ARTICLE V


        

GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 4


SEC.

7-080.00 Established; Amended Boundaries


    Acting under the authority of Part I, Chapter 7, Title 38 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended, and other constitutional statutory authority, the boundaries of Gravity Drainage District No. 4, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, are hereby amended to henceforth read as follows, to-wit:

    All that certain area of ground being situated in portions of Township 8 South, Range 11 East, Township 7 South, Range 11 East, Township 7 South, Range 12 East, Township 8 South, Range 12 East, Greensburg Land District, St. Tammany Parish, State of Louisiana, comprising and embracing the land within the following described boundaries:

    Commencing at the intersection of the shore of Lake Pontchartrain and the east boundary line of the North Causeway Approach Road right-of-way; thence following said east boundary line northerly to its merge with the east boundary line of the U.S. Highway 190 right-of-way and thence continuing northerly to its intersection with the Ponchitolowa Creek; thence follow the Ponchitolowa Creek upstream to its intersection with Interstate 12; thence follow Interstate 12 east and southeast to its intersection with the line common to Sections 29 and 30, Township 7 South, Range 12 East, thence in a northerly direction along said line common to Sections 29 and 30 to the quarter corner common to Sections 29 and 30, Township 7 South, Range 12 East, thence in an easterly direction along the north line of the south half of Section 29 to the quarter corner common to Sections 28 and 29, Township 7 South, Range 12 East, thence continuing in an easterly direction along the north line of the south half of Section 28 to the quarter corner common to Sections 27 and 28, Township 7 South, Range 12 East, thence in a southerly direction along a line common to Sections 27 and 28 to the corner common to Sections 27, 28, 33, and 34, Township 7 South, Range 12 East, thence continuing in a southerly direction along a line common to Sections 33 and 24 and its intersection with the northerly right-of-way line of Louisiana Highway 1088, thence in a northeasterly direction along said north right-of-way line of Louisiana Highway 1088 to its intersection with the line common to Sections 34 and 35, Township 7 South, Range 12 East to the corner common to Sections 34 and 35, Township 7 South, range 12 East and Sections 2 and 3, Township 8 South, Range 12 East, thence continuing in a southerly direction along a line common to Sections 2 and 3, Township 8 South Range 12 East to its intersection with the northerly right-of-way line of

Interstate 12, thence in a northwesterly direction along the northerly right-of-way line of Interstate 12 to its intersection with the easterly line of Section 3, Township 8 South, Range 12 East to the quarter corner common to Sections 3 and 10, Township 8 South, Range 12 East, thence in a westerly direction along a line common to Sections 3 and 10 to the corner common to Sections 3, 4, 9, and 10, Township 8 South, Range 12 East, thence in a southerly direction along a line common to Sections 9 and 10, Township 8 South, Range 12 East to the quarter corner common to said Sections 9 and 10, thence in a westerly direction to the southwest corner of the southwest quarter of the northeast quarter of Section 9, township 8 South, Range 12 East, thence in a southerly direction to the southeast corner of the northwest quarter of the southeast quarter of Section 9, thence in a westerly direction to the southwest corner of the northwest quarter of the southeast quarter of Section 9, thence in a southerly direction to the southwest corner of the southeast quarter of the southwest quarter of Section 9, thence in a westerly direction along a line common to Sections 9 and 16 to the corner common to Section 8, 9, 16, 17, Township 8 South, Range 12 East, thence in a southerly direction along a line common to Sections 16 and 17, Township 8 South, Range 12 East, to its intersection with the westerly line of Section 42, township 8 South, Range 12 East, thence in a southwesterly direction along the westerly line of Section 42 to its intersection with the centerline of the now or formerly Illinois Central Gulf Railroad right-of-way, thence in a northwesterly direction along said centerline of railroad right-of-way to its intersection with the line common to Sections 37 and 27, Township 8 South, Range 12 East, thence in a southwesterly direction along the line common to said Sections 37 and 47 to its termination and intersection with the range line common to Township 8 South, range 12 East and Township 8 South, Range 11 East, also being the corner common to Sections 37 and 47, Township 8 South, Range 12 East and Sections 52 and 53, Township 8 South, Range 11 East, thence continue in a southwesterly direction along the line common to Sections 52 and 53, Township 8 south, Range 11 East, to its intersection with the north boundary of Lake Pontchartrain to the east boundary line of the North Causeway Approach Road right-of-way and the point of beginning.
(Ord. No. 90-1231, adopted 02/15/90; Ord. No. 90-1238, adopted 03/15/90; Ord. No. 90- 1239, adopted pe/15/90; amended by Ord. 92-1669, adopted 11/19/92, amended by Ord. No. 95-2325, adopted 11/09/95)
STATE REFERENCE NOTE: Part I, Chapter 7, Title 38 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes; LSA R.S. 38:1759.

