Lafayette’s Parish Council will vote on raises for public nurses Tuesday while the City Council will vote on $3M to settle an expropriation lawsuit.
Incoming M-P Boulet is holding three town hall meetings next week to gather input from the public on a trio of key local issues.
Boulet takes office with a to-do list full of costly, difficult and politically-complicated challenges left over from Guillory’s single term in office.
A minor storm offered the first test — or maybe a quiz — of many new drainage improvements in Lafayette last week to mixed results.
LCG has until Friday to decide on buying the Lemoine Building for $6.2 million, but City Council members are hesitant to commit to an estimated $9.6 million renovation.
A handful of nurses at the parish’s Public Health Unit are in line for raises of around $13,750 on average, depending on the Parish Council’s support.
Exiting council members say it’s time to revisit a tax to pay for fire protection in Lafayette’s unincorporated areas, an idea rejected by voters in 2018.
Incoming M-P Monique Blanco Boulet is on a tight timeline to build a new administration before taking office in January.
Saturday’s race for mayor-president came down to who showed up, and this time the city of Lafayette was the clear decider.
After a contentious fight over minor increases to parish property taxes that, in part, funded rural fire protection, the Parish Council is reviving the fire issue Tuesday.
Watch live as results come in precinct by precinct in the race to be Lafayette’s next mayor-president.
Early voting turnout in the runoff election for mayor-president has been similar to October’s primary. But what’s not similar is who’s showing up.