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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Metro Council to Hold Public Hearing on Millage Rates on Oct. 28

The Metropolitan Council of the City of Baton Rouge and Parish of East Baton Rouge hereby gives notice pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Louisiana Constitution and R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing of the Metropolitan Council of the Parish o...

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Public Notice of Millage Roll-Forward Hearing Metropolitan Council Press Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2020

August 26 Metro Council Meeting Cancelled

Baton Rouge, LA – Monday, August 24, 2020 Due to the threat of Hurricane Laura, the Metropolitan Council Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, August 26, 2020 has been cancelled. The Council Administrator’s Office is working with...

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Online Public Comment Form Metropolitan Council Press Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Registration Open for Financial Webinar Series

BATON ROUGE, LA — April 9, 2020 — Registration is now open for a series of webinars designed to educate residents on financial planning and applying for assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of these online work...

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Financial Planning Workshops info Metropolitan Council Press Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Metropolitan Council to Meet Via Video Conference on April 8

BATON ROUGE, La. — Friday, April 3, 2020 — The Metropolitan Council meeting on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. will be held via video conference and in a manner that allows for observation and input by members of the public, as ...

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Metropolitan Council Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Comment on Metro Council Agenda Items Online

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 — In order to facilitate public input and comment during this time of social distancing, members of the public may utilize this form to comment on any upcoming items on a Metropolitan Council meeting agenda. Governor John...

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Metropolitan Council page Metropolitan Council Press Releases
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Metropolitan Council and Planning & Zoning Meetings Now Streaming on Facebook Live

The City-Parish is now streaming all Metropolitan Council meetings through Facebook Live, representing an important step forward to enhance the transparency and accessibility of local government meetings.

The livestream feed, developed in collaboration bet...

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Metropolitan Council Press Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Input Sought on Amendments to Plan of Government

The Plan of Government Committee has completed its proposed amendments to the Plan of Government for the City-Parish of East Baton Rouge. Established two years ago, the committee has met monthly to revise and update the Plan of Government.

East Baton Rouge...

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Plan of Government chapters Metropolitan Council Press Releases