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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:

COMMITTEE MEETINGS COUNCIL MEETINGS
January 9 January 11
January 23 January 26 (CHANGED TO THURSDAY, JANUARY 26 DUE TO CHAMBER BANQUET ON 25TH)
February 6 February 8
February 20 February 22
March 6 March 8
March 20 March 22
April 10 April 12
April 24 April 26
May 8 May 10
May 22 May 24
June 12 June 14
June 26 June 28
July 10 July 12
July 24 July 26
August 7 August 9
August 21 August 23
September 11 September 13
September 25 September 27
October 9 October 11
October 23 October 25
November 13 November 15
November 27 (CHANGED TO 3rd FULL November29 WEEK DUE TO HOLIDAYS) November 29
December 11 (NO PUBLIC HEARINGS December 13 CAN BE CALLED AT THESE MEETINGS BECAUSE ONLY 1 WEEK IN BETWEEN MEETINGS) December 13
December 18 (CHANGED TO 3RD FULL WEEK December20 DUE TO HOLIDAYS) December 20

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.
NAYS:  None.
ABSTAINING:  None.
NOT VOTING:  None.
ABSENT:  None.
The Chairman declared the resolution adopted on this the 5th day of December 2016.

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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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VENITA H. CHAUVIN,
COUNCIL CLERK
TERREBONNE PARISH COUNCIL

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