In order to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in Terrebonne Parish, a Parish-wide curfew has been jointly implemented by Terrebonne Parish President Gordon Dove, Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter, and Houma Police Chief Dana Coleman, beginning April 1, 2020, from 10PM till 5AM and will remain in effect daily until further notice.
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Following the Declaration of Public Health Emergency, La RS 29:766, by the Governor of the State of Louisiana, John Bel Edwards, and pursuant to Proclamations 27-JBE-2020, the Parish President for Terrebonne Parish, Gordon E. Dove, has declared a State of Emergency within Terrebonne Parish.
As per the attached Certification by Council Chairman Steve Trosclair, and in accordance with Section 4 of Louisiana Executive Proclamation Number JBE 2020-30 of March 16, 2020, and the Parish President's Executive Order on Public Meetings signed March 23, 2020, at 4:50 p.m. and recorded in the Public Record on March 25, 2020, at COB 2600, page 585, Entry No. I 600720, the Terrebonne Parish Council meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at 6 p.m. shall be conducted via Zoom tele/video conference and shall be live streamed on Terrebonne Parish Council's Facebook page.
This meeting will not include video of the Council sitting in the Council meeting room. Council Members, Administration, and their staff will participate remotely. When you view the meeting, you may or may not be able to actually see a participant, depending on the participant's account settings.
View the Meeting via Facebook
The Facebook page will be used for viewing purposes only. The comments section will be disabled. Public wishing to address the Council will be administered through Zoom.us.
View or Listen to the Meeting via Zoom
View the Meeting from a PC, Mac, Android, or iPhone device
Listen to the Meeting from any mobile or wired touchtone telephone
Public Wishing to Address the Council
As always, public comment is allowed only on an item listed on the agenda. To prevent participation in the meeting by anonymous or fictitious individuals, you are required to include your name, telephone number, and email address on the card, and you are required to sign and date your card at the bottom. If you do not have printing and/or scanning technology, your typed name will suffice for an electronic signature. Speaker cards will be accepted until 5:30 p.m. CST on the Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Any cards submitted after deadline will not be accepted. Speaker cards submitted without the required information and signature will not be accepted.
When the Council staff receives your speaker card in compliance with these instructions, you will be sent an electronic invitation to join the meeting. For this reason, you will need to include a valid email address on your speaker card. Any cards submitted without a valid email address will not be accepted.
Individuals wishing to address the council will need to create a free Zoom account to participate. If you already have a Zoom account, sign in here. Each individual addressing the Council shall be limited to 1 minute and 30 seconds.
This meeting will be the first time the Terrebonne Parish Council uses webinar conferencing technology to conduct a public meeting. While every effort is being made to conduct a smooth and inclusive public meeting during this time of emergency, please understand that technology may not always be reliable, whether due to human error or technical error. Please offer your patience and understanding while the Council launches and improves this new way of connecting to the people of Terrebonne Parish.
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