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Landmark & Heritage Meeting Minutes – January 2021

January 25, 2021

A meeting of the Brusly Landmark and Heritage Commission was held on Monday January 25, 2121, 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,
Commission Members Absent:          Rose Jackson, Shirley Jordan, Henry Soniat
Advisory Members Present:               Brian Falcon
Advisory Members Absent:               Scarlet Callicoatte, Billy Hebert
Others present:                                   Joanne Bourgeois

Upon motion by Commissioner Bourgeois; seconded by Commissioner Canella, the minutes of the  October 19, 2020, meeting were unanimously approved as written.

Landmark Plaque Applications:
Ms. Joanne Bourgeois narrated a slide presentation accompanying Landmark Plaque applications for the following homes:

  • 395 LA Hwy 1 North – The Solvay Pump House, built circa 1940 (currently owned by Richard (Dickie) Hebert);
  • 444 Lee Drive – built in 1966 (currently owned by Barbara Knotts);
  • 343 St. Mary Street – built in 1964 (currently owned by Elaine Barber);
  • 348 St. Mary Street – built in 1969 (currently owned by David Barber);

Upon the conclusion of the presentation, a motion to recommend the homes to the Town Council as Landmark Plaque recipients was made by Commissioner Dupuy; seconded by Commissioner Bourgeois.  The motion passed unanimously.

Former Landmark Site Applications:  None

Other Business:  None

Public Comment:
Ms. Bourgeois shared a brief update on the St. James Park Project.

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 6:51 PM

/s/Patricia Gaudet Thibodaux, Secretary

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