PUBLISHED November 23, 2017 AND POSTED AT PARISH COMPLEX BY December 4, 2017
AGENDA
ST. TAMMANY PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
2017-12-07 AT 6:00PM
ST. TAMMANY GOVERNMENT COMPLEX
21490 KOOP DRIVE, MANDEVILLE, LA.

Call to Order by Honorable Steve Stefancik, Chairman
Invocation by
Pledge of Allegiance by
Roll Call:
Marty Dean
David Fitzgerald
James A. (Red) Thompson
Michael R. Lorino, Jr.
Rykert O. Toledano, Jr.
Richard E. Tanner
Steve Stefancik
Jacob (Jake) Groby
Chris Canulette
E. L. Gene Bellisario
Maureen "MO" O'Brien
Jerry Binder
S. Michele Blanchard
Thomas (T.J.) Smith, Jr.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS

1. Resolution C.S. No. C-4905 - Resolution to appoint a Chairman of the Parish Council for the calendar year 2018. (All Members)

2. Resolution C.S. No. C-4906 - Resolution to appoint a Vice-Chairman of the Parish Council for the calendar year 2018. (All Members)

SPECIAL ITEMS

1. Ord. Cal. No. 5864 - Ordinance adopting the 2018 Parish Operating Budget. (Introduced and referred to Finance Committee 9/27/17) (Postponed 10/5/17)

2. Ord. Cal. No. 5865- Ordinance to establish the 2018-2022 Parish Capital Improvement Budget and Grant Awards. (Introduced and referred to Finance Committee 9/27/17) (Postponed 10/5/17 and 11/2/17)

NOTE: The Parish Council will hold a Public Hearing in Council Chambers at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 2, 2017 to review the proposed Parish Operating and Capital Improvement Budgets prior to adoption.

Copies of both budgets will be made available for review by October 10, 2017 at the Parish Council Office and the following Parish Library Branches:

Abita Springs, Bush, Causeway, Covington, Folsom, Lacombe, Lee Road, Madisonville, Mandeville, Pearl River, Slidell Robert Blvd, South Slidell

PRESENTATIONS

1. Presentation of Proclamation to St. Tammany Parish Government Employee of the Month. (Brister)

2. Recognition of St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce as recipient of the Louisiana Association of Chambers of Commerce Large Chamber of the Year award. (Stefancik).

APPOINTMENTS

1. Resolution to appoint 5 members to the Board of Commissions for Drainage District No. 2. (All previous members resigned) (Blanchard) (Postponed 11/2/17)

2. Resolution to appoint Wilson D. Bulloch, III to replace Greg Lemon (term expired) on the Board of Commissioners for Hospital Service District No. 1 (St. Tammany Parish Hospital). (Tanner)

3. Resolution to appoint one (1) member to replace Connie Born (resigned) and to reappoint Marlaine Peachy and Thomas J Smith, Jr. to the Board of Commissioners for the St. Tammany Parish Tourist and Convention Commission. (Stefancik) (Robert Cook and Alex Carollo have both requested to be appointed to the vacant position)

CONSENT CALENDAR
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Any items not pulled from the Consent Calendar are automatically approved in whole by one vote. Items pulled from the Consent Calendar are discussed and voted upon individually.

MINUTES

Regular Council Meeting - November 2, 2017

Council Committee Meeting - November 29, 2017

ORDINANCES FOR INTRODUCTION
(Public Hearing January 4, 2018 )

1. Ord. Cal. No. 5909 - Ordinance to extend for six-months the moratorium on the Re-subdivision and/or issuance of permits for construction or placement of building structures on property within a portion of Voting Precinct 914. (Ward 8, District 14) (Smith)

2. Ord. Cal. No. 5910 - Ordinance to extend for an additional six (6) months the moratorium on the opening of new streets in Angelic Estates. (Ward 3, District 5) (Toledano)

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3. Ord. Cal. No. 5911 - Ordinance to extend for an additional six (6) months the moratorium on the approval of rezoning and issuance of plan review permits, not previously received, for property abutting the Louisiana Highway 21 Planned Corridor from Brewster Road North to Azalea Drive. (Ward 1, District 1) (Dean)

4. Ord. Cal. No. 5912 - Ordinance amending the Official Parish Zoning Map to reclassify 3.865 acres located east and west of Highway 450, south of East and West Ed Williams Road, north of South Road from A-1 (Suburban District) to A-1 (Suburban District - 1.665 Acres) and A-2 (Suburban District-2.20 Acres). (Ward 2, District 3) (2017-550-ZC) (ZC approved 11/7/117) (Stefancik/Brister)

