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— NOTICE —
Cameron Council on Aging/Area Agency on Aging/ Cameron Parish Public Transit/Cameron Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program and no client, applicant or employee shall, on the basis of race, sex, age, color, national origin, religion, disability, political affiliation or any other non-merited factor, be denied the benefits of, be excluded from participation in, or otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or service which this GOEA/DOTD/CSBG/LIHEAP funded agency operates.
For additional information contact: Tina Wolfe, EEO Officer, 965 Hwy 384, Lake Charles, LA 70607, (337) 905-6000 or (TDD) LA Relay 711. “Equal Opportunity Employer/Program” “Auxiliary Aids and Services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.”
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CAMERON PARISH WATER AND
WASTEWATER DISTRICT #1
2018 BUDGET
BEGINNING FUND BALANCE...........$3,263,753
PROJECTED REVENUES..................$ 405,526
PROJECTED EXPENSES...................$1,200,000
ENDING FUND BALANCE..................$2,469,279

A complete budget can be seen at the Cameron Parish Water and Wastewater District #1 office located at 126 Ann Street, Cameron, Louisiana.
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2018 Regulated Items
(Cameron Parish Residents - Cameron Pilot)
Attention Cameron
Communications Telephone
Customers
PUBLIC NOTICE
Cameron Telephone Company, LLC is committed to bringing its customers quality telecommunications services at affordable rates throughout its service territory. Basic local services are offered at the following monthly rates:
Single Party Residence: Cameron, Creole, Hackberry, Grand Chenier, Johnson Bayou, $16.44*
Single Party Business: Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, Johnson Bayou, $27.17*
Single Party Business: Hackberry, $24.17*
(*Rates vary depending on the exchange where you live or have your business, and do not include taxes, surcharges, or other fees that may be applicable, such as a subscriber line charge.)
Cameron Telephone Company, LLC provides voice telephony service which includes voice grade access to the public switched network, unlimited local calling within the customer’s local calling area at no charge, access to emergency services, and toll blocking at no charge for qualifying low-income customers. Each local exchange access line comes with a free primary directory listing and each subscriber annually receives the Cameron Telephone Company, LLC’s local telephone directory.
To make sure that our customers continuously receive quality service, any service problems can be reported to Cameron Telephone Company, LLC twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
Basic services are offered at the rates, terms and conditions specified in the Cameron Telephone Company, LLC’s tariff on file with the Louisiana Public Service Commission. If you have questions regarding the Cameron Telephone Company, LLC’s services or rates, please call toll free 1-800-737-3900.
DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE FOR LOW INCOME CUSTOMERS
The Cameron Telephone Company, LLC offers reduced rates to eligible low-income residential consumers under a government assistance program called Lifeline. Lifeline provides monthly discounts to an eligible customer’s voice telephony service OR broadband service (but not both). Customers who are eligible for Lifeline are also eligible for toll blocking at no charge.
To be eligible for Lifeline a customer’s annual household income must be at or below 135% of the federal poverty guidelines, or a customer must receive benefits from or have a child in the household who receives benefits from at least one of the following programs: Medicaid; Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly Food Stamps); Supplemental Security Income (SSI); Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA); Veterans Pension or Survivors Pension; or programs for Tribal lands.
Lifeline service is limited to one discount per household. A household is everyone who lives in the home (including children and people who are not related to the customer) and shares income and household expenses (bills, food, etc.). A customer with Lifeline service may not transfer the Lifeline benefit to any other person. Lifeline is a nontransferable benefit.
Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Cameron Telephone Company, LLC’s business office at 1-800-737-3900.
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Advertisement for Bids
Public notice is hereby given that pursuant to a resolution adopted by the Cameron Parish Police Jury, Louisiana, does hereby advertise for sealed bids and will open same on:
1. February 1, 2018
2. Bids are to be turned in to the receptionist at the Cameron Parish Police Jury Administrative Offices located at 148 Smith Circle, Cameron, LA 70631 at or before the hour of 2:00 p.m. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:10 p.m. in the Police Jury Meeting room of the same address.
3. As a requirement under Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2163, this project is classified as Building Construction.
4. For the following work:
CAMERON PARISH
POLICE JURY
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT - DISASTER
RECOVERY PROGRAM
CAMERON SQUARE
WATERFRONT FISHERIES
EQUIPMENT REFRIGERATED SPACE PACKAGE.
5. Contract documents, including drawings and technical specifications, are on file at the office of Randy M. Goodloe, AIA, APAC, 725 Kirby Street, Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70601. A CD containing a complete set of documents may be obtained from the Architect for a fee of $25.00 per disk.
6. The project is receiving construction grant assistance from the Louisiana Division of Administration, Disaster Recovery Unit, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.
7. The Attention of Bidders is called particularly to the requirements for conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract (Davis-Bacon Act), Section 3 (Low Income Resident Participation) of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, Section 109 (Non-Discrimination) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Section 503 (Non- Discrimination Against Employees with Disabilities) and Section 504 (Non-Discrimination Against Individuals with Disabilities) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Segregated Facilities, Executive Order 11246, and all applicable laws and regulations of the Federal government and State of Louisiana and bonding and insurance requirements.
8. All contractors and subcontractors will be required to comply with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Davis-Bacon Act pertaining to the minimum wage rates, the Anti-Kickback Act, the contract Work Hours Standards Act, the Local Public Works Payroll Evaluation Program and take all necessary affirmative steps to assure that minority firms, women's business enterprises, and labor surplus area firms are used when possible.
9. All contractors and subcontractors will be required to certify that they do not and will not maintain or provide for their employees any facilities that are segregated on a basis of race, color, creed, or national origin, Minority, female-owned and Section 3 firms are encouraged to submit bids.
10. No bidder may withdraw his/her bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
11. Any person with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the Owner no later than seven (7) days prior to bid opening,
12. In particular, bidders should note the required attachments and certifications to be executed and submitted with the bid proposal.
13. Preference is given to materials, supplies, and provisions that are produced, manufactured, or grown in Louisiana, quality being equal to articles offered by competitors outside the State.
14. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause. In accordance with LA–R.S. 38:2212(A)(1)(b), the provisions and requirements of this Section, those stated in the advertisement for bids, and those required on the Bid Form shall not be considered as informalities and shall not be waived by any public entity.
15. The Contractor shall obtain, maintain during the life of the project and provide to the Owner copies of the following bonds and policies which shall be obtained from surety companies which appear on the U.S. Treasury Circular 570, licensed to do business in the State of Louisiana, in the amounts and for the purpose stated and Subject to the Owner's approval:
1. BID BOND: A "Bid Guarantee" equivalent to 5% of the bid price consisting of a firm commitment, such as a bid bond, certified check, cashier's check, money order or other negotiable instrument, shall accompany each bid as assurance that the bidder will, upon acceptance of his bid, execute such contractual documents as may be required and within the time specified,
2. PERFORMANCE BOND: A performance bond of not less than 100% of the contract price shall be executed to assure the Contractor's faithful performance of the contract
3. PAYMENT BOND: A payment bond of not less than 100% of the contract price shall be executed to assure payment as required by law of all persons supplying labor and material in the performance of the work provided by the contract.
16. The public shall incur no obligation to the Contractor until the Contract between the Parish and the Contractor is fully executed.
17. Official action on this bid will be taken within forty five (45) days by the Cameron Parish Police Jury.
18. Pre-Bid conference (not mandatory) will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 on site, 326 Marshall St., Cameron, LA 70631 at 10:00 a.m.
19. All bids must be plainly marked on the outside of the envelope:
BID FOR
“CAMERON PARISH
POLICE JURY
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT - DISASTER
RECOVERY PROGRAM CAMERON SQUARE
WATERFRONT FISHERIES EQUIPMENT REFRIGERATED SPACE PACKAGE.”
Curtis Fountain, President Cameron Parish Police Jury
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Advertisement for Bids
Public notice is hereby given that pursuant to a resolution adopted by the Cameron Parish Police Jury, Louisiana, does hereby advertise for sealed bids and will open same on:
1. February 1, 2018
2. Bids are to be turned in to the receptionist at the Cameron Parish Police Jury Administrative Offices located at 148 Smith Circle, Cameron, LA 70631 at or before the hour of 2:00 p.m. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:10 p.m. in the Police Jury Meeting room of the same address.
3. As a requirement under Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2163, this project is classified as Building Construction.
