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MINUTES OF THE PUBLIC REGULAR MEETING OF THE TOWN OF ST. FRANCISVILLE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN, ST. FRANCISVILLE, LA, TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2018 at 5:30 P.M.

The Town of St. Francisville Board of Aldermen met in regular session this 10th day of July 2018 at 11936 Ferdinand St., Town Hall, St. Francisville, LA. The meeting was called to order at 5:36 p.m. with the following members present: Mayor William H. D’Aquilla, Alderman James R. Leake, Alderman Abby T. Cochran, Alderman Gigi Robertson and Alderman Susanne “Susie” Tully. Also present, Town Attorney Jesse Means, Assistant Town Attorney Leslie Daniel, Main Street Manager Laurie Walsh and Town Clerk, Shannon Sturgeon.

Absent: Alderman Brian Kelley and Police Chief Scott Ford.

Prayer led by Alderman Abby T. Cochran.

The pledge was led by Alderman Susie Tully.

Motion made by Susie Tully, seconded by James R. Leake to approve the minutes from the last regular meeting June 26, 2018. All in favor, motioned carried.

PUBLIC MEETING

Introduction of Building Official
Mayor D’Aquilla introduced the new building official, Mr. Don Simmons to the Board of Aldermen.

Open Floor for Public Comment
Mayor D’Aquilla opened the floor for any public comments before commencing with the new business. No public comments made.

New Business:

PEC Report –Bianca Hillhouse of Professional Engineering Corporation (PEC)

• Sewer information required to calculate impact fees are being prepared now and being submitted to Villavaso & Associates.
• SCADA System Addition for Sewer Lift Stations: five of the eight sewer lift stations have been added to the remote monitoring system.
• The survey of the drainage wash behind Audubon Hills will be starting this week and is estimated to take approximately one week to complete.
• New pumps are being ordered for Lift Station #6.
• LGAP & CWEF grant applications will need to be submitted by September.


Approve Liquor Permit Application for Fred’s
Motion made by James R. Leake, seconded by Abby T. Cochran to approve the liquor permit application submitted for Fred’s. In favor: James R. Leake, Abby T. Cochran, Susie Tully. Absent: Brian Kelley. Abstained: Gigi Robertson. Motion passed.

Architectural Landscape Project Presentation by Mr. Bill Reich and Appropriate Action as Deemed Necessary.
Mr. Reich presented drawings of his ideas for architectural landscaping and wayfinding signage for US 61 and Commerce Street. After discussion, the Mayor and Board of Aldermen requested Mr. Reich prepare a detailed cost estimate to be presented at a future board meeting. The Board of Aldermen will then determine what phase of the project to implement first. No further action taken.

Departmental Updates
Mayor’s Comments – presented by Mayor
Police Report – Chief Scott Ford.
Permitting & Planning Updates – no update.
Main Street Report – Main Street Manager Laurie Walsh.

Adjournment
Motion made by James R. Leake, seconded by Gigi Robertson to adjourn the meeting at 6:47 p.m. All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried.


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Shannon Sturgeon, Town Clerk                               William H. D’Aquilla, Mayor
 

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