5. Ord. Cal. No. 5913 -Ordinance amending the Official Parish Zoning Map to reclassify 21,025 square feet located on the Northeast Corner of Manzella Drive and Malbrough Drive, being Lots 5 & 6, Square 4, Robbert Park Subdivision, Annex No. 1from A-4 (Single-family Residential District) to CB-1 (Community Based Facilities District). (Ward 8, District 13) (2017-790-ZC) (ZC approved 11/7/117) (Stefancik/Brister)

6. Ord. Cal. No. 5914 -Ordinance amending the Official Parish Zoning Map to reclassify 0.632 acre located north Highway 22, east of Kathmann Drive, being Lot 11-B, Square 5, Live Oak Hills Subdivision from A-3 (Suburban District) to HC-1 (Highway Commercial District). (Ward 1, District 1) (2017-789-ZC) (ZC approved 11/7/117) (Stefancik/Brister)

7. Ord. Cal. No. 5915 - Ordinance amending the Official Parish Zoning Map to reclassify 26.054 acres located on the Southeast Corner of Holy Trinity Drive and Dove Park Road from MD-1 (Medical Residential District) to MD-2 (Medical Clinic District). (Ward 4, District 5) (2017-788-ZC) (ZC approved 11/7/117) (Stefancik/Brister)

8. Ord. Cal. No. 5916 - Ordinance to declare certain movable property surplus and authorize transfer of same to Quad Area Community Action Agency, Inc. in accordance with Grant Requirements for Continuation of Weatherization Program. (Stefancik/Brister)

9. Ord. Cal. No. 5917 - Ordinance to authorize the Parish of St. Tammany, through the Office of the Parish President, to acquire a Conservation Servitude from Watercross Development, LLC. (Ward 3, District 1) (Stefancik/Brister)

10. Ord. Cal. No. 5918 - Ordinance to amend the 2017 Operating Budget-Amendment No. 13. (Stefancik/Brister)

11. Ord. Cal. No. 5919 - Ordinance to authorize St. Tammany Parish Government, through the Office of the Parish President, to purchase or otherwise acquire burial space for indigent cremains.

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RESOLUTIONS

1. Resolution C.S. No. C-4907 - Resolution Granting Approval to St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 4 to call and hold an election on April 28, 2018, to authorize (i) the renewal of the levy and collection of a 25 mills ad valorem tax for a period of twenty (20) years for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment for the district, including the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes, and providing emergency medical response and transportation service in the district; (ii) the renewal of the levy and collection of a 1 mill ad valorem tax for a period of twenty (20) years for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment for the district, including the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes, and providing emergency medical response and transportation service in the district; and (iii) the levy and collection of a $75.00 parcel fee for a period of twenty-four (24) years for the purpose of the acquisition, construction, maintenance and operation of fire protection facilities and equipment, including the costs of obtaining water for fire protection purposes and salaries of firemen, and all purposes incidental thereto, within the district; and further providing for other matters in connection therewith. (Thompson)

2. Resolution C.S. No. C-4908 - Resolution granting approval to St. Tammany Parish Fire Protection District No. 13 to call and hold an election on April 28, 2018, to authorize the renewal of the levy and collection of a 20.92 mills ad valorem tax for a period of ten (10) years for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating fire protection facilities and equipment in and for the District, including paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes and the cost of providing services to injured or ill persons in emergency situations as permitted by law; and further providing for other matters in connection therewith. (Thompson)

3. Resolution C.S. No. C-4909 - Resolution to vacate in part, the six (6) month moratorium established by Ordinance C.S. No. 08-1741, and any subsequent extensions thereof, for the limited purpose of allowing the approval of rezoning applications and the issuance of plan review permits on 3.01 acres located on the corner of Gardenia Drive and Azalea Drive Being Lot 1-A and Lot 1-A-1 Flower Estates Subdivision. (Ward 1, District 1) (Dean)

4. Resolution C.S. No. C-4910 - Resolution to submit a new application for the use of the Parish’s Katrina/Rita Community Development Block Program funding to implement a Project for Grantor Eligible Activities. (Stefancik/Brister)

5. Resolution C.S. No. C-4911 - Resolution to authorize the Office of the Parish President to enter into and perfect the settlement of certain lawsuit(s). (Stefancik/Brister)

6. Resolution C.S. No. C-4912 - Resolution to authorizing the Parish President to execute an agreement with the Louisiana Department of Transportation (LADOTD) for improvements at the St. Tammany Regional Airport. (Stefancik/Brister)

7. Resolution C.S. No. C-4913 - Resolution to acknowledge the authority, pursuant to Home Rule Charter, Sections 1-04, 1-06, 3-01 and 3-09, for the Parish of St. Tammany, through the Office of the Parish President, to execute a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the City of Slidell for improvements to the Darwin Ditch. (Ward 8, District 8) (Stefancik/Brister)

