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MINUTES OF THE PUBLIC HEARING/REGULAR MEETING OF THE TOWN OF ST. FRANCISVILLE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN, ST. FRANCISVILLE, LA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 at 5:30 P.M.

The Town of St. Francisville Board of Aldermen met in regular session this 25th day of September 2018 at 11936 Ferdinand St., Town Hall, St. Francisville, LA. The meeting was called to order at 5:32 p.m. with the following members present: Mayor William H. D’Aquilla, Alderman James R. Leake, Alderman Abby T. Cochran, Alderman Gigi Robertson, Alderman Susie Tully and Alderman Bryan Kelley. Also present, Town Attorney Jesse Means, Assistant Town Attorney Leslie Daniel, Police Chief Scott Ford, and Town Clerk, Shannon Sturgeon.

Absent: Laurie Walsh, Main Street Manager.

Prayer led by Alderman Susie Tully.

The pledge led by Alderman Abby T. Cochran.

Motion made by James R. Leake, seconded by Susie Tully to approve the minutes from the last regular meeting September 25, 2018. All in favor, motioned carried.

PUBLIC HEARING

Open Public Hearing for Ordinance 2018-4 & Ordinance 2018-5 at 5:35 p.m.

Ordinance 2018-4 - “An Ordinance Enacting Article VI, “Public Nuisances and Unsanitary Conditions, “of Chapter 4, “Animals and Fowl,” of the Code of Ordinances of the Town of St. Francisville, State of Louisiana.

Open Floor for Public Comment. No public comment made.

Ordinance 2018-5 “An Ordinance Enacting Article IV, “Public Storm Drainage System,” of Chapter 11, “Health and Sanitation,” of the Code of Ordinances of the Town of St. Francisville, State of Louisiana

Open Floor for Public Comment. No public comment made.

Public hearing closed at 5:37 p.m. and regularly scheduled public meeting began.

PUBLIC MEETING

Open Floor for Public Comment. No comment made.

Adopt Ordinance 2018-4 “An Ordinance Enacting Article VI, “Public Nuisances and Unsanitary Conditions, “of Chapter 4, “Animals and Fowl,” of the Code of Ordinances of the Town of St. Francisville, State of Louisiana.
Motion made by Brian Kelley, seconded by Susie Tully to adopt Ordinance 2018-4.
Roll call vote as follows:
Yea: James R. Leake, Abby T. Cochran, Gigi Robertson, Susie Tully and Brian Kelley.
Nay: none.
Absent: none.
Abstained: none.
Motion carried.

Introduce Ordinance 2018-5 “An Ordinance Enacting Article IV, “Public Storm Drainage System,” of Chapter 11, “Health and Sanitation,” of the Code of Ordinances of the Town of St. Francisville, State of Louisiana
Motion made Susie Tully, seconded by Gigi Robertson to introduce Ordinance 2018-5.
Roll call vote as follows:
Yea: James R. Leake, Abby T. Cochran, Gigi Robertson, Susie Tully and Brian Kelley.
Motion carried.

Discuss and/or Take Action on Planning & Zoning Commission’s Recommendation for Re-Zoning the Property Located at 4569 and 4591 Feliciana Street

The Town of St. Francisville Planning and Zoning Commission met on Wednesday – September 12, 2018 in the Town Hall Meeting Room. The Commissioners did approve with no objections to make a recommendation to the Town Council to rezone the property located at 4569 and 4591 Feliciana Street from its present zone Institutional to the new zone of RS2.

Motion made by James R. Leake, seconded my Susie Tully to accept the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission as stated and to introduce Ordinance 2018-6 “An Ordinance Amending the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance 2013-1 of the Town of St. Francisville, Per Section 8.1.H., Zoning Map Amendment, to Rezone Section 44, T3S, R3W, Portions of Pecan Grove Plantation (Old St. Francisville High School) from Institutional (IS) to Medium Density Single Family Residential (RS-2).

In favor: James R. Leake, Gigi Robertson, Susie Tully and Brian Kelley.
Opposed: Abby T. Cochran.
Motion carried.

*A Public Hearing for Ordinance 2018-6 shall be set for October 23, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. The Public Notice for said hearing shall be advertised in the official journal (3) times (October 4th, October 11th and October 18th.

Departmental Updates

Mayor’s Comments – Mayor D’Aquilla
Mayor D’Aquilla formally accepted a list of complaints from Stephanie Ferguson, resident of Audubon Hills Subdivision. The complaints will be reviewed and addressed as appropriate. A written response will be provided to Ms. Ferguson.

Permitting & Planning Updates – A written report was provided by Building Official Don Simmons.

Adjournment
Motion made by Gigi Robertson, seconded by Abby T. Cochran to adjourn the meeting at 5:49 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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