III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Tim Larkin – President.
IV. ROLL CALL
V. READING OF MINUTES – Deanna Rabb, Asst. Secretary.
VI. REQUESTS BY VISITORS
A. Charlie Coyle with Coyle Engineering to discuss three Subdivision Plats: Airline Plaza Subdivision, Bennett Subdivision, and JSP Industrial Park.
B. John LeBlanc, AEP/SWEPCO, is seeking a permit for permission to install 2 structures that will penetrate the toe of the Red River Levee at the intersection of Old Minden Road and Hamilton Road; replacing 2 wooden poles with 2 galvanized h-frames and placed inside the station fence 5 feet.
C. Donald Clayton, TRC Engineers representing the City of Bossier City, is seeking a permit to for road construction as part of the Walter O. Bigby Carriageway improvements; a roundabout will replace the current intersection of Hamilton Road and Old Benton Highway. The existing road to the Bossier City Water Treatment plant will be reconstructed to an elevation approximately 1 foot above the existing roadway and this will result in a more widened opening in the current Red River Levee.
D. Donald Clayton, TRC Engineers representing the City of Bossier City, on behalf of the City of Bossier City is requesting a permit for the construction of a storm water pump station for the proposed Walter O. Bigby bridge and a 42’ gravity discharge outfall pipe thru the Red River Levee.
VII. OLD BUSINESS
A. The Nominating Committee will present and the Board will elect a slate of officers for the 2018-2020 term.
B. Operations Coordinator, Mark Long to continue discussion regarding the Red Chute Levee Raise Project.
C. Mark Long, Operations Coordinator to discuss the Red Chute Levee temp access right of ways.
D. Mark Long to discuss Plot Plan Of: Lot 68, Victoria Meadows – Unit 2, 2A, 3A, and 3B.
VIII. NEW BUSINESS
A. To adopt millage rate as is with no changes @ 4.30 for 2018 - (NO ROLL FORWARD).
B. Resolution authorizing Secretary to transfer $175,000.00 from Huddleston/Smith Investments to checking account for expenditures.
C. Mark Long, BLD Operations Coordinator to discuss the Trench Settlement and Preventive Maintenance Project in reference to Mr. Cordaro’s property improvements due to the potential effects caused from the Flat River Stabilization Project Phase 5 previously completed in 2012.
D. Resolution authorizing President to sign agreement with the State Legislative Auditor Broussard & Company, CPA’s to prepare financial statements and perform the audit for the year July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018.
XI. LEVEE AND DRAINAGE REPORT
X. APPROVAL OF EXPENDITURES
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