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TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury FROM: Solid Waste Committee

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TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury
FROM: Solid Waste Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Solid Waste Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, February 14, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. Present were: Walter Pullen, Chair; Theresa Wyatt, Bobby Bennett, Nancy Wilson, Sharyon Mayfield and Ronny Walker.
ABSENT: None
Walter Pullen called the meeting to order and delivered the invocation.
Sharyon Mayfield offered a motion, seconded by Ronny Walker, to approve the Agenda. There being no public comment, the motion carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Bennett, Pullen, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
NAYS: None
ABSENT: None
Mr. Richard Durrett of Waggoner Engineering was present to give the Preliminary Report on the Woodwaste Disposal Study. Mr. Durrett reviewed the project scope which was to gather information, analyze alternatives and methods being utilized in the region and receive recommendations from the Committee to be used in preparing and presenting the final report at the next meeting. He presented seven alternatives along with the general pros and cons of each method. Following questions and discussion, Mr. Durrett was directed to do a cost analysis and price comparison on operation of a pit burner in house or through a contractor. Mr. Pullen also recommended burying a small percentage of the woodwaste in the C and D area for the short term. Ronny Walker offered a motion, seconded by Sharyon Mayfield, to approve the methods to be analyzed in the final report of Waggoner Engineering. There being no public comments, the motion was voted upon and carried with the following vote:
YEAS: Wyatt, Bennett, Pullen, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
NAYS: None
ABSENT: None
Next on the Agenda was to consider a rate increase request from Jackie White, Inc. Ricky White was present to make the request. Mr. White explained that he was seeking a total rate increase of 9% due to an increase in operating costs and an increase in the Consumer Price Index. Following discussion and questions, Bobby Bennett offered a motion, seconded by Sharyon Mayfield to deny the rate increase request. There being no public comment the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
YEAS: Wyatt, Bennett, Pullen, Wilson, Mayfield and Walker
NAYS: None
ABSENT: None
Mr. Pullen reminded the committee members to participate in the Great American Cleanup to be held March 17, 2012. There being no other business to come before the Committee, the meeting was adjourned.
Courtney Hall Walter Pullen
Parish Administrator Chair
1td: March 22, 2012

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