January 2018

PROCEEDINGS OF THE MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF BEAUX BRIDGE HELD AT THE CITY HALL, 101 BERARD STREET, AT 6:00 P.M. ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 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 Gary Champagne   Absent: None   Upon motion of Gary Champagne, duly seconded by Howard Alexander, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the following addition to the January meeting agenda: Item #10 – Appoint Mayor Pro-Tempore   Upon motion of Howard Alexander, duly seconded by Gary Champagne, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the following addition to the January meeting agenda: Item #11 – Discussion of Burn Ordinance   A presentation was given by Burton Dupuis for the St. Martin Hospital Mileage Bond election to be held in March 2018.   Upon motion of Gary Champagne, duly seconded by Howard Alexander, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the following addition to the January meeting agenda: Item #12 – Resolution in support of St. Martin Hospital Mileage Bond Election   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Ernest Ledet, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the Resolution in support of St. Martin Hospital Mileage Bond Election.   Upon motion of Gary Champagne, duly seconded by Howard Alexander, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the minutes of the December 12, 2017 City Council meeting.   Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Howard Alexander,...

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...

September 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, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017.   Mayor Ricky Calais called the meeting to order, the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance were recited.   Present:  Brenda Castille Hobbs, Glenn Michael Angelle and Gary Champagne.   Absent:  Howard Alexander, Ernest Ledet   Upon motion of Gary Champagne, duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the following additions to the September Meeting Agenda: Item #17:  Introduction of Ordinance #2238 Item #18: Introduction of Ordinance #2237 Item #19: Consider possible action regarding Atchafalaya Trace Subdivision   Shanese Lewis gave a brief overview of the work in which she is involved with the Council on Aging and requested the City to formally support the passage of a 1.75 Mill to help fund the organization. Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Brenda Castille Hobbs, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved a Resolution in support of the 1.75 Mill Proposition.   Upon motion of Gary Champagne, duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle, and unanimously carried, the minutes of the August 8, 2017 City Council meeting were approved.   A presentation was given by architect Glenn Angelle on the proposed improvements and additions to be made to Parc Hardy. Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Gary Champagne, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the Mayor to authorize payment, and move forward with the proposed improvements of Parc Hardy Master Plan as presented...

August 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, AUGUST 8, 2017. Mayor Ricky Calais called the meeting to order, the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Present: Brenda Castille Hobbs, Ernest “E. J.” Ledet, Howard Alexander, Glenn Michael Angelle and Gary Champagne Absent: None Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved to add the following item to the agenda: Item #12: Approval of Police Department to hire a part time dispatcher. Upon motion of Howard Alexander, duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the minutes of the Regular Meeting held on July 11, 2017. Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Brenda Castille Hobbs and unanimously carried, the council moved to go into executive session to discuss alleged misconduct of an employee with Attorney Chester Cedars. Upon motion of Gary Champagne, duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle and unanimously carried, the council moved to come out of the executive session. Attorney Chester Cedars, Mayor Ricky Calais, and the Board of Aldermen discussed the alleged misconduct of an employee while in executive session. Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen moved to open the public hearing on Ordinance #2234 (An ordinance to amend Chapter 2, Article V, of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, by repeal, amendment, revision, enactment and/or...