OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE CITY
CITY OF THIBODAUX
JULY 12, 2004
The City Council of the City of Thibodaux assembled in special
session at its regular meeting place, City Hall, 310 West 2nd
Street, Thibodaux, Louisiana, on Monday, July 12, 2004 at 6:30 P.M.
There were present: Councilmen
Swanner, Winston, Dee Richard and Mire.
Councilman Gene Richard was absent.
There were also present: Mayor
Charles Caillouet and Ms. Germaine Jackson, City Attorney.
Due to the resignation of Mr. Howard Robertson as Chief of Police
effective July 8, 2004, the mayor has informed the Council Administrator
that he wishes to nominate Mr. Craig Melancon for the position at an
annual salary of $57,000.
In accordance with the provisions of Article II, Section 3E(9) of
the City Charter, the Council must confirm the proposed appointment.
On motion of Councilman Dee Richard, seconded by Councilman
Swanner, the Council voted to adopt a resolution approving the
appointment of Mr. Craig Melancon as Chief of Police at an annual salary
of $57,000. Upon roll call the vote was as follows:
YEAS: Councilmen Swanner, Winston, D. Richard and Mire
ABSENT: Councilman G. Richard
IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Thibodaux in regular
session assembled, that:
Mr. Howard Robertson has resigned his position as Chief of Police
effective July 8, 2004; and
the Thibodaux City Home Rule Charter provides for the process by
which a vacancy in a position of a department head shall be filled; and
in accordance with the provisions of the aforesaid City Charter, the
Mayor has nominated Mr. Craig Melancon to fill the position of Chief of
Police effective July 12, 2004; and
in addition, the nominee and his compensation must be ratified by
the City Council; and
the Mayor wishes to compensate Mr. Melancon at an annual salary of
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of
Thibodaux does hereby ratify, confirm and approve the appointment of
Craig Melancon as the Chief of Police at an annual compensation of
IT FURHTER RESOLVED that the employment of Mr. Melancon shall be
effective immediately upon approval of this resolution.
above resolution having been submitted to a vote, the vote thereon was
Councilmen Swanner, Winston, D. Richard and Mire
Councilman G. Richard
the above resolution was declared adopted this 12th day of July 2004.
/s/Chad J. Mire
Chad J. Mire, President
being sworn in by the Mayor, Mr. Melancon thanked the Mayor and Council
for approving his nomination.
being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.