Adoption of budget Ordinances highlight Chatham Board of Aldermen May meeting

At the regularly scheduled monthly meeting  that was held on May 11th the Chatham Board of Aldermen adopted two Ordinances involving the 2020-21 and 2021-22 town budgets. Ordinance 2021-04 amends the current year budget while Ordinance 2021-05 sets the budget for the next fiscal year. A Public Hearing to allow residents the opportunity to make comments on each, as well as, Ordinance 2021-06, which was adopted to change Lots 2,3,10,11,12 of Block 12 in Chatham from residential to commercial zoning has been set for 5:30pm, Tuesday, June 8th at the Chatham Town Hall. 

Before the meeting held this past Tuesday, board members Toni Malone, Marvin Davis, Laverne Mixon and Sue Proffer opened the floor to the Public Hearing that had been called in reference to Ordinance 2021-03 that set the Town Clerk’s salary. Visitors in attendance were John Mize, Brenda Williams, Phyllis Moore, Sue Henderson, Windell & Pricilla Wilson along with Chatham Mayor Gregory Harris. Absent was Mike Wilson. After no comments were offered during the prescribed time the hearing was closed and the clerk’s salary was officially set after the normal council session commenced. 

Three Resolutions involving the Louisiana Community Development Block Grant (LCDBG) program and another allowing the Mayor to sign a contract were then agreed on as follows prior to meeting adjournent:

Resolution 2021-09: Adoption of Citizen Participation Plan for LCDBG program
Resolution 2021-10: Adoption of Procurement Policy for LCDBG program
Resolution 2021-11: Submittal of LCDBG application and entering into agreements with admin services
Resolution 2021-12 – Authorize Mayor to sign contract between the Trash Guys, LLC and Town of Chatham. 


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