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1. 3/23/2019
PUBLIC NOTICE - - - PUBLIC MEETING Capital Region Planning Commission, Baton Rouge, LA - March 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm 3325 Groom Road, Baker, LA 70714. Public meeting to discuss planning efforts for bicycle and pedestrian connectivity in Baker. For special accommodations or additional information, contact CRPC at 225-383-5203 or crpcla.org 332486-feb 23-mar 2-9-16-23-5t
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2. 3/20/2019
PUBLIC NOTICE - - - Central Community Schools Meeting Minutes School Board Meeting 02/11/2019 06:00 PM Central Administrative Office 10510 Joor Road, Suite 300 Central, LA 70818 Voting Members Roxanne Atkinson, President Dr. G. David Walker, Vice President Willard Easley, Board Member Ruby Foil, Board Member Dr. James Gardner, Board Member 1. Call to Order Chairperson Roxanne Atkinson called to order the Regular School Board Meeting of the Central Community School Board on Monday, February 11, 2019 at the Central Administrative Office at 6:00 P.M. 2. Prayer Prayer led by Mr. Jeremy O'Banion 3. Pledge 4. Roll Call Tracy Barnes conducted a roll call. The following persons were present: Roxanne Atkinson, Willard Easley, Ruby Foil, James Gardner and David Walker. Sharon Browning and Keith Holmes were absent. A quorum was present. 5. Recognitions Students in the welding program were recognized for receiving a welding certification. November and December Culture Coin Winners were recognized. 6. To consider approval of the minutes from the Regular School Board Meeting held on Monday, January 14, 2019 and take appropriate action. A motion was made by Mr. Easley and seconded by Dr. Walker to approve the minutes from the Regular School Board Meeting held on Monday, January 14, 2019. There being no objections, the motion passed. 7. To consider the Superintendent's Recommendation for administrative, instructional and support staff positions and take appropriate action. (Dr. Fountain) Board Members received a report of two (2) resignations. This was a report only and required no action. Board Members received a report of five (5) appointments. This was a report only and required no action. Board Members received a report of one (1) reassignment. This was a report only and required no action. 8. To receive a report from the Facilities/Equipment Committee Meeting held on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 and take appropriate action regarding the following: a. Update on facility projects Committee Members received an update on facility projects. This was a report only and required no action. 9. To receive a report from the Human Resources/ Policies Committee Meeting held on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 and take appropriate action regarding the following: a. 1st Reading of the following revised policies: Committee Members received a 1st Reading of proposed revised polices of the Central Community School System Policy Manual. This was for a first reading only and required no action. 1. Revised Policy D-3.3 - Tax and Bond Elections and Sales 2. Revised Policy D-7.4 - Purchasing 3. Revised Policy F-4.1 - Sexual Harassment 4. Revised Policy F-9.4 - Recruitment 5. Revised Policy F-9.5a - Employment of Retired Personnel 6. Revised Policy F-9.14 - Employee Discipline 7. Revised Policy F-9.15 - Dismissal of Employees 8. Revised Policy F-10.4 - Sick Leave 9. Revised Policy F-10.6 - Maternity and Adoptive Leave 10. Policy H-2.3a - Student Assignment b. 1st Reading of revised job description for Special Programs Compliance and Office Manager Committee Members received a 1st Reading of the revised job description for Special Programs Compliance and Office Manager. This was for a 1st Reading only and required no action. c. Proposed school calendar for the 2019-2020 school year Committee Members received the proposed School Calender for the 2019-2020 School Year. This was a report only and required no action. 10. To consider approval of the proposed School Calendar for the 2019-2020 School Year and take appropriate action. (Dr. Fountain) A motion was made by Dr. Gardner and seconded by Dr. Walker to approve the proposed School Calender for the 2019-2020 School Year. There being no objections, the motion passed. 11. To consider a facility usage request to use Wildcat Stadium and take appropriate action. (Dr. Fountain) A motion was made by Mr. Easley and seconded by Dr. Gardner to approve the facility usage request from Zoar Baptist Church to use Wildcat Stadium for their annual Early Morning Easter Service on Sunday, April 21, 2019. There being no objections, the motion passed. 