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Finance Committee meeting agenda (12/11)

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL December 11, 2018 6:00 PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE (1) Call to Order / Invocation and Pledge (2) Roll Call (3) Chair's Additions (4) Public … [Read More...]

Transportation Committee to consider Road Development Districts (12/10)

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE MEETING December 10, 2018 - 6:00 PM Courthouse East, 2nd Floor, 828 S. Irma Blvd. Gonzales, LA 70737 AGENDA (1) Call to Order / Roll Call of Members (2) Invocation / Pledge (3) … [Read More...]

Animal Shelter millage passes; so does Hotel Occupancy Tax in Gonzales

Parishwide Property Tax (Animal Shelter) -- 1 Mill - 10 Yrs. With 16% turnout the parishwide 1-mill property tax garnered 51% of the vote (6398) compared to 49% (6045 votes) in opposition.  … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Volunteer Ascension’s Christmas Movie Night (12/15)

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 15th!  It’s Volunteer Ascension’s Annual Christmas Movie Night!!  The festivities begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Gonzales … [Read More...]

Iron Chef Dessert Battle at four Ascension Parish Libraries

Do you have what it takes to become the first Ascension Parish Library Teen Iron Chef?  This is your time to shine and let your creative juices flow.  Teens in grades 6 and up will reinvent our secret … [Read More...]

Gonzales Middle students participate in Special Olympics Bowling Event

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, Ms. Carla Babin's Mighty Bulldogs at Gonzales Middle competed in the bowling event for the 2018 Special Olympics. Out of the six students, four brought home 1st place wins, … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Utilities Committee meeting agenda (12/11)

UTILITIES COMMITTEE MEETING December 11, 2018 6:30 PM COURTHOUSE ANNEX- COUNCIL MEETING ROOM AGENDA (1) Call to order/ Roll Call of Members (Chairman Randy Clouatre) (2) Invocation / Pledge of … [Read More...]

Gonzales City Council meeting agenda (12/10)

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN OF THE CITY OF GONZALES MONDAY DECEMBER 10, 2018  AT 5:30 P.M. AT CITY HALL AGENDA Call to Order. Invocation. Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call. … [Read More...]

Donaldsonville City Council meeting agenda (12/11)

A G E N D A DONALDSONVILLE COUNCIL TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2018 ​​6:00 P.M. 1. INVOCATION 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. PUBLIC COMMENTS 5. ADOPTION OF MINUTES (November 13, 2018) 6. … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

P’ville man gets 7 years after plea to Car Theft, Possession of Stolen Things and narcotics

On December 3, 2018, Curtis Cryer of 17911 Old Jefferson Hwy, Prairieville, LA., age 58, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance, Theft of a Motor Vehicle, and Illegal … [Read More...]

Donaldsonville man gets 18 years after pleas in Ascension/Assumption

On November 28, 2018, Larry Miles of Donaldsonville, LA., age 29, pled guilty to Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon in Assumption Parish in connection with a 2016 arrest. Assistant District Attorney … [Read More...]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of November 29-December 5

Below is Ascension Sheriff's arrest report for the week of November 29-December 5: November 29 arrests: Bryan Allen, Jr., 19, 13175 Rosetta St, Geismar was charged w/ (2 counts) Simple Burglary, (2 … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

North Ascension voters lead way to passage of Animal Shelter tax

The voting precincts corresponding to Ascension's northernmost Parish Council districts led the way in approval of Saturday's 1-mill property tax assessment to fund an Animal Shelter.  Districts 4, 5, 7, and 11 … [Read More...]

Chamber of Commerce supports Hotel Occupancy Tax

On behalf of our 2018 Board of Directors, I am writing to express the Ascension Chamber of Commerce’s support for the proposed 2% Hotel Occupancy Tax increase for the City of Gonzales. We recognize that the … [Read More...]

Ascension’s worst expenditures of 2018

Dubbed "a big stinky pile" by Parish Council Chairman Bill Dawson, your $306,200 taxpayer bailout of Ascension Wastewater Treatment has to be among the worst expenditures in a year replete with waste and … [Read More...]

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