December 18, 2008

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

WESTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA

LAFAYETTE-OPELOUSAS DIVISION

GULF CROSSING PIPELINE CO., L LC CIVIL ACTION NO.: 08-689

VERSUS JUDGE JAMES

LAND UNION OUACHITA RICHLAND MAGISTRATE JUDGE HAYES MADISON PARISHES

NOTICE OF ENTRY OF DEFAULT

Notice is hereby given that default is entered against Tracts 1118.000, 1440.100, 1979.200, 1981.400 and 1982.100 and any remaining defendants which have or claim an ownership interest in these tracts as set forth in the attached Appendix in the captioned matter pursuant to the recent motion/request for entry of default. The legal time delays have elapsed and there having has been no answer filed or other defenses presented to the complaint by said defendant. For the court to issue a default judgment under Fed.R.Civ.P. 55, a motion to that effect must be filed by plaintiff. A delay of at least ten (10) days from the date of this notice must elapse before issuance of a default judgment by the court under LR 55.1 M&W.

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THUS DONE September 26, 2008.

s/Robert H. Shemwell

ROBERT H. SHEMWELL

CLERK OF COURT

APPENDIX

TRACT 1979.200

LEGAL DESCRIPTION:

A certain tract or parcel of land being the East Half of the East Half of the East Half of the Northwest Quarter (E/2 of the E/2 of the E/2 of the NW/4) in Section 15, Township 18 North, Range 7 East, Richland Parish, Louisiana, and being the same land as described in a Partition Deed by and between Vurley Carter O’Neal, et al and Thomas James O’Neal, et al, dated July 10, 1985 and recorded in Book 336, Page 101, Deed Records of Richland Parish, Louisiana.

DEFENDANTS:

Thomas James O’Neal

No known address; and

Any unknown owners.

TRACT 1981.400

LEGAL DESCRIPTION:

The West Half of the East Half of the Northeast Quarter (W/2 of the E/2 of the NE/4) in Section 15, Township 18 North, Range 7 East, Richland Parish and being the same land conveyed in Sale of Land dated August 17, 1939 from Maude H. Jones to Joseph Patterson, et ux, and recorded In Book 89, Page 83 in the Deed records of Richland Parish, Louisiana,

DEFENDANTS:

Unopened Succession of Joseph Patterson

No known address;

Edward Patterson

No known address;

Gwendolyn Patterson

No known address;

Nathaniel Patterson

No known address;

Joseph Patterson

No known address;

James Lee PattersonNo known address;

Dustin Patterson

No known address;

Sara Patterson

No known address; and

Any unknown owners.

TRACT 1982.100

LEGAL DESCRIPTION:

Tract A:

The East Half of the East Half of the Northeast Quarter (E/2 of the E/2 of the NE/4) In Section 15, Township 18 North, Range 7 East.

Tract B:

The West Half of the Northwest Quarter (W/2 of the NW/4) In Section 14, Township 18 North, Range 7 East, all in Richland Parish, Louisiana.

DEFENDANTS:

James White

163 Barbell Road Rayville, LA 71269;

Unopened Succession of Gilbert White, as his separate property

No known address;

Unopened Succession of Gilbert White, as his community property

No known address; and

Any unknown owners.

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

WESTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA

MONROE DIVISION

GULF CROSSING PIPELINE COMPANY LLC CIVIL ACTION NO. 08-689

VERSUS JUDGE ROBERT G. JAMES

VARIOUS ACRES OF LAND, MORE OR MAG. JUDGE KAREN L. HAYES

LESS, SITUATED IN CADDO, BOSSIER,

CLAIBORNE, UNION, OUACHITA,

MOREHOUSE, RICHLAND, AND MADISON

PARISHES, LOUISIANA

ORDER

Upon consideration,

IT IS ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Gulf Crossing Pipeline Company LLC’s Motion for a Default Judgment Hearing and for Entry of Default Judgment [Doc. No. 135] is GRANTED IN PART. A hearing on Plaintiff’s request for a default judgment is set for January 16, 2009, at 11:00 A.M. before the undersigned at the United States District Courthouse, 201 Jackson Street, Second Floor, Monroe, Louisiana. Plaintiff shall appear and offer evidence as to the just compensation due and payable by it for the property rights at issue as a prerequisite to the entry of a default judgment against Tracts 1118.000, 1440.100, 1979.200, 1981.400, and 1982.100 and any remaining Defendants who have or may have an ownership interest in these tracts.

MONROE, LOUISIANA, this 25th day of November, 2008.

s/Robert G. James ROBERT G. JAMES UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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SHERIFF’S SALE

State of Louisiana

Parish of Richland

Fifth District Court

BANCORPSOUTH SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO

FIRST REPUBLIC BANK

vs. No. 40,109 SECTION A

PERRY VAN BUREN

By virtue of a Writ of SEIZURE AND SALE issued out of the Honorable FIFTH District Court in and for the Parish of Richland, State of Louisiana, in the above styled and numbered cause and to me directed as Sheriff, I have seized and taken into my possession and will offer for sale at public auction at the east door of the court house in the town of Rayville, Louisiana, within legal hours of sale, on

JANUARY 21, 2009

the following described property, to-wit:

LOTS 3 AND 4 OF BLOCK 9 OF WOODLAWN HEIGHTS ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF RAYVILLE, LA; SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS, SERVITUDES, RIGHTS-OF-WAY AND OUTSTANDING MINERAL RIGHTS OF RECORD AFFECTING THE PROPERTY

Seized as the property of the defendant and will be sold to satisfy said Writ of SEIZURE AND SALE and all costs.

Terms of sale: Cash to the last and highest bidder, WITH the benefit of appraisement.

CHARLES M. MCDONALD, SHERIFF

DECEMBER 18, 2008

JANUARY 8, 2009

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SHERIFF’S SALE

State of Louisiana

Parish of Richland

Fifth District Court

CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC

vs. No. 40,743 SECTION A

DANIEL LYNN PALMER

By virtue of a Writ of SEIZURE AND SALE issued out of the Honorable FIFTH District Court in and for the Parish of Richland, State of Louisiana, in the above styled and numbered cause and to me directed as Sheriff, I have seized and taken into my possession and will offer for sale at public auction at the east door of the court house in the town of Rayville, Louisiana, within legal hours of sale, on

JANUARY 21, 2009

the following described property, to-wit:

A CERTAIN LOT OF LAND, AS BEGINNING AT A POINT 700 FEET WEST OF THE SE CORNER OF NE 1/4 OF SE 1/4 OF SECTION 16; TOWNSHIP 17 NORTH, RANGE 6 EAST; THENCE NORTH 420 FEET; THENCE WEST 210 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 420 FEET; THENCE EAST 210 FEET, BACK TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, BEING THE 2 ACRE TRACT ON WHICH THE LONNIE H. ROBINSON RESIDENCE IS SITUATED, TOGETHER WITH ALL BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS SITUATED THEREON, WHICH HAS AN ADDRESS OF 724 ROBINSON ROAD, RAYVILLE, LA 71269

Seized as the property of the defendant and will be sold to satisfy said Writ of SEIZURE AND SALE and all costs.

Terms of sale: Cash to the last and highest bidder, WITH the benefit of appraisement.

CHARLES M. MCDONALD, SHERIFF

DECEMBER 18, 2008

JANUARY 8, 2009

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SHERIFF’S SALE

State of Louisiana

Parish of Richland

Fifth District Court

DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE SECURITIES, INC ASSET-BACKED PASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-R7, UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF JULY 1, 2004,

WITHOUT RECOURSE

vs. No. 39,929 SECTION C

ROBERT L BITTLE

By virtue of a Writ of SEIZURE AND SALE issued out of the Honorable FIFTH District Court in and for the Parish of Richland, State of Louisiana, in the above styled and numbered cause and to me directed as Sheriff, I have seized and taken into my possession and will offer for sale at public auction at the east door of the court house in the town of Rayville, Louisiana, within legal hours of sale, on

JANUARY 21, 2009

the following described property, to-wit:

THAT CERTAIN PIECE OR PORTION OF GROUND, TOGETHER WITH ALL THE RIGHTS, WAYS, PRIVILEGES, SERVITUDES, APPURTENANCES AND ADVANTAGES THEREUNTO BELONGING OR IN ANYWISE APPERTAINING, SITUATED IN RICHLAND PARISH, LOUISIANA, TO WIT: LOT 6, BLOCK 14 OF THE ORIGINAL PLAT OF THE TOWN OF MANGHAM, RICHLAND, LOUISIANA. THE IMPROVEMENTS THEREON BEAR THE MUNICIPAL NUMBER: 310 MARKET STREET, MANGHAM, LOUISIANA 71259.

Seized as the property of the defendant and will be sold to satisfy said Writ of SEIZURE AND SALE and all costs.

Terms of sale: Cash to the last and highest bidder, WITH the benefit of appraisement.

CHARLES M. MCDONALD, SHERIFF

DECEMBER 18, 2008

JANUARY 8, 2009

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TOWN OF RAYVILLE MINUTES

Minutes of the regular meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen, Town of Rayville, State of Louisiana, taken December 8, 2008, at the Kalil Municipal Building at 6:00 p.m. with the following present: Mayor Harry Lewis, Aldermen Valerie Allen, Jim Adams, Johnny Jones, George Tennant and Terry Brown; Chief of Police Willie L. Robinson, Sr.; Town Clerk Lorraine J. Scott.

The Council discussed the request of Plum Tree Acres to tie into the Town’s water/sewer system for the new subdivision. This was tabled until a further date, pending more information.

On a motion by Mr. Adams, seconded by Mr. Brown that the last month minutes and monthly bills be approved.

Yeas: Adams, Allen, Brown, Jones, Tennant

Nays: None

Absent: None

Motion carried.

Chief Robinson reported total fines and fees collected was $13,512.50.

Motion by Mr. Tennant, seconded by Mr. Adams that Resolution 2008-18 – Louisiana Compliance Questionnaire for Audit Engagement be adopted.

Yeas: Adams, Allen, Brown, Jones, Tennant

Nays: None

Absent: None

Motion carried.

Motion by Mr. Brown, seconded by Mr. Tennant that the following alcoholic beverage licenses be approved provided that all their obligations are current with the Town and additional applications also be approved once they meet all requirements: Pilot, SU Pak It, Tobacco Express, E-Z Mini Mart (Pigeon), EZ Mini Mart (Rani), Johnny’s Pizza, Bud’s Mini Mart, San Miguel Mexican Restaurant and Wal-Mart Supercenter.

Yeas: Adams, Allen, Brown, Jones, Tennant

Nays: None

Absent: None

Motion carried.

Sales tax collection for October 2008 was $116,273.45

The Mayor reported no major problems.

Motion by Mr. Tennant, seconded by Mr. Brown that the meeting adjourn.

Motion carried.

CLERK MAYOR

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PUBLIC NOTICE

THE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE RICHLAND PARISH ASSESSOR FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2009 HAS BEEN PREPARED.

THE BUDGET IS AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION. A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED BUDGET SHALL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 29, 2008 IN THE RICHLAND PARISH ASSESSOR’S OFFICE BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 10:00 - 10:30 AM.

DATE E. LEE BROWN III, ASSESSOR

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FOR BOARD CONSIDERATION

OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE

RICHLAND PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

Regular Session

The Richland Parish School Board met at its offices in Rayville, Louisiana, on Tuesday, November 11, 2008, at 6:00 p.m.

Agenda Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance

Item 1

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Agenda Members present: Mr. Robert Adams, Mr. Billy Calvert, Mr. Kevin Item 2 Eppinette, Mr. Leonard Guine, Mrs. Patricia Jordan, Mrs. Marie Lewis, and Mr. Danny Whitstine Members absent: Mrs. Sharon Jones and Mr. Todd Weed

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Agenda Mr. Calvert moved, seconded by Mr. Adams, to approve the agenda with Item 3 added names to item 9 (personnel).

VOTE: Yeas: All Nays: None Absent: Mrs. Jones and Mr. Weed

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Agenda Mrs. Lewis moved, seconded by Mr. Whitstine, to approve the October Item 4 14, 2008 Regular Session minutes before publishing in the Official Journal.

VOTE: Yeas: All Nays: None Absent: Mrs. Jones and Mr. Weed

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Agenda Mr. Adams moved, seconded by Mr. Whitstine, to approve the following

Item 5 proposed amendments to the Policy Manual with the addition to File BCBI: Public Participation, fourth paragraph line three - Time period shall be limited to three (3) minutes. Board President shall have the discretion to extend the time period if applicable.

FILE: BC Meetings FILE: BCBD Agenda

FILE: BCBI Public Participation FILE: GBD Employment of Personnel

FILE: GBRA Employee Conduct FILE: GBRIB Sick Leave

FILE: IHAD Parent Conferences (NEW) FILE: JB Attendance

FILE: JBCC Student Assignment FILE: JBE Truancy

FILE: JCD Student Conduct FILE: JDE Expulsion

FILE: JG Student Welfare FILE: KB Public Information

‘ Program (NEW)

FILE: KN Public Concerns and Complaints

VOTE: Yeas: All Nays: None Absent: Mrs. Jones and Mr. Weed

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Agenda Mr. Whitstine moved, seconded by Mr. Calvert, to approve the

Item 6 Organizational Chart for Richland Parish Schools.

VOTE: Yeas: All Nays: None Absent: Mrs. Jones and Mr. Weed

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Agenda Mrs. Lewis moved, seconded by Mr. Whitstine, to approve the revised Item 7 Curriculum Coordinator Job Description.

VOTE: Yeas: All Nays: None Absent: Mrs. Jones and Mr. Weed

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Agenda The Board heard a report on the status of approved grants for the

Item 8 Richland Parish Schools.

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Agenda Mr. Adams moved, seconded by Mr. Eppinette, to approve personnel

Item 9 action:

VOTE: Yeas: Mrs. Lewis, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Eppinette, Mr. Whitstine, Mr.

Adams, Mrs. Jordan Nays: None Abstain: Mr. Guine Absent: Mrs. Jones and Mr. Weed

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Agenda The Board received the following monthly reports:

Item 10 a) School Lunch

b) Sales Tax Monthly Receipts

c) Financial - General Fund

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Agenda Mr. Adams moved, seconded by Mrs. Lewis, to adjourn.

Item 11

VOTE: Yeas: All Nays: None Absent: Mrs. Jones and Mr. Weed

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CATHY STOCKTON, SECRETARY PATRICIA JORDAN, PRESIDENT

RICHLAND PARISH SCHOOL BOARD RICHLAND PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

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TENSAS BASIN LEVEE DISTRICT

DECEMBER 09, 2008

The Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District met for its regular meeting Tuesday, December 09, 2008 at 9:30 A. M. in its office located at 505 District Drive Monroe, Louisiana.

Mr. Harris Brown, President, called the meeting to order and requested the Secretary call roll with the following present and answering: Harris Brown, President and James Mayo, Ouachita Parish; Ramona N. Haire and Robert Neal Harwell, Richland Parish; Reggie Peters, Franklin Parish; Rodney Hutchins, Catahoula Parish; Venoy Kinnaird, Morehouse Parish and Harlon Nobles, LaSalle Parish. Absent: Charles Venable, Vice President, Ouachita Parish; Drew Keahey, Caldwell Parish and Shelton Ruffin, West Carroll Parish.

Others in attendance were: Mr. Joe McFarland, Corps of Engineers, Vidalia, La.; Mr. John Stringer, Executive Director, Tensas Basin Levee District; Mr. Theo J. Coenen, III, Attorney, Tensas Basin Levee District; Mr. W. T. Riles, Maintenance Supervisor, Tensas Basin Levee District and Mr. Johnny Trisler, Maintenance Superintendent, Tensas Basin Levee District.

Commissioner Reggie Peters opened the meeting with prayer.

The following resolution was introduced by Commissioner Rodney Hutchins, seconded by Commissioner Harlon Nobles, and passed by vote by the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District, to-wit:

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District advertised for surface leasing for farming rights for a period of three years following:

CATAHOULA PARISH

NW of SE , Section 24, Township 7 North, Range 5 East, Containing 40.40 acres, more or less.

WHEREAS, the time having arrived for the opening of bids, the following bid was received, opened and read aloud:

Fannin Brothers, 332 Fannin Road, Jonesville, La. 71343 bid $80.00 per acre per year for a three year period.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District does hereby accept that certain bid of Fannin Brothers, 332 Fannin Road, Jonesville, Louisiana 71343 of $80.00 per acre per year for a three year period.

Virginia Caviness Harris Brown

Secretary President

The following resolution was introduced by Commissioner Rodney Hutchins, seconded by Commissioner Venoy Kinnaird, and passed by vote by the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District, to-wit:

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District advertised for surface leasing for hunting rights for a period of five years the following:

CATAHOULA PARISH

NW of SE , Section 7, Township 17 North, Range 5 East, Containing 40 acres more or less.

WHEREAS, the time having arrived for the opening of bids, the following bid was received, opened and read aloud:

Tracey A. Tam, 10763 Deville Lane, Pineville, La. 71360 bid $11.00 per acre per year for a five year lease.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District does hereby accept that certain bid of Tracey A. Tam, 10763 Deville Lane, Pineville, Louisiana 71360 of $11.00 per acre per year for a five year period.

Virginia Caviness Harris Brown

Secretary President

Commissioner Charles Venable entered the meeting.

The following resolution was introduced by Commissioner Venoy Kinnaird, seconded by Commissioner Rodney Hutchins, and passed by vote by the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District, to-wit:

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District advertised for surface leasing for hunting rights for a period of five years the following:

MOREHOUSE PARISH

NW of NW , Section 14, Township 22 North, Range 8 East, containing 39.68 acres more or less AND

NE of NE , Section 15, Township 22 North, Range 8 East, containing 39.86 acres more or less.

WHEREAS, the time having arrived for the opening of bids, the following bid was received,

opened and read aloud:

Wilmot Flying Service, LLC, P. O. Box 394, Mer Rouge, La. 71261 bid $12.73 per acre per year for a five year lease.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District does hereby accept that certain bid of Wilmot Flying Service, LLC, P.O. Box 394, MerRouge, Louisiana 71261 of $12.73 per acre per year for a five year period.

Virginia Caviness Harris Brown

Secretary President

The following resolution was introduced by Commissioner Harlon Nobles, seconded by Commissioner Ramona Haire, and passed by vote by the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District, to-wit:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District does hereby approve minutes for meeting of November 11, 2008, approving same as published in the official journal, The Richland Beacon News.

Virginia Caviness Harris Brown Secretary President

The following resolution was introduced by Commissioner Reggie Peters, seconded by Commissioner Ramona N. Haire, and passed by vote by the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District, to-wit:

RESOLUTION

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District does hereby approve all claims approved by the claims committee for November, 2008.

Virginia Caviness Harris Brown

Secretary President

Financial statements were reviewed.

President Brown declared the meeting open for public comments and there were none.

President Harris Brown read the following letter

December 8, 2008

Mr. Harris Brown, President

Tensas Basin Levee District

Monroe, La. 71202

Dear Harris:

Harris, I have enjoyed working as Legal Council for the Tensas Basin Levee Board for many years. I would like to thank all past and present members of the board of Directors for the opportunity to serve.

As many of you know, I have had some health problems in the past and facing possible surgery in a couple of weeks. It is with deep regret that I must resign my position as Legal Council the latter part of January, 2009. After much consideration, I feel that this will be in the best interest of the Tensas Basin Levee Board and myself.

I will continue my legal practice in Rayville and will not be able to devote as much time as needed to the board. If I can be of further assistance, please feel free to contact me. Wishing all of you a Happy Holiday, I remain

Sincerely,

Theo J. Coenen, III

The following resolution was introduced by Commissioner Rodney Hutchins, seconded by Commissioner Harlon Nobles, and passed by vote, by the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District, to-wit:

RESOLUTION

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District enters into executive session to discuss:

Personnel

Virginia Caviness Harris Brown

Secretary President

The following resolution was introduced by Commissioner Reggie Peters, seconded by Commissioner Venoy Kinnaird, and passed by vote, by the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District, to-wit:

RESOLUTION

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District does hereby reconvene into regular session.

Virginia Caviness Harris Brown

Secretary President

The following resolution was introduced by Commissioner James Mayo, seconded by Commissioner Rodney Hutchins, and passed by vote, by the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District, to-wit: RESOLUTION

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that there being no further business to come before the Board of Commissioners of the Tensas Basin Levee District at this time, the meeting is adjourned.

Virginia Caviness Harris Brown

Secretary President

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MANGHAM TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

DECEMBER 9, 2008

The Mangham Town Council met in regular session at the Mangham Town Hall, Mangham, Louisiana on Tuesday, December 9, 2008, 6:00pm. Mayor Robert Neal Harwell presided and Alderpersons Zona McKay, Ida Gilley, John Natt, and Perry Fleming were in attendance Billy Bruce was absent. Visitor was S.E. Huey Engineer Terry Rainbolt.

The meeting was opened with an invocation by Zona McKay.

On a motion by Gilley, seconded by McKay, the minutes from the last meeting were approved.

Engineer Terry Rainbolt met with the council to report the results from bids on the Water Rehabilitation Project. TAC Agency received the low bid on the project. On a motion by Gilley, seconded by Natt, the council passed a Resolution to accept the TAC Agency Bid.

On a motion by Gilley, seconded by Natt, an Ordinance to annex property west of the town city limits was approved.

On a motion by McKay, seconded by Natt, the Mangham Town Council accepted the resignation of Ida Gilley from her position as Alderperson for the Town of Mangham effective December 31, 2008.

The Mangham Police Department reported 53 arrests for November 2008.

On a motion by Natt, seconded by Fleming, the Financial Report was approved.

On a motion by Fleming, seconded by Natt, the bills are to be paid.

On a motion by McKay, seconded by Fleming, the meeting was adjourned.

Robert Neal Harwell Mildred Johns

Mayor Town Clerk

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PUBLIC NOTICE

THE FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT EXPENSE ACCOUNT, HEARING OFFICER ACCOUNT, RICHLAND PARISH DISTRICT JUDGES ACCOUNT, COURT REPORTER ACCOUNT, FINS ACCOUNT, AND THE SPECIAL EXCESSIVE COST ACCOUNT HAS COMPLIED WITH THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT.

