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DEADLINE NOTICE All persons or organizations placing legal advertisements, notices, minutes, etc., are here- by notified that deadlines for getting the material to the Natchitoches Times for publi- cation are as follows: for the THURSDAY paper the notice must be in the Times office BEFORE 4:00 p.m. Monday; and for the WEEK-END paper, the material must be in the Times office BEFORE 4:00 P.M. on Wednesday. PUBLIC NOTICES FOR 1-21-21 Request for Proposals Sealed proposals for the Red River Waterway Commission, Mowing for the years 2021, 2022, 2023, at Various Red River Waterway Commission Recreation Areas on the Red River in Louisiana will be received by the Red River Waterway Commission, locat- ed at 5941 Highway 1 Bypass, mailing address of P.O. Box 776, Natchitoches, LA 71458, until 2:00 p.m. January 28, 2021 at which time and place proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud. No pro- posals will be received after 2:00 p.m.. Covid-19 regula- tions will be strictly enforced during the proposal opening process Contracting Agency: Red River Waterway Commission Proposal Guaranty: none required Project Manager: Colin S. Brown, Executive Director Contact Person: Mike Boydstun, Operations & Maintenance Dir. No faxed or telecopied propos- als will be accepted. Specifications are available at the Commission office in Natchitoches or will be mailed to prospective bidders upon request (Tel. No. 1-800-874- 9431 or 318-352-7446). Each proposal shall be delivered in a sealed envelope marked “Mowing Proposals for Red River Waterway Commission Recreation Areas-Date January 28, 2021. “ This contract will be a single contract for all eight facilities. No proposal pack- ages will be handed out later than 48 hours before the pro- posal opening. Successful bidder must furnish a list of mowing clients prior to award of the work demonstrating that the company has at least three years of commercial mowing experience. The contract will be awarded to the lowest responsible bid- der without discrimination on grounds of race, color, sex or national origin. The Red River Waterway Commission reserves the right to reject any and all proposals. The parks included in this proposal are as follows: Coushatta, Red Oak Lake, Grand Ecore, Grand Ecore RV Park, Red River Waterway Commission Headquarters Building, St. Maurice, Natchitoches and Montgomery Rec Sites Please call the telephone numbers shown above to receive the actual bid infor- mation or email mikeboyd- stun@redriverwaterway.co m #19-21 1/9, 14, 21 *** BID INVITATION DATE: January 11, 2021 FROM: City of Natchitoches Purchasing Department 1400 Sabine Street Natchitoches, LA 71457 BID NO. 0634 BID TITLE: Caustic Soda - Water Treatment Plant SEALED BID PROPOSALS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL 2PM, February 11, 2021 AT THE OFFICE OF EDD LEE, DIRECTOR OF PURCHAS- ING, 1400 SABINE STREET, NATCHITOCHES, LA 71457. FOR ADDITIONAL INFOR- MATION CONTACT THE FOLLOWING: You may bid online by logging into: www.bidexpress.com For any questions about using the site please call the help number 888-352-BIDX (2439) Edd Lee DIRECTOR OF PURCHAS- ING (318) 357-3824 #26-21 1/14, 21, 28. *** NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION Pursuant to the pro- visions of a resolution adopted by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Village of Goldonna, State of Louisiana (the "Governing Authority"), acting as the governing author- ity of the Village of Goldonna, State of Louisiana (the "Village"), on November 9, 2020, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a special election will be held within the Village on SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 2021 , and that at the said election there will be submitted to all registered voters in the Village qualified and entitled to vote at the said election under the Constitution and Laws of the State of Louisiana and the Constitution of the United States, the following proposition, to-wit: PROPOSITION (SALES TAX) Shall the Village of Goldonna, State of Louisiana (the "Village”), under the applica- ble provisions of Louisiana law, be authorized to levy and collect a tax of one percent (1%) (the "Tax"), for a period of 10 years, beginning July 1, 2021, upon the sale at retail, the use, the lease or rental, the consumption, and the storage for use or consumption, of tan- gible personal property and on sales of services in the Village, all as defined by law (an esti- mated $18,589 reasonably expected at this time to be col- lected from the levy of the Tax for an entire year), with the proceeds of the Tax (after pay- ing the reasonable and