LAFAYETTE. — Lafayette, West Lafayette and Tippecanoe County have hired an engineering firm to help the region create an environmental plan.

“All three local units of government have joined in together to work on a climate change action plan for the community," Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski said Tuesday at the morning Board of Public Works meeting.

Moments later, the board approved spending $11,893 for three months of work by Greeley and Hansen Engineers, a Chicago-based firm.

Across the river, the West Lafayette board of works approved an identical contract Tuesday morning, as did the Tippecanoe County commissioners on Monday.

Margy Deverall, a Lafayette planner and project manager for the economic development department, said this is the first regional plan climate action plan in the state.
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