December 13, 2016 Transportation Com. Mtg. minutes
TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTESrnTUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2016 – 5:30 PMrnrnThe meeting of the Transportation Committee was held on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 5:32 p.m. in the Council Meeting Room, Courthouse Annex located at 828 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales, Louisiana.rnrnChairman Todd Lambert called the meeting to order at 5:32 pm.rnrnMembers Present: Chairman Todd Lambert, Councilman Dempsey Lambert, Councilman Aaron Lawler and Councilman Oliver Joseph. rnrnMembers Absent: Councilwoman Teri CassornrnThe invocation was given by Councilman Dempsey Lambert and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all present.rnrnAgenda Item #3 Public Comments Period / Additions to AgendarnrnNo one signed up to speak on any agenda items.rnrnAgenda item #4 Acceptance of minutes of November 1, 2016 meeting rnrnA motion was made by Councilman Dempsey Lambert and seconded by Councilman Oliver Joseph to accept the minutes of the November 1, 2016 meeting as written. No objections. Motion carried. rn rnAgenda Item #5 Chairman’s Report/Announcementsrnrn Chairman Todd Lambert had no items for discussion and asked everyone to drive safely on the roadways due to inclement weather.rnrnAgenda Item #6 DPW Report & Committee Concernsrn rn Public Works Director Bill Roux presented an updated report for current road construction projects and work performance for the month of November 2016. rnrnAgenda Item #7 Recommendation to Parish Council: Change Order #4 – 2015 Road Maintenance Package contract with R. J. Daigle rnrn Public Works Director Bill Roux and engineer Tacie Rabalais, presented this change order for the 2015 Road Package contract for additional striping in the amount of $111,189.36 as an increase to the contract with R. J. Daigle & Sons Contractors. A motion for approval was made by Councilman Dempsey Lambert and seconded by Councilman Aaron Lawler. No objection. Motion passed to council for approval.rnrnAgenda Item #8 Recommendation to Parish Council: Change Order #5 – 2015 Road Maintenance Package contract with R. J. Daigle – Balancing Change Order for Project CloseoutrnrnBill Roux presented this balancing change order as a decrease of $10,579.34 to the contract with R. J. Daigle & Sons and to balance the existing contract to net “zero” dollars. A motion for approval was made by Councilman Lawler and seconded by Councilman Joseph. No objection. Motion passed to council for approval.rnrnAgenda Item #9 Recommendation to Parish Council: Certificate of Substantial Completion – 2015 Road Maintenance Project with R. J. Daiglernrn Bill Roux presented this Certificate of Substantial Completion for the 2015 Road Maintenance Project for closing out the project. A motion for approval was made by Councilman Lawler and seconded by Councilman Dempsey Lambert. No objection. Motion passed to council for approval.rnrnAgenda Item #10 Pelican Point Road and subsurface drainage improvement project – scope of work discussion & authorization to proceedrnrnBill Roux presented this item to the committee for work needed in Pelican Point to correct existing road and drainage issues due to subsurface drainage not being installed properly. Numerous sinkholes have developed and the roads are also deteriorating due to floralite being used in some areas. Bill stated that he would like to do the work in phases using both drainage and road construction funding. There was further discussion. More information will be presented to the committee at next month’s meeting.rnrnCouncilman Dempsey Lambert made a motion to adjourn. Councilman Aaron Lawler made a second to the motion. rnrnThe public meeting adjourned at 6:30 p.m.