February 18, 2009

Mayor Jacques Roy City of Alexandria City Hall Alexandria, LA 71301 Dear Mayor: This is an addendum to the Committee Meeting schedule that will be held in the City Council Chambers on February 23, 2010. All Council Committee meetings shall begin that afternoon at 2:00 p.m. unless otherwise designated. Public Works Committee Meeting at 2:00 p.m. 1. To hear a report from the Administration on the AREP Commission. Community Development Committee Meeting at 2:15 p.m. or immediately following 1. To hear a report from the Administration on the status of the Horseshoe/Deerfield Subdivision park. Finance Committee Meeting at 2:30 p.m. or immediately following 1. To consider final adoption of an ordinance amending 2009-2010 operating budget for positions in General Government and Finance Director’s department. 2. To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to amend the Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Shepherd Center for the utility assistance program. 3. To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing implementation of the 2010 fiscal year COBRA and Premium Rate Projections and amendments

necessary for compliance with Mental Health Parity and Addition Equity Act. 4. To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to enter into a contract with Wright and Percy Insurance Company and Medical Analysis. 5. To consider final adoption of an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to enter into a contract with First Federal Bank of LA for fiscal agency and banking services. Personnel/Insurance Committee Meeting at 3:00 p.m. or immediately following 1. Resolution authorizing the reorganization of the Human Relations Commission Task Force as established by Council Resolution No. 6773-2000. 2. Resolution confirming the appointment of individuals to serve on the Alexandria Human Relations Commission Task Force. Legal Committee Meeting at 3:30 p.m. To consider the completion vel non of the certification process relative to the following: (1) To discuss the certification process conducted by the Administration as directed by City Council pursuant to Alexandria City Council Resolution, # 8726-2010 and whether terms have been achieved regarding a satisfactory Wholesale Power Supply Arrangement and Interconnection with Cleco Corporation, as well as completion of any and all contracts incident thereto as authorized by Ordinance 390-2008 and interpreted by Resolution 8726-2010; and further to introduce any new ordinances for contractual authority, should any be required as well as provide for Council Resolution regarding the certification process and resolution of the matter titled the “City of Alexandria v. CLECO Corporation, et al.,” Civil Action # 05-cv-1121-A, United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana, Alexandria Division. To receive from the City Attorney, the Director of Finance and the Director of Utilities his or their opinion on matters related to settlement of “City of Alexandria v. CLECO Corporation, et al.,” Civil Action # 05-cv-1121-A, United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana, Alexandria Division. Introduction of an ordinance and related resolution to authorize and empower the City Attorney to settle on behalf of the City all ancillary or consequential issues, expert, attorney, consultant, and legal claims, present and future, arising from the litigation styled as “City of Alexandria v. CLECO Corporation, et al.,” Civil Action # 05-cv-1121-A, United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana, Alexandria Division, by conducting non-binding mediations with any

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parties or claimants; provided, however, that any such determinations or agreements shall be submitted to the Council for a final approval resolution of the City Council. (4) Introduction of an ordinance and related resolution to authorize and empower the City Attorney and Finance Director to establish a protocol and protective fund, including authority to seek declaratory and other court protections and relief, so that value achieved by resolution of these matters may be protected until such time as related litigation and other public options are achieved and considered.

Please have your staff note the change in format or the Committee meetings done in compliance with R. S. 42.7. The Council has directed that the City Clerk may advise the public of scheduling regarding committee meetings. It is always the intention of the Council to convene committee meetings at the conclusion of the prior committee meeting unless the Chairman of the meeting may indicate otherwise for the convenience of the public. Have appropriate member from your Administration present for discussion. Sincerely,

Roosevelt L. Johnson, President Alexandria City Council RLJ/dj