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Ascension Council and President

REGULAR MEETING
OF THE
ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL
July 21, 2022 – 6:00 PM
ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE-Gonzales

(1) Call To Order / Invocation and Pledge
(2) Roll Call
(3) Chair’s Additions
(4) Public Comment Sign- In Period

a. Approval of participation in the Industrial Tax Exemption Program under the PostExecutive Order 2018 rules for Project Cactus, CF Industries Nitrogen, LLC (Kate MacArthur, President and CEO, Ascension Economic Development Corporation) Finance Committee Recommendation
b. Approval of participation in the Industrial Tax Exemption Program under the PostExecutive Order 2018 rules for Project Harmony, PCS Nitrogen Fertilizer, LP (Kate MacArthur, President and CEO, Ascension Economic Development Corporation) Finance Committee Recommendation
c. Approval of Sub-lease Agreement with Donaldsonville Developments, LLC (B. Lemann Building) (John Diez, CAO and Bill Dawson, Project Manager) Finance Committee Recommendation
d. Approval of Amendment #1 to Master Contract for Professional Services between Ascension Parish Government and ResourceFull Consulting, LLC for the Early Childhood Development Program, for an increase in contract amount of $750.00 to cover additional “out-of-pocket” expenses (John Diez, CAO) Finance Committee Recommendation
e. Approval of Renewal of Participation Agreement with St. Bernard Parish Sheriff for the housing of juveniles at the Detention Center located in St. Bernard Parish. Amount based on fee schedule (John Diez, CAO) Finance Committee Recommendation
f. Approval of Cooperative Endeavor Agreement by and between Ascension Parish Government and Ascension Parish School Board for Parker Road and PR 929 Improvements (Ascension Parish School Board Representative and Jeff Burst, HNTB) Finance Committee Recommendation
g. Approval of Cooperative Endeavor Agreement by and between Ascension Parish Government and Ascension Parish School Board for Carrie Lane improvements (Ascension Parish School Board Representative and Jeff Burst, HNTB) Finance Committee Recommendation
h. Approval to allocate Traffic Impact Fees to the Move Ascension program as detailed in Exhibit A (Jeff Burst, HNTB) Finance Committee Recommendation
i. Approval of Amendment #4 to Master Contract for Services between Ascension Parish Government and Enmon Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Jani-King of Baton Rouge, to include an additional six locations to the contract through the end of the contract term of 8/18/2022, for an increase in contract amount of an additional $40,098.00, for a total contract not to exceed amount of $472,121.00 (Ricky Compton, Director of Planning and Facilities) Finance Committee Recommendation
j. Approval of Renewal of Master Services Contract between Ascension Parish Government and Enmon Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Jani-King of Baton Rouge, for an additional year through August 18, 2023, for a total contract amount of $965,216.00 (Ricky Compton, Director of Planning and Facilities) Finance Committee Recommendation
k. Approval of Agreement between Ascension Parish Government and Rebecca Bombet, PMHNP-BC (Nurse Practitioner), to provide psychiatric and medical services to mental health and substance abuse patients at the Ascension Parish Counseling Center (Alisha Massey, Mental Health Director) Finance Committee Recommendation
l. Approval of Amendment #2 to Master Contract for Professional Services between Ascension Parish Government and Thompson Consulting Services for disaster debris monitoring and related services, for an increase in contract amount for an additional $250,000.00 (Rachael WIlkinson, OEP Director) Finance Committee Recommendation
m. Approval of Amendment #7 to Master Contract for Professional Services between Ascension Parish Government and McKim & Creed, LLC for utilities general engineering and technical support services, to extend original contract term an additional year through August 3, 2023. This amendment only extends the term of the contract and
does not affect the contract price (Carl Ladmirault, Assistant Director Utilities) Finance Committee Recommendation
n. Approval of Change Order #3 for the Lamar Dixon Expo Center Gym Expansion for additional scope of work and additional time. Amount of increase is $35,525.50 for a total contract amount of $3,074,956.00 (Dean Thomason, Project Manager) Finance Committee Recommendation
o. Bid Results and approval to enter into Contract with the lowest responsive bid in the amount of $59,988.00 submitted by Durable Piling Restoration, LLC for KC Road Bridge Repair (Joey Tureau, Transportation Director) Finance Committee Recommendation
p. Approval of Amendment #1 to Master Contract for Professional Services between Ascension Parish Government and Gulf South Engineering for geotechnical testing, to increase the total project budget amount by an additional $150,000.00 for a total project budget amount of $450,000.00 (Joey Tureau, Transportation Director) Finance Committee Recommendation

