Vinton, Louisiana

                                                                                                            June 30, 2008

 

                        The Mayor and Council of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana, met in emergency session at the regular meeting place of said Mayor and Council, in the Town Hall, Vinton, Louisiana, at 6:00 P.M., on the 30th day of June 2008, after full compliance with all requirements as to notice and otherwise in respect to convening of said meeting with the following members present:

 

                                                Kenneth O. Stinson, Mayor

                                                Bliss Bujard, Council Member

                                                Kevin Merchant, Mayor-Pro-Tem

Edward J. Vice, Council Member

                                                                                                                                                                                    ABSENT:          William “BB” Loyd, Council Member

 

            ALSO PRESENT:          Thad Minaldi, Town Attorney

 

                                                           

                        Kenneth Stinson, Mayor called the meeting to order and reported that the purpose of the meeting was as follows:

 

1.       To discuss and/or transact business pertinent to Council appointment due to the resignation of Karen Douglass.

 

It was moved by Council Member Merchant that the following Resolution be adopted

appointing Harold Douga to the vacant seat on the Vinton Town Council.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Bujard and the vote cast thereon was as follows:

 

                                                YEAS:  Council Members Bujard, Merchant and Vice

 

                                                NAYS:  None

 

                                            ABSENT:  Council Member Loyd

 

RESOLUTION

 

                        WHEREAS, a vacancy now exists on the Town Council of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana, due to the resignation of Karen Douglass;

 

                        WHEREAS, LSA – R.S. 18:602A mandates that the governing authority of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana, appoint a person to fill the vacancy who meets the qualification of the office.

 

                        WHEREAS, said appointee shall assume the duties of the office of Council Member of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana.

 

                        THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Town Council of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana, that Harold Douga is hereby appointed to fill the vacancy on the Town Council, due to the resignation of Karen Douglass; said appointee shall assume the duties of the office of Council Member of the Town of Vinton.

 

                        APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the Town Council of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana, on this 30th day of June, 2008.

                                                                        ________________________________

                                                                        Kenneth O. Stinson, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

______________________________

Mary O. Vice, Clerk

  

                        Mr. Douga accepted the nomination and was immediately sworn in by Attorney Minaldi.

                         

                        There being no further business to come before the governing authority, it was moved by Council Member Vice that the meeting be adjourned.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Merchant and carried.

 

 

                                                                                                _____________________________

                                                                                                Kenneth O. Stinson, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

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Mary O. Vice, City Clerk