Mid-City Security District
Regular Meeting Minutes
June 15, 2017
4603 S. Carrollton Ave.
New Orleans, La. 70119
Board Members Present
- Jim Olsen
- Mike Riehlmann
- Houston Hoskins
- Harley Winer
- Megan Misko
- Claire Bynum
6:30 – start of meeting. A quorum was present.
Crime Report – Sgt. Palumbo presented the monthly crime trends report to attendees. There was an increase of 18 reported crimes in May 2017 when compared to May 2016. There were 8 crimes against the person and 40 property crimes last month. Eight arrests were made by the MCSD officers and 9 citations were written. Calls for service: 1559. Residence checks 237. Business checks: 1028. Traffic citations: 9. Traffic Warnings: 27.
Financial Status Report The monthly Cash Transactions Statement was distributed and discussion was had as to the District’s financial state.
The District’s cash on hand at the end of May was $956,644.34.
The 2016 budget amendment was approved by the board and has been submitted to the authorities. The auditor’s fees is expected to be approximately $4,000.
Due to the poor response from the Treasury Department, the Board will seek to have a representative of the department appear at a future meeting to answer our questions.
The contract has been executed and Point to Point will begin website maintenance immediately.
Dash-cam and Body Cameras for MCSD personnel
Dash cams will be installed in all marked MCSD cars at the expense of CNO.
Outlook Email Service
This has been cancelled.
MCNO Surveillance Camera Grant
The fate of the unused camera grant money will be tabled for 60 days in another effort to have residents install the cameras.
Future Location of Board Meetings
Given the developments with First National Bank of Commerce, the Board will find a new place to convene its monthly meetings. The Canal Street Public Library Branch has a large meeting room upstairs and Jim Olsen will investigate whether it could be available.
The Board considered various banks and decided to continue doing business at FNBC/Whitney. A motion was made, seconded and approved to that end. Vehicles
Unit 13005 has broken motor mounts and it is being repaired.
The liability insurance policy is up for renewal. Jim Olsen will complete and submit the application.
A motion to adjourn was made by Harley Winer, seconded by Houston Hoskins and approved and the meeting was concluded.
As Secretary of the Mid-Security District, I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the minutes duly and legally adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Mid-City Security District, after due notice, and that said minutes have not been rescinded, modified or recalled and are in full force and effect.
WITNESS my signature this ________ day of _________________, 201____.
Michael G. Riehlmann