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  • Past, Present and Future of the Lafayette Housing Authority

    March 7, 2011 6:54 PM

    Five new commissioners make their debut with the Lafayette Housing Authority. Shirley Vige was appointed to the board in late October but was sworn-in on Monday and elected Chairperson. Mary Guidry joins the Housing Authority's board of commissioners from Iberia Bank. She was elected Vice Chair during Monday's meeting. Attorney,... 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 »
  • Judge: LHA Board did not violate laws

    February 15, 2011 12:01 PM

    Three Lafayette Housing Authority Commissioners alleged to have violated open meeting laws were not found to be in any violation. Retired Judge Arthur Planchard was appointed to the case, hearing testimonies from the commissioners and witnesses on Monday. The meeting in question dates back to October 26th where an... more »
  • Housing Authority Commissioners in District Court

    February 14, 2011 11:22 PM

    Three Lafayette Housing commissioners accused of violating open meeting laws answer to a district judge. How did it all play out in court? "If in fact the commissioners went into a closed setting and created policy involving the housing authority, it would be a violation of the open meeting law,"... more »

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