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Here is a selection of items on the agendas for this week’s meetings of the City and Parish councils
The firm’s creation, timed as LCG fuels a local construction boom, creates a minefield of potential conflicts.
This year’s budget includes dozens of projects worth $419 million over the next five years. Here’s how it works and what’s in it.
Tension between the organizations, simmering over the last two years, could end their cooperation.
There has been no public accounting of how much three drainage lawsuits could ultimately cost. The cases could blow multimillion-dollar holes in LCG’s budget.
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In moving forward, the couple also answered to published reports questioning possible ethics violations about a company Guillory says his wife owns called WM&N.
If the charter is amended in the future, City Councilwoman Liz Hebert said, the document needs to clarify what happens when a mayor-president is away for an extended period of time like Guillory was.
Source: The Advocate
Amanda Jones, a librarian at a middle school in Denham Springs, Louisiana, filed a defamation lawsuit Wednesday, arguing that Facebook pages run by Michael Lunsford and Ryan Thames falsely labeled her a pedophile who wants to teach 11-year-olds about anal sex.
Source: NBC News
General admission to the Park remains free. Visitors who bike or walk can enter Moncus Park at no charge. Special Event parking rates will vary and be announced in advance.
The Parish Council appoints all but one library board member and appointed Robert Judge in a controversial move.
Source: The Advocate
LUS is asking for 3% increases in its base rate each year for the next two years. It is also asking to increase water rates by 8% and sewer rates by 9.5% a year for the next three years.
Source: The Advertiser
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