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LCG Reaches Settlement with the Bendel Partnership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 9, 2023

LAFAYETTE CONSOLIDATED GOVERNMENT REACHES SETTLEMENT WITH THE BENDEL PARTNERSHIP

Lafayette, LA – Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG) has reached a settlement agreement with the Bendel Partnership for purchase of the property known as the “Homewood Detention Pond.” LCG will purchase the Bendel Partnership property using American Rescue Plan Act funds which were budgeted by the Parish Council in May of 2022. The Parish General Fund will not be affected.

“Now that litigation is resolved, LCG contractors will be mobilized, allowing us to complete the Homewood Detention Pond project that will benefit our regional detention efforts for the city, parish, and neighboring communities,” Mayor-President Josh Guillory said.

For more information on the May 3, 2022 Drainage Management Plan Update at a Joint meeting of the City and Parish Councils, visit:

Public Works’ PowerPoint Presentation

https://lafayettela.gov/docs/default-source/drainage-presentations/2022-may-3-council-drainage-update-final.pdf?sfvrsn=20348571_2 (Slide 33)

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Video of Public Works’ Presentation https://video.ibm.com/recorded/131724162?fbclid=IwAR2eFY_XCOEJ-5tbVIFvLRFGt7ZQpjRwL1tuWVXwpeaT1X_GPjxMxa7mm7A (at the 1:43:12 mark)

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