DECEMBER 12, 2008 GLEN W. STRONG, JUDGE

DATE JAMES M. STEPHENS, JUDGE

E. RUDOLPH McINTYRE, JR., JUDGE

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PUBLIC NOTICE

This is to certify that in compliance with Louisiana Revised Statue 39:1309 EMMETT LEE BROWN III does hereby amend the Budget of the RICHLAND PARISH ASSESSOR-GENERAL FUND for the year ended December 31, 2008 as shown below:

APPROVED AMENDED

BUDGET AMENDMEN BUDGET

REVENUE $609,000 $189,700 $798,700

EXPENDITURES $536,876 $29,124 $566,000

EXCESS (DEFICIENCY) OF

REVENUE OVER EXPENDITURES $72,124 $160,576 $232,700

OTHER FINANCING SOURCES (USES)

Total other financing sources (uses) $0 $0 $0

EXCESS (DEFICIENCY) OF

REVENUES AND OTHER SOURCES

OVER EXPENDITURES AND

OTHER USES $72,124 $160,576 $232,700

FUND BALANCE AT

BEGINNING OF YEAR $620,000 $167,638 $787,638

FUND BALANCE AT THE

END OF YEAR $692,124 $328,124 $1,020,338

DATE EMMETT LEE BROWN III, ASSESSOR

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RICHLAND PARISH POLICE JURY

PUBLIC HEARING - 5:30 P.M.

DECEMBER 1, 2008

President called the meeting to order with the invocation by Mr. Moore

Roll call revealed the following present:

Present: Ms. Gee, Green, Messers: Moore, Tatum, Mckay, Gilley, Washington and Lofton

Absent: Mr. Smith

Pledge of allegiance

Motion by Ms. Green, Second by Mr. Washington to approve the agenda.

Years: Ms. Gee, Ms. Green, Messers: Moore, Tatum, Mckay, Gilley, Washington and Lofton

Nays: None

Absent: Mr. Smith

MOTION CARRIED.

After hearing comments on the Richland Parish Police Jury 2009 Combined Budgets, a motion was offered by Mr. McKay to adjourn.

Years: Ms. Gee, Green, Messers, Moore, Tatum, McKay, Gilley, and Washington

Nays: None

Absent: Mr. Smith

MOTION CARRIED

/s/ Kathy Burns /s/ Steve Lofton

Secretary-Treasure President

RICHLAND PARISH POLICE JURY

REGULAR MEETING- 6:00PM.

DECEMBER 1, 2008

Roll call revealed the following present:

Present: Ms. Gee, Green, Messers: Moore, Smith, Tatum, Mckay, Gilley, Washington and Lofton.

Motion by Mr. Washington, second by Mr. McKay to approve the agenda

Years: All Nays: None Absent: None

MOTION CARRIED.

Motion by Ms. Gee, seconded by Mr. Smith to approve the Richland Parish Police Jury Regular Meeting and Budget Meeting of November 3, 2008 as presented to the official journal - The Richland Beacon News.

Yeas: All Nays: None Absent: None

MOTION CARRIED. UNANIMOUSLY

LSU Extension Service Report - Ms. Danna Gillette

Motion by Ms. Green, seconded by Mr. Moore to amend the agenda to discuss Rooster Bar as agenda item #7A.

Yeas: All Nays: None Absent: None

MOTION CARRIED. UNANIMOUSLY.

Motion by Mr. Washington, seconded by Ms. Green to renew the following beverage permit for the year 2009 as follows:

• Mr. Jeff Swank/High Delta Animal Auction

D/B/A Rooster’s Country Bar

100 Dearman Rd.

Delhi, La 71232

Whiskey License $500.00 Class A: $47.00

• Bradley Weems Boutwell, Owner

Eric Boutwell, Operator

Waterfront Grill at Black Bear L.L.C.

253 Black Bear Dr.

Delhi, La 71232

Class: A $47.00 (Beer)

Class: B $35.00/Whiskey License $500.00

• Mr. James L. Cannon

Cannons Grocery/Convenient Store

3430 U.S. Hwy. 80

Rayville, La 71269

Class: B $35.00

• Edward Pardue

Pardue’s Four Forks Grocery

2300 Hwy 132

Mangham, La 71259

Class: A $47.00

Yeas: Ms. Green, Messers: Washington, Gilley, McKay and Lofton

Nays: Ms. Gee, Messers: Moore, Smith and Tatum

Absent: None

MOTION CARRIED.

Motion by Mr. Washington, seconded by Mr. Moore to adopt Act 131 into the procedure manual effective December 1, 2008.

Yeas: All Nays: None Absent: None

MOTION CARRIED. UNANIMOUSLY

Motion by Mr. Washington, seconded by Ms. Gee that the Police Jury request David Doughty, Assistant District Attorney to get an Attorney General’s Opinion concerning graveling private driveways, if they can remain in the system after ten (10) years or more, gravel private drive/back slope of a drainage ditch and how to determine the priority system for roads.

Yeas: All Nays: None Absent: None

MOTION CARRIED. UNANIMOUSLY

After discussing the consolidation of the three (3) barns, a motion was offered by Mr. Smith, seconded by Mr. Gilley to drop the issue.

Yeas: All Nays: None Absent: None

MOTION CARRIED. UNANIMOUSLY

After discussing Office Hours, a motion was offered by Mr. Gilley, seconded by Mr. McKay to adopt into the procedure policy that the office staff stagger their lunch hours and keep the office open during the lunch hours.

Yeas: All Nays: None Absent: None

MOTION CARRIED. UNANIMOUSLY

Motion by Mr. Gilley, seconded by Mr. Washington to remove the four (4) signs for parking and replace them with signs for Veterans only.

Yeas: Messers: Gilley and Washington

Nays: Ms. Gee, Green, Messers: Moore, Smith, Tatum and McKay

Absent: None

MOTION CARRIED.

Motion by Mr. , seconded by Mr. to open and read aloud bids on materials and supplies for the year 2009.

Yeas: All Nays: None Absent: None

MOTION CARRIED. UNANIMOUSLY.

After opening and reading bids, a motion was offered by Ms. Green, seconded by Mr. Gilley to take bids under advisement and report back at the next regular meeting.

Yeas: All Nays: None Absent: None

MOTION CARRIED. UNANIMOUSLY

Motion by Mr. Washington, seconded by Mr. Tatum to adopt the 2009 Richland Parish Police Jury Combined Budget with a three percent (3%) raise for police Jury employees except Larry Wheeler, Russell Myers and Jimmy Singley.

Substitution Motion by Mr. Gilley, seconded by Mr. Green to adopt 2009 Richland Parish Police Jury Combined Budget with a three percent (3%) raise for Police Jury employees except Larry Wheeler, Russell Myers, Jimmy Singley and to reduce the Director salary of Richland Parish Library by $1,518.90.

Substitute Motion:

Years: Ms. Green, Messer: Moore, Smith, Tatum, Gilley and Washington

Nays: Ms Gee

Absent: Mr. McKay

SUBSTITUTE MOTION PASSED.

BUDGET MESSAGE

November 1, 2008

Attached is a copy of the 2009 Budget Financial Plan for the Richland Parish Police Jury General Fund and each special revenue fund. This plan has been prepared on a cash basis. All proposed revenues and expenditures are to be collected and disbursed as outlined in this financial plan.

