III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Tim Larkin – President.
IV. ROLL CALL
V. READING OF MINUTES – Deanna Rabb, Asst. Secretary.
VI. REQUESTS BY VISITORS
A. Butch Ford, Parish Engineer and Chris Myers with Coyle Engineering to appear for a permit request in regards to a Drainage/Culvert Project working with the Bossier Parish Police Jury at Kingston Road, Lafitte Lane and Crosscreek Drive near Willow Chute Bayou. (PERMIT #2018-38)
VII. OLD BUSINESS
A. Seeking approval regarding the procedural authorization of plats for issuing Letters of No Objection.
B. Resolution to adopt the proposed 2019-20 budget previously approved by the Finance Committee on March 6, 2019.
VIII. NEW BUSINESS
A. To review and discuss a contribution request from the Association of Levee Boards of Louisiana on behalf of the Louisiana Flood Risk Coalition in the amount of $5,000.00 for the year of 2019.
B. Resolution authorizing employees and commissioners to attend the 34 th Annual Association of Levee Board Workshop in Baton Rouge, La. on May 2-3, 2019 and be reimbursed in accordance with State Travel Regulations.
C. Discussion on payment of health insurance allowance for employees who do not use BLD provided health insurance.
D. Secretary to update Board on check processed for signatures in the amount of $2,200,000.00 (subject to change), to Huddleston Smith Investments from the operating checking account at Citizen’s Bank to be invested as discussed for the 2019-2020 year.
E. Mark Long requesting approval to sell two tractors as surplus equipment.
F. Mark Long requesting approval for the following purchases:
1). Three 145 Horsepower Tractors ($99,501.20 each x 3 = $298,503.60) 2). New Ford F-450 Service Truck at a cost of $54,850.00.
XI. LEVEE AND DRAINAGE REPORT
X. APPROVAL OF EXPENDITURES
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