TOWN OF WINNSBORO

JACK HAMMONS COMMUNITY CENTER

810 ADAMS STREET

WINNSBORO, LA 71295

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2019

5:30 Public Hearing

A Public Hearing was held before the adoption of Ordinance No. 1015: Salaries of Elected/Appointed Officials. The floor was open to the public at approximately 5:31 P.M. to make known their thoughts and concerns. No comments were made.

6:00 PM Regular Session

Prayer led by Councilman Jerry Johnson

Pledge led by Mayor John Dumas

ROLL CALL

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Winnsboro, Louisiana, met on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 in a regular session and the meeting was called to order at approximately 6:00 PM at the Jack Hammons Community Center, 810 Adams Street, Winnsboro, Louisiana, with Mayor John C. “Sonny” Dumas presiding.

Aldermen present: Tyrone Coleman, Keith Berry, Jerry Johnson, Eddie Dunn and Rex McCarthy

Absent: None

ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 1015: SALARIES OF ELECTED/APPOINTED OFFICIALS

Motion by Rex McCarthy and second by Eddie Dunn and unanimously approved to adopt Ordinance No. 1015. Copies of this Ordinance are available at the Town Hall.

Yeas: Tyrone Coleman, Keith Berry, Eddie Dunn, Jerry Johnson and Rex McCarthy

Nays: None

Absent: None

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR JANUARY’S MEETING

Motion by Tyrone Coleman, second by Keith Berry and unanimously approved to accept the minutes from January’s monthly meeting.

CAL PIERCE – FINANCIAL LITERACY WORKSHOP

Jayne Pierce introduced a Financial Literacy Workshop by the Town through Economic Development to be administered by Cal Pierce. The purpose of the workshop is to promote financial health and well-being within households, which had immeasurable economic benefits to our community.

Rex asks about resources to provide this service to the public. Jayne and Cal Pierce will donate and provide materials needed for this program. Motion by Rex McCarthy, seconded by Jerry Johnson and unanimously approved to begin this program.

RESOLUTION NO. 19-0201: WINNSBORO INDUSTRIAL PARK

TOWN OF WINNSBORO

INDUSTRIAL PARK SEWER PLANT

RESOLUTION NO. 19-0201

BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Winnsboro, Louisiana, convened in session this 26th day of February 2019 that the Town of Winnsboro informs Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality that the following actions were taken by the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Winnsboro, Louisiana.

• Reviewed the Municipal Water Pollution Prevention Environmental Audit Report which is attached to this resolution

• Set forth the following actions necessary to maintain permit requirements contained in the Louisiana Water Discharge Permit System (LWDPS) Number LA0038253.

• None required

Motion by Rex McCarthy, second by Keith Berry and unanimously approved.

Passed by a majority/unanimous vote of the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Winnsboro on this 26th day of February 2019.

Julia Jackson John C. “Sonny” Dumas

Town Clerk Mayor

Yeas: Tyrone Coleman, Keith Berry, Eddie Dunn, Jerry Johnson and Rex McCarthy

Nays: None

Absent: None

RESOLUTION NO. 19-0202: WINNSBORO WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

TOWN OF WINNSBORO

WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT

RESOLUTION NO. 19-0202

BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Winnsboro, Louisiana, convened in session this 26th day of February 2019 that the Town of Winnsboro informs Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality that the following actions were taken by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Winnsboro, Louisiana.

• Reviewed the Municipal Water Pollution Prevention Environmental Audit Report which is attached to this resolution

• Set forth the following actions necessary to maintain permit requirements contained in the Louisiana Water Discharge Permit System (LWDPS) Number LA0020281.

• None required

Motion by Rex McCarthy, second by Tyrone Coleman and unanimously approved.

Passed by a majority/unanimous vote of the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Winnsboro on this 26th day of February, 2019.

