Vacant and abandoned properties have metastasized in Lafayette. A robust redevelopment authority ought to be part of the solution, experts say.
LCG is once again at the state trough for the $60 million Bayou Vermilion Flood Control project currently halted by court order. LCG has asked for $23 million in the 2022 state budget, on top of $27 million awarded last year.
Guillory’s bureaucracy-busting approach could force Lafayette to spend millions filling holes it just spent millions digging out.
The energy sector, in Louisiana and the world at large, is still recovering from the decline in demand from the coronavirus pandemic combined with supply collusion from foreign oil suppliers
The Guillory administration’s plans to declare two more private properties a “public necessity,” carving a legal path to seize the land for drainage projects, may hit a snag at tonight’s City Council meeting.
Here is a selection of items on the agendas for this week’s meetings of the City and Parish councils. To see the full agendas, check out the links below.
While Mayor-President Josh Guillory frames his approach to drainage as a way of cutting red tape, two cases allege Lafayette Consolidated Government is running roughshod over property rights.
The library’s Reconsideration Committees are now designed to ban any book anyone decides needs to go. It will remake the library as we know it.
The Parish Council has started a conversation about legalizing gambling to fill holes in the parish budget. Is that a good idea?
How do we ensure the village continues? It begins with each one of us.
Here is a selection of items on the agendas for this week’s meetings of the City and Parish councils.
We could see more activity in Acadiana from the service and manufacturing companies, but we’re still going to have higher prices, say two local economists.