12. Superintendent's Report We have a teacher only day next Monday, February 18th. Last Friday (February 8th), we surprised all faculty and staff with a sweet snack. The event was sponsored by Neighbors Federal Credit Union. We have amazing teachers and staff and it is a privilege to honor their hard work throughout the year. We also appreciate our community sponsors who contact us asking to support our valued employees in the school system. Mardi Gras holidays will be Monday, March 4th through Wednesday, March 6th. I wanted to mention this tonight since our next board meeting is not until March 11th. We are finishing up our Strategic Plan, and my goal is to present it at the March board meeting. Last week was School Counselors Week. These individuals do tremendous work for our students, and each school honored their counselors throughout the week. Cooking in Central is going to be held on Friday, March 22nd. It will be a one day event this year. We will have early dismissal on this day so those who want to participate in the festivities will be able to do that. Our February 1st count was 4,652. This is up by 16 students from our October 1st count (4,636). Last year, our February 1st count was 4,506. That is in increase of 146 students. 13. Announcements Central Middle and Central High School Talented Theatre and Music Programs present Children of Eden on February 14th, 15th, and 16th at 6:30 PM in the Central High School Theater. a. Committee Meetings - Wednesday, February 27th b. Next Regular School Board Meeting - Monday, March 11th - Central High School Theater 14. Adjourn A motion was made by Mr. Easley and seconded by Dr. Gardner to adjourn the meeting. There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned. 337943-mar 20-1t
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3. 3/20/2019
PUBLIC NOTICE - - - PUBLIC NOTICE The City of Central Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 6:00 pm at the Kristenwood Meeting Facility, 14025 Greenwell Springs Rd, Central, LA 70739 to consider the following item(s): SS-4-19 Subdivision of Lot C-3 of the R. B. Montelaro Property into Lots C-3-A, C-3-B and C-3-C. This property is located on the west side of Blackwater Road between Rathmoor Avenue to the north and Ardoon Drive to the west in Sections 80, T6S, R1E, GLD, EBR, LA. The applicant is requesting to subdivide one lot zoned (R/A) Rural/Agricultural Zoning District into three lots with an extension of an existing, a 30 ft. wide, private servitude of access for single-family residential land use and a waiver to Sec. 7:14.3(1) of the Development Code to permit the development of the property without connection to public sanitary sewer. (Applicant: Moody Carroll Investments, LLC) RZ-1-19 Rezoning of Lots 4 and 5 of the Irwin Kohler Property from (R/A) Rural/Agricultural Zoning District to (R-1) Single Family Residential One District. This property is located on the north side of Triple B Road between Kohler Lane to the east and Chaparral Place to the west in Section 42, T6S, R2E, GLD, EBR, LA. The applicant is requesting a rezoning to accommodate four proposed lots for single-family residential land use. (Applicant: Brandon Dodson) 336416-mar 13-20-27-3t
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4. 3/20/2019
PUBLIC NOTICE - - - PUBLIC NOTICE The City of Central Board of Adjustments will hold a public hearing on March 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm at the Kristenwood Meeting Facility, 14025 Greenwell Springs Rd., Central, LA 70739 to consider the following item(s): BOA-3-19 This property is located on the south side of Lovett Road between Sullivan Road to the east and Woods Edge Drive to the west. The applicant requests the Board of Adjustment to grant variances to Section 12.3(A)1 Minimum Lot Size and to Section 12.3(A)2 Minimum Lot Width of the Comprehensive Zoning Code for three proposed lots in the (R/A) Rural/Agricultural Zoning District. (Applicant: RRA, LLC) 336424-mar 13-20-27-3t
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5. 3/20/2019
