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PUBLIC NOTICES FOR 04-22-21 NOTICE OF INTRODUC- TION OF AN ORDINANCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following enti- tled ordinance was introduced at a meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Village of Goldonna, State of Louisiana, on April 12, 2021 and laid over for publication of notice: ORDINANCE “An ordinance providing for the levy within the Village of Goldonna, State of Louisiana, effective July 1, 2021, of a one percent (1%) sales and use tax (the "Tax") upon the sale at retail, the use, the lease or rental, the consumption, and the storage for use or consump- tion, of tangible personal prop- erty and upon the sale of ser- vices in said Village and for the assessment, collection, pay- ment thereof and the dedication of the proceeds of said Tax and the purpose for which the pro- ceeds of the Tax may be expended, said Tax having been authorized at a special election held in the Village on March 20, 2021.” NOTICE IS HEREBY FUR- THER GIVEN that the Mayor and Board of Aldermen will meet on Monday, May 10, 2021, at five-thirty o'clock (5:30) p.m., at the Goldonna Village Office, 3159 Main Avenue, Goldonna, Louisiana, at which time there will be a public hearing on the adoption of the aforesaid ordinance. /s/ Jennifer Smith Mayor /s/ Candace Paul Clerk 101-21 4/22 *** LEGAL DESCRIPTION PARCEL#0011434811 LOT 30 FT FRONT ALONG E SIDE T & P RWY., BY 20 FT DEEP, N BY DAVIS, E BY RUBIN S BY HENRY JUST E OF T & P RWY. & S OF CONTINUA- TION OF PRIMROSE AVE. NOTE: CB 408/407 SOLD FOR 1984 PARISH TAXES CB 498/158 CB 521/596 - 1996 CITY TAX SALE (AKBAR ENTER- PRISES, INC.) CB 539/374 - 1998 CITY TAX SALE (CALVIN JOHNSON) 123-21 4/17,4/22,4/24,4/29 *** LEGAL DESCRIPTION - PARCEL#0011042700 UND. 90% INTEREST IN: LOT 5 & N 1/2 OF LOT 4 OF MARIAMPOL SUBD. NOTE 121-21 4/17,4/22,4/24,4/29 *** LEGAL DESCRIPTION - PARCEL#0011387000 LOT 10 & WEST 4 FT. 5 INCHES OF LOT 1 l BLK M OF EAST NATCHITOCHES NOTE: CB 415/815; 438/430 122-21 4/17,4/22,4/24,4/29 *** NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the City of Natchitoches Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at the Natchitoches City Council Chambers, 716 Second Street Natchitoches, Louisiana, on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (Live Stream City of Natchitoches YouTube and Facebook pages) All interested persons are invited to attend to offer comments, if any, to the following application: Applicant: Walter Durr For variances at the follow- ing location: Lot E Side Washington St., N By Williamson, E By Cane River Lake, S by Ravine. (1041 Washington St.) Variance requested: Variance of 3 foot of the required 3 feet minimum fence height of the required front yard. Reason: To install a wrought iron fence. Advertise (3) Times: April 22, 24, & 29, 2021 Shontrell Roque, Planning & Zoning Director 124-21 4/22,4/24,4/29 *** NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the City of Natchitoches Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at the Natchitoches City Council Chambers located at 716 Second Street Natchitoches, Louisiana, on Tuesday, May 4th, at 5:00 p.m. (Live Stream City of Natchitoches YouTube and Facebook pages). All inter- ested persons are invited to attend to offer comments, if any, to the following applica- tion: Applicant: Julius Armstrong Jr. To subdivide the following: Lots 1, 2, and 3, Block 4 of Pinecrest Addition (1242 Dixie St.) Reason: For Residential Development Advertise (3) Time: April 22, 24 & 29, 2021_ Shontrell Roque, Planning & Zoning Director 125-21 4/22,4/24,4/29 *** NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the City of Natchitoches Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at the Natchitoches City Council Chambers, 716 Second Street Natchitoches, Louisiana, on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (Live Stream City of Natchitoches YouTube and Facebook pages) All interested persons are invited to attend to offer comments, if any, to the following application: Applicant: Louis & Sherry Whitelow To request a variance at the following: Lots 1 and 2, Block E of East Natchitoches, Less South 45 Feet of Both Lots (401 Henry Ave.) Variance Requested: Variance of 25’ of the 25-foot corner yard setback. Reason: To replace a carport Advertise (3) Times: April 22, 24, & 29, 2021 Shontrell Roque, Planning & Zoning Director 126 -21 4/22,4/24,4/29 *** NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the City of Natchitoches Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at the Natchitoches City Council Chambers, 716 Second Street Natchitoches, Louisiana, on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (Live Stream City of Natchitoches YouTube and Facebook pages) All interested persons are invited to attend to offer comments, if any, to the following application: Applicant: Ardian Marevci To rezone the following: Lot 5 of Broadmoor Subdivision Unit # 2, Less 0.011 Acre to Highway Department Romo Italian Restaurant (109 South Dr.) From: B-3 Commercial to additional B-A zoning Reason: For consumption on premises Advertise (3) Times: April 22, 24, & 29, 2021 For more information about this application contact the Planning & Zoning Office at 318-357-3840 or visit the office at 700 Second St. Natchitoches, LA 71457 Shontrell Roque, Planning & Zoning Director 127-21 4/22,4/24,4/29 *** ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given that the Natchitoches Parish School Board will receive sealed bids from LA licensed general con- tractors until 11:00 A.M. Thursday, May 20, 2021, for: JOB #2021-07 REROOFING OF MAIN BUILDING AT GOLDONNA ELEMEN- TARY- JR. HIGH SCHOOL GOLDONNA, LOUISIANA Bids will be accepted until the date and time specified and will be publicly opened and read aloud at that time in the School Board’s Office, 310 Royal Street, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71457. All submittal packages will be stamped or marked to acknowledge timely receipt. Sole responsibility for proper mailing or delivery of any bid in compliance with this advertisement is that of the bid- der. Bids received after the date and time of opening will not be considered. A non-mandatory Pre-bid Conference will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at the project site: Goldonna Elementary - Jr. High School, 248 Ash St., Goldonna, LA 71031. Bidders must check in at the office. All bids must be accompa- nied by bid security equal to five percent (5%) of the base bid and all alternates and must be in the form of a certified check, cashier's check or bid bond written by a company licensed to do business in the State of Louisiana. Complete bid documents may be obtained from Yeager, Watson & Associates, LLC., Architects, 118 S. Trenton St., Ruston, LA 71270-4432, (318) 202-5708, upon receipt of deposit of $100.00 for each set of documents. The deposit is fully-refundable to all plan holders upon return of the doc- uments, in good condition, no later than fifteen (15) days after receipt of bids. The deposits for all other sets of documents will not be refunded. Bid-related materials and electronic sub- mittal of bids may be found at: W W W . C E N T R A L B I D - DING.COM. For questions relating to the electronic bid- ding process, please call Central Bidding at (225) 810- 4814. Electronic bid documents are also available for a pur- chase price of $20 from the architect’s office or by mem- bership to following Plan Rooms: LAGC, ConstructConnect, Dodge, or ISqFt. The Natchitoches Parish School Board is an equal opportunity agency dedicated to a policy of non-discrimina- tion regarding Title VI, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The Natchitoches Parish School Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. /s/ Grant Eloi /t/ Grant Eloi, Secretary Treasurer Natchitoches Parish School Board Publication Dates: 22 April 2021 29 April 2021 06 May 2021 128-21 4/22,4/29,5/6 *** NOTICE OF INTRODUC- TION OF AN ORDINANCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following entitled ordinance was introduced at a meeting of the Parish Council of the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana, acting as the governing authority of Sales Tax District No. 1 of the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana, on April 19, 2021 and laid over for publication of notice: ORDINANCE “An ordinance providing for the levy within Sales Tax District No. 1 of the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana, effective July 1, 2021, of a one percent (1%) sales and use tax upon the sale at retail, the use, the lease or rental, the consumption, and the storage for use or consump- tion, of tangible personal prop- erty and upon the sale of ser- vices in said District, providing for the assessment, collection, payment thereof and the dedi- cation of the proceeds of said tax and the purpose for which the proceeds of the tax may be expended, such tax having been authorized at a special election held in said District on April 24, 2021.” NOTICE IS HEREBY FUR- THER GIVEN that the Parish Council of the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana, acting as the govern- ing authority of Sales Tax District No. 1 of the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana will meet on Monday, May 17, 2021, at five- thirty o'clock (5:30) p.m., at the Large Courtroom, 2nd Floor Courthouse, 200 Church Street, Natchitoches, Louisiana, at which time there will be a pub- lic hearing on the adoption of the aforesaid ordinance. /s/ Chris Paige Chairman /s/ Sheryl Frederick Council Clerk The following ordinance having been introduced at a meeting held on April 19, 2021, notice of its introduction hav- ing been published in the offi- cial journal and a public hear- ing having been held in connec- tion therewith on this date, was offered for final adoption by and seconded ORDINANCE NO. 010- 2021 An ordinance providing for the levy within Sales Tax District No. 1 of the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana, effective