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W.A. Drainage Minutes ~ June 6, 2019


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WEST ASCENSION CONSOLIDATED

GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT

BOARD MEETING

300 HOUMAS STREET

DONALDSONVILLE, LOUISIANA 70346

JUNE 6, 2019

4:45 PM

 

The West Ascension Consolidated Gravity drainage District Board met on

Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 4:45 pm in the Ascension Parish Courthouse, located at 300 Houmas Street, Donaldsonville, Louisiana 70346. The meeting was called to order by Councilman Oliver Joseph. The Invocation was given by Councilman Oliver Joseph and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all present.

 

 

THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT:

Councilman Oliver Joseph

Councilman William Dawson

 

THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE ABSENT:

None

 

OTHERS PRESENT:

O’Neil Parenton, Legal Counsel

Thomas Pearce, DPWW

Craig Anderson, Manager DPWW

 

AGENDA ITEM #3 – ACCEPTANCE OF MEETING MINUTES

A motion was made by Councilman William Dawson, seconded by Councilman Oliver Joseph to accept the minutes of May 2, 2019 as presented. No objection to the motion, motion carried

 

AGENDA ITEM #4 – ST. JAMES/ASSUMPTION PARISHES DRAINAGE ISSUES UPDATE

  1. A) DENNIS HYMEL JR., T BAKER SMITH

Dennis Hymel, Jr. gave a status update on the Bayou Verret & Bayou Napoleon dredging via a detailed report presented to board members. There was a question and answer period.

 

 

 

AGENDA ITEM #5 – WEST ASCENSION DRAINAGE MASTER PLAN UPDATE

Thomas Pearce reported on the meeting he attended with the mayor and city council of Donaldsonville. A review of the elevations within the district will be done and another meeting will be scheduled to come up with the best plan for the district.

Thomas Pearce also asked for a motion to permit him to contact land owners, board members gave a verbal ok.

AGENDA ITEM #6 – AGREEMENT WITH WEST ASCENSION DRAINAGE DISTRICT AND CITY OF DONALDSONVILLE

This item is included in Agenda Item #5. No additional updates at this time.

AGENDA ITEM #7 – 9TH STREET DRAINAGE ISSUE (DEMBY & SON FUNERAL HOME)

Craig Anderson reported on the progress of this project. Culverts will be installed at the designated driveways as soon as the culverts are purchased.

AGENDA ITEM #8 – 11TH STREET & HWY 1 DRAINAGE ISSUE

Craig Anderson gave an update on the 11th Street project that is near completion. Some general cleanup will be done. Thomas Pearce reported that the permit from the railroad is on the way.

AGENDA ITEM #9 – CRESCENT PLACE DR. & HWY 308 (DRAINAGE)

Culverts will be replaced and a catch basin will be installed to relieve blockages in that area.

 AGENDA ITEM #10 – REPORTS

Craig gave an update on the canal clean up along railroad tract across from Whitney Bank

Thomas Pearce had no additional comments

AGENDA ITEM #11 – DATE & TIME OF NEXT WAD BOARD MEETING

Councilman Oliver Joseph stated that because of the July 4th holiday the next WAD Board Meeting will be cancelled

AGENDA ITEM #12 – ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the West Ascension Consolidated Gravity Drainage District Board, a motion by Councilman William Dawson, seconded by Councilman Oliver Joseph to adjourn. No objection to the motion, motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 5:50 PM.

 


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