MINUTES OF THE BRUSLY LANDMARK & HERITAGE COMMISSION
January 22, 2018
A meeting of the Brusly Landmark and Heritage Commission was held on Monday January 22, 2018, 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: Scarlet Callicoatte, Brian Falcon, Billy Hebert
Others present: Joanne Bourgeois
Upon motion by Commissioner Bourgeois, seconded by Commissioner Canella, the minutes of the October 16, 2017, meeting were unanimously approved as written.
Landmark Plaque Applications:
Ms. Joanne Bourgeois introduced newly-appointed Advisory Board Member Scarlet Callicoatte before narrating a slide presentation accompanying Landmark Plaque applications for the following homes:
• 438 E. Main Street – The Hubbard and Seessel Blanchard Peavy Home (currently owned by Susan Thomas);
• 1042 W. Main Street – The George and Miriam Hebert Home (currently owned by Todd & Sonja LeRay);
• 152 N. LaBauve. – The Brantley and Ida Lee Leray Home (currently owned by Todd & Sonja LeRay);
Upon the conclusion of the presentation, a motion to recommend the homes to the Town Council as Landmark Plaque recipients was made by Commissioner Soniat; seconded by Commissioner Dupuy. The motion passed unanimously.
Former Landmark Site Applications: None
Ms. Joanne Bourgeois reported on the home at 1024 W. Main Street, a Landmark Plaque recipient, which was under partial demolition and reconstruction. Following reconstruction of the home, discussion will be held regarding placement of the previously awarded Landmark Plaque.
Public Comment: None
A motion was made by Commissioner Canella to adjourn; seconded by Commissioner Bourgeois. The motion passed with a unanimous vote. Commission Chairman Rills adjourned the meeting at 6:53 PM
/s/Patricia Gaudet Thibodaux, Secretary