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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE TOWN OF ST. FRANCISVILLE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN, ST. FRANCISVILLE, LA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021 at 5:30 P.M.
 
The Town of St. Francisville Board of Aldermen met in Regular Meeting this 12th day of October 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 P. Leake, Alderman James R. Leake, Alderman Al Lemoine and Alderman Gigi Robertson
 
Absent:  Abby T. Cochran and Andrew D’Aquilla
Prayer led by:  Gigi Robertson
Pledge led by:  James R. Leake
 
Motion made by Al Lemoine, seconded by James R. Leake to approve the minutes from the September 28th Regular Meeting.  All in favor, none opposed.  Motion carried.
 
Open Floor for Public Comment on Agenda Items:
Mayor Leake opened the floor for public comments before commencing with new business.  No comments submitted.
 
PEC Report –  Bianca Hillhouse of Professional Engineering Consultants (PEC).
 
WATER SYSTEM: Royal Street Water Main Replacement
·      The contractor is restoring concrete surfaces and will be working on sod next.
 
WASTEWATER SYSTEM:Plant Relocation Project
·      Cultural Resources Clearance Application
·      DEQ Permit Modification Application
·      Soil Boring Report  - Completed.
·      Topographic Survey – Completed.
·      Resub Map for plant site.
 
MISCELLANEOUS:
·      Water Sector Competitive Funding available for water and sewer projects.  PEC working on gathering project severity and scope items.
 
DRAINAGE SYSTEM:
·      Preliminary set of plans have been completed.  Cost estimate is $80,000.00.  PEC will send out bid request.
 
RESOLUTION 2021-11
Town of St. Francisville’s Authorizing Resolution in Connection with the Black Belt 2021 Series 7 Bonds.
Motion made by Gigi Robertson, seconded by Al Lemoine to adopt Resolution 2021-11.  All in favor, none opposed.  Motion passed.
 
Departmental Updates – Mayor Robert P. Leake
Mayor’s Comments – Robert P. Leake
                         *Trick-Or- Treat – Sunday October 31st 5:30 – 7:30.
Police Report – Chief Scott Ford absent.
Legal Update – Assistant Town Attorney Ben Klein
Permitting & Planning Updates – Written report by Building Official, Don Simmons.
Main Street Report – Main Street Manager, Laurie Walsh absent.
Council Concerns or Comments
 
Adjournment
Motion made by Gigi Robertson, seconded by James R. Leake to adjourn the meeting at 6:12 p.m.  All in favor, none opposed.  Motion carried.
 
                                                                       
 
/s/Shannon Sturgeon, Clerk                                        /s/Robert P. Leake, Mayor                 

Minutes - Town Aldermen