Diez out as Director of LABI political action committees

BATON ROUGE, LA (January 8, 2019) – The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) is pleased to announce its most recent addition to the political arm of the organization, John “Bo” Staples, who will assume the role of Director of Political Action Committees (PACs). His campaign ground game expertise will prove to be invaluable […]

Daniel estimates $25-30 million to replace PUA pipes; federal grant could fund the worst of it

It would cost $25-30 million to replace all the pipes delivering water to Parish Utilities of Ascension customers on the parish’s west bank according to Infrastructure Director William Daniel.  His sights are set a bit lower.  Daniel informed the Parish Council Utilities Committee that a federal grant might be available, $10-11 million, half of which […]

Urban Systems buried traffic analysis on Transportation agenda (two years late); another $250,000 for HNTB

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE MEETING April 9, 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) Public Comment Period (4) Committee Chairman’s Report (5) Acceptance of minutes of February 28, 2018 meeting as written. (6) Roads […]

Ascension Parish completes purchase of Peoples Water

GONZALES –Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa signed the final documents in the acquisition of Peoples Water Service Company of Donaldsonville by Ascension Parish. The negotiations to purchase Peoples Water began over two years ago. President Matassa announced the purchase of Peoples Water as one of his Top 10 Projects for 2016 in March. “This is […]