III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Tim Larkin – President.
IV. ROLL CALL
V. READING OF MINUTES – Deanna Rabb, Asst. Secretary.
VI. REQUESTS BY VISITORS
A. Jeffrey Belden – representing Mr. Derrick Bartley - homeowner, is requesting a permit to install a 3” drain pipe into the BLD’s easement on Macks Bayou to facilitate drainage flow off his property located at 232 Radbrook in the Sunflower Subdivision.
B. Micha Duffy, Coyle Engineering Co, Inc. – representing Mr. Zeyad Rahman, LLC, is requesting a permit to construct a new retail shopping center located at 2112 Airline Drive and encroach 100’ Servitude on Lateral B-1 Ditch.
VII. OLD BUSINESS
A. Donnie Barker – Mohr and Associates, Inc. on behalf of the developer, Bellaire Baptist Church, represented by the Pastor, Randy Harper requests a Permit to encroach along the high bank of Flat River for the installation of new drainage facilities for the proposed Victoria Meadows Subdivision - Unit 3. Also, to continue discussions regarding concerns with potential drainage issues into Flat River, Unit 2 that are still pending.
B. Discussion regarding IC-50 Crawler Carriers used for Red Chute Flood Fight – ($18,000.00 per month).
C. Mr. Mark Long, Operations Coordinator BLD – requests additional funding for the Pecan Valley MHP Ditch Project (the project was originally approved for $100,000.00); $150,000.00 is needed to complete repairs as initially planned.
D. Mark Long to review and seek approval of Pecan Valley Ditch repair quotes; low quote of $122,859.00 from F.J. Burnell Inc.
E. Mr. Long to discuss proposed facility upgrades with cost estimates; and requests for approvals.
VIII. NEW BUSINESS
A. Request for Equipment purchases to be made through State Contracts:
* two 72” zero turn mowers – Kubota ZD1211RL -72R; $13,210.08 each / ($26,435.16) * two 15 foot flex wing cutters – John Deere CX15; $18,576.52 each / ($37,153.04) * 1 extended cab ½ ton truck 4 X 4: estimated cost $25,387.00
B. Approval for cost sharing of two shipping containers for sandbags - $2,750.00 each; as per request received from the Parish.
C. Approval to hire outside channel herbicide maintenance contractor(s) not to exceed $45,000.00.
D. Resolution to provide the Bossier Levee District staff an employee recognition ceremony.
XI. LEVEE AND DRAINAGE REPORT
X. APPROVAL OF EXPENDITURES
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