neces- sary expenses of collecting and administering the Tax) to be dedicated and used for mainte- nance, repair and improvement of roads, including attendant drainage and traffic controls therein, of the Village to the extent and in the manner per- mitted by the laws of Louisiana? The said special election shall be held at the polling place for the following precinct, which poll will open at seven o'clock (7:00) a.m. and close at eight o'clock (8:00) p.m., in accordance with the provisions of La. R.S. 18:541, to wit: PRECINCT 02-03 The polling place for the precinct set forth above is hereby designated as the polling place at which to hold the said election, and the Commissioner-in-Charge and Commissioners, respectively, shall be those persons desig- nated according to law. The estimated cost of this election as determined by the Secretary of State based upon the provisions of Chapter 8-A of Title 18 and actual costs of similar elections is $5,000. The said special election will be held in accor- dance with the applicable pro- visions of Chapter 5, Chapter 6-A and Chapter 6-B of Title 18 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended, and other constitutional and statutory authority, and the officers appointed to hold the said election, as provided in this Notice of Special Election, or such substitutes therefor as may be selected and designated in accordance with La. R.S. 18:1287, will make due returns thereof to said Governing Authority, and NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that the Governing Authority will meet at its regular meeting place, the Goldonna Village Office, 3159 Main Avenue, Goldonna, Louisiana, on MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2021, at SIX O'CLOCK (6:00) P.M. , and shall then and there in open and public session pro- ceed to examine and canvass the returns and declare the result of the said special elec- tion. All registered voters of the Village are entitled to vote at said special election and vot- ing machines will be used. THUS DONE AND SIGNED at Goldonna, Louisiana, on this, the 9th day of November, 2020. ATTEST: /s/ Jennifer Smith Mayor /s/ Candace Paul Clerk #36-21 1/21, 28 & 2/4, 11 *** THE February 10, 2021 MINERAL LEASE SALE NOTICE OF PUBLICATION OFFICE OF MINERAL RESOURCES ON BEHALF OF THE STATE MINERAL AND ENERGY BOARD FOR THE STATE OF LOUISIANA BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA 70821 Notice is hereby given in conformity with La. R.S. 30:126 that sealed bids will be received in the Office of Mineral Resources, LaSalle Office Building, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (P. O. Box 2827, Baton Rouge, LA 70821) on or before 12:00 noon on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 for a lease to explore, drill for and produce oil, gas and any other liquid or gaseous minerals in solu- tion and produced with oil or gas on the following described tracts (Tract Nos. 45395 through 45399, inclusive). The sealed bids shall be opened publicly on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 in the LaSalle Office Building, 617 N. 3rd Street, Capitol Complex, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The descriptions for the Tract(s) nomi- nated below were, for the purpose of acquiring a mineral lease(s) or a geo- physical agreement(s), provided and corrected exclusively by the nominating party. Therefore, any mineral lease(s) or geophysical agreement(s) awarded by the Louisiana State Mineral and Energy Board (Mineral Board) from the Tract(s) listed below are without war- ranty of any kind, either express, implied or statutory including, but not limited to, title or the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a par- ticular purpose. An error or omission in the nominating party’s Tract description may require that a State mineral lease(s) or geophys- ical agreement(s) be modified, canceled or abrogated due to the existence of con- flicting leases, operating agreements, private claims or other future obliga- tions or conditions within the Tract(s) described. In such case, however, the Mineral Board shall not be obligated to refund any consideration paid by the Lessee prior to such modification, can- cellation or abrogation including, but not limited to, bonuses, rentals and roy- alties. Tract(s) available for leasing may be sit- uated in the Louisiana Coastal Zone as defined in Act 361 of the Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature of 1978 (promulgated as LSA-R. S. 49:213) and may be subject to the guidelines and regulations promulgated by the Office of Coastal Management of the Department of Natural Resources for operations in the Coastal Zone. Further, in