RS 23:2049     

§2049.  Council meetings

A.  All meetings of the council shall be open and subject to the provisions of R.S. 42:11 et seq.  A record of all proceedings at regular and special meetings of the council shall be kept and shall be open to public inspection, as provided in R.S. 42:20.

B.  The council shall meet no less than four times each calendar year.  The council shall adopt a regular schedule of meetings; however, additional meetings may be scheduled as needed.

C.  A quorum of the council shall be a majority of the members serving.  In order for the council to take official action, affirmative approval of a majority of members serving is required.  All members present shall vote, except as provided in Subsection D of this Section.

D.  If any council member, in the discharge of a duty or responsibility of his office or position, would be required to vote on a matter which vote would be a violation of R.S. 42:1112 or 1113(B), he shall recuse himself from voting.

E.  Designees, as provided in R.S. 23:2051, shall be considered as members for purposes of establishing a quorum.

Acts 1997, No. 1, §1, eff. April 30, 1997; Acts 2008, No. 743, §2, eff. July 1, 2008; Acts 2012, No. 21, §1.