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.
A minor storm offered the first test — or maybe a quiz — of many new drainage improvements in Lafayette last week to mixed results.
As Lafayette voters head to the polls Saturday to decide the mayor-president election, daylight has been hard to find between the two candidates on local issues.
A district judge ruled LCG waited too long to file suit and had ample time to clear up any lingering questions before overpaying for the project land.
Lafayette has spent big money on drainage projects for years, but it’s not clear how much that work was worth.
Landowners who were paid to accept dirt from an LCG drainage project now have environmental problems and, potentially, big cleanup bills.
For decades, Lafayette has grown into flood prone areas, but that has come with a hidden risk.
Residents near the Homewood detention pond project in south Lafayette are asking the Parish Council to delay the transfer of $1.2 million and include them in the “park” planning process.
They were sold visions of kayaks and fishing. Two years later, they’re living with the consequences of a colossal unfinished project.
The City Council is set to vote on new rules for short-term rentals that operators oppose, and Mayor-President Josh Guillory is set to introduce his proposed budget for next year.
Heavier rainfall estimates for Lafayette are a warning shot of things to come, but more research is needed locally before changing course, experts say.
More than a year after a judge halted work on a troubled detention pond, LCG aims to restart the Homewood project.