Broussard Businesses Archives - City of Broussard

Regional Leadership Initiative Launched

17.10.2019
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We are very proud of our Broussard Chamber of Commerce and support their bold vision for our region. If you are looking to make a positive impact on our local economy, apply for this initiative today at http://bit.ly/2MSdGvE […]

CenterPoint Energy presented a check to the Broussard Fire Dept. as part of their Community Partnership Grant.

13.08.2019
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CenterPoint Energy presented a check to the Broussard Fire Dept. as part of their Community Partnership Grant. This money will be used to replace outdated multi-gas meters, which detect oxygen levels as well as harmful gases […]

Investing in Broussard’s infrastructure is a vital part of ensuring a healthy economy for our future.

The $4.4M Capital Outlay coupled with the City’s $2.9M for the second phase will develop S. Bernard Rd. from Fairfield Ave. to Hwy. 90. Investing in Broussard’s infrastructure is a vital part of ensuring a healthy economy for our future […]

A Ton of High Fives: Local Boy In Broussard Serves Up A Friendly Breakfast

18.07.2019
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We love to see our local businesses in the spotlight. Check out this story on Ton’s Drive In.
At Ton’s Drive-In in Broussard, partons get an extra side with their breakfast. Lennon Wellborn and his father, Adam Wellborn go to the local eatery every weekday for a biscuit and some father-son bonding time. But, Lennon can’t help but pass out high fives with morning coffee.

See full article at KADN […]

Gov. Edwards Visits Lafayette to Highlight 2019 Legislative Initiatives

8.07.2019
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Broussard barber and veteran Nick Duplechine at All American Barbering was recently visited by Governor John Bel Edwards. You can find out more about this local veteran-owned business at www.allamericanbarbering.com.

Read the full article on KATC […]

Cox takes gigabit service to Broussard, plans increase service in Acadiana

2.07.2019
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We are pleased that Cox, LUS Fiber, and AT&T are continuing to invest in Broussard, helping our businesses and residents connect faster.

See full article on The Advertiser […]

11,000-square-foot shopping center to open later this year in Broussard

1.07.2019
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A rendering of the soon to be completed C’est Jolie Centre located at 481 Albertsons Parkway in Broussard.
Photo provided by Eddie Raggette

With no city property tax and business-friendly permit process, we make it easy to build in Broussard. We’re pleased to see this new development in our great city.

Read full article on The Advocate […]

Envision downtown Broussard: outdoor music venue, pocket parks and beyond

Original article by Megan Wyatt on TheAdvocate.com
Imagine downtown Broussard as a family-friendly destination with an outdoor music venue, pocket parks and shaded sidewalks for leisurely strolls to restaurants, shops and coffee houses.

This is the community vision for Broussard’s Main Street that took shape during a public meeting Monday evening at The Ballroom of Broussard.

“So what would you like to see happen as a result of this experience?” asked Brent D. Henley of The Pyramid Group. “It is a loaded question.”

Read the article at: https://www.theadvocate.com/acadiana/news/article_83ae89ae-8633-11e9-ac36 […]

City of Broussard opens design sessions for Main Street, downtown development

4.06.2019
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The City of Broussard is holding an open design session for the master plan for Broussard’s Main Street and historic downtown.

Monday, city officials and the Lafayette Economic Development Authority held a charrette to work on development for the project. The process will continue from June 3 through June 6, 2019, with a final presentation on the 6th.

A charrette is an intensive, interdisciplinary, and publicly inclusive design session that works onsite with public officials, consultants, stakeholders, landowners, and the public to produce a vision for development.

Monday’s meeting and all future meeting are being held at the […]

Broussard Hosts Charrette To Get Public Input On Master Plan

4.06.2019
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While improving roads and drainage remain top priorities for Broussard, the city is also looking to invest in Downtown and Main St. as part of its master plan.

Broussard officials put on a charrette to get residents and business owners involved.

“It’s a great thing they are bringing to the public and letting our opinion have a little say-so in it.” said Tonny Touchet who has lived in Broussard for ten years.

He wants to see the city grow, but he hopes officials are mindful of who’s already here.

“My main concern is the older people that […]

Here’s how you can help design the new downtown Broussard

4.06.2019
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You can help design the future of Broussard’s historic downtown during a public meeting Monday evening.
The event, which happens at 5:30 p.m. Monday at The Ballroom of Broussard, will introduce the Envision Broussard project and allow the public to share ideas and concerns with project leaders.
 
Read full article on The Advocate.

Mayor Ray Bourque is pictured Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Broussard City Hall in Broussard, La.
Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK

From ‘Foogle’ to Waitr: Chris Meaux

28.05.2019
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Photo by: Brad Bowie
Chris Meaux speaks much more confidently about his techie restaurant delivery company these days than he did four years ago when announcing Waitr’s launch in Acadiana.
There’s a good reason for that. Meaux only had success in a single market, Lake Charles, before launching Waitr in Lafayette. He had no way of knowing that hundreds of thousands of dollars of investment early on would one day be worth billions when the company went public on Nov. 16, 2018.
“That was the day I could stand in front of a group and say, ‘OK, I […]