Lafayette

Jul 24, 2013 6:12 PM

Proposed budget for LCG to be unveiled Thursday evening

Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel will unveil his proposed 2013-2014 budget to the LCG Council tomorrow evening, kicking off a month-long public review process before the final adoption of the document.

The introduction of the budget ordinances, along with the proforma and proposed revenues, will be made during a special meeting of the LCG Council at 5:30 Thursday evening. At the meeting, Council Chairman Brandon Shelvin will call for the charter-required public hearing to be held on Aug. 29 and for publication of public notice on Aug. 14.

There a published summary of the proposed budgets, along with the times and places where copies of the full documents are available for public inspection, on Aug. 13.

Final adoption of the budget is targeted for Sept. 12 during another special meeting.

There will also be hearings, open to the public, to discuss the various departmental budgets. Here's a schedule of those hearings:

Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 1:00 PM
Fire
Police
Public Works & Capital
Traffic & Transportation

Thursday, August 8, 2013, 1:00 PM
Community Development
Planning, Zoning & Codes
Adult Correction
Recreation
Information Services
*Office of Homeland Security &
Emergency Preparedness
(formerly called Civil Defense/911)

Thursday, August 15, 2013, 1:00 PM
LUS & Capital
LUS Communications

Thursday, August 22, 2013, 1:00 PM
1 - City Court 11 - Coroner
2 - City Marshal 12 - Health Unit
3 - District Attorney 13 - Cajundome
4 - District Court 14 - Juvenile Detention
5 - Assessor 15 - Animal Control
6 - Registrar of Voters 16 - Library
7 - County Agent 17 - Finance
8 - Justice of Peace/ 18 - President's Office
Constables 19 - CAO
9 - Municipal Civil 20 - Council Office
Service 21 - Legal/Prosecutor
10 - Fire & Police CS

Thursday, August 29, 2013, 5:30 PM
Public Hearing for Citizen Input

Thursday, September 5, 2013, 1:00 PM
Wrap-Up

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