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BRUSLY PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES
January 26, 2005
A regular meeting of the Brusly Planning Commission was held on Wednesday, January 26, 2005, in the Council Meeting Room, Brusly Town Hall, Brusly, Louisiana. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Debbie Thompson at 6:34 PM.
Members present: Jules Thibodaux, Carroll Fontenot, Debbie Thompson,
Rosa Stelly, Steve Perkins.
Members absent: Claudette Purnell, Shane Sarradet.
Others present: Marianne Berthelot, Mayor Joey Normand, Don Neisler,
Joanne Bourgeois, Russell Bourgeois, Kenny Hunts,
Cletus Langlois, Jim Tatum, Marc Barker, Kim Lemoine,
Skipper Grady, Edith Owens, Rhonda Robertson, and
two representatives from the Cottonport Bank
Upon motion of Mrs. Rosa Stelly, seconded by Mr. Carroll Fontenot, the minutes of the December 15, 2004 meeting were approved as written. Motion carried unanimously.
• “Preliminary Plat of Oak Plaza Drive, The Oaks Shopping Center for The Oaks S.C., LLC”.
Jim Tatum with Tatum Engineers was recognized. He presented the plat and advised that there were no changes to the plat that was reviewed at the December 15, 2004 meeting. The chairperson opened the floor for questions and comments. Commission member Carroll Fontenot asked about a connector street from the present street in front of the mall and Oak Plaza Drive. Mr. Tatum advised that there is a proposed connector street. Mr. Fontenot also commented on the drainage ditch to be moved and advised that he felt comfortable that all specifications were met. Kenny Hunts from the Brusly Fire Department questioned Mr. Tatum on the location of fire hydrants. Mr. Tatum advised that they are showing three on the plans. Mr. Hunts made a statement that three hydrants were shown on the site plans for the first portion of the Oak Plaza Shopping Center and the third one was never installed. He advised that the Fire Department would not allow this to happen again.
Mrs. Rosa Stelly made a motion to close the public hearing. Mr. Carroll Fontenot seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.
Mrs. Rosa Stelly made a motion to recommend approval of the “Preliminary Plat of Oak Plaza Drive, The Oaks Shopping Center for The Oaks S.C., LLC”. Mr. Carroll Fontenot seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.
Mr. Cletus Langlois with Patin Engineers & Surveyors was recognized. For the information of the commission, he had copies of the site plan for the Cottonport Bank to be located on one of the out parcels on Oak Plaza Drive. It consisted of three pages showing the proposed temporary bank site, the proposed permanent bank site and how the parking and drive- through at the temporary site will be incorporated into the permanent plan and third was a plan for expansion of the permanent site in the future.
Two representatives from the Cottonport Bank were present and answered questions from the commission and the public. They gave a time frame of approximately two years for construction of the permanent site and advised that they have already engaged Architects and Engineers.
This presentation was for informational purposes only and no action by the commission was needed.
Mr. Jim Tatum was recognized. He presented a copy of a resubdivision plat for the Cottonport Bank site. This was for informational purposes only and the commission took no action since the plat can be approved administratively by the Mayor and Chairperson of the Commission.
Mr. Tatum also submitted a copy of the Final Plat of the Second Filing of Brusly Oaks Subdivision. He advised that at this time construction is near completion and asked for approval contingent upon the Mayor’s approval of the construction. Mr. Don Neisler advised the commission that they could recommend approval with the contingency since by doing so tonight it would save some time for the developers.
Mrs. Jules Thibodaux made a motion to recommend approval of the Final Plat of the Brusly Oaks Subdivision, Second Filing contingent upon final approval of the Construction and certification by the Mayor that all requirements are met. Mr. Carroll Fontenot seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.
Mr. Cletus Langlois was recognized. He presented “ Final Plat Showing the Resubdivision of the West 253.89’ of Lot 76 & Lot 77, Live Oak Subdivision Part II, First Filing into Lots 76A & 77A, Live Oak Subdivision Part II, First Filing for Lamar A. Thomas”. Upon review, it was determined that this is an exchange between adjacent property owners and approval can be done administratively. There was no action taken by the commission.
There was no other business to come before the Planning Commission.
Mr. Carroll Fontenot made a motion to adjourn. Mr. Jules Thibodaux seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.
The meeting of the Planning Commission adjourned at 7:00 PM.
Debbie Thompson, Chairperson