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December 11, 2006
Town of Brusly
The regular meeting of the Town of Brusly was held this date, December 11, 2006, at the Brusly Town Hall. Mayor Joey Normand called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Council Member Perrault led the Pledge of Allegiance. A roll call determined the following officials present:
Mayor: Joey Normand
Council Members: David Rodrigue, Ronda Perrault,
Joanne Bourgeois, Chris Kershaw
Town Attorney: Thomas Acosta, Jr.
A motion to approve the minutes of the Town’s Regular Meeting of November 13, 2006 was made by Council Member Bourgeois and seconded by Council Member Perrault; motion passed with a unanimous vote.
Public Works: None
Planning and Zoning: A recommendation to deny the Preliminary Plat-Lot 18-A of the Bezet Property was made by the Zoning commission. The Mayor opened the public hearing, hearing no response from the audience, the public hearing was closed. The Mayor then opened the floor for comments from Council Members; following discussion, a motion was made by Council Member Bourgeois to accept the recommendation of the Planning Commission, denying the Preliminary Plat for Lot18-A of the Bezet Property. The motion was seconded by Council Member Andre’. A roll call vote was had with the following results:
Yeas: Rodrigue, Perrault, Bourgeois, Andre’, Kershaw
Councilmember Bourgeois commented that minutes of the November 8th, 2006, meeting of the Historic District Study Committee were included in each packet. The committee’s next meeting will be January 9th, 2007, at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall. The public is invited to attend.
Finance Committee: None
Personnel Committee: Council Member Perrault made a motion to approve the 2007 Holiday schedule; seconded by Council Member Rodrigue and passed with a unanimous vote.
Recreation Committee: Council Member Bourgeois will be in contact with the Brusly High School Band Director regarding fund raising efforts for new uniforms.
Police Committee: None
Grant Committee: None
Consideration of Vetoed Ordinances: None
Hearing and Final Action on Ordinances: The Louisiana Municipal Association recommended that the Town adopt the Louisiana Uniform Building Code Regulations. The Mayor made the recommendation to the Council to approve Ordinance #8 adopting the Louisiana Uniform Building Code Regulations. The floor was open for a public hearing; there being no response from the audience, the public hearing was closed. Council Member Bourgeois made a motion to approve Ordinance #8 adopting the Louisiana Uniform Building Code Regulations; seconded by Council Member Perrault and passed with a unanimous vote.
A public hearing was opened to here any comments on Ordinance #9-Animals; there being no comments from the audience, the public hearing was closed. Council Member Andre’ made a motion to approve Ordinance #9-Animals; seconded by Council Member Perrault and passed with a unanimous vote.
Introduction of Ordinances: Council Member Perrault introduced an Ordinance for the Town Budget Adjustments.
Resolutions and Commendations: Council Member Bourgeois made a motion to approve Resolution #10-DEQ Environmental Audit; seconded by Council Member Perrault and passed with a unanimous vote.
Council Member Kershaw made a motion to approve Resolution #11-Wal-Mart Cooperative Endeavor; seconded by Council Member Rodrigue and passed with a unanimous vote.
Fire Department: Fire Chief Alleman gave the Fire Chief’s Report for November. There were 8 first aid calls outside the Town and nine first aid calls inside the Town. There was one motor vehicle crash outside Town and two motor vehicle crashes inside Town; three mutual aid calls to Addis and one fire call outside the Town. Total calls for the month were 24 and 277 total calls for the year.
Police Department: Report for the month of November was given by Chief Whaley. He stated that there were five wrecks, four assistances to other agencies, 10 traffic arrests, one damage to property, one alarm, four disturbing the peace, two domestic calls, five bench warrants, one DUI arrest and 14 miscellaneous calls. There was one juvenile matter, for a total of 48 calls and 303 citations for the month.
Mayor’s Report: The I-10 Connector project is moving along fine. The Culvert Program has started. He and the Police Chief met with architects on remodeling the police station.
Remarks of Personal Privilege: Council Member Bourgeois thanked Ms. Birdie Verrett for helping the Town by taping newsletters.
Announcements: The Town hall will be closed on the following: December 25th and 26th for the Christmas Holidays and January 1st for New Year’s Day.
BFI will have a special pick up on December 28th and will be picking up extra Christmas wrappings only, NOT DEBRIS AND BRUSH.
The next Historic District Meeting will be January 9th at 6:30 p.m. at the Town Hall.
The Town Committee meeting has been changed to January 2nd.
A motion was made by Council Member Andre’ to adjourn; seconded by Council Member Kershaw. The motion passed with a unanimous vote; the meeting adjourned at 7:10 p.m.
Joey Normand, Mayor Debbie Berthelot, Town Clerk