q. Approval of Amendment #1 to Master Contract for Professional Services between Ascension Parish Government and The Beta Group Engineering and Construction Services, LLC, for geotechnical testing, to increase the total project budget amount by an additional $150,000.00 for a total project budget amount of $450,000.00 (Joey Tureau, Transportation Director) Finance Committee Recommendation
r. Amendment #7 to Master Contract for Professional Services with Burk Kleinpeter, Inc. for engineering design and related services for Move Ascension to extend the term through August 1, 2023 in order to complete all current projects with no additional tasks assigned. This amendment will also increase the total budget to $15,000,000.00 shared by eleven (11) firms (Joey Tureau, Transportation Director) Finance Committee Recommendation
s. Amendment #7 to Master Contract for Professional Services with Buchart Horn, Inc. for engineering design and related services for Move Ascension to extend the term through August 1, 2023 in order to complete all current projects with no additional tasks assigned. This amendment will also increase the total budget to $15,000,000.00 shared by eleven (11) firms (Joey Tureau, Transportation Director) Finance Committee Recommendation
t. Amendment #7 to Master Contract for Professional Services with Evans-Graves Engineers, Inc. for engineering design and related services for Move Ascension to extend the term through August 1, 2023 in order to complete all current projects with no additional tasks assigned. This amendment will also increase the total budget to $15,000,000.00 shared by eleven (11) firms (Joey Tureau, Transportation Director) Finance Committee Recommendation
u. Amendment #7 to Master Contract for Professional Services with Hartman Engineering, Inc. for engineering design and related services for Move Ascension to extend the term through August 1, 2023 in order to complete all current projects with no additional tasks assigned. This amendment will also increase the total budget to $15,000,000.00 shared by eleven (11) firms (Joey Tureau, Transportation Director) Finance Committee Recommendation
v. Amendment #7 to Master Contract for Professional Services with McKim & Creed, Inc. for engineering design and related services for Move Ascension to extend the term through August 1, 2023 in order to complete all current projects with no additional tasks assigned. This amendment will also increase the total budget to $15,000,000.00 shared by eleven (11) firms (Joey Tureau, Transportation Director) Finance Committee Recommendation
w. Amendment #7 to Master Contract for Professional Services with Meyer Engineers, Ltd. for engineering design and related services for Move Ascension to extend the term through August 1, 2023 in order to complete all current projects with no additional tasks assigned. This amendment will also increase the total budget to $15,000,000.00 shared by eleven (11) firms (Joey Tureau, Transportation Director) Finance Committee Recommendation
x. Amendment #7 to Master Contract for Professional Services with Neel-Schaffer, Inc. for engineering design and related services for Move Ascension to extend the term through August 1, 2023 in order to complete all current projects with no additional tasks assigned. This amendment will also increase the total budget to $15,000,000.00 shared by eleven (11) firms (Joey Tureau, Transportation Director) Finance Committee Recommendation
y. Amendment #7 to Master Contract for Professional Services with Shread-Kuyrkendall & Associates, Inc. for engineering design and related services for Move Ascension to extend the term through August 1, 2023 in order to complete all current projects with no additional tasks assigned. This amendment will also increase the total budget to $15,000,000.00 shared by eleven (11) firms (Joey Tureau, Transportation Director) Finance Committee Recommendation

z. Amendment #7 to Master Contract for Professional Services with SJB Group, LLC for engineering design and related services for Move Ascension to extend the term through August 1, 2023 in order to complete all current projects with no additional tasks assigned. This amendment will also increase the total budget to $15,000,000.00 shared by eleven (11) firms (Joey Tureau, Transportation Director) Finance Committee Recommendation
aa. Amendment #7 to Master Contract for Professional Services with T. Baker Smith, LLC for engineering design and related services for Move Ascension to extend the term through August 1, 2023 in order to complete all current projects with no additional tasks assigned. This amendment will also increase the total budget to $15,000,000.00 shared by eleven (11) firms (Joey Tureau, Transportation Director) Finance Committee Recommendation
bb. Amendment #7 to Master Contract for Professional Services with Volkert, Inc. for engineering design and related services for Move Ascension to extend the term through August 1, 2023 in order to complete all current projects with no additional tasks assigned. This amendment will also increase the total budget to $15,000,000.00 shared by eleven (11) firms (Joey Tureau, Transportation Director) Finance Committee Recommendation
cc. Approval for a reduction of the speed limit on Calcote Road from 35 mph to 25 mph. (Councilman, John Cagnolatti) Transportation Committee Recommendation
dd. Approval of the addition of a project into the Move Ascension Program for the installation of two street lights to be installed on Coontrap Road (LA Hwy 938) along the curve near where Toby Road and Sweetbay Lane intersect with Coontrap Road.(Councilman, John Cagnolatti) Transportation Committee Recommendation
ee. Approval of Roads included in Task Order 2 of the 2020 Reconstruction and Overlay Improvements. (Master Contract ENG-20-012). (Joey Tureau, Transportation Director) Transportation Committee Recommendation
ff. Approval of Transportation items to be included in the resolution by council regarding spending of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. (Jeff Burst, HNTB, Senior Project Manager) Transportation Committee Recommendation
gg. Approval to put a Home Rule Charter Amendment on the ballot for a vote of the people to limit the terms of the Ascension Parish Council and the Ascension Parish President to three (4) year terms Strategic Planning Committee Recommendation
hh. Resolution – to request an Attorney General’s opinion on levying fines for any Council member censured by a vote of the Council Strategic Planning Committee Recommendation
ii. Approval of recreation items to be included in resolution by Council regarding spending of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding Recreation Committee Recommendation
jj. Approval to rename Darrow Community Center, “Joseph U. Pierre, Sr. Community Center” Recreation Committee Recommendation


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