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Minutes of the Brusly Landmark & Heritage Commission – October 20, 2014

A meeting of the Brusly Landmark and Heritage Commission was held on Monday October 20, 2014, Brusly Town Hall, Brusly, Louisiana.

Chairman Rills called the meeting to order at 6:30 P.M. Commissioner Bourgeois led the Pledge of Allegiance. A roll call determined the following officials present:

Commission Chairman: Jim Rills
Commission Members: Billy Bourgeois, Sara Grady, Henry Soniat
Advisory Members: Brian Falcon, Kevin Durbin, Billy Hebert
Absent: Margaret Canella, Rose Jackson, Shirley Jordan

Others present: Joanne Bourgeois

Upon motion of Commissioner Bourgeois; seconded by Commissioner Grady, the minutes of the July 21, 2014 meeting were approved as written.

Landmark Plaque Applications: None

Discussion was held regarding the date of a ceremony to present plaques to 5 homes that had previously been approved as landmarks and a preservation certificate for the restoration of the home at 153 East Main done by Richard and Paula Soniat. Members agreed on November 23rd, 3:00 P.M. for the date of the ceremony.

Commissioner Canella arrived at 6:36 P.M.

A discussion was held regarding recognizing other homes with preservation certificates in the future. It was decided that the Board would recommend special recognition to applicants for the preservation and restoration of historical homes in town.

Chairman Rills motioned to set the 2015 meeting dates of the Landmark & Heritage Commission as follows:
• January 26, 2015
• April 20, 2015
• July 20, 2015
• October 19, 2015
The motion was seconded by Commissioner Canella. The motion passed unanimously.

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 6:48 P.M.
/s/ Patricia Gaudet Thibodaux, Secretary

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