Vinton Louisiana

                                                                                                                                                March 18, 2008


                                The Governing Authority of the Vinton Public Power Authority was convened in regular session in the Town Hall, Tuesday, March 18, 2008, at approximately 7:00 P.M. after full compliance as to notice and otherwise in respect to convening of said meeting with the following members present:


                                                                                Kenneth O. Stinson, President

                                                                                Bliss Bujard, Director

                                                                                William “BB” Loyd, Director

                                                                                Kevin Merchant, Director

                                                                                Edward J. Vice, Director


                                                ABSENT:               Karen Douglass, Director


                                 ALSO PRESENT:               Thad Minaldi, Board Attorney and Melba Landry, Secretary


                                 President Stinson called the meeting to order.


                                It was moved by Director Loyd to authorize the Treasurer to pay the bills for the month.  The motion was seconded by Director Bujard and carried.


                                President Stinson announced that he had received an application for the Economic Development Rider from Taco Rico and after metering them for several months they have been determined to be eligible for the rider.


                                A long discussion ensued regarding some wording in the rider and it was decided that the attorney would review it and make some suggestions as to amending the rider for the Directors to consider.


                                President Stinson reported on the APPA Conference he attended.


                                There being no further business to come before the governing authority, it was moved

by Director Bujard that the meeting be adjourned.  The motion was seconded by Director Loyd and carried.



                                                                                                                                Kenneth O. Stinson, President




Mary O. Vice, Treasurer