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 1:00 P.M. ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2019.

Mayor Ricky Calais called the meeting to order, the Pledge of Allegiance and the Invocation were recited.

Present:  Ryan Breaux, Scotty Borel, Ernest “E.J.” Ledet, Neil Melancon and Eddy LeBlanc.

Absent:  None

Upon motion of Eddy LeBlanc, duly seconded by Ernest Ledet and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the following Resolution.

CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE

RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN APPLICATION BY THE

CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE TO THE STATE OF LOUISIANA

FOR APPROVAL AS A CERTIFIED RETIREMENT COMMUNITY

WHEREAS, we, the Board of Aldermen do verify we are the governing authority for the City of Breaux Bridge’s Louisiana Encore Commission Program and we do hereby apply for certification; and

WHEREAS, we are fully aware of the guidelines and requirements for certification status to become a Certified Louisiana Retirement Community with the Louisiana Encore Commission from 2019-2024; and

WHEREAS, we recognize this certification will be used for marketing and promotions for the City of Breaux Bridge as a Certified Louisiana Retirement Community; and

WHEREAS, we have much to offer as a community to retirees being selected on the top ten best small towns in America, our proximity to a larger metropolitan area, our extensive medical resources, including the award-winning St. Martin Hospital , our rich culture, the Teche Center for the Arts, access to major transportation arteries and our warm and inviting residents;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Aldermen of the City of Breaux Bridge authorizes and directs Mayor Ricky J. Calais to sign and submit said application to the State of Louisiana for consideration as a “Certified Retirement Community.”

This Resolution shall become effective immediately upon its adoption.

By motion of Alderman Eddy LeBlanc, duly seconded by Alderman Ernest Ledet, the above Resolution was adopted by the following vote on this 3rd day of December, 2019:

YEAS: Ryan Breaux, Scotty Borel, Ernest “E.J.” Ledet, Neil Melancon, Eddy LeBlanc   

NAYS: None 

ABSENT: None         

ABSTAIN: None                                                                               

AND THIS RESOLUTION was declared adopted as of the 3rd day of December, 2019.

CERTIFICATE

            I, Kristi LeBlanc, City Clerk of the City of Breaux Bridge, do hereby certify that the above is a true and exact copy of a resolution adopted by the City Council of the City of Breaux Bridge on December 3, 2019, at which time a quorum was present and voting.

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                                                                                   KRISTI LEBLANC, CLERK

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Mayor,                                                                                     Certified Retirement Director

Head of Sponsoring Agency

WITNESSES:                                                                         WITNESSES:

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Upon motion of Neil Melancon duly seconded by Ernest Ledet and unanimously carried, the meeting was adjourned.

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Ricky Calais                                                                Kristi LeBlanc, CMC

Mayor                                                                          City Clerk