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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Proposed Plan of Government Amendments Public Meeting for Metropolitan Council District 5

Baton Rouge, LA — Wednesday, May 26, 2021 — Metropolitan Councilmember Erika Green, District 5, will host a Community Meeting on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, from 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m. at the Charles R. Kelly Community Center, located at 3535 Riley Street. 

The purpose of the meeting is to provide an overview of proposed amendments to the Plan of Government of the Parish of East Baton Rouge and City of Baton Rouge. Metropolitan Councilmember Rowdy Gaudet, District 3, will present the information regarding the proposed amendments. 

The Plan of Government Amendment Committee was created by the Metropolitan Council in September 2017. The committee, chaired by former Councilmember Donna Collins-Lewis, has proposed several amendments to the Plan of Government. The committee completed its work in June 2019.  

At the public meeting, citizens will have an opportunity to ask questions and provide input on the proposed amendments. Any amendments to the Plan of Government would first appear before the Metro Council for consideration. If approved, proposed amendments would then be placed on a parishwide ballot for consideration by the voters of East Baton Rouge Parish. 

Information about the proposed amendments to the East Baton Rouge Plan of Government, including a summary of the proposed amendments and links to videos of archived Plan of Government Amendment Committee meetings, is located at

All members of the press and interested members of the public are invited to attend.

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