VINTON, LA

December 19, 2006

 

                The Mayor and Council of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana, met in regular session at the regular meeting place of said Mayor and Council, in the Town Hall, Vinton, Louisiana, at 6:00 p.m. on the 19th day of December, 2006, with the following members present:

 

                                                                                David T. Riggins, Mayor

                                                                                Karen Douglass, Council Member

                                                                                William “BB” Loyd, Council Member

                                                                                Kevin Merchant, Mayor Pro Tem

                                                                                Kenneth O. Stinson, Council Member

                                                                                Edward J. Vice, Council Member

 

                                ABSENT:                               None

 

                                ALSO PRESENT:                 Andre’ Buisson, Town Attorney

                                                                                                                                                                                                               

The following Reports were submitted:

 

                                Total Payroll for November, 2006                                                                 $ 84,104.85

                                Total Receipts for November, 2006                                                             $636,629.07

                                Total Disbursements for November, 2006                                                 $700,215.42

                                Total Bills for November, 2006                                                                     $321,588.36

 

 

 

David T. Riggins, Mayor called the meeting to order.  Chaplin Tatum led in prayer,

 and there followed the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

                                Mayor Riggins made his farewell comments to the governing authority and public present.

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Douglass 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 Loyd and carried.

 

                                Mary Vice, City Clerk gave the administration report for the month.

 

                                Ms. Vice reported that the results of the floating holiday requests as voted on by the employees were as follows:

 

                                                                POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

                                                                November 23, 2007 – Day after Thanksgiving

                                                                December 24, 2007 – Christmas Eve

 

                                                                ADMINISTRATION, PUBLIC WORKS & ELECTRICAL DEPARTMENTS

 

                                                                December 24, 2007 – Christmas Eve

                                                                August 31, 2007 – Friday before Labor Day

                                                                November 23, 2007 – Friday after Thanksgiving

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Stinson that November 23rd and December 24th, 2007 be approved as the floating holidays for the Police Department.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Loyd and carried.

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Merchant that August 31st, November 23rd and December 24th, 2007, be approved as the floating holidays for Administration, Public Works and Electrical Departments.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Stinson and carried.

 

                                Bills for the month of November, 2006, were approved and payment authorized upon a

motion by Council Member Douglass, seconded by Council Member Merchant and carried.

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Douglass to amend the agenda to hear an item regarding the garbage contract.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Stinson and carried.

 

                                Mayor Riggins introduced Carla Tillman & Mr. Pierce with the Universal Group, who gave a presentation on the proposed Housing Development Project on the corner of Hwy 3063 and Big Woods Road.

 

                                After presentation, it was moved by Council Member Douglass to approve the site plan for the Housing Development Project to be located on the corner of Hwy 3063 and Big Woods Road.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Loyd and carried.

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Douglass to approve the town’s cost for infrastructure for the Project as discussed, pending legal clarification on said cost.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Stinson and carried.

 

                                Mr. Fred Runco, President of ICM Consultants presented a proposed Housing Development Project to be located off of Hwy 90 to the governing authority.

 

                                After presentation, it was moved by Council Member Douglass to approve the preliminary  Housing Development Project to be located off of Hwy 90 as presented.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Loyd and carried.

 

                                Mr. Vernon Meyer, Engineer discussed proposed economic development on Exit 8 and applying for a Capital Outlay Grant for said project.

 

                                After discussion, it was moved by Council Member Vice to adopt the following Resolution.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Loyd and the vote cast thereon was as follows:

 

                                                                YEAS:  Council Members Douglass, Loyd, Merchant, Stinson and Vice

 

                                                                NAYS:  None

 

                                                           ABSENT:  None

 

RESOLUTION

 

                                BE IT RESOLVED that the Governing Authority of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana does hereby support and authorize the application of a Capital Outlay Grant in the amount of $1,116,000.00 to construct a bridge and road to site off of Exit 8 in the Town of Vinton, Louisiana, for future retail and sub-division development.

 

                                APPROVED AND ADOPTED this 19th day of December, 2006.

 

                                                                                                                ________________________________

                                                                                                                David T. Riggins, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

_________________________________

Mary O’Quinn Vice, City Clerk

 

                                Vernon Meyer, Engineer reported the newest bids received for the Sewer Extension and Rehabilitation Project as follows:

 

                                                                E.B. Feucht & Sons, Inc.                  $1,643,685.50

                               

                                                                Cad-Son Construction                      $1,753,222.50

 

                                Mr. Meyer also reported that the town would have to fund and additional $500,000.00 for said project due to the cost increase as per the new bids.  He also stated that we are able to apply for an additional $150,000.00 from LCDBG to cover a partial amount of the increase.

 

                                After discussion, it was moved by Council Member Stinson to adopt the following Resolution.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Loyd and carried.

 

RESOLUTION

 

                                BE IT RESOLVED by the Governing Authority of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana, that the Mayor be authorized to seek funding for the additional $500,000.00 in cost increases of the Sewer Extension &Rehabilitation Project.

 

                                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that said funding shall be sought after the amendments made to said project are approved by the state LCDBG program.

 

                                APPROVED AND ADOPTED this 19th day of December, 2006.

 

                                                                                                                                _____________________________

                                                                                                                                David T. Riggins, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

_____________________________

Mary O’Quinn Vice, City Clerk

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Douglass to adopt the following Resolution.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Loyd and carried.

 

RESOLUTION

 

                                BE IT RESOLVED by the Governing Authority of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana, that the Mayor be authorized to make application with the State of Louisiana LCDBG Program for and additional $150,000.00 grant to offset the increase in cost for the Sewer Extension & Rehabilitation Project.

 

                                APPROVED AND ADOPTED this 19th day of December, 2006.

 

                                                                                                                ________________________________

                                                                                                                David T. Riggins, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

_____________________________

Mary O’Quinn Vice, City Clerk

 

                                Mayor Riggins gave an update on pending grants and projects.

 

                                Mayor Riggins reported the bids received on the Water and Sewer Extension to South of I-10 Project at Exit 7 were as follows:

 

                                                                SIMCO Enterprises, LTD                   $508,832.00

                                                                Bessette Development                     $561,698.50

                                                                CAD-Son Construction, LLC            $576,184.50

 

                                Upon the recommendation of the Engineer, it was moved by Council Member Stinson to award the bid for the Water and Sewer Extension to South of I-10 Project to SIMCO Enterprises, LTD in the amount of $508,832.00.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Douglass and carried.

 

                                Mayor Riggins discussed extending the existing garbage contract with the governing authority.

 

                                After discussion it was moved by Council Member Vice to accept the proposed garbage contract extension with Waste Management with the rates as follows:

 

                                                                January, 2007                                     $15.96/month

                                                                January, 2008                                     $16.28/month

                                                                January, 2009                                     $17.95/month

 

The motion was seconded by Council Member Douglass and carried.

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Stinson that the following Class A Beer Permits be approved for 2007:

 

Kevin Pickett

DBA The Lucky Delta

1903 West Street

Vinton, La. 70668

 

Glenn Floyd Cormier

DBA Cajun Cowboy’s

1312A Gum Cove Road

Vinton, La. 70668

 

Nathan Taylor

DBA The Twenty-five Men Community Center

911 Industrial Street       

Vinton, La. 70668

 

The motion was seconded by Council Member Loyd and the vote cast thereon was as follows:

 

                                                YEAS:  Council Members Douglass, Loyd, Merchant, Stinson and Vice

 

                                                NAYS:  None

 

                                            ABSENT:  None

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Stinson that the following Class A Beer Permit be approved for 2007:

 

Judith A. Vice

DBA B&B Bar

1313 Horridge Street

Vinton, La. 70668

 

The motion was seconded by Council Member Merchant and the vote cast thereon was as follows:

 

                                                YEAS:  Council Members Douglass, Loyd, Merchant and Stinson

 

                                                NAYS:  None

 

                                           ABSENT:  None

 

                                   ABSTAINING:  Council Member Vice

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Douglass that the following Class B Beer Permits be approved for 2007:

 

Kevin Pickett

DBA DELTA FUEL STOP

1907 West Street

Vinton, La. 70668

 

Glenn Floyd Cormier

DBA Glenn’s Mart Grill & Deli

1312 Gum Cove Road

Vinton, La. 70668

 

Malik Kheraj

DBA M & K Pantry #3

1603 Hwy 90 West

Vinton, La. 70668

 

Retail Investors of Texas

DBA Market Basket #26

1717 Hwy 90 West

Vinton, La. 70668

 

Jim Yates

DBA EZ Mart #369

1723 Hwy 90 West

Vinton, La. 70668

 

Kia Ty Huynh

DBA Circle A Mini Mart, Inc.

