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Answers to Questions on Expanded FEMA Programs for Individuals Affected by Hurricane Delta

12.01.2021
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FEMA has issued important responses to questions on Expanded FEMA Programs for individuals in Louisiana impacted by Hurricane Delta.

Please access this information here […]

City of Broussard approves funds for phase 1 of downtown redevelopment

16.11.2020
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By: KATC News

Posted at 10:46 AM, Nov 13, 2020 and last updated 10:46 AM, Nov 13, 2020

The City of Broussard has approved funds for the first phase of their downtown redevelopment project.

At the November 10, 2020, meeting, the Broussard City Council adopted an ordinance to amend the 2020-21 operating budget to allow up to $2.4 million to be spent for the Main Street – Phase 1 – South Bernard Road to Clara Street Project

The plan for the first phase, is the result of a public charette held last year. Those open development meetings were […]

Meet Ember, the Latest Recruit for Broussard Fire Department

4.11.2020
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Ember has proven to be such a great asset for the Broussard Fire Department and the entire city, providing community outreach and a calming demeanor on emergency calls.

Click here to read more […]

Broussard City Voter Polling Locations

2.11.2020
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Please see the Broussard City Voter Polling Locations as provided by the Lafayette Parish Registrar of Voters office. If you are unsure of your precinct or where you should vote in the November 3 election, please visit the Secretary of State’s website: geauxvote.com.

THE FOLLOWING ARE PRECINCTS THAT HAVE BROUSSARD CITY VOTERS

Precinct: 092 ALLEN COMEAUX REC CTR CYPRESS ROOM 411 BLUEBIRD DR

Precinct: 095 COMEAUX HIGH SCHOOL 100 W BLUEBIRD DR

Precinct: 096 ALLEN COMEAUX REC CTR GYM 411 BLUEBIRD DR

Precinct: 098 BROUSSARD COMMUNITY CENTER 108 BROADVIEW DR

Precinct: 099 BROUSSARD COMMUNITY CENTER 108 […]

LAFAYETTE MAYOR-PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES CURFEW IN RESPONSE TO HURRICANE DELTA LANDFALL

8.10.2020
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After consulting with the Mayors, Chiefs of Police, and Chiefs of Fire in Lafayette Parish, Mayor-President Josh Guillory will implement a parish-wide curfew beginning at 12:00 p.m. Friday, October 9, 2020 until 6:00 a.m. Saturday, October 10, 2020. Only emergency and essential personnel are allowed to travel during the curfew. The curfew may be extended if the situation warrants.

 

For more information please contact LCG Chief Communications Officer Jamie Angelle, (337) 356-9819 or jangelle@lafayettela.gov […]

Municipal Projects News

2.10.2020
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City of Broussard update on significant municipal projects and happenings over the past 30 days. Please feel free to share this information, and don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions about these or other projects.
• New early voting site at East Regional Library will be available Friday, October 16 – Tuesday, October 27 (excluding Sundays) from 8am-7pm. Thank you to City of Broussard Council Members, Mayor Ken Ritter and Youngsville Council Members, and Lafayette Parish Council Members for the support in making this much needed site available

• The City acquired Arceneaux Park as part of the […]

Subdivision in Louisiana issues challenge to surrounding neighborhoods to help Hurricane Laura victims

29.09.2020
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video credit: Gerald Gruenig

The Bon Jardin subdivision in Broussard not only prepared and delivered meals for 250 people in the Lake Charles area but they also have issued a challenge to subdivisions around Acadiana to follow suit and help our neighbors. #BroussardGivesBack

Read more at BRProud.com

Macro Companies Inc. set to distribute free gasoline in Cameron on Monday

29.09.2020
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photo credit: KPLC

This Monday, Macro Companies, Inc., whose corporate office is in Broussard, distributed gasoline and diesel fuel to residents for free at the Creole Fire Station. They immediately deployed hundreds of personnel and fuel trucks to the region when Laura struck and are committed to helping those in Cameron Parish in their recovery. #BroussardGivesBack

Read more at KPLCTV.com

The Old Spanish Trail Auto Highway in 1929

21.09.2020
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Travelogs provided guides for travelers driving the Old Spanish Trail (OST) auto highway, which connected St. Augustine to San Diego. Broussard was listed on the map, and the March 1929 travelog gives the following description:

The three largest sugar mills in Louisiana are on the Old Spanish Trail: Raceland, Franklin and Broussard. The bagasse, the stalk after the cane juice has been pressed out, was formerly used as fuel, now is made into Celotex for insulating material. Visitors are welcomed.

Read more here: The Old Spanish Trail Auto Highway in 1929

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New Parkside RV Park

17.09.2020
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The new Parkside RV Park will be located adjacent to Broussard Sports Complex at St. Julien Park, which will be a great solution for families attending sporting events from out of town. The RV Park will have 53 full-service sites and could be available by the end of the year. Learn more and sign up for updates here.

Read the complete article on The Advocate.

Photo by Leslie Westbrook

Important Storm News

26.08.2020
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Preparations for an active week of storm possibilities began over the weekend, and our crews and staff have been working diligently to prepare for possible impact from Hurricane Laura.

Public Works field personnel were transferred to the drainage team and have been continually clearing coulees and ditches in order to prepare our drainage outfalls for potential heavy rains
On 4pm Sunday, the City went into an emergency-prep state. The Broussard Police Department, City administration, and Broussard Fire Department have been working closely together to coordinate a readiness plan for our city
There are three sandbag locations for the public […]

Waste Management Services Suspended 8/27 & 8/28

25.08.2020
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Attention Broussard Residents: Waste Management will be suspending services on Thursday and Friday of this week. For those customers who would normally be serviced on these days, Waste Management will resume their services on Monday and Tuesday of next week. Recycling pickup will run as normal tomorrow […]