July 1, 2021, of a one percent (1%) sales and use tax upon the sale at retail, the use, the lease or rental, the consumption, and the storage for use or consump- tion, of tangible personal prop- erty and upon the sale of ser- vices in said District, providing for the assessment, collection, payment thereof and the dedi- cation of the proceeds of said tax and the purpose for which the proceeds of the tax may be expended, such tax having been authorized at a special election held in said District on April 24, 2021. WHEREAS, under the pro- visions of Article VI, Section 30 of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana of 1974, and other constitutional and statuto- ry authority and an election held on April 24, 2021, the Sales Tax District No. 1 of the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana (the "District"), act- ing through the Parish Council of the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana, as its gov- erning authority (the "Governing Authority"), is authorized to levy and collect within the District from and after July 1, 2021, a one percent (1%) sales and use tax (the “Tax”), 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 upon the sale of services as defined in applicable statutory authority, pursuant to the fol- lowing proposition which was approved at said election held on Saturday, April 24, 2021: PROPOSITION (SALES TAX) Shall Sales Tax District No. 1 of the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana (all of Natchitoches Parish outside of the City of Natchitoches) (the “District”), be authorized to levy and collect a sales and use tax of one percent (1%) (the “Tax”) 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 District, all as defined by law (an esti- mated $2,200,000 reasonably expected at this time to be col- lected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of ten (10) years, commencing July 1, 2021, with the avails or proceeds of the Tax (after pay- ing reasonable and necessary costs and expenses of collect- ing and administering the Tax) to be dedicated and used for the purposes of (i) maintaining and operating a Solid Waste Collection and Disposal System for Natchitoches Parish (outside of the City of Natchitoches) and (ii) for the improvement of roads in the Natchitoches Parish Road System? WHEREAS, in compliance with the aforesaid constitution- al and statutory authority and said special election of April 24, 2021, it is the desire of this Governing Authority to provide for the levy and collection of the Tax and to provide for dis- tribution of the proceeds there- of and other matters in connec- tion therewith as hereinafter provided in this ordinance; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Parish Council of the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana (the "Governing Authority"), acting as the gov- erning authority of Sales Tax District No. 1 of the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana (the "District"), that: SECTION 1. Imposition. Pursuant to the authority of a special election held in the District on April 24, 2021, the Tax is hereby levied upon the sale at retail, the use, the lease or rental, the consumption, and the storage for use or consump- tion, of tangible personal prop- erty, and upon the lease or rental of tangible personal property and on the sales of ser- vices in the District, as defined by law. The Uniform Local Sales Tax Code, as enacted by Act 73 of the 2003 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature and as it may be amended, shall apply in the assessment, collection, admin- istration and enforcement of the Tax, the provisions of which are hereby incorporated by ref- erence. SECTION 2. Rate of Tax. The Tax is levied at the rate of one percent (1%) of the sales price of each item or article of tangible personal property when sold at retail in the District, the Tax to be comput- ed on gross sales for the pur- pose of remitting the amount of tax due to the District, and to include each and every retail sale. The Tax is levied at the rate of one percent (1%) of the cost price of each item or article of tangible personal property when the same is not sold but is used, consumed, distributed, or stored for use or consumption in the District, provided there shall be no duplication of the Tax. The Tax is levied at the rate of one percent (1%) of the gross proceeds derived from the lease or rental of tangible personal property, as defined by law, where the lease or rental of such property is an established business, or part of an established business, or the same is incidental or germane to the said business, or of the monthly lease or rental price paid by lessee or rentee, or con- tracted or agreed to be paid by lessee or rentee to the owner of the tangible personal property. The Tax is levied at the rate of one percent (1%) of the amount paid or charged for tax- able services, as defined by law, performed in the District. SECTION 3. Effective Date. The Tax shall be effective