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WL VOTES DOWN EARLIER NOISE ORDINANCE CHANGE NEAR PURDUE SHOT DOWN
Is 11 p.m. too late to give near-campus neighborhoods the benefit of the doubt when calling West Lafayette police to report a noisy party? Maybe the better question: Is 9 p.m. too early?
Tuesday night, the West Lafayette City Council wasn’t persuaded to move the city’s noise ordinance from 11 p.m.-7 p.m. to 9 p.m.-7 a.m. The general consensus in a 7-2 vote was that 9 p.m. was still light for much of the year and that the council wasn’t ready to give particularly persnickety neighbors reasons to call police at times that didn’t deserve it.
Peter Bunder, city council president, said the time-change proposal bubbled up from New Chauncey Neighborhood residents who’d had enough.