NEWS

City Council revisits Halloween

Brandie Richardson @B_Lifestyles
Donaldsonville City Council

     DONALDSONVILLE – The regular council meeting was held on Nov. 24. A vote was approved to appoint Jeffery Dean to the Historic District Commission.

     The monthly GSA report was given, which stated that the W. Seventh St. project was completed and final payments were made, the control panel at pump station 8 was completed, the LCBDG road project was submitted by Thomas Keen and the contractor in charge of the Levee Top project agreed to extend the bid for an extra 30 days for the city.

     The council agreed to give Mayor Leroy Sullivan the authority to sign the Intergovernmental Agreement with the Donaldsonville Housing Authority once it is drawn up by the city attorney.

     The council approved to adopt Ordinance 2015-13, which amends the fourth supplemental bond ordinance adopted on Aug. 11, authorizing the city to borrow not exceeding $2.5 million of taxable sewer revenue bonds.

     A resolution regarding Taxable Sewer Revenue Bonds was passed. The resolution, 2015-37, states that a resolution finding and determining that no petition has been filed objecting and no verbal objection was received regarding the proposed issuance of not exceeding $656,000 of Taxable Sewer Revenue Bonds, authorizing city officials to proceed with the preparation of the documents required for the issuance of such bonds.

     The council introduced a new ordinance regarding Halloween date, hours and age limit. The new ordinance, if approved, will state that Halloween will be on Oct. 31 of each year, except if it falls on a Sunday, then it will be on the Saturday before from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will be for children under 13. A public hearing will be held for the ordinance at the Dec. 8 meeting.