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  • Lafayette charter school receives applications

    February 3, 2014 7:38 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - More than 80 students have applied to attend Willow Charter Academy, one of three new charter schools planned to open in Lafayette Parish for the upcoming school year that starts in August. The school is part of Louisiana Achievement Charter Academies, a small network of schools... more »
  • Public Will Vote on Lafayette Deconsolidation

    April 12, 2011 11:48 PM

    The Lafayette Charter Commission has finally set its plans in stone to have the public vote on two separate city and parish charters. Now that their work is done, and the future of Lafayette Consolidated Government rests in the hands of the people. So the big question now -- will... more »
  • Lafayette charter panel seeks extension

    March 22, 2011 9:15 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The commission responsible for examining Lafayette's city and parish government has asked for more time to finalize its plans. The Charter Commission, instructed by the City-Parish Council to examine the consolidation of the city's and parish's governmental services, voted 7-2 Monday to ask the council to... more »
  • Lafayette charter group wants deadline extension

    February 2, 2011 5:56 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Charter Commission will ask the City-Parish Council for another nine months to complete its work of reviewing and making recommendations for changes to the existing home rule charter. Currently, the commission is facing an April 21 deadline, but some members said Monday they were... more »
  • Lafayette Charter Group Wants Deadline Extension

    February 1, 2011 8:28 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Charter Commission will ask the City-Parish Council for another nine months to complete its work of reviewing and making recommendations for changes to the existing home rule charter. Currently, the commission is facing an April 21 deadline, but some members said Monday they were... more »
  • Lafayette Charter Commission To Request More Time

    January 31, 2011 11:59 PM

    Monday night, the Lafayette Charter Commission voted to request an extension from the City-Parish Council. The commission, which is discussing possible changes to the home-rule charter, is currently working on a deadline of April 21st. By state law the commission would only be allowed a 9-month extension, but that's... more »
  • Changes Coming to Lafayette Government

    May 3, 2010 11:40 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The process of forming an official commission to review the Home Rule Charter for Lafayette city-parish government is taking shape. A formal announcement about the vacancies on the nine-member commission will be read at Tuesday's City-Parish Council meeting, and resumes will be accepted until... more »

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