Agenda 05/10/2021

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Posted May 6, 2021

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Westwego will meet in Regular Session at 6:00 p.m., Monday, May 10, 2021, in the Council Room at City Hall, 1100 Fourth Street, Westwego, Louisiana.

AGENDA

Regular Session

Monday, May 10, 2021

CALL TO ORDER

INVOCATION AND MOMENT OF SILENCE

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PRESENTATIONS / ANNOUNCEMENTS / ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

LWCC

National Flood Insurance Program

ADDRESS THE CITY COUNCIL

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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, April 12, 2021

 

RESOLUTIONS FOR ADOPTION

Offered by Council Member Nobles:

A resolution adopting the 2021 Millage Rates.

BE IT RESOLVED that the following millage(s) are hereby levied on the 2021 tax roll on all property subject to taxation by the City of Westwego:

MILLAGE

                                     Tax                                   Mills                                                                       

                                     General City Tax                                              3.37

                                     Street Lighting & Street Maintenance                       2.50

                                    Park Maintenance & Lighting                                   2.50

                                    Fire Protection Maintenance & Operation                 4.19

                                    Fire Department Maint. & Op. & Equipment              5.87

                                    Police Maintenance & Operation                              4.19

                                    Police Salaries & Benefits                                        6.50

                                     Ambulance Service Maintenance                             7.00  

                                     Total                                                                     36.12

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the proper administrative officials of the Parish of Jefferson, State of Louisiana, be and they are hereby empowered, authorized, and directed to spread said taxes, as hereinabove set forth, upon the assessment roll of said Parish for the year 2021, and to make the collection of the taxes imposed for and on behalf of the taxing authority, according to law, and that the taxes herein levied shall become a permanent lien and privilege on all property subject to taxation as herein set forth, and collection thereof shall be enforceable in the manner provided by law.

Offered by Council Member Nobles:

A resolution accepting the project known as Westwego Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements contracted between the City of Westwego and Volute, Inc. on October 21, 2019 as Substantially Completed.

Offered by Council Member Nobles:

A resolution accepting the project known as the Fisheries Market Gazebo contracted between the City of Westwego and J. A. Jack Julius Jr., Inc. on October 6, 2020 as Substantially Completed.

ORDINANCES FOR INTRODUCTION

ORDINANCES FOR ADOPTION

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.

OLD BUSINESS

  1. (JN)    WHARF Project Update – Permit Approval
  2. (LV)    Update on Sewer Plant
  3. (LV)    Update on Museum
  4. (JP)    Utility Bill Adjustments

NEW BUSINESS          

  1. (MR)   Louis Marrero Park

ADJOURN