News - City of Broussard

Mayor Ray Bourque joins CBS News on Hurricane Barry in Broussard

16.07.2019
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The National Weather Service has issued flash flood warnings across the state of Louisiana as Barry continues to move inland. Broussard, Louisiana Mayor Ray Bourque joined CBSN on the phone to discuss the big issues facing his town.
See full article on CBS News […]

Free Sandbags Available

10.07.2019
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Broussard Residents – Sand and sandbags are available at the following locations:

Behind Broussard City Hall – 310 E. Main St.
Deer Meadow Subdivision – corner of Deer Meadow Blvd. and Myette Point St.
Broadview Dr. – by the Broussard Community Center.

These sandbag stations are self-bagging and are open until the threat of a heavy rain has passed. While the sand and sandbags are a free service, residents will need to supply their own shovel […]

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 […]

Times of Acadiana Best of 2019 – Broussard Businesses Winners and Finalists

27.06.2019
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Congratulations to these businesses based or located in Broussard that were named Times of Acadiana Best of 2019 as well as to the finalists (Top 3):
Winners:
Best Cajun Restaurant, Best Seafood Platter – Fezzo’s Seafood, Steakhouse & Oyster Bar | https://www.fezzos.com/Broussard
Best Coffeehouse – CC’s Coffee House (Two Locations in Broussard) | www.ccscoffee.com
Best Fried Chicken – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers | https://www.facebook.com/RaisingCanesBroussardLA/
Best Smoothie – Planet Nutrition | https://www.facebook.com/planetnutritionbroussard/
Best Nursing Home/Assisted Living Center – Camelot of Broussard | https://www.camelotseniorliving.com/communities/camelot-of-broussard-assisted-living
Best […]

Flowers Bakery Outlet, parent company of Evangeline Maid bread and other products, opens outlet store, distribution center in Broussard

27.06.2019
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The new Flowers Bakery Outlet located at 490 Albertsons Parkway in Broussard. Photo by The Advocate.
Georgia-based Flowers Foods, parent company of the Louisiana-branded Evangeline Maid bread and other products, held a ribbon-cutting celebration for its new bakery outlet and distribution center in Broussard Wednesday morning.

The 12,500-square-feet outlet shop and distribution center at 490 Albertsons Parkway offers other baked goods, including Nature’s Own, Sunbeam and Wonder bread and Tastykake and Moon Pie snacks, at reduced prices.

“We’re very excited to have Flowers Bakery Outlet and Distribution Center here in Broussard,” Broussard […]

Catch Fireworks for 4th of July Celebrations

26.06.2019
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Most festivities taking place for Independence Day offer food, fun, music, and more for the entire family. (Photo: Scott Clause)

Kick-start your celebration at the Broussard Independence Festival taking place on June 29.
The Independence Day celebration is being held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Broussard Sports Complex at St. Julien Park, located at 701 St Nazaire Road, Broussard.
The festival is free to attend and will feature fun jumps, the park’s splash pad, a strolling magician and face painting. All kids activities will be in the “Blue Pod” and live music from Seven Jet will be held at the “Red Pod” beginning at 6 p.m.
There will be a concession stand selling food […]

$24 million in capital outlay projects in state budget for Lafayette Parish

25.06.2019
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Photo by Leslie Westbrook
 

This $4.4M investment from the state (Hwy. 182 to Hwy 90), coupled with the City’s $2.9M on the second phase of the S. Bernard extension, will make for a seamless 4-lane road all the way from Fairfield Ave. to Hwy. 90, alleviating traffic congestion on S. Morgan and Main St. and stimulating economic development along that corridor.

 

Read the full article at: https://www.theadvocate.com/acadiana/news/business/article_f86ce312-96a5-11e9-9449-2b0dc95d92ab.html

Work Begins on S. Bernard Rd. Extension in Broussard

20.06.2019
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Phase II of Broussard’s South Bernard Road expansion.

Broussard, LA, June 17, 2019 –
In January, the Broussard City Council voted to amend the 2018-19 operating budget by adding an additional $2.9 million for the second phase of the South Bernard Road expansion, and now work has begun on the new four-lane. Also funded was the water-line engineering for the entire length of the road.

The first phase, which was completed in 2017, included a new bridge and a roundabout at Fairfield Drive and South Bernard Road, and it connected Fairfield to Albertson Parkway […]

Join us for the 2019 Broussard Independence Day Festival!

12.06.2019
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SAVE THE DATE! On Saturday, June 29th, the City of Broussard, Louisiana and the Broussard Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 2019 Broussard Independence Festival at the Broussard Sports Complex at St. Julien Park. Join us to celebrate our country’s birthday, enjoy live music by Jet Seven, family-friendly activities, and of course fireworks!

Concessions by Bon Temps Grill will be provided, so please leave your ice chests at home.

This event is FREE and open to the public
 

Full article at: https://kadn.com/broussard-independence-day-festi/

 

Come on out to St. Julien […]

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 […]