Lafayette City Parish Councilman Kenneth Boudreaux is proposing a resolution at Tuesday night's meeting to repeal an earlier resolution proposing that their be a requirement that elected officials should receive a minimum of one hour of education and training each year about the Louisiana and Federal Constitutions.
After surprise pay increases were approved at last night's budget adoption meeting, Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel spoke with "Your Afternoon Drive Home" to defend Lafayette Utilities System director Terry Huval's $100,000 raise, which Durel said was "a long time coming."
Bertrand's comments come in the wake of a turbulent Tuesday council meeting, which featured a heated back-and-forth between fellow council member William Theriot and Burton Kolder, the certified public accountant tasked with auditing Consolidated Government and the Fiber program.
Tensions were high during Tuesday's Lafayette City-Parish Council meeting when council members were allowed to question 2012 LCG auditor and certified public accountant Burton Kolder regarding the finances and reports of growth for LUS Fiber.
Last night three city-parish councilmen introduced an ordinance to allow Lafayette Utilities Systems customers to "opt out" of smart meter use. Today one of the councilmen, William Theriot joined "Mornings With Ken & Bernie" to discuss the issue.
Three Lafayette Councilman, Jared Bellard, Andy Naquin and William Theriot will be introducing an ordinance tonight that would allow Lafayette Utilities System customers to "opt out" of having a smart meter attached to their homes.