BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A $50 billion, 50-year proposal aimed at stopping coastal land loss in Louisiana has passed the state Legislature. The Senate voted 94-0 Tuesday in favor of the 2012 coastal master plan. By law, the state has to update it every five years. Funding for the... more »
WALKER, La. (AP) - Walker's new master plan suggests there are needs for creating new thoroughfares, updating development codes, improving drainage and considering major annexations. The plan states the city is in the early stages of a significant development expansion. With Walker projected to grow 89 percent to a population... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A new blueprint for saving coastal Louisiana from sea level rise, hurricanes and erosion will be unveiled Thursday. The document will lay out strategies and challenges facing Louisiana as it struggles to deal with a host of problems along its coast. The new plan is a... more »
Lafayette Parish Schools each hosted open houses Monday night to show the public what's wrong with the schools, as an effort to inform tax payers about the $561 million bond to fund the LPSS Master Facilities Plan.
Under the plan seven schools would be rebuilt, including the Parish's two... more »
Lafayette is the fastest growing city in the state of Louisiana. To keep up with the city's rapid growth, parish and city leaders have been searching for a firm to help develop a comprehensive plan for Lafayette's future. Officials narrowed their search down to four companies.
Thursday representatives from... more »
A City-Parish Advisory Board will study four plans this week, one of which will become Lafayette's "Master Plan." If approved by the City-Parish Council, the Master Plan will replace zoning ordinances the city has used for nearly 40-years. The plan will include steps to help traffic flow as the city... more »
The Lafayette Parish School Board wrapped up another round of "Community Dialogues" Thursday night. The meetings serve as a forum for the public to interact with the architects and engineers working on the School Board's master plan for facilities.
CSRS, the engineering and architecture firm hired to work on... more »
The Lafayette Parish School Board will hold its second round of community meetings tonight.
The meeting will be held at J.W. Faulk Elementary. Feedback from tonight's meeting will shape the school district's master plan. Another meeting is scheduled for Thursday at Plantation Elementary. The district will discuss demographics and... more »
The Lafayette Parish School System will be holding another master plan meeting this evening and again on Thursday. The community meetings help the LPSS members and the general public stay connected while forming the Master Plan. The sessions continues to the month of May 2010, it is then that the... more »