on July 1, 2021. SECTION 4. Term. The Tax shall remain in effect for ten (10) years (July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2031). SECTION 5. Purposes. The proceeds of the Tax shall be used for the purposes set forth in the proposition approved by the voters in the special elec- tion held in the District on April 24, 2021, authorizing the Tax, which proposition is set forth in the preamble hereto. SECTION 6. Vendor’s Compensation. For the purpose of compensating the dealer in accounting for and remitting the Tax levied by this ordi- nance, each dealer shall be allowed two percent (2%) of the amount of Tax due and accounted for and remitted to the District’s collector in the form of a deduction in submit- ting its report and paying the amount due by the dealer, pro- vided the amount due was not delinquent at the time of pay- ment, and provided the amount of any credit claimed for taxes already paid to a wholesaler shall not be deducted in com- puting the commission allowed the dealer hereunder. SECTION 7. Exclusions and Exemptions. This Governing Authority adopts none of the optional exclusions or exemp- tions allowed by State sales and use tax law, nor does this Governing Authority adopt any exclusions or exemptions authorized by legislation enact- ed under Article VI, Section 29 (D)(1) of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana of 1974. Included within the base of the Tax is every transaction, whether sales, use, lease or rental, consumption, storage or service, with no exclusions or exemptions except for those mandated upon political subdi- visions by the Constitution or statutes of the State of Louisiana, including the Act. SECTION 8. Interest on Unpaid Amount of Tax Due. As authorized by La. R.S. 47:337.69, the interest on unpaid amounts of the Tax which are due shall be at the rate of one and one-fourth per- cent (1-¼%) per month. SECTION 9. Delinquency Penalty. The delinquency penalty, as provided by La. R.S. 47:337.70, shall be five percent (5%) per month on the unpaid amount of the Tax due for each thirty-day period, not to exceed five thirty-day peri- ods. SECTION 10. Penalty for False, Fraudulent or Grossly Incorrect Return. The penalty as authorized by La. R.S. 47:337.72 shall be fifty percent (50%) of the amount of the Tax found to be due. SECTION 11. Negligence Penalty. The penalty as autho- rized by La. R.S. 47:337.73 shall be five percent (5%) of the unpaid amount of the Tax found to be due, or ten dollars ($10.00), whichever is greater. SECTION 12. Penalty for Insufficient Funds Check. The penalty as authorized by La. R.S. 47:337.74 shall be an amount equal to the greater of one percent (1%) of the check or twenty dollars ($20.00). SECTION 13. Attorney Fees. The collector is autho- rized to employ private counsel to assist in the collection of any taxes, penalties or interest due under this ordinance, or to rep- resent him in any proceeding under this ordinance. If any taxes, penalties or interest due under this ordinance are referred to an attorney at law for collection, an additional charge of attorney fees, in the amount of ten per centum (10%) of the taxes, penalties and interest due, shall be paid by the tax debtor. SECTION 14. Penalty for Costs Incurred. As provided by R.S. 47:337.75, and under the circumstances set forth therein, a penalty shall be added to the amount of Tax due in an amount as itemized by the Collector to compensate for all costs incurred in making an examination of books, records or documents, or an audit there- of, or in the holding of hearings or the subpoenaing and com- pensating of witnesses. SECTION 15. Distraint Penalty. The penalty as provid- ed by R.S. 47:337.76 in cases where the distraint procedure is used in the collection of the Tax shall be ten dollars ($10.00). SECTION 16. Limits on Interest, Penalty and Attorney Fees. Should the interest, penalties or attorney fees here- in, or the combined interest, penalties and attorney fees, be declared to be in excess of lim- its provided by other law, including relevant jurispru- dence, then the maximum inter- est, penalties and attorney fees allowed by such other law shall apply. SECTION 17. Collector. The Tax levied by this ordi- nance is authorized to be col- lected by a "Collector" which term shall mean the Natchitoches Tax Commission, or its successors and assigns. SECTION 18. Powers of Collector. The Collector is hereby authorized, empowered and directed to carry into effect the provisions of this ordi- nance, to appoint deputies, assistants or agents to assist it in the performance of its duties, and in pursuance thereof to make and enforce such rules as it may deem necessary. SECTION 19. Agreement to Collect Tax on Vehicles. With regard to the collection of the Tax on any motor vehicle, auto- mobile, truck, truck-trailer, trailer, semi-trailer, motor bus, home trailer, or any other vehi- cle subject to the vehicle regis- tration license Tax, the Parish President is authorized to enter into an agreement or