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 continue discussion and reflect changes to the plat for the Airline Plaza Subdivision for approval.
B. John Douglas Berry, Berry Plumbing (Ken Smith) to request approval for a permit to build a new Berry Plumbing, LLC office building/warehouse at 5501 Benton Road, Benton LA.
C. Michan Holbrook, Coyle Engineering - representing JSP Realty, L.L.C. is requesting approval for a ditch extension and outfall structure across the BLD’s Control Area on New High School Ditch.
VII. OLD BUSINESS
A. Correction to minutes from April 12, 2017 meeting: Approval for an estimate from KCS on approaches stated incorrectly for 20,000.00 and approval was actually granted for $100,000.00.
B. BLD Operations Coordinator, Mark Long, and Randy Denmon, Denmon Engineering to discuss and update the Board on both Red Chute Projects: Levee Raise and Levee Widening Project.
C. Mark Long to continue discussion on temp right of ways and update the Board on the outcome of Mr. Patrick Cordaro’s Real Estate Appraisal conducted by David W. Volentine.
VIII. NEW BUSINESS
A. Mark Long to discuss three plats for review of approval: Legacy Parks Common Area Plat, McLemore Plantation Unit #3, and Tamden Plaza.
B. Operations Coordinator, Mark Long to seek approval for the purchase of a Ford F550 Truck – Quote from Wray Ford: $47,030.00
C. Mark Long seeking approval of a Resolution requesting authorization from the Statewide Flood Control Program to advertise for bids for the Red Chute Levee Widening Project.
D. Resolution for Board Members and staff to attend the ALBL Annual Meeting to be held in New Orleans, LA on December 5-6, 2018, and be reimbursed for expenses.
E. Seeking approval to authorize the use of Lawler Auction Company and or GovDeals.com to facilitate the selling of Bossier Levee District’s surplus Equipment.
F. Resolution authorizing Bossier Levee District to provide lunch for Commissioners, CORPS employees, BLD staff, and DOTD employees during the annual levee inspection by the CORPS for the fiscal year of 2018.
G. Resolution authorizing 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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