Julia Jackson John C. “Sonny” Dumas

Town Clerk Mayor

Yeas: Tyrone Coleman, Keith Berry, Eddie Dunn, Jerry Johnson and Rex McCarthy

Nays: None

Absent: None

RESOLUTION NO. 19-0203: 2019 STREET IMPROVEMENTS – HEATH MCGUFFEE

TOWN OF WINNSBORO

RESOLUTION NO. 19-0203

AUTHORIZING 2019 STREET IMPROVEMENTS

FEBRUARY 26, 2019

At a regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Winnsboro, Louisiana, held on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at which meeting a quorum was present, due notice of same having been made according to law, the following Resolution was made:

WHEREAS, the City desires to perform street improvements to various streets within the City including drainage improvements along Polk Street between Havard and Hunter Streets; and

WHEREAS, the City of Winnsboro has available funds to cover the Engineer’s cost estimate;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor is hereby authorized, on behalf of the City, to execute any and all documents that may be required in relation to this project and to publicly advertise for bids the 2019 Street Improvements Project.

This Resolution being submitted with a motion by Eddie Dunn, seconded by Tyrone Coleman, the vote thereon was as follows:

YEAS: Tyrone Coleman, Keith Berry, Eddie Dunn, Jerry Johnson and Rex McCarthy

NAYS: None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: None

And the Resolution was declared adopted on this, the 26th day of February 2019.

John C. “Sonny” Dumas

Mayor

ATTEST:

Julia Jackson, Town Clerk

RESOLUTION NO. 19-0204: WINNSBORO SIGNATORY RESOLUTION – HEATH MCGUFFEE

TOWN OF WINNSBORO

RESOLUTION NO. 19-0204

WHEREAS, the Town of Winnsboro has received funding through the LADOTD Transportation Enhancement Program (TEP) for the improvement of sidewalks along Adams and Common Streets; and

WHEREAS, the State of Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development and the Town of Winnsboro have entered into an agreement on State Project No. H.009784 and Federal Aid Project No. H009785, Winnsboro: Adams & Common St., Streetscaping; and

WHEREAS, the Town of Winnsboro’s Mayor John Dumas will execute all documents on this project.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Winnsboro, Louisiana that Mayor John Dumas is hereby authorized to sign this contract and all necessary documentation on State Project No. H.009784.

A MOTION TO ADOPT the above resolution was made by Rex McCarthy, seconded by Jerry Johnson and resulted in the following vote:

YEAS: Tyrone Coleman, Keith Berry, Eddie Dunn, Jerry Johnson and Rex McCarthy

NAYS: None

ABSENT: None

CERTIFICATE

We the undersigned do certify that the foregoing resolution is a true and correct copy of a resolution adopted at a meeting held on the 26th day of February, 2019, at which meeting a quorum was present and voting.

John Dumas, Mayor

ATTEST:

Julia Jackson, Town Clerk

Yeas: Tyrone Coleman, Keith Berry, Eddie Dunn, Jerry Johnson and Rex McCarthy

Nays: None

Absent: None

RESOLUTION NO. 19-0205: REMOVE OBSTRUCTIONS (FINAL PHASE) & REHABILITATE ACCESS RD. PHASE II

Town of Winnsboro

Resolution No. 19-0205

RESOLUTION NUMBER: 19-0205

Date: February 26, 2019

The Town of Winnsboro of the Parish of Franklin met in regular session on this date. The following resolution was offered by Jerry Johnson and seconded by Keith Berry

RESOLUTION

A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an Agreement with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LA DOTD) for improvements at the Winnsboro Municipal Airport.

