October 25, 2011
DATC is moving forward with the project to build the Entrprenuerial Center. They expect to have the center open before the end of the year. Bidders need to be onsite or pre-bid meeting on November 2. Individuals interested in providing a bid on the remodeling can contact the DATC.
225th Birthday of the Constitution
Next year is the 225th birthday of the constitution. Lydia Nuttall presented some ideas to celebrate the anniversary and educate on the constitution. Nuttall suggested “American Family Night Ideas.” She presented a proposal to the council for them to sponsor activities around the birthday of the Constitution. She suggested that twelve stories of the constitution be shared, one each month.
Some of the topics she suggested are appreciation of flag, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, why did your family come to America?, freedom of speech, the Revolutionary War, forgotten stories of the signers, principles of the constitution, forgotten stories of pilgrims, and forgotten American Christmas stories.
The council expressed interest and asked Nuttall to come back with some examples of what would be sent out and how the program would work.
Ordinance 11-14 – Water Protection Zone Amendment
This ordinance provides protection for the city’s water sources.
The item was approved unanimously.
Ordinance 11-15 – Salary schedule
The item was tabled for further discussion with three in favor, Members London and Little opposed.
Ordinance 11-16 – City Council Meeting Dates
Revises the current ordinance to reflect the current schedule of Morgan City Council Meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays.
The new schedule was approved unanimously.