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ST. LANDRY PARISH COUNCIL
*COMMITTEE MEETINGS*

THE ST. LANDRY PARISH COUNCIL HEREBY GIVES NOTICE THAT IT WILL HOLD THE FOLLOWING COMMITTEE MEETINGS LISTED BELOW ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2016 STARTING AT 6PM AT THE OLD CITY MARKET LOCATED AT 131 W. BELLEVUE STREET, OPELOUSAS, LOUISIANA.

TIME MEETING

6:00 P.M. Public Works Committee

Immediately following
Public Works
Administrative Finance Committee

These are important meetings and you are urged to attend.

BY ORDER OF THE ST. LANDRY PARISH COUNCIL
/s/ Harold Taylor, Chairman

Laycie Alfred, Council Clerk
St. Landry Parish Council
P.O. Drawer 100, Opelousas, LA 70570

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance, please contact Laycie Alfred at
337-942-6863 describing the assistance that is necessary.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the ST. LANDRY PARISH COUNCIL will hold a SPECIAL MEETING and will be held as stated below:

DATE: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2016

TIME: 5:30 PM

LOCATION: OLD CITY MARKET, 131 W. BELLEVUE ST., OPELOUSAS, LA, 70570

City of Opelousas Tourism Presents Lighting of the Village Holiday Event Friday, December 2nd

(Opelousas, LA) – On Friday, December 2nd watch Le Vieux Village come alive with lights for the annual Lighting of the Village scheduled from 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., at 828 E. Landry Street in Opelousas.

Presented by City of Opelousas, along with support from local businesses and organizations, the official lighting of the village has become a favorite holiday activity for both children and adults. Attendees can watch the historic village illuminate with holiday lights with the official pulling of the switch which will lead up to the arrival of Santa Claus and a host of exciting activities.

Lighting of the Village offers a variety of fun for the little ones, including a petting zoo, train rides, choir music, an obstacle course fun jump, a cupcake decorating station and an ornament making station where kids can design their own holiday ornaments. Special guests for the event include Buzz Lightyear, Queen Elsa, Mickey & Minnie Mouse, Elmo and Balloon Man Rick Hessler. And of course, Santa Clause will be on site and holiday photos with Santa will be offered.

The annual Lighting of the Village also includes arts & craft vendors, baby items, handmade jewelry, Christmas specialties, home décor, baked goods, decorative gifts and much more. A variety of food items will also be available for purchase. Le Vieux Village, which a collection of historic buildings from around St. Landry Parish, in itself, also offers visitors a scenic attraction.

This year’s event sponsors Andrepont Printing, American Bank, Kiwanis Club of Opelousas, SLEMCO, St. Landry Bank, St. Landry Homestead, Ventura Foods, CLECO, Our Savior’s Church and Super One Foods. For more information about the event or vendor information, contact Opelousas Tourism at 337-948-5227 or visit www.cityofopelousas.com

For Immediate Release
November 15, 2016

DOWNTOWN OPELOUSAS READY TO SHINE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

(Opelousas, LA) - Downtown Opelousas will shine a little brighter this holiday season as 14 live oaks on the Courthouse Square will be fully illuminated with holiday lights. In less than a month, a group of women whose daily walk includes the downtown area, raised enough donations for this year’s Courthouse Lighting Project.

Cynthia Lormand, a member of the walking group and Friends of Opelousas Main Street Committee, said she and others in the group decided to take on the lighting of the oaks in preparation of the city’s 300-year anniversary which will be celebrated in 2020. Other members of the fundraising project include Jeannine Wallace, Kathy Hebert, Susie Glowacki and Alice Morrow.

The tree lighting project also coincides with and serves to enhance the 63-year anniversary of the nativity scene lighting on the Courthouse Square. The nativity scene first made its appearance on the square in the 1940s. In 1953, a special building was made to house the nativity.
The lighting of the nativity and the oak trees will take place on November 26th at 5:00 pm. During the event, there will be a choir and refreshments. Santa will also be on site for pictures from 3 – 5 pm. Attendees can also get a first- hand look of the DECK THE SQUARE Art Exhibit, which will feature decorated oversized ornaments in storefront windows. These original works of art will be designed by aspiring Opelousas student artists.

In addition to the enhancement of the oak trees, new plants in hanging baskets will adorn the downtown area. The hanging baskets were prepped and planted by the Opelousas chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

Any business or individual who would like to make a tax- deductible contribution to help with the project, please call Cynthia Lormand at 337-290-0330 or send a donation to the following:
FRIENDS OF MAIN STREET-COURTHOUSE TREE PROJECT
c/o OPELOUSAS MAIN STREET
828 East Landry Street
Opelousas LA 70570

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ST. LANDRY PARISH GOVERNMENT
*PUBLIC HEARING*

THE ST. LANDRY PARISH COUNCIL HEREBY GIVES NOTICE THAT IT WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19 2016, AT OLD CITY MARKET LOCATED AT 131 W. BELLEVUE STREET, OPELOUSAS, LOUISIANA.

THE HEARING IS FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC IN CONNECTION WITH THE FOLLOWING:

5:45 PM

• ORDINANCE NO. 08 OF 2016

AN ORDINANCE OF THE ST. LANDRY PARISH CODE OF ORDINANCES TO AMEND ORDINANCE 2005-0009

Amend Ordinance No. 2005-0009 to include the following street(s):

20. Belleau Road, District No. 11

Amend Ordinance 2005-0009 of the Parish Ordinances titled “An Ordinance of the St. Landry Parish Code of Ordinances to Establish Rules and Regulations for Erection and Maintenance of Speed Bumps as a Traffic Control Device within the Parish of St. Landry, State of Louisiana” to add the following section:

Streets and Roads to have Speed Bumps Installed:
1. Belmont Drive, Opelousas.
2. The paved portion of Jesse B. Road, Church Point, LA.
3. Thelma Drive, Sunset, LA.
4. Petite Rue De Landon
5. Alexis Drive.
6. Pavy Road
7. Tecumseh Loop
8. Perry Drive.
9. Thibodeaux Street, from the 238 Block of Thibodeaux Street to the 534 Block of McClelland Drive.
10. Chardonnay Drive.
11. Mahogany Drive.
12. OG Track, District 5.
13. Garnet Drive: from 139 Garnet Drive to 266 Garnet Drive.
14. Flag Station Road.
15. Zinfandel Drive, Council District No. 11.
16. Olivier Road, Council District No. 1.
17. Jennings Road, Council District No. 2.
18. Lafayette Avenue, Council District No. 12
19. Pitre Road, Council District No. 3
20. Belleau Road, Council District No. 11

BY ORDER OF ST. LANDRY PARISH COUNCIL

Laycie Alfred, Council Clerk
St. Landry Parish Council
P.O. Drawer 100, Opelousas, LA 70570
Telephone Number: 337-942-6863

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance, please contact Laycie Alfred at 337-942-6863 describing the assistance that is necessary

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