For the following work:
CAMERON PARISH
POLICE JURY
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT - DISASTER
RECOVERY PROGRAM CAMERON SQUARE
WATERFRONT FISHERIES EQUIPMENT
PNEUMATIC ICE
CONVEYOR SYSTEM.
5. Contract documents, including drawings and technical specifications, are on file at the office of Randy M. Goodloe, AIA, APAC, 725 Kirby Street, Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70601. A CD containing a complete set of documents may be obtained from the Architect for a fee of $25.00 per disk.
6. The project is receiving construction grant assistance from the Louisiana Division of Administration, Disaster Recovery Unit, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.
7. The Attention of Bidders is called particularly to the requirements for conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract (Davis-Bacon Act), Section 3 (Low Income Resident Participation) of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, Section 109 (Non-Discrimination) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Section 503 (Non- Discrimination Against Employees with Disabilities) and Section 504 (Non-Discrimination Against Individuals with Disabilities) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Segregated Facilities, Executive Order 11246, and all applicable laws and regulations of the Federal government and State of Louisiana and bonding and insurance requirements.
8. All contractors and subcontractors will be required to comply with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Davis-Bacon Act pertaining to the minimum wage rates, the Anti-Kickback Act, the contract Work Hours Standards Act, the Local Public Works Payroll Evaluation Program and take all necessary affirmative steps to assure that minority firms, women's business enterprises, and labor surplus area firms are used when possible.
9. All contractors and subcontractors will be required to certify that they do not and will not maintain or provide for their employees any facilities that are segregated on a basis of race, color, creed, or national origin, Minority, female-owned and Section 3 firms are encouraged to submit bids.
10. No bidder may withdraw his/her bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
11. Any person with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the Owner no later than seven (7) days prior to bid opening,
12. In particular, bidders should note the required attachments and certifications to be executed and submitted with the bid proposal.
13. Preference is given to materials, supplies, and provisions that are produced, manufactured, or grown in Louisiana, quality being equal to articles offered by competitors outside the State.
14. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause. In accordance with LA–R.S. 38:2212(A)(1)(b), the provisions and requirements of this Section, those stated in the advertisement for bids, and those required on the Bid Form shall not be considered as informalities and shall not be waived by any public entity.
15. The Contractor shall obtain, maintain during the life of the project and provide to the Owner copies of the following bonds and policies which shall be obtained from surety companies which appear on the U.S. Treasury Circular 570, licensed to do business in the State of Louisiana, in the amounts and for the purpose stated and Subject to the Owner's approval:
1. BID BOND: A "Bid Guarantee" equivalent to 5% of the bid price consisting of a firm commitment, such as a bid bond, certified check, cashier's check, money order or other negotiable instrument, shall accompany each bid as assurance that the bidder will, upon acceptance of his bid, execute such contractual documents as may be required and within the time specified,
2. PERFORMANCE BOND: A performance bond of not less than 100% of the contract price shall be executed to assure the Contractor's faithful performance of the contract
3. PAYMENT BOND: A payment bond of not less than 100% of the contract price shall be executed to assure payment as required by law of all persons supplying labor and material in the performance of the work provided by the contract.
16. The public shall incur no obligation to the Contractor until the Contract between the Parish and the Contractor is fully executed.
17. Official action on this bid will be taken within forty five (45) days by the Cameron Parish Police Jury.
18. Pre-Bid conference (not mandatory) will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 on site, 326 Marshall St., Cameron, LA 70631 at 10:00 a.m.
19. All minority and small business enterprises are encouraged to submit bids.
20. All bids must be plainly marked on the outside of the envelope:
BID FOR
“CAMERON PARISH
POLICE JURY
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT - DISASTER
RECOVERY PROGRAM
CAMERON SQUARE
WATERFRONT FISHERIES
EQUIPMENT
PNEUMATIC ICE CONVEYOR SYSTEM.”
Curtis Fountain, President
Cameron Parish Police Jury
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ADVERTISEMENT
Public notice is hereby given that pursuant to a resolution adopted by the Cameron Parish Police Jury, Louisiana, does hereby advertise for sealed bids for equipment purchase and will be open same on:
1. Thursday, February 1, 2018
2. Bids are to be turned in to the receptionist at the Cameron Parish Police Jury Administrative Offices located at 148 Smith Circle, Cameron, LA 70631 at or before the hour of 2:00 p.m..Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:10 p.m. in the Police Jury Meeting room of the same address.
3. For the following work: Equipment purchase
CAMERON PARISH
POLICE JURY
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT - DISASTER
RECOVERY PROGRAM
CAMERON SQUARE
WATERFRONT FISHERIES EQUIPMENT.
4. Contract documents, including drawings and technical specifications, are on file at the office of Randy M. Goodloe, AIA, APAC, 725 Kirby Street, Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70601. A CD containing a complete set of documents may be obtained from the Architect for a fee of $25.00 per disk.
5. Pre-Bid conference (not mandatory) will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 on site, 326 Marshall St., Cameron, LA 70631 at 10:00 a.m.
6. Preference is given to materials, supplies, and provisions that are produced, manufactured, or grown in Louisiana, quality being equal to articles offered by competitors outside the State.
7. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause. In accordance with LA–R.S. 38:2212(A)(1)(b), the provisions and requirements of this Section, those stated in the advertisement for bids, and those required on the Bid Form shall not be considered as informalities and shall not be waived by any public entity.
8. The public shall incur no obligation to the Contractor until the Contract between the Parish and the Contractor is fully executed.
9. Official action on this bid will be taken within forty five (45) days by the Cameron Parish Police Jury.
10. Minority and small business entities are encouraged to submit bids.
11. All bids must be plainly marked on the outside of the envelope for which equipment is being bid. Identify by specification section number and name:
BID FOR “CAMERON PARISH POLICE JURY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK
GRANT - DISASTER
RECOVERY PROGRAM
CAMERON SQUARE
WATERFRONT FISHERIES EQUIPMENT.
(section number) - (section name).”
Curtis Fountain, President
Cameron Parish Police Jury
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PUBLIC NOTICE
Cameron Parish Coastal Use Permit Application
Interested parties are hereby notified that the Coastal Management Section of the Cameron Parish Police Jury has received the following apparently complete application for a Coastal Use Permit in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Louisiana Coastal Resources Program and R.S. 49, 213.1, the State and Local Coastal Resources Management Act of 1978, as amended.
C.U.P# P20171087; L.C.U.P. #171206
Name of Applicant: Little Pecan Cattle Company, LLC, P.O. Box 1083, Houston, TX 77251
Location of permit: Grand Chenier, East of Pumpkin Ridge Rd., Sections 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 33, 34, T14S - R6W, Section 4, T15S - R6W, Cameron Parish, Louisiana.
Character of Work: Little Pecan Cattle Company proposes to restore existing levees, drainage laterals, and water control structures. This will result in approximately 83416 cubic yards of dredge material to be excavated from existing drainage laterals and adjacent borrow areas. The spoil material to be placed on existing levees. Replacement of nine water control structures to be installed to restore the historic drainage features of the project area.
The decision on whether to issue a permit will be based on an evaluation of the probable impacts of the proposed activity in accordance with the state policies outlined in R.S. 49:213.2. The decision will reflect in the national concern for both protection and utilization of important resources. The decision must be consistent with the state program and approved local programs for affected parishes and must represent an appropriate balancing of social, environmental, and economic factors. All factors which may be relevant to the proposal will be considered; among these are flood and storm hazards, water quality, water supply, feasible alternative sites, drainage patterns, historical sites, economics, public and private benefits, coastal water dependency, impacts on natural features, compatibility with the natural and cultural setting and the extent of long term benefits or adverse impacts.
Certification that the proposed activity will not violate applicable water and air quality, laws, standards, and regulations will be required before a permit is issued.
Any person may request, in writing, within the comment period specified in this notice, that a public hearing be held to consider this application. Request for public hearings shall state, with particularity, the reasons for holding a public hearing.
Plans for the proposed work may be inspected at the Cameron Parish Police Jury West Annex Building, Coastal Management Division, Courthouse Square, 148 Smith Circle, Cameron, Louisiana, (337) 775-2800. Written comments should be mailed within 25 days from the date of this public notice to Cameron Parish Police Jury, Coastal Management Division, Post Office Box 1280, Cameron, Louisiana 70631.