PUBLIC NOTICE - - - CITY OF CENTRAL MINUTES OF THE CITY COUNCIL Kristenwood Building 14025 Greenwell Springs Road Central, LA 70739 Tuesday, February 26, 2019 6:00 PM I. Preliminary Business 1) Call to Order Mayor Barrow called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. 2) Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance Ron Erickson 3) Roll Call Present: Council Members Evans, Freneaux, McKinney, Moak, Myer, Roy, Wells Absent: None 4) Approval of the minutes from the February 12, 2019 Council meeting Council Member Roy moved to accept the February 12, 2019 minutes. The motion was seconded by Council Member Myer. There were no objections. The minutes of the February 12, 2019 Council meeting stand approved as written. II. Unfinished Business None III. New Business 1) Mayor's report and presentations Mayor Barrow introduced Senator Bodi White. Senator White presented an update on Capital Outlay. 2) Report from Roger Corcoran, City of Central Chief of Police, concerning law enforcement within the City of Central. Chief Corcoran announced that the January stats were presented at the last meeting. 3) Report from Matt Zyjewski, IBTS Program Director, concerning services provided to the City of Central. Matt Zyjewski presented a report concerning services provided to the City of Central. 4) Distribution of the City of Central Accounts Payable Disbursement Report for period of January 1, 2019 thru January 31, 2019, and Deposit Totals for January, 2019. Accounts Payable Disbursement Report and Deposit Totals for January, 2019 were included in packets. 5) Distribution of the City of Central November 2018 Financial Statements. November 2018 Financial Statements were included in packets. 6) Introduction of the following item(s) (with public hearing to be held at the March 12, 2019 council meeting): a) An ordinance to amend Chapter 5 of Title 1 of The Code of Ordinances relative to appointment of members to the Planning Commission and to provide for related matters. (By Council Member Freneaux) 7) Public Hearing and action regarding the following instrument(s): a) A resolution to designate Landon Sutton to the Central Police Department as a Reserve Officer. (By Council Member Roy) Council Member Roy moved to approve this resolution. The motion was seconded by Council Member Myer. Council Member Wells made a substitute motion to defer this item to March 12, 2019. The substitute motion was seconded by Council Member McKinney. Vote: 3 yeas (McKinney, Moak, Wells), 4 nays (Evans, Freneaux, Myer, Roy), 0 absent. Substitute motion failed. Vote on motion to approve: 7 yeas (Evans, Freneaux, McKinney, Moak, Myer, Roy, Wells), 0 nays, 0 absent. Motion passed. b) A resolution to designate Don Quasdorf, Jr. to the Central Police Department as a Reserve Officer. (By Council Member Roy) Council Member Roy moved to approve this resolution. The motion was seconded by Council Member Freneaux. Vote: 7 yeas (Evans, Freneaux, McKinney, Moak, Myer, Roy, Wells), 0 nays, 0 absent. Motion passed. c) A resolution to designate Andrew Finn to the Central Police Department as a Reserve Officer. (By Council Member Roy) This item was withdrawn. d) A resolution to designate John Mouton to serve on Seat "A" on the City of Central Board of Adjustments. (By Council Member Freneaux) Council Member Freneaux moved to consolidate items d, e, & f. The motion was seconded by Council Member Moak. Vote: 7 yeas (Evans, Freneaux, McKinney, Moak, Myer, Roy, Wells), 0 nays, 0 absent. Motion passed. Council Member Freneaux moved to approve items d, e, & f. The motion was seconded by Council Member Moak. Vote: 7 yeas (Evans, Freneaux, McKinney, Moak, Myer, Roy, Wells), 0 nays, 0 absent. Motion passed. e) A resolution to designate Bryan Costello to serve on Seat "B" on the City of Central Board of Adjustments. (By Council Member Freneaux) f) A resolution to designate Matt Moore to serve on Seat "C" on the City of Central Board of Adjustments. (By Council Member Freneaux) g) A resolution to authorize the Mayor to execute and take action pursuant to a Local Services Agreement with the City of Baton Rouge and Parish of East Baton Rouge and the Amite River Basin Drainage and Water Conservation District for the Amite River Flood Control Projects and to provide for all related matters. (By Council Member Wells) Council Member Wells moved to approve this resolution. The motion was seconded by Council Member Evans. Vote: 7 yeas (Evans, Freneaux, McKinney, Moak, Myer, Roy, Wells), 0 nays, 0 absent. Motion passed. h) An ordinance to amend the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year Budget to increase funding property insurance for the Police Department Office by $1,975 and to provide for related matters. (By Council Member Roy) Council Member Roy moved to approve this ordinance. The motion was seconded by Council Member Myer. Vote: 7 yeas (Evans, Freneaux, McKinney, Moak, Myer, Roy, Wells), 0 nays, 0 absent. Motion passed. i) An ordinance to ament