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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

A public meeting will be held as follows:

DATE:                     NOVEMBER 8, 2016

TIME:                     6:00PM

PLACE OF MEETING:            TOWN HALL, 224 MAIN STREET, KROTZ SPRINGS, LA 70750

1. To discuss or address any concerns on Ordinance No. 4 of 2016.

Suzanne Belleau, Town Clerk

P.O. Box 218

Town of Krotz Springs, La 70750

337-566-2322

In accordance with the American Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance, pleas contact City Hall at 337-566-2322.

ORDINANCE NO. 4 OF 2016

An ordinance to amend Ordinance of 1993 a “CURFEW FOR MINORS ESTABLISHED” OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF KROTZ SPRINGS TO AUTHORIZE THE ASSESSMENT OF A MONETARY FINE OR IMPRISONMENT AGAINST THE PARENTS OF A MINOR VIOLATING THE CURFEW HOURS.

ARTICLE D. MINORS ON STREETS AND IN PUBLIC PLACES

BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Krotz Springs, in regular session convened, the governing authority of said town, that SECTION 22:31 of the Codified Ordinances of the Town of Krotz Springs adopted on __________, 2016.

Section 22.31 Curfew for Minors Established

A. It shall be unlawful for any unemancipated minor under the age of seventeen (17) years to travel, loiter, wander, stroll, or play in or on or traverse any public street, highway, road, alley, park, place of amusement and entertainment, place or building, vacant lot, or unsupervised place in the town between the hours 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m., seven (7) days a week, all official time of the town, unless the minor is accompanied by a parent, tutor, or other responsible adult or unless the minor is upon an emergency errand.

B. Upon a violation of this Section, the parents, tutor, or other adult having the care of custody of the minor shall be prosecuted in Mayor’s Court.

C. In addition, if a minor violates this Section, parent of the minor violating this Section or the custodial parent, tutor, or other person having the care and custody of the minor shall be fined not more than two hundred ($200) dollars, imprisoned for not more than thirty (30) days, or both, 2nd offense $400.00, 3rd offense $600.00 and 30 days in jail, provided that:

(1) The parent or other person having the care and custody of the minor shall have

received a warning or notice from the town’s police department or the mayor’s court of the minor’s prior violation or violations of this Section prior to the penalty being assessed.

(2) The violation occurred within a consecutive twenty-four (24) month period.

D. A fine or penalty may be assessed up to the maximum limits of this Section for each separate violation.

(Source: Ordinance adopted August 4, 1956; Ordinance adopted July 8, 1980; Ordinance adopted September 14, 1993)

THUS, the above ordinance was submitted for consideration of adoption on this ____ day of _______________, 2016.

_____________________________ ___________________________

Suzanne Belleau, Town Clerk Carroll B. Snyder, Mayor

After necessary publication, public hearing and required lapse of time, with no opposition on file, this ordinance was submitted and presented for final adoption at the __________________, 2016, regular meeting on a motion by _________________, and seconded by ____________________, a record vote was taken with the following results:

YEAS:

NAYS:

ABSENT:

The vote having been taken, the Ordinance was adopted this ___ day of _____________, 2016.

ATTEST:

_____________________________ ____________________________

Suzanne Belleau, Town Clerk Carroll B. Snyder, Mayor

I certify that the above and foregoing Ordinance was presented to the Mayor on this _____ day of _____________________, 2016.

____________________________

Carroll B. Snyder, Mayor

I hereby approve the above ordinance on _______________, 2016.

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