Sincerely,
/s/ Kara Bonsall
Kara Bonsall, Coastal Zone
Administrator
Cameron Parish
Police Jury
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PROCEEDINGS
MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE
LOWER CAMERON HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT
The Board of Directors of Lower Cameron Hospital Service District met in regular session on Wednesday April 19, 2017. Members present were as follows:
Present: Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman, Margaret Jones, Secretary - Treasurer, Shawn Bonsall, Nedia Trahan.
Absent: Tim Dupont, Chairman
Dinah Billings
Shelia Miller
Guests: Cody Guston, South Cameron Memorial Hospital
Call to Order: The meeting was called to order by Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman.
Pledge of Allegiance: The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Margaret Jones.
Roll Call: Brenda Boudreaux conducted the roll call.
Present: Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman; Margaret Jones, Secretary-Treasurer; Shawn Bonsall and Nedia Trahan.
Absent: Tim Dupont, Chairman; Dinah Billings, and Shelia Miller
Board Minutes: On a motion by Shawn Bonsall, seconded by Nedia Trahan it was moved to approve the minutes from the March 22, 2017 meeting. The motion carried.
OLD BUSINESS
Frontier Check/Bankruptcy: There was no update on the Frontier Check/Bankruptcy.
FEMA PW Update: Mr. Fawvor reviewed a report of invoices submitted under FEMA PW-3850 with Board members that had not been present at the March 2017 meeting. In the 2015 audit report the District’s auditor, Mr. Joey Breaux had broken down the invoices submitted to FEMA for this PW. A total of $69,856.37 had been spent on equipment and inventory items located at the Calcasieu Oaks facility in Lake Charles. Mr. Breaux recommended that the Board request Stonebridge Properties pay back the District for those items purchased for the Calcasieu Oaks facility. Mr. Breaux had contacted Mr. Fawvor to see if that action had taken place before the end of 2016 so that he could remove the receivable from the audit report. Unfortunately, those amounts have not been collected from Stonebridge Properties so the receivable will remain on the District’s books on the 2016 audit report. In addition, Mr. Fawvor reported to the Board that Stonebridge Properties was currently behind on rental payments to the District in the amount of $112,800.00. Mr. Guston requested that the Board hold off one more month before taking action because he said he was working with the 5 MCO’s concerning payments owed to the Hospital and they were beginning to make some headway on collections. Margaret Jones also requested that the Board wait to act until more members were present to make sure that everyone was on the same page as to what actions needed to take place.
Hospital Substructure and Foundation Repairs: Mr. Fawvor reported to the Board that he had received a clear lien certificate and final invoice request on Project # 2016-46. Mr. Fawvor also said that the engineer had reviewed all the work and that no punch list would be needed as all the contracted work was complete. On a motion by Margaret Jones, seconded by Nedia Trahan it was moved to accept Project # 2016-46 as complete and approve Estimate # 4 (final payment) in the amount of $27,100.00 to K&J Development of SWLA, LLC. The motion carried.
NEW BUSINESS
Announcement: Mr. Fawvor announced that at the May 24, 2017, Lower Cameron Hospital Service District meeting the Board would discuss the adoption of a resolution calling for the levying of a 14 mil tax to support the operations of South Cameron Memorial Hospital. The meeting will take place at 5:30 pm in the Conference Room in the South Cameron Memorial Hospital located at 5360 W. Creole Hwy in Cameron, Louisiana.
Adopt Resolution - Audit Compliance Questionnaire: Mr. Fawvor reported to the Board that he had completed the Audit Compliance Questionnaire which is a part of the Board’s yearly audit of financial statements. On a motion by Nedia Trahan, seconded by Shawn Bonsall it was moved to adopt the following resolution:
RESOLUTION
A RESOLUTION ADOPTING LOUISIANA COMPLIANCE QUESTIONNAIRE AS A REQUIRED PART OF LOWER CAMERON HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT'S ANNUAL FINANCIAL AND COMPLIANCE AUDIT.
WHEREAS, the Legislative Auditor requires that a Louisiana Compliance Questionnaire be completed and adopted by the Lower Cameron Hospital Service District; and
WHEREAS, the questionnaire must be presented to the auditor at the beginning of the annual audit; and
WHEREAS, the auditor will test the accuracy of the response to the questionnaire during the course of his audit;
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Lower Cameron Hospital Service District does hereby resolve that the attached Louisiana
Compliance Questionnaire, be and is hereby adopted.
This is to certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of a resolution adopted by the Lower Cameron Hospital Service District board in regular session on the 19th day of April 2017 in Creole, Louisiana.
Tim Dupont // Chairman
Margaret Jones // Secretary- Treasurer
The Motion Carried.
Management Report: Cody Guston reported to the Board concerning operations at Calcasieu Oaks. He said that as of the first quarter in 2017 the facility had 540 patient days for the year with the number of patients at 66. The average length of stay is running at 8.2 days and the ACD is at 18. He said that the ACD had been better, around 20, but 18 is still places the facility in a very good position as far as patient billing is concerned. As far as the MCO’s, he said that the billing company is making better headway as far as collections but there is still room for improvement.
Brenda Boudreaux requested that the Hospital consider advertising the clinic by placing signs near the stop light in Creole, in front of the Hospital itself and one in Cameron to help boost the usage of the clinic. Mr. Guston said that he would consider getting permission from the land owners to place the signs at those locations.
Mr. Guston then presented the Board with an estimate on replacing the equipment in the Hospital’s lab. Currently the equipment being used is around 10 years old and that combined with inconsistent electrical power is causing many problems with the equipment. The staff is having to baby this equipment and run almost continuous tests to make sure the equipment is operating correctly. The Board had requested to see the cost of replacing the equipment through both a direct purchase vs. the possibility of leasing the equipment. An estimate from LABSCO showed that a direct purchase would cost $188,167.00 for the purchase and then $29,416.00 per year for consumables and warranty coverage over a 5-year period for a total cost of $305,831.00. The 60-Month FMV lease option would cost $49,477.00 for the first year and then 72,955.00 for each year after over a 5-year period for a total cost of $341,297.00. At the end of the 5 year lease the Hospital would have the option of purchasing the equipment or upgrading to a newer model with more advanced features.
District Bills: On a motion by Margaret Jones, seconded by Nedia Trahan it was moved to approve the following invoices for the month of April:
Greg Fawvor, $168.30, Mileage - Tax Millage Workshop
Adjournment: On a motion by Margaret Jones, seconded by Nedia Trahan it was moved to adjourn the meeting. The Motion Carried.
Approved this 24th day of May, 2017.
Approval:
Tim Dupont, Chairman
Lower Cameron Hospital
Service District
Attest:
Margaret Jones,
Secretary-Treasurer
Lower Cameron Hospital
Service District
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PROCEEDINGS
MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE
LOWER CAMERON HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT
The Board of Directors of Lower Cameron Hospital Service District met in regular session on Wednesday May 24, 2017. Members present were as follows:
Present: Tim Dupont, Chairman
Margaret Jones, Secretary – Treasurer, Dinah Billings, Nedia Trahan.
Absent: Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman, Shawn Bonsall, Shelia Miller.
Guests: Jennifer Jones, Cameron Parish District Attorney, Cody Guston, South Cameron Memorial Hospital
Call to Order: The meeting was called to order by Tim Dupont, Chairman.
Pledge of Allegiance: The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Nedia Trahan.
Roll Call: Tim Dupont conducted the roll call.
Present: Tim Dupont, Chairman; Margaret Jones, Secretary–Treasurer; Dinah Billings, and Nedia Trahan.
Absent: Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman; Shawn Bonsall and Shelia Miller.
Board Minutes: On a motion by Margaret Jones, seconded by Nedia Trahan it was moved to approve the minutes from the April 19, 2017 meeting. The motion carried.
OLD BUSINESS
Frontier Check/Bankruptcy: Ms. Jennifer Jones reported to the Board she had documents from the Bankruptcy Court authorizing an immediate payment of $130,000.00 towards the District’s entire claim of approximately $200,000.00. This portion of the payment will be paid by David Burns and is in restitution for criminal charges against him and filed in Calcasieu Parish. In return, the District agrees to a probated sentence because he has no prior criminal history, provided he testifies against James Stanger. His testimony will show that it was Mr. Stanger who altered and deposited the stolen check identified in the criminal charges. The District also agrees to assign $130,000.00 in the Bankruptcy proceedings back to Mr. Burns when the funds are released sometimes around the end of 2017. The final amount due to the District is being held by the Bankruptcy court pending the sale of property purchased by Frontier in Calcasieu Parish and is earning interest at a rate of 10%. The proceeds from the sale will be used to pay the District, Stonebridge Properties and several other smaller creditors involved in the suit.
