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August 8, 2005
Town of Brusly
The regular meeting of the Town of Brusly was held this date, August 8, 2005, at the Brusly Town Hall. Mayor Joey Normand called the meeting to order at
6:30 p.m. Council Member Andre’ led the Pledge of Allegiance. A roll call determined the following officials present:
Mayor: Joey Normand
Council Members: David Rodrigue, Ronda Perrault, Joanne Bourgeois,
Shane Andre’, Ander’,Chris Kershaw
Town Attorney: Jamie Fontenot
A motion to approve the minutes of the Town’s Regular Meeting of July 11, 2005, was made by Council Member Bourgeois, seconded by Council Member Perrault and passed with a unanimous vote.
Public Works: Mayor Normand reported that 17 Culvert applications had been received and that the deadline for this year’s application iswas August 15th. He isThere are still applications that have not been received.
aware of some residents who wish to participate but have not yet applied.
Planning and Zoning: A public hearing will be held to subdivide Mr. Mike Pourciau Jr.’s property described as “Tract SSA-5, Southside Acres Subdivision,
3rd Filing for Mike Pourciau Jr. located in Section 17, T8S, R12E, West Baton Rouge
The Mayor stated announced that there will be a Planning and Zoning training session at the Addis Town Hall on August 9th from 6p.m. to 8p.m.
Recreation Committee: The swing set is being erected this week.
Police Committee: Police Chief Jamie Whaley recommended hiring Officer James Lee, who is employed by the Addis Police Department, as a part-time officer who is post certified and has passed the psychological examination. A motion to approve the recommendation was made by Council Member Perrault and seconded by Council Member Rodrigue and passed with a unanimous vote.
The Chief also recommended hiring Mr. Henry Beard, who has not passed the psychological examination, as a Reserve Officer.reserve officer. Council Member Andre’ made a motion contingent on Mr. Beard passing the psychological examination; the motion was seconded by Council Member Kershaw and passed with a unanimous vote.
Hearing and Final Action on Ordinances: Mayor Normand opened the public hearing on Ordinance #10 of 2005 Planning and Development-Changes to Chapter 19. There were no comments from the public; the . The public hearing was closed. Council Member Perrault made a motion to approve Ordinance #10- of 2005, seconded by Council Member Kershaw. The Ordinance passed with the following vote:
YEAS: Andre’, Kershaw, Rodrigue, Perrault, Bourgeois
Mayor Normand opened the public hearing on Ordinance #13 of 2005 Chapter 22-Junk. There were no comments from the public; the . The public hearing was closed. Council Member Perrault made a motion to approve Ordinance #13 of 2005, seconded by Council Member Andre’.. The Ordinance passed with the following vote:
YEAS: Rodrigue, Perrault, Bourgeois, Andre, Kershaw
Fire Department: The report of the Brusly Volunteer Fire Department was given by Fire Chief Mike Alleman. In July, there were four first aid calls in the Town and 16 first aid calls outside the Town. There was one fire call in the Town and two fire calls outside the Town. There were four mutual aid calls to Addis. There were four motor vehicle crashes. There was one public assistance and one hazmat call. For the month of July there were a total of 33 calls and 189 calls for the year. The Chief also mentioned that the smoke detectors have arrivedwere in and there are that they have enough for the entire Fire Sub-District to receive one per household.
Police Department: Report for the month of July was given by Chief Whaley. He stated that there were two wrecks, one simple battery and one aggravated assault, six assistances to other agencies, one damage to property, two thefts, two alarms, five assistances to other agencies, one 911 call, one juvenile matter, eight traffic arrests, and 18 miscellaneous calls and one dog bite. Chief Whaley informed the Council Members that the Police and Fire Retirement contributions had decreased by 4% and 4.25% respectively.
Mayor’s Report: The Mayor attended and enjoyed the Police Chief’s Convention. T-Mobile made an offer to build a 210 ft. tower behind the Town Hall but could not because of the height and the distance from residencesresidents per the Town’s Ordinances. The Town received $3,009.33 for the lightning damage. The Mayor also announced that he will be attending the LMA Convention in Shreveport.
Remarks of Personal Privilege: Council Member Bourgeois confirmed that the Town of Brusly was amongamongst the top three contestants to receive the Keep Louisiana Beautiful Award. The awardShe will be presented at a luncheon during the Keep Louisiana Beautiful state conference to be held in New Orleansattend the State Conference on August 25th and August 26th. She and Chief Whaley have registered to attend the conference. .
A motion was made by Council Member Perrault to adjourn, seconded by Council Member Kershaw. The motion was passed with a unanimous vote. The meeting ended at 7:03 p.m.
/s/ Joey Normand, Mayor /s/ Debbie Berthelot, Town Clerk