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October 7, 2019


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ASCENSION PARISH
TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE MEETING
The Meeting of the Ascension Transportation Committee Meeting held on Monday,
October 7, 2019 at 6:00 P. M. in the Council Meeting Room, Courthouse Annex,
Gonzales, Louisiana.
Chairman Aaron Lawler called the meeting to order.
The invocation was given by Dempsey Lambert and the Pledge of Allegiance recited
by all present.
Members Present: Aaron Lawler, Dempsey Lambert, Teri Casso, Benny Johnson, Bill Dawson.
Members Absent: Todd Lambert
Agenda Item #3 – Public Comments Period / Addition to Agenda
Agenda Item #4 – Chairman’s Report
Chairman Lawler added items 5A and 5B
Agenda Item #5 – Acceptance of minutes of September 9, 2019 meeting as
written.
A motion to accept the minutes was made by Bill Dawson and seconded by
Teri Casso.
No objections. Motion carried.
Agenda Item 5A – Recommendation for approval of ALL – WAY STOP at
Coushatta Drive and Clark Plantation Drive. (Councilman Aaron Lawler)
A motion to accept the minutes was made by Dempsey Lambert and seconded by
Teri Casso.
Roll Call Vote: Yeas – 5——Nays – 0
No objections. Motion carried.
Transportation Committee Meeting
Minutes-October 7, 2019
Page 2
Agenda Item 5B – Recommendation for approval of ALL – WAY STOP at
Coushatta Drive and Toledo Drive. (Councilman Aaron Lawler)
Roll Call Vote: Yeas – 5——Nays – 0
A motion to accept the minutes was made by Bill Dawson and seconded by
Teri Casso.
No objections. Motion carried.
Agenda Item #6 – Department Report. (Mike Enlow, Assistant DPW Director)
There was a discussion.
Speakers in support of this Item: Randy Clouatre
Agenda Item #7 – Approval to amend contract with MB Consultants for a not to
exceed amount of $250,000 for providing construction inspection services, as
needed, on Move Ascension construction projects. (Mike Enlow, Assistant
DPW Director)
A motion to approve was made by Dempsey Lambert and seconded by Bill Dawson.
No objections. Motion carried.
Agenda Item #8 – Approval to allocate $1mm dollars from Transportation
Impact Fee District 2 to the Move Ascension Program, for the following project
only. (Mike Enlow, Assistant DPW Director)
A. US 61 @ Germany Road Intersection Improvement Construction.
A motion to approve was made by Benny Johnson and seconded by Teri Casso.
No objections. Motion carried.
Transportation Committee Meeting
Minutes-October 7, 2019
Page 3
Agenda Item #9 – “Business Park Blvd. Acceptance into Parish Road System”.
Discussion and Recommend to Council. (Tacie Rabalais, Project Engineer)
A motion to approve was made by Teri Casso and seconded by Bill Dawson to accept
road pending repairs listed in Department Memorandum issued by the Planning and
Zoning Department, dated October 1, 2019.
No objections. Motion carried.
Agenda Item #10 – Discussion of the safety concerns with the existing Bullion
Crossing Subdivision ingress/egress at US 61. (Councilman, Aaron Lawler)
There was a discussion.
Speakers in support of this Item: Gary Fontenot
Speakers not in support of this Item: Billy Arcement
There being no further business to come before this Commission, a motion
was made by Dempsey Lambert and seconded by Bill Dawson to adjourn the
meeting at 6:59 PM.
No objections. Motion carried.


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