of Winnsboro will be accepting sealed bids for the replacement of 27, 3 ton air conditioning units. This includes 3 ton condenser unit with pad, 3 ton A coil, replacement of copper tubing, replacement of breaker, conduit and wire from disconnect box to the unit.

Bids will be accepted in person at our office located at 7210 Prairie Road, Winnsboro, LA or by Return Receipt Requested mail to Winnsboro Housing Authority, P.O. Box 267, Winnsboro, LA 71295, until March 20th at 2 p.m.

Bidders must provide proof of Liability an d Workman’s Comp. Insurance upon award of job.

For further information contact Willie Kimball at 7210 Prairie Road or call 318-435-5426.

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Town of Wisner –

Regular Council

Meeting

February 14, 2019

The Mayor and Board of Alderman met in regular session on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Wisner Town Hall.

Present: Mayor Marc McCarty, Aldermen Elliot Britt, Jo Caldwell, Roger Hilliard, and Thomas Lemle.

Also Present: Clerk Courtney Tannehill and guest.

Absent: Alderman Nettie Brown

Call to Order: With there being a quorum, Mayor Marc McCarty called the meeting proceedings to order. Invocation was given by Jo Caldwell and the Pledge of Allegiance led by Roger Hilliard.

Minutes: A motion by Jo Caldwell, seconded by Elliot Britt to accept minutes from the previous month as presented. Motion carried.

Finances: Discussion held. A motion by Thomas Lemle, seconded by Roger Hilliard to approve financial expenditures as presented. Motion carried.

Fire Report– Chief David Wallace gave the fire report followed by an update on the fire truck by Mayor McCarty.

Police Report: Police Chief Billy Beach read the police report.

Public Works Report: Randell Griggs gave the report for the water and sewer system.

Citizen Participation: Mrs. Gladys Edwards spoke on behalf of Project Wisner. Discussion held regarding the 2019 Bayou Trial Ride.

Sales Tax: Clerk Courtney Tannehill informed the council an online account is now setup for Sales Tax payments.

Insurance Policy: Mayor McCarty explained the new insurance policy with Community Financial Insurance.

Audit Report: Accountant Steven Kimball discussed findings.

McManus Engineering: Ken McManus advised the Council of upcoming funding for water/sewer improvements.

Municipal Water Pollution Prevention (MWPP): Jo Caldwell read the 2018 MWPP Resolution. Motion by Thomas Lemle, seconded by Roger Hilliard to adopt the resolution as presented. Motion carried.

Franklin State Bank: Discussion held. Motion by Jo Caldwell, seconded by Thomas Lemle to adopt resolution updating the signature cards at Franklin State Bank. Motion carried.

Mayor Pro-Tem: Roger Hilliard appointed as Mayor Pro-Tem. Motion by Jo Caldwell, seconded by Elliot Britt. Motion carried.

Executive Session: Thomas Lemle made a motion to close regular council meeting and enter executive session; seconded by Elliot Britt. Motion carried. Thomas Lemle motioned to end executive session and re-open the regular council meeting; seconded by Jo Caldwell.

Jo Caldwell motioned, Thomas Lemle seconded to promote Casey Beach from Auxiliary Officer to an hourly, part-time Patrolman. Effective immediately. Motion carried.

The Council voted to approve a yearly 4% Cost of Living Increase, effective March 2019, on a motion by Jo Caldwell and seconded by Elliot Britt.

Elliot Britt motioned, Thomas Lemle seconded to approve maternity leave.

Adjournment: Thomas Lemle made a motion to adjourn. Roger Hilliard seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Marc McCarty, Mayor Courtney Tannehill, Clerk

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed bids will be received by the Franklin Parish School Board, at 7293 Prairie Road, Winnsboro, Louisiana 71295, until 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

FOR: General Maintenance to Winnsboro Elementary School

ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHALL NOTIFY THE FRANKLIN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE TYPE(S) OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE THE BID OPENING.

PROJECT NUMBER:

Complete Bid Documents for this project are available in electronic form. They may be obtained without charge and without deposit from www.aeplans.com. Printed copies are not available from the Designer, but arrangements can be made to obtain them through most reprographic firms. Plan holders are responsible for their own reproduction costs. Questions about this procedure shall be directed to the Designer at TBA Studio.

PHONE (318) 340 - 1550

All bids shall be accompanied by bid security in an amount of five percent (5.0%) of the sum of the base bid and all alternates. The form of this security shall be as stated in the Instructions to Bidders included in the Bid Documents for this project. Contractors have the option of submitting bids electronically at www.bidsync.com in lieu of sealed bids.

The successful Bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond written as described in the Instructions to Bidders included in the Bid Documents for this project.

A MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD

at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Franklin Parish School Board Office, 7293 Prairie Road, Winnsboro, LA 71295.

Attendance at this conference is required and bids shall only be accepted from bidders who attend this conference in its entirety.

Bids shall be accepted from Contractors who are licensed under LA. R.S. 37:2150-2163 for the classification of Building Construction. Bidder is required to comply with provisions and requirements of LA R.S.38:2212 (A)(1)(c). No bid may be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days after receipt of bids, except under the provisions of LA. R.S. 38:2214.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause. In accordance with La. R.S. 38:2212 (A) (1)(b), the provisions and requirements of this Section, those stated in the advertisement bids, and those required on the bid form shall not be considered as informalities and shall not be waived by any public entity.

The Owner shall incur no obligation to the Contractor until the Contract Between Owner and Contractor is fully executed.

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