JACKSON PARISH WARD TWO FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
189 Vernon-Eros Road, Ruston, LA. 71270
The Ward Two Fire Protection District Board of Commissioners met in regular session on March 9, 2021 7:00 pm at the District Office. By Roll Call the following members were present: Charles Hopkins, and Mack Williams, George Gryder. Absent was Alton Fallin. Bill Wheelis enter the meeting at 7:45pm. There were no public attendants.
There were 1-additions 0-deletions the addition for contract renewal For Chief Manning. Meeting called to order by Chairman Williams, followed by invocation. Motion entertained by Mr. Gryder and seconded by Mr. Hopkins to accept the agenda as presented with 1 addition to new business and no deletions and proceed into business, motion Mr. Hopkins, second Mr. Gryder, motion carried. Motion entertained by Mr. Williams to accept the minutes from February 9, 2021 with no addition and no deletions, and proceed into business, motion to accept Mr. Gryder, second Mr. Hopkins, motion carried. Corrections/Approval: 0.
In the order of Old Business: Chief Manning delivered the February Fire report for 4 total calls as follows: 1 Fire, 0 Grass/Brush, 0 EMS, 0 MVA, 1 public tree removal and Other 2. Fuel report for February was on hand of 220.1 gallons, fuel usage was 92.0 gallons. There were no bids received for the purchase of the ¾ tone pickup. February training had 5 people in first responder class. Purchasing agent reports for February 2021 was reviewed. Gap Report is 100%. Motion entertained by Mr. Williams to proceed into new business, motion Mr. Gryder, second
Mr. Hopkins, motion carried.
In the order of New Business, Financial Report for m/e 2/31/21 was presented. The bill review was completed by Mr. Williams. Presentation of Bills for February was discussed. Mr. Williams entertained a motion to accept Presentation of bills Motion Mr. Gryder 2nd Mr. Hopkins motion carried. Motion was made by Mr. Gryder and seconded by Mr. Wheelis to up the amount in account 4022 to $1000.00 over the limit where there is not a service fee charged. Motion carried. Mrs. Dona Snow resigned as of February 28, 2021. We will be advertising to backfill her position.
Motion was made to enter into executive to discuss Chief Manning contract session at 7:58pm exited session at 8:40pm. Chief Manning contract was approved. The Action List was reviewed- 1 item added.
Board members were asked if needed to make any comments, none. There being no further orders of business motion entertained by Mr. Williams to adjourn, motion by Mr. Gryder to adjourn, second Mr. Wheelis, meeting declared adjourned by the chairman at 8:46 pm.
Minutes of Chatham Town Council Special Session
March 11, 2021
The Chatham Town Council met in a special called session with the following members present: Gregory Harris, Mayor, Marvin Davis, Toni Malone, Laverne Mixon, Sue Proffer and Mike Wilson. Meeting was called to order and invocation given.
Toni Malone offered the motion, seconded by Marvin Davis and approved by all, to adopt Resolution 2020-07, giving the Mayor the authority to sign all documents pertaining to water improvement FP&C Project No. 50-M42-18-01. Sue Proffer offered the motion, seconded by Marvin Davis and approved to go into executive session, to discuss personnel.
Toni Malone offered the motion, seconded by Marvin Davis and approved to go out of executive session.
Motion to adjourn was offered by Marvin Davis, seconded Toni Malone and approved by all.
Minutes of Chatham Town Council Regular month meeting
March 9, 2021
The Chatham Town Council met in regular session with the following members present: Toni Malone, Mayor Pro-Tem, Marvin Davis, Laverne Mixon, Sue Proffer and Mike Wilson. Absent: Gregory Harris.
Visitors: Sue Henderson, John Mize, Judy Cooper, Carrie Watts , Elizabeth Shoemaker, Lewis Chatham, Kelvin McGuire, Shawn Malone
Meeting was called to order and invocation given.
Marvin Davis offered the motion, seconded by Laverne Mixon, and approved unanimously, to accept as read, the minutes of the regular meeting held on February 9, 2021.
Toni Malone offered the motion, seconded by Sue Proffer and approved by all, to pay the monthly bills.
Motion by Sue Proffer, seconded by Davis Marvin and approved unanimously, to approve Ordinance 2021 01, setting the sewerage rates for service outside the city limits.
Laverne Mixon offered the motion, seconded by Marvin Davis and approved unanimously, to accept the bid from R & J Family Trucking & Construction, LLC., for cleaning the property located at 6357 Hwy 34. This is contingent on the property being donated to the town.
Sue Proffer offered the motion, seconded by Laverne Mixon and approve unanimously, to adopt Resolution 2020-14, giving the Mayor the authority to sign all documents pertaining to the donation of property located at 6357 Hwy 34.
Marvin Davis offered the motion, seconded by Sue Proffer and approved unanimously, to adopt Resolution 2021-05, giving the Mayor the authority to sign all document pertaining the 2019-2020 Community Water Enrichment Fund.
Marvin Davis offered the motion, seconded by Sue Proffer, to accept the recommendation from the police chief, to hire Micheal Stewart, as a part time officer.
The financial statements were reviewed and motion was offered by Sue Proffer, seconded by Mike Wilson and approved to accept the financial statements as presented.
Motion to adjourn was offered by Marvin Davis, seconded Laverne Mixon and approved by all.