March 5, 2009

EUNICE, LOUISIANA

JANUARY 13, 2009

THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN AND ALDERWOMEN, THE GOVERNING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF EUNICE, PARISH OF ST. LANDRY/ ACADIA, STATE OF LOUISIANA, met in regular session on Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at six-thirty (6:30) o’clock p.m., at their regular meeting place, the Eunice City Hall.

The Mayor announced that a quorum was present and ready to transact business.

WHEREUPON, the following ordinance was introduced for consideration of adoption on motion by Alderwoman Marguerite Fruge-Simpson and seconded by Alderman at Large Jack Burson and carried.

ORDINANCE

AN ORDINANCE PROVIDED TO REDUCE THE SPEED LIMIT TO 15 MPH ON CARRON STREET FROM EAST MAPLE AVENUE TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH MAYERS STREET

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen and Alderwomen of the City of Eunice, the governing authority of said City, in regular session convened:

That the speed limit on Carron Street from East Maple Avenue to its intersection with Mayers Street shall be fifteen (15 M.P.H.) miles per hour; and

Anyone operating a vehicle upon the streets named in Section 1 of this ordinance at a rate of speed in excess of fifteen (15 M.P.H.) miles per hour, shall be fined not less than $50.00 nor more than $200.00 or imprisoned not in excess of 30 days, either or both, at the discretion of the City Judge; and

That the Eunice City Police Chief shall direct the placing of proper signs stating the speed limit designated above.

THUS, the above and foregoing Ordinance was submitted and presented for consideration of adoption by the following vote:

YEAS: Alderman at Large Jack Burson, Alderman Wallace Bourque, Jr.,

Alderwoman Marguerite Fruge-Simpson, Alderwoman Chawana

Fontenot and Alderman Dale Soileau

NAYS: NONE

ABSENT: NONE

THUS, the above and foregoing Ordinance was submitted for consideration of

adoption on this, the 13th day of January, 2009.

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ROBERT A. MORRIS, MAYOR

ATTEST:

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EARLENE LEJEUNE, CITY CLERK

After a Public Hearing was held on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 and the Title having been read and considered, the above ordinance presented for FINAL ADOPTION at the regular council meeting held on February 10, 2009 on motion by Alderwoman Marguerite Fruge-Simpson and seconded by Alderman at Large Jack Burson and carried. A vote was taken with the following results:

YES: Alderman at Large Jack Burson, Alderwoman Marguerite Fruge-Simpson, Alderwoman Chawana Fontenot and Alderman Dale Soileau

NAY: NONE

ABSENT: Alderman Wallace Bourque, Jr.

BE IT ORDAINED, the above Ordinance was duly adopted on this, the 10th day of February, 2009.

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ROBERT A. MORRIS, MAYOR

ATTEST:

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EARLENE LEJEUNE, CITY CLERK

I CERTIFY that the above and foregoing Ordinance was presented to the Mayor on this, the _____ day of February, 2009.

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EARLENE LEJEUNE, CITY CLERK

I ACKNOWLEDGE RECEIPT of the above Ordinance from the City Clerk on this, the _____ day of February, 2009.

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ROBERT A. MORRIS, MAYOR

I HEREBY _____________ the above ordinance on this, the _____ day of February,

approve/veto

2009.

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ROBERT A. MORRIS, MAYOR

I CERTIFY that the above Ordinance was received by me form the Mayor on this, the _____ day of February, 2009.

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EARLENE LEJEUNE, CITY CLERK

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