WHEREAS, Act 451 of the 1989 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature authorized the financing of certain airport improvements from funds appropriated from the Transportation Trust Fund; and

WHEREAS, the Town of Winnsboro has requested funding assistance from the LA DOTD to/for Remove Obstructions (Final Phase) and Rehabilitate Access Road (Phase II) – Construction; and

WHEREAS, the stated project has been approved by the Louisiana Legislature and the LA DOTD is agreeable to the implementation of this project and desires to cooperate with the Town of Winnsboro according to the terms and conditions identified in the attached Agreement; and

WHEREAS, the LA DOTD will provide the necessary funding for the Remove Obstructions (Final Phase) and Rehabilitate Access Road (Phase II) - Construction and reimburse the sponsor up to $34,278.00 of project cost.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Town of Winnsboro that it does hereby authorize the Mayor to execute an Agreement for the project identified as AIP No. 3-22-0053-011-2018 and SPN H.013785, more fully identified in the Agreement attached hereto; and to execute any subsequent related documents, including, but not limited to, amendments to said agreement.

This resolution shall be in full force and effect from and after its adoption.

The aforesaid resolution, having been submitted to a vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

YEAS: Tyrone Coleman, Keith Berry, Eddie Dunn, Jerry Johnson and Rex McCarthy

NAYS: None

ABSENT: None

WHEREUPON, the resolution was declared adopted on the 26th day of February, 2019.

Town of Winnsboro

By: ____________________________________ (Signature)

John “Sonny” C. Dumas____________

(Typed or Printed Name)

TITLE: _______Mayor_____________________

ATTEST: ________________________________

(Signature)

TITLE: _____ Town Clerk_________________

CERTIFICATE

IT IS HEREBY certified that the above is a true and correct copy of a resolution passed by the City of Winnsboro of Franklin Parish, Louisiana in regular session convened on this, the 26th day of February, 2019.

(Secretary of Sponsor)

TITLE: _________Town Clerk________________

POLICE CHIEF’S MONTHLY REPORT

Chief Willie Pierce gave a monthly activity report for the Town of Winnsboro Police Department. Motion by Eddie Dunn, second by Tyrone Coleman and unanimously approved to accept the report.

FIRE CHIEF MONTHLY REPORT- RESOLUTION NO. 19-0206

Fire Chief Orlando Logan gave a monthly report for the Town of Winnsboro’s Fire Department. Motion by Rex McCarthy, second by Keith Berry and unanimously approved to accept the report.

TOWN OF WINNSBORO

RESOLUTION 19-0206

Resolution To Enter Firehouse Subs Grant

A RESOLUTION APPROVING AN APPLICATION FOR FUNDING AND THE EXECUTION OF A GRANT AGREEMENT AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FROM THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY ALLOCATION OF THE ASSISTANCE TO FIREFIGHTERS GRANT.

WHEREAS, The Town of Winnsboro Fire Department finds it in the best interest of the citizens of The City of Winnsboro, that the Firehouse Subs Grant be operated for the year of 2019.

WHEREAS, The Town Council has reviewed and hereby approves an application for up to $20,000 for the following activities:

Portable Radios for Communication $20,000.00

WHEREAS, The Town of Winnsboro Fire Department agrees that in the event of loss or misuse of the Firehouse Subs Grant funds, The City Winnsboro Fire Department assures that the funds will be returned to the Foundation Board of Directors in full.

WHEREAS, The Town of Winnsboro Fire Department designates Fire Chief Orlando Logan as the grantee’s authorized official. The authorized official is given the power to apply for, accept, reject, alter or terminate the grant on behalf of the applicant agency.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that The Town of Winnsboro Council approves submission of the grant application for the Firehouse Subs Grant to the Office of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Motion by Rex McCarthy, second by Jerry Johnson and unanimously approved. Passed by a majority/unanimous vote of the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Winnsboro on this 26th day of February 2019.

Yeas: Tyrone Coleman, Keith Berry, Eddie Dunn, Jerry Johnson and Rex McCarthy

Nays: None

Absent: None

Grant Number: __________________

Julia Jackson John C. Dumas

Town Clerk Mayor

SUPERINTENDENT’S MONTHLY REPORT

Phillip Hutto gave a monthly report for the Town of Winnsboro. Councilman McCarthy asks about condemned houses and abandoned vehicles. Phillip Robinson explains the new process of condemning houses. Chief Pierce explains the police departments’ involvement in this process. Motion by Jerry Johnson, second Rex McCarthy and unanimously approved to accept the monthly report.

