September 2018

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, SEPTEMBER 11, 2018.   Mayor Ricky Calais called the meeting to order, the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance were recited.   Present: Brenda Castille Hobbs, Howard Alexander, Ernest Ledet, and Glenn Michael Angelle   Absent: Eddy LeBlanc   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the following addition to the September meeting agenda: Item #14: Consider including the rest of Gary Drive in the current Kelli Drive and East Bridge Street Sewer Extension project.   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the minutes of the August 14, 2018 meeting.   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the $82,000.00 project to install a lift station remote monitoring system to improve operations and response time to lift station issues to be funded through the DEQ Loan.   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Ernest Ledet and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved awarding Dorset Street widening project to Elliott Construction in the amount of $115,732.00.   Upon motion of Brenda Castille Hobbs, duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved authorization of Mayor Calais to advertise and award the bid for the Armentine Cove Street reconstruction project.   Upon motion of Glenn Michael...

August 2018

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, AUGUST 14, 2018.   Mayor Ricky Calais called the meeting to order, the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance were recited.   Present: Brenda Castille Hobbs, Howard Alexander, Glenn Michael Angelle and Eddy LeBlanc   Absent: Ernest Ledet     Upon motion of Howard Alexander, duly seconded by Eddy LeBlanc and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the minutes of the July 10, 2018 regular city council meeting.   The following resolution was offered by Glenn Michael Angelle, seconded by Howard Alexander and duly resolved:                                                                              RESOLUTION NO. 2018-0814                           A RESOLUTION REQUESTING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE                                               FROM THE STATE OF LOUISIANA                                           UNDER THE FISCAL YEAR 2018-2019                                 LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND COMMUNITY WATER ENRICHMENT FUND PROGRAM                         WHEREAS, the Louisiana Office of Community Development has announced that applications are being accepted for the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Local Government Assistance Program (LGAP) and Community Water Enrichment Fund (CWEF) Program; and                         WHEREAS, the Local Government Assistance Program offers grants to eligible municipalities and parishes for a wide range of projects to improve public health, public safety, living conditions and for economic development purposes; and   WHEREAS, the Community Water Enrichment Fund Program offers grants to eligible municipalities and parishes for rehabilitation, improvements and new construction projects for community potable water systems; and                         WHEREAS, it is deemed necessary and proper to submit applications to the Louisiana Office of Community Development under the...

July 2018

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, JULY 10, 2018.   Mayor Ricky Calais called the meeting to order, the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance were recited.   Present: Brenda Castille Hobbs, Howard Alexander, Ernest Ledet, Glenn Michael Angelle and Eddy LeBlanc   Absent: None   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the following correction and addition to the agenda:   Correction: Item #12 – Compliance Matters Rule to Show Cause – 414 West Bridge Street Rule to Show Cause – Trailers on 9th Street – correction – 295 Caleb Street Addition: Item #13 – Purchase of new truck – 50% thru Utility Funds   Upon motion of Howard Alexander, duly seconded by Eddy LeBlanc and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the minutes of the June 12, 2018 regular city council meeting and the June 19, 2018 special meeting.   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen adopted the following resolution calling for adoption of the Systems Survey and Compliance Questionaire as required by the Office of the Legislative Auditor, State of Louisiana.   RESOLUTION   A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR ADOPTION OF THE SYSTEMS SURVEY AND COMPLIANCE QUESTIONNAIRE AS REQUIRED BY THE OFFICE OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR, STATE OF LOUISIANA.   WHEREAS, The Legislative Auditor, State of Louisiana requires a Systems Survey and Compliance Questionnaire, and;   WHEREAS, Said questionnaire...

June 2018-Special Meeting

PROCEEDING OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE HELD AT THEIR REGULAR MEETING PLACE, THE CITY HALL, 101 BERARD STREET, BREAUX BRIDGE, LOUISIANA AT 6:00 P.M. ON TUESDAY, June 19, 2018. Mayor Ricky Calais called the meeting to order, the Pledge of Allegiance and the Invocation were recited.   Present:  Brenda Castille Hobbs, Howard Alexander, Ernest “E.J.” Ledet, Glenn Michael Angelle and Eddy Leblanc   Absent:  None   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle duly seconded by Ernest Ledet and unanimously carried, the Public Hearing on Ordinance 2245 (BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE, LOUISIANA THAT THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2018 BE AMENDED ACCRODING TO THE TERMS AND FIGURES CONTAINED IN THE ATTACHED EXHIBIT IDENTIFIED AS “EXHIBIT A”.) was opened for discussion.  J.L. Sonnier went over the summary pages of the budget that will be amended for Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2018.   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle duly seconded by Ernest Ledet and unanimously carried, the public hearing on Ordinance 2245 was opened for public input.   Upon motion of Ernest Ledet duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, the Public Hearing on Ordinance 2245 was closed.   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen adopted Ordinance 2245 as submitted.       ORDINANCE 2245     BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE, LOUISIANA THAT THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE...

June 2018- Regular Session

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, JUNE 12, 2018 Mayor Ricky Calais called the meeting to order, the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance were recited. Present:  Brenda Castille Hobbs, Howard Alexander, Ernest  Ledet, Eddy Leblanc                     and Glenn Michael Angelle Absent:     None Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, Item #17 – Act of Dedication of property on Grand Point Road and Item #18 Abandonment of Daniel Street was added to the agenda.   Upon motion of Ernest J. Ledet, duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, the minutes of the May 8, 2018 council meeting were approved.   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, the rule to show cause on the property located at 110 W. Brant Street was tabled for the next regular council meeting.   Upon motion of Ernest J. Ledet, duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle and unanimously carried, the property located at 1010 Begnaud Street was deemed Condemned and was granted 60 days to demolish.   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, Ordinance #2245 (BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE, LOUISIANA THAT THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2018 BE AMENDED ACCORDING TO THE TERMS AND FIGURES CONTAINED IN THE ATTACHED EXHIBIT IDENTIFIED AS “EXHIBIT A”) was introduced and the public hearing was approved to...

May 2018

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 WEDNESDY MAY 8, 2018. Mayor Ricky Calais called the meeting to order, the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance were recited. Present:  Brenda Castille Hobbs, Howard Alexander, Ernest Ledet, and Eddy Leblanc Absent:     Glenn Michael Angelle Eddy Leblanc was sworn in as Alderman for District E Upon motion of Howard Alexander, duly seconded by Ernest Ledet, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the following addition for the May 2018 Meeting Agenda: Item #12: Consider adopting a Resolution for authorizing and directing Mayor Ricky Calais to execute for and on behalf of the City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana an Act of Servitude with JPO Colorado, LLC Upon motion of Ernest Ledet, duly seconded by Howard Alexander, and unanimously carried, the minutes of the April 10, 2018 City Council meeting were approved. Ms. Picard, with La Petite Ecole Day Care, read a letter of concern and spoke to the Board of Aldermen and Mayor about her complaints with the trailer park on the side of her daycare. Upon motion of Ernest Ledet, duly seconded by Eddy Leblanc, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen adopted the following Resolution for the millage rate for 2018 tax year.   CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE RESOLUTION   BE IT RESOLVED, that the following millage are hereby levied on the 2018 tax roll on all property subject to taxation by City of Breaux Bridge: MILLAGE General Alimony                                                             4.490 mills   BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED...