Squandered Heritage Vintage

A New Day a New Tactic

Seems the zoning changes needed for the St. Charles project were not to be.

This high profile Battle for the destiny of St.Charles will continue, but how?

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  • Readers of this blog should know that as a result of a report I wrote, Lisa Mazique, former NORA Director’s Department in Miami has been eliminated. Although she still has some sort of make-work job, she no longer heads economic development in the city. The County has taken over economic development programming. Her record seems to follow her from city to city.

  • Gina S.

    At her same 135K salary?

  • Probably..as stomcach-turning as that is. The upside is that a google search of Lisa Mazique reveals so much negative information that any future employers are going to think twice. Moreover, try to explain on a resume why you were Director of the Department of Economic Development and the next day a glorifed clerk(although as you point out a well paid one!). I am sure a contract has her salary covered for a yar or two.

  • Gina S.

    Well, Mr. Chuck, at least no Louisiana citizens are footing her bill anymore. Thank you for the information.