EXECUTIVE SESSION – STRATEGY SESSION

Motion by Tyrone Coleman, seconded by Rex McCarthy and unanimously approved to enter into executive session.

Motion by Eddie Dunn, seconded by Rex McCarthy and unanimously approved to exit executive session and enter back into regular session.

RESOLUTION NO. 19-0207: FARMERS MARKET MANAGER

TOWN OF WINNSBORO

RESOLUTION NO. 19-0207

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Winnsboro, Louisiana, convened in regular session this 26th day of February, 2019, that it being in the best interest of the Town of Winnsboro, that Mayor John C. Dumas is hereby authorized on behalf of the Town of Winnsboro to execute a contract with Terry Huff to manage and operate the Winnsboro Farmer’s Market (a copy of the contract is on file at the Winnsboro City Hall, 3814 Front Street, Winnsboro, Louisiana).

On a motion by Jerry Johnson and seconded by Rex McCarthy, the foregoing Resolution was adopted this 26th day of February, 2019 and the following vote was recorded:

YEAS: Tyrone Coleman, Keith Berry, Eddie Dunn, Jerry Johnson and Rex McCarthy

NAYS: None

ABSENT: None

Julia Jackson John C. “Sonny” Dumas

Town Clerk Mayor

RESOLUTION NO. 19-0208: BROOKSHIRE’S SEWER LIFT STATION

TOWN OF WINNSBORO

RESOLUTION NO. 19-0208

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Winnsboro, Louisiana, convened in regular session this 26th day of February, 2019, that it being in the best interest of the Town of Winnsboro, that Mayor John C. Dumas is hereby authorized on behalf of the Town of Winnsboro to execute a contract with Winnsboro One, L.L.C. to assume the electric service (Entergy) that is used for the “Brookshire’s sewer/lift station located on Highway 15 North, Winnsboro, Louisiana (a copy of the contract is on file at the Winnsboro City Hall, 3814 Front Street, Winnsboro, Louisiana).

On a motion by Rex McCarthy and seconded by Eddie Dunn, the foregoing Resolution was adopted this 26th day of February, 2019 and the following vote was recorded:

YEAS: Tyrone Coleman, Keith Berry, Eddie Dunn, Jerry Johnson and Rex McCarthy

NAYS: None

ABSENT: None

Julia Jackson John C. “Sonny” Dumas

Town Clerk Mayor

MONTHLY FINANCIAL STATUS

A monthly balance sheet and update on the financial status of the Town of Winnsboro was provided to the council for review by Doyle Hassell. Mayor John “Sonny” Dumas and Town Clerk Julia Jackson answered several questions asked by the council. Council Jerry Johnson asked to start receiving a monthly expense, income, expenditure and profit and loss report. Mayor Dumas passed him a copy of his preliminary report that showed these items and explained to him that the administrative department is currently working on those reports now to start presenting to the council on a monthly basis. No action taken.

COMMENTS FROM COUNCIL

Tyrone Coleman – None

Keith Berry – Informed Chief Pierce of excessive speeding and asked about the cleaning of the ditches in his district.

Eddie Dunn - Absent

Jerry Johnson – Questions about City Court. Town Clerk Julia Jackson briefly explained that City Court will start providing the council with the quarterly ticket disposition.

Rex McCarthy - None

ADJOURNMENT

There being no more business to come before the board at this time, a motion was made by Rex McCarthy, second by Eddie Dunn and unanimously approved that this meeting be adjourned.

