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Mayor-President Josh Guillory at council meeting

M-P Guillory moves to reopen search for new Lafayette police chief

The gist: After more-than-subtle hints he wasn’t pleased with the applicant pool for Lafayette’s chief of police, Mayor-President Josh Guillory wants to cancel the civil service exam scheduled for later this month and reopen the search. 

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Interim parks director Wittenberg leaves for Carencro parks job

The gist: Frank Wittenberg, who took over Lafayette’s Parks & Recreation Department in early June after longtime director Gerald Boudreaux was pushed out, retired today from the department and accepted a position as director of Carencro’s Parks & Recreation Commission.

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Looking under LCG's hood

COLUMN: How bad is the city’s fiscal emergency?

It’s not surprising that the decision to shutter widely used cultural and community facilities has sparked significant public outcry. But it’s a choice — not a necessity.

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