OFFERED BY: Ms. C. Duplantis.
SECONDED BY: Ms. B. Amedée.
RESOLUTION NO. 12-446
A resolution establishing the Terrebonne Parish Council meeting dates for FY 2013.
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* 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 2013 shall be as follows:
January 9 & 23
July 10 & 24
February 6 & 27 (*Mardi Gras, PJA)
August 14 & 28
March 13 & 27
September 11 & 25
April 10 & 24
October 9 & 23
May 8 & 22
November 6 & 20 (*Thanksgiving, 11/28/13)
June 12 & 26
December 4 & 18 (*Christmas, 12/25/13)
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 Government 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 of the Council as deemed necessary.
THERE WAS RECORDED:
YEAS: J. Navy, G. Hood, Sr., B. Amedee, C. Duplantis, R. Hornsby, D. Babin, D. Guidry and P. Lambert.
NOT VOTING: None.
ABSENT: A. Williams.
The Chairwoman declared the resolution adopted on this, the 12th day of November, 2012.
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I, CHARLETTE D. POCHÉ, 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 and Legal Committee on November 12, 2012 and subsequently ratified by the Assembled Council in Regular Session on November 14, 2012 at which meeting a quorum was present.
GIVEN UNDER MY OFFICIAL SIGNATURE AND SEAL OF OFFICE THIS 15TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2012.
CHARLETTE D. POCHÉ, COUNCIL CLERK