Important features included in the budget are:

REVENUES:

GENERAL FUND

Increase in Ad Valorem Tax

No unbudgeted fund balance

COURTHOUSE MAINT. TAX

Special Revenue Fund

Decrease In Sales Tax Revenues

COURTHOUSE SNKING FUND

Special Fund Transferred from Courthouse Maint. Tax

(Repayment of Loan)

ROAD FUND

State Grants Budgeted

Decrease in Sales Tax Revenue

Increase in Parish Transportation

DRAINAGE FUND

Decrease in Sales Tax Revenues

SALES TAX FUND

Decrease in Sales Tax Collection

(Decline in Pipeline Construction)

HEALTH UNIT

Increase in Ad Valorem Taxes

CRIMINAL COURT FUND

No Increase (In Fines)

OFF DUTY OFFICERS

No Increase (In Fines)

LIBRARY FUND

Increase in Ad Valorem Tax

VENDING MACHINE FUND

No Increase

DRIVER’S LICENSE FUND

No Increase (Fees)

NORTHSIDE UTILITY DISTRICT # 2

No Increase (Fees)

EXPENDITURES:

GENERAL FUND

Increase

No reserve for contingencies

COURTHOUSE MAINT. TAX

Transfer to Sinking Fund

Increase (Expenditures)

Contingency and Reserve

COURTHOUSE SINKING FUND

Special Fund

Increase in Transfer from Courthouse Maintenance

ROAD FUND

Increase

DRAINAGE FUND

Increase

SALES TAX FUND

Decrease in Transfer to

Road Fund

Drainage Fund

Courthouse Maint. Fund

No unbudgeted fund balance

HEALTH UNIT FUND

Increase

Contingency and Reserve

CRIMINAL COURT FUND

No Increase

OFF DUTY OFFICERS FUND

No Increase

LIBRARY FUND

Increase

Contingency and Reserve

VENDING MACHINE FUND

No Increase

DRIVER’S LICENSE FUND

Increase

NORTHSIDE UTILITY DISTRICT # 2

Increase

The total of the Richland Parish Police Jury 2009 Combined Budgets $10,760,768.