accordance with Article XII, Section 10 of the Constitution of Louisiana, and notwithstanding any lan- guage herein to the contrary, any miner- al rights granted by the Mineral and Energy Board to the tract(s) advertised herein are subject to the surface usage for integrated coastal protection or hur- ricane and flood protection projects pro- mulgated, funded and effected through the State of Louisiana, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, the Louisiana Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration, and the Department of Natural Resources and its divisions, whether solely or in conjunction with other state, local or federal governmental agencies or with private individuals or entities. Bids may be for the whole or any par- ticularly described portion of the land advertised, but no bids will be accepted that does not equal the Minimum Royalty as set forth in La. R.S. 30:127 or which are not in compliance with the provisions of Sub-part A of Chapter 2, Title 30 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended, other applicable laws or the guidelines estab- lished by the Board through the Office of Mineral Resources. The Minimum Royalty is not to be construed as an amount acceptable to the Mineral Board, it being the policy of the Mineral Board to reject any bid which does not reflect tract potential. The Board con- siders bonus, royalty percentage, and also compares royalty granted to landowners in the area. Multiple portion bids on the same tract may be accepted by the Mineral Board, even though they overlap. In the case of overlapping portion bids on the same tract, each of which is otherwise accept- able to the State, the Mineral Board has the sole discretion, to determine which one of the multiple bids on the same tract is most advantageous and in the best interest of the State. The Mineral Board may base it decision on factors such as but not limited to the royalty, per acre cash payment, bonus, any addi- tional consideration. The selected bid, (referred to as “Bid A”), will be given priority in having a lease issued. The Mineral Board will also indicate the acceptability of other portion bids on the same tract, if any, in the order of their acceptance (referred to respectively as “Bid B”, “Bid C”, etc.). Once the plat of “Bid A” ‘s portion has been rendered as accurately as possible, “Bid B” will be contacted and given an option to take a lease on the remaining portion of his portion bid acreage not overlapping “Bid A” ‘s bid portion, at “Bid B’ ‘s per acre bid price (both as to bonus and rental); and thereafter, each successive bidder whose bid is otherwise accept- able will be given the option to take a lease on whatever portion remains of his portion bid acreage at his respective per acre bid price, less and except any prior portion bid acreage on which the suc- cessful bidder has opted to take a lease. The Mineral and Energy Board does not obligate itself to accept any bid, and that acceptance is at the sole discretion of the Mineral Board which reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to grant a lease on any portion of the tract adver- tised and to withdraw the remainder of the tract. Refer to the “Notice of Publication” for the general guidelines, minimum requirements, and additional notes asso- ciated with each tract advertised. The “Notice of Publication” can be found at: http://www.dnr.louisiana.gov/index.c fm/page/1454. The rights to geothermal resources, free sulphur, potash, lignite, salt and other solid minerals are to be exclud- ed from any oil or gas mineral lease and any bid purporting to include those rights will be disregarded as to the extent of those rights only. If you require accommodations due to a disability in order to attend or partici- pate in a meeting, please notify the Office of Mineral Resources at P.O. Box 2827, Baton Rouge, LA 70821- 2827 or 225-342-4615 at least two (2) working days before the meeting date. The State Mineral and Energy Board approved a new State Lease Form at the October 9, 2019 meeting. The new lease form will apply to all leases awarded beginning with the December 2019 Lease Sale. Additionally, the Royalty Reduction Program that was adopted by the Board at its July 10, 2019 meeting, will be effective beginning with the leases granted at the December 2019 Lease Sale. INLAND TRACTS (Tract Nos. 45395 through 45398 inclusive, herein can- not specify a lease primary term exceeding three (3) years). TRACT 45396 - De Soto Natchitoches and Red River Parishes, Louisiana All of the lands now or formerly consti- tuting the beds and bottoms of all water bodies of every nature and description as to which title is vested in the