1309 Hwy 90 West

Vinton, La. 70668

 

 

Kuldip Singh

DBA TIGER MART #12

1410 Gum Cove Road

Vinton, LA  70668

 

The motion was seconded by Council Member Loyd and the vote cast thereon was as follows:

 

YEAS:  Council Members Douglass, Loyd, Merchant, Stinson and Vice

 

                                                NAYS:  None

 

                                            ABSENT:  None

 

 

It was moved by Council Member Stinson that the following Class A Liquor Permits be approved for 2007:

 

Kevin Pickett

DBA The Lucky Delta

1903 West Street

Vinton, La. 70668

 

Glenn Floyd Cormier

DBA Cajun Cowboy’s

1312A Gum Cove Road

Vinton, La. 70668

 

Nathan Taylor

DBA The Twenty-five Men Community Center

911 Industrial Street       

Vinton, La. 70668

 

The motion was seconded by Council Member Douglass and the vote cast thereon was as follows:

 

                                                YEAS:  Council Members Douglass, Loyd, Merchant, Stinson and Vice

 

                                                NAYS:  None

 

                                            ABSENT:  None

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Merchant that the following Class A Liquor Permit be approved for 2007:

 

Judith A. Vice

DBA B&B Bar

1313 Horridge Street

Vinton, La. 70668

 

The motion was seconded by Council Member Stinson and the vote cast thereon was as follows:

 

                                                YEAS:  Council Members Douglass, Loyd, Merchant and Stinson

 

                                                NAYS:  None

 

                                           ABSENT:  None

 

                                   ABSTAINING:  Council Member Vice

 

It was moved by Council Member Douglass that the following Class B Liquor Permits be approved for 2007:

 

Kevin Pickett

DBA DELTA FUEL STOP

1907 West Street

Vinton, La. 70668

 

Glenn Floyd Cormier

DBA Glenn’s Mart Grill & Deli

1312 Gum Cove Road

Vinton, La. 70668

 

Malik Kheraj

DBA M & K Pantry #3

1603 Hwy 90 West

Vinton, La. 70668

 

Retail Investors of Texas

DBA Market Basket #26

1717 Hwy 90 West

Vinton, La. 70668

 

Jim Yates

DBA EZ Mart #369

1723 Hwy 90 West

Vinton, La. 70668

 

Kia Ty Huynh

DBA Circle A Mini Mart, Inc.

1309 Hwy 90 West

Vinton, La. 70668

 

 

Kuldip Singh

DBA TIGER MART #12

1410 Gum Cove Road

Vinton, LA  70668

 

The motion was seconded by Council Member Loyd and the vote cast thereon was as follows:

 

YEAS:  Council Members Douglass, Loyd, Merchant, Stinson and Vice

 

                                                NAYS:  None

 

                                            ABSENT:  None

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Stinson that the following Wrecker Permit be approved for 2007:

 

                                                                Ernest Breaux

                                                                DBA: BREAUX’S WRECKER SERVICE

                                                                1603 Hwy 90

                                                                Vinton, LA  70668

 

The motion was seconded by Council Member Loyd and the vote cast thereon was as follows:

 

                                                YEAS:  Council Members Douglass, Loyd, Merchant, Stinson and Vice

 

                                                NAYS:  None

 

                                            ABSENT: None

 

                                Mayor Riggins announced that Andre’ Buisson will be resigning as the Town’s Attorney following a 6 month transition period with a new attorney.

 

                                Upon the recommendation of the Mayor, it was moved by Council Member Douglass to retain Thad Minaldi as the Town Attorney with a 6 month transition period with the current attorney, and to approve the following pay schedule for both attorneys:

 

                                                January, February & March, 2007 – Attorney Buisson $1,300.00/month

                                                                                                                     Attorney Minaldi $700.00/month

 

                                                April, May & June, 2007 – Attorney Buisson $700.00/month

                                                                                                   Attorney Minaldi $1,300.00/month

 

In addition, if at the end of the 6 month transition period Attorney Buisson’s services are still needed, he will be compensated at an hourly rate to be discussed at that time.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Loyd and carried.

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Stinson to recess the regular meeting for a public hearing regarding the Building Code Ordinance.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Loyd and carried.

 

                                There being no input from the public present, it was moved by Council Member Stinson that the regular meeting be reconvened.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Merchant and carried.

 

                                                                ORDINANCE NO. ___________

 

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND RE-ENACT THE COMPREHENSIVE BUILDING REGULATIONS FOR THE TOWN OF VINTON), LOUISIANA, RELATIVE TO THE BUILDING CODE; AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.

 

                Be it ordained by the Board of Aldermen/Council of the Town of Vinton, in legal session convened, that section 7-1 of the Town of Vinton Code of Ordinances building regulations for the is hereby amended and re-enacted to read as follows:

 

                                                                                              ARTICLE 1.

 

                                                               UNIFORM CONSTRUCTION CODE ADOPTED

 

                Effective January 1, 2007, pursuant to LA. R.S. 40:1730.21, et seq., there is hereby adopted, for the purpose of regulating the construction, alterations, repair, equipment, use and occupancy and maintenance of every building or structure or any appurtenance connected or attached to such buildings or structures, excluding farm structures and recreational camps, the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code.  The Louisiana Sate Uniform Construction Code is incorporated as fully as if set out at length herein and shall be controlling within the corporate limits of the city.  The Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code shall consist of the following:

 

(1)           International Building Code, 2006 Edition, not including Chapter 1 - Administration, Chapter 11 - Accessibility, Chapter 27 - Electrical and Chapter 29 - Plumbing Systems.  The applicable standards referenced in that code are included for regulations of construction within this state.

 

(2)           International Existing Building Code, 2006 Edition, not including Chapter 1 - Administration, and the standards referenced in that code for regulations of construction within this state.

 

(3)           International Residential Code, 2006 Edition, not including Parts I - Administrative, V - Mechanical, Vii - Plumbing and Viii - Electrical.   The applicable standards referenced in that code are included for regulation of construction within this state.  Appendix J. Existing Buildings and Structures, is also included for mandatory regulation.  For the purposes of this Part, IRC R301.2.1.1 (Design Criteria) shall be amended as follows and shall only apply to the International Residential Code, 2006 edition:

 

                                (a)           Amendment of R301.2.1.1 (Design Criteria)

 

                                (b)           Item 6, The American Concrete Institute, Guide to Concrete Masonry Residential Construction in High Winds Areas, shall be added.

 

                                ©)          Item 7, Institute for Business & Home Safety, Optional Code-plus Fortified for Safer Living, shall be added.

 

                                (d)           Item 8, Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Optional Code-plus Blueprint for Safety, shall be added.

 

(4)           International Mechanical Code, 2006 Edition, and the standards referenced in that code for regulation of construction within this state.

 

(5)           The Louisiana State Plumbing Code ((Part XIV (Plumbing) of the State Sanitary Code)) as amended by the state health officer acting through the office of public health of the Department of Health and Hospitals.  Nothing in this Part shall be construed so as to prevent the state health officer for enforcing Part XIV (Plumbing) of the State Sanitary Code, the enforcement of which is his statutory and regulatory responsibility.

 

(6)           International Fuel Gas Code, 2006 Edition, and the standards referenced in that code for regulation of construction within this state.

 

(7)           National Electrical Code, 2005 Edition.

 

 

                                                                                              ARTICLE II

 

                Be it further ordained that if any provision of this Ordinance is held invalid, such invalidity shall not effect other provisions, items or applications of this Ordinance, which can be given effect without the invalid provisions, items or application, and to this end the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby declared severable.

 

                                                                                              ARTICLE III

 

                Be it further ordained that all Ordinances or parts of Ordinances in conflict with this Ordinance be and the same are hereby repealed.

 

                Said Ordinance having been introduced on the 21st day of November, 2006, by notice of Public Hearing having been published on the 19th day of December, 2006, said Public Hearing having been held, title having been read and Ordinance considered, on motion by Council Member Stinson, seconded by Council Member Merchant to adopt the Ordinance.  A record vote was taken and the following result was had:

 

YEAS:  Council Members Douglass, Loyd, Merchant, Stinson and Vice

 

NAYS:  None

 

          ABSENT:  None

 

                Whereupon, the Mayor declared the above Ordinance duly adopted on the 21st day of December, 2006.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                _______________________________

                                                                                                                David T. Riggins, Mayor

 

Attest:

 

__________________________________

Mary O’Quinn Vice, City Clerk

 

                               It was moved by Council Member Douglass to recess the regular meeting for a public hearing regarding the 10 Acre Annexation Ordinance.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Stinson and carried.

 

                                There being no input from the public present, it was moved by Council Member Douglass that the regular meeting be reconvened.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Merchant and carried.

