III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Tim Larkin – President.
IV. ROLL CALL
V. READING OF MINUTES – Deanna Rabb, Asst. Secretary.
VI. REQUESTS BY VISITORS
A. Mark Hudson, City Engineer & James DeLaune, Manchac Consulting Group – both representing the City of Bossier City, are requesting a permit for the installation of a 12” Ductile Iron Gravity Sewer Main and 16” PVC Water Main crossing under Benoit Bayou Lateral 1.
B. Mark Hudson, City Engineer & Ryan Estess, Raley and Associates Inc., representing the City of Bossier City, are both requesting a permit for the new Innovation Drive Extension and Benoit Bayou Lateral 1 crossing and channel modifications.
C. Ji Daily with Southern Lifestyle Development, on behalf of Bossier Real Estate Development is seeking approval of encroachments for the proposed Willow Heights Subdivision entrance which will include one lighted subdivision sign and landscaping.
D. Mike McSwain, Architect, to present and discuss the BLD’s facility upgrades: equipment shed, washing station, concrete slab in current structure, asphalt drive, updated signage, boundary fence, and landscaping.
VII. OLD BUSINESS
A. Mark Long, Operations Coordinator to have discussion regarding the Red Chute Levee Raise Project and seeking approval to hire a consultant for assisting with the review and guidance on 408 permit request.
B. Mark Long will also discuss the Red Chute Widening Project and seek authorization to obtain outside appraisals for temporary access for right of ways.
C. The Nominating Committee will present and the Board will elect a slate of officers for the 2018-2020 term.
VIII. NEW BUSINESS
A. Mark Long, Operations Coordinator to discuss general subdivision plats for review.
B. Mark Long seeking authorization to hire outside contractor to remove sandbags from Red Chute Levee.
C. Mark Long is also requesting approval for a levee surfacing project on the Red River Levee.
D. Operations Coordinator, Mark Long seeking approval to hire outside contract labor to perform channel clearing and maintenance.
E. Operations Coordinator, Mark Long to have discussion regarding three Subdivision Plats: Airline Plaza Subdivision, Bennett Subdivision and JSP Industrial Park.
F. Approval of the Amended Budget for the year ending June 30, 2018.
G. Naming the Bossier Tribune as the official journal for the Bossier Levee District.
H. Resolution authorizing Asst. Secretary to transfer $175,000.00 from Huddleston/Smith Investments to checking account for expenditures.
XI. LEVEE AND DRAINAGE REPORT
X. APPROVAL OF EXPENDITURES
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