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  • Audit Prompts Termination of Executive Director of Community Action

    Parish President James Cantrelle announced that the Executive Director for the Office of Community Action has been terminated for cause effective July 10th, 2018, due to findings from an audit initiated by complaints sent to the Executive Branch of Lafourche Parish Government.

    07/11/2018 11:00 AM

  • Lafourche Parish Water District No. 1 Press Release

    The Lafourche Parish Water District press release serves as a notice that Terrebonne Consolidated Waterworks has confirmed the presence of the Naegleria fowleri amoeba in Pointe-aux-Chenes, ACR #160 4260 Highway 665. They are conducting a 60-day free chlorine treatment to ensure amoeba elimination.

    06/11/2018 1:00 PM

  • The La 308 bridge in Raceland between US 90 and LA 182 is NOW OPEN ----NOW OPEN ----NOW OPEN!

    The La 308 bridge in Raceland between US 90 and LA 182 is NOW OPEN ----NOW OPEN ----NOW OPEN!

    06/05/2018 3:45 PM

  • Hurricane Season is Here: STAY CONNECTED

    The 2018 hurricane season begins tomorrow, June 1st, and Lafourche Parish Government encourages all residents to get prepared.

    05/31/2018 5:00 PM

  • Subtropical Storm Alberto

    The Lafourche Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is continuing to monitor Subtropical Storm Alberto. Residents can plan for effects of Alberto late Sunday through Tuesday morning (near tropical storm force (39 mph) winds and possible heavy rainfall at times).

    05/26/2018 9:00 AM

  • Subtropical Storm Alberto

    Subtropical Storm Alberto has formed in the extreme northwestern Caribbean Sea. Please stay tuned for further updates. In addition, a flash flood watch is now in effect for a large part of our forecast area including New Orleans, Baton Rouge and coastal Mississippi.

    05/25/2018 11:30 AM

  • Public Notice

    05/24/2018 4:30 PM

  • Tropical Update

    The National Hurricane Center is continuing to monitor Invest 90L, an area of disturbed weather, for possible tropical development in the central Gulf in the coming days.

    05/24/2018 11:50 AM

  • Restore Act Multiyear Implementation Plan Amendment

    Lafourche Parish Government’s RESTORE Act Multiyear Implementation Plan Amendment draft is now available for public comment beginning May 22, 2018. The announcement follows a presentation on the draft multiyear plan amendment to the Lafourche Parish Council.

    05/22/2018 9:30 AM

  • Permits Department Public Meeting Notice

    The Lafourche Parish Government Permits Department will host a public meeting at the Mathews Government Complex, Training Room, on Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    05/21/2018 1:30 PM

  • President Cantrelle Invests More in Roads and Recreation

    President Jimmy Cantrelle invests more in roads and recreation in North, Central and South Lafourche as promised.

    05/14/2018 4:00 PM

  • New Coastal Pump Station Commissioned in Lockport

    “Today we commissioned the new Coastal Pump Station, located at the end of North Barrios Street in Lockport, which replaced infrastructure that was more than seventy years old,” said President Jimmy Cantrelle.

    05/10/2018 3:00 PM

  • Bridge Closure Notice

    The Galliano Bridge will be closed Tuesday, May 8, 2018 from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for repair.

    05/08/2018 8:30 AM

  • Traffic Notice

    Traffic on LA 1 and LA 308, approx. 2.3 miles below the intersection of LA 1/LA 648 (Percy Brown Road) and the intersection of LA 308/LA 648 (Percy Brown Road) just south of Thibodaux, will be under one lane operation for maintenance work.

    05/07/2018 10:00 AM

  • Bridge Closure Notice

    The Galliano Bridge will be closed today, Monday, May 7, 2018 from approximately 9:00 am to 12:00 pm for repair.

    05/07/2018 9:10 AM

  • Town Hall Meeting Notice

    A Town Hall Meeting will be hosted on Monday, May 7th, 2018 from 6-7:30 p.m. at St. John Fire Station, 2429 Parish Rd. in Thibodaux.

    05/04/2018 10:30 AM

  • Bridge Closure Notice

    The T-Bois Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic on Monday, May 7th, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. for maintenance.

    05/03/2018 4:30 PM

  • Lafourche Parish Animal Shelter

    Lafourche Parish Animal Shelter Announces May Adoption Special: Cats $10, Dogs $50 (spay/neuter, vaccinations and microchip included)

    05/03/2018 11:00 AM

  • Lockport Boat Launch Partial Closure Notice

    A portion of the Lockport Boat Launch will be closed on Monday, April 30th and Tuesday, May 1st, 2018.

    04/25/2018 3:00 PM

  • Public Hearing for the DRAFT Lafourche Parish Transportation Plan Scheduled

    A public hearing for the DRAFT Lafourche Parish Transportation Plan is scheduled. The public is invited to attend the presentation and will have an opportunity to comment.

    04/23/2018 5:00 PM

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