Vinton, LA

October 21, 2008

 

                  The Mayor and Council of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana, met in regular session at the meeting place of said Mayor and Council, in the Town Hall, Vinton, Louisiana, at 6:00 p.m. on 21 October 2008, with the following members present:

           

                                                     Kenneth O. Stinson, Mayor

                                                     Bliss Bujard, Council Member

                                                     Harold Douga, Council Member

                                                     William “BB” Loyd, Council Member

                                                     Kevin Merchant, Mayor Pro Tem

                                                     Edward Vice, Council Member

 

            Absent:                                       None    

 

            Also Present:                     Thad Minaldi, Town Attorney

 

The following reports were submitted:

PAYROLL FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2008           

PAYROLL NO.  18                                                                                             $ 50,775.54

PAYROLL NO.  19                                                                                             $ 48,506.57

 

Total Payroll for September 2008                                                              $ 83,318.05

 

 

RECEIPTS FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2008

 

GENERAL FUND............................................................................................. $ 188,790.37

ENTERPRISE FUND A/C #1.............................................................................. 347,489.95

METER DEPOSIT # 2............................................................................................. 5,560.00

SALES & USE TAX ............................................................................................. 62,650.53

SALES & USE TAX # 3........................................................................................ 25,148.36

SALES & USE TAX # 7........................................................................................ 25,293.49

½% SALES & USE TAX #8.................................................................................. 12,590.73

ENTERPRISE FUND A/C # 2............................................................................... 63,630.40

PAYROLL A/C # ................................................................................................ 134,495.51

SUPPLEMENTAL POLICE PAY............................................................................ 4,659.05

TOWN OF VINTON – SPECIAL ACCOUNT..................................................... 52,834.99

DRUG CONTROL........................................................................................................ 88.72

COURT COST................................................................................................................ 5.30

IMMA STREETS..................................................................................................... 9,577.24

2 MILL ECONOMIC & DEVELOPMENT............................................................. 8,131.20

CD – Sewer Collection A/C # 17............................................................................................

LAMP UNRESTRICTED…………............................................................................ 682.85

LAMP RESTRICTED.............................................................................................. 1,255.58

IND DEV BOARD.................................................................................................................

GRANT(S).............................................................................................................................

VIDEO POKER CD...............................................................................................................

VIDEO POKER – CD # 2......................................................................................................

2 MILL ELEC IMMA................................................................................................... 18.69

IMMA RESTRICTED................................................................................................... 25.33

IMMA UNRESTRICTED............................................................................................. 22.78

IMMA SEWER COLLECTION................................................................................. 166.06

FBI DRUG FORFEITURE ACCOUNT .................................................................. 1,321.13

TOV CD TRUST....................................................................................................................

RACETRACK CD...................................................................................................... 460.19

IMMA TAX #14........................................................................................................... …….

LCDBG – SEWER IMPROVEMENT A/C............................................................................

Total Receipts for September 2008                                                            $ 944,898.45

 

DISBURSEMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2008

GENERAL FUND............................................................................................. $ 188,376.17

ENTERPRISE FUND # 1..................................................................................... 321,954.29

METER DEPOSIT A/C # 2...................................................................................... 3,620.00

SALES & USE TAX.............................................................................................. 62,650.53

SALES & USE TAX # 3........................................................................................ 60,755.89

SALES & USE TAX # 7.......................................................................................... 6,369.23

½% SALES & USE TAX # 8................................................................................. 10,339.27

ENTERPRISE FUND # 2....................................................................................... 65,408.09

PAYROLL A/C # 22............................................................................................ 134,357.79

SUPPLEMENTAL POLICE PAY.......................................................................... 35,030.99

DRUG CONTROL.................................................................................................................

SPECIAL ACCOUNT........................................................................................... 10,000.00

IMMA STREETS...................................................................................................................

COURT COST.............................................................................................................. 47.50

2 MILL ECONOMIC & DEVELOPMENT...........................................................................

IMMA STREETS........................................................................................................ 354.40

IMMA RESTRICTED............................................................................................................

IMMA UNRESTRICTED......................................................................................................

IMMA 2 MILL ELECTRIC....................................................................................................

IMMA SEWER COLLECTION............................................................................................

IMMA TAX COLLECTION..................................................................................................

FBI DRUG FORFEITURE ACCOUNT................................................................... 1,321.13

LCDGB-SEWER IMPROVEMENT A/C...............................................................................

Total Disbursements for September 2008                                                 $ 900,585.28

Total Bills for September 2008                                                                  $ 476,736.99

 

                    Kenneth O. Stinson, Mayor called the meeting to order.  Chaplain Tatum led in prayer, and there followed the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

                    It was moved by Council Member Loyd that the minutes of prior meeting/s, copies of which were mailed to each Council Member, be approved as written.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Bujard and carried.

 

                    Debbi McBride, Mayor’s Assistant gave the monthly Administration Department report.

 

                    Bills for the month of September, 2008, were approved and payment authorized upon a motion by Council Member Merchant, seconded by Council Member Vice and carried.

 

                   Mayor Stinson recognized and presented Beth Clark of the American Heart Association a proclamation claiming November 8, 2008 as “Start! Southwest Louisiana Heart Walk Day”.

 

                   Mayor Stinson informed the Council that two (2) names needed to be submitted to the VHTD Board for the expiring term of Kevin Pickett.  Council Member Vice made a motion to submit the names of Kevin Pickett and Nathan Taylor.  Council Member Loyd seconded motion and it carried.

 

                  Mayor Stinson gave the Council invitations to the 25 Men of Distinction Annual Banquet and also invited the public to the Relay for Life Kick-off and Wrap Up.

 

                  Council Member Bujard asked about the possibility of having designated areas for political candidates to place signs during election times.  After discussion it was decided that Mr. Minaldi will address this and bring the information to the next regular meeting.

 

                  Council Member Bujard opened up for discussion and possible future action the enforcement of minimum lot sizes within the corporate limits of the Town.

 

                  Ricky Fox, Chief of Police gave the monthly Police Department report.

 

                  Terry Vice, Director of Public Works, gave the monthly Public Works and Electrical Department reports.

 

                   Jerry Merchant, Fire Chief, was absent from the meeting and no report was given.

                   

                   There being no further business to come before the Governing Authority, it was moved by Council Member Douga that the meeting be adjourned.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Loyd and carried.

 

 

                                                                                    ______________________________

                                                                                    Kenneth O. Stinson, Mayor

 

 

ATTEST:

 

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Deborah W. McBride, Mayor’s Assistant