The meeting procedures for the Crowley Board of Aldermen have changed.
They will be in effect today, when the Crowley Board of Aldermen have their regular public works committee meeting at 4 p.m. in the council chambers. On the agenda are reports from the public works director, the street commissioner and the city engineer.
The council had been holding virtual meetings.
According to Mayor Tim Monceaux, social distancing of six feet will be required, and all attendees are encouraged to wear a mask.
The mayor said occupancy will be limited to 25 percent, and once you leave the meeting you won't be allowed to return.
"Citizens will be allowed to submit comments to the committee agenda by U. S. Mail, e-mail, fax, or hand-delivery to city hall by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3rd," the mayor says. "In the interest of safety, and with cooperation of all attendees, we will be mindful to move the committee meeting along efficiently. Necessary city business will be addressed within a reasonable time frame.”
Here's the procedure for comments:
All public comments must be pertinent or relevant to the agenda items listed.
Posting of the committee agenda will be online at the City of Crowley’s website, www.crowley-la.com, and posted at City Hall.
All public comments will be accepted until 3:00 p.m. the date of the meeting. All comments received after such time will not be accepted.
Public comments may be made via email, facsimile, hand delivery or U.S. Mail. All email comments shall contain no more than 1200 characters. Written comments must be neatly handwritten or typed and shall contain no more than 300 words.
All comments should be restricted to a single agenda item with the agenda item identified by agenda item number or title as shown on the agenda.
All written comments will be read prior to consideration of the agenda item and shall be limited to two minutes to be read.
Public comments will be received as follows:
1) Via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
2) Facsimile at (337) 788-4146.
3) Hand delivered to City Hall at 425 North Parkerson Avenue, Crowley, Louisiana, 70526, during regular business hours of Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
4) US Mail at PO Box 1463, Crowley, Louisiana, 70527.
Although US Mail is available, it is not recommended as it is not guaranteed your comment(s) will be received on or before the date of the meeting.
"I want to thank everyone for their cooperation in joining with me as we take the necessary precautions to assure the safety and well-being of our community," the mayor said.
If you have questions, contact Crowley City Hall at 337.783.0824.