INVESTIGATORS WITH THE ST. MARTIN PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARE ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING CONTRACTOR
Only two of the five City Council seats here are up for grabs Nov. 4 – the others were reelected unopposed – but one of these contests is already starting to throw sparks.
OPEN FOR BUSINESS — St. Martin Schools Supt. Dr. Lottie Beebe and school board president Russel Foti (partially hidden) use a pair of giant scissors to cut the ceremonial ribbon marking the official opening of the system’s new Administrative Office in Breaux Bridge on Aug. 20. The 17,847 square foot facility, designed by Architectural & Engineering Consultants Inc., will house all of the board’s central office operations. M.D. Descant Inc. of Bunkie was general contractor for the $3.16 million project located on a 6.5-acre site on Corporate Blvd. purchased from Pellerin Insurance at a cost of $440,000.(Henri C. Bienvenu)
The preliminary school board budgets for the fiscal year 2014-15 unveiled during last week’s meeting of the school board’s finance committee showed anticipated deficits in three major funds.
The final budgets must be adopted and submitted to state officials by the end of September.