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  • Canal Closure Notice

    The East Theriot Canal will be closed to boat traffic from the boat launch to the railroad crossing from 6:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 27th and Thursday, March 28th, 2019.

    03/25/2019 11:00 AM

  • Pointe-aux-Chenes Tribe Community Gains Modern Pump Station

    “It was time to upgrade the manual pump to something more efficient and effective. We installed a larger thirty-inch pump system that automatically kicks on, utilizing technology to manage safe water levels,” said President Cantrelle.

    03/14/2019 10:00 AM

  • Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day

    In an effort to help Keep Lafourche Parish Clean, Lafourche Parish Government will conduct a Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day for Lafourche Parish residents on Saturday, April 13th, 2019.

    03/13/2019 5:00 PM

  • Bridge Curfew Notice

    The Coast Guard has approved a curfew to marine traffic at the T-Bois Bridge from 8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. & 3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, March 12, 2019 - April 15, 2019. This temporary curfew is to allow vehicle traffic to pass during construction to the drawbridge across the Intracoastal.

    03/13/2019 11:00 AM

  • Executive Branch Information Update

    The contact information for Parish Administrator, Timothy Vedros, has been added to the Executive Branch page at www.lafourchegov.org.

    03/12/2019 1:45 PM

  • Lafourche Parish Government Board & Commission Vacancies

    The deadline for applications to the Lafourche Parish Government Board and Commission Vacancies will be Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.

    03/12/2019 10:00 AM

  • Larose Lift Bridge Repairs Completed Ahead of Schedule

    The Lafourche Department of Public Works announced March 6th, 2019 that repairs to the T-Bois Lift Bridge in Larose were completed ahead of schedule. The predicted timeframe for the repairs was three days, but were finished in less than two days.

    03/07/2019 5:15 PM

  • UPDATE: Bridge Repairs Completed

    The T-Bois Lift Bridge repairs have been completed. The bridge is back in full operation for marine and vehicular traffic.

    03/06/2019 5:00 PM

  • Garbage Collection Schedule

    There will be no regular household garbage collection on Mardi Gras Day, Tuesday, March 5th, 2019. Garbage collection will resume its normal schedule the following day, Wednesday, March 6th. Areas affected by the Mardi Gras holiday will have their next scheduled pick up on Friday, March 8th.

    02/28/2019 1:00 PM

  • Bridge Closure Notice: La 1 - West Larose Vertical Lift Bridge

    The West Larose Vertical Lift Bridge on LA 1 crossing the Intracoastal Canal Waterway in Larose, LA will be closed continuously to vehicular traffic from 7:00 a.m. Monday February 25, 2019 until 7:00 a.m. Monday April 15, 2019.

    02/21/2019 12:00 PM

  • 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

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