Proposed ordinance would require most — but not all — rental units to be inspected once every three years.
The new Exceed Network has the same name that school system staffers use for five remaining schools.
There’s a public meeting Wednesday to discuss plans to rebuild and protect the coast.
“If you decentralize an entire district, there’s a loss in economies of scale,” says researcher Christian Buerger.
People accused of minor crimes in Municipal Court will be released automatically if they promise to appear in court.
They want to install a fence to prevent anyone from walking from a fire escape to the edge of the roof.
The worst-case scenario in the 2012 Master Plan is the best-case in the 2017 one.
Sheriff Marlin Gusman has wanted to build such a facility, but the proposal is smaller than what he has envisioned.
The latest version of the state's coastal restoration plan, released today, offers a much grimmer view of the future than before. Twice as much land could be lost if the state does nothing. Even if everything works as planned, about 27,000 buildings may have to be elevated, flood-proofed or bought out, including about 5,900 in St. Tammany.
When the state officials drew the cost-benefit limits of expensive coastal restoration on a map of coastal Louisiana, some Native Americans found themselves on the wrong side of a government decision. Again. They'd like justice, but they'll settle for help in maintaining their way of life. Neither is likely.