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Meeting Minutes 1-16-2014

Mid-City Security District
Regular Meeting Minutes
January 16, 2014
First NBC
4011 Canal St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

Commissioners Present: Ben Markey

Commissioners Absent: Jim Olsen, Chairman; Jody Waltz, Secretary; Ben Misko (6:39PM); Harley Winer (Quorum)

Guests: Sgt. Sam Palumbo;  Jeanne Ward;  Joe Laura; Fred Radtke; Jason Gagliano; Becker Rutledge; Della Hasselle; Jamie Wynn

Start of Meeting 6:30PM
Call to order by Jim Olsen

MOTION: To approve November 21st and December 11th meeting minutes

  • Winer 1st, Waltz 2nd
  • No opposition/ unanimous approval/ motion carries.

Presentation by Jason Gagliano with NOPD Auto Theft Unit on License Plate Reader Camera System.

Activity Report given by Sgt. Sam Palumbo

  • General monthly and year-to-date statistics
  • 3077 calls for service, 695 assists, 95 citations, 249 warnings, 41 calls and 10 escorts, 668 Residence Checks, 1567 Business Checks.

Financial Report given by Becker Rutledge

  • General information of financials for December and 2013 Year End.

MOTION: To draft a resolution amending the 2013 vehicle budget from $35,000 to $80,000

  • Waltz 1st, Misko 2nd
  • No opposition/ unanimous approval/ motion carries.

Consent Decree/OSE – MCSD should be able to maintain its current status and be separate from the OSE. January deadline for agreement has been postponed.

Cooperative Agreement – Contingent on DOJ and Consent Decree.

State of the District Presentation – Before the MCNO, meeting updated residents on current state of MCSD.

Parcel Fee Amendment – Amended Statute must be presented by February 28th. Susan Guidry sent letter to get information from the Assessor’s Office.

Crime Camera Project – Waltz is working on a Project Scope.

Presentation from Fred Radtke with Operation Clean Sweep on eliminating graffiti in MCSD.

Next meeting: February 20, 2014.

MOTION: To adjourn

  • 1st Misko, 2nd Olsen
  • None opposed/all approved/motion for Adjournment carries

Meeting ended at 7:35PM.

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