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. 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)
B. 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 Airline Drive and Vanceville Road intersection, for a parking area for a proposed 7500 square foot Dental Clinic. (PERMIT #2019 – 43)
C. Mr. Cole Cummings who resides at 366 Cattail Trail, Benton, LA located in the Kingston Plantation, Unit No. 2, is requesting a permit to enable him to install a 4’ tall chain link fence in his backyard connecting 2 pre-existing neighbors’ fences that would encroach 65 feet into the Bossier Levee District’s Control Area. (PERMIT #2019 - 49)
D. Mr. Chris Trosclair is coming forward to discuss the potential purchase of a piece of property from Mr. Mark Roberts in Willow Chute Estates, Unit No.1, off of Wemple Road located across the street from his parents, where he also has plans of building a future permanent structure / home near Willow Chute Bayou that would encroach 50 feet into the Bossier Levee District’s Control Area.
VII. OLD BUSINESS
A. Jacob LeSue with Dewberry and Kurt Nixon with Nixon Engineering will be present to update the Board and discuss the Red Chute Mitigation Analysis.
B. Review and discuss the Pre-Appliation Notice Cross Horizontal Alternate Unit Well HA RA SUI & RA SUG, Swan Lake Field, BC LA letter received from Blanchard Walker on behalf of Comstock Oil & Gas – Louisiana, LLC.
VIII. NEW BUSINESS
A. Discussion of any other proposed plats received needing approval from the Bossier Levee District.
B. Resolution adding Commissioner John Michael Moore to serve on the Applications Committee.
C. Resolution approving a contract with Blanchard, Walker, O’Quinn, and Roberts for the year 2020 to represent Bossier Levee District in litigation approved by the state Attorney General.
D. Resolution approving the BLD to provide lunch during an employee recognition and final 2019 safety meeting to held towards the end of December.
E. Resolution to attain Mr. Thomas Arceneaux with Blanchard, Walker, O’Quinn & Roberts as the Bossier Levee District’s legal council and renew his contract for the 2020 year.
F. Resolution authorizing secretary to transfer $250,000.00 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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