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THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury

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THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury met in regular session on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., at its regular meeting place in the Courthouse, Ruston, Louisiana. Present were: Theresa Wyatt, District One; Hazel D. Hunter, District Two; Bobby Bennett, District Three; Randy Roberson, District Four; David Hammons, District Five; Walter Pullen, District Six; Jody Backus; District Seven; Nancy Wilson, District Ten; Sharyon Mayfield, District Eleven; and Ronny Walker, District Twelve.
Absent: R. G. “Skip” Russell, District Eight and Joe Henderson, District Nine; Theresa Wyatt called the meeting to order and David Hammons delivered the invocation. Sharyon Mayfield offered a motion, seconded by David Hammons, to approve the Agenda. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Wilson, and Mayfield
Nays: None
Absent: Hunter, Russell, Henderson, and Walker
Ronny Walker entered the meeting. Sharyon Mayfield offered a motion, seconded by Bobby Bennett, to approve the minutes of the April 10, 2012 meeting. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Wilson, Mayfield, and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Hunter, Russell, and Henderson
Chair Theresa Wyatt informed the Jury that Mr. Russell Semon with the Northeast Delta Human Services Authority had been detained and that he would give his report upon arrival. Bobby Bennett offered a motion, seconded by Ronny Walker, to adopt a resolution authorizing the President to execute the FY 2011-2012 Community Water Enrichment Fund (CWEF) Contracts.
RESOLUTION 2012- 17
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Lincoln Parish Police Jury convened in Regular Session this 8th day of May, 2011 does hereby authorize the President Theresa Wyatt to execute any and all documents relating to the Community Water Enrichment Fund Contracts.
I, Courtney Hall, Parish Administrator, Lincoln Parish Police Jury, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of a Resolution adopted by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, convened in regular session on the 8th day of May, 2012 at which meeting a quorum was present. And this resolution was declared adopted on this, the 8th day of May, 2012.
/s/ Courtney Hall
Courtney Hall
Parish Administrator
There being no public comment, the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Wilson, Mayfield, and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Hunter, Russell, and Henderson
Next on the agenda was advertisement for bids for hot mix and cold mix for six months. Hazel Hunter entered the meeting. David Hammons offered a motion, seconded by Ronny Walker, to authorize the advertisement of bids for hot mix and cold mix. There being no public comment, the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Wilson, Mayfield, and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell, Henderson
Courtney Hall stated that the Facility Security Study Committee met on April 27, 2012 and the Committee recommends:
1. That Phase 2 facility security projects be implemented and funded.
Sharyon Mayfield offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to approve the minutes of the Facility Security Study Committee. There being no public comments, the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Wilson, Mayfield, and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell, Henderson
Ronny Walker stated that the Adjudicated Property Committee met at 4:00 pm this day and the Committee recommends:
1. Calling a second meeting and inviting ARCHON Information Systems, LLC, a company that is currently assisting numerous other jurisdictions in handling adjudicated property sales, to come explain how they handle adjudicated property and to invite a representative from each taxing body to attend.
David Hammons offered a motion, seconded by Sharyon Mayfield, to approve the minutes of the Adjudicated Property Committee. There being no public comment, the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Wilson, Mayfield, and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell, Henderson
Theresa Wyatt stated that the Personnel Benefits Committee met at 4:30 pm this day and the Committee recommends:
1. Approving and adopting the Board and Commission Appointment Policy and Procedures as presented.
Hazel Hunter offered a motion, seconded by Ronny Walker, to approve the minutes of the Personnel Benefits Committee. There being no public comment, the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Wilson, Mayfield, and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell, Henderson
Randy Roberson stated that the Public Works Committee met at 5:00 pm this day and the Committee recommends:
1. Amending the 2012 Capital Improvement Program by moving the one mile section of California Plant Road to the 2013 Program and replacing it with a one mile section of Spur Road.
2. Declaring surplus property a 2004 Dodge Ram 2500, S/N 3D7KA28C246171596 with a minimum bid of $2,500.00 and a 2000 Ford F250, S/N 1FTNW20FXYEC57184, with a minimum bid of $1,500.00 and authorizing advertisement for bid.
3. To re-advertise the following items as surplus property and offer them for sell to highest bidder at the stated minimum prices and putting any unsold items in to an auction:
2003 E350 Van SN: 1FBSS31FX3HA36537, Minimum Bid $2,000.00
1998 GMC Sierra 1500 Pickup Truck, SN: 1GTEC19W0WE535822, Minimum Bid $800.00
Waldon Sweepmaster II, SN: 23627, Minimum Bid $1,000.00
2004 Mack Compactor Truck SN: 1M2K189C54M024872, Minimum Bid $10,000.00
1994 Ford Bus, SN: 1FDNB80C9SUA01531, Minimum Bid $800.00
Bobby Bennett offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to approve the minutes of the Public Works Committee. There being no public comment, the motion was voted on and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Wilson, Mayfield, and Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell, Henderson
Walter Pullen stated that the Solid Waste and Recycling Committee met at 5:30 pm this day and the Committee recommends:
1. To approve entering in to a contract with Crochet Equipment Company, Inc. and authorizing the President to execute the contract.
2. To recommend to the Finance Committee that $2 million dollars be distributed from the Solid Waste Equipment Reserve Fund to the parish and its incorporated municipalities in accordance with the formula set forth in the original sales tax proposition.
3. Declaring the Fairbanks Scales, Model 90-164-2, S/N H208711AN as surplus property with a minimum bid of $1,500.00.
Sharyon Mayfield offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to approve the minutes of the Solid Waste Committee. There being no public comment, the motion was voted on and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Pullen, Backus, Wilson, Mayfield, and Walker
Nays: Bennett, Roberson, and Hammons,
Absent: Russell, Henderson
Jody Backus stated that the Finance Committee met at 6:30 pm this day and no actions were taken. Ronny Walker offered a motion, seconded by Jody Backus, to approve the minutes of the Finance Committee. There being no public comment, the motion carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Hammons, Pullen, Backus, Wilson, Mayfield, and Walker
Nays: Roberson
Absent: Russell, Henderson
Under reports, Hazel Hunter stated that she had traveled to Baton Rouge to attend the unveiling of the Bicentennial Quilt. She noted that the Quilt would be traveling throughout the state and would be in Lincoln Parish at a later date.
Ronny Walker reported that he had attended a meeting of the Northeast Delta Human Services Authority. He noted that in this meeting it was strongly suggested that the parish appoint representatives to the committee.
Rick Holt reported on the recent Sparta Commission meeting held in Farmerville, LA. He reported that the new USGS statistics show that usage of the Sparta Aquifer is down approximately 5 million gallons per day, and conservation efforts are continuing.
Jody Backus reported that Northern Exposure is going on in Baton Rouge today and he thanked the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce for assisting in this event.
Mr. Russell Semon entered the meeting and presented his report on the Northeast Delta Human Services Authority. No action was taken.
There being no other business to come before the Jury, the meeting was adjourned.
Courtney Hall Theresa Wyatt
Parish Administrator President
1td: June 20, 2012

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