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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, JUNE 8, 2021 at 5:30 P.M.
 
The Town of St. Francisville Board of Aldermen met in Public Hearing/Regular Meeting this 8th day of June, 2021 at 11936 Ferdinand St., Town Hall, St. Francisville, LA. 
 
The public meeting was called to order at 5:30 p.m. with the following members present: Mayor Robert “Bobee” Leake, Alderman Abby T. Cochran, Alderman Andrew D’Aquilla, Alderman James R. Leake,  Alderman Al Lemoine and Alderman Gigi Robertson. 
 
Absent:  none
Prayer led by: Gigi Robertson
Pledge led by: Al Lemoine
 
Motion made by Al Lemoine, seconded by James R. Leake to approve the minutes from the regular meeting of May 25, 2021.   All in favor, none opposed.  Motion carried
 
PUBLIC HEARING
Public Hearing for ORDINANACE 2021-3 ANORDINANCEOFTHEBOARDOFALDERMENOFTHETOWNOFST. FRANCISVILLE;TOAMEND AND EXTEND THE MORATORIUMONTHEISSUANCEOFANYPERMITSBYTHETOWNOFST. FRANCISVILLE FORTHE IMPROVEMENTORDEVELOPMENTOF (A) ANYLOTSWHICHAREPARTOFA MAJOR SUBDIVISION AND/OR RESUBDIVISIONOFLAND, AND (B) NEW MULTI-UNIT RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURES INCORPORATING MORE THAN FOUR (4) INDIVIDUAL UNITS TOTAL, PER SITE.
 
Public Hearing for Ordinance 2021-3 opened 5:31 p.m.  The floor was opened for public comment.  No comments were submitted.  The Public Hearing was closed and the Regular Meeting opened at 5:32 p.m.
 
PUBLIC MEETING
        
Open Floor for Public Comment on Agenda Items
Mayor Leake opened the floor for public comments before commencing with new business.  No public comments submitted.
 
New Business:
 
1.     PEC Report – Report provided by Bianca Hillhouse of Professional Engineering Consultants.
 
2.     Adopt Ordinance 2021-3  
ANORDINANCEOFTHEBOARDOFALDERMENOFTHETOWNOFST. FRANCISVILLE;TOAMEND AND EXTEND THE MORATORIUMONTHEISSUANCEOFANYPERMITSBYTHETOWNOFST. FRANCISVILLE FORTHE IMPROVEMENTORDEVELOPMENTOF (A) ANYLOTSWHICHAREPARTOFA MAJOR SUBDIVISION AND/OR RESUBDIVISIONOFLAND, AND (B) NEW MULTI-UNIT RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURES INCORPORATING MORE THAN FOUR (4) INDIVIDUAL UNITS TOTAL, PER SITE.
 
Motion made by James R. Leake, seconded by Gigi Robertson to adopt Ordinance 2021-3. 
 
The roll call vote was as follows:
 
YEAS:             Abby T. Cochran, Andrew D’Aquilla, James R. Leake, Al Lemoine, Gigi Robertson
NAYS:             none
ABSENT:         none
ABSTAIN:       none
 
Ordinance 2021-3 was declared adopted.
 
3.     Adopt Official Journal for 2021-2022 Fiscal Year
The bid received for the Official Journal was presented to the Mayor and Board of Alderman.  The    Advocate’s St. Francisville Democrat bid quote was $4.62 per column inch, (14) lines per inch and $25.00 per requested affidavit.
 
Motion made by Abby T. Cochran, seconded by Gigi Robertson to appoint The Advocate’s St. Francisville Democrat as the Official Journal for the next year beginning July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.  All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried
 
 
 
4.     Departmental Updates – Mayor Leake
a.     Mayor’s Comments – Mayor Leake
b.     Police Report- no report
c.     Legal Update – Town Attorney Ben Klein
d.     Permitting & Planning Updates – Written report by Building Official, Don Simmons.
e.     Main Street Report – Main Street Manager, Laurie Walsh.
                        
5.     Adjournment
Motion made by Abby T. Cochran, seconded by Gigi Robertson to adjourn the meeting 5:47 p.m.  All in favor, none opposed.  Motion carried.
 
 
/s/ Shannon Sturgeon                                                              /s/ Robert P. Leake                
Shannon Sturgeon, Clerk                                                        Robert P. Leake, Mayor