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  • Council opts-out on sales tax; Opts-in on "opt-out"

    February 28, 2012 11:28 PM

    A pair of controversial issues were on Tuesday night's agenda at City-Parish Government. The first, a half-cent sales tax to help pay for public safety. The second, giving LUS customers the option to "opt-out" of smart meters, a new recording system to be installed later this year. City-Parish Council delayed... more »
  • LHA Board: Out Again

    March 1, 2011 11:48 PM

    For the second time in six months, City-Parish Council has removed three Housing Authority commissioners from their posts. Joe Dennis, Leon Simmons and John Freeman appealed City-Parish President Joey Durel's decision to remove the trio after they allegedly held a closed meeting in October. Wednesday night, their appeal took more... more »
  • Lafayette City-Parish Council Extends Deadline for Submission of Resumes

    May 19, 2010 5:46 PM

    With regard to the Lafayette Charter Commission created by Ordinance No. O-074-2010, due to the insufficient number of resumes received from individuals of the minority race who reside outside of any municipality in the Parish of Lafayette, the Lafayette City-Parish Council has extended the deadline for the submission of resumes... more »
  • City-Parish Council Moves Forward With Courthouse Demolition

    December 16, 2009 4:35 PM

    The Lafayette City-Parish Council is getting closer to finalizing plans to demolish the old federal courthouse downtown. The council voted to give President Joey Durel the authority to approve requests for access to the property. This is one of the first steps needed for the environmental studies and assessments... more »

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