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Lafayette Council authorizes Guillory to seek private partner for jail

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The Parish Council voted 4-1 on a resolution giving the first-term mayor-president authority to develop partnerships for up to 40 years at $10.5 million per year, provided the council has final authority to spend any money.

AB Rubin, the lone Democrat, voted against.Guillory announced plans to seek a public-private deal to build a new jail in a short video released Monday night.

Source: The Advertiser