Guillory has taken heat for his efforts to make money on the side, among them teaching courses at UL and taking on legal work after promising to shutter his law practice. The administration is also again asking the council for a slate of raises for top appointees.
Traffic, local government and the weather are near the top of Geoff Daily’s Thanksgiving list.
Mayor-President Josh Guillory is short-circuiting the site selection process in announcing a “tentative” deal with UL.
The councils’ letter sticks them in line for a response from the AG. Without it, Guillory could have withdrawn his request should the opinion be unfavorable.
The gist: Council members attempted to name an acting replacement for Mayor-President Josh Guillory while he’s in rehab. The administration resisted.
LCG’s last two budget cycles were mirror images. M-P Josh Guillory’s first budget was notable for its cuts, his second for its spending. And this one? Maybe a reckoning of the two.
Engaging in this budget-making process can be daunting. It doesn’t have to be.
Here is a selection of items on the agendas for this week’s meetings of the City and Parish councils.
A day after a federal judge dismissed LCG’s lawsuit against them, St. Martin Parish has filed suit over a controversial drainage project.
The Petition for Mandatory Injunction filed Wednesday in 16th Judicial District Court asks the court to order LCG to restore, replace and reconstruct” the spoil bank it “illegally” removed.
In a letter delivered to both councils, M-P Josh Guillory suggests deferring questions about his drainage projects to an auditor.
LCG’s budget is a vision statement and an action plan. What matters then, is what we believe our priorities should be. What are yours?
Problems with several major drainage projects threaten to waste millions of public dollars on actions that may not save anyone from flooding. It’s bad government, and the taxpayers are going to pay for it.