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Kaplan High School Principal Dr. Janet Guerrini demonstrated the use of her ‘fob’ to enter the school.

Visitors are to press the button as demonstrated in the photo. Doing so will engage a camera and the front desk will let you know when you can enter.

Kaplan High School becomes pilot for new school security system

KAPLAN — Dr. Janet Guerrini, KHS Principal, has always kept her students’ safety at the top of her list of goals. This year, she took safety a step forward with a new security system for the school. Sound & Communication Systems, Inc has a solution for all schools to ensure the safety of everyone inside. Kaplan High School is the first school in the parish to use the system.

Despite what is built around the camper, the town of Delcambre wants residents who live in a camper to be able to haul off the camper twice a year to meet FEMA regulations.

Delcambre aldermen talk about having residents who live in campers, RV’s to move them twice a year due to FEMA

DELCAMBRE — If you are living in a camper in Delcambre, it has be moved twice a year if it is not elevated.
An ordinance for the town of Delcambre was introduced; as required by FEMA, states that any recreational vehicle (RV, camper) is required to be moved from its location for at least 24 hours.
According to www.laseagrant.org, recreational vehicles in A and V flood zones has to be moved every 180 days.

Jerome Puyau

Puyau answers questions about Landry’s lawsuit appeal

A Vermilion Parish resident had questions that they are hoping someone can answer when it comes to the school board appealing the Louisiana State Attorney Generall Jeff Landry’s lawsuit.
Last week, the three former school board members, along School Board member Chris Gautreaux, filed an appeal to the Third Court of Appeal. They do not agree with Landry’s decision to make what occurred at last year’s January, 2018 school board meeting null and void because the board allegedly violated the Open Meetings Law.

Abbeville City Council hears from public, discusses measure that could help fund raises for employees

It would cost an estimated $1.1 million to give across-the-board raises to all employees in the City of Abbeville.
While a proposed half-cent sales tax would generate around $1.4 million to help fund those raises, some think too much burden would be placed on local businesses to make it happen.

Vermilion Parish School board attorney to resign at end of month

The search is on for a new Vermilion Parish School Board attorney.
On Thursday, school board attorney Kathy Boudreaux turned in her letter of resignation to superintendent Jerome Puyau.
She told Puyau her private attorney business in Lafayette has increased, so she wants to concentrate on her business.
The timing of Boudreaux quitting could not have come at a worse time because the school board and superintendent are involved in litigations.

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