Julia Jackson John C. “Sonny” Dumas

Town Clerk Mayor

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Advertisement for Sealed Bids

The Franklin Parish Police Jury will be selling off the following equipment to the highest bidder. Anyone who would like to bid on equipment must submit a sealed bid(s) beginning March 20, 2019 and ending at 4:30 p.m. April 3, 2019. Bids may be brought to the Franklin Parish Police Jury Office located in the Franklin Parish Courthouse, 6558 Main Street Winnsboro, LA 71295, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Bid opening will be April 4, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. For any questions regarding equipment or bidding, please contact Beau Hill (318-439-0420) or Chuck Franklin (318-435-9446).

• 2009 HAMM ROLLER HD 14 VV

• 2005 CHEVROLET PICKUP TRUCK

• 2002 ROSCOE SPREADER

• 1999 GMC PICKUP TRUCK

• 2001 CHEVROLET PICKUP TRUCK

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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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Regular Meeting

Of the Franklin Parish Police Jury

February 7, 2019

Franklin Parish Police Jury Room

6558 Main Street, Winnsboro, LA 71295

The Franklin Parish Police Jury met in Regular Session on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Courthouse Building, located at 6558 Main Street, Winnsboro, LA 71295 with the following present: Ricky Campbell, President, K.W. “Buddy” Parks, Vice President, James Harris, Chaplin, Juror Leroy Scott, Juror Joe Lewis, Juror Rawhide Robinson, and Juror Troy Hendry.

President Campbell called the meeting to order. Followed by roll call.

Chaplin, Juror Harris, led the assembly in prayer and the pledge of allegiance.

The motion to approve both the agenda and supplementary agenda was offered by Robinson, seconded by Hendry and was unanimously passed.

Parks offered the motion to approve both the minutes of the January 17, 2019 regular meeting and January 22, 2019 special meeting. Harris seconded the motion with all voting in agreement.

The motion to approve a proclamation in memory of Mr. Donnie Easterling “Coach Don” to be entered into the Franklin Parish Police Jury Book of Records was offered by Scott, seconded by Robinson and was unanimously passed.

The motion to approve a proclamation in honor of the retirement of Ms. Shirlene Spears to be entered into the Franklin Parish Police Jury Book of Records was offered by Parks, seconded by Hendry and was unanimously passed.

Mr. Blake Kramer provided the jury with a report on the happenings of the Franklin Medical Center. Included in his report was Information about the new orthopedic program at the hospital, which was originally to be a partnership with Rayville. Rayville opted to withdraw from the program therefore the FMC is solely continuing with the program. The FMC is now doing total joint replacements and is going very well. Previous to this program, individuals would have to go to Monroe to have a total joint replacement, but now it can be done locally. There is now a dietitian on staff with the FMC. The dietitian will be stationed at Dr. Combetta’s office but will go once a week to the Crowville Health Clinic. This is something that has been lacking in the community and the FMC is proud to be able to have a dietitian available to the public here locally. Mr. Kramer lastly advised the jury that the FMC is planning before summer, to upgrade its CT machine at the hospital. This upgrade will allow more precise and less timely results and will lower the dosage of radiation that the patient is exposed to during a CT. Once upgraded, FMC will have the most powerful CT machine in all of Northeast Louisiana.

Ms. Kelly Lafferty provided the jury with the monthly LSU AgCenter update which included a recap of the 4-H youth activities currently taking place such as a winter garden, horse show and preparation for shooting sports. Ms. Lafferty also supplied the jury with a copy of the latest edition of the Franklin 4-H Newsletter.

Mr. Ken McManus provided the jury with an update of the parish projects his office is currently working on. Work on the Bayou Macon Cut-Off at Bakers is at a standstill until the weather improves. The Abe Lincoln/Horace White Sewer Improvement are coming along, but are waiting on approval from DEQ. The fiber optic conduit for the Public Works Facility is underway and is not anticipated to take long to complete. State is waiting on information it requested prior to the Boggy Bayou project going forward. Ash Slough has a right of way to obtain, but once acquired, the project should be ready to begin.

Due to changes in the Sexual Harassment Policy requirements for State, Scott offered to adopt a new Sexual Harassment Policy to replace the current policy. Lewis seconded with all voting in agreement. The new policy meets the new State requirements and will be included in the Franklin Parish Police Jury Employee Handbooks.

