TOWN OF BRUSLY COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDA DATE: MONDAY OCTOBER 2, 2023 BRUSLY TOWN HALL 6:30…
MINUTES OF THE BRUSLY LANDMARK & HERITAGE COMMISSION
October 18, 2021
A meeting of the Brusly Landmark and Heritage Commission was held on Monday October 18, 2021, 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, Billy Hebert
Advisory Members Absent: Scarlet Callicoatte
Others present: Joanne Bourgeois
Upon motion by Commissioner Bourgeois; seconded by Commissioner Dupuy, the minutes of the July 19, 2021, meeting were unanimously approved as written.
Landmark Plaque Applications:
Ms. Joanne Bourgeois narrated a slide presentation accompanying Landmark Plaque applications for the following homes:
- 244 First St. – built in 1960 (currently owned by Lois Crockett Hilley);
- 440 W. Main St. – built in 1968 (currently owned by Claudette Purnell);
- 116 Lee Dr. – built in 1963 (currently owned by James L. & Debbie T. Keith)
Upon the conclusion of the presentation, a motion to recommend the homes to the Town Council as Landmark Plaque recipients was made by Commissioner Canella; seconded by Commissioner Bourgeois. The motion passed unanimously.
Former Landmark Site Applications: None
A motion to re-elect the current officers of the Landmark & Heritage Commission, by acclamation, was made by Commissioner Canella; seconded by Commissioner Bourgeois. By unanimous vote, Commissioner Rills was re-elected Landmark & Heritage Chair and Commissioner Soniat was re-elected Vice Chair.
Members were asked if they would consider changing the meeting time to 6:00 p.m. as requested by an Advisory Commission Member; the consensus was to leave the time as 6:30 p.m.
Discussion ensued regarding a possible Former Landmark Site. Since little information is presently available, members agreed to search for more information about the site.
The meeting dates for 2022 were set as follows:
January 24, 2022
April 18, 2022
July 18, 2022
October 17, 2022
Ms. Joanne Bourgeois announced that there will be a Veteran’s Day Breakfast on November 11th at 8:30 am in the Chambers of the Town Hall.
A motion was made by Commissioner Canella to adjourn; seconded by Commissioner Dupuy. The motion passed with a unanimous vote. Commission Chairman Rills adjourned the meeting at 6:54 PM
/s/Patricia Gaudet Thibodaux, Secretary