The Lafayette City-Parish Council on Tuesday will vote on a resolution that if approved would clear the way for a December ballot proposition asking voters to approve a 1-cent sales tax parishwide to help fund the construction of a new terminal at Lafayette Regional Airport.

The sales tax would be dedicated to the airport project and would only last for eight months — from April 1 to Nov. 30 of next year.

The tax proposition is an outgrowth of City-Parish President Joey Durel’s so-called “One Cent, One Year, One Project” sales tax plan — that is, asking Lafayette voters to approve a one-cent sales tax that lasts only one year and is earmarked for a single, specific project.


+1 #1 Michael A. Moss 2014-04-16 17:46
I bet the folks in the subdivision where the planes almost fly in their living rooms will vote NO!
And as for Mr. Durel's so-called "One Cent, One Year, One Project" Come-on how many times have they put tax renewals on the ballot? We are not stupid anymore. Durel is a tax and spend kind of guy.
VOTE NO MO TAXES!!!!!!!!!!

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