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Douglass to adopt the following Ordinance.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Loyd and the vote cast thereon was as follows:

 

                                                YEAS:  Council Members Douglass, Loyd, Merchant, Stinson and Vice

 

                                                NAYS:  None

                                          

                                          ABSENT:  None

 

          ORDINANCE

 

AN ORDINANCE enlarging and extending the boundaries of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana, and revoking any and all ordinances or parts thereof in conflict.

 

                    WHEREAS, the Town of Vinton, Louisiana has received a petition for the annexation of certain property under the provisions of La.R.S. 33:180; and

 

                    WHEREAS, public notice has been duly given in accordance with the law, of the introduction of an Ordinance proposing to enlarge and extend the boundaries of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana to include the said property; and

 

                    WHEREAS, after a public hearing this date in accordance with said public notice which was duly advertised, it has been deemed desirable that the boundaries of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana be enlarged and extended to include the said property;

 

               NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF VINTON, LOUISIANA, in regular session convened, with a quorum present and voting that the boundaries of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana, be and the same are hereby enlarged and extended to include the following described property situated in the Parish of Calcasieu, State of Louisiana, to-wit:

 

Commencing at a point on the North Line of the Southwest Quarter (SW/4) of Section 22, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, which said point is South 89º49’14” East 1200 feet from the Northwest Corner of said Southwest Quarter; Thence North 01º12’46” East 470.5 feet to the South right of way line of Interstate Highway No. 10;

 

Thence North 64º45’46” East along the South right of way line of said Interstate Highway No. 10 run 908.54 feet;

 

Thence South 01º12’46” West 860.57 feet to the North Line of the Southwest Quarter (SW/4) of Section 22, Township 10 South, Range 12 West;

 

Thence West along the North line of said Southwest Quarter a distance of 813.57 feet to point of commencement.

 

                    BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that the boundaries of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana be and the same are hereby defined as follows, to-wit:

 

Commencing at the Northeast (NE) Corner of the Northwest Quarter (NW/4) of Section 11, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, Thence West along the North line of said Section 11 Township 10 South Range 12 West, and continuing West along the North line of Section 10, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, and the North line of Section 9, Township 10 South. Range 12 West to the Northwest (NW) Corner of the East Half of the West Half (E 1/2 of W/2) of Section 9, Township 10 South, Range 12 West,

Thence South along the West line of the East half of the West Half (E 1/2 W 1/2) of Section 9, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, and continuing South along the West line of the East Half of the West Half (E 1/2 of W 1/2) of Section 16, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, and continuing South along the West line of the East Half of the West Half (E 1/2 of W 1/2) of  Section 21, Township 10 South Range 12 West, to the Southwest (SW) Corner of the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (NE 1/4 of NW 1/4) of Section 21, Township 10 South, Range 12 West,

Thence East along the South line of said Northeast Quarter the Northwest Quarter (NE/4 of NW/4) of Section 21, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, to the Southeast (SE) Corner of said Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (NE 1/4 of NW 1/4) Section 21, Township 10 South Range 12 West,

Thence North along the East line of said Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (NE/4 of NW/4) of Section 21, Township 10 South, Range 12 West to the South line of Section 16, Township 10 South, Range 12 West,

Thence east along the South line of Section 16, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, to the Southeast (SE) Corner of said Section 16, Township 10 South Range 12 West (also being Southwest Corner of Section 15, the Northwest Corner of Section 22, and the Northeast Corner of Section 21, all in Township 10 South. Range 12 West);

Thence South 00° 48’ 27” West along a line contiguous with Sections 21 and 22, Township 10 South Range 12 West, for a distance of 903.25 feet;

Thence North 88° 47’ 18” West for a distance of 51.07 feet, to a point on the West Right-of-way line of the Interstate 10 Service Road as shown on Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development right-of-way maps for State Project Number 450-02-27 and an existing L.D.H. monument;

Thence South 00° 48’ 24” West along said West right-of-way for a distance of 204.89 feet, to an existing L.D.H. monument;

Thence South 37° 26 10” West along said West right-of-way a distance of 277.74 feet, to an existing 3/4 inch iron pipe;

Thence South 00° 43’ 08 West, along said West right-of-way a distance of 208.51 feet, to an existing 3/4 inch iron pipe;

Thence South 00° 43’ 08 West along said West right-of-way for a distance of 195.53 feet;

Thence North 89° 44’ 19” West for a distance of 223.51 feet;

Thence North 00° 46’ 52” East for a distance of 195.00 feet, to an existing 3/4 inch iron pipe;

Thence North 89° 44’ 19” West for a distance of 879.71 feet;

Thence South 00° 47’ 59” West, for a distance of 1117.78 feet;

Thence North 89°40’ 46” West, a distance of 1319.31 feet;

Thence S 00° 42’ 56” West for a distance of 1015.91 feet, more or less, to an existing 1” re-bar on the North right-of-way line of Interstate 10 as shown on Louisiana Department of Transportation, and Development right-of-way maps for State Project Number 450-02-27;

Thence North 64° 46’ 18” East, along said North Right-of-way for a distance of 580.03 feet;

Thence South 00° 43’ 57” West for a distance of 1826.44 feet to an existing 1/2 inch re-bar;

Thence South 89° 27’ East for a distance of 1095.93 feet;

Thence North 74° 18’ 25” East, for a distance 135.44 feet;

Thence North 80° 49’ 41” East for a distance of 629.20 feet to an existing 1/2 inch iron pipe;

Thence North 84” 36’ 16” East for a distance of 291.87 feet;

Thence North 01° 12’ 53” East for distance of 728.03 feet to an existing L.D.H. monument;

Thence North 03° 16’ 47” East, For a distance of 468.68 feet;

Thence North 27° 41’ 32” East for a distance of 236.94 feet a point lying 22.2 feet, more or less, East of the East side of the on ramp entering the East bound lane of Interstate 10;

Thence North 00° 32’ 14” West along a line located 22.2 feet more or less East of the East side of the on-ramp entering the East bound lane of Interstate 10 for a distance of 609.69 feet to the point of curvature of a tangent curve to the right having a central angle of 60° 21’ 10” and a radius of 710.00 feet;

Thence along said tangent curve to the right for an arc length distance of 747.88 feet to the point of tangent of said curve;

Thence North 63° 02’ 05” East for a distance of 70.97 feet to a point which is 2l.5 feet more or less South of the on ramp entering the East bound lane of Interstate 10;

Thence North 01° 27’ 55” East, for a distance of 385.13 feet to an existing capped iron pipe which is South 00° 48’ 27” West a distance of 2010.7 feet and South 8° 53’ 43” East a distance of 598.3 feet from the Northwest corner of said Section and in the East right-of-way lane of Interstate 10 as shown on Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development right-of-way maps for State Project Number 450-02-27;

Thence North 450 feet, Thence West 164.5 feet,

Thence North to the South line of North Half of the Northwest Quarter (N 1/2 of NW 1/4) of Section 22, Township South Range 12 West;

Thence East along the South line of said North Half of the Northwest Quarter (N 1/2 of NW 1/4) of Section 22, Township 10 South. Range West to the Southeast (SE) Corner of said North Half of the Northwest Quarter (N 1/2 of NW 1/4) of Section 22, Township 10 South, Range 12 West;

Thence North along East line of said North Half of the Northwest Quarter (N 1/2 of NW 1/4) of Section Township 10 South. Range 12 West to the South line of Section 15 Township 10 South Range 12 West (also being the North line of Section 22 Township 10 South Range 12 West);

Thence East along said South line of Section 15, Township 10 South, Range 12 West to a point which is 1,327.30 feet East of the Southeast (SE) corner said Section 15;

Thence South 00° 34’ 13” West a distance of 90 feet to the North bank of the Vinton Navigation Canal;

Thence South 69° 17’ 11” East along the Northerly bank of said Canal a distance of 528.93 feet to the North right-of-way Interstate Highway 10;

Thence North 64° 13’ 35” East along said North right-of line of Interstate Highway 10 a distance of 400.21 feet;

Thence North 00°34’ 1: a distance of 99.19 feet to a point on the South line of said Section 15; Thence East along said South line of said Section 15 to the Southeast (SE) corner of said Section 15 Township 10 South, Range 12 West;

Thence East along the South line of Section 14 Township 10 South Range 12 West, to a point which is 1842.79 feet from the Southeast (SE) corner of the Southwest Quarter (SW/4) of Section 14 Township 10 South Range 12 West (also being the Northwest (NW) corner of Lot 8 of THOROUGHBRED PARK SUBDIVISION, a subdivision in the West Half (W/2) of Section 23, Township 10 South. Range 12 West as per plat recorded in the records of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana);

Thence South 08° 07’ 34” East along the centerline of Hampton Coulee for a distance of 261.66 more or less;

Thence South 10° 27’08 West along the centerline of said Hampton Coulee for a distance of 357.13 feet, more or less, to the Southwest corner of Lot Ten (10) of Thoroughbred Park Subdivision;

