Each person may speak once no longer than five minutes, except with two-thirds consent of the Council, an additional three minutes may be granted to either individuals or groups.
Any representative of a group addressing the Council shall state the complete name of the group in the letter request. A letter signed by a simple majority of the members of the board of directors of the group, organization or association stating permission to address the Council; the date and time the meeting was held giving said permission and the subject to be addressed should be included with the petition to speak. A bona fide charter of the organization certified (ratified) by the state of Louisiana shall be filed with the council secretary. A current list of executive officers and/or board members shall be submitted to the council secretary annually or when changes occur.
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