Meeting minutes 4-17-14

Mid-City Security District

Regular Meeting Minutes

April 17, 2014

First NBC

4011 Canal St.

New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

Commissioners Present:   Jim Olsen, Chairman;   Jody Waltz, Secretary;      Harley Winer (Quorum)

Commissioners Absent: Ben Markey;  Ben Misko

Guests: Jeanne Ward; Della Hasselle;  Brad Cousins; Joseph Wright; David Brooks; Becker Rutledge


Start of Meeting 6:31PM

Call to order by Jim Olsen


MOTION: To approve March 20th  meeting minutes.

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


Financial Report given by Becker Rutledge

  • General information of financials for the First Quarter of 2014.


Activity Report given by Chairman Jim Olsen on behalf of Sgt. Sam Palumbo

  • General monthly statistics:
  • 2883 calls for service, 119 citations, 239 warnings, 524 Residence and 1627 Business Checks.
  •  Year-to-date statistics:
  •  8799 calls for service, 382 citations, 758 warnings, 1685 Residence and 4685 Business Checks

Virtual Crime Watch – Chairman Jim Olsen and Jody Waltz will be meet with Council Member Guidry on April 14th to discuss status and plans.  The anticipated project cost will probably require a formal bid process.  Attorneys for the MCSD will be consulted once a project specification is complete.

Harley spoke with Fred Radtke with Operation Clean Sweep regarding graffiti cleanup.  A complete project scope will be drafted and submitted to the attorneys for the MCSD.

Cooperative Endeavor Agreement – Agreement is complete and ready for execution.

MOTION: To adopt a resolution authorizing Chairman to execute the Cooperative Endeavor Agreement.

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

ACTION ITEM:  Waltz to draft a resolution pertaining to this motion.

Community Survey – Ben Markey is working on survey to be presented for community input.

MCSD Vehicles – Chairmen Jim Olsen updated on status.  One new vehicle has been ordered.  There is a total of seven vehicles in service.


Contract Renewals – The contracts for Jeanne Ward, Beuerman Miller Fitzgerald, Becker Rutledge (Not until end of 2014), and Adams & Reese need to be renewed.  Action deferred. ACTION ITEM:  Waltz to draft a resolutions pertaining to these contract renewals.


Cancellation of June or July’s meeting – Deferred until next meeting.  Next meeting:  May 15, 2014.


MOTION: To adjourn

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


Meeting ended at 7:31PM.


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