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Metropolitan Council Meeting Photo Gallery

The Metropolitan Council Meeting may be viewed on Metro21, Cablevision Channel 21. The meetings are replayed on Metro 21 on Saturday's at 12 noon and Sunday's at 5 p.m.

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East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
April 27, 2016 at 4 p.m.

Photos from the Metropolitan Council Meeting

Above: The Pledge of Allegiance given by Carole D. Gloger, President of the Baton Rouge Unit of Parliamentarians

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Above: William Daniel recognizes Carole D. Gloger, President of the Baton Rouge Unit of Parliamentarians and proclaims "Parliamentary Law Month"

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Above: Councilwoman Chauna Banks recognizes Chris Andrews, CEO Rebuilding Together in Baton Rouge for his tireless dedication in bringing volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of law income elderly and disabled homeowners

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Above: Presentation given by Councilwoman Erika Green and the Metro Council members welcome Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Alumnae for "Red and White Delta Day"

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Above: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Alumnae for "Red and White Delta Day"

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
April 13, 2016 at 4 p.m.

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Above: Councilwoman Erika Green recognizes Tiffany Foster, Baton Rouge Fire Department for her achievement of becoming a member of the BRFD, and the only woman to pass the BRFD's physical strength and endurance test since 1999 changes

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Above: Councilwoman Erika Green recognizes Tiffany Foster the only woman to pass the BRFD's physical strength and endurance test since 1999 changes

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Above: Councilman Loupe recognizes Fire Chaplain Mark Miles who lead the Council Meeting for the Invocation

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Above: Councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel recognizes Joyce Marie Plummer, First African American to graduate from the Regent University School of Law

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Above: Councilman Trae Welch recognizes Lindsey Scott, Zachary Football Player and Coach David Brewerton, Lindsey Scott was named LA Gatorade Player of the Year, Warrick Dunn Award Recipient, 5-A ZHS Quarterback State Champions, LSU Football Signee

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Above: William Daniel recognizes Shannon Dupont, DPW Development Engineer and proclaims April as "Flood Awareness Month"

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Above: Councilman LaMont Cole recognizes Madison Prep Boys Basketball Team for Winning the 2016 LHSAA 2-A State Basketball Championship

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Above: Councilman LaMont Cole recognizes Madison Prep Boys Basketball Team for Winning the 2016 LHSAA 2-A State Basketball Championship

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
February 10, 2016 at 4 p.m.

Photos from the Metropolitan Council Meeting

Above: Invocation was given by Father Thomas Clark of Immaculate Catholic Church of Scotlandville

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Above: Boy Scout Troop leading in the Pledge of Allegience

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Above: Councilwoman Erika Green recognizes Tyra Banks, Former District 5 Legislative Assistant

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
January 27, 2016 at 4 p.m.

Photos from the Metropolitan Council Meeting

Above: William Daniel, Chief Administrative Officer recognizes Aimee Badeaux, President of the Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists and Cole Pourciau, Vice-President of the Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists and proclaimed "Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists (LANA) Week"

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Above: Councilman John Delgado recognizes Venessa Lewis, "The Louisiana Mermaid" for her service, dedication and work with children in our community, by entertaining and educating them about the ocean, Louisiana's coast and its creatures

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Above: Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes Chedra Joseph for the distinct honor of being chosen to deliver the speech during President Obama’s presidential visit to Baton Rouge, and her selection as "Student of the Year" at McKinley Senior High School, placing her as one of the Top 3 Student finalists of the Year in East Baton Rouge Parish

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Above: Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes Brian Goad with a Certificate of Recognition for creating and releasing the Beauregard Town Audio Walking Tour on iTunes, depicting the 1806 European baroque “Grand Manner” architectural design and cultural history of Beauregard Town Neighborhood

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Above: Councilman Buddy Amoroso recognized Joseph Dorsey, who shared his Boy Scout experience from 1966 as a young Boy Scout living in the Scotlandville area whose pack became the first all black boy scout troop from Louisiana to arrive at the Philmont Scout Ranch. This year marks the 50th Anniversary for the occasion

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Above: Welcome Congressman Garet Graves to the Metropolitan Council Meeting today. Congressman Graves updated the Council on issues that he is supporting in the Baton Rouge area.

