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  • 2019 Business Renewal Fee Deadline Approaches

    March 1st, 2019 is the business renewal fee deadline. This reminder serves as a notice that all 2019 business renewal fees must be paid to Lafourche Parish Government in person or post marked before February 28th, 2019, in order to avoid penalty charges.

    02/19/2019 3:30 PM

  • Lafourche Parish Government Board & Commission Vacancies

    The deadline for applications to the Lafourche Parish Government Board and Commission Vacancies will be Thursday, February 21st, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.

    02/12/2019 2:00 PM

  • In-House Drainage Projects Save Taxpayers Millions

    Under the direction of Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle, the Department of Public Works has focused on in-house drainage upgrades, which deliver widespread flooding relief at a fraction of the cost throughout Lafourche Parish.

    02/06/2019 5:00 PM

  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program Offered

    The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers FREE tax help to people who generally make $55,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers. To schedule an appointment at the Thibodaux, Mathews or Galliano location, please contact Cheryl at 985-696-3600.

    01/31/2019 2:00 PM

  • The Office of Community Action Commodity Distribution Dates

    The 2019 Office of Community Action commodity distribution dates have been released for the Galliano, Raceland and Thibodaux locations. Contact information and details are listed.

    01/29/2019 10:00 AM

  • Bridge Closure Notice

    The Cote Blanche Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 from approximately 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM for maintenance.

    01/27/2019 5:00 PM

  • Boat Launch Closure Notice

    The Larose Boat Launch (106 Mercer Rd, Hwy. 657 “Old Delta Farm Road”) will be CLOSED to the public on Monday January 28, 2019 for maintenance. Please have all vehicles and/or trailers moved by 6:30 pm on Sunday evening, January 27, 2019. Gates will be closed and locked.

    01/25/2019 5:00 PM

  • Cyprien Pump Station Improvements Prioritized by Administration

    Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle submitted a solution to initiate the $2.2 million dollar Cyprien Pump Station Improvements Project before Council at the January 22nd, 2019 Council meeting.

    01/23/2019 5:00 PM

  • Job Opening

    LAFOURCHE PARISH HEAD START is seeking a Head Start Director. Office location is at the Mathews Government Complex. Deadline for applications is January 29th, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.

    01/15/2019 12:00 PM

  • Office of Community Action: Guidelines for Assistance

    The Office of Community Action has released the 2019 Guidelines for Assistance. Clients that may need assistance with housing (energy bill, rent, mortgage etc.), medication and/or school (tuition, uniforms) should review the guidelines for details prior to submitting an application for review.

    01/15/2019 11:30 AM

  • Office of Community Action: Hours of Operation

    The Office of Community Action has updated their hours of operation at www.lafourchegov.org. Clients can visit parish office locations Monday through Thursday from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

    01/14/2019 11:30 AM

  • Update: Boil Water Advisory Lifted

    Boil Water Advisory Lifted: Raceland to Port Fourchon

    01/07/2019 2:30 PM

  • Boil Water Advisory

    Boil Water Advisory: Raceland to Port Fourchon

    01/05/2019 10:15 PM

  • Lafourche Parish Government Board & Commission Vacancies

    The deadline for applications to the Lafourche Parish Government Board and Commission Vacancies will be Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.

    01/03/2019 4:45 PM

  • US 90 Exit Ramp Closure

    The exit ramp to LA 1 from US 90 Westbound on the LA 1 / LA 308 Overpass over Bayou Lafourche will be closed to traffic for 8 hours tomorrow, Friday January 4th, beginning at 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM for DOTD bridge maintenance work.

    01/03/2019 3:00 PM

  • Lafourche Parish Garbage Collection Schdule for Christmas Day and New Year's Day

    Lafourche Parish Government wants to remind residents that there will be no regular household garbage collection on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

    12/20/2018 4:00 PM

  • Galliano Pontoon Bridge Closure Notice

    The Galliano Pontoon Bridge will be closed today, December 12th, 2018 through approximately 2:00 p.m. for necessary cable repairs. The bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic only.

    12/12/2018 11:25 AM

  • 2019 Budget Amendment Vetoes

    The Parish President has submitted the 2019 Budget Amendment Vetoes for Council review.

    12/07/2018 2:30 PM

  • Lafourche Parish Government Board & Commission Vacancies

    The deadline for applications to the Lafourche Parish Government Board and Commission Vacancies will be Monday, December 17th, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.

    12/06/2018 2:00 PM

  • 2018 Lockport Christmas Parade & Festivities

    2018 Lockport Christmas Parade & Festivities

    11/29/2018 10:00 AM

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