Meeting Minutes 9-18-14

Mid-City Security District

Regular Meeting Minutes

September 18, 2014

First NBC

4011 Canal Street

New Orleans, La. 70119

Board Members Present Board Members Missing

Jim Olsen Ben Misko

Harley Winer

Ben Markey

Michael Riehlmann

Guests Present

David Brooks

Roux Merlo

Bradley Cousins

Fred Radtke

Call to Order 6:30 p.m. A quorum was present.

A sign in sheet was passed around and all Board members and guests signed their names thereto.


Michael G. Riehlmann was nominated to assume the role of Secretary/Treasurer and, after a vote of the members of the Board, was elected to said position.

Motion to Approve Minutes from July and August Meetings

The minutes from the meetings held on July 18, 2014 and August 21, 2014 were reviewed and approved.

Crime Report

Sergeant Palumbo gave his monthly report and answered questions put to him by Board members and guests.

August 2014 Mid-City Crime and Arrest Stats

Felony 0

State Misdemeanor  15

Municipal 5

Traffic 4

Summonses 8

Juvenile Felony 0

Juvenile Misdemeanor 0

Traffic Citations 145

Through the first eight months of 2014 there have been 78 fewer crimes reported in Mid-City when compared to the same time period in 2013.

Graffiti Eradication Report

A report was given by Fred Radtke concerning graffiti eradication efforts, specifically as to St. Patrick’s Park, St. Margaret’s Nursing Home property, buildings on Canal Street and on N. Carrollton Avenue.

MCSD Statement of Cash Position August 2014

Discussion was had as to the August Statement of Cash position.

RFP Update

A brief discussion was had as to the Request for Proposal that has been made concerning crime surveillance cameras.

CEA Update

Discussion was had pertaining to the Cooperative Endeavor Agreement.

New Business

Discussion was had concerning lighting near and repair to monuments on S. Jefferson Davis Parkway.

Discussion was had as to the adjustments to parcel fees.

Discussion was had concerning lighting on South Salcedo Street.

Discussion was had about plaques to commemorate the services of past MSCD members.

Discussion was had about the painting of traffic control boxes inside of the boundaries of the MCSD.

Guest Bradley Cousins posed several questions about the procedures to be followed regarding the opening of the surveillance camera bid proposals, the decision-making process thereon and whether this meeting will be open to the public. These questions were answered.

A motion to adjourn was made, seconded and voted upon, adjourning this meeting at approximately 7:30 p.m.


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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