On a motion by Nedia Trahan, seconded by Dinah Billings it was moved to give the Chairman authority to sign the Bankruptcy agreement. The motion carried.
FEMA PW Update: Ms. Jones reported that she had received notice that another one of the FEMA PW’s was finally being closed and several more are in the close-out process.
NEW BUSINESS
Adopt 2017 Tax Millage Rate: On a motion by Margaret Jones, seconded by Nedia Trahan it was moved to accept the following resolution:
RESOLUTION
BE IT RESOLVED, that the following millage(s) are hereby levied on the 2017 tax roll on all property subject to taxation by Lower Cameron Hospital Service District:
MILLAGE Lower Cameron Hospital Service District, 14 mills
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the proper administrative officials of the Parish of Cameron, State of Louisiana, be and they are hereby empowered, authorized, and directed to spread said taxes, as hereinabove set forth, upon the assessment roll of said Parish for the year 2017, and to make the collection of the taxes imposed for and on behalf of the taxing authority, according to law, and that the taxes herein levied shall become a permanent lien and privilege on all property subject to taxation as herein set forth, and collection thereof shall be enforceable in the manner provided by law.
The foregoing resolution was read in full, the roll was called on the adoption thereof, and the resolution was adopted by the following votes:
YEAS: Tim Dupont, Margaret Jones, Dinah Billings, Nedia Trahan
NAYS: None
ABSTAINED: None
ABSENT: Brenda Boudreaux, Shawn Bonsall, Shelia Miller
CERTIFICATE
I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and exact copy of the resolution adopted at the board meeting held on May 24, 2017, at which meeting a quorum was present and voting.
Cameron, Louisiana, this 24 day of May, 2017.
/s/ Margaret Jones
Margaret Jones
Secretary-Treasurer
The Motion Carried.
Management Report: Cody Guston reported to the Board that for the month of April, Calcasieu Oaks had 72 discharges, the average approved days was 8.36 and ADC was at 18.9. On state payments, he said that Medicaid had reported an overpayment in the amount of $33,000.00 and had deducted that amount from current payments. He said that upon review he had found that the amount was not owed back to Medicaid and he had submitted documentation proving the payment was not in error, however Medicaid was dragging their feet on releasing the funds back to the Hospital. Ms. Jennifer Jones said that she would contact Mr. Jack Stolier, of Sullivan, Stolier and Knight, to review that matter and try to get the funds released. Mr. Guston then reported that Medicare had reported an overpayment in the amount of $94,403.00, during the time that Frontier was operating the Hospital, and they would begin recouping those funds around June 16th. Ms. Jennifer Jones said that that amount would have to be turned over to the Bankruptcy court and included in the Bankruptcy to be paid.
Mr. Guston then presented the Board with additional information regarding leasing of new lab equipment including a 36-month lease period vs. the 60 month one presented at the last meeting.
He then said that the Hospital may be able to get a few more years out of the current equipment because he had just hired a new lab director who worked for the company that services these types of machines and he has some ideas that could get several more years of use out of the current equipment.
District Bills: On a motion by Margaret Jones, seconded by Nedia Trahan it was moved to approve the following invoices for the month of May:
Cameron Parish Pilot, $136.00, Ad Fees - Project & Ad Val Taxes
Jones Walker, LLC, $82.50, Professional Fees
Jones Walker, LLC, $27.50, Professional Fees
The motion carried.
Adjournment: On a motion by Dinah Billings, seconded by Nedia Trahan it was moved to adjourn the meeting.
The Motion Carried.
Approved this 21st day of June, 2017.
Approval:
Tim Dupont, Chairman
Lower Cameron Hospital
Service District
Attest:
Margaret Jones
Secretary-Treasurer
Lower Cameron Hospital
Service District
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PROCEEDINGS
MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE
LOWER CAMERON HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT
The Board of Directors of Lower Cameron Hospital Service District met in regular session on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Members present were as follows:
Present: Tim Dupont, Chairman
Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman
Margaret Jones, Secretary-Treasurer, Dinah Billings, Shawn Bonsall, Nedia Trahan
Absent: Shelia Miller
Guests: Jennifer Jones, Cameron Parish District Attorney, Joey Breaux, Lester, Miller & Wells, Leslie Trahan (via Conference Call) Stonebridge Properties, Cody Guston, South Cameron Memorial Hospital
Call to Order: The meeting was called to order by Tim Dupont, Chairman.
Pledge of Allegiance: The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Brenda Boudreaux.
Roll Call: Tim Dupont conducted the roll call.
Present: Tim Dupont, Chairman; Margaret Jones, Secretary-Treasurer; Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman; Dinah Billings, Shawn Bonsall and Nedia Trahan.
Absent: Shelia Miller.
Board Minutes: On a motion by Margaret Jones, seconded by Brenda Boudreaux it was moved to approve the minutes from the May 24, 2017 meeting. The motion carried.
OLD BUSINESS
Frontier Check/Bankruptcy: Ms. Jennifer Jones reported to the Board she had received confirmation that Mr. David Burns had paid the full amount owed to the district to the Bankruptcy Court in restitution for criminal charges against him and filed in Calcasieu Parish. The District has agreed to a probated sentence because he has no prior criminal history, provided he testifies against James Stanger who had altered and deposited the District’s stolen check. The final amount due to the District is being held by the Bankruptcy court pending the sale of property purchased by Frontier in Calcasieu Parish.
FEMA PW Update: Ms. Jones reported that there was no new information regarding the FEMA PW’s.
Lab Equipment: Discussion regarding the purchase/lease of new lab equipment was deferred to the next meeting.
NEW BUSINESS
2016 Audit Report: Mr. Joey Breaux of the firm of Lester, Miller & Wells presented the Board with a discussion draft of the 2016 audit report. Mr. Breaux said that his firm was reporting an unmodified opinion on the District’s financial statements and that the financial statements for the District were presented fairly in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America. Next Mr. Breaux reviewed a comparative Balance Sheet, Statement of Net Position and Statement of Revenues, Expenses and Changes in Net Position for years ending 2015 and 2016. Concerning FEMA PW’s, Mr. Breaux reported that his firm was booking $351, 117.00 as payable however he said that these were only estimates and repeated attempts to get more exact numbers were met with resistance on the FEMA side. He said that hopefully these PW’s will be closed out within the next year or two so that he can remove these payables from the District’s books.
Next Mr. Breaux presented the Board with an analysis of property tax assessed values from the Cameron Parish Assessor’s office. Due to recent drops in assessed values in the District the net property taxes collected had dropped from $1.7 million in 2014 to $1.3 million in 2015 and 2016 estimates had recently been revised down to approximately $930,812.00. Mr. Breaux said that according to his calculations because of drops in assessed values and additional adjustments by the Assessor’s office the district’s tax revenues had dropped by $780,000.00 in the last two years. Mr. Fawvor said that he had called the Assessor’s office for clarification on the 2016 amount because previous estimates from the beginning of the year were in the $1.2 million range. He said that he had been told that the assessed values for the District had been adjusted because of a bankruptcy concerning a gas processing plant with associated offshore platforms in the District and a change in the way that assessments were calculated on movable marine vessels in Cameron. Apparently, in the past, these vessels had been valued as barges because of that type of vessel’s higher assessed values and this year their designation had been changed after the first of the year to correct for that mistake. This change in valuation classification had caused the marine vessel’s assessed values to dropped significantly and that drop would be permanent. As to the bankruptcy he had been told that it was possible that if a new company took over operations this year then the taxes on the assessed value would be paid next year, however recovering any money from this year would be virtually impossible. Jennifer Jones said that she would check with the company’s bankruptcy attorney to see if the District could file a bankruptcy claim for lost taxes.
Mr. Breaux reported that there were no compliance issues for 2016 but there was one finding, Finding # 2016-01, that had to do with segregation of duties. Due to the size of the District and the amount of operating funds it is impossible to hire a large enough staff for true segregation of duties. Because of this weakness in internal control, Mr. Breaux said that it very important that the Board continue to monitor this issue and review all financial information on a timely manner. Mr. Breaux then reviewed all the adjustments made to the financial statements made on December 31, 2016 and presented the Board with an analysis of Bankruptcy Payments made by the District and amounts still owed to Medicare and Medicaid from the District’s Chapter 9 bankruptcy which was accepted by the Bankruptcy Court on September 28, 2000.
