Modified meeting – The St. Martin Parish Council conducted its April 16 meeting with attendance and spacing to satisfy Governor John Bel Edwards’ recommendations for a limit of ten attendees and a six-foot spacing. Four of the nine members participated via video conference. Meeting frequency has been reduced to one per month.(Karl Jeter)
Parish President Chester Cedars is not anticipating the need to lay off workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
At the April 16 parish council meeting, Cedars said that the parish is continuing with its business, but it’s not “business not as usual.” Considerable changes have been made to comply with Governor John Bel Edwards’ orders and provide for the safety of both workers and residents.