Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Lafayette City-Parish Council Passes Comprehensive Plan, Airport Tax: Lafayette Regional (KLFT), Louisiana

The Lafayette City Parish Council has voted to approve the Lafayette Comprehensive Plan. Council CAO Dee Stanley says the board voted to implement the plan, called Plan Lafayette. Plan Lafayette is designed to improve the parish through community growth, development, and redevelopment.

Also discussed by the council tonight is a new terminal at Lafayette Regional Airport. The council voted on whether to enter into an agreement with the Lafayette Airport Commission to place an 8-month, 1-cent sales tax on the December 6th Ballot. Stanley says the council voted in favor of the agreement. The estimated $37 million generated from the tax would be used to construct the new terminal and its infrastructure.

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