the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year Budget to appropriate up to $64,000 to expand the scope of the drainage study for the Drainage Master Plan and to provide for related matters. (By Council Member Freneaux) Council Member Freneaux moved to approve this ordinance. The motion was seconded by Council Member Moak. Vote: 7 yeas (Evans, Freneaux, McKinney, Moak, Myer, Roy, Wells), 0 nays, 0 absent. Motion passed. j) An ordinance to amend and reenact Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances relative to matters requiring approval by more than a majority and special meetings and to provide for related matters. (By Council Member Freneaux) Council Member Freneaux moved to approve this ordinance. The motion was seconded by Council Member Evans. Vote: 7 yeas (Evans, Freneaux, McKinney, Moak, Myer, Roy, Wells), 0 nays, 0 absent. Motion passed. IV. Zoning Cases 1) Introduction of the following item(s) (with public hearing to be held at the March 12, 2019 council meeting): None 2) Discussion and action regarding the following case(s): a) SS-24-18 Joor Road: An ordinance granting a waiver to permit a private wastewater treatment plant. (Joor Road Tract 1-B of J. H. Bennett Tract). Applicant: Ashley and Adam Hunt. (By Council Member Myer) Council Member Evans moved to amend this ordinance, line 10 should read "32.49-acre" in place of "82-acre". The motion was seconded by Council Member Myer. Vote: 7 yeas (Evans, Freneaux, McKinney, Moak, Myer, Roy, Wells), 0 nays, 0 absent. Motion passed. Council Member Myer moved to approve this ordinance with the amendment. The motion was seconded by Council Member Roy. Vote: 7 yeas (Evans, Freneaux, McKinney, Moak, Myer, Roy, Wells), 0 nays, 0 absent. Motion passed. V. Other Business 1) Public Comment * Restricted to items not on the agenda. A Public Comment Request to Speak Card must be turned in to the City Clerk prior to the start of the meeting in order to be considered. Public comment is limited to 10 speakers with three minutes each. None 2) Announcements a) Council Member Freneaux reminded everyone that Cooking in Central is scheduled for March 22, 2019. 3) Adjournment Council Member Evans moved to adjourn. The motion was seconded by Council Member Moak. Mayor Barrow adjourned the meeting at 7:41 p.m. s/David Barrow, Mayor ATTEST: s/Mark Miley, City Clerk 338183-mar 20-1t
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6. 3/20/2019
PUBLIC NOTICE - - - The City Council of the City of Central, LA will hold a public meeting and public hearing on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm at Kristenwood Building, 14025 Greenwell Springs Road, Central, LA 70739, to discuss the following instruments/items: a) An ordinance to amend the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year Budgets for the Half-Cent Special Revenue Fund and Capital Outlay & Improvement to appropriate up to $193,770 for preliminary engineering services for State Project H.013546 / Federal Aid Project No. H013546 (Thibodeaux Road Improvements) and to provide for related matters. (By Council Member McKinney) b) An ordinance to amend and reenact Title 5 relative to Reserve Officers and to provide for related matters. (By Council Member Wells) The complete agenda can be found at www.centralgov.com on the Council Agenda page or by calling 225-262-5000. 338185-mar 20-1t
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7. 3/20/2019
PUBLIC NOTICE - - - EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL SYSTEM COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2019 Members present Mark Bellue, Dadrius Lanus, Tramelle Howard, Dawn Collins, Evelyn Ware-Jackson, Jill Dyason, Michael Gaudet, Connie Bernard, David Tatman Meeting called to order at 5:00 PM Meeting Opening Meeting called to order by School Board Vice-President, Jill Dyason. Invocation was led by School Board Member Dadrius Lanus, and Pledge of Allegiance by School Board Member Connie Bernard. Roll Call Others present were: Mr. Warren Drake, Superintendent; Mr. Adam Smith, Associate Superintendent; Mr. Ben Necaise, Associate Superintendent; Dr. Quentina Timoll, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction; Mrs. Andrea O'Konski, Chief Officer for Accountability and Assessments; Mr. James Crochet, Chief Officer for Business Operations; Mrs. Millie Williams, Chief Officer for Human Resources; Mr. Gary Reese, Chief Officer for Student Support Services; Mrs. Stacey Dupre, Chief Officer for Support and Special Projects; Mr. Richard Ellis, Chief Officer for Technology; and Mrs. Taylor