Thence North 89° 23’ 45” East along the South line said Lot Ten (10) for a distance of 284.03 feet, more or less, to the Southeast Corner of Lot Ten (10) of said Thoroughbred Park Subdivision;

Thence North 10° 36’ 14” East along the West right of way line of Thoroughbred Drive for a distance of 257.31 feet to the point of curvature of a tangent curve to the left having a central angle of 10° 56’ 13” and a radius of 1044.56 feet;

Thence Northerly along said tangent curve to the left for an arc length distance of 199.39 feet (the chord which bears North 05° 08’ 08” East, a distance of 199.09 feet to the point of tangent of said curve;

Thence North 00° 19’ 59” West along the West right of way of Thoroughbred Drive and East line of Lot Eight (8) for a distance of 157.88 feet, to the Northeast corner of Lot Eight (8) of Thoroughbred Park Subdivision, said point being on the south right of way line of Gum Cove road;

Thence North 89° 40’ 10” East along the South right of way of Gum Cove road, for a distance of 50 feet to the Northwest corner of Lot Seven (7) of Thoroughbred Park Subdivision;

Thence South 00° 19’ 59” East along the East right of way line of Thoroughbred Drive for a distance of 157.88 feet to the point of curvature of a tangent curve to the right having a central angle of 10° 56’ 13” and a radius of 1094.56 feet;

Thence Southerly along said tangent curve to the right for a length distance of 208.93 feet (the chord which bears South 05° 08’08” West a distance of 208.62 feet) to the point of tangent of said curve;

Thence South 10° 36’ 14” West along the West line of Lot Seven (7) of said Thoroughbred Park Subdivision and the East right of way line of Thoroughbred Drive for a distance of 152.08 feet to the intersection with the North right of way line of Pony Express Lane, said point also being the Southwest corner of Lot Seven (7) of said Thoroughbred Park Subdivision;

Thence North 89° 23’ 45” East along the North right of way line of Pony Express Lane for a distance of 1469.88 to the Southeast corner of Lot One (1) of said Thoroughbred Park Subdivision, said point being the intersection of the North right of way line of Pony Express Lane and the West right of way line of Stagecoach Drive;

Thence North 00° 19’ 59” West along the East line of said Lot One (1) of said Thoroughbred Park Subdivision and the West right of way line of Stagecoach Drive, for a distance of 500.8 feet to the south right of way line of Gum Cove Road and the North Section line of SE Section 23;

Thence East along the North line of Section 23, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, a distance of 50 feet to the Southeast (SE) Corner of the Southwest Quarter (SW 1/4) of Section 14, Township 10 South, Range 12 West (also being the Northeast (NE) corner of the Northwest Quarter (NW/4) of Section 23, Township 10 South, Range 12 West);

Thence North along the East line of the West Half (W 1/2) of Section 14, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, and continuing North along the East line of the West Half (W 1/2) of Section 11, Township 10 South, Range 12 West to the point of commencement (being the Northeast (NE) corner of the Northwest Quarter (NW 1/4) Section 11 Township South, Range 12 West).

And

Commencing at a point on the North Line of the Southwest Quarter (SW/4) of Section 22, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, which said point is South 89º49’14” East 1200 feet from the Northwest Corner of said Southwest Quarter;

 

Thence North 01º12’46” East 470.5 feet to the South right of way line of Interstate Highway No. 10; Thence North 64º45’46” East along the South right of way line of said Interstate Highway No. 10 run 908.54 feet;

 

Thence South 01º12’46” West 860.57 feet to the North Line of the Southwest Quarter (SW/4) of Section 22, Township 10 South, Range 12 West;

 

Thence West along the North line of said Southwest Quarter a distance of 813.57 feet to point of commencement.

 

                    BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that any and all ordinances or parts thereof in conflict with the foregoing are hereby repealed.

 

                    BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that this ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after publication.

 

                    APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the Town Council of Vinton, Louisiana, on this the 19th day of December, 2006.

 

                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                ________________________________

                                                                                                                Mary O. Vice, Town Clerk

 

 

I HEREBY CERTIFY that the fore-                                                                                                                                     The foregoing Ordinance is hereby

going Ordinance has been presented                                                                                                                                 approved  and returned to

to the Mayor this 19th  day of                                                                                                                                                     the Town Clerk this 20th  day of

December, 2006.                                                                                                                                                                              December, 2006.

 

_____________________________                                                                                                                   ____________________________

              Town Clerk                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mayor

 

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Douglass to recess the regular meeting for a public hearing regarding the Perry Street Annexation Ordinance.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Loyd and carried.

 

                                There being no input from the public present, it was moved by Council Member Loyd that the regular meeting be reconvened.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Douglass and carried.

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Douglass to adopt the following Ordinance.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Loyd and the vote cast thereon was as follows:

 

                                                YEAS:  Council Members Douglass, Loyd, Merchant, Stinson and Vice

 

                                                NAYS:  None

                                          

                                          ABSENT:  None

 

ORDINANCE

 

AN ORDINANCE enlarging and extending the boundaries of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana, and revoking any and all ordinances or parts thereof in conflict.

 

                    WHEREAS, the Town of Vinton, Louisiana has received a petition for the annexation of certain property under the provisions of La.R.S. 33:172; and

 

                    WHEREAS, public notice has been duly given in accordance with the law, of the introduction of an ordinance proposing to enlarge and extend the boundaries of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana to include the said property; and

 

                    WHEREAS, after a public hearing this date in accordance with said public notice which was duly advertised, it has been deemed desirable that the boundaries of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana be enlarged and extended to include the said property;

 

               NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF VINTON, LOUISIANA, in regular session convened, with a quorum present and voting that the boundaries of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana, be and the same are hereby enlarged and extended to include the following described property situated in the Parish of Calcasieu, State of Louisiana, to-wit:

 

Commencing at the Northeast corner of Section 21, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, Calcasieu Parish; Thence South 00º48’27” West, along a line contiguous with Sections 21 and 22, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, for a distance of 903.25; Thence North 88º47’18” West, for a distance of 51.07 feet, to a point on the West right of way line of the Interstate 10 Service Road, as shown on Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development right of way maps for State Project Number 450-02-27 and existing L.D.H. monument; Then South 00º48’24” West, along said West right of way, for a distance of 204.89 feet, to an existing L.D.H. monument; Thence South 37º26’10” West, along said West right of way, for a distance of 277.74 feet, to an existing ¾ inch pipe; Thence South 00º43’08” West, along said West right of way, for a distance of 208.51 feet, to an existing ¾ inch iron pipe; Then South 00º43’08” West, along said West right of way, for a distance of 195.53 feet; Thence North 89º44’19” West, for a distance of 223.51 feet; Thence North 00º46’52” East, for a distance of 195.00 feet, to an existing ¾ inch iron pipe; Thence North 89º44’19” West, for a distance of 879.71 feet; Thence Northerly along the West line of the E/2 of the E/2 of Section 21 to the North line of Section 21 and the existing city limit line; Thence Easterly along said North line and the previously set city limits line to the Northeast corner of Section 21, Township 10 South, Range 12 West and Point of Beginning.

 

                    BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that the boundaries of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana be and the same are hereby defined as follows, to-wit:

 

Commencing at the Northeast (NE) Corner of the Northwest Quarter (NW/4) of Section 11, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, Thence West along the North line of said Section 11 Township 10 South Range 12 West, and continuing West along the North line of Section 10, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, and the North line of Section 9, Township 10 South. Range 12 West to the Northwest (NW) Corner of the East Half of the West Half (E 1/2 of W/2) of Section 9, Township 10 South, Range 12 West,

Thence South along the West line of the East half of the West Half (E 1/2 W 1/2) of Section 9, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, and continuing South along the West line of the East Half of the West Half (E 1/2 of W 1/2) of Section 16, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, and continuing South along the West line of the East Half of the West Half (E 1/2 of W 1/2) of  Section 21, Township 10 South Range 12 West, to the Southwest (SW) Corner of the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (NE 1/4 of NW 1/4) of Section 21, Township 10 South, Range 12 West,

Thence East along the South line of said Northeast Quarter the Northwest Quarter (NE/4 of NW/4) of Section 21, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, to the Southeast (SE) Corner of said Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (NE 1/4 of NW 1/4) Section 21, Township 10 South Range 12 West,

Thence North along the East line of said Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (NE/4 of NW/4) of Section 21, Township 10 South, Range 12 West to the South line of Section 16, Township 10 South, Range 12 West,

Thence East along the South line of Section 16, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, to the Northwest (NW) Corner of the East Half of the East Half (E/2 of E/2) of Section 21, thence Southerly along the West Line of the East Half of the East Half (E/2 of E/2) of Section 21 to a point located North 89° 44’ 19” West of an existing 3/4 inch iron pipe at the Northwest (NW) corner of a tract of land in the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Corner (SE/4 of NE/4) of Section 21 measuring 195’ x 223.5’, more or less, owned now or previously by Herbert Joseph Angelo, Jr. and his heirs or legatees;

