Parish officials say they are concerned about the state of the LA 1 bridge in Port Allen over the Intracoastal Canal, a bridge classified “structurally deficient” according to Transportation for America, and say they are pushing for a LA 1/LA 415 connector.
Brusly’s town council authorized Mayor Joey Normand to sign a contract with a sewer evaluation company for sewer line inspections after rainwater leakage was found in the town’s sewer lines.
During a packed-house council meeting, March 13, where several council members were accused of racism, the Port Allen city council adopted a resolution 3-2 to request that the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office and the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s office launch an investigation into Mayor Demetric “Deedy” Slaughter’s first few months in office.
In its 12th year of existence as a festival in Port Allen, the Lagniappe Dulcimer Fete, a festival celebrating the dulcimer, proved once again that is one of the premiere fests of its kind in the region.
Port Allen City Councilman and Chair of the Personnel and Finance Committee Garry Hubble is currently leading an effort to clarify the city’s department heads via a retroactive ordinance – an effort Mayor Demetric “Deedy” Slaughter said she opposes.