We asked readers to weigh in. Here’s what they had to say.
Lafayette has historically made public golf a top priority. Is that really a good idea?
The secretly executed cooperative endeavor agreement between LCG and a private businessman to provide security cameras for the city of Lafayette quietly died more than six months ago.
In the clip, which Lafayette City Court Judge Michelle Odinet confirmed to be in her home, witnesses jokingly toss around racial slurs while narrating home security footage of their efforts to stop a man from breaking into a car on their driveway.
With a hastily completed application, LCG met a Nov. 1 capital outlay request deadline, asking the state to help fund a $127 million replacement for the Heymann Performing Arts Center in the next budget cycle.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers put a stop to spot dredging almost as soon as the City Council funded it in May. Only $500,000 of the millions budgeted have been spent since.
Here’s 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.
With a set of vetoes, the mayor-president has boxed the City Council in again, setting the stage to spend city money without their approval.
The roles have reversed from the 2020 budget cycle, and now the City Council ought to play budget hawk.
Too many of the proposed projects deliver questionable returns, create unfunded maintenance liabilities, and inexplicably use parish dollars to pay for city responsibilities.
It’s clear most locals think stormwater management is our most pressing need. But do you think we’re on the right track? Is Lafayette tackling rising waters the right way?
The lack of engagement might be forgivable if the proposal was amazing, but it’s not. We need to start over from scratch.