Police Jury expected to designate ARP funds at Monday meeting

Show Me the Money! That is what the Jackson Parish Police Jury is expected to do for various projects and departments from money received from the American Rescue Plan Fund. Action will take place at 5:30pm on Monday, September 13th at Dr. Charles H. Garrett Community Center, located at 182 Industrial Drive in Jonesboro. 

Agenda to be acted on is as follows:

Call to Order
Invocation & Pledge of Allegiance
Public Comments
2021 Tax Assessment Board of Review
1. Consider and act on upholding and affirming the 2021 tax assessment as presented by the Tax Assessor (roll call vote)
Approve Minutes
2. Adopt the minutes of the July 27th, August 2nd, August 9th, and September 7th Jury Meetings, monthly purchase orders, and the payment of all bills
Approve Committee Reports:
Operations Committee
3. Adopt the minutes of the August 17th Operations Committee meeting
4. Consider and act on proposal from TEC for 10 mg fiber internet service at the Road Department
Finance Committee
5. Adopt the minutes of the August 18th Finance Committee meeting
6. Consider and act on amending the 2021 budget for general severance by ($84,589.74)
Grants Committee
7. Adopt the minutes of the August 18th and September 1st Grant Committee meetings
8. Consider and act on authorizing American Rescue Plan funds to accepting the finance and payroll software proposal and purchase of updated hardware
9. Consider and act on plans for existing hardware
10. Consider and act on authorizing American Rescue Plan funds for the recommended hazard pay for work performed during the pandemic
11. Consider and act on authorizing American Rescue Plan funds for the replacement of chiller #1 and air handling units 1, 2, and 3
12. Consider and act on transferring funds from the American Rescue Plan Fund to the General Fund for revenue loss
13. Consider and act on authorizing revenue loss funds for constructing four gravel and fenced bin sites at the following locations: Hwy 148 (Clay Hilltop), Dorsey Shop Road, Walker Road, Zoar Road.
14. Consider and act on authorizing labor and equipment from the Road Department to prepare gravel bin site locations and the Solid Waste Fund purchasing the materials
Policy & Personnel Committee
15. Adopt the minutes of the August 27th Policy & Personnel Committee meeting
Project Committee
16. Adopt the minutes of the August 27th Project Committee meeting
Management Reports
17. Road Superintendent Report – Mr. Jody Stuckey
a. Accept the Emergency/Off-Schedule Report
18. Solid Waste Superintendent Report – Mr. Robin Sessions
19. Financial Report – Ms. Gina Thomas
(report includes budget to actual comparisons for all funds)
Other Business
20. Engineering Report – Mr. Paul Riley, The Riley Co. of Louisiana
21. Consider and act on Parish Board Appointments
a. Re-appoint Ms. Regina Rowe to the Sparta Groundwater Commission
b. Accept the resignation of Dawn Slezak from the Tourism Board
c. Appoint Yumeka Washington to the Tourism Board to complete the term ending 12/31/21
d. Accept the resignation of Burt Brown from the Watershed Board
e. Re-appoint Kelly Spangler to the Tourism Board for a 2-year term ending 12/31/22
f. Appoint Melinda Garrett to the Museum Board for a 3-year term ending 12/31/23
g. Review other vacancies on Library, Tourism, Jonesboro Fire, Hospital, and Watershed Boards
22. Consider and act on approving the use of the Community Center for the LSU Ag Center for the requested dates
23. Consider and act on adopting Ordinance 01-0913-2021 to amend Ordinance 03-0409-2007 to reduce the number of directors for the Jackson Parish Museum Board to SEVEN
24. Consider and act on extending the contract with Volkert Inc. for debris monitoring services
25. Consider and act on authorizing RFPs for pre-disaster debris hauling services

Announcements & Notifications
Juror Comments

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