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P U B L I C N O T I C E  - St. Landry Parish Council to hold Public Hearings, a Regular Full Council Meeting and an Executive Session to take place during the Full Council Meeting this Wednesday, August 20, 2014. See below for details.


The St. Landry Parish Council hereby gives notice that it will hold a Public Hearing at three different times this Wednesday regarding three individual ordinances:

DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The St. Landry Parish Veterans Memorial — a project 10 years in the making that has experienced setbacks and obstacles over the years — has announced its opening ceremony. Pat Mason-Guillory said a formal dedication ceremony has been set for 6 p.m. Sept. 10. “There is still a lot of work to do on the park, but for the dedication, it’s ready,” she said Wednesday. “The granite facing panels are up; the seals are in place. We are ready to go,” said Mason-Guillory, who has headed the project since it began in 2004. The committee had hoped to dedicate the monument on Memorial Day.

This week Karl Aucoin, with Aucoin & Associates, opened the second set of bids for the Smooth Ride Home rural road improvement program. This time to upgrade 62 miles of roads north of U.S. 190 and in the Eunice area. It did even better. The apparent low bid by Coastal Bridge of Baton Rouge was $12,783,479 …— well below the parish's estimate of $15 million. "This will allow our money to go further so we can improve even more roads," said Parish President Bill Fontenot. "We are upgrading our roads to a standard that will last for many, many years to come," he said..