Here is a rundown of action taken during tonight's Terrebonne Parish Council meeting. All votes were unanimous unless otherwise noted.
BUDGET AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
ACTION: Approved a co-sponsorship request from the Children's Water Safety Organization's 3rd annual Pastalaya on the Bayou Cook Off on Nov. 2, 2019 at the Houma Courthouse Square.
ACTION: Approved a co-sponsorship request from Maria Immacolata Catholic School for their Annual Gala on Nov. 11, 2019 at the Houma Airbase Event Center.
ACTION: Approved spending by Recreation District 11 for fall protection at Adult Softball Complex and Airbase Park.
ACTION: Approved spending by Recreation District 11 for the purchase of shades over playground equipment at Mechanicville, Dumas and Gum Street parks.
ACTION: Approved an update of the Cott System used by the Terrebonne Parish Clerk of Court’s office totaling $59,690.
ACTION: Approved the Emergency Management Performance Grant from the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness for operational expenses of the Terrebonne Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.
ACTION: Approved an amended cooperative endeavor agreement with the state of Louisiana to reallocate program income as funding for the First-Time Homebuyer Program.
ACTION: Approved an application form to the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs 2019 Edward Byrne Memorial JAG Grant for the Houma Police Department.
ACTION: Approved an application form to the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission for the Federal Fiscal Year 2019/2020 LHSC Grant for the Houma Police Department.
ACTION: Approved an application form to the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Criminal Justice 2020-2021 Crime Victim Assistance grant for the Houma Police Department.
ACTION: Approved an application form to the U.S. Department of Justice bulletproof vest partnership for fiscal year 2018 for the Houma Police Department.
PUBLIC SERVICES COMMITTEE
ACTION: Approved an amendment to the Terrebonne Parish Gustav/Ike Disaster Recovery Plan Budget to comply with the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program.
ACTION: Approved amendment no. 1 to the engineering agreement for the Westside Boulevard and Alma Street drainage improvements project.
ACTION: Approved change order no. 1 to the construction agreement for the Bayou Country Sports Park Phase 1-F, soccer concessions.
ACTION: Approved appointment of All South Consulting Engineers, LLC to provide services for the BCSP road project.
ACTION: Approved the emergency repair of the Dulac Pontoon bridge.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING COMMITTEE
ACTION: Approved loaning $150,000 in disaster in-fill housing program funds to Options for Affordable Housing for the permanent financing of an affordable single family home located at 207 Authement St., Houma.
ACTION: Approved an agreement with START Corporation for the management of the Beautiful Beginnings Center for $87,691.
ACTION: Approved a contract with Rostan Solutions, LLC. to provide application development and construction, project and grant management services for Flood Mitigation Assistance and Predisaster Mitigation grants.