Jefferson Council Calls Meeting on Housing Board

Feb 4, 2013

The Jefferson Parish Council will decide the fate of five commissioners who oversee the parish's embattled housing authority in March.

The Advocate reports Council Chairman Chris Roberts announced a special meeting March 1. Parish President John Young has asked the council to replace the housing authority board.

The council will determine the fates of commissioners Hunley Dufour, Patrick Pierson, William Boada, Mary Snowden and Simone Scanio. Commissioner Terrell Harris also was removed from the board but declined to appeal the decision.

Young cited neglect of duty when he removed them as commissioners.