Legal Notices
last updated: 05-25-2017
Town of Farmerville
Regular Meeting
April10 , 2017
The Farmerville Town Council met in regular session at Farmerville Town Hall, located
at 407 South Main Street, Farmerville, Louisiana, on April 10, 2017. The council members
present were Mayor M. Stein Baughman, Jr., Aldermen Jerry Taylor, Lavelle Maine, Caroline
Gatson, Ricky Johnikin, and Robert Allen.
The roll was called and with a quorum present Mayor Baughman called the meeting to order.
At this time Mayor Baughman offered the public the opportunity to voice their opinion
on all agenda items.
On motion by Gatson, seconded by Maine and unanimously approved to approve the
minutes from the March 13, 2017, regular meeting.
On motion by Taylor, seconded by Gatson and unanimously approved to approve the
payables for March.
On motion by Allen, seconded by Taylor and unanimously approved to accept the low
bid of $936,341.50 from T. L. Construction, LLC, for Eagle Point Drive Reconstruction
Project and authorize the mayor to sign all necessary documents pertaining to project.
On motion by Taylor, seconded by Allen and unanimously approved to authorize mayor
to sign substanial completion on the Boots Road TIFF Project.
A public hearing was held at this time to hear the views and opinions of citizens concerning
the adoption of Ordinance No. 01-17 pertaining to occupational license refunds.
On motion by Taylor, seconded by Gatson and unanimously approved to adopt Ordinance
No 01-17 pertaining to Occupational License Refunds.
ORDINANCE #01-17
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CODE
OF THE TOWN OF FARMERVILLE
BY ADDING SECTION 10-14 PROVIDING FOR
REFUND OF OVERPAID OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE TAXES
WHEREAS, the Town Council of the Town of Farmerville desires to amend
the Code of Ordinances of the TOWN OF FARMERVILLE, LOUISIANA, to amend
CHAPTER 10, ARTICLE 1, by adding SECTION 10-14 pertaining to the Refund of
the overpayment of Occupational License Taxes.
BE IT ORDAINED by the TOWN COUNCIL of the TOWN OF FARMERVILLE,
that CHAPTER 10, ARTICLE 1, of The Code of Ordinances of the TOWN OF
FARMERVILLE, LOUISIANA, is hereby amended to add SECTION 10-14, to-wit:
Sec. 10-14. Refunds and reimbursements
Where no question of fact or law is involved, and it appears from the records of
the governing body that occupational license taxes have been erroneously or illegally
collected from any person or legal entity or have been paid by any person under a
mistake of fact or law, the collector of municipal taxes may, upon making a record in
writing, stating the reasons therefore, certify that a person is entitled to a refund for the
current and the two (2)year tax periods prior to the current tax period the overpayment
is claimed in or discovered, provided that the collector shall first apply any refund
amounts to any and all amounts owed to the TOWN OF FARMERVILLE under this
Chapter for the same current and prior tax periods, and thereupon the collector shall
authorize the payment thereof from any appropriation available for such purpose.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, that if any provision in this Ordinance
shall be held to be invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other provisions herein which
can be given effect without the invalid provision and to this end the provisions of this
ordinance are hereby declared to be severable.
Introduced the 13th day of March, 2017.
After reading of the above, section by section, the vote was as follows, to-wit:
YEAS: TAYLOR, JOHNIKIN, GATSON, MAINE, ALLEN
NAYS: NONE
ABSENT: NONE
The ordinance was declared adopted this 10th day of April, 2017.
GAY NELL PEPPER MAYOR M. STEIN BAUGHMAN JR.
A puplic hearing was held at this time to hear the views and opinions from citizens
concerning the adoption of Ordinance No 02-17 pertaining to Sewer rates for out of town
industrial customers.
On motion by Taylor, seconded by Allen and unanimously approved to adopt Ordinance
No 02-17 pertaining to sewer rates for out of town industrial customers.
ORDINANCE #02-17
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CODE
OF THE TOWN OF FARMERVILLE
BY AMENDING SECTION 9-69 PERTAINING TO INDUSTRIAL SEWER RATES
AND
BY ADDING SECTION 9-74 PROVIDING FOR
ACCEPTING DOMESTIC WASTE FROM SEPTIC TANK HAULERS
WHEREAS, the Town Council of the Town of Farmerville desires to amend the Code of
Ordinances of the TOWN OF FARMERVILLE, LOUISIANA, to amend CHAPTER 9, ARTICLE
3, BY ADDING section 9-69(a)(4) pertaining to Industrial Sewer Rates and by adding SECTION
9-74 pertaining to Accepting Domestic Waste from Septic Tank Haulers.
BE IT ORDAINED by the TOWN COUNCIL of the TOWN OF FARMERVILLE, that CHAPTER
9, ARTICLE 3, of The Code of Ordinances of the TOWN OF FARMERVILLE, LOUISIANA, is
hereby amended to add SECTION 9-69(a)(4), to-wit:
Sec. 9-69 Rates and charges – Monthly service; tapping and reconnection charges.
1. The uniform monthly rates and charges for sewer services are hereby adopted as
follows:
(4) The Industrial sewer rate for services outside the Town limits shall be $12.00
per 1000 gallons of water used.
