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Broussard Fire Department’s rating, response times improving; here’s why

14.02.2020
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Mayor Ray Bourque and Broussard City Council Members are committed to providing necessary services to keep our rapidly growing population safe and secure. By committing funds to the Broussard Fire Department and contracting exclusively with Acadian Ambulance, we have improved response times to emergencies when every second counts.

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Broussard’s emergency response times expected to improve by 2 minutes; here’s why

16.12.2019
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Medical emergency outcomes could improve in Broussard because of a new contract between the city and Acadian Ambulance.

The Broussard City Council unanimously agreed last week for the city to enter into an agreement with Acadian for emergency and non-emergency services in the hopes of improving emergency response times for residents.

“It could mean that we save some additional lives,” said Broussard Mayor Ray Bourque. “We get what we want, which is faster response times, and it gives them a guarantee to further invest equipment and manpower in our city.”

Acadian Ambulance’s average emergency response time is just […]

Leonardo Helicopters Celebrates Opening of Gulf of Mexico Support Center

4.02.2019
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Broussard, LA— Today, officials from Leonardo Helicopters celebrated the grand opening of the company’s Gulf of Mexico Support Center in Broussard, LA. Leonardo Helicopters is a global leader in the production of military and commercial rotorcraft with more than 100 years of operating in the aerospace industry.
“Leonardo Helicopters is opening in Broussard, Louisiana to bring regional support to our Americas-based customers,” said Mike Hotze, Leonardo Helicopters Vice President of Customer Support and Training. “By localizing customer support in the Gulf of Mexico region, we will deliver the highest level of quality and service.”
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Broussard Middle School Achieves Lighthouse Status

29.03.2018
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Congratulations Broussard Middle School!
Broussard Middle School has been involved in The Leader in Me process since the 2014-2015 school year. As of Tuesday, March 6th, they have achieved Lighthouse Status. Lighthouse Status is a worldwide honor within the Leader in Me/Franklin Covey Network. This also means that an outside agency has found Broussard Middle School to be outstanding in the areas of: Leadership, Potential, Change, Motivation, and Education. The award also certifies that they are an example Leader in Me school. This is the highest honor that the Franklin Covey organization bestows on a school.

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Broussard City Council Tours Southside High School

26.09.2017
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National Night Out

26.09.2017
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Hosted by the Broussard Police Department, this is our 27th National Night Out event. Come join us and enjoy food and drinks, fun-jumps, airbrush tattoos, face-painting, and much more. Meet local police officers and McGruff the Crime Dog as well as Safety Pup. There will be a bicycle give-away for one lucky boy or girl. Note the location is at St. Julien Park on the soccer side […]

Broussard Breaks Ground on St.Julien Park

15.10.2014
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OCTOBER 14, 2014 — Mayor Charlie Langlinais, members of the Broussard City Council and other city officials gathered today to officially break ground on the 27 million dollar St.Julien Park in Broussard.

The park is expected to be one of the premier recreation and athletic facilities in Louisiana once completed.

Local officials say they are excited for the potential of what the new facility can bring to the city of Broussard.

“We are really excited about it for the citizens of Broussard. Plus for the opportunity for the other events that may go on. It’s kind of […]

Groundbreaking Held for St. Julien Park

15.10.2014
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Mayor Charlie Langlinais, members of the Broussard City Council and other city officials gathered today to officially break ground on the $27 million dollar St. Julien Park. The park is expected to be one of the premier recreation and athletic facilities in Louisiana, once it is completed.

“Today marks the official beginning of a dream for myself, City Council and the citizens of Broussard, who voted to build this park. It will provide decades of enjoyment for thousands of people and be good for businesses, who will be supported by the large number of visitors to the park,” said Langlinais […]

Youngsville and Broussard Mayors Join Forces to Plan for Increase of Students in Their Areas

7.10.2014
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Lafayette’s ever expanding community plays a large part in the huge economic success the city has had through what have been rough times in the rest of the country.

But with an expanding community comes overcrowding in schools, and two of the fastest growing cities Youngsville and Broussard, are trying to tackle the problem of overcrowding through a joint effort of Youngsville Mayor-Elect Ken Ritter and Broussard Mayor Charles Langlinais.

Both mayor’s have asked for Superintendent Pat Cooper’s assistance in pointing both towns in the right direction of expanding the schools along with their population.

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Green T. Lindon Elementary expansion

7.10.2014
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School and city leaders held a press conference this morning at Green T. Lindon Elementary in Youngsville to talk about school expansion in the South Lafayette area.

LPSS superintendent Doctor Pat Cooper, school board members Mark Cockerham and Kermit Bouillion, Broussard Mayor Charlie Langlinais, and Youngsville Mayor-elect Ken Ritter were among those in attendance […]

Officials tour Green T. Lindon, discuss new schools in Youngsville

7.10.2014
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Superintendent Pat Cooper, School Board Member Mark Cockerham, School Board Member Kermit Bouillon, Broussard Mayor Charlie Langlinais and Youngsville Mayor-elect Ken Ritter joined together this morning for a press conference to address school construction issues in South Lafayette.

Officials toured Green T. Lindon Elementary School and discussed how they can work together to bring much-needed infrastructure and new schools to the Youngsville and Broussard areas.
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Officials look for ways to build new schools

7.10.2014
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Community leaders and school system officials are placing renewed emphasis on building more schools in southern Lafayette Parish.

That area of the parish, especially the cities of Broussard and Youngsville, has experienced a major population growth in recent years. The seven schools that serve the area have a total enrollment of 6,533 students, or about 21 percent of the school district’s student population. New additions are under construction at Youngsville Middle and Green T. Lindon Elementary, but officials said more needs to be done for the schools to keep up with the population.

“In two weeks, at our […]