Gast, Director of Communications and Public Relations. Receive as Information Notice of Public Meeting for Levying Millages Notice is hereby given that the Parish School Board of the Parish of East Baton Rouge, State of Louisiana, acting as the governing authority of Consolidated School District No. 1 of the Parish of East Baton Rouge, State of Louisiana (the "District"), plans to consider and adopt at its meeting on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. at the Parish School Board Office, 1050 South Foster Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the Resolution, as required by law for the Office of the Assessor no later than June 1, 2019 for the purpose of levying millages effective on the 2019 Assessment Roll. Items for Consideration 2019-2020 School Year Calendar Approval of the 2019-2020 School Year Calendar. Motion by Connie Bernard, second by Dadrius Lanus. Final Resolution: Motion Carries Yea: Mark Bellue, Dadrius Lanus, Tramelle Howard, Dawn Collins, Evelyn Ware-Jackson, Jill Dyason, Michael Gaudet, Connie Bernard, David Tatman Grant Approval of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Clean Diesel 2018 grant in the amount of $789,999.00 to replace 30 diesel fueled buses. Motion by David Tatman, second by Dawn Collins. Final Resolution: Motion Carries Yea: Mark Bellue, Dadrius Lanus, Tramelle Howard, Dawn Collins, Evelyn Ware-Jackson, Jill Dyason, Michael Gaudet, Connie Bernard, David Tatman Professional Services Contracts-Federal Funds Approval of the following professional services contracts between the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board and: a) Maximize Learning, Inc. in the amount of $23,600.00 for professional development for the Diocese of Baton Rouge. b) School Leadership Center of Greater New Orleans in the amount of $48,000.00 for professional development for the Diocese of Baton Rouge. Motion by Mark Bellue, second by Dadrius Lanus. Final Resolution: Motion Carries Yea: Mark Bellue, Dadrius Lanus, Tramelle Howard, Dawn Collins, Evelyn Ware-Jackson, Jill Dyason, Michael Gaudet, Connie Bernard, David Tatman Professional Services Contract Addendum Approval of an addendum to the professional services contract between the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board and Third Way Solutions, LLC, in the amount of $50,000.00 for additional client engagements. (Tamara Johnson) Motion by David Tatman, second by Mark Bellue. Final Resolution: Motion Carries Yea: Mark Bellue, Dadrius Lanus, Tramelle Howard, Dawn Collins, Evelyn Ware-Jackson, Jill Dyason, Michael Gaudet, Connie Bernard, David Tatman Resolution Authorize the Superintendent to adopt a resolution to implement specified autonomies at the Innovation Network schools. Motion by Dadrius Lanus, second by Tramelle Howard. Discussion followed. Mr. Gaudet offered a friendly amendment to authorize the Superintendent to adopt a resolution to implement specified autonomies at the Innovation Network schools with modifications to the resolution. Discussion followed. Motion was withdrawn by the originator (Lanus), but not the second (Howard). Substitute motion was offered to send to the full Board without recommendation. Motion by Michael Gaudet, second by David Tatman. Final Resolution: Motion Carries Yea: Mark Bellue, Dadrius Lanus, Tramelle Howard, Dawn Collins, Evelyn Ware-Jackson, Jill Dyason, Michael Gaudet, Connie Bernard, David Tatman Professional Service Contract Approval of a professional services contract between East Baton Rouge Parish School System and Katie Blunschi in the amount of $2,300.00 per charter school application received by the state deadline for third party evaluation services. Motion by David Tatman, second by Dadrius Lanus. Final Resolution: Motion Carries Yea: Mark Bellue, Dadrius Lanus, Tramelle Howard, Dawn Collins, Evelyn Ware-Jackson, Jill Dyason, Michael Gaudet, Connie Bernard, David Tatman Litigation Approval of the recommendation from Mr. Gwynn Shamlin, General Counsel, EBRPSB, in the matter of: Morris "Matt" Price, et al v. EBRPSB, et al, Suite No. 599,717; Section :22; 19th JDC, Parish of East Baton Rouge, State of Louisiana and to provide for related matters. Motion by Mark Bellue, second by David Tatman. Final Resolution: Motion Carries Yea: Mark Bellue, Dadrius Lanus, Tramelle Howard, Dawn Collins, Evelyn Ware-Jackson, Jill Dyason, Michael Gaudet, Connie Bernard, David Tatman There being no further business, the Committee of the Whole adjourned by acclamation. ______________ Warren Drake Secretary/Treasurer to the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board Committee of the Whole 338297-mar 20-1t