The motion to approve advertising for bids for the mowing of three parish parks was offered by Parks, seconded by Lewis and was unanimously passed.

Robinson offered the motion to approve Mr. Dale E. Daniels to the Fire District 4 board. Hendry seconded the motion with all voting in agreement.

Juror Scott spoke to the jury about the creation of a skateboarding park on the grounds of the Turkey Creek RV and Recreation Park. He asked that the jury come together and collectively seek funding from any source available to get the ball rolling.

Parks made a motion to go into executive session to discuss the strategic planning regarding possible litigation. Hendry seconded the motion with all voting in agreement.

Harris offered the motion to reconvene in regular session. Parks seconded the motion with all voting in agreement. The review of quotes for the rental of a sheep foot roller was tabled.

The superintendent provided the jury with his monthly Superintendent’s Report. Hendry offered the motion to approve the report as presented. Robinson seconded. The motion passed.

All paper work required for the hardship drive application of Ms. Linda Killingsworth was received and in order. Parks offered the motion to approve the hardship drive request for Ms. Linda Killingsworth at 207 Hwy 868 Winnsboro, LA 71295. Robinson seconded the motion. The motion passed.

Robinson offered the motion to approve travel reimbursement for all FPPJ employees attending the 2019 Police Jury Association of Louisiana convention. Lewis seconded the motion. The motion was unanimously passed.

The treasurer provided the jury with her monthly Treasurer’s Report and asked that the jury review the budgets and advise of any questions or comments. There were no questions or comments received. Robinson offered the motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented. Parks seconded the motion with all voting in agreement.

With there being no further business to discuss, Hendry offered the motion to adjourn. Robinson seconded. The meeting was adjourned.

Karah Lochbrunner – Assistant Secretary/Treasurer Ricky Campbell – President

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Public Hearing

Of the Franklin Parish Police Jury

February 18, 2019

Franklin Parish Police Jury Room

6558 Main Street, Winnsboro, LA 71295

The Franklin Parish Police Jury met for a public hearing on Monday, February 18, 2019 at 10:30 A.M. in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Courthouse Building, located at 6558 Main Street, Winnsboro, LA 71295 with the following present: Ricky Campbell, President, Juror Leroy Scott, Juror Joe Lewis, Juror Rawhide Robinson, and Juror Troy Hendry. Unable to attend were K.W. “Buddy” Parks, Vice President and James Harris, Chaplin.

President Campbell called the meeting to order. Followed by roll call.

Juror Scott led the assembly in prayer and the pledge of allegiance.

With there being no further business to discuss, Hendry offered the motion to adjourn. Robinson seconded. The meeting was adjourned.

Hendry offered the motion to approve the agenda. Robinson seconded the motion with all voting in agreement.

President Campbell opened the public hearing to inform the public of the completed FY 2012 LCDBG LASTEP water improvement project. Juror Scott asked for the word completed to be broken down and if there is a time expansion involved for the project to be completed or what are the factors involved? The Secretary Treasurer answered by explaining that the actual deadline for the project to be completed was up in July of 2018. At that time, state sent letters advising that the parish needed to pay back all the money that had been expended, therefore the project was closed out in July. Since that time, the parish has made two payments back to state for the materials and equipment funds paid, along with payments to Womack and Sons for their work. The total to be paid back to state is $132,143.23. This public hearing is a formality to officially close the project to be in line with what state offered. The parish would not be eligible to apply for any LCDBG LASTEP grants until the FY 2012 LCDBG LASTEP water improvement project is officially closed out. Scott then asked the question that the one hundred thirty-seven dollars roughly had been spent and there is no progress as far as any difference in water disposed in the community. Mr. Scott was reminded that the grant was a community development grant which meant that the community was responsible for doing the labor of actually laying the lines and the engineering services, planning, consulting and all materials were furnished by the state grant. Since there has been no progress in the laying of the lines, and the deadline for the completion of the project was in July 2018, the project ended in July. Juror Scott expressed that he did not feel this project was practical and asked exactly how many miles of pipe were supposed to have been laid by the community. The miles of line to be laid was roughly eight. It was mentioned that there have been two of this type of project that have been awarded to Franklin Parish in the past and those were completed successfully. This is the first that has been unsuccessful due to the community not coming together to do the work of laying the lines as required by the grant guidelines. Ms. Lora Johnson, Mr. Carl Boley and Ms. Nancy Williams took the opportunity to express their feelings and view regarding the incompletion of the project and asked the jury if it could get funding through another type of grant for the water lines. Unfortunately, a LCDBG LASTEP grant is the only one the residents in their location qualified for.

