Sullivan: About 25 homes received flood damage

Brandie Richardson @B_lifestyles
Mayor Leroy Sullivan

The 2016-17 induction ceremony for the Mayor's Youth Advisory Council was held Aug. 23 during the regular city council meeting where 11 high school students from Ascension Catholic and Donaldsonville High School were sworn in by State Representative Ed Price and Mayor Leroy Sullivan. Each MYAC member will serve a one-year term from August to June.

This years members arePresident Tamiko Stroud, Vice President Katilyn Williams, Secretary/Treasurer Whitney Baker, Parliamentarian Paige Joseph, Sgt. At Arms Darell Honora, Social Media Director Kerrionne Brown, Audit Director Nina Smith and Commissioners Jalon Chatman, Micah Daggs, Aliyah Winfrey and Renniayah Micken.

Sullivan announced that a FEMA representative will be at City Hall on Sept. 1 at 2 p.m. to answer any questions residents may have pertaining to the recent flood. The representative will cover topics such as the process and procedures for individual assistance, flood insurance, the public assistance process and a q&a.

The Mayor said he estimates around 25 homes in Donaldsonville sustained damage from the flood, in which the city received roughly 16 inches of water over a three day period.

A resolution was passed for approval not to exceed $500,000 sales tax bond for bond commission approval for the road project.

Three invoices from GSA were approved in the total amount of $3,756, along with an invoice from Terracon Consultants for $2,115 and to SJB Group in the amount of $1,412.88.