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8. 3/20/2019
PUBLIC NOTICE - - - VISIT BATON ROUGE BOARD MINUTES ETHICS TRAINING March 2019 A scheduled meeting of the board of Visit Baton Rouge was held on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at its office located at 359 Third Street. Present were: Norman Chenevert Claude Reynaud Mark Drennen Pastor Wesley Ben Blackwell Mary Stein Flynn Foster Mickey Freiberg Paul Arrigo Lauralyn Maranto Karron Alford Stacy Simon Courtney Taylor Geraldine Bordelon Brett Robinson Absent: Scott Michelet Donna Collins Lewis Norman Chenevert called the meeting to order and opened the meeting for public comment. Mr. Chenevert introduced Brett Robinson, attorney with the Louisiana Board of Ethics. Mr. Robinson presented the annual mandatory Code of Governmental Ethics training in accordance to La. R.S. 42:1170. There being no further business, the meeting adjourned. 338191-mar 20-1t
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9. 3/20/2019
PUBLIC NOTICE - - - VISIT BATON ROUGE BOARD MINUTES February 2019 A scheduled board meeting of Visit Baton Rouge was held on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at its office located at 359 Third Street. Present were: Norman Chenevert Scott Michelet Claude Reynaud Flynn Foster Mark Drennen Pastor Wesley Mickey Freiberg Ben Blackwell Absent: Donna Collins Lewis Mary Stein Present but not participating in formal actions: Paul Arrigo, Staff Lauralyn Maranto, Staff Sid Jackson, former VBR Controller Jessica Coffing, Staff Karron Alford, Staff Stacy Simon, Staff Courtney Taylor, Staff Geraldine Bordelon, Staff Chuck Elkins, Legal Counsel Lieutenant Governor, Billy Nungesser Julie Samson, Chief of Staff, Lt. Governor's Office Pamela Hayes, Deputy Communications Director, Lt. Governor's Office Joey Simms, Louisiana State Trooper Michael Johnson, WVLA Norman Chenevert called the meeting to order and opened the meeting for public comment. Mr. Arrigo introduced Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser, who presented an update on tourism efforts being made across the state of Louisiana and focused on those efforts being made in Baton Rouge. On a motion by Flynn Foster, seconded by Mickey Freiberg to approve the January 24, 2019 minutes as presented. Motion carried. Jessica Coffing presented the Treasurer's Report and reviewed January's financial statements. Discussion was held regarding Bayou Country Superfest. A motion was made by Claude Reynaud, seconded by Flynn Foster to adopt the following Resolution: RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF VISIT BATON ROUGE CONCERNING BAYOU COUNTRY SUPERFEST 2019 EVENT FEBRUARY 28, 2019 WHEREAS, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of Visit Baton Rouge ("VBR") is charged with assisting in the economic development of East Baton Rouge Parish through the promotion of travel and tourism in the Parish of East Baton Rouge; WHEREAS, as a result of the work and efforts of the VBR Staff, the Bayou Country Superfest event is returning to Baton Rouge in May, 2019; and WHEREAS, to authorize the President & CEO of VBR to negotiate and enter into an agreement pursuant to which VBR shall sponsor such Event and other matters necessary and convenient to such sponsorship, the following resolutions are offered. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board hereby authorizes and directs Norman Chenevert, Chairman of the Board, and Paul J. Arrigo, President/CEO, acting in their joint discretion, to negotiate, execute, and deliver a cooperative endeavor agreement (the "Agreement") by and between VBR and the producers of the 2019 Bayou Country Superfest (the "Event"), with such Agreement to contain such terms and conditions as Mr. Chenevert and Mr. Arrigo, in their joint discretion, believe to be in VBR's best interest; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that to provide budgetary authority for the Agreement and for costs and expenses ancillary to such Agreement and Event, the 2019 budget of VBR be and hereby is adjusted and amended to add a new special event expense account, line item and/or category entitled "2019 Bayou Country Superfest Event" with a budgeted amount of Three Hundred Seventy Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($370,000.00); BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that to cover any indicated current deficit caused by the budget amendment authorized above, the necessary amount shall be transferred from VBR's