May 2017

PROCEEDINGS OF THE MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE HELD AT THE CITY HALL, 101 BERARD STREET, AT 6:00 P.M. ON TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017. Mayor Ricky Calais called the meeting to order, the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance was recited.   Present:  Brenda Castille Hobbs, Ernest Ledet, Glenn Michael Angelle and Gary Champagne   Absent:  Howard Alexander   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle duly seconded by Brenda Castille Hobbs and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved to add the following item to the agenda:   Item #14-Acceptance of North Bridge Drainage Project from C-Core.   Upon motion of Gary Champagne duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle and unanimously carried the minutes of the April 11, 2017 meeting was approved.   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle duly seconded by Gary Champagne and unanimously carried, the public hearing to discuss the Property Millage Rates was opened for public input.   Someone from the audience asked if it was a new rate.   Mayor Calais explained that it was just a renewal and they have not been increased since it was installed and placed by the legislature in 1973.  He explained the fact that we probably should increase the rates because of the budget.  He stated that if you looked at the budget you would realize we could use an increase.  He explained the process of increasing the millage rate and why it should be increased.  The only time you wouldn’t increase would be because you had all the money you need to take care of the people in the...

April 2017

PROCEEDINGS OF THE MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE HELD AT THE CITY HALL, 101 BERARD STREET, AT 6:00 P.M. ON TUESDAY, April 11, 2017.   Mayor Ricky Calais called the meeting to order, the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance were recited.   Present:  Brenda Castille Hobbs, Ernest Ledet, Glenn Michael Angelle and Gary Champagne.   Absent:  Howard Alexander   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Brenda Castille Hobbs and unanimously carried the minutes of the March l4, 2017 meeting was approved.   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Gary Champagne and unanimously carried, Item #9(consider appointment to Planning and Zoning Commission) was deleted from the agenda.   The Announcement(Notice is hereby given that a public meeting of the City of Breaux Bridge will be held at the regular meeting place, the Board Room of the City of Breaux Bridge at 101 Berard Street, Breaux Bridged, Louisiana on Tuesday May 9, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. to adopt the millage rates)was read by Mayor Ricky J. Calais.   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Gary Champagne and unanimously carried the public hearing on Ordinance #2228 (An Ordinance creating Sales Tax District No. 2 of the City of Breaux Bridge, State of Louisiana; and providing for other matters in connection therewith) and Ordinance # 2229 (An Ordinance levying an additional sales and use tax of one percent (1%) in Sales Tax District No. 2 of the City of Breaux Bridge, State of Louisiana; in the manner and for the purposes as set forth under...

March 2017

PROCEEDINGS OF THE MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE HELD AT THE CITY HALL, 101 BERARD STREET, AT 6:00 P.M. ON TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017.   Mayor Ricky Calais called the meeting to order, the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance was recited.     Present:  Brenda Castille Hobbs, Howard Alexander, Ernest Ledet, Glenn Michael Angelle and Gary Champagne.   Absent:  None   Upon motion of Gary Champagne, duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle and unanimously carried, the Board approved the additions of the following three items to the agenda: Item #16- To Authorize Mayor to Award the Bid on the Baldwin St. Drainage Project. Item #17- To Authorize Mayor to Award bid on the Carl Williams Park Project. Item #18- Adopt a Resolution Supporting LaMats BidBoard Services.   Upon motion of Howard Alexander duly seconded by Gary Champagne and unanimously carried the Board of Aldermen approved the minutes of the regular council meeting held on February 14, 2017.   Upon motion of Howard Alexander, duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle, and unanimously carried, the Board of Alderman moved to adopt resolution concerning the Breaux Bridge Municipal Water Pollution Prevention Environmental Audit Report.   CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE MUNICIPAL WATER POLLUTION PREVENTION   BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Breaux Bridge informs the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality that the following actions were taken by the Mayor and Board of Alderman. Reviewed the Municipal Water Pollution Prevention Environmental Audit Report, which is attached to this Resolution   On roll call, the above resolution was adopted as follows: YEAS: Brenda Castille Hobbs,...