agree- ments with the Vehicle Commissioner, Department of Public Safety and Corrections, and/or the Collector for the col- lection of the Tax on such vehi- cles, as provided by R.S.47:303(B). SECTION 20. Revenues of Tax. All taxes, revenues, funds, assessments, moneys, penal- ties, fees or other income which may be collected or come into the possession of the Collector under any provision or provi- sions of this ordinance relating to the Tax shall be promptly deposited by the Collector for the account of the District in the special fund to be established and maintained for the deposit of such proceeds, which fund is a separate bank account to be established and maintained with the regularly designated fiscal agent of the District; pro- vided, however, any amount which is paid under protest or which is subject to litigation may be transferred to a separate account established by the Collector with said fiscal agent pending the final determination of the protest or litigation. In compliance with the said special election of April 24, 2021, authorizing the Tax, after all reasonable and necessary costs and expenses of collect- ing and administration of the Tax have been paid as provided for above, the remaining bal- ance in said special fund shall be available for appropriation and expenditures by the Governing Authority solely for the purposes designated in the applicable proposition autho- rizing the levy of the Tax. SECTION 21. Severability. If any or more of the provisions of this ordinance shall for any reason be held to be illegal or invalid, such illegality or inva- lidity shall not affect any other provision of this ordinance, but this ordinance shall be con- strued and enforced as if such illegal or invalid provisions had not been contained herein. Any constitutional or statutory pro- vision enacted after the date of this ordinance which validates or makes legal any provision of this ordinance which would not otherwise be valid or legal, shall be deemed to apply to this ordinance. SECTION 22. Effective Date of Ordinance. This ordi- nance shall become effective upon signature of the Parish President, the elapse of ten (10) days after receipt by the Parish President without signature or veto, or upon an override of a veto, whichever occurs first. SECTION 23. Publication and Recordation. This ordi- nance shall be published in one issue of the official journal of this Governing Authority as soon as is reasonably possible. A certified copy of this ordi- nance shall be recorded in the mortgage records of the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana. The final adoption of the foregoing ordinance having been duly moved and second- ed, the roll was called and the following vote was taken and recorded: YEAS: NAYS: ABSENT: And the ordinance was declared adopted on this, the 17th day of May, 2021. /s/ Sheryl Frederick /s/ Chris Paige Council Clerk Chairman Published introduction: 2021 Published adoption: 2021 Delivered to Parish President: 2021 at Return to Council Clerk: 2021 at 4 STATE OF LOUISIANA PARISH OF NATCHITOCHES I, the undersigned Council Clerk of the Parish Council of the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana (the "Governing Authority"), acting as the governing authority of Sales Tax District No. 1 of the Parish of Natchitoches, State of Louisiana (the "District"), do hereby certify that the forego- ing pages constitute a true and correct copy of an ordinance adopted by the Governing Authority on May 17, 2021, providing for the levy within the District, effective July 1, 2021, of a one percent (1%) sales and use tax upon the sale at retail, the use, the lease or rental, the consumption, and the storage for use or consump- tion, of tangible personal prop- erty and upon the sale of ser- vices in said District, providing for the assessment, collection, payment thereof and the dedi- cation of the proceeds of said tax and the purpose for which the proceeds of the tax may be expended, such tax having been authorized at a special election held in said District on April 24, 2021. IN FAITH WHEREOF, wit- ness my official signature at Natchitoches, Louisiana, on this, the 17th day of May, 2021. Council Clerk 129-21 4/22 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed bids will be received for the State of Louisiana by the Division of Administration, Office of Facility Planning and Control, Claiborne Office Building, 1201 North Third Street, Conference Room 1- 145, Post Office Box 94095, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804-9095 until 2:00 P.M., Thursday, May 20, 2021. ANY PERSON REQUIR- ING SPECIAL ACCOMMO- DATIONS SHALL NOTIFY FACILITY PLANNING AND CONTROL OF THE TYPE(S) OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE THE BID OPEN- ING. FOR: Caspari Drive Resurfacing Northwestern State University Natchitoches, Louisiana PROJECT NUMBER: 01-107-18-02, WBS: F.01003999 Complete Bidding Documents for this project are available in electronic form. 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