Today on Lafayette Live City-Parish Joey Durel touted some of the recent accolades being received by Lafayette.  Durel said in addition to the "feel good" votes for Lafayette like the Best of the Road award from Rand McNally and Tastiest Town in The South award from Southern Living Magazine these accolades are statistical truths. 

Durel said, "Lafayette was fourth among all U.S. cities on Forbes' list of Best Cities for Jobs.  In addition among mid-sized cities, Lafayette ranked first in employment growth. "

Other topics covered by Durel today included:

  • A "red carpet" event held to honor foreign exchange students
  • The proposed comprehensive plan
  • "Meetings in a box"

Durel also answered listener phone calls about road conditions and traffic problems.

Listen to the interview: