DeRidder City Council

DeRidder City Council met at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 12, 2021.

All members were present.

The meeting began with Clerk of Court Brian Lestage swearing in District 3 councilman John Marcello.

C. Randall Brown, Artemese Carhee, Michael Clanton, Charles Lestage and Joey Smith were ratified as appointments to the cities Planning and Zoning Commission.

The 2020 Beauregard Parish Multi Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan with Section 404 of the Stafford Act was adopted.

An ordinances was introduced to obtain insurance for the first street school - the public hearing will be held on April 26, 2021.

Emergency ordinances were introduced and approved for

  • replacement parts including a heater for the volute for the grit system at the wastewater treatment plant,
  • a cloud based system to run finance/payroll/personnel/utility/permitting/work orders, and
  • repairs to the roof on the Beauregard Museum.

Public hearings were held and approved for

  • cloud service software for telephone systems for all public buildings owned by the city, and
  • an ordinance amending the operating budget of revenues and expenditures for FY 2020-2021.


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