Thence South 00° 47’ 59” West, for a distance of 1117.78 feet;

Thence North 89°40’ 46” West, a distance of 1319.31 feet;

Thence S 00° 42’ 56” West for a distance of 1015.91 feet, more or less, to an existing 1” re-bar on the North right-of-way line of Interstate 10 as shown on Louisiana Department of Transportation, and Development right-of-way maps for State Project Number 450-02-27;

Thence North 64° 46’ 18” East, along said North Right-of-way for a distance of 580.03 feet;

Thence South 00° 43’ 57” West for a distance of 1826.44 feet to an existing 1/2 inch re-bar;

Thence South 89° 27’ East for a distance of 1095.93 feet;

Thence North 74° 18’ 25” East, for a distance 135.44 feet;

Thence North 80° 49’ 41” East for a distance of 629.20 feet to an existing 1/2 inch iron pipe;

Thence North 84” 36’ 16” East for a distance of 291.87 feet;

Thence North 01° 12’ 53” East for distance of 728.03 feet to an existing L.D.H. monument;

Thence North 03° 16’ 47” East, For a distance of 468.68 feet;

Thence North 27° 41’ 32” East for a distance of 236.94 feet a point lying 22.2 feet, more or less, East of the East side of the on ramp entering the East bound lane of Interstate 10;

Thence North 00° 32’ 14” West along a line located 22.2 feet more or less East of the East side of the on-ramp entering the East bound lane of Interstate 10 for a distance of 609.69 feet to the point of curvature of a tangent curve to the right having a central angle of 60° 21’ 10” and a radius of 710.00 feet;

Thence along said tangent curve to the right for an arc length distance of 747.88 feet to the point of tangent of said curve;

Thence North 63° 02’ 05” East for a distance of 70.97 feet to a point which is 2l.5 feet more or less South of the on ramp entering the East bound lane of Interstate 10;

Thence North 01° 27’ 55” East, for a distance of 385.13 feet to an existing capped iron pipe which is South 00° 48’ 27” West a distance of 2010.7 feet and South 8° 53’ 43” East a distance of 598.3 feet from the Northwest corner of said Section and in the East right-of-way lane of Interstate 10 as shown on Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development right-of-way maps for State Project Number 450-02-27;

Thence North 450 feet, Thence West 164.5 feet,

Thence North to the South line of North Half of the Northwest Quarter (N 1/2 of NW 1/4) of Section 22, Township South Range 12 West;

Thence East along the South line of said North Half of the Northwest Quarter (N 1/2 of NW 1/4) of Section 22, Township 10 South. Range West to the Southeast (SE) Corner of said North Half of the Northwest Quarter (N 1/2 of NW 1/4) of Section 22, Township 10 South, Range 12 West;

Thence North along East line of said North Half of the Northwest Quarter (N 1/2 of NW 1/4) of Section Township 10 South. Range 12 West to the South line of Section 15 Township 10 South Range 12 West (also being the North line of Section 22 Township 10 South Range 12 West);

Thence East along said South line of Section 15, Township 10 South, Range 12 West to a point which is 1,327.30 feet East of the Southeast (SE) corner said Section 15;

Thence South 00° 34’ 13” West a distance of 90 feet to the North bank of the Vinton Navigation Canal;

Thence South 69° 17’ 11” East along the Northerly bank of said Canal a distance of 528.93 feet to the North right-of-way Interstate Highway 10;

Thence North 64° 13’ 35” East along said North right-of line of Interstate Highway 10 a distance of 400.21 feet;

Thence North 00°34’ 1: a distance of 99.19 feet to a point on the South line of said Section 15; Thence East along said South line of said Section 15 to the Southeast (SE) corner of said Section 15 Township 10 South, Range 12 West;

Thence East along the South line of Section 14 Township 10 South Range 12 West, to a point which is 1842.79 feet from the Southeast (SE) corner of the Southwest Quarter (SW/4) of Section 14 Township 10 South Range 12 West (also being the Northwest (NW) corner of Lot 8 of THOROUGHBRED PARK SUBDIVISION, a subdivision in the West Half (W/2) of Section 23, Township 10 South. Range 12 West as per plat recorded in the records of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana);

Thence South 08° 07’ 34” East along the centerline of Hampton Coulee for a distance of 261.66 more or less;

Thence South 10° 27’08 West along the centerline of said Hampton Coulee for a distance of 357.13 feet, more or less, to the Southwest corner of Lot Ten (10) of Thoroughbred Park Subdivision;

Thence North 89° 23’ 45” East along the South line said Lot Ten (10) for a distance of 284.03 feet, more or less, to the Southeast Corner of Lot Ten (10) of said Thoroughbred Park Subdivision;

Thence North 10° 36’ 14” East along the West right of way line of Thoroughbred Drive for a distance of 257.31 feet to the point of curvature of a tangent curve to the left having a central angle of 10° 56’ 13” and a radius of 1044.56 feet;

Thence Northerly along said tangent curve to the left for an arc length distance of 199.39 feet (the chord which bears North 05° 08’ 08” East, a distance of 199.09 feet to the point of tangent of said curve;

Thence North 00° 19’ 59” West along the West right of way of Thoroughbred Drive and East line of Lot Eight (8) for a distance of 157.88 feet, to the Northeast corner of Lot Eight (8) of Thoroughbred Park Subdivision, said point being on the south right of way line of Gum Cove road;

Thence North 89° 40’ 10” East along the South right of way of Gum Cove road, for a distance of 50 feet to the Northwest corner of Lot Seven (7) of Thoroughbred Park Subdivision;

Thence South 00° 19’ 59” East along the East right of way line of Thoroughbred Drive for a distance of 157.88 feet to the point of curvature of a tangent curve to the right having a central angle of 10° 56’ 13” and a radius of 1094.56 feet;

Thence Southerly along said tangent curve to the right for a length distance of 208.93 feet (the chord which bears South 05° 08’08” West a distance of 208.62 feet) to the point of tangent of said curve;

Thence South 10° 36’ 14” West along the West line of Lot Seven (7) of said Thoroughbred Park Subdivision and the East right of way line of Thoroughbred Drive for a distance of 152.08 feet to the intersection with the North right of way line of Pony Express Lane, said point also being the Southwest corner of Lot Seven (7) of said Thoroughbred Park Subdivision;

Thence North 89° 23’ 45” East along the North right of way line of Pony Express Lane for a distance of 1469.88 to the Southeast corner of Lot One (1) of said Thoroughbred Park Subdivision, said point being the intersection of the North right of way line of Pony Express Lane and the West right of way line of Stagecoach Drive;

Thence North 00° 19’ 59” West along the East line of said Lot One (1) of said Thoroughbred Park Subdivision and the West right of way line of Stagecoach Drive, for a distance of 500.8 feet to the south right of way line of Gum Cove Road and the North Section line of SE Section 23;

Thence East along the North line of Section 23, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, a distance of 50 feet to the Southeast (SE) Corner of the Southwest Quarter (SW 1/4) of Section 14, Township 10 South, Range 12 West (also being the Northeast (NE) corner of the Northwest Quarter (NW/4) of Section 23, Township 10 South, Range 12 West);

Thence North along the East line of the West Half (W 1/2) of Section 14, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, and continuing North along the East line of the West Half (W 1/2) of Section 11, Township 10 South, Range 12 West to the point of commencement (being the Northeast (NE) corner of the Northwest Quarter (NW 1/4) Section 11 Township South, Range 12 West).

And

Commencing at a point on the North Line of the Southwest Quarter (SW/4) of Section 22, Township 10 South, Range 12 West, which said point is South 89º49’14” East 1200 feet from the Northwest Corner of said Southwest Quarter;

 

Thence North 01º12’46” East 470.5 feet to the South right of way line of Interstate Highway No. 10; Thence North 64º45’46” East along the South right of way line of said Interstate Highway No. 10 run 908.54 feet;

 

Thence South 01º12’46” West 860.57 feet to the North Line of the Southwest Quarter (SW/4) of Section 22, Township 10 South, Range 12 West;

 

Thence West along the North line of said Southwest Quarter a distance of 813.57 feet to point of commencement.

 

 

 

 

                    BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that any and all ordinances or parts thereon in conflict herewith be and the same are hereby repealed.

 

                    BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that this ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after publication.

 

                    APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the Town Council of Vinton, Louisiana, on this the 19th day of December, 2006.