State of Louisiana, together with all islands aris- ing therein and other lands formed by accretion or by reliction, where allowed by law, excepting tax adjudicated lands, and not presently under mineral lease on February 10, 2021, situated in De Soto Natchitoches and Red River Parishes, Louisiana, and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the Northeast corner of State Lease No. 21854 having Coordinates of X = 1,739,946.86 and Y = 456,031.56; thence North 89 degrees 33 minutes 44 seconds West 5,297.06 feet along the north boundary of said State Lease No. 21854 to its Northwest corner having Coordinates of X = 1,734,649.96 and Y = 456,072.03; thence West 5,104.44 feet to a point on the east boundary of State Lease No. 21981 having Coordinates of X = 1,729,545.52 and Y = 456,072.03; thence North 5,597.97 feet along the east boundary of said State Lease No. 21981 to its Northeast corner and a point on the south boundary of State Lease No. 20424 having Coordinates of X = 1,729,545.52 and Y = 461,670.00; thence East 5,102.27 feet along the south boundary of said State Lease No. 20424 to its Southeast corner and the Southwest corner of the southern por- tion of State Lease No. 19839, as amended having Coordinates of X = 1,734,647.79 and Y = 461,670.00; thence continue East 5,292.21 feet along the south boundary of said State Lease No. 19839 to its Southeast corner hav- ing Coordinates of X = 1,739,940.00 and Y = 461,670.00; thence South 00 degrees 04 minutes 11 seconds East 5,638.45 feet to the point of beginning containing approximately 19 acres. TRACT 45397 - Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana All of the lands now or formerly consti- tuting the beds and bottoms of all water bodies of every nature and description as to which title is vested in the State of Louisiana, together with all islands aris- ing therein and other lands formed by accretion or by reliction, where allowed by law, excepting tax adjudicated lands, and not presently under mineral lease on February 10, 2021, situated in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the Southwest corner of State Lease No. 21854 having Coordinates of X = 1,734,518.07 and Y = 445,408.59; thence West 4,972.55 feet to a point having Coordinates of X = 1,729,545.52 and Y = 445,408.59; thence North 5,363.96 feet to the Southeast corner of State Lease No. 21981 having Coordinates of X = 1,729,545.52 and Y = 450,772.55; thence continue North 5,299.48 feet along the east boundary of said State Lease No. 21981 to a point having Coordinates of X = 1,729,545.52 and Y = 456,072.03; thence East 5,104.44 feet to the Northwest corner of said State Lease No. 21854 having Coordinates of X = 1,734,649.96 and Y = 456,072.03; thence South 00 degrees 42 minutes 31 seconds West 10,664.25 feet along the west boundary of said State Lease No. 21854 to its Southwest corner and the point of beginning containing approxi- mately 7 acres. #35-21 1/21 *** Village of Ashland Minutes of Meeting January 7, 2021 The Village of Ashland Town Council met in regular session at the Ashland Town Hall on January 7, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. Juanita Calhoun offered a motion to accept the reading of the December 2020 minutes, Morris Chesser seconded, motion carried. Juanita Calhoun offered a motion to accept the reading of the December 2020 financial reports, Morris Chesser sec- onded, motion carried. Morris Chesser offered a motion to adjourn, Juanita Calhoun seconded, motion car- ried. PRESENT: Mayor Horn, Morris Chesser, Juanita Calhoun, Misty Quick ABSENT: Dorle Hayes ATTEST: Misty Quick, Clerk #37-21 1/21 *** - 1 - REDOAK LAKE AND KING HILL FIELDS 21-59 and 21-60 LEGAL NOTICE STATE OF LOUISIANA, OFFICE OF CONSERVA- TION, BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA. In accordance with the laws of the State of Louisiana, and with particular reference to the provisions of Title 30 of Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, a public hearing will be held in the Hearing Room, 1st Floor, LaSalle Building, 617 North 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, at 9:00 a.m. on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2021, upon the application of INDIGO MINERALS LLC. At such hearing the Commissioner of Conservation will consider evidence relative to the issuance of Orders per- taining to the following matters relating to the Haynesville Zone, Reservoir A, in the Redoak Lake and King Hill Fields, Red River and Natchitoches Parishes, Louisiana. 