II. OPENING PRAYER – Lindell Webb, 1st Vice President.
III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Tim Larkin, President.
IV. ROLL CALL
V. READING OF MINUTES – Deanna Rabb, Secretary.
VI. REQUESTS BY VISITORS
A. Mike DeFalco and Ross Beasley, representing Broussard & Company – CPA’s will be present to discuss the Bossier Levee District’s Annual Financial Report and Audit for the year ending June 30, 2019.
B. Ryan Estess with Raley and Associates is requesting a fifty foot encroachment permit along the 100’ Bossier Levee District Control Area on Willow Chute Bayou for a re-plat for McLemore Plantation, Unit 4. (PERMIT #2019 - 38)
C. Bill Jones and Robert Gatti, on behalf of Viking Investments, LLC is requesting to install a drainage outlet pipe (RCP) 24” diameter within the 100’ Bossier Levee District Control Area in order to discharge waters into Benoit Bayou. (PERMIT #2019 - 39)
D. DDR & E Investments, LLC is requesting permission for a permanent encroachment of the Bossier Levee Board’s easement for Lot 1, Willow Chute Commercial Subdivision, Unit No.1, (5510 Airline Drive) for the construction of a 2,500 square foot building with parking spaces for retail space on the north end of the property. (PERMIT #2019 - 40)
E. The Bossier Parish Police Jury is requesting an after the fact permit for a prior emergency situation to replace two 8’ culverts that collapsed with one 10’ culvert on Le Oaks Drive that crosses Willow Chute Bayou and provides the only access to Oak Creek Subdivision. (PERMIT #2019 - 41)
F. Summit Minerals, LLC on behalf of Spring Street Partners, LLC and represented by Chris Sullivan with Sullivan’s Irrigation is requesting a French Drain and outfall pipe to flow into Mack’s Bayou to redirect water away from a building at Village Square Apartments located at 2687 Village Lane. (PERMIT #2019 – 42)
G. Smith Engineering on behalf of Total Properties is requesting the use and occupancy of a portion of the outer 50 feet of the district’s 100 foot wide Access and Maintenance Easement along the right descending bank of Willow Chute Bayou, located in the southwest quarter of the Airline Drive and Vanceville Road intersection, for a parking area for a proposed 7500 square foot Dental Clinic. (PERMIT #2019 – 43)
VII. OLD BUSINESS
VIII. NEW BUSINESS
A. Discussion of any other proposed plats received needing approval from the Bossier Levee District.
B. Mark Long seeking approval for change order #6 from Mike McSwain Architects and M&M Builders in regards to the Bossier Levee Improvement Project in the amount of $36,493.00.
C. Discussion of law suit received on October 31, 2019 regarding Dozier Pitt Vogel, et al v David Bernhardt, et al. Tom Arceneaux has completed and returned a waiver of the service of summons and the BLD has submitted the case and information to its insurance company, Indian Harbor Insurance Co., and are waiting to see who will defend the Bossier Levee District.
D. Resolution authorizing secretary to transfer $500,000.00 from Huddleston/Smith Investments to checking account for all upcoming monthly expenditures including construction projects.
XI. LEVEE AND DRAINAGE REPORT
X. APPROVAL OF EXPENDITURES
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