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GREGORYR. AYMOND,Esq.
Attorney at Law
3229IndustrialStreet
PostOfficeBox 5503
Alexandria Louisiana71307-5 503
Telephone:(318) 445-361S
Fax:(318)448-6133
Email:gralaw@kricket.net
June29"2007

LouisianaAttorneyGeneral'sOffice Certified Mail Return ReceiptRequested
Investigation
Division Article Number: 7004135000053448G237
1885North3rd St.
BatonRouge,LA70802
P.O.Box 94005
BatonRouge,LA 70804
Re: Open Meeting Law Violation of
the Alexandria City Council on June
12,2007.

Dear GeneralFoti:

On behalf of the enclosedadult citizens of RapidesParish, Stateof Louisiana, and myself,
pleaseacceptthis as a formal complaint of the clear and admitted violation of the Open Meeiings
Law, by the AlexandriaCity Council, on June 12,2007.To supportthe allegationsof this
complaint,pleasefind enclosedthe following:

l). The agendaof the June 12, 2007, SpecialMeeting of the Alexandria City Council;

2.) Letter from Everett Hobbs to Mayor JacquesRoy, datedJune 15, 2007, stating
"It was the decision of the majority of the Council";

3). A copy of an article entitled"Roy calls for probe of City Council 'meeting"',which
appearedin the June20,2007,edition of the Alexandria Town Talk; and,

4). A DVD copy of the June 19, 2007,meetingof the EconomicDevelopmentCommittee
of the Alexandria City Council. (lr{OTE: If you have any difficulty viewing this DVD,
that video can also be viewed the following internet address:
http:/lcenfrallapolitics.blogspot.com12007106/did-atexandria-city-council-violate.html)..

The above documentsand video clearly show that on or about June 12, 2007, the Alexandria City
Council violatedthe Open MeetingsLaw (LSA-R.S. 42:4.1 et seq.,inthe following particulars,
to-wit:
1). In that it took a vote of a quorumof its body,on a matterthat did not appearon the
gend4outsideof a publicmeeting,andwithout recordingthe outcomeof the voicevote into
minutes.

We requestthatyour office takethe following action:

1).File a lawsuit,asprovidedfor in LSA-R.S.42:9,wtthinsixty(60)daysto havethe
offendingactionto not air the videoof its June12,2007,declarednull andvoid;

2). Shouldyou choosenot to file that lawsuit,thatyou notii/ me, in writing, asto yow
reasonsfor not filing sucha suit,asis requiredof you by theprovisionsof LSA-R.S.
a2:10(A).

The citizensof this areaawaityow promptactionto enforcethe OpenMeetingsLaw,
you,no doubt,reahzeis of vital importanceto goodandopengovernment.

Althougha copyof this informationis alsobeingprovidedto the RapidesParishDistrict
, we still look to your office to fulfillyour duty under the above cited statutes.Perhaps
office, andthat of the RapidesParishDistrict Attorney,candiscusscoordinatingyour duties
enforce this law.

Thankyou for your prompt attention,and I remain,

Truly yours

/R. A
rney Law

: JamesC. Downs Certified Mail Return ReceiptRequested
RapidesParishDistrict Attorney Article Number: 70041350000534486244
HonorableJacquesRoy
Mayor,City of Alexandria
Mr. CharlesJohnson
Attorney,City of Alexandria
cc: Suzanne H. Thompson
CrystalWatts
DouglasB. Byrd
Loy Byrd
L}'ntonHester
EverettL. Aymond
DonaldW. Aymond
SusanR. Aymond
JimmyC. Lowery,Jr.
SharonLowery
PaulE. Barnes
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