MINUTES OF THE BRUSLY LANDMARK & HERITAGE COMMISSION January 24, 2022 A meeting of the…
MINUTES OF THE BRUSLY LANDMARK & HERITAGE COMMISSION
April 18, 2022
A meeting of the Brusly Landmark and Heritage Commission was held on Monday April 18, 2022, at Brusly Town Hall, Brusly, Louisiana. Chairman Rills called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM. Commissioner Bourgeois led the Pledge of Allegiance. A roll call determined the following:
Commission Chairman: Jim Rills
Commission Members Present: Billy Bourgeois, Margaret Canella, Edward Dupuy, Henry Soniat
Commission Members Absent: Rose Jackson, Shirley Jordan
Advisory Members Present: Brian Falcon
Advisory Members Absent: Scarlet Callicoatte, Billy Hebert
Others present: Joanne Bourgeois
Upon motion by Commissioner Canella; seconded by Commissioner Bourgeois, the minutes of the January 24, 2022, meeting were unanimously approved as written.
Landmark Plaque Applications:
Ms. Joanne Bourgeois narrated a slide presentation accompanying a Landmark Plaque application for the home at 526 E. St. Francis St., built in 1968, presently owned by Steven & Marla Tullier. Upon the conclusion of the presentation, a motion to recommend the home to the Town Council as a Landmark Plaque recipient was made by Commissioner Canella; seconded by Commissioner Dupuy. The motion passed unanimously.
Former Landmark Site Applications:
Ms. Joanne Bourgeois narrated a presentation for the Former Landmark Site application for the Blacktop Theater, also known as the “Panique” located at 764 W. Main St., circa 1948-1953. The Theater/Dance Hall was operated by Charlie Marionneaux and featured movies and dances with Fury Rodriguez & the Rhythm Boys. Upon the conclusion of the presentation, a motion to recommend the property to the Town Council as a Former Landmark Site was made by Commissioner Dupuy; seconded by Commissioner Soniat. The motion passed unanimously.
A date and time of June 12th at 3:30pm was set to hold a Landmark Plaque Ceremony.
Public Comment: None
A motion was made by Commissioner Bourgeois to adjourn; seconded by Commissioner Canella. The motion passed with a unanimous vote. Commission Chairman Rills adjourned the meeting at 6:50 PM.
/s/Patricia Gaudet Thibodaux, Secretary