February 2017

PROCEEDINGS OF THE MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE HELD AT THE CITY HALL, 101 BERARD STREET, AT 6:00 P.M. ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017.   Mayor Ricky Calais called the meeting to order, the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance was recited.     Present:  Brenda Castille Hobbs, Howard Alexander, Ernest Ledet, Glenn Michael Angelle and Gary Champagne.   Absent:  None   Upon motion of Gary Champagne, duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, the Board approved the addition of the following two items to the agenda: Item #16- Consider authorization by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen to allow James Alleman Towing, LLC  to operate a business which engages in towing and removal or storage of any wrecked, abandoned, disabled, or designated motor vehicles. Item #17- Introduction of Ordinance #2229 (An Ordinance levying an additional sales and use tax of one percent (1%) in Sales Tax District No. 2 of the City of Breaux Bridge, State of Louisiana; In the manner and for the purposes as set forth under that certain intergovernmental agreement between the City and the District and in accordance with the provision of LA R.S. 47:338.1., and certain other related matters).   Upon motion of Ernest Ledet duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried the Board of Aldermen approved the minutes of the regular council meeting held on January 10, 2017.   Upon motion of Gary Champagne, duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen moved to open a Public Hearing on Ordinance #2227 (An Ordinance approving and adopting an...

January 2017

PROCEEDINGS OF THE MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE HELD AT THE CITY HALL, 101 BERARD STREET, AT 6:00 P.M. ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2017.     Mayor Ricky Calais called the meeting to order, the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance was recited.     Present:  Brenda Castille Hobbs, Howard Alexander, Ernest Ledet, Glenn Michael Angelle and Gary Champagne.     Absent:  None   Upon motion of Gary Champagne, duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle and unanimously carried, Item #13 Appoint Mayor Pro-tempore was added to the agenda.   Upon motion of Ernest Ledet duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle and unanimously carried the Board of Aldermen approved the minutes of the regular council meeting held on December 13, 2016 with changes that reflect the language in Ordinance #2224.     Upon motion of Gary Champagne, duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle and unanimously carried, Public Hearing on Ordinance #2226 (An ordinance to amend Chapter 6 of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, by the enactment of Article IX relative to the building slab elevation requirements for new constructions within city limits) was opened.     Upon motion of Ernest Ledet, duly seconded by Gary Champagne and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen moved to close the public hearing on Ordinance #2226 (An ordinance to amend Chapter 6 of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, by the enactment of Article IX relative to the building slab elevation requirements for new constructions within city limits).       Upon motion of Gary...

December 2016

PROCEEDINGS OF THE MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE HELD AT THE CITY HALL, 101 BERARD STREET, AT 6:00 P.M. ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2016.     Mayor Ricky Calais called the meeting to order, the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance was recited.     Present:  Brenda Castille Hobbs, Ernest “E.J.” Ledet, Glenn Michael Angelle and Gary Champagne.     Absent:  Howard Alexander   Upon motion of Gary Champagne, duly seconded by Glen Michael Angelle and unanimously carried, item #11 (Consider Planning and Zoning recommendation to approve rezoning the property located at 1511, Grand Point from Commercial-2 to Residential-1.   Upon motion of Ernest “E. J.” Ledet, duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle and unanimously carried the Board of Aldermen approved the minutes of the regular council meeting held on November 9, 2016.     Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Gary Champagne and unanimously carried, Ordinance #2226 (An ordinance to amend Chapter 6 of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, by the enactment of Article IX relative to the building slab elevation requirements for new constructions within city limits) was introduced and public hearing to be held January 10, 2017.     Upon motion of Gary Champagne, duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen moved to open the public hearing on Ordinance #2224 (An ordinance to amend Chapter 20, Article II, Division 4 of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, by the enactment of Section 20-81 through 20-81.5, relative to the...