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  • Charter Commission On Deconsolidation: "Put It To A Vote"

    November 16, 2010 11:30 PM

    Deconsolidation would mean creating a city council for metropolitan Lafayette and creating a special government body to run the 28 percent of the parish that is un-incorporated. Those against the current form of government say it should be changed. because council members who live outside of Lafayette city limits have... more »
  • "True Consolidation"

    April 9, 2010 12:10 AM

    As the future of the Lafayette City-Parish home rule charter is debated, consolidation and deconsolidation have become buzz words around the parish, but Thursday a new phrase entered the mix: "true consolidation." True consolidation would make the city of Lafayette and the five municipalities in the parish one entity. For... more »
  • Joey Durel Plans Town Hall Meetings To Talk Deconsolidation

    March 17, 2010 2:37 PM

    City-Parish President Joey Durel announced a series of town hall meetings beginning next Monday, March 22 at locations throughout Lafayette Parish. The theme of the town hall conversation is Lafayette Consolidated Charter: Is it working for you, why or why not? The meetings will be held throughout the... more »
  • Deconsolidation Could Be Bad for Parish

    February 22, 2010 7:06 PM

    Lafayette City-Parish is considering doing away with the consolidated form of government. It's a partnership that's lasted 14 years. Right now, some city residents complain they're paying for work in the parish, while those rural areas have a weak tax base. Others say LCG doesn't do enough for rural areas.... more »

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