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
January 13, 2016 at 4 p.m.

Photos from the Metropolitan Council Meeting

Above: Troop 888 from Most Blessed Sacrament and St. Andrews United Methodist Church lead the Pledge of Allegiance at the Metropolitan Council Meeting

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Above: Councilman Buddy Amoroso recognizes Parkview Baptist Football Team for winning the "2015 Division II, Louisiana State Football Championship"

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Above: Councilman John Delgado recognizes John Carmouche and Breyonna Grant, Young, Black & Gifted LLC for their work in the community with "The Gifted Project" to expand its impact of providing less fortunate children in our community with the tools needed to be a productive, well rounded citizens

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Above: Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes the Purchasing Department and the Baton Rouge Police Department which tied for 1st Place Winner of the "City-Parish Toy Drive." Other departments that participated are SSO Program, BR Metro Airport, EMS, Registrar of Voters Office, Cenikor and William Daniel, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer for the Mayor’s Office

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Above: Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes the Baton Rouge Police Department and Purchasing which tied for 1st Place Winner of the "City-Parish Toy Drive"

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Above: Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes Department of Building and Grounds as 2nd Place Winner of the "City-Parish Toy Drive"

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Above: Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes the SSO Program that participated in the "City-Parish Toy Drive"

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Above: Councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel recognizes Carla Powell, Event Chair of the 2016 Jewel J. Newman Community Center Masquerade Ball & Silent Auction held on January 16th at the Jewel J. Newman Community Center

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
November 24, 2015 at 4 p.m.

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Above: Invocation given by Reverend Dr. Steven Crump

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Above: William Daniel, Chief Administrative Officer recognizes Shamell Lavigne, Human Development and Services - Ryan White Program proclaming “World Aids Day”

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Above: Matt Watson Legislative Assistant for Council District 11 recognizes the Presentation by the Weblos Cub Scout #37

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Above: Matt Watson Legislative Assistant for Council District 11 recognizes the Presentation by the Weblos Cub Scout #37

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
October 28, 2015 at 4 p.m.

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Above: Councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel recognizes the Kairos Angola Prison Ministry Advisory Board

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Above: Mayor-President Melvin "Kip" Holden and Councilman Buddy Amoroso proclaim "Dyslexia Day in Baton Rouge"

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Above: Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes Nanette McCann, Principal of Baton Rouge Magnet High School and Shun Feinberg, Assistant Principal and Samhita Rao, student named for the "2015 National Blue Ribbon School"

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Above: Councilwoman Tara Wicker announces St. James Episcopal Day School, as the "2015 National Blue Ribbon School Winners"

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
October 14, 2015 at 4 p.m.

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Above: Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes Pastor Eric Johnson of Transforming Culture Ministries in leading the Invocation at the Metropolitan Council Meeting

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Above: Mayor-President Melvin "Kip" Holden recognizes Gwynn Shamlin, Director of I CARE during "Red Ribbon Month"

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Above: Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes Elizabeth "Boo" Thomas in announcing the "10th Annual Louisiana Smart Growth Summit" to be held November 3rd-4th at the Manship Theatre at the Shaw Center for the Arts

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Above: Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes Frank Rusciano, Jr., Secondary Principal of University High on its "100th Year Anniversary Celebration"

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East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
September 23, 2015 at 4 p.m.

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Above:  Mayor-President Melvin "Kip" Holden" recognizes Karen Vingiello, President of the Women's Council of Greater Baton Rouge during "Women's Week"

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Above:  Councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel recognizes Niki Papazoglakis, innovator of Freagle.com

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
September 9, 2015 at 4 p.m.

