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November 12, 2002
Town of Brusly
The regular meeting of the Town of Brusly was held this date, November 12, 2002 at 6:30 p.m. at the Brusly Town Hall. A roll call by Town Clerk Jules Lefeaux determined the following present:
Council Member Perrault led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Mayor Normand presented a certified Resolution to Mrs. Leona Mayeux, wife of former Council Member Albert Mayeux, expressing gratitude for his many accomplishments. Fire Chief Michael Alleman presented her with a plaque honoring his service to the Brusly Volunteer Fire Department.
A motion was made by Council Member Bourgeois to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of October 14, 2002, seconded by Council Member Perrault. The motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Council Member Kershaw to accept the minutes of the special meeting of October 21, 2002, seconded by Council Member Andre’. The motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Council Member Bourgeois to accept the Audit Report given by Mr. Don DeVille, CPA, on October 21, seconded by Council Member Perrault. The motion carried unanimously.
Mayor Normand announced the retirement of Mrs. Elaine Barber, Accounting Clerk, effective November 21, 2002. He recommended the promotion of Mrs. Debra Berthelot, currently employed as Traffic Clerk, as her replacement. Council Member Bourgeois moved to promote Mrs. Berthelot to Accounting Clerk, seconded by Council Member Perrault. The motion carried unanimously.
Town Clerk Jules Lefeaux reported on the United Way Drive. He coordinated the first program in many years, and the response of the employees was tremendous. Seven employees pledged the “Fair Share” contribution (almost half).
Mayor Normand reported that he and Chief of Police Emmett Worley had reached an agreement under which traffic tickets would continue to be handled by Brusly Mayor’s Court. Felony, juvenile, and DWI cases would go to the 18th Judicial District Court as always.
Council Member Kershaw moved to adopt Resolution No. 9 to convey appreciation to The Dow Chemical Company for its cash grant of $2,900 to the Brusly Police Department for Rape Aggression Defense Training for area ladies, and to amend the budget categories affected. The motion was seconded by Council Member Andre’ and carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Council Member Bourgeois to approve Resolution No. 10 to support efforts by the West Baton Rouge Historical Association to erect an historic marker recognizing Brusly as the oldest settlement in the Parish. The motion was seconded by Council Member Babin, and carried unanimously.
Corporal Jonathan Lefeaux gave the Police Department report for the month. He stated that there were two wrecks, thirteen bench warrant arrests, one battery, one assault, one damage to property, one disturbing the peace, four thefts, four alarms, three 911 calls, two drug arrests, twenty-seven traffic arrests, sixty escorts, two juvenile matters, and six miscellaneous calls for a total of 120 calls and 400 traffic citations issued.
Mayor Normand gave the Mayor’s report for the month.
A motion was made to go into executive session by Council Member Bourgeois to discuss a personnel matter. The motion was seconded by Council Member Babin. Town Clerk Lefeaux called the roll, and all council members voted to go into executive session; it began at 7:00 P.M.
A motion to come out of executive session was made by Ms. Bourgeois, and seconded by Council Member Andre’ at 7:29 P.M. A roll call vote by the Town Clerk showed all council members unanimously in favor.
A motion was made by Council Member Bourgeois to adjourn, seconded by Council Member Perrault. The motion carried unanimously.
The meeting adjourned at 7:32 p.m.
Joey Normand, Mayor
Jules Lefeaux, Town Clerk