Baton Rouge mosquito abatement director forced to resign
BATON ROUGE - The metro council voted Wednesday evening to oust the director of the Mosquito Abatement and Rodent Control department.
Todd Walker had originally requested a public hearing about his future at the agency, but ultimately chose to meet privately with council members and city-parish attorneys.
The metro council voted for his resignation to take effect in mid June. Council members would not say Wednesday evening why they wanted Walker removed.
Members of Walker's board spoke in his support at the meeting. They say his expertise will be hard to replace as they work to fight off viral diseases carried by mosquitos throughout the parish.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Deputies investigating string of car break-ins at Luxury Baton Rouge apartment complex
Mass vaccine site opens again Tuesday, April 20
Baton Rouge rapper to appear in court today
LSU announces that students will not be required to get COVID-19 vaccines
Coast Guard suspends search for Seacor Power crew, volunteer diver weighs in...
Legendary Parkview coach Kenny Guillot passes away at 76
Southern Wins Third Straight Bayou Classic
White squad edges Purple in LSU Spring game
'We have a plan': Coach O quiet on how Title IX scandal...
Southeastern regains sole possession of first place in Southland standings with win...