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 12, 2019.

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

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

Absent:  None

Monthly budget-to-actual comparisons on the General Fund, Sales Tax Funds, Park and Recreation Fund, and Utility Funds were distributed to the Councilmen and Mayor.

Upon motion of Ernest “E. J.” Ledet, duly seconded by Neil Melancon, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved that Item eleven be added to the February Meeting Agenda:

                                    Item #11:  Presentation of Rees Street Corridor Study

Upon motion of Eddy LeBlanc, duly seconded by Ryan Breaux and unanimously carried the Board of Aldermen approved the minutes of the regular council meeting held January 8, 2019 with a correction to the Resolution of Substantial Completion.

Upon motion of Ryan Breaux, duly seconded by Eddy LeBlanc and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the minutes from the January 18, 2019 Special Meeting.

Councilman Scotty Borel was asked to be excused from the meeting and was absent from any actions from this point forward.

Upon motion of Eddy LeBlanc, duly seconded by Neil Melancon and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen accepted the recommendation from Chief Rollie Cantu for hiring of two Police Officers, Raiford Ballard and John K. Bruce.

Upon motion of Neil Melancon, duly seconded by Ryan Breaux and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen, on the recommendation of Inspector Rodney Richard, approved a 30 day period for the heirs of the property at 1107 Grant Avenue to demolish and remove the unsafe structure; otherwise the Council would take further action at the March 12, 2019 council meeting.

Action for the property at 673 Sidney Drive was tabled until Mr. Rodney Richard could do an interior inspection and report back at the next council meeting to be held on March 12, 2019.

Upon motion of Ernest “E. J.” Ledet, duly seconded by Eddy LeBlanc and unanimously carried, the meeting was adjourned.

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Kristi LeBlanc                                                             Ricky J. Calais

City Clerk                                                                   Mayor