Meeting Minutes, 2-18-2016

Mid-City Security District
Regular Meeting Minutes
February 18, 2016
First NBC
4011 Canal Street
New Orleans, La. 70119

Board Members Present
Jim Olsen
Jay Brinkmann
Ben Misko
Harley Winer
Mike Riehlmann

Guests Present
Alicia Serrano
Patrick Armstrong
Julie Posner
David Hand

6:30 – start of meeting. A quorum was present.

A motion to approve the minutes from the January 2016 meeting was made, seconded and approved.

Crime Report: Sgt. Palumbo gave the monthly report and answered questions put to him by Board members and guests.

In January, there were 17 reported crimes in the district for crimes against the person and 29 reported crimes against property. For comparison’s sake, in January of 2015, there were nine person crimes and 51 property crimes.

  • January Arrest Tally: 9
  • State Felony: 1
  • State Misdemeanor: 6
  • Municipal: 0
  • Traffic: 1
  • Summons: 1
  • Juvenile Felony: 0
  • Juvenile Misdemeanor: 0
  • Citations: 38

Financial Status Report: The monthly Cash Transactions Statement was distributed and discussion was had as to the District’s financial state. There is currently a cash on hand balance of approximately $585,000.

Purchase of New Vehicles: Jim Olsen informed the members that the Silverado to be used by Sgt. Palumbo has been delivered and that the new
Tahoe is to delivered by early March.

Letter to Director of Finance Re: Undercharging Certain Parcels: Michael Riehlmann reported on the status of the Board’s efforts to get certain parcels within the district correctly labeled for MCSD fee purposes.

Website Update: Jay Brinkmann reported on the current state of the commission’s website and the plan to include the recently compiled FAQs
on the site.

FAQ Draft: A draft of the FAQs for the website was circulated and approved by the members.

ALPR Transfer: The Automated License Plate Reader will be transferred to a newer car in the fleet as previously discussed. John Thomas of NOPD will attempt to transfer the machine and have CNO pay the costs.

State of the District Address: Jim Olsen advised Board members of the date he will address the MCNO regarding the state of the MCSD and asked all members to attend.

First NOPD District NONPAC Meeting: Jim Olsen reported on the recent 1st Dist. NONPAC meeting and that there has been an increase in robberies in Zones L and M. Discussion was had about efforts to have additional surveillance cameras installed in that area.

Operation Clean Sweep: Additional discussion was had concerning whether the Board will participate in funding OCS operations. The matter was tabled until next month when the Board hopes to have a proposed contract to review.

A motion to adjourn was made, seconded 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

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