Council Meeting Dates
OFFERED BY: Mr. D. J. Guidry
SECONDED BY: Mr. G. Michel
RESOLUTION NO. 16-556
Establishing the Terrebonne Parish Council meeting dates for FY 2017
WHEREAS, with regards to meetings of the Terrebonne Parish Council, the Home Rule Charter for a Consolidated Government for Terrebonne Parish provides as follows:
“Sec. 2-07. Council meetings and rules.
(a) The council shall meet regularly at least twice a month at intervals of at least two (2) weeks at such times and places as the council may prescribe ..... "
WHEREAS, the usual dates for these meetings are the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, and
WHEREAS, due to certain *holidays, meetings & conferences which conflict with these meeting dates, there are certain months during which meeting days/dates must be changed, and
WHEREAS, in order to provide the general public ample time to schedule attendance at the meetings of the governing body, the Council wishes to establish a meeting schedule for the entire year.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Terrebonne Parish Council, on behalf of the Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government, that the Council's Regular Session Meeting dates for 2017 shall be as follows:
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that all Regular Session Council Meetings shall begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Meeting Room on the second floor of the Govermnent Tower at 8026 Main Street, and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council will schedule committee meetings on the Monday preceding the Regular Meetings of the Council as regularly as possible, however **committee meetings may be scheduled on a different day and/or at a different time, as decided upon by the Council; and,
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council may call additional committee meetings and/or Special Sessions ofthe Council as deemed necessary.
THERE WAS RECORDED:
YEAS: YEAS: C. Duplantis-Prather, D. W. Guidry, Sr., A. Marmande, D. J. Guidry, and S.Trosclair, J. Navy, A. Williams, G. Michel, and S. Dryden.
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I, VENITA H. CHAUVIN, Council Clerk of the Terrebonne Parish Council, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of a resolution ·adopted by the Policy, Procedure, & Legal Committee on December 5, 2016 and subsequently ratified by the Assembled Council in Regular Session on December 7, 2016 at which meeting a quorum was present.
GIVEN UNDER MY OFFICIAL SIGNATURE AND SEAL OF OFFICE THIS 8TH DAY OF DECEMBER 2016.
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