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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 22, 2021 at 5:30 P.M.
 
The Town of St. Francisville Board of Aldermen met in Public Hearing/Regular Meeting this 22nd 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: Albert Davis
 
Motion made by Andrew D’Aquilla, seconded by Al Lemoine to approve the minutes from the regular meeting of June 8, 2021.   All in favor, none opposed.  Motion carried
 
PUBLIC HEARING
Public Hearing for ORDINANACE 2021-4
 
Public Hearing for Ordinance 2021-4 opened 5:33 p.m.  The floor was opened for public comment.  No comments were submitted.  The Public Hearing was closed and the Regular Meeting opened at 5:34 p.m.
 
PUBLIC MEETING
        
Open Floor for Public Comment on Agenda Items
Mayor Leake opened the floor for public comments on agenda items before commencing with new business.  No public comments submitted.
 
New Business:
 
 
1.     Adopt Ordinance 2021-4
An ORDINANCE Amending an Operating Budget of Revenues and Expenditures for the Fiscal Year Beginning July 1, 2020 and Ending June 30, 2021 and Adopting an Operating Budget of Revenues and Expenditures for the Fiscal Year Beginning July 1, 2021 and Ending June 30, 2022.
 
Motion made by James R. Leake, seconded by Gigi Robertson to adopt Ordinance 2021-4. 
 
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 2021-4 was declared adopted.
 
2.     PEC Report – Report provided by Bianca Hillhouse of Professional Engineering Consultants.
 
Royal Street Water Main Replacement Project– Contractor completed 2” main and services on Florida Street.  Prosperity Street Main is 80% complete.  Starting to go east on Royal Street.  Griner has been contacted to inspect Bermad Valve and commission Well #4.  
 
Wastewater Plant Relocation Project– status update.
Cultural Resources Clearance Application
DEQ Permit Modification Application – Draft dated 6/21/21
Soil Boring Report – Issued on 6/18/21 and PEC is currently reviewing.
Topographic Survey – Delayed due to rain.
Resub Map for plant site
 
 
3.     Departmental Updates – Mayor Leake

a.     Mayor’s Comments – Mayor Leake
   
    Special Recognition of  Town Employees
 
    Recognize Fire Chief Tommy Robinson on being re-designated as a “Chief Fire Officer” by the      Commission on Professional Credentialing for demonstrating a high level of competence, as         witnessed by his peers, by documenting professional, educational, technical and community          service achievements and fulfilling prescribed standards of performance, ethics, and conduct     required for CFO designation.
 
    Recognize Mr. Albert Davis for receiving the St. Francisville Chamber of Commerce “Public Service         Award” in appreciation for his service to the community.  AND WISH MR ALBERT A HAPPY 77TH       BIRTHDAY
 
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.
 
The Town and Parish will do 4th of July fireworks at the river.
 

4.     Adjournment
Motion made by Al Lemoine, seconded by Andrew D’Aquilla to adjourn the meeting 6:03 p.m.  All in favor, none opposed.  Motion carried.
 
/s/ Shannon Sturgeon                                                              /s/ Robert P. Leake                
Shannon Sturgeon, Clerk                                                        Robert P. Leake, Mayor