8. Resolution C.S. No. C-4914 - Resolution to establish Performance and Warranty Obligations. (Stefancik/Brister)

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9. Resolution C.S. No. C-4915 - Resolution to acknowledge the authority, pursuant to Home Rule Charter, Sections 1-04, 1-06, 3-01 and 3-09, for St. Tammany Parish Government, through the Office of the Parish President, to execute a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the St. Tammany Parish Assessor and all other Tax Recipient Bodies for reimbursement of expenses pertaining to review of exemptions and assessment freezes. (Stefancik/Brister)

10. Resolution C.S. No. C-4916 - Resolution to approve and authorize the Parish President (Patricia P. Brister) to enter into agreement with the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide programing and assistance through the Community Development Block Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2017 with the Director of Grants (Jeanne Betbeze), Grants Project Manager (Angie Traill) and HHS Director (Allyson Villars) to authorize monthly reports for reimbursement and budget revisions. (Stefancik/Brister)

11. Resolution C.S. No. C-4917 - Resolution authorizing the filing of an application with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for a Grant under 49, CFR 5311, Formula Grant for Rural Areas and 49 CFR 5339, Grants for Bus and Bus Facility Program. (Stefancik/Brister)

12. Resolution C.S. No. C-4918 - Resolution to acknowledge the authority, pursuant to Home Rule Charter, Sections 1-04, 1-06, 3-01 and 3-09 for the Parish of St. Tammany, through the Office of the Parish President, to execute a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the City of Covington for maintenance to W-4/Mile Branch. (Ward 3, Districts 1, 2, 3) (Stefancik/Brister)

13. Resolution C.S. No. C-4919 - Resolution to amend Ordinance C.S. No. 16-3653 to make changes to the 2017 Capital Improvement Budget and Capital Assets. (Stefancik/Brister)

14. Resolution C.S. No. C-4920 - Resolution to amend Ordinance C.S. No. 17-3673 - 2017 Grant Budget. (Stefancik/Brister)

15. Resolution C.S. No. C-4921 - Resolution to Concur/not Concur with the City of Mandeville Annexation and Rezoning of 0.55 acres being Lots 3-A, 4-A, and 5-A situated in the Northeast 1/4 of Square 117, in Section 51, T8S, R11E, 1616, 1634, and 1648 Orleans Street from Parish HC-2 (Highway Commercial District) to City of Mandeville R-1X District. (Ward 4, District 10) (Stefancik/Brister)

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR
APPEALS

1. Mark Holyfield and Terral Evans appealing the Planning Commission APPROVAL granting permission to enter the Parish Right-of-Way, specifically the portion of Roger Drive, West of Troy Drive, Hickory Hills Subdivision, for the purpose of gaining access to property. (Petitioner Denty Crawford) (Ward 8, District 9) (SD06-06-028)(Postponed 10/5/17 and 11/2/17)
NOTE: To concur with Planning APPROVAL, a simple majority vote is required and adoption of a resolution.
   
NOTE: To override Planning APPROVAL, a majority vote of the entire Council is required and adoption of a resolution.


2. Diane Weigand appealing the Planning Commission APPROVAL on September 12, 2017 of permission to enter Parish Right-of-Way, subject to conditions, specifically the portion of Riverhill Court, west of Josephine Road, Abita River Estates, for the purpose of gaining access to property. (Ward 3, District 2)(Postponed 11/2/17)
NOTE: To concur with Planning APPROVAL, a simple majority vote is required and adoption of a resolution.
   
NOTE: To override Planning APPROVAL, a majority vote of the entire Council is required and adoption of a resolution.


ORDINANCES FOR ADOPTION
(Public Hearing)

1. Ord. Cal. No. 5849AA - Ordinance adopting and enacting a new 2017 Code of Ordinances of St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana; providing for the repeal of certain provisions not included therein; providing penalties for the violation thereof; providing for the manner of amending such code; and providing when such code and this ordinance shall become effective. (Introduced 8/3/17)(Postponed from 9/7/2017)

2. Ord. Cal. No. 5867AA - Ordinance to amend the Parish Code of Ordinances, Chapter 20, Roads and Bridges, Article I, in General, by creating a new Section, Procedures and Specifications relative to Parish Road Overlay Projects. (Introduced 9/7/17) (Postponed 10/5/17 and 11/2/17)

3. Ord. Cal. No. 5893AA - Ordinance to amend Chapter 15 of the St. Tammany Parish Code of Ordinances entitled Offenses - Miscellaneous, Article I, to create Section 15-006.00 prohibiting commercial activity at all Parish Owned boat launches and adjoining parking lots. (Introduced 11/2/17)

