Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Here's what's on the agenda...

ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL REGULAR COUNCIL AGENDA
TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2007
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS – 5:00 P.M.

PERSONS DESIRING TO ADDRESS THE COUNCIL SHALL INFORM THE PRESIDENT AT THE APPROPRIATE AGENDA ITEM.A. CALL TO ORDERB. INVOCATIONC. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCED. ROLL CALLE. AGENDA REQUESTF. CONSENT CALENDAR
1) Approval of minutes taken from meeting held 3/27.
2) Introduction of an ordinance for annual vehicle bid for use by various departments. Bids to be opened 4/10.
3) Introduction of an ordinance for repairs to cooling tower, Unit #3 at D.G. Hunter Generating Station. Bids to be opened 4/10.
4) Introduction of an ordinance for 4” eccentric plug valves with electric actuators for the Wastewater department. Bids to be opened 4/10.
5) Introduction of an ordinance adopting the Operating Budget for the City of Alexandria for fiscal year 2007/2008, Adopting the Capital Budget for the City of Alexandria for fiscal year 2007/2008; appropriating funds for the Capital Budget for the City of Alexandria for fiscal year 2007/2008 and providing for capital expenditures; and other matters with respect thereto. (FINANCE 4/3)
6) Introduction of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to enter into a two year contract with Cenla Civitan Club for their baseball program.
7) Introduction of an ordinance authorizing the donation and acceptance of a utility servitude for existing and proposed electric utility lines on property owned by Gene and Ruby Ann Bordelon located adjacent to Meredith Heights Subdivision for the Electric Distribution department.
8) Introduction of an ordinance authorizing the acceptance of a 10’ wide utility servitude located in Lot 9 of Block 4 of Clermont Subdivision from Herbert Heller for the Electric Distribution department.
9) Introduction of an ordinance extending contract for I-49 Greenbelt Maintenance Service with Yankee Clipper for the third and final year from May 1, 2006 until April 30, 2007.
10) Introduction of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to accept the lowest quote received for supplying linen services for the Fire Department.
11) Introduction of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to accept the lowest quote received for ready-mix concrete for use by various City departments.
12) Introduction of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to accept the low bid submitted for construction of first base seating renovation at Bringhurst Ballpark.
13) RESOLUTION endorsing Recycling Services, Inc. d/b/a RSI Mills to participate in the benefits of the Louisiana Enterprise Zone Program.
14) RESOLUTION authorizing advertisement for bids for janitorial supplies for a six month period.
15) RESOLUTION authorizing advertisement for bids for single phase polemount transformers.
16) RESOLUTION authorizing advertisement for bids for single phase padmount transformers.
G. FINANCE
17) To hear a financial report from the Director of Finance concerning the fiscal status of the City of Alexandria. (FINANCE 4/10)
H. ORDINANCES FOR FINAL ADOPTIONSUBJECT TO PUBLIC HEARING
18) To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to accept the low bid submitted for Acadian Park drainage improvements.
19) To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing acceptance of a 15’ wide utility servitude located on property owned by Alexandria Lodging Partners, LLC, the future location of the new Holiday Inn Express on MacArthur Drive.
20) To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing acceptance of a 15’ wide utility servitude located on property owned by Bordelon and Maxwell Development Company at the southwest corner of the old MacArthur Drive North traffic circle.
21) To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing acceptance of a subdivision plat for Steve Williams property subdivision on Jeff Davis Drive.
22) To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 2 to the agreement for professional engineering services for the Highway 28 West and Jones Street wastewater improvements.
23) To consider final adoption of an ordinance amending 2006/2007 capital budget for Operation Fast Track projects.24) To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to accept the lowest quote received for electric transmission & distribution emergency services for the Electric Distribution department.
25) To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to accept the lowest quote received for caustic soda for the Electric Production department.
26) To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing the mayor to accept a donation of materials, valued at $10,000 from Alexandria Aces Baseball to construct a first base deck at Bringhurst Park.
27) To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to enter into a written Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Community Senior Citizens Multi-Purpose Center, Inc. for services to be rendered at the Broadway Resource Center to support the S.A.G.E. Program.
LEGAL COMMITTEE
28) To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to accept the lowest quote received from Caplan’s Inc. for the uniform contract for a twelve month period.(LEGAL 4/10)
29) To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to execute a General Services Agreement and related delivery orders for professional architectural and engineering services relating to various public works building and renovation projects with Alliance Design Group. (LEGAL 4/10)
30) To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to execute a General Services Agreement and related delivery orders for professional architectural and engineering services relating to various public works building and renovation projects with Barron, Heinberg and Brocato. (LEGAL 4/10)
31) To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to execute a General Services Agreement and related delivery orders for professional architectural and engineering services relating to various public works building and renovation projects with Lyle Bergeron AIA. (LEGAL 4/10)
32) To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to execute a General Services Agreement and related delivery orders for professional architectural and engineering services relating to various public works building and renovation projects with Luther Hunter Architect. (LEGAL 4/10)
33) To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to execute a General Services Agreement and related delivery orders for professional architectural and engineering services relating to various public works building and renovation projects with Pan American Engineers. (LEGAL 4/10)
34) To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to execute a General Services Agreement and related delivery orders for professional architectural and engineering services relating to various public works building and renovation projects with Watson, Yeager and Associates. (LEGAL 4/10)
UTILITY COMMITTEE
35) To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to execute Change Order No. 2 with Dual Construction, Inc. in connection with the Highway 28 West sewer trunk mains project. (UTILITY 4/10)
PERSONNEL/INSURANCE COMMITTEE
36) To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement for professional services with Towers Perrin-Tillinghast to perform an actuarial valuation of the City’s estimated losses. (PERSONNEL/INSURANCE 4/10)
H. PUBLIC HEARING – FINANCE
37) To hold a public hearing on the Mayor’s Proposed 2007/2008 Operating and Capital Budgets.
I. PUBLIC HEARINGS – COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
38) To continue public hearing on structure located at 2619 Overton, Patricia Christmon.
39) To hold a public hearing on the cost of demolition of 28 structures.
J. COMMITTEES
40) To hear from Finance Committee: Mr. Lawson.
41) To hear from Public Works Committee: Mr. Silver.
42) To hear from Legal Committee: Mr. Smith.
43) To hear from Utility Committee: Mr. Fowler.
44) To hear from Community Development: Mr. Marshall.
45) To hear from Personnel/Insurance: Mr. Johnson.
46) To hear from Public Safety/Transportation: Mr. Marshall.
47) To hear from A & E Review: Mr. Fowler.
48) To hear from Economic Development: Mr. Lawson.
49) ANY OTHER BUSINESS WHICH BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT MAY PROPERLY COME BEFORE THE COUNCIL.
50) ADJOURNMENT.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

How many of the people that are complaining about the way things are going have attended a city council meeting?? Have you contacted your city council members? Become a part of a solution.

Blogger said...

Thank you for your comment. This is one of the reasons we publish and promote when and where the meetings are being held and the administration has indicated it WANTS people to be involved. Now, will they show up ro just continue to complain as anons?