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Above:  Councilman John Delgado recognizes Jay Ducote, a native of Baton Rouge, as the "Food Network Star Finalist." Delgado gave thanks for wonderfully representing Baton Rouge and Louisiana's culture and cuisine

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
August 26, 2015 at 4 p.m.

Photos from the Metropolitan Council Meeting

Above:  Councilman Buddy Amoroso and Mayor-President Melvin "Kip" Holden welcome Pastor Brandon Bernard, Westminster Presbyterian Church to Baton Rouge

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Above:  Mayor-President Melvin "Kip" Holden recognizes Beth O'Quinn and IBM Volunteers who participated in the "STEMup Program" at Capital Middle School

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Above:  Mayor-President Melvin "Kip" Holden recognizes Beth O'Quinn and IBM Volunteers who participated in the "STEMup Program" at Capital Middle School

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
August 12, 2015 at 4 p.m.

Photos from the Metropolitan Council Meeting

Above:  Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle recognizes Bishop Raymond Johnson of Living Faith Christian Center who lead the invocation at the Metropolitan Council Meeting

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Above:  Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes the Family of the Late Coach Adolph Jerome Byrd, a longtime Teacher and Coach at McKinley High School

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Above:  Councilman Trae Welch recognizes Barry Meyer, Executive Director of The ARC BR as he announces the upcoming "Plane Pull Competition" scheduled for October 24th

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Above:  Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle recognizes Shirley Patty and Carol Lynn Thornton for their support and partnership in the "Movie in the PARK" featuring "Selma" also, in their efforts in saving the Gus Young Swimming Pool

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
July 22, 2015 at 4 p.m.

Photos from the Metropolitan Council Meeting

Above:  Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes Elizabeth "Boo" Thomas and Rachel Diresto of the Center for Planning Excellence, in celebrating 10 years of Smart Growth in Louisiana creating and maintaining attractive, convenient, safe, and healthy communities

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Above:  Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes Carolyn Bennett of the Foundation for Historical Louisiana for 40 years of spearheading initiatives, preserving the architectural and cultural heritage of historical gems throughout Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
June 24, 2015 at 4 p.m.

Photos from the Metropolitan Council Meeting

Above: Pledge of Allegiance given by Jeremy Smith of New Hope Baptist Children's Church

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Above:  Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes Precious "Miss Jewels" Pageant Winners

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Above:  Councilwoman Donna Collins-Lewis, Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle, and Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes Jan Kasofsky, PhD, Executive Director, Capital Area Human Services District and Tonja Myles for "Stepping Up Day"

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
June 10, 2015 at 4 p.m.

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Above:  Invocation Lead by Associate Pastor Reverend Derrick D. Kyle, New Hope Baptist Church and Pledge of Allegiance Kelsey Franklin, McKinley High School

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
May 27, 2015 at 4 p.m.

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Above:  Pledge of Allegiance was lead by Erynn Cormier

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Above:  Mayor President Melvin "Kip" Holden recognizes Mira Para, Baton Rouge Branch, APWA who announces the "Kent Mudd Scholarship Recipient" Ashley Aguillard

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Above:  Councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel recognizes Gamma Eta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

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Above:  Councilwoman Donna Collins and Members of the Metro Council announce the "90th Birthday Celebration" of Kathleen Spurger

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Above:  Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle recognizes Executive Director of Metro Health, Shirley Lolis and Wendell James

 

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
April 22, 2015 at 4 p.m.

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Above:  Mayor President Melvin "Kip" Holden recognizes the BR Unit of Parliamentarians and proclaims "Parliamentary Law Month"

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Above:  Mayor President Melvin "Kip" Holden recognizes Donna Wolff, President of Board of Directors Greater BR Association of Realtors during "National Fair Housing Month"

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Above:  Councilwoman Ronnie Edwards recognizes Diane Baptiste and the "The TUFF Project" for their community efforts

 

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
April 8, 2015 at 4 p.m.