 

                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                ________________________________

                                                                                                                Mary O. Vice, Town Clerk

 

 

I HEREBY CERTIFY that the fore-                                                                                                                                     The foregoing Ordinance is hereby

going Ordinance has been presented                                                                                                                                 approved and returned to

to the Mayor this 19th  day of                                                                                                                                                     the Town Clerk this 20th  day of

December, 2006.                                                                                                                                                                              December, 2006.

 

_____________________________                                                                                                                   ____________________________

              Town Clerk                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mayor

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Stinson to recess the regular meeting for a public hearing regarding the Love’s Travel Stop Ordinance.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Merchant and carried.

 

                                There being no input from the public present, it was moved by Council Member Stinson that the regular meeting be reconvened.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Loyd and carried.

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Douglass to adopt the following Ordinance.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Stinson and the vote cast thereon was as follows:

 

                                                YEAS:  Council Members Douglass, Loyd, Merchant, Stinson and Vice

 

                                                NAYS:  None

 

                                          ABSENT:  None

 

TOWN OF VINTON

STATE OF LOUISIANA

 

ORDINANCE NO. _____

 

AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR INCURRING OF DEBT AND ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED $750,000 AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF TAXABLE CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS, SERIES 2007 OF THE TOWN OF VINTON, STATE OF LOUISIANA FOR THE PURPOSE OF REIMBURSING LOVE'S TRAVEL STOPS & COUNTRY STORES, INC. FOR COSTS PAID BY THEM FOR PUBLIC UTILITIES IMPROVEMENTS AND EXTENSIONS; PRESCRIBING THE FORM, TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SAID CERTIFICATE; DESIGNATING THE DATE, DENOMINATION AND PLACE OF PAYMENT OF SAID CERTIFICATE, PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF; AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH.

WHEREAS, the Budget for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, for the Town of Vinton, State of Louisiana (the “Issuer”), shows projected ending fund balances greater than the annual debt service in any year on the Issuer’s proposed Taxable Certificates of Indebtedness, Series 2007 (the “Certificate”); and

WHEREAS, the excess of annual revenues reflected for the current fiscal year is sufficient to meet the maximum principal requirements in any future year on the Certificates of Indebtedness hereinafter authorized, and this Mayor and Town Council will herein obligate itself and its successors in office to budget and set aside annually adequate funds for the payment of said Certificates of Indebtedness in future years; and

WHEREAS, Sections 2921 to 2925, inclusive, of Title 33 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended (R.S. 33:2921-2925) (the “Act”), authorize the Issuer to make and enter into contracts dedicating the excess of annual revenues of subsequent years above statutory, necessary and usual charges to the payment of the cost of public improvements and other obligations which are to be borne by the Issuer under such contracts, provided all such dedications do not exceed the estimated excess of revenue above statutory, necessary and usual charges for the year in which such contract is made; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions of the Act, the Issuer desires to incur debt and issue the Certificates in the principal amount of Not to Exceed Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($750,000) for the purposes hereinafter set forth; and

WHEREAS, the Issuer is not now a party to any other contract pledging or dedicating its excess annual revenues above statutory, necessary and usual charges; and

WHEREAS, it is the intention of the Governing Authority that the Certificates be secured by and payable from a pledge and dedication of the excess of annual revenues of the Issuer; and

WHEREAS, it is the desire of this Governing Authority to fix the details necessary with respect to the issuance of the Certificates and to provide for its authorization and issuance; and

WHEREAS, it is the further desire of this Governing Authority to provide for the sale of the Certificates at the price and in the manner hereinafter provided;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Vinton, State of Louisiana, acting as the governing authority of the Town of Vinton, State of Louisiana, that:

Definitions.  As used herein, the following terms shall have the following meanings, unless the context otherwise requires:

“Agreement” means the Cooperative Endeavor Agreement, dated as of October ___, 2006, between the Issuer and Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc.

“Certificate” or “Certificates” means the Issuer’s Taxable Certificates of Indebtedness, Series 2007, authorized by this Ordinance in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($750,000) and any other certificate issued in exchange for, upon transfer of, or in lieu of any Certificate previously issued.

“Certificate Register” means the records kept by the Paying Agent at its principal corporate trust office in which registration of the Certificates and transfers of the Certificates shall be made as provided herein.

“Code” means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

“Executive Officers” means, collectively, the Mayor and the Town Clerk of the Issuer.

“Fiscal Year” means the one-year accounting period ending September 30 of each year, or such other period as may be designated by the Governing Authority as the fiscal year of the Issuer.

“Governing Authority” means the Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Vinton, State of Louisiana.

“Government Securities” means direct obligations of, or obligations the principal of and interest on which are unconditionally guaranteed by the United States of America, which are non-callable prior to their maturity, may be United States Treasury obligations such as the State and Local Government Series and may be in book-entry form.

“Issuer” means the Town of Vinton, State of Louisiana.

“Ordinance” means this Ordinance authorizing the issuance of the Certificate, as it may be supplemented and amended.

“Owner” or “Owners” when used with respect to any Certificate means the Person in whose name such Certificate is registered in the Certificate Register.

“Paying Agent” means the Town Clerk of the Issuer, until a successor Paying Agent shall have been appointed pursuant to the applicable provisions of this Ordinance and thereafter “Paying Agent” shall mean such successor Paying Agent.

“Person” means any individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, association, joint-stock company, trust, unincorporated organization or government or any agency or political subdivision thereof.

“Project” means the water and sewer expansion at I-10, Exit 7 including a 12” water line extension to the southwest side of I-10 at Exit 7; 8” gravity sewer and force mains on the northwest and southwest corners of I-10 at Exit 7.

“Purchaser” means Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc., the original purchaser of the Certificate.

Authorization of Certificate; Maturity.  In compliance with the terms and provisions of the Act and other constitutional and statutory authority, and subject to the approval of the State Bond Commission, there is hereby authorized the incurring of an indebtedness of not to exceed Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($750,000) for, on behalf of, and in the name of the Issuer, for the purpose of reimbursing Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc. (“Love’s”) the costs paid by Love’s for public utilities (electric, water and sewer) improvements and extensions pursuant to the Agreement, and to represent said indebtedness, this Governing Authority does hereby authorize the issuance of its not to exceed Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($750,000) of Taxable Certificates of Indebtedness, Series 2007, of the Issuer.  The Certificates shall be in the form of one fully registered certificate, shall be dated as of the date of delivery thereof and shall be numbered R-1.  The Certificates shall be non-interest bearing and shall mature in the principal amount thereof  ten years from date of issuance.

The principal of the Certificate, upon maturity or redemption, shall be payable at the principal office of the Paying Agent, upon presentation and surrender thereof.

No Certificate shall be entitled to any right or benefit under this Ordinance, or be valid or obligatory for any purpose, unless there appears on such Certificate a certificate of registration, substantially in the form provided in this Ordinance, executed by the Paying Agent by manual signature.

Redemption Provisions.  The Certificates are callable for redemption at the option of the Issuer in full or in part at any time at the principal amount thereof.  Official notice of such call of the Certificatesfor redemption shall be given by means of first class mail, postage prepaid, by notice deposited in the United States mails not less than fifteen (15) days prior to the redemption date addressed to the Owner of the Certificate at his address as shown on the Certificate Register.

Registration.  The Issuer shall cause the Certificate Register to be kept by the Paying Agent.  The Certificates may be transferred, registered and assigned only on the Certificate Register, and such registration shall be at the expense of the Issuer.  A Certificate may be assigned by the execution of an assignment form on the Certificate or by other instruments of transfer and assignment acceptable to the Paying Agent.  A new Certificate will be delivered by the Paying Agent to the last assignee (the new Owner) in exchange for such transferred and assigned Certificate after receipt of the Certificate to be transferred in proper form.

Form of Certificate.  The Certificate and the endorsements to appear thereon shall be in substantially the following forms, respectively, to-wit:

*    *    *    *    *

 

(FORM OF FACE OF CERTIFICATE)

 

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

STATE OF LOUISIANA

PARISH OF CALCASIEU

 

TAXABLE CERTIFICATE OF INDEBTEDNESS, SERIES 2007

OF THE

TOWN OF VINTON, STATE OF LOUISIANA

 

Certificate No.

Certificate Date

Principal Amount

Maturity Date

Interest Rate

R-1

_________, 2007

$________

________, 2017

0.00%

 

                        The TOWN OF VINTON, STATE OF LOUISIANA (the “Issuer”) promises to pay but solely from the source and as hereinafter provided, to:

LOVE’S TRAVEL STOPS & COUNTRY STORES, INC.

or registered assigns, on the Maturity Date set forth above, the Principal Amount set forth above, unless this Certificate shall have been previously called for redemption and payment shall have been made or duly provided for.  The principal of this Certificate is non-interest bearing.  The principal of this Certificate, upon maturity or redemption, is payable in lawful money of the United States of America at the office of the Town Clerk of the Issuer, or successor thereto (the “Paying Agent”), upon presentation and surrender hereof.

