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Town of Stonewall

 

November 14, 2023

TOWN OF STONEWALL - COUNCIL MEETING
1746 US HIGHWAY 171, STONEWALL, LOUISIANA 71078
NOVEMBER 14, 2023, 6:35 P.M.

 

The Stonewall Town Council met during a regular session with 3 visitors. A roll call was taken, Council Members present were Margaret Dickerson, Eric Runge, Robert Baker, Brandon Garsee, and Don Crosslin. Mayor Ken Kaffka was also present. Council Member Robert Baker was absent. Prayer was led by Council Member Eric Runge. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Margaret Dickerson.

 

ADDITION/DELETION:

PUBLIC COMMENT:

MINUTES: Motion to approve October 10, 2023, regular meeting minutes was made by Council Member Margaret Dickerson, seconded by Council Member Robert Baker. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS, 0 ABSENT. Motion carried.

REPORTS

(a) ROADS: None.

(b) BUDGET COMPARISON: Budget Comparison for July 1, 2023, through October 31, 2023, was reviewed and discussed. Council Member Brandon Garsee made a motion to accept as printed, seconded by Council Member Margaret Dickerson. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS, 0 ABSENT. Motion carried.

(c) OTHER: None.

(d) GRANTS: None.

(e) PARK: None.

(f) REIMBURSEMENT: Elizabeth Medoza, Reservation Fee. Discussion followed. Council Member Brandon Garsee made a motion to reimburse the reservation fee, seconded by Council Member Eric Runge. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS, 0 ABSENT. Motion carried.

OLD BUSINESS: None.

NEW BUSINESS:

a) Recommend the adoption of Ordinance Number 138-2023: AN ORDINANCE FOR THE REVOCATION OF DEDICATION OF “POST OFFICE LANE” WITHIN LOT 1 OF THE GOLDSBY BUSINESS PARK SUBDIVISION AS SHOWN ON GOLDSBY BUSINESS PARK MAP RECORDED IN THE DESOTO PARISH CONVEYANCE RECORDS AT BOOK 769, PAGE 803, ENTRY NO. 575452. Discussion followed. Council Member Eric Runge made a motion to adopt, seconded by Council Member Robert Baker. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS, 0 ABSENT. Motion carried.

b) Discuss and make a motion to renew surface lease agreement with Franklin Walker for property located at 1324 Hwy 171, Stonewall, Louisiana. Discussion followed. Council Member Brandon Garsee made a motion to not renew the surface lease and give Mr. Walker 3 months to move the building, seconded by Council Member Donnie Crosslin. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS, 0 ABSENT. Motion carried.

c) Recommend the adoption of Resolution Number 2023-120: A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN OF STONEWALL BOARD OF COUNCIL FOR THE ADOPTION OF THE TOWN OF STONEWALL CAFETERIA PLAN. Discussion followed. Council Member Brandon Garsee made a motion to approve, seconded by Council Member Robert Baker. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS, 0 ABSENT. Motion carried.

d) Recommend the adoption of Resolution Number 2023-121: A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN OF STONEWALL BOARD OF COUNCIL TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT WITH BALAR ENGINEERS FOR RAMBIN ROAD AND MIDDLETON ROAD IMPROVEMENTS. Discussion followed. Council Member Brandon Garsee made a motion to approve, seconded by Council Member Eric Runge. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS, 0 ABSENT. Motion carried.

 

Council Member Robert Baker made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Council Member Brandon Garsee. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS, 0 ABSENT. Motion carried.

Meeting adjourned: 6:53 pm

 

Signature on File                                              Signature on File                     

Ken Kaffka, Mayor                                           Shree’ Young, Town Clerk