City Council Agenda - March 22, 2022 | City of Monroe, Louisiana

City Council Agenda - March 22, 2022

NOTICE

 

 

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Monroe, Louisiana will meet in Legal and Regular Session at its regular meeting place, the Council Chamber, City Hall Building, Monroe, Louisiana, Tuesday, March 22, 2022 beginning at 6:00 p.m., for the following purpose:

 

          1.  To consider and act on all items listed on the attached agenda.

 

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Council reserves the right to change, add to or delete, any item listed on the attached agenda.

 

All interested persons are urged to attend these meetings.

 

 

  Carolus S. Riley, CMC/MMC

Council Clerk

 

 

Please be advised that the City Council will embrace public participation to the maximum extent while still adhering to the occupancy limitation and social distancing guidance per executive order by the Governor and the Attorney General’s Memo concerning the Open Meetings Law.

 

 

 

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AGENDA

City of Monroe

 

 

            LEGAL & REGULAR SESSION – MARCH 22, 2022, 6:00PM

                        CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS CITY HALL

                                            

                 I:  ROLL CALL AND DECLARE QUORUM:

 

               II:   INVOCATION & PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – MAYOR ELLIS:

                     

              III:   COMMUNICATIONS & SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

        

                1. Mr. Harvey

                2. Mrs. Ezernack

                3. Ms. Woods

                4. Mr. Marshall

                5. Mrs. Dawson

                6. Mayor Ellis

           

IV: APPROVE MINUTES OF THE LEGAL AND REGULAR SESSION OF MARCH 8, 2022

      AND THE LEGAL & SPECIAL SESSION OF MARCH 3, 2022:

                   (Public Comment)         

 

 V: PRESENTATION:

            NONE.

 

         VI: PUBLIC HEARINGS:

                      NONE.           

        

      PROPOSED CONDEMNATIONS:

            (Public Comment)

 

     1.    4208 Pippin Street (D3) (Owners - (Curatorships - David Edwards III, Pearl Roberson,

            Michael Anthony, Vemela Bell-Gomez, Mary Patricia Duval,) (Non-curator – Cassandra

            Rene Edwar Joseph, Yolanda R Edwards et al)

   

     2.    206 Grayling Lane (D4) (Owner - Wendi Marceann Martin)

 

VII: ACCEPTANCE OR REJECTION OF BIDS:

        (Public Comment)

   None.

 

 

 

 

 

 VIII: RESOLUTIONS AND MINUTE ENTRIES:

      

 1. Council:

 

               Public Comment:

(a) Adopt a Resolution granting an exception to the Open Container Ordinance to the Children’s Coalition of NELA (Bayou DeSiard Dragon Boat Festival) pursuant to Monroe City Code Sec. 12-231 D. (Open Container Ordinance), and further providing with respect thereto.

 

(b) Adopt a Resolution granting an exception to the Open Container Ordinance to ACE Development of NELA (Century Next Bank Wine & Beer Crawl) pursuant to Monroe City Code Sec. 12-231 D. (Open Container Ordinance), and further providing with respect thereto.

      

          2. Department of Administration:

 

    Public Comment:

 

(a) Adopt a Resolution accepting the Base Bid of Grindstone Construction, LLC in the amount of $200,000.00 and Alternate Bid No. 1 in the amount of $10,000.00, for the Central Warehouse Limited Improvements Project, and further authorizing an authorized city representative, to enter into and execute a contract for said work.

 

(b) Adopt a resolution accepting the bid of Tanner Industries, Inc., for Water Treatment Chemical – Anhydrous Ammonia and, further authorizing an authorized city representative, to enter into and execute a contract for said services.

 

(c) Adopt a Resolution accepting the bids of Harcros Chemicals for Water Treatment Chemical – Granular Chlorine  65% and Potassium Permanganate and, further authorizing an authorized city representative, to enter into and execute a contract for said services.

 

(d) Adopt a resolution accepting the bid of G20 Technologies for Water Treatment Chemical – Liquid Aluminum Sulphate and, further authorizing an authorized city representative, to enter into and execute a contract for said services.

 

(e) Adopt a Resolution accepting the bid of Allied Universal Corporation, for Water Treatment Chemical – Liquid Chlorine One-ton Cylinder and, further authorizing an authorized city representative, to enter into and execute a contract for said services.

