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Landmark & Heritage Meeting Minutes – January 2018

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

Other Business:
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

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