RICHLAND PARISH POLICE JURY

/s/ Steve Lofton

Steve Lofton, President

/s/ Kathy A. Burns

KATHY BURNS, SECRETARY-TREASURER

Richland Parish Police Jury

2009 BUDGET

GENERAL FUND REVENUES

3110 Advalorum Tax $340,000.00

3130 Beer Tax $8,000.00

3230 Occupational License $90,000.00

3240 Building Permit $1,500.00

3250 Cable Franchise Fees $3,000.00

3260 Sewage Permits $3,000.00

3311 Justice & Constables $13,500.00

3331 State Revenue Sharing $65,000.00

3332 Fire Insurance Rebate $73,000.00

3334 Severance Taxes $42,000.00

3361 Criminal Court Fund Surplus $8,000.00

3511 Fines and Forfeitures $3,000.00

3612 Rental of Property $1,500.00

3615 Civil Defense $46,895.00

3616 Bookkeeping Fees $20,000.00

3617 Adjudicated Property $3,000.00

TOTAL REVENUES $721,395.00

BANK BALANCE 12/31/08 $4,734.00

CHECKING ACCOUNT

TOTAL $726,129.00

GENERAL FUND EXPENDITURES

4011 Jurors

4110 Primary & Supervisory Salaries $108,000.00 4152 Retirement Contributions $4,410.00

4154 Workman’s Compensation $2000.00

4155 Medicare Tax $1,566.00

4156 Social Security $4,464.00

4210 Adv. Dues & Subscriptions $10,500.00

4220 Printing, Typing & Copies $6,000.00

4295 General Liability Insurance $10,000.00

TOTAL $146,940.00

4020 Judicial

4440 Official Fees $930.00

TOTAL $930.00

4022 District Court

4120 Regular Salaries & Wages $8,520.00

4130 Other Salaries $4260.00

4151 Unemployment Taxes $186.00

4152 Retirement Contributions $1,629.00

4155 Medicare Tax $186.00

TOTAL $14,781.00

4023 Grand Jury

4140 Per Diem $1,200.00

TOTAL $1,200.00

4024 District Attorney

4110 Primary & Supervisory Salaries $2,700.00

4120 Regular Salaries & Wages $10,980.00

4152 Retirement Contributions $300.00

4155 Medicare Taxes $199.00

TOTAL $14,179.00

4027 Justice & Constables

4110 Primary & Supervisory Salaries $28,800.00

4155 Medicare Tax $418.00

4156 Social Security $1,786.00

TOTAL $31,004.00

4032 Secretary - Treasurer

4110 Primary & Supervisory Salaries $46,350.00

4120 Regular Salary & Wages $30,888.00

4151 Unemployment Taxes $1,131.00

4152 Retirement Contributions $6,600.00

4154 Workman’s Compensation $300.00

4155 Medicare Tax $653.00

4157 Overtime $3,000.00

TOTAL $88,922.00

4041 Registrar of Voter

4110 Primary & Supervisory Salaries $7,030.00

4120 Regular Salaries & Wages $5,207.00

4151 Unemployment Taxes $324.00

4152 Retirement Contributions $765.00

4155 Medicare Taxes $178.00

4241 Postage & Box Rent $2,00.00

4242 Telephone $3,500.00

4266 Maintenance of Office Equipment $500.00

4310 Office Supplies $2,000.00

4410 Travel $1,000.00

4411 Meals $100.00

4415 Conference $500.00

TOTAL $21,304.00

4049 Other Elections

4130 Other Salaries & Wages $400.00

4231 Electricity $200.00

4232 Gas $200.00

4262 Maintenance of Buildings $800.00

4751 Department of Elections $4,000.00

4752 Board of Elections $4,000.00

TOTAL $9,600.00

4051 Financial Administration

4241 Postage & Box Rent $4,500.00

4242 Telephone $10,000.00

4266 Maintenance of Office Equipment $3,000.00

4310 Office Supplies $8,000.00

TOTAL $25,500.00

4052 Accounting & Audit

4285 Professional Fees - Auditing $3,000.00

TOTAL $3,000.00

4060 Other General Government Bldg.

4759 Steam Boiler $10,000

TOTAL $10,000

4061

4151 Unemployment Taxes $199.00

4152 Retirement Contributions $2,651.00

4154 Workman’s Compensation $6,000.00

4155 Medicare Tax $342.00

4157 Overtime $3,000.00

4242 Telephone $300.00

4261 Maintenance of Grounds $1,000.00

4291 Fire Casualty Insurance $8,000.00

4312 Courthouse Supplies $15,000.00

TOTAL GEN GOV BLD $36,492.00

4110 Sheriff

4711 Feeding & Maintenance of Prisoners $82,000.00

4713 Court Attendance $1,000.00

TOTAL SHERIFF $83,000.00

4130 Parish Physician & Coroner

4110 Primary & Supervisory Salaries $6,000.00

4155 Medicare Tax $87.00

4156 Social Security Tax $372.00 4281 Professional Fees (Medical) $25,000.00

4285 Professional Fees- Auditing $5,000.00

TOTAL CORONER $36,459.00

4140 Fire Protection

4299 Other Operating Service $73,000.00

TOTAL FIRE

4150

4322 Medical Supplies $15,000.00

TOTAL PRISONERS $15,000.00

4330 Council on Aging

4231 Electricity $10,000.00

4232 Gas $4,000.00

4233 Water $1,000.00

TOTAL COUNCIL ON AGING $15,000.00

4390 Other Health & Welfare

4242 Telephone $720.00

TOTAL HEALTH AND WELFARE $720.00

4651 County Agent

4231 Electricity $8,000.00

4233 Water $700.00

4242 Telephone $3,500.00

4262 Maintenance of Building $2,000.00

4266 Maintenance of Equipment $500.00

4291 Fire/Casualty Ins. $1,000.00

4299 Other Operating Svc. $28,163.00

TOTAL COUNTY AGENT $43,863.00

4654

4299 Other Operating Services $8,340.00

TOTAL VETERANS SERVICE $8,340.00

4921 Civil Defense

4110 Primary Wages $26,000.00

4151 Unemployment Taxes $358.00

4152 Retirement Contributions $3,185.00

4155 Medicare Tax $377.00

4310 Office supplies $12,475.00

4650 Purchase of Equip. $4,500.00

TOTAL $46,895.00

TOTAL EXPENDITURES $726,129.00

GENERAL FUND COURTHOUSE MAINT

Revenues

3120 SALES AND USE TAXES $211,000.00

TOTAL REVENUES $211,000.00

BANK BALANCE 12/31/2008

CHECKING ACCOUNT $200,000.00

TOTAL $411,000.00

EXPENDITURES

4120 REGULAR SALARIES & WAGES $57,930.00

4152 RETIREMENT CONTRIBUTIONS $5,652.00

4155 MEDICARE $669.00

4157 OVERTIME $3,500.00

4231 ELECTRICITY $70,000.00

4232 GAS $20,000.00

4233 WATER $3,000.00

4234 GARBAGE COLLECTION $3,000.00

4295 GENERAL LIABILITY $40,000.00

4262 MAINTENANCE OF BUILDINGS $40,000.00

4999 CONTINGENCY $72,249.00

4810 TRANSFER TO SINKING FUND $95,000.00

TOTAL $411,000.00

COURTHOUSE SINKING FUND

REVENUES

3812 TRANSFER FROM COURTHOUSE $79,476.00

TOTAL MAINTENANCE FUND $79,476.00

BANK BALANCE 12/31/08

CHECKING ACCOUNT $60,000.00

TOTAL $139,476.00

EXPENDITURES

4510 LONG-TERM DEBT PRINCIPLE 69,000.00

4520 INTEREST ON DEBT 16,021.00

4900 CONTINGENCY 54,455.00

TOTAL $139,476.00

INS. BENEFITS & COST OF LIVING RAISES

BANK BALANCE 12/31/08

CHECKING ACCOUNT $440,000.00

3812 TRANSFER FROM OTHER FUNDS $200,000.00

TOTAL $640,000.00

EXPENDITURES

4160 HEALTH INSURANCE $301,500.00

4900 CONTINGENCY $338,500.00

TOTAL $640,000.00

SALES TAX FUND

REVENUE

3120 SALES AND USE TAXES $3,000.000.00

TOTAL REVENUES $3,000.000.00

FUND BALANCE 12/31/2008 $300,000.00

CHECKING ACCOUNT

TOTAL $3,300,000.00

EXPENDITURES

4110 PRIMARY & SUPERVISORY SALARIES $55,000.00

4151 UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES $186.00

4152 RETIREMENT CONTRIBUTIONS $7,105.00

4154 WORKMAN’S COMPENSATION $7,000.00

4157 OVERTIME $3,000.00

4155 MEDICARE TAX $1,250.00

4266 MAINTENANCE OF OFFICE EQUIP./R $4,500.00

4285 PROFESSIONAL FEES- AUDITING $6,000.00

4310 OFFICE SUPPLIES $5,670.00

4810 TRANSFER TO OTHER FUNDS $3,168,289.00

4811 PARISH TAX COMMISSION TRANSFER $42,000.00

TOTAL $3,300,000.00

ROAD MAINTENANCE FUND

REVENUES

3120 SALES AND USE TAXES $1,904,654.00

3319 OTHER FEDERAL GRANTS $100,000.00

3333 PARISH TRANSPORTATION ACT $350,000.00

TOTAL REVENUES $2,354,654.00

BANK BALANCE 12/31/08

CHECKING ACCOUNT $400,000.00

TOTAL $2,754,654.00

4220 Personnel

4120 REGULAR SALARIES AND WAGES $625,000.00

4151 UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES $10,000.00

4152 RETIREMENT CONTRIBUTIONS $63,750.00

4154 WORKMAN’S COMPENSATION $110,000.00 4155 MEDICARE TAX $7,500.00

4157 OVERTIME $40,000.00

TOTAL $856,250.00

4210 PUBLIC WORKS ADMIN

4231 ELECTRICITY $15,000.00

