In an emotional announcemnt during Wednesday night’s Iberia Parish council meeting, parish councilman Curtis “Joe” Baudoin announced that he would be resigning from the council, effective August 15th.
Baudoin is the longest serving councilman in Iberia Parish. He served 34-and-a-half years and cites his personal health concerns as the primary reason for his abruptannouncement.
Baudoin has served under six different parish presidents since his first election win in 1979. Prior to that,he served on the parish police jury.