Parish council to hear golf course report

Two guests are slated to address the St. Mary Parish Council when it meets in regular session Wednesday.

First up are representatives of the Red Ribbon Week Committee who will request adoption of a proclamation in support of their drug-free activities during the week of Oct. 19-28.

They will be followed by Rudy Sparks, chairman of the Atchafalaya Golf Course Commission, who is scheduled to present the club’s proposed budget and rate schedule.

Other items on the agenda include:

—Consideration of a proposed ordinance amending the council’s current fiscal year budget. A public hearing on the ordinance will be called at 5:45 p.m.

—Introduction of ordinances authoring the refinancing of $2.4 million in revenue bonds; and granting a specific use variance to erect a communications tower at 299 Grandwood St., Patterson.

—Resolutions authorizing applications to the Governor’s Local Government Assistance Program for construction of sidewalks along Lake Palourde Road in Amelia from Aucoin to Waterworks roads; purchase of a used fire truck for St. Joseph-Gumpoint fire sub-station; construction of sidewalks along Cypremort Road between La. 318 and Big Four Corners Road; construction of a water line along La. 318 in Sorrel to connect Water and Sewer Districts 4 and 5; and construction of a fire line in Siracusaville for Water and Sewer District 1. (Adm.)

—Resolutions authorizing a certificate of substantial completion on the re-roofing project at the parish-owned Whitney Building in Morgan City; a contract with R&S Corp. on the security system at the Law Enforcement Center; an amendment to the engineering services agreement with Shaw Coastal Inc. for the Point Cheveruil shoreline protection project and the Deer Island realignment project; and a certificate of substantial completion on the Cajun Way Road project in Amelia.

—Requests for funding transfers by Councilman Charles Middleton, District 2, for $2,000 to the Town of Baldwin for Pee Wee Football from the Wards 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 and 10 three-tenths sales tax fund; and by Councilman Sterling Fryou, District 8, for $500 from the gaming fund to the Berwick Housing Authority for its “Night Out Against Crime.”

The meeting begins at 6 p.m. on the fifth floor of the courthouse in Franklin and is open to the public.

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