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THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury

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THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury met in regular session on Tuesday, June 12, 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; Joe Henderson, District Nine; Nancy Wilson, District Ten; Sharyon Mayfield, District Eleven; and Ronny Walker, District Twelve.
Absent: R. G. “Skip” Russell, District Eight
Theresa Wyatt called the meeting to order and Walter Pullen delivered the Invocation. David Hammons offered a motion, seconded by Sharyon Mayfield, 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, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus,Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell
Ronny Walker offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to approve the minutes of the May 8, 2012 meeting. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus,Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell
Mr. Jerry Moore was present to give a report on the Lincoln Parish Sales and Use Tax Commission 2012/2013 Proposed Budget. Following questions and discussion David Hammons offered a motion, seconded by Joe Henderson, to approve the budget. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus,Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell
Jody Backus offered a motion, seconded by Joe Henderson, to adopt an endorsement resolution supporting Quality Truss, LLC's participation in the enterprise zone program's Quality Jobs Program.
Resolution No. 2012-18
RESOLUTION ENDORSING THE PARTICIPATION OF QUALITY TRUSS, LLC, LOCATED AT 139 UPS ROAD, RUSTON, LOUISIANA (ADVANCE NOTIFICATION #20120763), TO PARTICIPATE IN THE BENEFITS OF THE LOUISIANA QUALITY JOBS PROGRAM.
WHEREAS, the Louisiana Quality Jobs Program, created pursuant to the Louisiana Enterprise Act, LSA-R.S. 51:1781, et. seq., offers significant incentives for economic development to various areas in the State; and WHEREAS, the Lincoln Parish Police Jury states this endorsement is in agreement with the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for our Parish and area; and WHEREAS, in accordance with the Louisiana Quality Jobs Program requirements, the Lincoln Parish Police Jury agrees:
1. To participate in the Quality Jobs Program
2. To assist the Louisiana Department of Economic Development in evaluating progress made in any Enterprise Zone with its jurisdiction. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Parish Police Jury, convened in regular session on June 12, 2012, does hereby endorse Quality Truss, LLC, located at 139 UPS Road, Ruston, Louisiana and their project, Advance notification # 20120763, to participate in the Louisiana Quality Jobs Program. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the President, Theresa Wyatt, is authorized and empowered to execute any and all documents necessary for Quality Truss, LLC to participate in the Louisiana Quality Jobs Program, and to complete said project, and to do any and all things necessary and proper to carry out this Resolution and to fulfill its objectives and purposes.
/s/ Theresa Wyatt THERESA WYATT
PRESIDENT
LINCOLN PARISH POLICE JURY
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 12th day of June 2012 at which meeting a quorum was present.
/s/ Courtney Hall
COURTNEY HALL
ADMINISTRATOR
LINCOLN PARISH POLICE JURY
There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus,Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell
David Hartt of Cameron, Hines, and Hartt, LLC. was present to present the 2011 Lincoln Parish Police Jury Audit Report. Mr. Hartt reported that the Police Jury received an unqualified opinion on the audit. Jody Backus offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to approve the report. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus,Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell
Mr. Hartt also presented the 2011 Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish Audit Report. Mr. Hartt reported that the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish also received an unqualified opinion on the audit. David Hammons offered a motion, seconded by Sharyon Mayfield, to approve the report. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus,Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell
Parish Administrator, Courtney Hall, stated that only one proposal for Official Journal had been received from the Ruston Daily Leader. David Hammons offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to adopt the Ruston Daily Leader as the Official Journal for 2012-2013. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas:Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus,Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell
Rosalind Jones was present to provide a report on of the Lincoln Parish Public Transportation Drug and Alcohol Policy. After discussion, Ronny Walker offered a motion, seconded by Joe Henderson, to adopt the Lincoln Parish Public Transportation Drug and Alcohol Policy for the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish . There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus,Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell
David Hammons offered a motion, seconded by Ronny Walker, to accept the low bid from Amethyst Construction for providing Hot Mix for six months.

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There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus,Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell
Ronny Walker offered a motion, seconded by Bobby Bennett, to accept the low bid of Dreher Contracting, Inc. for providing Cold Mix for six months.

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There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus,Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell
Randy Roberson offered a motion, seconded by Bobby Bennett, to accept the high bid of Dixie Surplus Machinery for the Walden Sweepmaster II S/N: 23627 as surplus property.

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There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus,Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell
Ronny Walker offered a motion, seconded by Randy Roberson, to accept the high bid of Dixie Surplus Machinery for the 2004 Mack Compactor Truck S/N: 1M2K189C54MO24872 as surplus property.

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There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus,Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell
Randy Roberson reported that the Public Works Committee met at 5:00 pm this day, and the Committee recommends:
1. Denying approval of the preliminary plat submitted by Mr. C. J. Underwood for a mobile home development until all standards required by the Lincoln Parish Subdivision Code were met. David Hammons offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter to approve the minutes of the Public Works Committee meeting. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus,Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell
Ronny Walker reported that the Adjudicated Property Committee met at 5:30 pm this day and the Committee recommends:
1. Authorizing Parish Counsel Andy Shealy to call a meeting with all concerned taxing bodies to pursue entering into Cooperative Endeavor Agreements to sell adjudicated properties; and furthermore to authorize the Parish Administrator to seek proposals outsourcing the sale of adjudicated properties. Joe Henderson offered a motion, seconded by Bobby Bennett, to approve the minutes of the Adjudicated Property Committee. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus,Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell
Joe Henderson stated that the Personnel Benefits Committee met at 6:00 pm this day and the Committee recommends:
1. Reappointing Dr. Augusta Clark and Mr. Charles Penuell to the Library Board of Control.
2. Reviewing qualifications and procedures for the appointment of members of the Fire District Commission, Northeast Delta Human Services Authority, Keep Lincoln Parish Beautiful and any other boards and commissions that the Police Jury makes the actual appointments as well as for those for which the Police Jury acts on recommendations of other entities. Joe Henderson offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to approve the minutes of the Personnel Benefits Committee. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus,Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell
Jody Backus stated that the Finance Committee met at 6:30 pm this day and the Committee recommends:
1. Distributing $2,000,000.00 to the parish and its incorporated municipalities from the Solid Waste Equipment Reserve Fund to be allocated and divided in accordance with the formula set forth in the Proposition for the sales and use tax approved for solid waste purposes at the election held on November 5, 1974 as the funds become available without penalty. Jody Backus offered a motion, seconded by Sharyon Mayfield, to approve the minutes of the Finance Committee. There being no public comment on the matter the motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:
Yeas: Wyatt, Hunter, Bennett, Roberson, Hammons, Pullen, Backus,Henderson, Wilson, Mayfield, Walker
Nays: None
Absent: Russell
Under Reports, Rick Holt informed the Police Jury that there would be a clay shooting competition on June 16, 2012 to raise money for the Sparta Foundation. Scott Terry reminded the Jurors that the Peach Festival would be held on June 22-23, 2012. There being no other business to come before the Jury, the meeting was adjourned.
Courtney Hall Theresa Wyatt
Parish Administrator President
1td: July 19, 2012

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