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June 2022 Meeting Notice

POSTED AT PARISH GOVERNMENT COMPLEX BY MAY 24, 2022
 

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

THE FOLLOWING MEETINGS WILL BE HELD IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT THE
PARISH GOVERNMENT COMPLEX, 21490 KOOP DRIVE, OFF HIGHWAY 59,
MANDEVILLE, LOUISIANA:

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
THURSDAY, JUNE 02, 2022 AT 6:00 PM

AGENDA REVIEW COMMITTEE MTG.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2022 AT 6:00 PM

COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE MTG.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2022
Following Agenda Review Meeting

The St. Tammany Parish Council will conduct the above meeting in the Council Chambers. The livestream will be available for viewing on regular broadcast channels (Charter Channel 710; U-verse Channel 99) or on the Parish website: www.stpgov.org. The livestream will begin at 6:00 PM on Thursday, June 02, 2022 for the Regular Council Meeting.

E-mail comments regarding items on the Agenda may be submitted to the Council Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than 4:00PM on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 for the Committee meetings and no later than 4:00PM on Thursday, June 02, 2022 for the Council Meeting. All comments submitted by e-mail will be read into the record in reference to the relevant Agenda item.
For questions regarding these Council meetings, please call the Council Office at 985-898-2591.

JERRY BINDER, COUNCIL CHAIRMAN

Public Notice: Proposed Millage Rate Increase

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Art. 7, Sec.23(C) of the Louisiana Constitution and R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing of the St. Tammany Parish Council will be held at its regular meeting place, St. Tammany Parish Council Chambers, 21490 Koop Drive, Mandeville, Louisiana on Thursday, July 7th, 2022 at 6:00 pm to consider levying additional or increased millage rates without further voter approval or adopting the adjusted millage rates after reassessment and rolling forward to a millage rate not to exceed the prior year’s maximum. The estimated amount of tax revenues to be collected in the next tax year from the increased millage is $12,752,227 and the amount of increase in taxes attributable to the millage increase is $1,041,489.

 This is not a new tax and St. Tammany Parish shall not exceed the voter approved maximum millage rate.

Property Tax Tax Revenue Tax Increase
Alimony 1 5,096,604 246,894
Alimony 2 939,415     45,666
Public Health 4,300,306  217,431
Animal Shelter 2,415,902 531,498
TOTAL 12,752,227 1,041,489

 

Attachments:

May 2022 Meeting Notice

 POSTED AT PARISH GOVERNMENT COMPLEX BY APRIL 26, 2022

 

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

THE FOLLOWING MEETINGS WILL BE HELD IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT THE
PARISH GOVERNMENT COMPLEX, 21490 KOOP DRIVE, OFF HIGHWAY 59,
MANDEVILLE, LOUISIANA:

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
THURSDAY, MAY 05, 2022 AT 6:00 PM

AGENDA REVIEW COMMITTEE MTG.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2022 AT 6:00 PM

COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE MTG.
Following Agenda Review Meeting

The St. Tammany Parish Council will conduct the above meeting in the Council Chambers. The livestream will be available for viewing on regular broadcast channels (Charter Channel 710; U-verse Channel 99) or on the Parish website: www.stpgov.org. The livestream will begin at 6:00 PM on Thursday, May 05, 2022 for the Regular Council Meeting.

E-mail comments regarding items on the Agenda may be submitted to the Council Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than 4:00 PM on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 for the Committee meetings and no later than 4:00 PM on Thursday, May 05, 2022 for the Council Meeting. All comments submitted by e-mail will be read into the record in reference to the relevant Agenda item.

For questions regarding these Council meetings, please call the Council Office at 985-898-2591.

JERRY BINDER, COUNCIL CHAIRMAN

PUBLIC NOTICE: ST. TAMMANY PARISH DEPT. OF UTILITIES TO CONDUCT A TEMPORARY SWITCH TO FREE CHLORINE (CHLORINE BURN) OF THE CROSS GATES WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

St. Tammany Parish Government Department of Utilities, serving a public water system in Cross Gates, will be conducting a temporary switch from the current Chloramine (also known as Total Chlorine) disinfection to Free Chlorine disinfection of its water distribution system beginning Monday, April 25, 2022 and is intended to last for 60 days as recommended by Owen & White Consulting Engineering, Inc. This will affect the water system in the Cross Gates service area that is served by the Steele Road and Willow Wood Potable Water Wells.

The temporary switch to Free Chlorine from Chloramine is typically referred to as a Free Chlorine conversion or Chlorine Burn. This conversion is being performed strictly as a precautionary measure and to increase public trust in the water quality as recommended in the Final Report prepared by Owen & White Consulting Engineers, Inc. There is NO evidence or indication of bacteriological contaminants in the Cross Gates water distribution system. The Cross Gates water distribution system is in full compliance with all Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations for water quality and safety.

During this temporary switch to Free Chlorine, the water disinfection process will be changed from Chloramines to Free Chlorine which is performed by significantly increasing the amount of Chlorine pumped into the water system to raise the Free Chlorine residual throughout the entire system. Customers may notice open fire hydrants or flushing valves throughout Cross Gates during this period to allow flushing of the system, which helps distribute the change in disinfectant.

Possible Effects: The temporary change will likely cause some discoloration or cloudiness in the water, minor pressure fluctuations, small air pockets, and a strong Chlorine odor and taste. If this is experienced, running water may help minimize the effects. Fire hydrant and valve flushing should remove a majority of the color and odor, but some will reach customer lines during the process.

