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††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††Vinton, Louisiana

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† Vinton Harbor and Terminal District

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† April 12, 2006

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† The President and Board of Commissioners of the Vinton Harbor and Terminal District met in regular session on April 12, 2006, at the Town of Vinton, Town Hall, Vinton, Louisiana, at 1:30 P.M. after full compliance with all requirements as to notice and otherwise in respect to convening of said meeting with the following members present:

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gene Sonnier, President

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jimmy Ballard, Commissioner

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Daigle, Commissioner

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Billy Ray Vice, Commissioner

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ABSENT:††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† C.W. Lockhart, Commissioner

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† President Sonnier called the meeting to order.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† It was moved by Commissioner Daigle that the minutes from the prior meeting be approved as written.The motion was seconded by Commissioner Vice and carried.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lee Lancon, Engineer brought the governing authority up to date on a new project proposed by Dunham Price.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† After discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Vice to approve the Memorandum of Understanding (Exhibit ďAĒ) submitted by Dunham Price as presented.The motion was seconded by Commissioner Daigle and carried.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† It was moved by Commissioner Ballard to authorize Dunham Price to begin production of new project.The motion was seconded by Commissioner Daigle and carried.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† It was moved by Commissioner Daigle to authorize the Engineer to proceed with the necessary steps toward fulfilling the portís obligations as stated in the memorandum of understanding.The motion was seconded by Commissioner Vice and carried.

 

††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† Bills for the month were approved upon a motion by Commissioner Daigle, seconded by Commissioner Vice and carried.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† The following names were submitted by the Town of Vinton and the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury for the expiring term of Gene Sonnier on the Board of Commissioners:

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gene Sonnier

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Nathan Taylor

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Paul Patin

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† It was moved by Commissioner Daigle that Gene Sonnier be re-appointed to the Board of Commissioners.The motion was seconded by Commissioner Ballard and carried.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† It was moved by Commissioner Daigle that the Board Officers serve another year in their respective offices as follows:

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gene Sonnier, President

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Daigle, Vice President

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C.W. Lockhart, Secretary/Treasurer

 

The motion was seconded by Commissioner Vice and carried.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† After discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Vice to authorize the Engineer to move forward in pursuing a wetlands permit for harbor property.The motion was seconded by Commissioner Daigle and carried.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† It was moved by Commissioner Vice to authorize the President the power to negotiate in all areas regarding the Dunham Price Project.The motion was seconded by Commissioner Daigle and carried.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† There being no further business to come before the Governing Authority, it was moved by Commissioner Daigle that the meeting be adjourned.The motion was seconded by Commissioner Ballard and carried.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ____________________________________

††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† GeneSonnier, President

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ____________________________________

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C.W. Lockhart, Secretary

ATTEST:

 

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Mary O. Vice, Clerk†††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

 

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