Parish resolutions adopted Wednesday
Nine resolutions were approved by the St. Mary Parish Council when it met in a brief regular session Wednesday.
The resolutions included:
—Endorsement of participation in the Quality Jobs Program by Swiftships Shipbuilders LLC.
—Agreements with the state Department of Transportation and Development on two projects at Harry P. Williams Memorial Airport; the detour of U.S. 90 to La. 182 via Duhon Bypass Road during bridge repair and inspection; and in regard to a federal aid project for improvements to Ralph Darden Memorial Parkway.
—An agreement with T. Baker Smith LLC for professional services on the pump station at Harry P. Williams.
—A $20,389 change order on the clubhouse roof repair project at Atchafalaya Golf Course Clubhouse. Chief Administrative Officer Henry “Bo” LaGrange said the increase will fund expansion of the scope of the project awarded to MorCore Roofing LLC of Welsh, La. The total cost, $91,389 is still lower than the next lowest bid for the initial specs at $99,000, he added.
—A contract with Edward J. Laperouse Metal Works on the re-roofing, waterproofing and associated work at parish building at 201 Everett St. in Morgan City.
—An agreement for engineer services on the Bayou Vista drainage improvement project.
The council also heard from LaGrange that the Thorguson Road project in Berwick is nearing completion and two-way traffic will resume this evening; and a pre-construction meeting was being held today on phase 3 of the Martin Luther King Street project in Morgan City.
Councilman Steve Bierhorst (District 10) was absent.