The Beauregard Parish School Board has a need for a new high school weight room.  It’ll have a dressing area and rest rooms accessible from outside and that all sounds great and everyone is ready to get with it.

Monday board member L.D. Spears recommended Moss Architects of Lake Charles do the design work, draw up the plans. And then the fight started.

Other members of the board were not comfortable with the idea of one of their own members making a recommendation for an architect.  Even though the board had not previously set a protocol for soliciting the work, the vote was 6-4 against the Lake Charles planners.

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So, the weight room will wait and it’s back to the drawing board on finding a designer, including setting a formal procedure for finding an architect.