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January 9, 2020


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WEST ASCENSION CONSOLIDATED                                                                       GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT

BOARD MEETING

300 HOUMAS STREET

DONALDSONVILLE, LOUISIANA 70346

JANUARY 9, 2020

5:15 PM

 

 

The West Ascension Consolidated Gravity Drainage District Board met on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 5:15 PM in the Ascension Parish Courthouse, 300 Houmas Street, Donaldsonville, Louisiana 70346. The meeting was called to order by Councilman Alvin Thomas. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Councilman Alvin Thomas and recited by all present.

 

THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT:

Councilman Alvin Thomas

Councilman Joel Robert

 

THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE ABSENT:

None

 

OTHERS PRESENT:

O’Neil Parenton, Legal Counsel

David Weil, Executive Assistant

 

 

AGENDA ITEM #3 – ACCEPTANCE OF MEETING MINUTES:

A motion was made by Councilman Joel Robert, seconded by Councilman Alvin Thomas to table the acceptance of the meeting minutes of October 3, 2019 pending review since they were not familiar with the information. No objection to the motion, motion carried.

 

AGENDA ITEM #4 – ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN:                                             Councilman Joel Robert nominated Councilman Alvin Thomas as Chairman of the WAD Board. By a motion from Councilman Joel Robert, seconded by Councilman Alvin Thomas, Alvin Thomas was elected as Chairman of the West Ascension Consolidated Gravity Drainage District Board. No objection to the motion, motion carried.

 

 

 

 

AGENDA ITEM #5 – WEST ASCENSION CGDD NO. 1 ELECTION; RESOLUTION:

Malcolm Dugas read the Resolution for WACGDD No. 1 Election. A motion was made by Councilman Alvin Thomas, seconded by Councilman Joel Robert to approve the Resolution for the special election to be held on Saturday, May 9, 2020. No objection to the motion, motion carried.

 

 

AGENDA ITEM #6 – WATERSHED INITIATIVE GRANT FUNDING:

Martha Collins gave the board an overview of the Watershed Initiative Grant. Dean Thomason presented the four projects that would be presented with application for funding. A motion was made by Councilman Joel Robert, seconded by Councilman Alvin Thomas to approve the four projects as presented. No objection to the motion, motion carried.

 

 

AGENDA ITEM #7 – ST. JAMES PARISH/ASSUMPTION PARISH DRAINAGE UPDATE:

David Weil, Executive Assistant gave the board an update on the progress of the Bayou Verret & Napoleon dredging project.

 

 

AGENDA ITEM #8 – HWY 1/BUNN HOOD PROJECT UPDATE:

Dean Thomason reported that this project is completed.

 

 

AGENDA ITEM #9 – REPORTS:

David Weil – No additional reports

Perbert Turner, DPWW – No reports

 

 

AGENDA ITEM #10 – DATE & TIME OF NEXT WAD BOARD MEETING:

February 6, 2020 @ 5:15 PM was scheduled for the next WAD Board Meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AGENDA ITEM #11- ADJOURNMENT:

Since there was no further business to come before the West Ascension Consolidated Gravity Drainage District Board, a motion was made by Councilman Joel Robert, seconded by Councilman Alvin Thomas to adjourn. No objection to the motion, motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 5:30 PM

 


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