Vinton, Louisiana

                                                                                                                                                October 22, 2007


                                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 6:30 P.M., on the 22nd day of October, 2007, 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

                                                                                Bliss Bujard, Council Member

                                                                                William “BB” Loyd, Council Member

                                                                                Kevin Merchant, Mayor-Pro-Tem

Edward J. Vice, Council Member

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ABSENT:                               Karen Douglass, Council Member


                                    ALSO PRESENT:                               Thad Minaldi, Town Attorney


                                Kenneth Stinson, Mayor called the meeting to order and reported that the purpose of the meeting was as follows:


1.     To discuss and/or transact business pertinent to proposed garbage contract.


                                Attorney Minaldi explained and discussed with the governing authority modifications made to the garbage contract. 


                                After discussion, it was moved by Council Member Bujard to authorize the Mayor to enter into the contract as discussed with IESI for garbage pick-up in the Town of Vinton, with services provided by IESI to begin on January 16, 2008.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Vice and the vote cast thereon was as follows:


                                                                YEAS:  Council Members Bujard, Loyd, Merchant and Vice


                                                                NAYS:  None


                                            ABSENT:  Council Member Douglass


                                 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 Vice and carried.



                                                                                                                                Kenneth O. Stinson, Mayor




Mary O. Vice, City Clerk