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Town of Stonewall

 

February 13, 2024

TOWN OF STONEWALL - COUNCIL MEETING
1746 US HIGHWAY 171, STONEWALL, LOUISIANA 71078
FEBRUARY 13, 2024, 6:30 P.M.
 

The Stonewall Town Council met during a regular session with 2 visitors. A roll call was taken, Council Members present were Robert Baker, Margaret Dickerson, Eric Runge, Brandon Garsee, and Don Crosslin. Mayor Ken Kaffka was also present. Prayer was led by Council Member Margaret Dickerson. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Robert Baker.

 

ADDITION/DELETION:

PUBLIC COMMENT:

MINUTES: Motion to approve January 09, 2024, 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 January 31, 2024, was reviewed and discussed. Council Member Margaret Dickerson made a motion to accept as printed, seconded by Council Member Robert Baker. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS, 0 ABSENT. Motion carried.

(c) OTHER: None.

(d) GRANTS: None.

(e) PARK: Mayor Kaffka mentioned the new shades were installed at the park over the swingset.

(f) REIMBURSEMENT: None.

OLD BUSINESS: None.

NEW BUSINESS:

a) Dees Gardener – discuss the yearly audit. Maura Gardener spoke with the Council regarding the Town’s yearly audit. Mrs. Gardener stated that the town had no finds.

b) Recommend amending the contract with Balar for road improvements to include an overlay of a portion of Sandpiper and adding rip-rap to three intersections. Discussion followed. Council Member Brandon Garsee made a motion to approve the amended contract, seconded by Council Member Eric Runge. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS, 0 ABSENT. Motion carried.

c) Adoption of Ordinance Number 140-2024: AMENDMENT TO ZONING ORDINANCE 95-08 AND RESTATED ZONING ORDINANCE 92-2018: AN ORDINANCE TO REZONE 37.439 ACRES FROM RESIDENTIAL-AGRICULTURE DISTRICT TO COMMERCIAL SC DISTRICT EXCLUDING THE FIRST 600 FEET FROM THE CENTERLINE OF HIGHWAY 3276 THAT IS CURRENTLY ZONED COMMERCIAL SC DISTRICT. Discussion followed. Council Member Brandon Garsee made a motion to adopt, seconded by Council Member Margaret Dickerson. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS, 0 ABSENT. Motion carried.

d) Recommend approving Subdivision Application forms for the Master Plan, Construction Plan, & Final Plat. Discussion followed. Council Member Don Crosslin made a motion to approve, seconded by Council Member Margaret Dickerson. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS, 0 ABSENT. Motion carried.

e) Recommend approving Act 393 ADA Meeting Compliance Policy. Discussion followed. Council Member Eric Runge made a motion to approve, seconded by Council Member Robert Baker. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS, 0 ABSENT. Motion carried.

f) Recommend the adoption of Resolution Number 2024-122: A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN OF STONEWALL APPROVING THE 2023-2024 APPLICATION TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM. Discussion followed. Council Member Brandon Garsee made a motion to adopt, seconded by Council Member Eric Runge. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS, 0 ABSENT. Motion carried.

g) Recommend the adoption of Resolution Number 2024-123: A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN OF STONEWALL APPROVING THE 2023-2024 APPLICATION TO THE COMMUNITY WATER ENRICHMENT FUND FOR THE NORTH DESOTO WATER SYSTEM. Discussion followed. Council Member Robert Baker made a motion to adopt, seconded by Council Member Don Crosslin. 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: 6:55 pm

 

Signature on File                                              Signature on File                     

Ken Kaffka, Mayor                                           Shree’ Young, Town Clerk