Two years after a local agency stepped in to fund necessary sewer capacity upgrades in Downtown Lafayette, another fix is needed and a new plan is in the works.
Lafayette’s controversial Library Board will see two new appointments this month as council members fill a vacancy and vote on adding one of themselves to the board.
The Parish Council considers $500,000 for a new Mobile Health Unit while the City Council probes Guillory’s Heymann Center replacement plan.
Here is a selection of items on the agendas for this week’s meetings of the City and Parish councils. To see the full agendas, check out the links below.
The roles have reversed from the 2020 budget cycle, and now the City Council ought to play budget hawk.
Legislators are spending a lot of money on roads, bridges and pet projects. Lafayette Parish is a big winner there.
Years of kicking the infrastructure can down the road has finally caught up with us.
Everyone knows Lafayette’s roads are bad. But some roads are so bad they’re a public safety hazard. Unfortunately there’s just not enough money to fix them, and the problem is getting worse every year.
▸ The gist: Snuck in among some more contentious items on last week’s agenda, a complete streets policy for LCG was formally adopted by the City-Parish Council. The resolution aligns local transportation policy with state and regional codes and will guide transportation and development efforts to include more bike, pedestrian and transit access.