1. To recognize and confirm Indigo Minerals LLC’s Russ 1&36-10HC No. 1 Alt. Well as a cross unit horizontal alternate unit well for HA RA SUR in the King Hill Field and HA RA SUL in the Redoak Lake Field at its as-drilled location as shown on the plat submitted with the application, in lieu of one of the cross unit horizontal wells approved by Office of Conservation Order Nos. 1243- C-12 and 948-C-30, effective May 5, 2020. 2. To find that the proposed alternate unit well is necessary to efficiently and economically drain a portion of the Haynesville Zone, Reservoir A, underlying the unit, which cannot be efficiently and eco- nomically drained by any existing well on such unit. 3. Except insofar as set forth above, to confirm and continue in full force and effect the pro- visions of Order No. 1243-C, effective January 6, 2009, as amended and supplemented by the 1243-C Series of Orders, Order No. 948-C, effective June 2, 2009, as amended and supplemented by the 948-C Series of Orders, the units cre- ated thereby, and of all applic- able Statewide Orders. 4. To consider such other mat- ters as may be pertinent. The Haynesville Zone, Reservoir A, in the King Hill Field, was defined in Order No. 1243-C, effective January 6, 2009. The Haynesville Zone, Reservoir A, in the Redoak Lake Field, was defined in Order No. 948-C, effective June 2, 2009. A plat is available for inspection in the Office of Conservation in Baton Rouge and Shreveport , Louisiana. http://dnr.louisiana.gov/con- shearings All parties having interest therein shall take notice thereof. BY ORDER OF: RICHARD P. IEYOUB COMMISSIONER OF CONSERVATION Baton Rouge, LA 1/14/21;1/19/21 S lck IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE AT THE HEARING, PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE OF CONSERVA- T I O N - E N G I N E E R I N G DIVISION AT P.O. BOX 94275, BATON ROUGE, LA 70804-9275 IN WRITING WITHIN TEN (10) WORK- ING DAYS OF THE HEAR- ING DATE. #38-21 1/21 *** PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING OF NATCHITOCHES PARISH SCHOOL BOARD MEETING ON JANUARY 7, 2021 A public meeting was held at the Natchitoches Parish School Board on January 7, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Natchitoches Parish School Board Office, 310 Royal Street, Natchitoches, Louisiana. Upon roll call, the following members and Superintendent Dr. Grant Eloi, were present: Emile Metoyer, Billy Benefield, Eugean Garner, Steven Harris, Rhonda Guidroz, Beverly Broadway, Dorothy McGaskey, Tan’Keia Palmer and Reba Phelps. Absent from the meeting were Russell Danzy and Katrina Willis. The meeting was called to order by Board President, Billy Benefield Jr., followed by an invocation by Mrs. Rhonda Guidroz and Pledge of Allegiance by Mr. Eugean Garner. At Tuesday’s Committee Meeting, Superintendent Eloi gave an update on COVID, next year’s school calendar, the Strategic Plan, NSU Initiatives, the ECCO Contract and the MLK Head Start building. At Thursday’s meeting, he provid- ed updates on upcoming inclement weather for the parish and how it would affect school at the start of the next week. Dr. Eloi also mentioned that NPSB employees would have the opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. A moment of silence was observed for all those that the system loss in the year 2020. Under New Business, Mr. Lee Waskom read the following public announcement: “Notice is hereby given that at its meeting to be held on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. at its regular meeting place, the Parish School Board Office, Board Room, 310 Royal Street, Natchitoches, Louisiana, the Parish School Board of the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana, plans to consider adopting a resolution ordering and calling elections to be held in (i) Consolidated School District No. 8 of the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana, and (ii) Consolidated School District No. 10 of the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana, to authorize the renewal of ad valorem taxes therein.” At Thursday’s meeting, the board elected a new Board President and Vice President. Current President, Billy Benefield, Jr. opened the floor for nominations for President of Natchitoches Parish School Board for 2021. Mr. Metoyer nominated Mr. Steven Harris for 2021 Board President. Ms. Palmer offered a second to the nomination. There were no other nominations. Upon roll call, the following votes were recorded. YEAS: Emile Metoyer, Billy Benefield, Eugean Garner, Steven Harris, Rhonda Guidroz, Beverly Broadway, Dorothy McGaskey, Tan’Keia Palmer and Reba Phelps. NAYS: NONE. ABSENT: Russell Danzy and Katrina Willis. Mr. Steven Harris was unanimous- ly elected NPSB Board President for 2021. Mr. Harris then opened the floor for nominations for Vice President of Natchitoches Parish School Board for 2021. Mr. Metoyer nominated Ms. Reba Phelps for 2021 Board Vice President. Mrs. McGaskey offered a second to the nomination. There were no other nominations. Upon roll call, the following votes were recorded. YEAS: Emile Metoyer, Billy Benefield, Eugean Garner, Steven Harris, Rhonda Guidroz, Beverly Broadway, Dorothy McGaskey, Tan’Keia Palmer and Reba Phelps. NAYS: NONE. ABSENT: Russell Danzy and Katrina Willis. Ms. Reba Phelps was unanimously elected NPSB Board Vice President for 2021. A motion was made by Mr. Garner to accept the following Consent Agenda. Mr. Metoyer offered a second to the motion. Upon unanimous consent from the board, the motion passed: 1. Adoption of Agenda. 