The interparish fight between Lafayette and St. Martin Parishes over a spoil banks project took a turn in favor of St. Martin Parish earlier this week as Judge James D. Cain Jr. dismissed Lafayette Consolidated Government's suit. The judge said LCG's claims against St. Martin Parish were legally premature.
A press release from the Lafayette Consolidated Government notes that Mayor-President Josh Guillory has relieved Lafayette Police Chief Thomas Glover of his duties after less than a year of service. Guillory named Sergeant Wayne Griffin as Interim Police Chief.
A day after Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards criticized Lafayette's "basic failure of leadership" during a Zoom interview with The Washington Post, Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory responding with a leadership challenge of his own for the governor: "Make sure (your) own house is in order first."
Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory says he is following the guidance of Dr. Tina Stefanski and is quarantining after coming into close contact with a member of the local media who Guillory says tested positive for COVID-19.
The Lafayette Consolidated Government put out a press release today that details potential funding for sustainability and resiliency within Lafayette Police and Fire Departments as well as a raise for government employees.
Mayor-President Josh Guillory of Lafayette has a solution for the New Orleans Saints not being able to have fans inside of the Superdome for home games. He has offered the Saints and the NFL the option to host Saints home games in Lafayette at Cajun Field if Mayor Cantrell will not allow fans in the Superdome.