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Above:  Mayor President Melvin "Kip" Holden proclaims "Autism Awareness Month" in East Baton Rouge Parish

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Above:  Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes Nehemiah Day Clean-up Volunteers

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Above:  Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle recognizes Dawnielle Pollard, Mirror Me Dance Studios for her contributions to the community of Baton Rouge

 

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
March 25, 2015 at 4 p.m.

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Above:  Mayor Holden recognizes DPW Representatives Shannon Dupont, Lynnette Richardson, and Marlon Lemond proclaims "Flood Awareness Month"

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Above:  Mayor-President Melvin "Kip" Holden recognizes James Leon Walker, Jr. "JJ Warrior." In March 2012, at the age of 8, James was diagnosed with DIPG or Malignant Inoperable Brain Cancer, and is currently being treated at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis

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Above:  Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes Jonathan Ding the winner of the "2015 National Math Competition"

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Above:  Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes Southern University Laboratory School Basketball Team in winning the "Louisiana Youth Sports 2015 Multi State Basketball Championship"

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Above:  Mayor-President Melvin "Kip" Holden recognizes Carolyn Stapleton and Judy Smart while proclaiming April as "Baton Rouge Area Victims Empowered Month"

 

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
February 25, 2015 at 4 p.m.

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Above:  Councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel recognizes Mrs. Dionne McCurry and students from Scotlandville Magnet High School

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Above:  Councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel Recognizes Carolyn Breaux and area Girl Scouts

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Above:  Councilman John Delgado recognizes Gary L. Stewart, New York Times Bestselling Author

 

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
February 11, 2015 at 4 p.m.

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Above:  Councilman Delgado recognizes Boy Scout Troop

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Above:  Councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel recognizes Eagle Scout, Byron Wicker

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Above:  Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes "District 10 Taste For All Businesses"

 

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
January 14, 2015 at 4 p.m.

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Above:  Councilman Trae Welch recognizes Pastor Perry Jones of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Chaneyville in leading the Invocation at the Metropolitan Council Meeting

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Above:  Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes City Year Volunteers

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Above:  Councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel and Councilmembers recognize Author, Everett D. Gibson for "A Portrait of Southern University: History, Achievements and Great Football Traditions 1880-2012"

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Above:  Councilman Buddy Amoroso recognizes Family Forum and American Family Association for their support of "The Response"

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Above:  Councilwoman Tara Wicker recognizes Gladys Jones and Sandra Gorden for their "Winter Wonderland" display in South Baton Rouge

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Above:  Councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel recognizes Jewel J. Newman Advisory Board Regarding Jewel J. Newman Community Center's Masquerade Ball

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Above:  Councilwoman Tara Wicker awards the Metropolitan Airport in winning "1st Place" in the 2014 City-Parish Christmas Toy Drive

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Above:  Councilwoman Tara Wicker awards the Purchasing Department in winning "2nd Place" in the 2014 City-Parish Christmas Toy Drive

 

East Baton Rouge Parish
Metropolitan Council Meeting
November 12, 2014 at 4 p.m.

Photos from the Metropolitan Council Meeting

Above:  Reverend Patti Snyder, University Presbyterian Church and Cub Scout Pack 7, Den 12  gives the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance at Council Meeting

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Above:  Mayor Holden declares "GIS Day Proclamation" Warren Kron, GIS Manager and Eric Romero, Information Services Interim Director

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Above:  Mayor Holden proclaims "National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week" in Baton Rouge

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Above:  Councilwoman Wicker recognizes Dr. Dereck Rovaris, LSU Vice-Provost for Diversity and Summer Steib, LSU, Director of Women's Center of Diversity

Today’s presentations will be replayed on Metro 21, Cablevision Channel 21. Tape delayed tonight, replays Saturday, 12 noon and Sunday, 5 p.m.