2. Approval of Minutes of December 3, 2020 3. FINANCE ITEMS a. Payment of Bills: b. Out of State Travel c. School Bus Routes Changes: d. Purchase of Buses: e. Advertisements: 1. Permission to advertise for bids: (a) E-Rate Category 2 Products and Services for 2021-22. f. Resignations: g. Retirements: h. Requests for Leave: i. Termination: The Finance Report was pre- sented by Mr. Billy Benefield Jr., in the absence of Mr. Russell Danzy. Mr. Benefield offered items 2- 6 of the Finance Report (Transportation, Tax Commission, Budget Update, Maintenance and School Food Service Reports) as one motion. Mr. Metoyer offered a second to the motion. All reports were unanimously approved by all members pre- sent at the meeting. A motion was made by Mr. Metoyer to approve the distrib- ution of a one-time MFP appropriations in the amount of $583 for certified personnel and $300 for all other support personnel. The motion was accompanied by a second from Mr. Garner. The following roll call votes were recorded. YEAS: Emile Metoyer, Billy Benefield, Eugean Garner, Steven Harris, Rhonda Guidroz, Beverly Broadway, Dorothy McGaskey, Tan’Keia Palmer and Reba Phelps. NAYS: NONE. ABSENT: Russell Danzy and Katrina Willis. The motion passed. The Personnel Report was pre- sented by Mrs. Linda Page. A motion was made by Mr. Garner to accept the Personnel Update as presented. Mrs. Guidroz offered a second to the motion. All members present, unanimously approved. A motion was made by Mr. Garner to approve the addition of a new Benefits Manager/Payroll Assistant. The motion was seconded by Ms. Phelps. After some dis- cussion, Mr. Benefield offered a motion to amend the item to change the title to Benefits Coordinator/Payroll Assistant. The amendment received a second from Mr. Garner. The following roll call votes were recorded. YEAS: Emile Metoyer, Billy Benefield, Eugean Garner, Steven Harris, Rhonda Guidroz, Beverly Broadway, Dorothy McGaskey, and Reba Phelps. NAYS: NONE. ABSENT: Russell Danzy, Katrina Willis Tan’Keia Palmer. The motion to amend passed. A motion was then made by Mr. Benefield to approve the addition of a new Benefits Coordinator/Payroll Assistant position. Mr. Garner offered a second to the motion. The fol- lowing roll call votes were recorded. YEAS: Emile Metoyer, Billy Benefield, Eugean Garner, Steven Harris, Rhonda Guidroz, Beverly Broadway, Dorothy McGaskey, Tan’Keia Palmer and Reba Phelps. NAYS: NONE. ABSENT: Russell Danzy and Katrina Willis. The motion passed. The Executive Report was pre- sented by Ms. Phelps. A motion was made by Mr. Metoyer to approve the NPSB Strategic Plan as presented. Mrs. Broadway offered a sec- ond to the motion. Upon unan- imous consent from all mem- bers present, the motion passed. The board received an update from Mr. Waskom on Thursday, regarding the NCHS parking lot and lighting repairs. Ms. Phelps read the Natchitoches Parish School Board Resolution: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., proclaiming the week of January 1, 2021, as a time for teachers and students to con- duct special studies of Dr. King’s life and achievements, and to safely engage in service activities throughout the Natchitoches Parish School District, virtually or in-person while maintaining social dis- tancing, the wearing of masks, and adhering to any CDC guidelines and recommenda- tions. A motion was made by Mr. Metoyer to accept and approve the resolution. Mrs. Broadway offered a second to the motion. The resolution passed with unanimous con- sent from all board members present at the meeting. A motion was made by Ms. Phelps to approve the calendar amendments for loss of min- utes due to hurricanes. Mrs. McGaskey offered a second to the motion. Upon unanimous consent from all members pre- sent at the meeting, the motion passed. Public Notices FOR MORE PUBLICATIONS AROUND THE STATE GO TO: www.publicnoticeads.com/LA Thursday Edition, January 21, 2021 THE NATCHITOCHES TIMES 13A

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