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Northside Community Assessment Survey

Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG) and the Northside Survey Group launched the Northside Community Assessment Survey to identify and address concerns, needs, and key issues facing the northside of Lafayette, with the ultimate goal of improving the quality of life for people who live, work, and worship on the northside.

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Flood Mitigation Property Survey

This survey is to establish citizen interest in participation of Flood Mitigation Programs that may become available to Lafayette Parish. Opportunities may arise for qualified property owners to receive funds to elevate or buy-out properties with an established flood concern. The purpose of this survey is to establish interest and to determine qualification for various programs.

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New Garbage and Recyling Service

Acadiana Waste Services (AWS) has been selected to take over solid waste and recycling collection services in the City of Lafayette and unincorporated areas of Lafayette Parish beginning on November 1, 2023. AWS was among five waste service providers who submitted proposals earlier this year. 

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ARPA TOWN HALL PRESENTATION

Members of the Lafayette Consolidated Government administration held a Town Hall and presented information about American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. The presentation covered ARPA funds received, accomplishments working with the consultant who advises on projects, and requirements that ensure funds are being spent within federal guidelines. 

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Documents Provided to City Council Sept 20, 2022

Attached is a redacted version of the 3,457 pages of documents provided to City Council on September 20, 2022.  Check back from time to time as documents will be added and categorized to provide the public with relevant info concerning drainage projects and compliance with laws and regulations.

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LAFAYETTE EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Rental assistance available to those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

Help is available to Lafayette Parish home renters struggling to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Renters can apply for aid through the Lafayette Emergency Assistance Program (LEAP), funded by the federal government’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Funds are dedicated to low-and moderate-income renter households throughout Lafayette Parish. 

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LCG VERSUS RANDOL COURT OF APPEAL JUDGMENT

On August 3, 2022 the Third Circuit Court of Appeal reversed and remanded the judgement in the Lafayette City-Parish Consolidated Government versus Lucile B. Randol Heirs, L.L.C. case.

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PARISH JAIL PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP PRESENTATION

On July 19, 2022, a resolution was presented during the Parish Council meeting proposing using a public private partnership to build a new parish jail.

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LCG DRAINAGE DEPARTMENT

Lafayette Consolidated Government's Drainage Department is devoted entirely to drainage solutions and maintenance in Lafayette Parish. Citizens can view ongoing and upcoming drainage projects in Lafayette Parish as well as report a drainage issue using the 311 Lafayette portal.

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Parks & Recreation Programs & Activities

Lafayette Parks & Recreation Department provides many programs and activities for citizens, including scheduled activities at recreation centers, athletic programs for children and adults, and therapeutic programs for seniors and disabled adults.

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COVID-19

News & Information

Lafayette Consolidated Government is working to provide Lafayette Parish Residents with the latest news and information related to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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RECEIVE IMPORTANT LCG ALERTS

Sign Up for Connect Lafayette

Lafayette Consolidated Government uses Connect Lafayette to ensure citizens receive the necessary information to stay safe, especially during times of emergency. Alerts include both emergency and non-emergency announcements specific to areas where residents live, such as sandbag information, road closures, construction, public works projects, special events and more.

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ADOPT YOUR NEW BEST FRIEND

Adopt from Lafayette Animal Shelter & Care Center

Thinking about adopting a four-legged friend? There's no time like the present. Dozens of cats & dogs are available for adoption at Lafayette Animal Shelter & Care Center. All pets are spayed/neutered, vaccinated & microchipped before leaving the facility.

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PROJECT GEAUX MOW

Calling all Lawn Care Professionals!

LCG's new Project Geaux Mow initiative allows local lawn care professionals the opportunity to bid on LCG's grass cutting projects using a web portal. Dozens of jobs are bid out each week.

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GOT MICE? HIRE A WORKING CAT.

Cat's Clocking In

Working cats are available at no cost to Lafayette Parish citizens in need of all-natural pest control through the Cat's Clocking In Working Cat Program. A working cat is a domestic cat that is unsuitable for traditional adoption and instead "works" for its food, shelter and care by hunting and deterring rodents from its “employer’s” property. They are commonly employed where pest control is needed such as barns, farms, factories, warehouses, stores, and private property.

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FREE COMPOST

Available at Dean Domingues Compost Facility

At LCG's compost facility, "Green waste" such as tree branches, grass and shrub trimmings are ground up and re-made into a nutrient-rich soil additive. This compost is available to citizens at no cost. The composting program helps to keep Lafayette's garbage disposal rates stable; reduces waste that would otherwise go to a landfill; and best of all, citizens can pick up free compost.