LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette City-Parish Council's decision to void an agreement with Vermilion Parish on the location of the parish line could re-ignite a dispute that had lain dormant for a decade.
The council voted unanimously Tuesday to toss out the 10-year-old boundary agreement with the Vermilion Parish Police Jury.
The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/19dxSOf ) the council's action has little immediate effect because the drawing of a boundary between parishes requires more than a decision by just one parish.
Lafayette Councilman Don Bertrand said he hopes to set up a meeting with Vermilion Parish officials and present them with research he believes shows definitively that the parish line should be shifted south, farther into Vermilion Parish.
Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com