President Campbell closed the public hearing.

President Campbell asked the jury for a motion to continue and formally agree to the completion of the project so that the Franklin Parish Police Jury will be eligible to apply for a LCDBG LASTEP grant in the future. Robinson offered the motion followed with a seconded from Hendry. The motion carried with all voting in agreement with the exception of Scott who abstained from voting.

With there being no further business to discuss, Hendry offered the motion to adjourn. Robinson seconded. The meeting was adjourned.

Karah Lochbrunner – Assistant Secretary/Treasurer Ricky Campbell – President

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Special Meeting

Of the Franklin Parish Police Jury

March 4, 2019

Franklin Parish Police Jury Room

6558 Main Street, Winnsboro, LA 71295

The Franklin Parish Police Jury met in Special Session on Monday, March 4, 2019 at 4:00 P.M. in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Courthouse Building, located at 6558 Main Street, Winnsboro, LA 71295 with the following present: K.W. “Buddy” Parks, Vice President, James Harris, Chaplin, Juror Leroy Scott, Juror Joe Lewis, Juror Rawhide Robinson, and Juror Troy Hendry. Ricky Campbell, President, was unable to attend.

Vice President Parks called the meeting to order. Followed by roll call.

Juror Harris led the assembly in prayer and the pledge of allegiance.

The motion to approve the agenda was offered by Hendry, seconded by Robinson and unanimously passed.

The motion to hire Mr. Cecil Barton as a full-time equipment mechanic as recommended by the Personnel Committee, was offered by Hendry, seconded by Robinson and unanimously approved.

Juror Scott entered the meeting at this time.

There being no further business to discuss, Hendry offered the motion to adjourn. Harris seconded. The meeting was adjourned.

Karah Lochbrunner – Assistant Secretary/Treasurer Ricky Campbell – President

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DIXIE SELF STORAGE

4495 Front St.

Winnsboro, LA 71295

318-325-8789

A cash sale to the highest bidder of various mini storage units will be held March 30, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

A-20: April James: Sewing machine; table; end tables; coat rack; couch; miscellaneous household items.

A-24 Paul Richmond: weed eater; exercise machine; child’s bed; wingback chair; desk.

B-16 Sierra Walker: week eater; sofa; loveseat; miscellaneous household items.

B-38 David McWilliams: microwave oven; extension cords; fan; bags.

C-5 Louise Lain: treadmill; walker; unit is full of boxes and bags of miscellaneous household items.

C-8 Lapresha Caston: sofa; loveseat; gas heater; tables; etc.

C-10 Susan Grant: sofa with two love seats; two t.v. sets; slow cooker; headboard; boxes.

C-16 Brian Nielsen: unit is full of miscellaneous bags and boxes.

C-38 Sonja Rollins: air conditioner; china hutch; lamp; speaker; bags.

C-40 Lisa Oglesbee: toolbox; bunkbeds; washer; a/c unit.

D-6 Deddrick Hollins: sofa; loveseat; headboard; mattress; bicycle.

D-17 Julia Ellis: chest; nit stand; dining chairs; furniture.

