Lafayette’s city and parish councils are looking at $3 million worth of raises for fire and police employees plus a new approach to adjudicated properties Tuesday.
Mayor-President Josh Guillory’s proposed budget for next year is out, and our award-winning budget guide is updated with new info for LCG’s annual budget process.
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.
Figures on how many short-term rentals there are in Lafayette are hard to come by. Here’s what we know.
Dozens of short-term rental operators are opposed to a pair of plans before the City Council that they say could put them out of business.
Lafayette’s City Council is eyeing two competing paths forward on short-term rentals like Airbnbs this week. One that would kick them out of much of the city, and another that solidify their statuin Lafayette.
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.
The councils will take up budget corrections, funding to buy land for a new jail and revisit the question of hiring special counsel.
Lafayette’s efforts to deal with adjudicated properties have seen slow but steady progress since adjudications peaked at 1,560 properties in July 2019. In the years since, LCG has brought hundreds of properties back into commerce.
The Guillory administration mounted a vigorous but flawed defense this week in a special meeting held to review the extraordinary findings in an annual audit of Lafayette Consolidated Government.
Lafayette Consolidated Government’s latest annual audit identifies a slew of new issues that Mayor-President Josh Guillory’s administration says do not need to be addressed.