 

(f) Adopt a Resolution accepting the bid of Ecotech Enterprises, inc., for Water Treatment Chemical – Zinc Orthophosphate and, further authorizing an authorized city representative, to enter into and execute a contract for said services.

 

(g) Adopt a Resolution accepting the bid of Diamond B. Construction Co., LLC, for Concrete Asphalt Mixture and further authorizing an authorized city representative, to enter into and execute a contract for said services.

 

3. Department of Planning & Urban Development:

           

              Public Comment:

 

(a) Consider request from the Planning & Urban Development Department for City Council approval for an authorized City representative to advertise for bids for the 416 South Grand Home Improvements Project. The source of funds is HOME Investment Partnership Funds.

 

(b) Consider request from the Planning & Urban Development Department for City Council approval for an authorized City representative to advertise for bids for the 4101 South Grand Home Improvements Project. The source of funds is HOME Investment Partnership Funds.

 

(c) Adopt a Resolution appointing Michael D. Douglas, Sr. to the Board of Adjustments of the City of Monroe, and further providing with respect thereto.

 

4. Legal Department:

    Public Comment:

    None.

 

          5. Mayor’s Office:

    

              Public Comment:

 

(a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing a designated city representative to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between the City of Monroe and the Miss Louisiana Organization as per the attached agreement and further providing with respect thereto.

 

(b) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City of Monroe to enter into an agreement with Plugged in Creative for Professional Services and further providing with respect thereto.

 

(c) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City of Monroe to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the North Louisiana Economic Partnership and further providing with respect thereto.

 

6. Department of Public Works:

    Public Comment:

    None.

7. Department of Community Affairs:

    Public Comment:

    None.

 

8.  Police Department: 

               Public Comment:

     None.

 

 

          9.  Fire Department:

     Public Comment:

     None.  

      10. Engineering Services:

 

           Public Comment:

 

(a) Adopt a Resolution accepting the base bid of CW&W Contractors, in the amount $667,231.90, for the Deborah Drive Cross Drains Replacement, and further authorizing an authorized city representative, to enter into and execute a contract for said work.

 

(b) Adopt a Resolution authorizing an authorized city representative to execute Supplemental Agreement No. 1 to amend Article II for the roadway control sections of the Kansas Lane – Garrett Road and I-20 Improvements and further providing with respect thereto.

 

 

BREAK IF NEEDED:

 

 

   IX: INTRODUCTION OF RESOLUTIONS & ORDINANCES:

 

          Public Comment:

 

(a)  Introduce an Ordinance authorizing the City of Monroe to enter into a pipeline and aboveground facilities servitude and easement between the City of Monroe and Atmos Energy Corporation, and further providing with respect thereto. (Legal)

 

(b)  Introduce an Ordinance authorizing the City of Monroe to take Corporeal Possession of the property described below and sell to Joseph and Milleny Walters all rights, title, and interest that the City may have acquired to the lot 15, square 2, Blanks Addition, Ouachita Parish, 205 Morton St., Monroe, La, by Adjudication at Tax Saledated June 13, 2016, and further with respect thereto. (Legal)

 

(c) Introduce an Ordinance authorizing the City of Monroe to acquire a certain parcel of real property from Harrellco Properties situated in Ouachita Parish with a municipal address of 710 S. 4th Street, Monroe, La and further providing with respect thereto. (PUD)

 

(d) Introduce an Ordinance approving a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Monroe and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO, Local No. 2388 and further providing with respect thereto. (Mayor)

 

(e)  Introduce an Ordinance adopting a Budget of Revenues and providing for an estimate of items and expenditures for the fiscal year 2022-2023. (Admin.)

 

(f)  Introduce an Ordinance adopting a Capital Improvements Program for the City of Monroe and providing for a detailed statement of the contents for a five (5) year period from May 1, 2022 to April 30, 2027. (Admin.)

  

X: RESOLUTIONS AND ORDINANCES FOR SECOND READING AND FINAL     ADOPTION AND SUBJECT TO PUBLIC HEARING:

 

Open Public Hearing/Public Comment/Close Hearing:

 

(a) Finally adopt an Ordinance amending and adjusting the City of Monroe Operating Budget for the fiscal year 2021-2022. (Admin.)

 

 

 

  XI: CITIZENS PARTICIPATION:

 

XII: ADJOURN.