The significant increase in the Chlorine concentration in the water system may cause customers to experience eye or skin irritations and other possible effects similar to swimming pools with a high dose of Chlorine. Customers who use tap water for kidney dialysis at home should contact their doctor to determine if any changes are necessary in their residual disinfectant neutralization procedures. Customers utilizing the water for aquariums should monitor the chlorine residuals.

Is the Water Safe to Drink? Yes, the water will remain safe to drink (except during precautionary Boil Water Advisories that will be issued during the disinfection transition periods of this process). However, be advised that by significantly increasing the Chlorine concentration, an increase in the production of disinfection by-products (DBP’s) is expected. DBP’s are classified by EPA as human carcinogens that are created during the disinfection process. The DBP’s level will be monitored throughout the Chlorine conversion to ensure levels do not increase beyond the maximum contaminant levels set by the EPA.

St. Tammany Parish Government remains committed to providing customers safe and quality drinking water.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at the President’s Office, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or the St. Tammany Parish Council Office, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Additional information regarding the reason for the temporary conversion to Free Chlorine can be found in the Final Report by Owen & White Engineering Consultants, Inc. on the www.stpgov.org home page.

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Utilities Workgroup Meeting - April 11, 2022

POSTED AT PARISH GOVERNMENT COMPLEX BY FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2022
 

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

THE FOLLOWING MEETINGS WILL BE HELD IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT THE
PARISH GOVERNMENT COMPLEX, 21490 KOOP DRIVE, OFF HIGHWAY 59,
MANDEVILLE, LOUISIANA:

COUNCIL UTILITIES WORKGROUP MEETING
MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2022 AT 5:30 PM

Attachments:

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE REGISTRAR OF VOTERS: EARLY VOTING

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Early voting for the April 30, 2022 Spring General Election will begin on Saturday, April 16, 2022 and ends on Saturday, April 23, 2022. Early voting hours are 8:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. daily thru the early voting period, and closed on Sunday.  The Covington office is located at 601 N. Jefferson Ave., and the Slidell Office at 520 Old Spanish Trail in the Conference Area on the ground floor.  The Mandeville Office is located at 21490 Koop Dr., Building A.  Identification is required to vote.  If additional information is needed, please call (985) 809-5500 or (985) 646-4125.

 

M. Dwayne Wall
Registrar of Voters
Parish of St. Tammany

April 2022 Meeting Notice

POSTED AT PARISH GOVERNMENT COMPLEX BY MARCH 29, 2022

 

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

THE FOLLOWING MEETINGS WILL BE HELD IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT THE
PARISH GOVERNMENT COMPLEX, 21490 KOOP DRIVE, OFF HIGHWAY 59,
MANDEVILLE, LOUISIANA:

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
THURSDAY, APRIL 07, 2022 AT 6:00 PM

AGENDA REVIEW COMMITTEE MTG.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2022 AT 6:00 PM Cancelled

COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE MTG.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2022 Cancelled
Following Agenda Review Meeting

The St. Tammany Parish Council will conduct the above meeting in the Council Chambers. The livestream will be available for viewing on regular broadcast channels (Charter Channel 710; U-verse Channel 99) or on the Parish website: www.stpgov.org. The livestream will begin at 6:00 PM on Thursday, April 07, 2022 for the Regular Council Meeting.

E-mail comments regarding items on the Agenda may be submitted to the Council Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than 4:00PM on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 for the Committee meetings and no later than 4:00PM on Thursday, April 07, 2022 for the CouncilMeeting. All comments submitted by e-mail will be read into the record in reference to the relevant Agenda item.

For questions regarding these Council meetings, please call the Council Office at 985-898-2591.

JERRY BINDER, COUNCIL CHAIRMAN

CHANGES COMING TO PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES

IMPORTANT NOTICE

CHANGES COMING TO PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES


Effective April 1, 2022, the following changes will go into effect:

St. Tammany Parish will no longer record contracts, purchase orders, bonds, Notice to Proceed or change orders with the Clerk of Court.

The contractor will now be required upon receipt of the executed contract, bond, change order, purchase order, and Notice to Proceed record these items with the Clerk of Court, obtain a Certificate of Recordation from the Clerk of Court, and forward this Certificate immediately to the Department of Procurement.

The Department will process no purchase orders and no Notice to Proceed letters will be issued until receipt of the Certificate of Recordation. This will go into effect for any new projects advertised after April 1, 2022.

The contractor may deliver the Certificate of Recordation to St. Tammany Parish Government at the office of St. Tammany Parish Government, Department of Procurement, 21454 Koop Drive, Suite 2F, Mandeville, LA 70471 or send via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Other Changes:

Solicitations and addenda will no longer be posted on the St. Tammany Parish Website. All solicitations and addenda advertised on or after April 1, 2022 will be posted on LaPAC (Louisiana Procurement and Contract Network).

NOTE: LaPAC is the State’s online electronic solicitation notification system on the Office of State Procurement website. LaPAC provides an immediate e-mail notification to subscribing vendors of a STPGOV solicitation and any addenda posted. To receive the e-mail notification, vendors must register in the LaGov portal. Registration is intuitive at the following link: https://lagoverpvendor.doa.louisiana.gov/irj/portal/anonymous?guest_user=self_reg 

Procurement Department

 

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