Lafayette’s City and Parish councils will look this week at plans to buy land for a new library and to raise LUS rates for a new gas-powered plant.
Lafayette’s City and Parish councils will take their first look at Mayor-President Monique Blanco Boulet’s plan to shake up top brass at City-Parish Hall.
Voters in the city of Lafayette may be asked at an election this spring to fix an issue with how Lafayette Consolidated Government is allowed to spend sales tax revenue.
Mayor-President Monique Blanco Boulet showed a key shift in approach to an issue that defined former M-P Josh Guillory’s term at Tuesday’s council meeting.
Lafayette’s councils will elect new leaders Tuesday and consider plans left by M-P Josh Guillory’s admin to spend $86 million in federal stimulus funds before a Dec. 31 deadline.
Watch live as results come in precinct by precinct in the race to be Lafayette’s next mayor-president.
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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.
Here is a selection of items on the agendas for this week’s meetings of the City and Parish councils.
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 City and Parish councils have been complicit in approving Guillory’s drainage projects without question. Now with tens of millions of dollars at risk of being wasted, the City Council is starting to ask the hard questions.
The population of the city of Lafayette may no longer make up the majority of the parish. That means our city is stuck without a full-time leader who is focused solely on city business and who is accountable to city residents.