4. Ord. Cal. No. 5894 - Ordinance accepting finalized subdivisions into the Road and Drainage Inventories; specifically Alamosa Park, Phases 3A and 3B; and Windermere, Phase 4 Subdivisions. (Wards 1 & 4) (Districts 1 & 7) (Introduced 11/2/17)

5. Ord. Cal. No. 5895 - Ordinance to authorize the Parish of St. Tammany, through the Office of the Parish President, to extend a lease of office space in the Koop Drive Administrative Complex to the Honorable Senator John Kennedy.  (Ward 4, District 5) (Introduced 11/2/17)

6. Ord. Cal. No. 5896 - Ordinance to declare multiple tax adjudicated properties as surplus property and to authorize St. Tammany Parish to proceed with the process for the advertising and sale of such adjudicated properties. (Introduced 11/2/17)

7. Ord. Cal. No. 5897 - Ordinance amending the Official Parish Zoning Map to reclassify 126 acres located north of I-12, east of Highway 21 from A-4 (Single-family Residential District), NC-4 (Neighborhood Institutional District), HC-2 (Highway Commercial District) and HC-3 (Highway Commercial District) to A-4 (Single-family Residential District), NC-4 (Neighborhood Institutional District), HC-2 (Highway Commercial District), HC-3 (Highway Commercial District) and RBCO (Regional Business Center Overlay). (Ward 1, District 1) (2017-740-ZC) (ZC Approved 10/3/17)(Introduced 11/2/17

8. Ord. Cal. No. 5898 - Ordinance amending the Official Parish Zoning Map to reclassify 2.30 acres located on the east Highway 59, south of Lotus Road from A-3 (Suburban District) to NC-6 (Public, Cultural and Recreational District).(Ward 4, District 5)(2017-752) (ZC Approved 10/3/17) (Introduced 11/2/17)

9. Ord. Cal. No. 5899 -Ordinance amending the Official Parish Zoning Map to reclassify 0.99 acre located south of Highway 190, east of Highway 1089, within Fontainebleau State Park from PF-2(Public Facilities District) to A-3 (Suburban District). (Ward 4, District 10)(2017-758-ZC)(ZC Approved 10/3/17)(Introduced 11/2/17)

10. Ord. Cal. No. 5900 - Ordinance amending the Official Parish Zoning Map to reclassify 2.091 acres located west of Tolawa Lane, east of Highway 190 Service Road, north of Bodet Street from A-3 (Suburban District) to HC-2 (Highway Commercial District). (Ward 4, District 5) (2017-768-ZC)(ZC Approved 10/3/17)(Introduced 11/2/17)

11. Ord. Cal. No. 5901 - Ordinance amending the Official Parish Zoning Map to reclassify 38,726.6 square feet located south of Red Mill Drive, east of Highway 190 East, being Lot 15B, Belle Acres Subdivision from A-2 (Suburban District) to A-3 (Suburban District). (Ward 8, District 13) (2017-776-ZC)(ZC Approved 10/3/17)(Introduced 11/2/17)

12. Ord. Cal. No. 5902 - Ordinance to authorize St. Tammany Parish Government, through the office of the Parish President, to purchase or otherwise acquire certain servitudes and/or rights of way for the benefit of the Magnolia Dr. Drainage Project and to enter into an agreement for the restatement and establishment of a drainage servitude. (Ward 4, District 4) (Introduced 11/2/17)

13. Ord. Cal. No. 5903AA - Ordinance to Amend the 2017 Operating Budget - Amendment No. 12.(Introduced 11/2/17)

14. Ord. Cal. No. 5906 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 16-3601, adopted October 6, 2016, expanding the boundaries of the Colonial Pinnacle Nord Du Lac Economic Development District, State of Louisiana, and renaming said District as the Hwy. 21 Economic Development District; and providing for other matters in connection with the foregoing. (Introduced 11/2/17)

15. Ord. Cal. No. 5907 - Ordinance to amend Ordinance Nos. 16-3597, 16-3599, 16-3600, 16-3202 and 16-3603, adopted October 6, 2016, levying an additional sales tax in the Hwy 59 Economic Development District, Hwy 1088 Economic Development District, Hwy 434 Economic Development District, Airport Road Economic Development District and Hwy 1077 Economic Development District. (Introduced 11/2/17)

16. Ord. Cal. No. 5908 - Ordinance amending the official zoning map of St. Tammany Parish, La, to reclassify a certain parcel located on the northeast of 6th Avenue and Soell Drive and which property comprises a total of 1.835 acres of land more or less, from its present A-2 (Suburban District) to an A-4A (Single Family Residential District). (Ward 3, District 5) (2017-665-ZC)