Finally, Mr. Breaux reviewed a series of new Statewide Agreed-Upon Procedures which are going into effect during 2017, as required by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor. These new procedures will have to be adopted by all governmental entities in the state and will be part of the 2017 audit.
On a motion by Shawn Bonsall, seconded by Margaret Jones it was moved to accept the audit report for 2016. The motion carried.
Management Report: Cody Guston reported that the 5 MCO’s in the state are paying better on current Medicaid submissions, however he is still having problems with payments that are 30/60/90 days old. He said that the Hospital still has over $1.5 million in 60-90 day billings that the state will not release and when pressed for future dates for the release of funds, they refuse to give any answers. He did say that hopefully the number of MCO’s will go down from five to two or three, because that would mean fewer insurance companies to fight with over payments.
District Bills: On a motion by Margaret Jones, seconded by Nedia Trahan it was moved to approve the following invoices for the month of June:
Urban Designs, $4,159.00, Grounds Maintenance
Lester, Miller & Wells, $2,500.00, 2016 Interim Bill
Jones Walker, LLC, $835.84, Professional Fees
The motion carried.
Adjournment: On a motion by Brenda Boudreaux, seconded by Nedia Trahan it was moved to adjourn the meeting.
The Motion Carried.
Approved this 19th day of July, 2017.
Approval:
Tim Dupont, Chairman
Lower Cameron Hospital
Service District
Attest:
Margaret Jones
Secretary-Treasurer
Lower Cameron Hospital
Service District
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PROCEEDINGS
MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE
LOWER CAMERON HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT
The Board of Directors of Lower Cameron Hospital Service District met in regular session on Wednesday July 19, 2017. Members present were as follows:
Present: Tim Dupont, Chairman
Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman
Margaret Jones, Secretary-Treasurer, Dinah Billings, Shawn Bonsall, Shelia Miller, Nedia Trahan.
Absent: None
Guests: Jennifer Jones, Cameron Parish District Attorney, Cody Guston, South Cameron Memorial Hospital, Davy Doxey, Cameron Parish Police Juror.
Call to Order: The meeting was called to order by Tim Dupont, Chairman.
Pledge of Allegiance: The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Shelia Miller.
Roll Call: Tim Dupont conducted the roll call.
Present: Tim Dupont, Chairman; Margaret Jones, Secretary–Treasurer; Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman; Dinah Billings, Shawn Bonsall, Shelia Miller and Nedia Trahan.
Absent: None
Board Minutes: On a motion by Shelia Miller, seconded by Nedia Trahan it was moved to approve the minutes from the June 28, 2017 meeting. The motion carried.
OLD BUSINESS
Frontier Check/Bankruptcy: Ms. Jennifer Jones reported to the Board that according to the Bankruptcy court’s final determination, Frontier owes the District $192,000.00 - $194,000.00 and that the entire amount will be paid before then end of the year. There are also criminal charges against both operators, James Stanger and David Burns, in Calcasieu Parish where it is alleged that they altered a District check and deposited it into their account. David Burn’s attorney has contested the criminal charges against his client, saying that it was James Stanger who altered and deposited the check so Mr. Burns is innocent of those charges. Mr. Burns has said that he would immediately repay the District the amount of the check, $130,000.00, to have the charges dropped in the criminal matter. A recently approved agreement between the Board and Mr. Burns would allow him to pay this amount and then be reimbursed when the Bankruptcy proceedings are released later this year and then he would then file a suit against Mr. Stanger for his share of the check.
In other legal matters, Jennifer Jones reported that after last month’s meeting with the Board’s auditor, Mr. Joey Breaux from the firm of Lester, Miller and Wells, Inc., she had contacted Ron Johnson, Cameron Parish Tax Collector to discuss a Bankruptcy filed by a local gas processing plant. According to Mr. Johnson’s office a claim has been filed by the Tax Collector against the processing plant for all the tax entities who were affected by the bankruptcy and any money recovered would be distributed as soon as a determination is made by the court. She also said that ad valorem taxes are considered a priority claim so they should be paid before any of the other creditors’ claims.
FEMA PW Update: Ms. Jones reported that there was no new information regarding the FEMA PW’s.
Lab Equipment: Discussion regarding the purchase/lease of new lab equipment was deferred to the next meeting.
NEW BUSINESS
Management Report: Cody Guston reported to the Board that Calcasieu Oak’s number of discharges was 76, the average patient length of stay was 7.5 and the daily census of patients was 18.6 which is a little lower than last month. As to the 5 MCO’s payments, he said that they have been good at paying current claims in a timely manner, however he was still having problems with payments had been submitted at 90 days and over. He also said that next year the current system would be changing by reducing the number of MCO’s in the state down to two or three instead of the 5 we currently have. He said that in the short term there would probably be additional delays in payment processing because new contracts will have to be made with the remaining MCO’s, however in the long run this would be a better operating system. When asked if he thought the two or three dropping out would try to not make payments, he said that they were under contract to process those payments and would have to keep working those claims.
District Bills: On a motion by Margaret Jones, seconded by Nedia Trahan it was moved to approve the following invoices for the month of July:
Lester, Miller & Wells, $15,350.00, 2016 Audit Bill
Jones Walker, LLC, $28.30, Professional Fees
The motion carried.
Adjournment: On a motion by Brenda Boudreaux, seconded by Shelia Miller it was moved to adjourn the meeting.
The Motion Carried.
Approved this 16th day of August, 2017.
Approval:
Tim Dupont, Chairman
Lower Cameron Hospital
Service District
Attest:
Margaret Jones
Secretary-Treasurer
Lower Cameron Hospital
Service District
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PROCEEDINGS
MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE
LOWER CAMERON HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT
The Board of Directors of Lower Cameron Hospital Service District met in regular session on Wednesday August 23. 2017. Members present were as follows:
Present: Tim Dupont, Chairman
Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman
Margaret Jones, Secretary-Treasurer, Dinah Billings, Shawn Bonsall
Absent: Nedia Trahan
Guests: Leslie Trahan, Stonebridge Properties, Jennifer Jones, Cameron Parish District Attorney
Call to Order: The meeting was called to order by Tim Dupont, Chairman.
Pledge of Allegiance: The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Brenda Boudreaux.
Roll Call: Tim Dupont conducted the roll call.
Present: Tim Dupont, Chairman; Margaret Jones, Secretary-Treasurer; Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman; Dinah Billings, and Shawn Bonsall.
Absent: Nedia Trahan
Board Minutes: On a motion by Brenda Boudreaux, seconded by Dinah Billings it was moved to approve the minutes from the July19, 2017 meeting. The motion carried.
OLD BUSINESS
Frontier Check/Bankruptcy: Jennifer Jones reported to the Board that she had received a check in the amount of $130,000.00 from David Burns’ attorney. This check is repayment in the full amount of the check stolen from the District in 2013 by James Stanger. Mr. Stanger was partners with Mr. Burns in Frontier Hospitals, Inc. the company that was operating the Hospital at that time. Mr. Fawvor reported to the Board that the check had been deposited immediately and had cleared the bank. Ms. Jones then reported that she had been made aware of an article stating that David Burns’ new company in Missouri was under investigation for the theft of approximately $90,000,000.00 from fraudulent billings and that was probably how he could afford to pay the Board back for the stolen check. Ms. Jones said that the Board was still entitled to another $60,000.00 from Frontier’s bankruptcy proceedings and that amount should be sent before the end of the year.
FEMA PW Update: Mr. Fawvor reported that he had received emails stating that several of the PW’s were in the final closeout phase and others had been extended. He also reported a problem with the District’s access to the online service where quarterly reports had to be filed, however he said that the problem had finally been resolved so all the reports were now up to date.
Lab Equipment: Leslie Trahan requested to discussion this matter in her management report.
