April 5, 2010
The Mayor and Council of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana, met in special session at the regular meeting place of said Mayor and Council, in the Town Hall, Vinton, Louisiana, at 6:10 P.M., on the 5th day of April, 2010, after full compliance with all requirements as to notice and otherwise in respect to convening of said meeting with the following members present:
Kenneth O. Stinson, Mayor
Harold R. Douga, Council Member
William “BB” Loyd, Council Member
Paul Patin, Council Member
Kenneth Stinson, Mayor called the meeting to order and reported that the purposes of the meeting were as follows:
1. To discuss and/or transact business pertinent to 2009 Audit presentation.
2. To discuss and/or transact business pertinent to approving Liquor License for Love’s Casino.
3. Executive Session regarding pending litigation.
Coy Vincent, Auditor presented the 2009 Audit to the governing authority. Mr. Vincent reported that
the Town received a clean opinion and was in good financial condition.
It was moved by Council Member Bujard that the 2009 Audit be accepted as presented. The motion was seconded by Council Member Douga and carried.
It was moved by Council Member Patin that the following Class “A” Liquor License be approved:
Love’s Casino #362
The motion was seconded by Council Member Merchant and carried.
It was moved by Council Member Merchant that the regular meeting be recessed for an executive session regarding pending litigation. The motion was seconded by Council Member Bujard and carried.
It was moved by Council Member Loyd that the regular meeting be re-convened. The motion was seconded by Council Member Merchant and carried.
Mayor Stinson announced that the pending litigation with AERR had been discussed in executive session.
It was moved by Council Member Douga that considering the fee and cost estimate of Jones Walker, the Town pay up to $15,000.00 to continue to have Jones Walker work on the Town’s FEMA Appeal regarding the unpaid drainage laterals costs with AERR, in the event an additional meeting with FEMA is arranged about the drainage lateral appeal. The motion was seconded by Council Member Merchant a roll call vote was called and the vote cast thereon was as follows:
YEAS: Council Members Bujard, Douga, Loyd and Merchant
NAYS: Council Member Patin
There being no further business to come before the governing authority, it was moved by Council Member Loyd that the meeting be adjourned. The motion was seconded by Council Member Merchant and carried.
Kenneth O. Stinson, Mayor
Mary O. Vice, City Clerk