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, JANUARY 8, 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 Ledet, duly seconded by Eddy LeBlanc, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the appointment of Kristi LeBlanc as City Clerk and Tax Collector, for the City of Breaux Bridge.

 

Upon motion of Eddy LeBlanc, duly seconded by Ernest Ledet, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the minutes from the December 11, 2018 meeting.

 

Upon motion of Ernest Ledet, duly seconded by Eddy LeBlanc, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen adopted a Resolution of Substantial Completion for the LCDBG FY 2017 Sewer Systems Improvement Project.

 

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Resolution of SUBSTANTIAL COMPLETION

 

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE OF THE PARISH OF ST. MARTIN, LOUISIANA, AN ACT OF SUBSTANTIAL COMPLETION FROM CONSTRUCTION PRO, LLC, CONTRACTOR,  PERTAINING TO THE COMPLETION OF A CONTRACT FOR LCDBG FY 2017 SEWER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS.

 

Whereas, Construction Pro, L.L.C., as Contractor, has substantially completed the LCDBG FY 2017 Sewer System Improvements, for the City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, as of October 31, 2018, in accordance with the plans and specifications contained in the Contract Documents pertaining thereto, with the exceptions noted on the list of deficiencies attached hereto; and

 

Whereas, the City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana desired to accept the work as being substantially complete, subject to the correction within the lien period of the listed deficiencies;

 

Now, therefore, it be resolved by the City of Breaux Bridge, of the Parish of St. Martin, Louisiana, that the Mayor of the said City of Breaux Bridge be and is hereby empowered, authorized and directed to execute an Act of Substantial Completion, accepting the work as being substantially complete and that the Mayor be authorized and directed to have a copy of said Notice of Substantial Completion recorded in the Conveyance Records of the Parish of St. Martin, State of Louisiana.

 

The foregoing resolution was offered by Ernest “E.J.” Ledet  and seconded by Eddy LeBlanc.

 

This resolution having been submitted to a vote, the vote thereon was as follows:

 

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

NAYS:             None

ABSTAIN:       None

ABSENT:         None

 

And the resolution was declared adopted on this the 8th day of January, 2019.

 

/s/ Ricky Calais                                   

Ricky Calais, Mayor

 

/s/ Pattie Dupuis          

Pattie Dupuis, City Clerk

 

                                           NOTICE OF SUBSTANTIAL COMPLETION

 

TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and especially to all subcontractors, workmen, laborers, mechanics, and furnishers of materials:

 

Public Notice is hereby given according to law that the undersigned Owner has accepted, as substantially complete, the work done on LCDBG FY 2017 Sewer System Improvements, City of Breaux Bridge by Construction Pro, L.L.C., Contractor, under its contract with said firm of date February 2, 2018, and recorded as Act No. 515348 in the Mortgage Records of the Parish of St. Martin, Louisiana.

 

All subcontractors, workmen, laborers, mechanics, and furnishers of materials must assert whatever claim they may have against the said Contractor, growing out of the execution of said Contract, according to law, within 45 days from registration hereof.

 

CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE, LOUISIANA

 

 

BY: _______________________________

Mayor

 

 

Date:  8th  day of January, 2019.

 

 

Upon motion of Ernest Ledet, duly seconded by Neil Melancon, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the appointment of Bart Hebert , as City Attorney for the City of Breaux Bridge.

 

Upon motion of Ernest Ledet, duly seconded by Eddy LeBlanc, Scotty Borel, Ryan Breaux, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the appointment of Domingues, Szabo and Associates as the Engineering firm for the City of Breaux Bridge.

 

Upon motion of Neil Melancon, duly seconded by Ryan Breaux, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the appointment of Champagne and Company, LLC as the Auditing firm for the City of Breaux Bridge.

 

Upon motion of Eddy LeBlanc, duly seconded by Scotty Borel, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen elected Ernest Ledet as Mayor Pro-Tempore for 2019.

 

Upon motion of Ernest Ledet, duly seconded by Neil Melancon, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen moved to go into executive session.

 

Upon motion of Ernest Ledet, duly seconded by Scotty Borel, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen moved to come out of executive session.

 

Mayor and the Board of Aldermen went into Executive Session to discuss a dispute with a bill.

 

Upon motion of Neil Melancon, duly seconded by Eddy LeBlanc, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the recommendation of City Attorney Bart Hebert  as stated in the Executive Session.

 

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

 

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Kristi LeBlanc                                                                           Ricky J. Calais             

City Clerk                                                                                   Mayor