Agenda 04/12/2021

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Westwego will meet in Regular Session at 6:00 p.m., Monday, April 12, 2021, in the Council Room at City Hall, 1100 Fourth Street, Westwego, Louisiana.

AGENDA

Regular Session

Monday, April 12, 2021

CALL TO ORDER

INVOCATION AND MOMENT OF SILENCE

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PRESENTATIONS / ANNOUNCEMENTS / ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

ADDRESS THE CITY COUNCIL

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CONDEMNATION HEARINGS

120 Short Street (Structure A)

HEAR ALL REPORTS

Chief of Police – Dwayne J. Munch, Sr.

Fire Chief – Ryan P. Guidroz

Chief Building Inspector – Leslie “Skip” Lombas, Jr.

Plumbing Inspector – Chuck Pooré

Electrical Inspector – Doyle Guidroz

Mechanical Inspector – Jeremy Floyd

EMS Director – Joseph J. Aldor, Jr.

Senior Center Coordinator – Brant Fonseca

Farmers Market Coordinator – Keith Bouvier

Code Enforcement Officer – Perry Talamo

Mayor Peoples/James Butler CPA – Financial Report – Budget vs. Actual

APPROVE THE MINUTES

Regular Session of Monday, March 8, 2021

RESOLUTIONS FOR ADOPTION

Offered by Council Member Nobles:

A resolution accepting the Louisiana Compliance Questionnaire for Louisiana Municipalities, as completed for the City of Westwego by the Mayor and his staff, as a required part of the audit for which the City has recently engaged a Certified Public Accountant.

Offered by Council Member Green:

A resolution in opposition to the construction of a Formosa Plastics Facility in St. James Parish.

Offered by Council Member Valence:

A resolution accepting the project known as the Central Avenue Asphalt Streets Improvements, FP&C Project No. 50-MV4-13-02, contracted between the City of Westwego and Barriere Construction Co. on February 9, 2021, as Substantially Completed.

ORDINANCES FOR INTRODUCTION

Offered by Council Members Nobles:

An Ordinance approving the plan of survey and resubdivision of a certain piece or potion of ground situated in the City of Westwego, Parish of Jefferson, State of Louisiana, in that part thereof known as Lot NG-1 National Gypsum Property into Lot NG-1A, Lot NG-1B and Lot NG-1C, and is more fully shown on a plan by Dufrene Surveying & Engineering, Inc., dated December 16, 2020.

Offered by Council Member Valence:

An ordinance amending and re-enacting Ordinance 1587 of the Westwego Code of Ordinances regarding Short-Term Home Rentals to correct its placement within the Code of Ordinances and the numbering of its articles and sections.

Offered by Council Member Valence:

An ordinance amending the Westwego Code of Ordinances to provide for suspension and revocation of Short-Term Home Rentals license permits for good cause.

Offered by Council Member Green:

An ordinance of special permitted use approved by the Westwego City Council at the request of Blackwater New Orleans, L.L.C. for the storage of hazardous materials in bulk as required in accordance with Sections 16-87 and 34-71 of the Westwego Code of Ordinances.

ORDINANCES FOR ADOPTION

Offered by All Council Members:

An ordinance authorizing Mayor Joe Peoples to take all actions and sign all documents necessary to advertise for sale and sell the surplus immovable property known as Lot 24A, Square 37, Whitehouse Subdivision, Municipal Address 1162 Avenue C, Westwego, Louisiana, and providing for related matters.

Offered by All Council Members:

An ordinance authorizing Mayor Joe Peoples to take all actions and sign all documents necessary to advertise for sale and sell the surplus immovable property known as ½ of Lot 34 Sala or Zeringue Plantation, Municipal Address 206 Louisiana Street, Westwego, Louisiana, and providing for related matters.

OLD BUSINESS

  1. (GG)   Inspection – 126 Louisiana Street
  2. (GG)   Inspection – 116 and 120 Short Street
  3. (JN)    WHARF Update
  4. (JT)     Dog Park
  5. (JP)    Utility Bill Adjustments

NEW BUSINESS

  1. (GG)   Catfish Bourgeois Playground Marquee
  2. (LV)    Historical Museum – Painting
  3. (JP)    Millage Renewals

EXECUTIVE SESSION

  1. (LV)   Court Cases Update

ADJOURN