June 29, 2017

Minutes: 

Village of Dixie Inn
Special Called Meeting
June 29, 2017

 

The Mayor and Board of Aldermen for the Village of Dixie Inn held a Special Called Meeting on May 29, 2017 at 12:00 noon in Village Hall, Dixie Inn, Louisiana with the following members present:  Mayor Kay Hallmark-Stratton, Aldermen Nell Finlay, Judy McKenzie.  Alderman Donna Hoffoss was absent.

The meeting was called to order and the invocation and pledge of allegiance were given.

Clerk, Dana James, called a Public Hearing to order to discuss amending the 2016-2017 budget of the Village of Dixie Inn, Dixie Inn, Louisiana.  No comments were made by those in attendance.  The clerk closed the Public Hearing and went back in to Special Session.  A motion was made by Nell Finlay to amend the 2016-2017 budget of the Village of Dixie Inn, Dixie Inn, La.  Motion was seconded by Judy McKenzie.  Vote on the motion was unanimous.  Clerk, Dana James, called a Public Hearing to order to discuss the 2017-2018 annual budget of the Village of Dixie Inn, Dixie Inn, Louisiana.  Mayor Kay Hallmark-Stratton said that we can amend the budget during the year if need.  No comments were made by those in attendance.  The clerk closed the Public Hearing and went back in to Special Session.  Ordinance number 119 was read to all by Mayor Stratton.  A motion was made by Judy McKenzie to adopt Ordinance Number 119, An Ordinance Adopting The Annual Budget Of Revenues, Expenditures, And Appropriation For The Village Of Dixie Inn, Dixie Inn, Louisiana in budget year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  Motion was seconded by Nell Finlay.  Vote on the motion was unanimous.  There were two yeas and no nays.

Chief James Edwards gave an updated report for McClanahan Park security cameras.  Chief Edwards requested to amend from the last council meeting the cost of $1,359.16 for the cameras to $1,800.00.  The security company has offered the Village the same items and the extra cost includes programming of cameras to existing computer system in office.  Chief Edwards said it will be easier for the company to connect the cameras and do the installation than the Village can do the installation.  A motion was made by Nell Finlay to amend the cost of security cameras and installation to $1800.00.  Motion was seconded by Judy McKenzie.

A motion was made by Nell Finlay that Village of Dixie Inn will pay holiday pay for officer on duty July 3, 2017 as the Village approved July 3, this year 2017 only, as a holiday.  The officer on duty will receive holiday pay for July 4, 2017 as well.  The motion was seconded by Judy McKenzie.

A motion was made by Nell Finlay to accept the service quote of $1698 from U.S. Underwater Services, LLC to inspect the water tanks which is a requirement by the state.  The motion was seconded by Judy McKenzie.  Vote on the motion was unanimous.

There being no further business, a motion to adjourn was made by Judy McKenzie and seconded by Nell Finlay.  Vote on the motion was unanimous.

ATTEST:

Kay Hallmark-Stratton
Mayor