Spano family recognized by council

Brandie Richardson @B_lifestyles
The family of Councilman Emile Spano was recognized by the Mayor and Council during the June 14 council meeting.

During the June 14 council meeting, the family of the late Councilman Emile Spano was presented with a framed photo of Spano taken during his time in office.

An update was given by Murray Walker regarding his recent three-day camp designed for those with disabilities. Walker said the camp was a success this year, as attendance more than doubled from last year. The camp was put on by the city, parish government and Community Outreach Riders.

Fire Chief Chuck Montero gave the monthly fire report. During the month of May the department responded to 99 calls, which consisted of 67 medical calls, eight false alarms, two structure fires and one vehicle and grass fire. There was also 201 man-hours of training completed.

For the Sheriff's report, during the month of May, there was a total of 483 calls for service, 135 citations, 75 adult arrests, 55 vehicle accidents, 53 alarm calls, 22 burglaries, 22 thefts, nine juvenile arrests and two narcotic arrests.

Four GSA invoices were approved in the total amount of $2,497.98 for various tasks such as miscellaneous items, the gas department and the Taco Bell project.

The council selectedTheDonaldsonville Chief as the official journal for the City of Donaldsonville.

The trash issue on Anna St. was discussed. Mayor Sullivan said he made contact with the owner to address the situation and expects the trash to be cleaned up.