LAMP Special Projects Fund on the amended 2019 budget; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Paul Arrigo is hereby directed and empowered to transfer an amount of restricted cash necessary in his sole discretion from VBR's reserves held VBR's LAMP Special Projects Fund account for VBR's current use in connection with the previous resolutions. Motion carried. Discussion was held regarding a Cooperative Endeavor with BRAC. A motion was made by Pastor Wesley, seconded by Ben Blackwell to adopt the following Resolution: RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF VISIT BATON ROUGE ("VBR") CONCERNING AUTHORITY OF THE PRESIDENT/CEO TO NEGOTIATE, EXECUTE, AND DELIVER A COOPERATIVE ENDEAVOR AGREEMENT WITH THE BATON ROUGE AREA CHAMBER FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROMOTIONAL SERVICES FEBRUARY 28, 2019 BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Directors of VBR that Paul J. Arrigo, VBR President/CEO, is hereby authorized and directed to negotiate, execute, and deliver to the Baton Rouge Area Chamber ("BRAC") a cooperative endeavor agreement (the "CEA") between VBR and BRAC providing for the payment to BRAC of the sum of Thirty Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($30,000.00) over twelve (12) months to support a contract between BRAC and Development Counsellors International, a public relations firm specializing in economic development media and issues. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that, in return for support to BRAC for the DCI contract discussed in the prior resolution, VBR shall receive certain benefits to be determined by the Chairman in his sole discretion. Such CEA shall be for a term of not more than twelve (12) months and may contain such other terms and conditions as the President/CEO determines to be in the best interest of VBR. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that, Mr. Arrigo is further directed and empowered in the name of and on behalf of VBR to take all required actions, including without limitation to approve, execute, and deliver any instrument, document, or agreement, that Mr. Arrigo, in his sole discretion, deems necessary or convenient to the accomplishment of the previous resolutions. Motion carried. Paul Arrigo presented the President's Report. There being no further business, the meeting adjourned. 338193-mar 20-1t
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10. 3/19/2019
PUBLIC NOTICE - - - NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING ------ City of Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge Office of the Mayor President Honorable Sharon Weston Broome 2019 2023 CONSOLIDATED PLAN ------ On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., The East Baton Rouge Parish Government Office of Community Development and East Baton Rouge Redevelopment Authority will hold a public hearing to start the public input and planning process for 2019- 2023 City of Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge Consolidated Action Plan. The Consolidated Plan serves as the five-year planning and application document for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) programs. The purpose of this meeting is to obtain input from local citizens and organizations regarding the most important needs of the City-Parish. All public input will be taken into consideration as the City-Parish determines how these grant funds will be spent over the next five years. 2019-2023 Consolidated Plan Public Hearing Tuesday, March 19, 2019 5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. East Baton Rouge Parish Scotlandville Library 7373 Scenic Highway Baton Rouge, LA 70807 Persons wishing to comment, but who are unable to attend, may do so in writing to the City of Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge, Office of Community Development, 222 St. Louis Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802. Comments may also be submitted via E-mail at: ocd.conplan@brla.gov or via fax at (225) 389-3939 ATTN: Anita Lockett. For more information about the public hearing, please call (225) 389-3039 ext. 151. Residents wishing to attend the public hearing who are in need of transportation please call the East Baton Rouge Parish Capital Area Transit System, CATS, by calling (225) 389-8282. The City of Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. This notice and other materials can be made available in alternate formats upon request by calling (225) 389-3039 ext 151. 337544-mar 16-17-18-19-4t
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