NEW BUSINESS
Management Report: Leslie Trahan presented the Board with census figures for January through July 2017. There have been no regular admissions or discharges in 2017, however there were a total of 6 observation admissions so far, this year. ER visits for 2017 so far were: 132 in January; 104 in February; 131 in March; 107 in April; 111 in May; 87 in June; 107 in July for a total of 779 visits for the year. The community clinic had seen: 83 visits in January; 42 in February; 41 in March; 33 in April; 24 in May; 36 in June; 28 in July for a total of 287 for the year. Prescriptions fill in the Hospital’s next day pharmacy had been: 343 in January; 266 in February; 301 in March; 216 in April; 237 in May; 290 in June; 212 in July for a total of 1,856 for the year. Radiology had taken a total of 437 x-rays and CT scans for the year and the Lab had performed 1,394 procedures, including 785 from Calcasieu Oaks, for the year. Calcasieu Oaks had 512 admissions so far in 2017 for a total 3,983 patient days. Their average daily census is running at 18.97 and their length of stay is averaging 7.85 days. She said the reimbursement approval rate at Calcasieu Oaks was the best that it had ever been and was in the 92-93% range.
Ms. Trahan then presented the Board with copies of all the insurance policies currently in place at the Hospital and associated buildings including property, liability, workers comp, vehicle and flood insurance. Next, she went over financial reports including cash balances in the bank and on the balance sheet, accounts payable aging and all outstanding liabilities. Then, she presented the Board with three notices of Medicare overpayments from CMS for the period that Frontier was operating the Hospital in 2013. The notices included outstanding balances in the amounts of $28,882.11; $62,471.14; $31,923.83 and $32,465.05 for a total of $155,751.13. She then presented the Board with copies of a check paying the $28,882.11 because CMS was threatening to turn that amount over to the Department of Treasury’s Debt Collection Center. She said that she could not dispute any of the amounts because she did not have access to any of Frontier’s records from that time.
Regarding lab equipment she said that the current unit is still operating but it is now outside of its normal operation period so the company will begin phasing out support and no longer be releasing updates for that model. She said that currently they are only experiencing a minimal number of diversions and she would begin reporting to the Board the number each month. She felt that erratic power could be the main cause so she had contacted Jeff Davis and requested a test meter be installed on the main line coming into the Hospital for the next 30-40 days to help determine what is causing the problem.
She then spoke about the current year’s flood insurance policies which totaled $46,779.00 and requested an addition subsidy for normal operating expenses to cover this amount. On a motion by Margaret Jones, seconded by Shawn Bonsall it was moved to provide an additional subsidy for flood insurance. The motion carried.
Next, she presented the Board with information concerning 2017 physical plant issues including invoices totaling $32,972.56 for HVAC system repairs, $48,586.04 for CT Scan machine repairs and $17,451.30 in lab equipment repairs. She reminded the Board that all the equipment in the Hospital is now over 11 years old and most of these systems have more and more problems with increasing age. As to patient care, she said that she felt the current equipment is still giving out good results because the techs are constantly checking and double checking the equipment to make sure they are accurate but over time all this equipment will have to be replaced.
Regarding the septic system she said that recent repairs had totaled $5,400.00 and because the reporting requirements to DEQ are so complicated she had contracted with Booth Environmental to comply with all of the state requirements.
Finally, she provided the Board with an estimate for new signage for the Hospital and clinic in the amount of $3,531.42. The Board had been especially concerned about changing all the signs to indicate the clinic located in the Hospital and its hours of operation.
District Bills: On a motion by Margaret Jones, seconded by Brenda Boudreaux it was moved to approve the following invoices for the month of August:
Urban Designs, $1,561.00, Grounds Maintenance
Jones Walker, LLC, $119.73, Professional Fees
Stonebridge Properties, $39,600.00, Excess Flood Insurance Reimbursement
The motion carried.
Adjournment: On a motion by Margaret Jones, seconded by Brenda Boudreaux it was moved to adjourn the meeting.
The Motion Carried.
Approved this 20th day of September, 2017.
Approval:
Tim Dupont, Chairman
Lower Cameron Hospital
Service District
Attest:
Margaret Jones
Secretary- Treasurer
Lower Cameron Hospital
Service District
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PROCEEDINGS
MINUTES OF A MEETING
OF THE SOUTH CAMERON
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
FOUNDATION
The Board of Directors of South Cameron Memorial Hospital Foundation met in regular session on Wednesday September 20, 2017. Members present were as follows:
Present: Tim Dupont, Chairman, Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman, Margaret Jones, Secretary-Treasurer, Shawn Bonsall
Absent: Dinah Billings, Nedia Trahan
Guests: Harvey Marcus Jr., Stonebridge Properties, Erica Williams, Calcasieu Oaks
Call to Order: The meeting was called to order by Tim Dupont, Chairman.
Pledge of Allegiance: The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Tim Dupont.
Roll Call: Tim Dupont conducted the roll call.
Present: Tim Dupont, Chairman; Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman; Margaret Jones, Secretary-Treasurer and Shawn Bonsall.
Absent: Dinah Billings, and Nedia Trahan
NEW BUSINESS
Approve 2016 Audit: Mr. Fawvor presented the Board with the 2016 audit report for the South Cameron Memorial Hospital Foundation along with the 2016 U.S. Form 990-EZ, Short Form Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax (for Tax year beginning 1/01/2016 and ending 12/31/ 2016) from the firm of Lester, Miller & Wells. The Board reviewed the documents and forms.
On a Motion by Margaret Jones, seconded by Shawn Bonsall it was moved to accept the 2016 audit report of the South Cameron Memorial Hospital Foundation. The motion carried.
Foundation Bills: On a motion by Margaret Jones, seconded by Shawn Bonsall it was moved to pay the following bills for the month of August, 2017:
Lester, Miller & Wells, $425.00, Preparation of 2016 Form 990-EZ
The motion carried.
Adjournment: On a motion by Brenda Boudreaux, seconded by Shawn Bonsall it was moved to adjourn the meeting.
The Motion Carried.
Approved this 18th day of October, 2017.
Approval:
Tim Dupont, Chairman
South Cameron Memorial
Hospital Foundation
Margaret Jones
Secretary-Treasurer
South Cameron Memorial
Hospital Foundation
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PROCEEDINGS
MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE
LOWER CAMERON HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT
The Board of Directors of Lower Cameron Hospital Service District met in regular session on Wednesday September 20, 2017. Members present were as follows:
Present: Tim Dupont, Chairman
Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman, Margaret Jones, Secretary-Treasurer, Shawn Bonsall
Absent: Dinah Billings, Nedia Trahan
Guests: Harvey Marcus Jr., Stonebridge Properties, Erica Williams, Calcasieu Oaks
Call to Order: The meeting was called to order by Tim Dupont, Chairman.
Pledge of Allegiance: The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Tim Dupont.
Roll Call: Tim Dupont conducted the roll call.
Present: Tim Dupont, Chairman; Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman; Margaret Jones, Secretary–Treasurer and Shawn Bonsall.
Absent: Dinah Billings, and Nedia Trahan
Board Minutes: On a motion by Shawn Bonsall, seconded by Brenda Boudreaux it was moved to approve the minutes from the August 23, 2017 meeting. The motion carried.
OLD BUSINESS
Frontier Bankruptcy: There was no new information concerning the Frontier Bankruptcy proceeding, however Margaret Jones reported that the Cameron Parish Tax Collector’s attorney had filed suit against Northstar Offshore Group, LLC, for nonpayment of 2017 Ad Valorem taxes.
FEMA PW Update: Mr. Fawvor reported that he had received emails stating that several of the PW’s were in the final closeout phase. He also reported that FEMA kept requesting additional documentation concerning repair work completed on the helipad and handrails during Hurricane Rita. He said the operator at that time, Ray Gonzales, had provided invoices for the work completed and copies of those documents had been sent to FEMA but they were requesting additional information that the Hospital did not have. Mr. Fawvor said that there was a possibility those funds would have to be paid back to FEMA pending final determination of the associated PW.
Lab Equipment: Erica Williams reported to the Board that Leslie Trahan was in the process of getting the final quotes on replacement of the lab equipment and would have that available at the next Board meeting.
NEW BUSINESS
Surety Bond: Mr. Fawvor reported to the Board that he had received a renewal notice from Travelers Bond & Specialty Insurance Co. for the Board’s surety bond. He explained the bond covers Board members who have right to sign on the District’s checking and investment accounts and was a requirement when the District was receiving federal and state grant funding. He said that the bond had a term of three years at $589.00 per year so the total amount of the bond was $1,767.00. The Board discussed renewing the bond, however it was brought up that the District had no received and state or federal grant funding in 2016 or thus far in 2017.
