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 WEDNESDY MAY 8, 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, and Eddy Leblanc

Absent:     Glenn Michael Angelle

Eddy Leblanc was sworn in as Alderman for District E

Upon motion of Howard Alexander, duly seconded by Ernest Ledet, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the following addition for the May 2018 Meeting Agenda:

Item #12: Consider adopting a Resolution for authorizing and directing Mayor Ricky Calais to execute for and on behalf of the City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana an Act of Servitude with JPO Colorado, LLC

Upon motion of Ernest Ledet, duly seconded by Howard Alexander, and unanimously carried, the minutes of the April 10, 2018 City Council meeting were approved.

Ms. Picard, with La Petite Ecole Day Care, read a letter of concern and spoke to the Board of Aldermen and Mayor about her complaints with the trailer park on the side of her daycare.

Upon motion of Ernest Ledet, duly seconded by Eddy Leblanc, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen adopted the following Resolution for the millage rate for 2018 tax year.

 

CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE

RESOLUTION

 

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following millage are hereby levied on the 2018 tax roll on all property subject to taxation by City of Breaux Bridge:

MILLAGE

General Alimony                                                             4.490 mills

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the proper administrative officials of the Parish of St. Martin, State of Louisiana, be and they are hereby empowered, authorized, and directed to spread said taxes, as hereinabove set forth, upon the assessment roll of said Parish for the year 2018, and to make the collection of the taxes imposed for and on behalf of the taxing authority, according to law, and that the taxes herein levied shall become a permanent lien and privilege on all property subject to taxation as herein set forth, and collection thereof shall be enforceable in the manner provided by law.

The foregoing resolution was read in full, the roll was called on the adoption thereof, and the resolution was adopted by the following votes:

 

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

NAYS:  None

ABSTAINED:  None

ABSENT: Glenn Michael Angelle

 

CERTIFICATE

 

I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and exact copy of the resolution adopted at the board meeting held on May 8, 2018, at which meeting a quorum was present and voting.

 

Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, this 8th day of May 2018.

 

 

 

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Pattie Dupuis; City Clerk                               Ricky Calais; Mayor

 

 

 

Upon motion of Ernest Ledet, duly seconded by Howard Alexander, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the recommendation from Zoning Commission for the rezoning of 715 Hanks Street from Residential-3 to Commercial-1 for snowball/deli stand.

Upon motion of Howard Alexander, duly seconded by Ernest Ledet, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the application by Rhonda Branch to use the Veteran’s Park for the start/finish of Dance Away 5K (event is to benefit proposed City Dog Park).

Upon motion of Howard Alexander, duly seconded by Ernest Ledet, and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen adopted the following Resolution authorizing and directing Mayor Ricky Calais to execute for and on behalf of the City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana an Act of Servitude with JPO Colorado, LLC.

 

 CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE

RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING MAYOR RICKY CALAIS TO EXECUTE FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE, LOUISIANA AN ACT OF SERVITUDE WITH JPO COLORADO, LLC

 

WHEREAS, the members of the Board of Aldermen of the City of Breaux Bridge discussed the adoption of a resolution which would allow for Mayor Ricky Calais to execute, on behalf of the City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, an Act of Servitude with JPO Colorado, LLC;

 

WHEREAS, JPO Colorado, LLC has agreed to grant to the City of Breaux Bridge servitudes for the construction, placement, maintenance, and/or improvements of a sanitary sewer lift station;

 

WHEREAS, the servitudes to be granted by JPO Colorado, LLC will benefit the City of Breaux Bridge and its residents;

 

WHEREAS, in consideration of the granting of the servitudes by JP Colorado, LLC, the City of Breaux Bridge seeks to waive the collection from JPO Colorado, LLC of certain sewage assessments;

 

WHEREAS, all the terms and conditions of the proposed Servitudes and waiver of assessments have been memorialized in the document entitled ACT OF SERVITUDE, a copy of which was presented to the Board of Aldermen as part of this proposed resolution;

 

WHEREAS, on this 8th  day of May, 2018, the Board of Aldermen of the City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, did meet in open and regular session in order to consider this Resolution; and

 

NOW, THEREFORE, IT BE RESOLVED that, We, the Board of Alderman of the City of Breaux Bridge, acting as the governing authority for the said City of Breaux Bridge, that Mayor Ricky Calais, be and he is hereby empowered, authorized and directed to execute an Act of Servitude for and on behalf of the City of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, and that he be authorized and directed to have said Act recorded in the Conveyance Records of the Parish of St. Martin, State of Louisiana.

 

This Resolution shall become effective immediately upon its adoption.

By motion of Aldermen Howard Alexander, duly seconded by Aldermen Ernest Ledet, the above Resolution was adopted by the following vote on this 8th day of May, 2018:

 

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

NAYS: None

ABSENT: Glenn Michael Angelle

ABSTAIN: None

AND THIS RESOLUTION was declared adopted as of the 8th day of May, 2018.

 

 

CERTIFICATE

 

I, Pattie Dupuis, 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 May 8th, 2018, at which time a quorum was present and voting.

 

 

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PATTIE DUPUIS, CLERK

 

Upon motion of Ernest Ledet, and 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