BE IT ORDAINED by the TOWN COUNCIL of the TOWN OF FARMERVILLE, that
CHAPTER 9, ARTICLE 3, of The Code of Ordinances of the TOWN OF FARMERVILLE,
LOUISIANA, is hereby amended to add SECTION 9-74, to-wit:
Sec. 9-74. Accepting Domestic Waste From Septic Tank Haulers
Domestic waste from septic tanks deemed to be and classified the same as
sanitary sewage under Section 9-40 shall be accepted by the Town of Farmerville
from septic tank haulers and entered into and disposed of in the towns sewer system
upon payment to the Town of Farmerville of the sum of $50.00 per truck load, subject
to approval by the Town Superintendent.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, that if any provision in this Ordinance
shall be held to be invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other provisions herein which
can be given effect without the invalid provision and to this end the provisions of this
ordinance are hereby declared to be severable.
Introduced the 13th day of March, 2017.
After reading of the above, section by section, the vote was as follows, to-wit:
YEAS: TAYLOR, JOHNIKIN, GATSON, MAINE, ALLEN.
NAYS: NONE
ABSENT: NONE
The ordinance was declared adopted this 10th day of April, 2017.
GAY NELL PEPPER MAYOR M. STEIN BAUGHMAN JR.
On motion by Allen, seconded by Gatson and unanimously
approved to Proclaim
April as Fair Housing month.
On motion by Allen, seconded by Gatson and unanimously
approved to adopt Resolution No 06-17 pertaining to the
2018/2019 Community Development Block Grant.
RESOLUTION NO. 06-17
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SUMMITAL OF F.Y.
2018/2019 LOUISIANA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
BLOCK GRANT APPLICATION, AND
ENTERING INTO AGREEMENTS ASSOCIATED
WITH ADMINISTRATION AND ENGINEERING
SERVICES
WHEREAS, the Town of Farmerville (“Town”)
desires to submit a fiscal year (“FY”) 2018/2019
Louisiana Community Development Block Grant
(“LCDBG”) Public Facilities application for sewer
improvements (the “Application”); and,
WHEREAS, the Town intends to use local funds
(in order to gain an additional point in connection
with the Application rating) to pay for administrative
costs up to and including pre-agreement costs,
administrative consultant fees, and any other administrative
costs incurred by the Town associated
with the Application; and,
WHEREAS, the Town intends to use local funds
(in order to gain additional points in connection with
the Application rating) to pay for engineering costs
up to and including pre-agreement costs, basic
engineering design, topographic surveying, project
representation, construction phase services and
any other engineering costs incurred by the Town
associated with the Application; and,
WHEREAS, the Town desires to enter into an
agreement with Frye Magee, LLC (“Frye Magee”),
to perform all administrative consulting services
associates with the Application, which includes
assistance with developing the Application, and
thereafter performing all administrative consulting
duties following a grant award; and,
WHEREAS, the Town desires to enter into an
agreement with The Riley Company (“engineer”), to
perform all engineering consulting services associates
with the Application, which includes assistance
with developing the Application, and thereafter
performing all engineering consulting services,
including basic engineering design, topographic
surveying, project representation, construction
phase services and any other engineering costs
incurred by the Town, following a grant award.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY
THE TOWN OF THE FARMERVILLE, LOUISIANA:
1. The Town enters into an agreement with Frye
Magee to develop and submit the Application, and
thereafter to perform all administrative consulting duties following a grant award.
2. The Town enters into an agreement with
The Riley Company to assist with the development
of the Application, and thereafter to perform all
engineering consulting services, including basic
engineering design, topographic surveying, project
representation, construction phase services and
any other engineering costs incurred by the Town,
following a grant award.
3. The Mayor is authorized to execute respective
agreements with Frye Magee and The Riley
Company, and to execute and submit the Application,
as well as all related documents, to be on
such other terms and conditions as he shall deem
advisable, and to do any and all things necessary
and proper to carry out this Resolution and to fulfill
its objectives and purposes.
4. This Resolution shall become effective upon
final adoption and signature of the Mayor.
Said Resolution having been read and considered by a
quorum of the Board of Alderman, a record vote was taken
and the following result was had:
YEA: TAYLOR, JOHNIKIN, GATSON, MAINE, ALLEN
NAYS: NONE
ABSENT: NONE
WHEREUPON, the presiding officer declared the above
Resolution duly adopted in full on this 10th day of April, 2017.
On motion by Gatson,
seconded by Maine and
unanimously approved to
approve the following overtime
of $15,771.00 from the
previous month.
On motion by Gatson,
seconded by Maine and
unanimously approved to
approve the Zoning Commissions
recommendation
to change the zoning classification
for the property
belonging to Mr. Kenneth
Lane West, located at 309
South West Street to R3..
There being no further business to come before the council, Mayor Baughman
declared this meeting adjourned upon motion by Gatson,
seconded by Maine, and unanimously approved.
Gay Nell Pepper, Town Clerk M. Stein Baughman, Jr,
Mayor
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I, Deddric Wright, owner of Wright’s Food Service of
Farmerville LLC DBA Wright’s Place am applying to the
Office of Alcohol Tobacco control of the State of Louisiana
and the Town of Farmerville Louisiana, for a permit to sell
beverages of high and low alcoholic content at retail in the
Parish of Union at the following address:
601 Hickory Street
Farmerville La.
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