On a motion by Shawn Bonsall, seconded by Brenda Boudreaux it was moved not to renew the District’s surety bond. The motion carried.
Advertise for Bids: Sale of Lawn Mower: Mr. Fawvor reported to the Board that the Hospital’s new maintenance employee had requested that the Board sell an old lawn mower that was no longer being used. He said that he had sent an email to Kayla Conner to see if there were any special requirements associated with the sale of assets purchased with FEMA funds. In the past, when the Hospital sold assets it was required that they go through a formal “advertisement of bids” process and if the District received at least three competitive bids they could sell the assets to the highest bidder. However, if the District received less than three bids, then they would have to repeat the bid process to meet FEMA’s requirements on disposal of assets.
On a motion by Margaret Jones, seconded by Brenda Boudreaux it was moved to advertise for bids on the sale of the lawn mower, contingent upon FEMA requirements for the sale of assets purchased with federal disaster funds. The motion carried.
Management Report: There was no management report for the month of September.
District Bills: Mr. Fawvor reported that there were no bills for the month of September.
Adjournment: On a motion by Margaret Jones, seconded by Brenda Boudreaux it was moved to adjourn the meeting.
The Motion Carried.
Approved this 18th day of October, 2017.
Approval:
Tim Dupont, Chairman
Lower Cameron Hospital
Service District
Attest:
Margaret Jones
Secretary-Treasurer
Lower Cameron Hospital
Service District
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PROCEEDINGS
MINUTES OF A MEETING
OF THE SOUTH CAMERON
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
FOUNDATION
The Board of Directors of South Cameron Memorial Hospital Foundation met in regular session on Wednesday October 25, 2017. Members present were as follows:
Present: Tim Dupont, Chairman
Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman
Margaret Jones, Secretary-Treasurer, Dinah Billings, Shawn Bonsall, Nedia Trahan
Absent: None
Guest: Jennifer Jones, Cameron Parish District Attorney
Call to Order: The meeting was called to order by Tim Dupont, Chairman.
Pledge of Allegiance: The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Tim Dupont.
Roll Call: Tim Dupont conducted the roll call.
Present: Tim Dupont, Chairman; Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman; Margaret Jones, Secretary-Treasurer; Dinah Billings Shawn Bonsall and Nedia Trahan.
Absent: None
Board Minutes: On a motion by Brenda Boudreaux, seconded by Dinah Billings it was moved to approve the minutes from the September 20, 2017 meeting. The motion carried.
Adjournment: On a motion by Nedia Trahan, seconded by Dinah Billings it was moved to adjourn the meeting.
The motion carried.
Approved this 15th day of November, 2017.
Approval:
Tim Dupont, Chairman
Lower Cameron Hospital
Service District
Attest:
Margaret Jones
Secretary-Treasurer
Lower Cameron Hospital
Service District
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PROCEEDINGS
MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE
LOWER CAMERON HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT
The Board of Directors of Lower Cameron Hospital Service District met in regular session on Wednesday October 25, 2017. Members present were as follows:
Present: Tim Dupont, Chairman
Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman
Margaret Jones, Secretary-Treasurer, Shawn Bonsall, Nedia Trahan
Absent: Dinah Billings
Guests: Jennifer Jones, Cameron Parish District Attorney, Leslie Trahan (via Cell Phone) Stonebridge Properties, Danielle Rushing M.D., South Cameron Memorial Hospital
Call to Order: The meeting was called to order by Tim Dupont, Chairman.
Pledge of Allegiance: The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Tim Dupont.
Roll Call: Tim Dupont conducted the roll call.
Present: Tim Dupont, Chairman; Brenda Boudreaux, Vice-Chairman; Margaret Jones, Secretary-Treasurer; Shawn Bonsall and Nedia Trahan. Dinah Billings arrived at 5:45 p.m.
Absent: None
Board Minutes: On a motion by Brenda Boudreaux, seconded by Nedia Trahan it was moved to approve the minutes from the September 20, 2017 meeting. The motion carried.
OLD BUSINESS
Frontier Bankruptcy: Jennifer Jones reported that in addition to the $130,000.00 already received, the Board could expect an addition $60,000.00 from the Bankruptcy court sometimes later this year.
Northstar Offshore Group - Ad Valorem Taxes: Mr. Fawvor reported to the Board that tax collections for the year presently totaled $979,462.84 and that this amount represented 80.23% of the expected amount of $1,220,823.07. The difference in collections was due to an adjusted valuation in collections on barges in the District and the Northstar Offshore Group’s bankruptcy. He then provided the Board with the approved tax roll for 2017, which the Board would collect next year, in the amount of $1,123,956.35.
Mr. Fawvor then reported that current obligations for Hospital & Clinic operations for the year was $1,500,000.00. He said that represents a deficit of $520,537.16 for the year, however that amount was mitigated by the receipt of $130,000.00 from Frontier. That number Jennifer Jones reported that she had spoken with an attorney who is representing a firm that was interested in purchasing Northstar’s assets and continuing operations however the firm felt that the back taxes owed was greater than the value of the assets. Ms. Jones said that she had told him to contact the Cameron Parish Tax Collector office to see if they could negotiate a settlement agreement with the Bankruptcy court.
FEMA PW Update: Jennifer Jones reported that FEMA continues to say that they are wrapping up the final PW’s and that everything should be closed soon.
Equipment Sales: Mr. Fawvor reported to the Board that Kayla Conner had recommended using Pedersen & Pedersen Auctions thereby by-passing the process of advertising and bid openings. She said that this was the procedure currently used by the Cameron Parish Sheriff’s office and the Police Jury. Mr. Fawvor reported that he had contacted Pedersen & Pedersen Auctions and they said that their next auction would be the Spring Cal/Cam Parish Surplus Auction at the Burton Coliseum on April 27th & 28th of 2018. He said they would have to get the equipment there 15 days in advance for it to be included in the advertisement of the sale.
Lab Equipment: Ms. Trahan said that she would cover this in the Management Report.
NEW BUSINESS
Management Report: Leslie Trahan called into the meeting via cell phone. She reported that September visits at the Hospital based clinic were running at 33 and a total of 315 prescriptions were filled which averages out to 15 scripts per day. At Calcasieu Oaks the ADC had fallen to 16.57 but she said that was primarily due to having to discharge patients due to Hurricane Harvey. ER visits were running at 108; radiology had performed 17 CT & X-rays; and the lab had a total of 175 procedures for the month.
She discussed ongoing problems with the chemistry system and the fact that the lab itself had not been provided with adequate ventilation for all the equipment and refrigeration units contained in one room. She said that the added heat was also causing problems with chemical reagents used in lab procedures, so tests sometimes had to be run more than once to confirm the results to the doctor’s satisfaction. A discussion then took place regarding the costs of replacing the chemistry system and modifications to the current HVAC unit located in the lab. Leslie Trahan reported that the costs of the new chemistry unit would be $106,499.01 and an estimate on repairing the HVAC system was around $6,500.00. She said that the replacement and repairs would place a strain on the Hospital’s normal operating funds and she was concerned about payroll and ability to pay accounts payable.
A discussion then took place between the Board and Ms. Trahan concerning rental payments due to the Board in the amount of $169,000.00 and funds that were expended at Calcasieu Oaks in the amount of $69,856.37. Margaret Jones said that the Board would consider paying an additional subsidy this month to assist in Hospital operations if Ms. Trahan would agree to pay for the replacement equipment, repairs to the HVAC equipment and begin making regular payments to satisfy the debts owed to the District. Ms. Trahan agreed to those terms.
On a motion by Margaret Jones, seconded by Nedia Trahan it was moved to provide and additional subsidy in the amount of $110,000.00 for the month of October to aid with normal Hospital operations. The motion carried.
District Bills: Mr. Fawvor reported that there were no bills for the month of October.
Adjournment: On a motion by Nedia Trahan, seconded by Dinah Billings it was moved to adjourn the meeting.
The Motion Carried.
Approved this 15th day of November, 2017.
Approval:
Tim Dupont, Chairman
Lower Cameron Hospital
Service District
Attest:
Margaret Jones
Secretary-Treasurer
Lower Cameron Hospital
Service District
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CAMERON PARISH
POLICE JURY
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
AGENDA - MORNING SESSION
THURSDAY JANUARY 11, 2018
10:00 a.m.