4232 GAS $1,500.00

4233 WATER $2,000.00

4234 GARBAGE COLLECTION $2,500.00

4241 POSTAGE AND BOX RENT $200.00

4242 TELEPHONE $15,000.00

4266 MAINTENANCE OF OFFICE EQUIP./R $7,000.00

4285 PROFESSIONAL FEES-AUDITING $9,000.00

4286 PROFESSIONAL FEES-SURVEYING $53,672.00

4291 FIRE/CASUALTY INSURANCE $850.00

4295 GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE $90,000.00

4310 OFFICE SUPPLIES $1,200.00

TOTAL $201,922.00

4220 STREETS AND ROADS

4327 GAS AND OIL $300,000.00

4328 TIRE AND TUBES, ETC. $40,000.00

4332 BRIDGE TIMBERS $25,000.00

4334 610/200R GRAVEL $6,000.00

4335 EQUIPMENT/VEHICLE REPAIR PARTS $150,000.00

4336 COLD MIX $35,000.00

4338 SEAL COAT AGGREGATE #8 $40,000.00

4339 GRAVEL #2 $10,000.00

4340 CRS-2 ASPAULT $30,000.00

4342 TRANSP MATERIALS $40,000.00

4343 SEAL COAT AGGREGATE #57 $40,000.00

4399 OTHER MATERIALS & SUPPLIES $60,000.00

4411 MEALS $21,000.00

4415 CONFERENCES $2,500.00

4648 SIGNS $27,787.00

4160 INSURANCE TRANSFER $100,000.00

TOTAL $927,287.00

4299 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS

4252C RENTAL-EQUIPMENT $40,000.00 4338C SEAL COAT AGGREGATE #8 $100,000.00

4340C CRS-2 ASPHALT $250,000.00

4342C TRANSPORT MATERIALS $120,000.00

4343C SEAL COAT AGGREGATE #57 $100,000.00

TOTAL $610,000.00

4645 PURCHASE OF HEAVY EQUIPMENT $159,195.00

TOTAL $2,754,654.00

DRAINAGE MAINTENANCE FUND

REVENUES

3120 SALES AND USE TAXES $952,327.00

TOTAL REVENUES $952,327.00

BANK BALANCE 12/31/08 $300,000.00

TOTAL $1,252,327.00

EXPENDITURES

4230

4120 REGULAR SALARIES AND WAGES $284,000.00

4151 UNEMPLOYMENT $6,750.00

4152 RETIREMENT CONTRIBUTIONS $39,525.00

4154 WORKMAN’S COMPENSATION $49,000.00

4155 MEDICARE TAX $4,200.00

4157 OVERTIME $30,000.00

TOTAL $413,475.00

4230 DRAINAGE AND FLOOD CONTROL

4285 PROFESSIONAL FEES-AUDITING $8,000.00

4310 OFFICE SUPPLIES $5,000.00

4295 GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE $70,000.00

4327 GAS AND OIL $95,908.00

4328 TIRE AND TUBES, ETC. $10,000.00

4333 CULVERTS $120,000.00

4335 EQUIPMENT/VEHICLE REPAIR PARTS $150,000.00

4399 OTHER MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES $20,000.00

4160 INSURANCE TRANSFER $100,000.00

4641 BOUNTY ON BEAVER $20,000.00

TOTAL $598,908.00

CAPITAL EXPENSES

4645 PURCHASE OF HEAVY EQUIPMENT $239,944.00

TOTAL $1,252,327.00

HEALTH UNIT FUND

REVENUES

3110 AD VALOREM TAXES $95,000.00

3331 STATE REVENUE SHARING $16,000.00

TOTAL REVENUES $111,000.00

BANK BALANCE 12/31/08

CHECKING ACCOUNT $220,000.00

TOTAL $331,000.00

EXPENDITURES 4310

4120 REGULAR SALARIES AND WAGES $32,280.00

4151 UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES $371.00

4152 RETIREMENT CONTRIBUTIONS $4,018.00

4154 WORKMAN’S COMPENSATION $2,000.00

4155 MEDICARE TAX $469.00

4160 HEALTH INSURANCE $11,595.00

4231 ELECTRICITY $24,000.00

4233 WATER $800.00

4234 GARBAGE COLLECTION $720.00

4242 TELEPHONE $2,000.00

4261 MAINTENANCE OF GROUNDS $1,000.00

4262 MAINTENANCE OF BUILDINGS $12,000.00

4285 PROFESSIONAL FEES-AUDITING $2,000.00

4291 FIRE/CASUALTY INSURANCE $8,000.00

4295 GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE $5,000.00

4310 OFFICE SUPPLIES $2,500.00

4335 EQUIPMENT/VEHICLE REPAIR PARTS $1,000.00

4650 PURCHASE OF OTHER EQUIPMENT $3,000.00

4399 OTHER MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES $3,000.00

4900 CONTINGENCIES $214,727.00

TOTAL $331,000.00

CRIMINAL COURT FUND

Revenues

Operating Revenues

3511 FINES AND FORFEITURES 225,000.00

Total Operating Revenues 225,000.00

Total Revenues 225,000.00

Expenses

Personnel

4120 REGULAR SALARIES AND WAGES 101,200.00

4130 OTHER SALARIES AND WAGES 2,000.00

4151 UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES 800.00

4152 RETIREMENT CONTRIBUTION 12,400.00

4155 MEDICARE TAX 1,500.00

Total Personnel 117,900.00

Operating Expenses

4210 ADV., DUES AND SUBSCRIPTIONS 1,000.00

4220 PRINTING, TYPING, COPYING, ETC 14,000.00

4241 POSTAGE AND BOX RENT 8,000.00

4242 TELEPHONE 8,000.00

4244 TELEPHONE-JUDGE 1,000.00

4252 RENTAL-EQUIPMENT 4,000.00

4266 MAINTENANCE OF OFFICE EQUIPMENT./R 1,000.00

4281 PROFESSIONAL FEES-MEDICAL 1,000.00

4285 PROFESSIONAL FEES-AUDITING 4,000.00

4292 SURETY BONDS 1,000.00

4295 GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE 5,500.00

4299 OTHERS OPERATING SERVICE 1,000.00

4310 OFFICE SUPPLIES 10,000.00

4410 TRAVEL 5,000.00

4430 JUROR AND WITNESS FEES 8,000.00

4440 OFFICIAL FEES 1,000.00

4712 TRANSPORTING PRISONERS 1,000.00

4713 COURT ATTENDANCE 3,000.00

4247 ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION 3,500.00

4270 CONTRACTUAL MAINTENANCE 3,000.00

4280 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 5,500.00

Total Operating Expenses 89,500.00

Capital Expenses

4650 PURCHASE OF OTHER EQUIPMENT 11,600.00

4691 PURCHASE OF BOOKS 6,000.00

Total Capital Expenses 17,600.00

Total Expenses 225,000.00

OFF-DUTY OFFICERS FUND

Revenues

3511 FINES AND FORFEITURES 14,000.00

TOTAL REVENUES 14,000.00

BANK BALANCE 12/31/2008 5,000.00

TOTAL 19,000.00

Expenses

4310 OFFICE SUPPLIES 100.00

4430 JUROR AND WITNESS FEES 7,000.00

4810 TRANSFERS TO OTHER FUNDS 11,900.00

TOTAL 19,000.00

VENDING MACHINE FUND

Revenues

3613 COMMISSION ON VENDING MACHINES 500.00

TOTAL REVENUES 500.00

BANK BALANCE 12/31/08

CHECKING ACCOUNT 2,000.00

2,500.00

4261 MAINTENANCE OF GROUNDS 500.00

4399 OTHER MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES 2,200.00

TOTAL 2,500.00

NORTHSIDE UTILITY DIST. #2

Revenues

3241 WATER & SEWER/NORTHSIDE UTILITIES 37,000.00

TOTAL REVENUES 37,000.00

BALANCE 12/31/2008

CHECKING ACCOUNT 15,000.00

TOTAL 52,000.00

Expenses

4231 ELECTRICITY 3,000.00

4233 WATER 33,000.00

4269 OTHER MAINTENANCE CHARGES 6,500.00

4285 PROFESSIONAL FEES-AUDITING 600.00

4399 OTHER MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES 4,900.00

4999 OTHER EXPEDITURES 4000.00

Total Operating 52,000.00

Total Expenses

DRIVER’S LICENSE

REVENUES

FEES 21,000.00

TOTAL REVENUES 21,000.00

EXPENDITURES

4231 ELECTRICITY 2,700.00

4322 WATER 700.00

4262 MIANT OF BLDING 3,260.00

4291 FIRE INSURANCE 1,000.00

4652 CONSTRUCTION OF BLDING 13,340.00

TOTAL 21,000.00

RICHLAND PARISH LIBRARY 2009 BUDGET FYE 12/31/09

PROPOSED OCTOBER 27, 2008

REVENUES

GENERAL SPECIAL TOTAL

3110 Ad Valorem Taxes $535,072.00 $535,072.00

3331 Revenue Sharing 51,000.00 51,000.00

State Aid 26,894.00 26,894.00

3411 Copy Fees 1,800.00 1,800.00

3419 Other Fees, Charges

3511 Library Fines 800.00 800.00

3520 Lost Book Charges 200.00 200.00

3611 Interest 9,000.00 900.00 9,900.00

3719 Miscellaneous Revenue 20,000.00 25.00 20,025.00

3811 Sales of Assets Revenues 0.00

3812 Transfer from Other Funds

3819 Other Revenues

TOTAL REVENUES 615,072.00 30,619.00 645,691.00

FUND BALANCE 12/31/2007

CHECKING ACCOUNT 259,440.00 69,465.00 328,905.00

REVOLVING FUND 170.00 170.00

INVESTMENTS

ESCROW ACCOUNT 12,000.00 12,000.00

TOTAL $886,682.00 $100,084.00 $986,766.00

EXPENDITURES

GENERAL SPECIAL TOTAL

4506-

100

110 PERSONNEL SERVICE

120 Director’s Salary 52,148.90 52,148.90

130 Regular Salaries 196,308.48 196,308.48

151 Other Salaries 20,000.00 20,000.00

152 Unemployment Taxes 5,000.00 5,000.00

153 Retirement 40,000.00 40,000.00

154 Life/Health Insurance 3,000.00 3,000.00

155 Workmen’s Compensation 25,000.00 25,000.00

156 Medicare Tax 4,200.00 4,200.00

