MINUTES OF THE BRUSLY LANDMARK & HERITAGE COMMISSION
January 23, 2017
A meeting of the Brusly Landmark and Heritage Commission was held on Monday January 23, 2017 Brusly Town Hall, Brusly, Louisiana.
Chairman Rills called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM. Commission Member Billy Bourgeois led the Pledge of Allegiance. A roll call determined the following:
Commission Chairman: Jim Rills
Commission Members Present: Billy Bourgeois, Sara Grady, Shirley Jordan, Henry Soniat
Commission Members Absent: Margaret Canella, Rose Jackson
Advisory Members Present: Edward Dupuy, Brian Falcon, Billy Hebert
Advisory Members Absent: None
Others present: Joanne Bourgeois
Upon motion of Commissioner Bourgeois; seconded by Commissioner Grady, the minutes of the October 17, 2016, meeting were unanimously approved as written.
Chairman Rills welcomed Edward Dupuy, newly-appointed Advisory Member.
Landmark Plaque Applications: None
Former Landmark Site Applications: None
Town Council Member Joanne Bourgeois addressed a slide of a subdivision map dated 1854, showing the area of Front Brusly lost to the Mississippi River during the levee reconstruction project of the early 1930s . Along with the map, a 1914 photograph showed the Brusly Drug Store, in its original location. The second location of the Drug Store has been approved as a Former Landmark Site.
Advisory Member Brian Falcon suggested the Commission research awarding a Former Landmark Site sign to be displayed at the site of the Brusly River Boat Landing.
A motion was made by Commissioner Grady to adjourn; seconded by Commissioner Bourgeois. The motion passed with a unanimous vote. Commission Chairman Rills adjourned the meeting at 6:52 PM
/s/Patricia Gaudet Thibodaux, Secretary