I. CALL TO ORDER – Tim Larkin – 1st Vice President.
II. OPENING PRAYER – Tim Larkin – 1st Vice President.
III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Tim Larkin – 1st Vice President.
IV. READING OF MINUTES – Mary Jane Easterly, Secretary.
V. ROLL CALL
VI. REQUESTS BY VISITORS
A. Joey French – French Engineering – Discussion on Buddy Lucky Bridge replacement.
B. Butch Ford, Engineer, Bossier Parish Police Jury, requesting a permit to rebuild the existing timber bridge on Vanceville Road over Willow Chute Bayou.
C. Stephen Daras - Manchac Consulting Group, Inc., Representing The Bossier City of Bossier City – Permit request gravity sewer main along East Texas Street in North Bossier.
VII. OLD BUSINESS
A. Letter from Association of Levee Boards requesting funds for Louisiana Flood Risk Coalition. ($5,000 was approved at the March, 2016 meeting, but was mistakenly not sent.)
B. Letter from Nixon Engineering and DOTD concerning the study Benoit Bayou and Benoit Bayou Lateral B-1.
C. Quote from Pulley-White Insurance on Cyber and Security Breach Exposure.
D. Joe Jones Lakewood Subdivision further requests to utilize 50 feet of levee easement south of lot 198.
VIII. NEW BUSINESS
A. Naming the Bossier Tribune as the official journal for the Bossier Levee District.
B. Email from Tom Arceneaux, Attorney concerning the Horseshoe Casino indemnity.
C. Email from Tom Arceneaux, Attorney requesting the use of a proposed general encroachment policy.
D. Letter from the Cypress Black Bayou Recreation & Water Conservation District on appointment of Mr. Alan Warren, his tenure expires in July 2017.
E. Vice President Larkin to request the nominating committee recommend a candidate to fill the Office of President for the term ending June 30, 2018.
F. Approval of the amended budget for the year ending June 30, 2017.
G. Resolution authorizing Secretary to transfer $150,000.00 from Huddleston/Smith Investments to checking account for expenditures.
IX. LEVEE AND DRAINAGE REPORT
X. APPROVAL OF EXPENDITURES
XI. COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC
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