Cameron Parish Police Jury
West Annex - Board Room
148 Smith Circle, Cameron, LA
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Administrator’s Report
4. Josh Guillory - Candidate for Congress
5. Review Agenda
Adjourn Meeting
Agenda Posting Date: ______ Posting Time: _______
Signed: _________
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance, please contact Darrell Williams at (337) 775-5718, describing the assistance that is necessary.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.
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CAMERON PARISH
POLICE JURY
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
AGENDA - VOTING SESSION
THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 2018
3:00 p.m.
Cameron Parish Police Jury
West Annex - Board Room
148 Smith Circle, Cameron, LA
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance/Prayer
3. Approval of Minutes
4. Election of President
5. Election of Vice-President
6. Appointment of Parish Administrator
7. Appointment of Parish Secretary
8. Appointment of Parish Treasurer
9. Proclamation - Douaine Conner - District 4 Police Juror
10. Proclamation - D.Y. “Billy” Doland
11. Approval of Add-ons:
12. Drilling Permits:
a. Texas Petroleum Investment Co. - Sweet Lake, Sections 11, 12, 14, T13S, R8W, (proposed access, propwash, structures and flowlines to drill and produce Yount Lee #71 Offset Well), Cameron Parish, LA. (180107)
13. Other Permits:
a. Brett W. Martin - Grand Lake, Beau Chemin Rd, Lot 4, Section 6, T12S, R8W, (proposed excavation of pond to provide fill for house pad and driveway), Cameron Parish, LA. (180101)
b. James L. Gaspard - Grand Lake, Beau Chemin Rd., Lot 5, Section 6, T12S, R8W, (proposed excavation of pond to provide fill material for house pad and driveway), Cameron Parish, LA. (180102)
c. Calcasieu Lake Marina - Hackberry, Off Channel Dr. and Drounett Ln, Section 42, T10S, R12W, (proposed development of marina to accommodate boat parking and storage, restrooms, office, above-ground fuel storage, and ice machine. Project includes excavation of (2) marina slips, 227 boat slips, 286 parking slots, and installation of bulkhead), Cameron Parish, LA. (180103)
d. ICON Environmental - Grand Lake, Section 12, T12S, R9W, (proposed environmental sediment, soil, and groundwater assessment of the Natali & Manning Heirs property), Cameron Parish, LA. (180104)
e. CenterPoint Energy - Hackberry, Section 12, T12S, R10W, (proposed installation of service and meter to Gulfport MP Erwin Lease project), Cameron Parish, LA. (180105)
f. HDR Engineering, Inc. - Grand Chenier, Rockefeller Refuge, Lat 29 42 21.7, Long -92 45 59.2, (proposed Hydro Marsh Creation Phase 2 Project to include soil borings to evaluate subsurface conditions and develop engineering recommendations to guide in the geotechnical aspects associated with the marsh creation project), Cameron Parish, LA. (180106)
g. Cameron Parish Police Jury - South Bank of GIWW, Southwest of Gibbstown Bridge, Lat 29 55 59.49, Long -93 05 57.25, (proposed Cameron-Creole Freshwater Introduction (CS-49) Project to include a gated sheet-pile freshwater introduction structure, a rock rip-rap dike to combat shoreline erosion and elevation loss to the bank of the GIWW, and terraces in the marsh to dissipate wave energy and promote growth if emergent and submerged aquatic vegetation), Cameron Parish, LA. (180108)
14. Appointments:
a. Anthony Hicks - IMCAL, term expired
b. Christine Storm - Lower Cameron Hospital District No. 2, term expired
15. President Authority to sign Contract Amendment - Cameron Fisheries Project Article 4 Additional Services, 4.2 - add the following paragraph: Equipment Packages - Assist owner’s representative in specifying equipment for public bid. Prepare packages for public bid including submitting to the CDBG review agency for approval. Administration of contracts for this work.
Article 11 Compensation, 11.3 Below “Permits (Corps of Engineers)” - add the following: Equipment Packages - $105,665.00
16. Consideration of Adopting Resolutions Approving Tax Renewal Elections on April 28, 2018 for the following Districts:
a. Cameron Parish Gravity Drainage District No. Three - 7.50 mills
b. Cameron Parish Gravity Drainage District No. Four - 3.68 mills
c. Cameron Parish Waterworks District No. Two - 5.72 mills
d. Cameron Parish Recreation District No. Nine - 3.00 mills
e. Cameron Parish Recreation District No. Seven - 3.00 mills
f. Calcasieu-Cameron Hospital Service District - 6.95 mills
17. Conduct Public Hearing to Abandon Parish Roads 640 and 641, John H. Duhon Lane; located in Section 22, T12S, R10W, Hackberry, LA.
18. Abandon Parish Roads 640 and 641, John H. Duhon Lane; located in Section 22, T12S, R10W, Hackberry, LA.
19. Acceptance of Bids for Dust Control
20. Pay Bills
Adjourn Meeting
*Indicating Add-ons
Agenda Posting Date: ______ Posting Time: _____
Signed: ______
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance, please contact Darrell Williams at (337) 775-5718, describing the assistance that is necessary.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.
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Notice of Food
and Milk Bid:
The Cameron Parish Head Start Program is now accepting food and milk bids for the upcoming 2018 school session. Anyone interested in submitting a bid must do so by 1:00 p.m. January 26, 2018. All bids must be sealed and clearly marked FOOD or MILK BID. Bids can be mailed or hand delivered to 880 Main Street Hackberry, LA. 70645. For additional information call our main office at 337-762-3979.
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Cameron Parish School Board
— NOTICE —
The date of the January 2018 Board Meeting has been changed to. . .
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Board Meeting: 5:00 p.m.

Meeting To Be Held At:
Cameron Parish School Board Office
510 Marshall Street, Cameron, LA.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

The Cameron Parish Mosquito Abatement District #1 will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Mosquito Control Office located at 149 LeBlanc Rd. in Creole, LA.
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PROCEEDINGS
The Cameron Parish Waterworks District No. 10 met in Regular session on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at the Waterworks office in Johnson Bayou, Louisiana.
Members present were: Mrs. Connie Trahan, Mr. Kent Carlson, Mr. Wesley Roberts, and Mr. Jim Snyder.
Member absent was Mr. Nathan Griffith.
Guests attending were Curtis Fountain, Mark Young, and Rhonda Morrison.
It was moved by Mr. Snyder to call the meeting to order.
The prayer was led by Mrs. Trahan. The pledge was led by Mr. Snyder.
It was moved by Mrs. Trahan, seconded by Mr. Carlson and carried to accept the minutes as read.
Public Comment period was given on all agenda items. No comments were made.
The 2017 Budget revisions were presented. It was moved by Mrs. Trahan to accept the 2017 Budget amendment and revisions. No public comment was given. It was seconded by Mr. Roberts and carried.
The 2018 proposed budget was presented. It was moved by Mr. Roberts to accept the 2018 proposed budget. No public comment was given. It was seconded by Mr. Carlson and carried.
It was moved by Mr. Carlson to authorize the signing and approval of the 2017 Audit Engagement letter. No public comment was given. It was seconded by Mr. Roberts and carried.
It was moved by Mr. Roberts to authorize the signing and approval of the 2017 Audit Statewide Agreed-Upon Procedures letter. No public comment was given. It was seconded by Mr. Carlson and carried.
The only Official Journal bid received was opened and reviewed. It was moved by Mr. Carlson to accept the bid. No public comment was given. It was seconded by Mr. Roberts and carried.
It was moved by Mr. Roberts to advertise for a Water Plant Operator/Maintenance Specialist until the January meeting. No public comment was given. It was seconded by Mr. Carlson and carried.
It was moved by Mrs. Trahan, seconded by Mr. Roberts and carried to approve the bills as paid.
With no further business to discuss, it was moved by Mr. Snyder, seconded by Mr. Carlson and carried to adjourn the meeting at 6:30 p.m.
R.S. 44:33.1 - Public records can be obtained by contacting Rhonda Morrison at (337) 569-2110 or 6246 Gulf Beach Hwy. in Johnson Bayou, Louisiana.
The next Waterworks meeting will be held in February 2018.
Approved:
/s/ Jim Snyder
Jim Snyder, Vice-President
Attest:
/s/ Connie Trahan
Connie Trahan, Secretary
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