158 Social Security 2,000.00 2,000.00

199 Mtce Check Charge 250.00 250.00

Other Personal Service

200 OPERATING SERVICES

210 Advertising/Dues 900.00 500.00 1,400.00

220 Printing/Binding 400.00 2,000.00 2,400.00

230 Utilities

231 Electricity 35,000.00 35,000.00

232 Gas 6,000.00 200.00 6,200.00 233 Water 2,500.00 50.00 2,550.00

240 Communications

241 Postage 200.00 2,000.00 2,200.00

242 Telephone 42,000.00 100.00 42,100.00

243 Automated/Online Services 100.00 100.00

245 Electronic access 100.00 100.00

249 Other

250 Rentals

252 Equipment 25,000.00 200.00 25,200.00

253 Books 8,000.00 8,000.00

259 Other 100.00 200.00 300.00

260 Maintenance

261 Grounds 5,000.00 500.00 5,500.00

262 Buildings 4,000.00 500.00 4,500.00

263 Vehicles 1,000.00

265 Plumbing/Heating/AC 3,000.00 300.00 3,300.00

266 Office Equipment 500.00 1000.00 1,500.00

269 Other 200.00 500.00 700.00

270 Contractual Maintenance 4,000.00 4,000.00 8,000.00

280 Professional Services 2,000.00 1,000.00 3,000.00

290 Insurance 20,000.00 20,000.00

300 SUPPLIES AND MATERIALS

310 Office and Library 10,000.00 1,500.00 11,500.00

326 Building & Grounds 6,000.00 1,000.00 7,000.00

327 Vehicle 2,000.00

335 Vehicle Repair Parts

399 Other Supplies 400.00 500.00 900.00

400

410 Travel 100.00 4,000.00 4,100.00

420 Judgements and Damages

440 Official Fees

499 Other Charges

600 CAPITAL OUTLAY

610 Purchase of Land

620 Purchase of Buildings

630 Major Improvements 2000.00 7000.00 9000.00

640 Purchase of Vehicles 35,000.00 35,000.00

650 Purchase of Equipment 10,000.00 10,000.00 20,000.00

658 Automation System Hardware & Software

660 Purchase of A V Equipment 5,000.00 5,000.00

670 Major Repairs 35,000.00 1,000.00 36,000.00

Acquisitions of Library Materials

691 Books 40,000.00 5,000.00 45,000.00

692 Serials 8,000.00 1,500.00 9,500.00

693 Audio 8,000.00 300.00 8,300.00

695 Videos

696 Other Materials 5,000.00 200.00 5,200.00

750 Bookkeeping Charges

760 Intergovernmental Charges 2,000.00 2,000.00

810 Transfers to Other Funds 12,000.00 12,000.00

820 Other Financing Uses

SUB-TOTAL 651,407.38 82,050.00 733,457.38

999 CONTINGENCY AND

RESERVE 235,274.62 18,034.00 253,308.62

TOTAL PER FUND 886,682.00 100,084.00 986,766.00

TOTAL 886,682.00 100,084.00 986,766.00

Motion by Mr. Gilley seconded by Mr. Tatum to give a thirty day notice to the LSU AgCenter that the 2009 Budget is being decreased by $2,264.86 making the total budget for 2009 $28163.37).

Yeas: Ms. Green, Messers: Moore, Tatum, Gilley and Washington

Nays: Ms. Gee and Mr. Smith

Absent: Mr. McKay

MOTION CARRIED.

Motion by Mr. Gilley, second by Ms. Green to request a salary schedule on each person working for the County Agent Office.

Yeas: Ms. Gee, Green, Messers: Moore, Smith, Tatum, Gilley and Washington

Nays: None

Absent: Mr. McKay

MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Mr. Moore, seconded by Ms. Gee to accept the Worker’s Compensation Renewal for Coverage with Parish Government Risk Management Agency for the year 2009.

Yeas: Ms. Gee, Green, Messers: Moore, Smith, Tatum, Gilley and Washington.

Nays: None

Absent: Mr. Mckay

MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Mr. Washington, seconded by Mr. Moore to open a Richland Parish Police Jury Road fund Special Interest bearing checking accounts with the funds received from Kansas City Southern Railway Company as the designated operator of Meridian Speedway, LLC in the amount of $300,000.00.

Yeas: Ms. Gee, Green, Messers: Moore Smith, Tatum, Gilley, and Washington.

Nays: None

Absent: Mr. McKay

MOTION CARRIED

Motion By Ms. Gee, Seconded by Mr. Moore to adopt the following Budgets:

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PROPOSED BUDGET

Beginning Cash 1,001,668

Revenues

City Courts 770,000

District Courts 1,350,000

Mayor Courts 145,800

Grants 20,000

Bond Fees 112,000

Interest 15,000

Other Income 35,000

Fees Collected Act 432 490,000

House Bill 1 200,000

Total Revenue 3,137,800

Total Funds Available 4,139,468

Expenditures

Auto Expenses 15,000

Building & Grounds 40,000

Professional Dues & Fees 5,000

Freight 5,500

Grant Expense 220,000

Insurance General 85,000

Insurance-Health 230,000

Lab Equipt. Maint. 12,500

Lab Supplies 85,000

DNA Expenses 225,000

Legal & Accounting 9,500

Accreditation Expenses 16,000

Office Supplies 35,000

Other Service 1,000

Payroll Taxes 25,000

Document Examiner 27,600

Retirement 250,000

Salaries 1,900,000

Training & Proficiency Testing 30,000

Travel 25,000

Utilities 82,500

Capital Outlays 45,500

Total Expenditures 3,370,100

Ending Cash Unappropriated 769,368

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AMENDED BUDGET FOR 2008

Original Budget Changes Amended

Beginning Cash: $348,976 158,501 302,094

Revenues:

City Courts 610,000 -155,412 765,412

District Courts 1,275,000 -67,896 1,342,896

Mayor Courts 138,000 -6,843 144,843

Grants 50,000 -11,200 61,200 Bond Fees 100,000 -10,326 110,326

Interest 14,200 1,932 12,268 Other Income 35,000 16,760 18,240

Unidentified Remains Project 75,000 -67,882 142,882

Fees Collected Act 432 125,000 -363,833 486,833

House Bill 1 0 -500,000 500,000

Total Revenue: 2,422,200 1,164,700 3,536,900

Total Funds Available: 2,771,176 3,888,994

Expenditures

Auto Expenses 10,500 4,315 14,815

Building & Grounds 35,000 5,675 40,675

Dues & Subs 5,000 0 5,000

Freight 5,500 -2,800 2,700

Grant Expense 118,000 458,400 576,400

Insurance General 70,000 -15,000 55,000

Insurance Health 185,564 -105,564 80,000 Lab Equipt. Maint. 46,500 -44,000 2,500

Lab Supplies 70,000 15,000 85,000

DNA Supplies/Expenses 195,000 -59,000 136,000

Legal & Accounting 9,500 0 9,500

Accreditation Exp 16,000 -16,000 0

Office Supplies 25,000 7,300 32,300

Other Service 1,000 1,400 2,400

Payroll Taxes 17,200 5,300 22,500

Document Examiner 27,600 0 27,600

Retirement Expenses 199,000 -94,000 105,000

Salaries 1,560,000 0 1,560,000

Training/Proficiency Testing 27,000 1,900 28,900 Travel 20,500 3,036 23,536 Utilities 75,000 2,500 77,500 Capital Outlays 45,500 -45,500 0 Total Expenditures 2,764,364 122,962 2,887,326

Ending Cash 6,812 1,001,668

Yeas: Ms Gee, Green, Messers: Moore, Smith, Tatum, Gilley and Washington

Nays: None

Absent: McKay

MOTION CARRIED.

Motion by Mr. Moore, seconded by Mr. Tatum to accept renewal rates for Freedom Plan Group Health Insurance for Richland Parish Police Jury effective January 1, 2009.

Yeas: Ms. Gee, Messers: Moore, Smith, Tatum, Gilley and Washingtion.

Nays : None

Absent: Mr. McKay

MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Mr. Smith, seconded by Mr. Moore to adjourn.

Yeas: Ms Gee, Green, Messers: Moore, Smith, Tatum, Gilley and Washington.

Nays: None

Absent: Mr. McKay

MOTION CARRIED.

/s/ Kathy Burns /s/ Steve Lofton

Secretary- Treasure President

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Due to the holiday, the Richland Parish Police Jury Regular Schedule Meeting for JANUARY 5, 2009 has been changed to JANUARY 12, 2009 at 6:00 P.M., Fourth Floor Courthouse Building, Rayville, Louisiana.

The Police Jury will be closed for the Christmas and New Year Holidays as follows:

• December 24, 25, and 26

• December 31, January 1 and 2

BY ORDER OF THE RICHLAND PARISH POLICE JURY

Kathy Burns, Secretary-Treasurer

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