The Beauregard Parish Library is subject to the so-called “Sunshine Laws” (La R.S. 42:14) regarding open meetings. See an excerpt of this law below. Additional legislature can be seen by searching the State Legislature page.
§14. Meetings of public bodies to be open to the public
B. Each public body shall be prohibited from utilizing any manner of proxy voting procedure, secret balloting, or any other means to circumvent the intent of this Chapter.
C. All votes made by members of a public body shall be viva voce and shall be recorded in the minutes, journal, or other official, written proceedings of the body, which shall be a public document.
D. Except school boards, which shall be subject to R.S. 42:15, each public body conducting a meeting which is subject to the notice requirements of R.S. 42:19(A) shall allow a public comment period at any point in the meeting prior to action on an agenda item upon which a vote is to be taken. The governing body may adopt reasonable rules and restrictions regarding such comment period.
|Beauregard Parish Library Board of Control|
|May 3, 2017|
|February 1, 2017|
|December 19, 2016||Public Budget Hearing|
|November 30, 2016||Finance Committee Meeting|
|November 2, 2016|
|August 3, 2016|
|May 4, 2016|
|February 3, 2016|
|December 2, 2015||Public Hearing to Approve FY2016 Budget|
|November 4, 2015|
|September 16, 2015||Rescheduled from August 5, 2015|
|May 6, 2015|
|February 4, 2015|