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,

JULY 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, Glenn Michael Angelle and Eddy LeBlanc

 

Absent: None

 

Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the following correction and addition to the agenda:

 

Correction:

Item #12 – Compliance Matters

Rule to Show Cause – 414 West Bridge Street

Rule to Show Cause – Trailers on 9th Street – correction – 295 Caleb Street

Addition:

Item #13 – Purchase of new truck – 50% thru Utility Funds

 

Upon motion of Howard Alexander, duly seconded by Eddy LeBlanc and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the minutes of the June 12, 2018 regular city council meeting and the June 19, 2018 special meeting.

 

Upon motion of Glenn Michael Angelle, duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen adopted the following resolution calling for adoption of the Systems Survey and Compliance Questionaire as required by the Office of the Legislative Auditor, State of Louisiana.

 

RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR ADOPTION OF THE SYSTEMS SURVEY AND COMPLIANCE QUESTIONNAIRE AS REQUIRED BY THE OFFICE OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR, STATE OF LOUISIANA.

 

WHEREAS, The Legislative Auditor, State of Louisiana requires a Systems Survey and Compliance Questionnaire, and;

 

WHEREAS, Said questionnaire is to be completed and submitted to the Auditing Firm of Champagne and Company, LLC and;

 

WHEREAS, Said questionnaire must be adopted by a resolution of the Board of Aldermen,

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Aldermen, of the City of Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana duly convened in regular session on this the 10th day of July, that the aforementioned Systems Survey and Compliance Questionnaire is hereby adopted by the City of Breaux Bridge;

 

BE IF FURTHER RESOLVED THAT, said completed questionnaire and this resolution are forwarded to the auditing firm Champagne and Company, LLC engaged by the City of Breaux Bridge.

 

The foregoing resolution having been submitted to a vote and the vote thereon was as follows:

 

YEAS:  Brenda Castille Hobbs, Howard Alexander, Ernest Ledet, Glenn Michael Angelle and Eddy LeBlanc

NAYS: None

ABSENT:  None

 

And the resolution was adopted this one Thibod aux, Howard Ale Mic 10th day of July 2018, at which meeting a quorum was present.

 

GIVEN UNDER MY OFFICIAL SIGNATURE and seal of office this 10th day of July, 2018.

 

 

____________________

Ricky Calais

Mayor

ATTEST:

 

 

 

 

_____________________

Pattie Dupuis

City Clerk

 

 

 

 

Upon motion of Ernest Ledet, duly seconded by Eddy LeBlanc and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen adopted the following resolution naming Teche News as Official Journal for the City of Breaux Bridge.

 

OFFICIAL MUNICIPAL JOURNAL

CERTIFICATE

 

I, Ricky Calais,  do hereby certify that I am the Mayor, of the governing authority

 

of the Municipality of Breaux Bridge, and as such am the custodian of the records of said

 

Municipality; that according to said records, the Teche News, 214 North Main Street,

 

P.O. Box 69, Saint Martinville Louisiana, 70582, (337) 332-3562 and Fax # (337) 394-

 

7511, is the Official Journal of said Municipality having been selected as such on the 10th

 

day of July, 2018, in the manner provided by law, for the period beginning July 1, 2018

 

and ending June 30, 2019; and that this Certificate is made for the purpose of identifying

 

the Official Journal of said Municipality to the Honorable Kyle Ardoin, Secretary of

 

State, as required by R. S. 43:150 and R. S. 43:174.

 

 

 

__________________________________                                        ____July 11, 2018_

Mayor                                                                             Date

 

 

 

Upon motion of Ernest Ledet, duly seconded by Brenda Castille Hobbs and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen adopted the following resolution authorizing and directing the Mayor to execute for and on behalf of the City of Breaux Bridge a resolution of Acceptance and Notice of Acceptance from Elliott Construction, LLC pertaining to the completion of the Bear Creek Road Reconstruction Project.

 

RESOLUTION OF ACCEPTANCE

A resolution authorizing and directing the Mayor to execute for and on behalf of the City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana an Act of Acceptance from by Elliott Construction, LLC, of Grand Coteau, LA, Contractor, pertaining to the completion of the Bear Creek Road Reconstruction for the City of Breaux Bridge, La.

WHEREAS, Elliott Construction, LLC, as Contractor, has substantially completed the Bear Creek Road Reconstruction for the City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, in accordance with the plans and specification s contained in the Contract Documents pertaining thereto; and

WHEREAS, the City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana acting through its Mayor and Councilmen, desires to accept the completed work;

NOW, THEREFORE, IT BE RESOLVED by the councilmen of the City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, acting as the governing authority for the said City of Breaux Bridge, that the Mayor, be and he is hereby empowered, authorized and directed to execute an Act of Acceptance for an on behalf of the city of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, accepting the work as being complete, and that he ne authorized an directed to have a copy of an Acceptance recorded in the Conveyance Records of the Parish of St. Martin, State of Louisiana.

The foregoing resolution was offered by Ernest Ledet and seconded by Brenda Castille Hobbs.

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

 

YEAS:  Brenda Castille Hobbs, Howard Alexander, Ernest Ledet, Glenn Michael Angelle and Eddy LeBlanc

NAYS:     None

ABSENT:     None

AND the resolution was declared adopted on this the 10th day of July, 2018.

 

ATTEST:

BY____________________________________

Mayor

 

BY_________________________________

Secretary

 

 

 

NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE

 

TO AL 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 the Bear Creek Road

Reconstruction by Elliott Construction, LLC, Contractor, under his contract with

The City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, dated March 9, 2018, and recorded under

Book No. 1541, page 755 in the Records of the Clerk of Court, 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:_________________________________

Ricky J. Calais, Mayor

 

 

 

Date:  10th day of July, 2018.

 

 

Upon motion of Howard Alexander, duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the recommendation of Chief Rollie Cantu to promote the following Sergeants to the rank of Lieutenant:

Martin Cormier

Jeremy Cortez

Robert Maw

 

Upon motion of Brenda Castille Hobbs, duly seconded by Glenn Michael Angelle and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the property at 295 Caleb Street to be condemned and demolished within 10 days of receipt of notice.

 

Upon motion of Eddy LeBlanc, duly seconded by Howard Alexander and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the purchase of a truck and to amend the budget in the Utility Fund – Capital Outlay.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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Pattie B. Dupuis                                                          Ricky J. Calais

City Clerk                                                                   Mayor