                        This Certificate is an authorized issue in the principal sum of ___________________________ Dollars ($_________) of Taxable Certificates of Indebtedness, Series 2007, of the Issuer (the “Certificate”), said Certificate having been issued by the Issuer pursuant to an Ordinance adopted by its governing authority on December 19, 2006 (the “Ordinance”), for the purpose of reimbursing Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc. (“Love’s”) the costs paid by Love’s for utilities (electric, water and sewer) improvements and extensions pursuant to the Cooperative Endeavor Agreement, dated as of ____________, 2006, between the Issuer and Love’s, under the authority conferred by Sections 2921 to 2925, inclusive, of Title 33 of the Louisiana Revised Statues of 1950, as amended, and other constitutional and statutory authority.

                        The Certificate is callable for redemption at the option of the Issuer in full or in part, at any time at the principal amount thereof.  Official notice of such call of the Certificate for redemption shall be given by means of first class mail, postage prepaid, by notice deposited in the United States mails not less than fifteen (15) days prior to the redemption date addressed to the registered owner of the Certificate at his address as shown on the Certificate Register of the Paying Agent.

                        The Certificate is secured by and payable solely from a pledge and dedication of the excess annual revenues of the Issuer above statutory, necessary and usual charges in each of the fiscal years during which the Certificate is outstanding.  The Issuer has covenanted and agreed and does hereby covenant and agree to budget annually a sufficient sum of money to pay the Certificate, as it becomes due, including any principal theretofor matured and then unpaid, and to levy and collect in each year taxes, including, but not limited to, the 1% sales and use tax authorized to be levied by the Issuer pursuant to an election duly called and held, and to collect other revenues within the limits prescribed by law, sufficient to pay principal on the Certificate after payment in such years of all statutory, necessary and usual charges.  The Issuer, in the Ordinance, has also entered into certain other covenants and agreements with the registered owner of the Certificate, including a provision for the issuance of pari passu obligations hereafter under certain conditions and restrictions, for the terms of which reference is made to the Ordinance.

                        It is certified that this Certificate is authorized by and is issued in conformity with the requirements of the Constitution and statutes of the State of Louisiana.

                        It is further certified, recited and declared that all acts, conditions and things required to exist, to happen and to be performed precedent to and in the issuance of this Certificate, necessary to constitute the same legal, binding and valid obligations of the Issuer, have existed, have happened and have been performed in due time, form and manner as required by law, and that the indebtedness of the Issuer, including this Certificate, does not exceed the limitations prescribed by the Constitution and statutes of the State of Louisiana.

                        IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Vinton, State of Louisiana, acting as the governing authority of the Issuer, has caused this Certificate to be signed by the Mayor and the Town Clerk of the Issuer and the corporate seal of the Issuer to be herein impressed.

                                                                                                                        TOWN OF VINTON

                                                                                                                        STATE OF LOUISIANA

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

   Town Clerk                                                                                                   Mayor

 

 

 

(FORM OF PAYING AGENT’S CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION)

 

                        This Certificate is the Certificate referred to in the within mentioned Ordinance.

 

                                                                                                                        TOWN CLERK OF THE TOWN

                                                                                                                        OF VINTON, STATE OF

                                                                                                                        LOUISIANA, as Paying Agent

 

 

Date of Registration:                                                                       By:                                                                                        

                                                                                                                                                          Town Clerk

 

 

 

(FORM OF ASSIGNMENT)

 

                        FOR VALUE RECEIVED, the undersigned hereby sells, assigns and transfers unto                                                                                                                                                    

 

Please Insert Social Security

or other Identifying Number of Assignee

 

 
 

 


                                                                                                                                                 the within Certificate and all rights thereunder, and hereby irrevocably constitutes and appoints _________                                                                                 attorney or agent to transfer the within Certificate on the books kept for registration thereof, with full power of substitution in the premises.

 

Dated:                                                                                                                                                                                                       

NOTICE:  The signature to this assignment must correspond with the name as it appears upon the face of the within Certificate in every particular, without alteration or enlargement or any change whatever.

 

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Execution of Certificate.  The Certificate shall be signed by the Executive Officers for, on behalf of, in the name of and under the corporate seal impression of the Issuer, which signatures and corporate seal may be either manual or facsimile.

Pledge and Dedication of Excess Revenues.  The Certificate shall be secured by and payable solely from a pledge and dedication of the excess annual revenues of the Issuer above statutory, necessary and usual charges in each of the Fiscal Years during which the Certificate is outstanding.  There is hereby irrevocably pledged and dedicated to the payment of the Certificate an amount of such excess of annual revenues sufficient to pay same as it matures.  Until the Certificate shall have been paid in full, the Governing Authority does hereby obligate the Issuer, itself and its successors in office, to budget annually a sum of money sufficient to pay the required portion of the Certificate as it becomes due, including any principal theretofore matured and then unpaid, and to levy and collect in each year taxes, including but not limited to, the 1% sales and use tax authorized to be levied by the Issuer pursuant to an election duly called and held, and to collect other revenues within the limits prescribed by law, sufficient to pay principal on the Certificate after payment in such years of all statutory, necessary and usual charges for the current year.  No further or additional pledges or dedications of the aforesaid excess of annual revenues shall be made which shall have priority or parity with the pledge and dedication of such revenues herein made except as provided in Section 8 hereof.

Parity Bonds.  The Issuer shall issue no other certificates or any other debt obligations of any kind or nature payable from or enjoying a lien on the excess of annual revenues having priority over or parity with the Certificate, except that additional debt obligations may hereafter be issued on a parity with the Certificate under the following conditions:

Additional debt obligations may be issued on and enjoy a full and complete parity with the Certificate with respect to the excess of annual revenues, provided that the anticipated excess of annual revenues in the year in which the additional debt obligations are to be issued, as reflected in the budget adopted by this Governing Authority, must at least equal the principal requirements for any calendar year on the Certificate and any additional debt obligations, including the proposed debt obligations.

Junior and subordinate other debt obligations may be issued without restriction.

The Issuer must be in full compliance with all covenants and undertakings in connection with the Certificate and there must be no delinquencies in payments required to be made in connection therewith.

Payment of the Certificate.  For the payment of the Certificate, the Issuer shall pay to the Owner one year from the date of issuance and on the same date each year thereafter until full payment upon maturity of the Certificate, an amount equal to the lesser of (i) fifty percent (50%) of the property and sales tax revenue, including video poker tax receipts, generated by the Love’s Country Store or (ii) $75,000 but in no case shall the payment exceed the Issuer’s excess revenues above statutory, necessary and usual charges for the year.

Budget; Audit.  As long as the Certificate is outstanding and unpaid, the Issuer shall prepare and adopt a budget prior to the beginning of each Fiscal Year and shall furnish a copy of such budget within thirty (30) days after its adoption to the Paying Agent and the Purchaser; the Issuer shall also furnish a copy of such budget to any Owner who requests the same.  Not later than six (6) months after the close of each Fiscal Year, the Issuer shall cause an audit of its books and accounts to be made by the Legislative Auditor or an independent firm of certified public accountants showing the receipts and disbursements made by the Issuer during the previous Fiscal Year.  Such audit shall be available for inspection by any Owner, and a copy of such audit shall be furnished to the Purchaser.

Preparation of Certificate.  The Executive Officers are hereby empowered, authorized and directed to do any and all things necessary and incidental to carry out all of the provisions of this Ordinance, to cause the necessary Certificate to be printed, to issue, execute and seal the Certificate, and to effect delivery thereof as hereinafter provided.

Certificate’s Legal Obligations.  The Certificate shall constitute legal, binding and valid obligations of the Issuer and shall be the only representation of the indebtedness as herein authorized and created.

Ordinance a Contract.  The provisions of this Ordinance shall constitute a contract between the Issuer, or its successor, and the Owner from time to time of the Certificate, and any such Owner may at law or inequity, by suit, action, mandamus or other proceedings, enforce and compel the performance of all duties required to be performed by this Governing Authority or the Issuer as a result of issuing the Certificate.

No material modification or amendment of this Ordinance, or of any ordinance amendatory hereof or supplemental hereto, may be made without the consent in writing of the Owner.

Severability; Application of Subsequently Enacted Laws.  In case any one or more of the provisions of this Ordinance or of the Certificate shall for any reason be held to be illegal or invalid, such illegality or invalidity shall not affect any other provisions of this Ordinance or of the Certificate, but this Ordinance and the Certificate shall be construed and enforced as if such illegal or invalid provisions had not been contained therein.  Any constitutional or statutory provisions enacted after the date of this Ordinance which validate or make legal any provision of this Ordinance and/or the Certificate which would not otherwise be valid or legal, shall be deemed to apply to this Ordinance and to the Certificate.

