Mandolia Jean-Batiste has finished marathons or half-marathons in all 50 states. Now she’s racing to complete the world’s top six marathons
At $60 million, funding for superparks and other recreation projects represents Lafayette’s largest economic development investment since LUS Fiber. It may not pay off.
The new skate park will be located at 300 Geraldine Drive, Lafayette, La. and is expected to be complete by early January 2024, according to city officials. Covering 11,200 square feet, the park will feature a street plaza with rails and platforms, a 4.5 to 7-foot bowl and a mini ramp, providing skaters of all levels with a diverse and challenging terrain to enjoy.
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.
Lafayette can build them. But where is the money to operate and maintain them?
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Here’s a selection of items on the agendas for this week’s meetings of the city and parish councils.