• Town of Lake Providence
    201 Sparrow Street
    Lake Providence LA 71254
    November 16, 2017
    5:30 P.M.
    Regular Council Meeting Minutes
    The Mayor and Board of Aldermen met in regular session Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 5:30 P.M.
    Prayer was offered by Town Attorney Brister. Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Amacker.
    Roll call was as follows:
    Present: Alderman Meadows, Alderman Madere, Alderwoman McDaniel, Alderman Condrey
    Absent: Alderman Magee
    Town Attorney Brister was present.
    Motion by Alderman Condrey, seconded by Alderman Meadows to approve October 5, 2017, Special
    Council Meeting Minutes and October 19, 2017, Regular Council Meeting Minutes.
    Yeas: Alderman Meadows, McDaniel, Condrey, Madere
    Nays: None
    Absent: Alderman Magee
    Motion carried.
    Mayor Amacker stated that Finance Committee met earlier in the week and approved financial reports for
    the month ending October, 2017. He stated that financial reports are available to all board members for
    their review, and he reminded board members to contact him with any questions that they may have.
    Motion by Alderwoman McDaniel, seconded by Alderman Meadows to accept the resignation letter from
    Leroy Pitts, Jr., as Street/Sanitation Supervisor.
    Yeas: Alderman Meadows, McDaniel, Condrey, Madere
    Nays: None
    Absent: Alderman Magee
    Motion carried.
    Motion by Alderman Condrey, seconded by Alderman Meadows to hire Michael Britton as
    Street/Sanitation Supervisor with a ninety-day probationary period.
    Yeas: Alderman Meadows, McDaniel, Condrey, Madere
    Nays: None
    Absent: Alderman Magee
    Motion carried.
    Mr. Norm Davis with KLPM radio station presented a six- month update. He stated that the radio station
    is constantly making improvements. In September,2017 FEMA conducted a nationwide test of the
    Emergency Alert System. KLPM received the test, and was aired as required.
    Fire Chief Kendric Haley presented a fire report for the month of October, 2017.
    Motion by Alderman Madere, seconded by Alderman Condrey to approve the following alcoholic
    beverage permit licenses: Mr. Leland Jong d/b/a Jong’s Supervalu # 1, Mr. Connie Overby d/b/a The
    Market Place, Mr. Saleh Mohammed – Sparrow Street, Inc. d/b/a Hit-N-Git.
    Yeas: Alderman Meadows, McDaniel, Condrey, Madere
    Nays: None
    Absent: Alderman Magee
    Motion carried.
    Motion by Alderman Madere, seconded by Alderwoman McDaniel to approve an occupational license
    application for Mr. King B. Trieschmann, Jr., d/b/a Past Time Restoration.
    Yeas: Alderman Meadows, McDaniel, Condrey, Madere
    Nays: None
    Absent: Alderman Magee
    Motion carried.
    Motion by Alderman Madere, seconded by Alderman Condrey to add LaMesha Williams, Full Time Police
    Officer to the agenda.
    Yeas: Alderman Meadows, McDaniel, Condrey, Madere
    Nays: None
    Absent: Alderman Magee
    Motion carried.
    Motion by Alderman Madere, seconded by Alderman Condrey to approve the following as per Chief
    Threats recommendations:
    Hire Mr. Johnny Gulley – Full Time Dispatcher
    Hire Mr. Justin G. Sample, II – Full Time Officer
    Terminate LaMesha Williams – Full Time Officer
    Yeas: Alderman Meadows, McDaniel, Condrey, Madere
    Nays: None
    Absent: Alderman Magee
    Motion carried.
    Mayor Amacker stated that at this time the Town has not received notice of liability insurance on the
    DEED Building from Senator Charles Jones nor access to the building as required by the current lease
    agreement.
    Motion by Alderman Meadows, seconded by Alderman Condrey to enter into executive session for
    discussion of litigation – American Water & Wastewater Management, LLC #22,722 vs the Town of Lake
    Providence at approximately 5:50 P.M.
    Yeas: Alderman Meadows, McDaniel, Condrey, Madere
    Nays: None
    Absent: Alderman Magee
    Motion carried.
    Motion by Alderman Meadows, seconded by Alderman Condrey to enter back into regular session at
    approximately 6:01 P.M.
    Yeas: Alderman Meadows, McDaniel, Condrey, Madere
    Nays: None
    Absent: Alderman Magee
    Motion carried.
    No action was taken regarding litigation – American Water & Wastewater Management, LLC # 22,722 vs
    Town of Lake Providence
    Motion by Alderman Madere, seconded by Alderman Meadows to adjourn.
    Yeas: Alderman Meadows, McDaniel, Condrey, Madere
    Nays: None
    Absent: Alderman Magee
    Motion carried.
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    Robert N. Amacker, Jr., Mayor Lee Ann W. Clement, Certified Municipal Clerk