AMENDED BOUNDARIES, LESS and EXCEPT:    

    By virtue of the authority of St. Tammany Home Rule Charter Section 8-06 and Louisiana Revised Statute 33:1415 and other Constitutional and statutory authority, the boundaries of Gravity Drainage District No. 4 are hereby amended to exclude the following described area from its boundaries, to-wit:

    Commence at the intersection of Highway 59 and Interstate 12, the point of beginning; thence follow Highway 59 south to its intersection with Sharp Road; thence follow Sharp Road west to its intersection with the Tammany Trace; thence follow the Tammany Trace south to its intersection with Bayou Chinchuba; thence follow Bayou Chinchuba southwest, south and southwest to its intersection with U.S. Highway 190;

thence follow U.S. Highway 190 northwest to its intersection with Asbury Drive (a/k/a Highway 3228); thence follow Asbury Drive northwest to its intersection with U.S. Highway 190 North; thence follow U.S. Highway North to its intersection with the Ponchitalawa Creek; thence follow the Ponchitalawa Creek northeast to its intersection with Interstate 12; thence follow Interstate 12 southeast to its intersection with Highway 59, also the point of beginning.

(Ord. No. 06-1318, adopted 06/01/2006)

    The District has constituted since its creation on February 15, 1990, and shall continue to constitute, a public corporation and political subdivision of the State of Louisiana, and has had since its creation, and shall continue to have, all rights, powers and privileges granted by and conferred by the Constitution and statutes of the State of Louisiana to gravity drainage districts, including the authority to incur debt, issue bonds and levy taxes. (Ord. No.04-0847, adopted 03/04/2004)

SEC.

7-080.01 Name, Status And Powers


    The district hereby created shall be known and designated as "Gravity Drainage District No. 4 of the Parish of St. Tammany, Louisiana," and shall constitute a body corporate in law and a political subdivision of the state of Louisiana and as such shall have all the rights, powers and privileges granted and conferred by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of Louisiana, including the authority to incur debt, to issue bonds and to levy taxes and assess ments. (Ord. No. 90-1231, adopted 02/15/90; Ord. no. 90/1238, adopted 03/14/90; Ord. No. 90-1239, adopted 03/15/90)

SEC.

7-080.02 Board of Commissioners


    The Board of Commissioners shall be comprised of five (5) members with appointments as per the original Ordinance. There shall be four (4) members nominated and appointed by the Parish Council. There shall be one (1) member nominated and appointed by the Parish President. (Ord. No. 90-1231, adopted 02/15/90; Ord. No. 90-1238, adopted 03/15/90; Ord. No. 90-1239, adopted 03/15/90; amended by Ord. No. 93-1704, adopted 02/18/93, amended by Ord. No. 95-2325, adopted 11/09/95; Ord. No. 00-0157, adopted 06/01/2000)

SEC.

7-080.03 Domicile And Effective Date


    The domicile of said Gravity Drainage District shall be and the same is hereby designated as the St. Tammany Parish Police Jury Administrative Complex, 21490 Koop Drive, Mandeville, Louisiana 70471, and the Board of Commissioners hereby appointed shall meet at said domicile, and proceed to organize and elect their officers all in the manner and form provided by the law.
(Ord. No. 90-1231, adopted 02/15/90; Ord. No. 90-1238, adopted 03/15/90; Ord. No. 90- 1239, adopted 03/15/90, amended by Ord. No. 95-2325, adopted 11/09/95)