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...

April 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. Tuesday April 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, and Glenn Michael Angelle   Upon motion of E.J. Ledet, duly seconded by Howard Alexander, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the minutes of the March 13, 2018 meeting.   Mayor Ricky Calais made the following 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 Bridge, Louisiana on Tuesday May 8, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. to adopt the millage rates.   Upon motion of Brenda Castille Hobbs, duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved a resolution in support of placing a memorial plaque at the Tourist Center next to the downtown bridge in honor of Councilman Gary “Bimmie” Champagne.   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Brenda Castille Hobbs and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved that the trailer located at 295 Caleb Street be condemned and demolished due to it being in a dilapidated and hazardous condition.   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Brenda Castille Hobbs, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen opened a public hearing for Ordinance 2244 (An ordinance to amend Chapter...

March 2018

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a regular public meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen for the City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, has been called on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. at the Breaux Bridge City Hall Board Room

December 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, DECEMBER 12, 2017.   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   Absent:  Gary Champagne   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle and duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried the Board of Aldermen approved to delete Item #13 (Consider the recommendation from Zoning Commission to rezone a 2.15 acre lot at the corner of South Poydras Street and Hollier Road from RESIDENTIAL 2, with the intent to subdivide the lot into 7 individual lots.) from the agenda.   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved to add the following items to the agenda:   Item #16:   Consider adopting Ordinance 2235 an amendment to Chapter 23 of the Code                               of Ordinances Item #17:  Receipt and discussion of Garbage Proposals   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle and duly seconded by Howard Alexander and carried, Alderman Brenda Castille Hobbs abstaining, the minutes of the November 14, 2017 Board of Aldermen meeting were approved.   Upon motion of Ernest Ledet duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen will proceed to demolish the property located at 602 Blanchard Street and add the cost of said actions to the tax roll.   Upon motion of Howard Alexander duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle...

November 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, NOVEMBER 14, 2017.   Mayor Ricky Calais called the meeting to order, the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance were recited.   Present:  Howard Alexander, Ernest Ledet, Glenn Michael Angelle and Gary Champagne.   Absent:  Brenda Castille Hobbs   Upon motion of Gary Champagne, duly seconded by Howard Alexander, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the following additions and deletions to the November Meeting Agenda.   Additions: To appoint Mellissa Narcisse to the Planning and Zoning Commission to replace Ashely Courville. (An ordinance to amend Chapter 23 of the Code of Ordinances by the repeal, amendment, revision, enactment, and/or re-enactment of Sections 23-3.1, 23-4.19, 23-4.20, 23-4.26, 23-5.7, 23-5.8, 23-5.9, 23-5.10, 23-10a, 23-5.16 through 23-5.16.8, 23-10.1, 23-10.3 and 23-11.1 regarding zoning regulations.)   Deletions: Consider the recommendation from Zoning Commission to rezone a 2.15 acre lot at the corner of South Poydras Street and Hollier Road from RESIDENTIAL 2, with the intent to subdivide the lot into 7 individual lots. – Amanda Leblanc, Planning and Zoning Director Consider adopting a resolution removing residency requirements for serving on the Civil Service Board – Chief Cantu   Upon motion of Ernest J. Ledet duly seconded by Glenn M. Angelle and unanimously carried, the minutes of the October 10, 2017 City Council meeting were approved.   Presentation of Audit report by Russell Champagne with Kolder, Champagne, Slaven & Company, LLC.   Presentation to Mr. Wilson Thibodeaux thanking him for his many years...

October 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, OCTOBER 10, 2017.   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 Gary Champagne.   Absent:  None   Upon motion of Howard Alexander, duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the following additions to the October Meeting Agenda: Item #19: Resolution Supporting the City of Breaux Bridge Grant Application to Cleco Item #20: Resolution Supporting the Community-Wide Brownfields Assessment Grant Program     Breaux Bridge Area Chamber of Commerce spoke briefly about the cook-off being successful and thanked the City of Breaux Bridge for their support.   Upon motion of Gary Champagne, duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle, and unanimously carried, the minutes of the September 12, 2017 City Council meeting were approved with the following changes: Approved Mayor to move forward with the proposed improvements of Parc Hardy Master Plan as presented by Glenn Angelle. (Authorized Payment, And) were the three words deleted.   A presentation was given by architect Glenn Angelle to consider a variance to the St. Martin Parish School Board Breaux Bridge Junior High property for the construction of additional buildings.   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Howard Alexander, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved a variance to the St. Martin Parish School Board Breaux Bridge Junior High School property for...