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REGULAR MEETING OF TOWN COUNCIL

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REGULAR MEETING OF TOWN COUNCIL
The Town Council of Dubach, Louisiana met in Regular Session Monday, July 21, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the Town Hall.
Present were Honorable Robert Jensen Mayor, and Council members Vallie Carrico, Robert Colvin, Hattie Graham, Davie Powell, Donna Lewis and Ray Patterson with the Ruston Daily Leader.
Absent: NONE
Citizens attended: Markay Brown with MML&H, John Belton and 2 of his campaign staff members,
Evelyn Graham and Ruby Dawson.
The Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance led by Mayor Jensen and Invocation by Evelyn Graham.
Motion by Robert Colvin Seconded by Davie Powell to approve Agenda as presented
(and amended). Motion passed unanimously. Motion by Donna Lewis Seconded by Robert Colvin to approve the previous Minutes as read. Motion Carried.
Bills for the month of July Were audited in the amount of $2616.47. Motion by Donna Lewis
Seconded by Davie Powell to pay Bills as presented. Motion passed.
John Belton, an Assistant District Attorney in the Third Judicial District, running for District Attorney spoke at meeting.
Markay Brown with MML&H presented and explained handout of proposal for sidewalks, drainage & curbs in the downtown area of Dubach. Markay explained that the town could apply for assistance to offset cost by applying for Federal TAP Share before July 31, 2014. Coucil agreed to have
application done by MML&H. Mayor Jensen stated he would call DOT. Motion by Robert Colvin,
Seconded by Donna Lewis to approve. Motion carried.
Town Clerk Pamela Delp announced that a public meeting is set for August 18, 2014 at 6:15 pm
The Public meeting is to adopt millage rates for 2014, Resolution 345 which is a Resolution setting millage rate at 7.110 mills on all property subject to taxation by the Town of Dubach.
The dates and times of the public meeting have been published in The Ruston Daily Leader on July 13 and July 15, 2014.
Announcement was made that Karen Jones was replacing Sarah Cooper following Ms. Cooper’s retirement.
Evelyn Graham spoke regarding the need for properties in the town to be cleaned. Evelyn stated that she would contact property owners or family members to try to get properties cleaned up before the
town would need to notify the property owners in writing according to ordinance 308E.
Mayor Robert Jensen spoke about need for water tank changes to improve quality of water. Mayor
Jensen provided estimate proposed by Water Tank Services to install 6" steel line on elevated water tank in the amount of $19,000. Mayor Jensen stated that he would make some contacts regarding offsetting cost of improvements by using grant money. Council agreed to go ahead with work once contacts had been made by mayor.
Motion by Donna Lewis, Seconded by Davie Powell to approve Minutes. Motion carried.
Motion by Robert Colvin To adjourn Seconded by Donna Lewis. Motion carried.
The next town council meeting is scheduled for August 18, 2014 at 6:30 pm.
Pamela Delp, Clerk Robert Jensen, Mayor
1td: July 25, 2014

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