City Council Meeting Agenda- 6/8/10

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From the Central Government website

The rules for conducting such public hearings are as follows:

1) The applicant will speak first for a period not to exceed 10 minutes. Other proponents will speak next, then the opponents. Each speaker will be allowed not more than three minutes. The speakers are requested to limit their remarks and to avoid duplication in their presentations.

2) The proponents will be allowed three minutes for rebuttal.

3) The Council Members may ask questions and make comments but are urged to cooperate in an effort to spend not more than 30 minutes on any one matter before the Council.

I. Preliminary Business

(1) Call to Order

(2) Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

(3) Roll Call

(4) Approval of minutes from the May 25, 2010 council meeting.

II. Unfinished Business


III. New Business

1) Mayor’s report and presentations.

a) Proclamation declaring June as National Home Ownership Month.

2) Introduction of the following item(s) (with public hearing to be held at the June 22, 2010 council meeting)

a) An ordinance adopting the amended Annual Budget of the City of Central for Fiscal Year 2009-2010. (By Council members Lansing & Ross)

b) An ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Central for Fiscal Year 2010-2011. (By Council members DeJohn, Lansing, Moak, Ross & Washington)

3) Discussion and action regarding the following instrument(s):

a) A resolution selecting The Advocate as the Official Journal of the City of Central.

b) A resolution authorizing the City of Central, LA to enter into an agreement with the State of Louisiana, Department of Transportation and Development under the Louisiana Statewide Flood Control Improvement Project; providing for the necessary documentation of the need for the flood control improvement; and providing for other matters in connection therewith.

c) A resolution to authorize advertisement for bids for the 2010 Road Maintenance Program to be received at City Hall and opened on July 13, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. cst. and to provide for related matters.

IV. Zoning Cases

(1) Introduction of the following item(s) (with Public Hearing to be held at the June 22, 2010 council meeting):


(2) Discussion and Action regarding the following case(s):

a) RZ-02-10 Rezoning This property is located on the northeast corner of Core Lane and Joor Road on lot “A”. The applicant is proposing to rezone from R (Rural) to A2.5 (Town House District) for a five-unit town house development. The lot is designated for commercial use on the final plat of the Rambling Oaks subdivision, which allows for multi-family use. (Applicant: Casey Patterson, Patterson Homes LLC).

Planning and Zoning Action: A motion to recommend approval of Case RZ-02-10 was made by Mr. Harry Rauls, seconded by Mr. Graydon Walker with the following conditions:

1) Applicant must satisfactorily meet all requirements of the A2.5 Town House District

2) Applicant must satisfactorily meet DPW requirements.

3) Applicant must only have one entrance to the subject site on the east side of the median on Core Lane.

Vote: 5 yeas (Messrs: Bonvillain, Burns, Giles, Rauls, Walker), 1 nay (Mr. Johnson), 1 abstention (Mr. Reado) and the motion carried.

V. Other Business

(1) Announcements

(2) Adjournment