Public Works

Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Public Works Department encompasses 295 employees who are responsible for a wealth of progress in our community. For Fiscal Year 2007-2008, Public Works has at its disposal an operating and capital budget of $45,450,424 and a bond issue to a net total of $23,500,000 for streets and drainage projects.

The Department’s several divisions have put these monies to work in projects that benefit the Parish of Lafayette. These divisions are:

Director's Office

Operations and Maintenance Division
Terry Cordick, Associate Director

Development and Environmental Division


To provide for the Engineering, Construction and Maintenance of Buildings, Streets, Bridges and Drainage Systems and Fleet Maintenance for Vehicles and Equipment, as well as providing for a quality infrastructure and environment in an efficient and cost-effective manner.