The Leesville City Council held a public hearing on Monday, November 13, prior to the regular meeting at 3 p.m. There were no public comments on Ordinance 13 of 2023. This measure amends Ordinance 12 of 2023 and was adopted in October of 2023. The ordinance authorizes the City of Leesville to purchase land from Martin Timberlands L.L.C. for the purpose of installing a lift station for the Entrance Road sewer project.
During the regular meeting the Council authorized payment of $86,522 worth of monthly bills. Pay requests were made by Meyer and Associates for water main relocations on Boone Street to facilitate the roundabout project on Highway 171. The two invoices totaled $5,373.45. The cash deed sale to Martin Timberlands L.L.C. totaled $18,000.
The Council also heard an introduction of Ordinance 14 of 2023 calling for re-zoning on the south end of Third Street for a new commercial development (All Hours Fitness). A public hearing on the matter is set for December 11. Due to the Thanksgiving holidays, the next scheduled Council meeting is Monday, December 11, 2023.