Recital of Regularity.  This Governing Authority having investigated the regularity of the proceedings had in connection with the Certificate and having determined the same to be regular, the Certificate shall contain the following recital, to-wit:

 

It is certified that this Certificate is authorized by and is issued in conformity with the requirements of the Constitution and statutes of the State of Louisiana.

Effect of Registration.  The Issuer, the Paying Agent and any agent of either of them may treat the Owner in whose name the Certificate is registered as the Owner of such Certificate for the purpose of receiving payment on such Certificate and for all other purposes whatsoever, and to the extent permitted by law, neither the Issuer, the Paying Agent, nor any agent of either of them shall be affected by notice to the contrary.

Notices to Owners.  Wherever this Ordinance provides for notice to the Owner of any event, such notice shall be sufficiently given (unless otherwise herein expressly provided) if in writing and mailed, first class postage prepaid, to the Owner, at the address of such Owner as it appears in the Certificate Register.  In any case where notice to the Owner is given by mail, neither the failure to mail such notice to any particular Owner, nor any defect in any notice so mailed, shall affect the sufficiency of such notice with respect to any other Certificate.  Where this Ordinance provides for notice in any manner, such notice may be waived in writing by the Owner entitled to receive such notice, either before or after the event, and such waiver shall be the equivalent of such notice.  Waivers of notice by the Owner shall be filed with the Paying Agent, but such filings shall not be a condition precedent to the validity of any action taken in reliance upon such waiver.

Cancellation of Certificate.  The Certificate surrendered for payment, redemption, transfer, exchange or replacement, if surrendered to the Paying Agent, shall be promptly canceled by it and, if surrendered to the Issuer, shall be delivered to the Paying Agent and, if not already canceled, shall be promptly canceled by the Paying Agent.  The Issuer may at any time deliver to the Paying Agent for cancellation any Certificate previously registered and delivered which the Issuer may have acquired in any manner whatsoever, and any Certificate so delivered shall be promptly canceled by the Paying Agent.  All canceled Certificate held by the Paying Agent shall be disposed of as directed in writing by the Issuer.

Discharge of Ordinance; Defeasance.  If the Issuer shall pay or cause to be paid, or there shall otherwise be paid to the Owner, the principal of the Certificate, at the times and in the manner stipulated in this Ordinance, then the pledge of the money, securities, and funds pledged under this Ordinance and all covenants, agreements, and other obligations of the Issuer to the Owner shall thereupon cease, terminate, and become void and be discharged and satisfied, and the Paying Agent shall pay over or deliver all money held by it under this Ordinance to the Issuer.

Principal for the payment of which money shall have been set aside and shall be held in trust (through deposit by the Issuer of funds for such payment or otherwise) at the maturity date thereof shall be deemed to have been paid within the meaning and with the effect expressed above in this Section if they are defeased in the manner provided by Chapter 14 of Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended.

State Bond Commission.  By virtue of applicant/issuer's application for, acceptance and utilization of the benefits of the Louisiana State Bond Commission's approval(s) resolved and set forth herein, it resolves that it understands and agrees that such approval(s) are expressly conditioned upon, and it further resolves that it understands, agrees and binds itself, its successors and assigns to, full and continuing compliance with the "State Bond Commission Policy on Approval of Proposed Use of Swaps, or other forms of Derivative Products Hedges, Etc.", adopted by the Commission on July 20, 2006, as to the borrowing(s) and other matter(s) subject to the approval(s), including subsequent application and approval under said Policy of the implementation or use of any swap(s) or other product(s) or enhancement(s) covered thereby.

Paying Agent.  The Issuer will be the Paying Agent for the performance of the duties hereunder for the Certificate.  The Issuer reserves the right to appoint a successor Paying Agent by causing notice to be given to the Owner.

Disclosure Under SEC Rule 15c2-12.  The Issuer will not be required to comply with the continuing disclosure requirements described in the Rule 15c-2-12(b) of the Securities and Exchange Commission [17 CFR §240.15c2-12(b)], because the principal amount of the Certificate is less than $1,000,000.

The Mayor and Town Council are hereby authorized and directed to do any and all things necessary and incidental to carry out the provisions of this Ordinance and effect the completion of the Project and the application to the Louisiana State Bond Commission by the Authority is hereby ratified.

The Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to take all further action necessary or reasonably required to effect the loan from Love’s and is specifically authorized to approve any changes to the documents approved by bond counsel, such approval to be conclusively evidenced by its execution thereof.

Official Intent.  This ordinance evidences official intent of the Town toward the issuance of Taxable Certificates of Indebtedness as contemplated herein in accordance with the laws of the State of Louisiana and the United States Treasury Regulations, Section 1.150-2(e).

Delivery of Certificate.  The Certificate shall be delivered to the Purchaser in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance and the Agreement.

The provisions of this ordinance shall supercede any prior ordinances with respect to the transactions contemplated hereby to the extent they are inconsistent with the provisions thereof.

This Ordinance shall be published one time in the Southwest Daily News, the official journal of the Town, and recorded in the Mortgage Records of the Clerk and Recorder for the Parish of Calcasieu, State of Louisiana as soon as possible following its adoption.

 

And this Ordinance was declared adopted on this, the 19th day of December, 2006.

I HEREBY CERTIFY that the fore-                                                                                                                                     The foregoing Ordinance is hereby

going Ordinance has been presented                                                                                                                                 approved and returned to

to the Mayor this 19th  day of                                                                                                                                                     the Town Clerk this 20th  day of

December, 2006.                                                                                                                                                                              December, 2006.

 

___________________________________                   ___________________________________

Name:   Mary Vice                                                                             Name:   David T. Riggins

Title:      Town Clerk                                                                           Title:      Mayor

 

 


STATE OF LOUISIANA

PARISH OF CALCASIEU

I, the undersigned Town Clerk of the Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana (the “Issuer”), do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of an ordinance adopted by the Mayor and Town Council of the Issuer on December 19, 2006, providing for the incurring of debt and issuance of not to exceed Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($750,000) of Taxable Certificates of Indebtedness, Series 2007, of the Town of Vinton, State of Louisiana; prescribing the form, terms and conditions of said Certificate; designating the date, denomination and place of payment of said Certificate; providing for the payment thereof; and providing for other matters in connection therewith.

IN FAITH WHEREOF, witness my official signature and the impress of the official seal of the Issuer at Vinton, Louisiana, on this, the 20th day of  December, 2006.

 

 

                                                                                   

                        Mary Vice, Town Clerk

 

 


Exhibit A

 

 

NOTICE OF INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Vinton will meet in open and public session and hold a public hearing at the Vinton City Hall, 1200 Horridge Street, Vinton, Louisiana on December 19, 2006 at 6:00 p.m., to hear any objections to the adoption of an ordinance introduced November 21, 2006 entitled as follows:

 

AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR INCURRING OF DEBT AND ISSUANCE OF $750,000 AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF TAXABLE CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS, SERIES 2007 OF THE TOWN OF VINTON, STATE OF LOUISIANA FOR THE PURPOSE OF REIMBURSING LOVE'S TRAVEL STOPS & COUNTRY STORES, INC. FOR COSTS PAID BY THEM FOR PUBLIC UTILITIES IMPROVEMENTS AND EXTENSIONS; PRESCRIBING THE FORM, TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SAID CERTIFICATE; DESIGNATING THE DATE, DENOMINATION AND PLACE OF PAYMENT OF SAID CERTIFICATE, PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF; AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH.

 

            The public and interested parties are invited to attend or to submit written comments in advance of the Public Hearing to the City Clerk at Town Hall, 1200 Horridge Street, Vinton, Louisiana.  Copies of the proposed ordinance shall be available for review by any citizen at the above address.

 

                                                                                                TOWN OF VINTON

                                                                                                STATE OF LOUISIANA

 

                                Attorney Buisson read the letter of explanation from Mayor Riggins vetoing the Ordinance prohibiting smoking in public areas.

 

                                No action was taken by the Council regarding the veto.

           

                        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 gave the monthly Fire and Civil Defense reports.

 

                                Chief Merchant again discussed the departments need of a full-time fireman during day-time hours.

 

                                After discussion, it was moved by Council Member Vice to authorize the hiring of part-time firemen to cover a 50 hour/week gap during the daytime hours and approved a 12.00/hour pay rate for said part-time employees.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Loyd and carried.

 

                                Mr. Buford Turner representing the American Cancer Society, Relay for Life and the American Legion Post 208 presented Mayor Riggins with plaques of appreciation for his success and dedication during his tenor as Mayor of the Town of Vinton.

 

                                Council Member Loyd expressed his appreciation to Mayor Riggins for all he has done for the town and wished him well in his new endeavors.

 

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

                                                                                                                ______________________________

                                                                                                                                David T. Riggins, Mayor

ATTEST:

___________________________

Mary O’Quinn Vice, Clerk