Lafayette Housing Authority Executive Director Walter Guillory and Deputy Director Jonathan Carmouche both resigned Monday morning, The Independent Weekly has learned.
After just more than 15 months on the job, LITE CEO Henry Florsheim is leaving the technology hub for a position in Arkansas.
The Lafayette Housing Authority’s attorney says he was notified by the LHA that the Disaster Housing Assistance Program case managers fired in August say they were improperly discharged, in that they were not given the 30 days’ written notice required by their contracts. They contend they are owed for 30 days of work — which would amount to $5,920 plus $600 in car allowance for each of them. But there’s a glitch.
In another case of “so far, so good,” marine scientists checking in on recently discovered coral formations in the northern Gulf of Mexico about 20 miles from the site of the BP oil spill say the corals and other delicate sea life appear healthy.
Three of the ousted Lafayette Housing Authority board members finally had their chance to formally review the blistering audit that led to their removal, and the news was anything but pleasant.
Award-winning Cajun singer-songwriter Zachary Richard is recovering following a minor stroke earlier this week that affected the left side of his body.
Sen. Ben Nevers, D-Bogalusa, who heads the Senate Education Committee, believes the Stelly Plan should be temporarily reinstated for two to three years to restore education funding.
The Lafayette City-Parish Council will vote Tuesday on an introductory ordinance that would require people who work as bouncers in bars within LCG’s jurisdiction to undergo a training course and obtain and certificate similar to the “bar cards” issued to employees who serve alcohol.
Attorney Gary McGoffin will be recognized for his years of community involvement and activism on Nov. 4 at the Petroleum Club.
The Lafayette Charter Commission on Monday engaged in an often lively discussion of possible changes to consolidated government in Lafayette Parish.
On the heels of a phone conversation City-Parish President Joey Durel had with the top official at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development last week, to discuss problems with the Lafayette Housing Authority, comes confirmation that the Office of Inspector General for HUD is paying a visit to the Lafayette Housing Authority.
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