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, OCTOBER 16, 2020.

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

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

Absent:  Ryan Breaux

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 Eddie Leblanc and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved the minutes of the September 8, 2020 Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting. 

Upon motion of Neil Melancon, duly seconded by Eddie LeBlanc and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen approved to adopt a Resolution calling for adoption of the Systems Survey and Compliance Questionnaire 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 13th day of October 2020, 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:          Scotty Borel, Ernest Ledet, Neil Melancon, Eddy LeBlanc

NAYS:         None

ABSENT:    Ryan Breaux

And the resolution was adopted this one Thibod aux, Howard Ale Mic13th day of October 2020, at which meeting a quorum was present.

GIVEN UNDER MY OFFICIAL SIGNATURE and seal of office this 14th day of October, 2020.

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                                                                                    Ricky Calais

                                                                                    Mayor

ATTEST:

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Kristi LeBlanc

City Clerk

Upon motion of Scotty Borel, duly seconded by Eddie Leblanc and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen appointed Alvin Jones, Evans Ozen and Lanita Boles to the Breaux Bridge Housing Authority Board, for a five year term.

City Compliance Officer, Bianca Faulk introduced the Rules to Show Cause on the Property located at 605 Berard Street.

Upon motion of Ernest “E.J.” Ledet, duly seconded by Scotty Borel and unanimously carried, the Board of Aldermen ordered to condemn and demolish the outer structures on the property located at 605 Berard Street, excluding the house.  The landowner was given thirty days (30) to complete the work.  After thirty days (30), if the work is not completed by the landowner, the City would move forward to condemn and demolish all structures including the house, with no further action from the board.

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

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Kristi LeBlanc                                                                                     Ricky J. Calais

City Clerk                                                                                             Mayor