Anyone knowing information about, or the whereabouts of, the heirs or descendants of Melvin L. Baker and Charlotte Ann Beasley Baker, please contact: Steven M. Gatlin, Attorney at Law, 215 Sixth Street, Suite C, Jonesboro, Louisiana, 71251 or call (318)259-8812.
Recreation District Board Meeting Minutes
A budget hearing for the Jackson Parish Recreation District was held on Monday, November 16, 2020 at 11:30am followed by the regular monthly meeting at 12:00pm in the Dr. Charles H. Garrett Community Center, 182 Industrial Drive, Jonesboro, Louisiana. Members Present: Mr. Brent Barnett,
Present were: Mr. Ricky Cash, Mr. Jeff Hairston, Mr. Rodney Potts, Mr. Sullivan Stevens and Mr. Chris Womack. Absent: Mr. Brandon Lamkin. Also present, Mr. Steven Gatlin.
The President, Mr. Barnett, called the meeting to order. The invocation was given by Mr. Womack and Mr. Barnett led the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
Mr. Barnett opened floor for the 2021 public budget hearing.
Mr. Barnett closed the 2021 public budget hearing with no public comments.
Mr. Barnett opened the floor for public comments. There were no public comments.
Motion Mr. Cash seconded Mr. Womack to approve minutes and financials (October). All in favor. Motion carried.
Motion Mr. Cash seconded Mr. Womack to adopt the 2021 budget. All in favor. Motion carried.
Mr. Tommy Smith, presented sign dedicating archery trail in honor of Mr. Stephen Morgan. Mr. Barnett gave thanks and appreciation to Mrs. Tammy Morgan, wife of Mr. Morgan, on behalf of the board and Ms. Kayla McGuire for all that Mr. Morgan has done for the Recreation District, 4-H and the community.
Mr. Smith gave board update on some of the ongoing programs at the sports complex including archery/shooting range and basketball.
Mr. Paul Riley, engineer, gave board update on the concession stand project.
Motion Mr. Potts seconded Mr. Sullivan to authorize the President to sign the substantial completion for the concession stand project when the project is finished pending all necessary inspections. All in favor. Motion carried.
Ms. Rebecca Williams gave board update on the golf course including membership, banquet rentals and cart shed quote.
Motion Mr. Barnett seconded Mr. Cash to set 2021 board meetings for every 3rd Monday of each month at 6:00pm excluding holidays. All in favor. Motion carried.
Motion Mr. Barnett seconded Mr. Cash to declare Winn Parish Enterprise as the official journal for 2021. All in favor. Motion carried.
Motion Mr. Potts seconded Mr. Barnett to approve resolution to retain the Law Office of Steven M. Gatlin, L.L.C. for 2021. All in favor. Motion carried.
Mr. Smith gave board update on the damage assessment meeting held earlier in the day by the Police Jury.
Next board meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 18, 2021 at 6:00p.m. at the Dr. Charles H. Garrett Community Center, Jonesboro.
Motion Mr. Potts seconded Mr. Barnett to adjourn meeting. All in favor. Motion carried.