D-11 Sharon Ward: dresser; chest; car seat; boxes; bags; totes.

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SCHOOL BOARD BID NOTICE

The Franklin Parish School Board will be taking sealed bids for Large Kitchen Equipment. The deadline for submitting bids will be Friday, March 29, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. CDST. Bids will be opened and publicly acknowledged on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. CDST at the Franklin Parish School Board Office, 7293 Prairie Road, Winnsboro, LA 71295.

Bids must be sealed and clearly marked, “LARGE KITCHEN EQUIPMENT BID #FS2019-01.”

Bid forms are available at the Franklin Parish School Board and at www.bidsync.com. For additional information and specifications regarding bid, please contact the Franklin Parish School Board, (318)435-9046.

The Franklin Parish School Board has the right to accept or reject any and all bids.

Non-Discrimination Statement: In accordance with the Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department for Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the latter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture; Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights; 1400 Independence Avenue, SW; Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; fax: (202)690-7442; or email: program.Intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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STATE OF LOUISIANA

FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT

PARISH OF OUACHITA

DOCKET NO. 18-3564; CIVIL SECTION 2

SUCCESSION OF JAMES RONNIE DIXON, SR.

FILED: March 15, 2019 BY: Constance Foy Deputy Clerk

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR AUTHORITY

TO SELL IMMOVABLE PROPERTY AT PRIVATE SALE

NOTICE IS GIVEN that James Ronnie Dixon, Jr., Administrator of the Succession of James Ronnie Dixon, Sr., has, pursuant to the provisions of the Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure, article 3281, petitioned this Honorable Court for authority to sell at private sale, for the price of One Hundred Sixty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($160,000.00), the Succession’s interest in and to the following described property:

Northeast Quarter of Northwest Quarter (NE ¼ of NW ¼) of Section 8 Township 14 North, Range 7 East, containing forty (40) acres, more or less.

NOW THEREFORE, in accordance with law, notice is hereby given that James Ronnie Dixon, Jr., Administrator, proposes to sell the aforesaid immovable property, at private sale, for the price and upon the terms aforesaid, and the heirs, legatees, and creditors are required to make opposition, if any they have or can, to such sale, within seven (7) days, including Sundays and holidays, from date whereon the last publication of this notice appears.

/s/ Constance Foy

Deputy Clerk of Court

Ouachita Parish

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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 16, 2019.

FOR: General Maintenance to Ft. Necessity 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 1:30 P.M. on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Ft. Necessity School, 10630 Hwy 562, Ft. Necessity, LA 71243.

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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March 13, 2019

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

STATEWIDE FLOOD CONTROL PROGRAM

AIRPORT CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT PRIORITY PROGRAM

PORT CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT PRIORITY PROGRAM

To review the Statewide Flood Control Program, the Airport Construction and Development Priority Program, and the Port Construction and Development Priority Program as follows:

BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

1:30 P.M.

Louisiana State Capitol

Senate Room A-B

This Public Hearings will be conducted in accordance with Act 351 of the 1982 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature and Acts 451 and 452 of the 1989 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature by the House and Senate Committees on Transportation, Highways, and Public Works, meeting jointly.

The purpose of these Public Hearings is to review the proposed Statewide Flood Control Program, the proposed Airport Construction and Development Priority Program, and the proposed Port Construction and Development Priority Program for Fiscal Year 2019-2020. All interested persons are invited to be present.

Oral testimony will be received. However, so that all persons desiring to speak have an equal opportunity to do so, it is requested that every effort be made to complete individual testimony as quickly as possible.

Oral testimony may be supplemented by presenting written statements and comments to the Committee by mailing the same postmarked within ten (10) calendar days following the hearings to the above address. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Jean Allen, Department of Transportation and Development, phone (225) 379-3015.

Senator Page Cortez, Chairman

Senate Committee on Transportation, Highways, and Public Works

Representative Terry Landry, Sr.

House Committee on Transportation, Highways, and Public Works

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