1. Professional Engineering Consultants Update – Written report by Bianca Hillhouse.
2. Complete Streets Presentation – Lauren Field
Lauren Field, representing the St. Francisville Area Foundation and Ryan Benton of Center for Planning Excellence (CPEX) presented a brief overview of a preliminary “Complete Streets Program”, which is a project to improve pedestrian and bike mobility by infrastructure improvements designed to connect the sports park, Hwy 61 business district and Commerce Street. Lauren suggested that the Town of St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish and the St. Francisville Area Foundation form a committee to guide the project. She also wanted a financial commitment from the Town. After discussion, the Board of Aldermen requested a budget and timeline be presented and information on what financial commitment the Parish and St. Francisville Area Foundation would provide for the project before moving forward.
3. Departmental Updates
a. Mayor’s Comments – Mayor D’Aquilla
*Budget update provided to aldermen for review.
b. Police Report – Chief Ford / no new update.
c. Permitting & Planning Updates – Written report by Building Official, Don Simmons.
d. Main Street Report – Main Street Manager, Laurie Walsh
Motion made by Susie Tully, seconded by James R. Leake to adjourn the meeting at 6:15 p.m. All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried.