More federal money is coming to Louisiana.
Parish Councilman Garry 'Frog' Talbert discusses the council's thoughts an ideas on how to make sure all road overlay proposed for a particular fiscal year are done in that calendar year.
Potential funds will be available for a vast array of mitigation projects, for those who choose to apply.
DENHAM SPRINGS - City building inspector Rick Foster would really prefer if homeowners just handled their business.
Parish Councilman Maurice 'Scooter' Keen explains why the council approved the new subdivision, which has become a hot button topic, at the corner of Dunn Road and Lockhart Road. The subdivision also proposes 6 acres of dry detention which would help with drainage in the whole area.
LIVINGSTON - The parish council is diving deep on the road program. Namely - how to get all the infrastructure slated for overlay in a specific fiscal year, done in that calendar year.
The Livingston Parish Council tabled the syringe exchange program Thursday night without a future date, effectively killing the proposal. Councilman Jeff Ard (District 2) said that there were concerns over the lack of data provided to the council for the program, as well as the lack of commu…
Parish Councilman Garry 'Frog' Talbert discusses the council's move to ditch the initial ordinance for grinder pumps - which would have placed responsibility on the real estate agent, builder, or developer - in pursuit of other options.
LIVINGSTON - Questions arose during the introduction of the parish's proposed budget during the council's second meeting of November.
After an introduction by the Department of Health and Hospitals in October, Parish Council Chairman Shane Mack (District 9) took the plunge.
In 2016, an unnamed storm dropped over, in some areas, three feet of rain on the Amite and Comite River basins.
It would appear that the statement continually uttered by Congressman Garret Graves, that 'disaster recovery is six times more expensive than disaster prevention,' has hit the right ears.
LIVINGSTON - It's been known since saltwater intrusion into Lake Pontchartrain and Muarepas was first discussed.
DENHAM SPRINGS - New development, especially those which propose to maximize profit by placing as many homes as possible into a specific acreage, has become a hot topic in Livingston Parish.
DENHAM SPRINGS - Condemning property has been a long and arduous process for the city's building inspector and attorney.
Parish Councilman Chairman Shane Mack discusses the introduction of an ordinance that would allow a private company to run a syringe exchange program in Livingston Parish, looking to curb the number of cases of HIV as well as try to talk patients out of drug use.
LIVINGSTON - After contemplating the idea of changing the parish's 50th ordinance chapter, which deals with miscellaneous offenses, the council is taking the plunge.
Livingston Parish Councilman Tracy Girlinghouse (District 7) discusses the $177,000 introduced as part of the 2020 budget to update the drainage portion of the master plan, as well as the zoning portion.
LIVINGSTON -- Despite some heated discussion, the Livingston Parish School Board accepted a recommendation from Superintendent Joe Murphy and voted 8-1 Thursday to enter into terms of agreement with Taylor Media Services.
LIVINGSTON - Pre-holiday meetings usually run quick, and at first glance the school board's meeting Thursday night appears no exception.
While the council discusses a new item, the budget, at their meeting Thursday night, there's also an old friend making a reappearance and hoping to be approved.
LIVINGSTON - It's a marathon week for the school board, just before Thanksgiving, as all three committees will meet before the full board on Thursday evening, Nov. 21.
Congressman Garret Graves, a Baton Rouge native, represents Louisiana’s Sixth Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
In a surprise move at their second meeting of September, the Livingston Parish Council adopted the 2013 Master Plan unanimously.
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DENHAM SPRINGS - It's been a rough time lately for the city with regard to finding willing participants in the bidding process.
If it’s a new trend, then it’s a welcome one among real estate agents.
LIVINGSTON - The school system is still finding - and following through on - ways to save money after the Great Flood of 2016, which still affects the parish's public schools.
There was a push in the primary election for people to early vote, due to the amount of events occurring on October 12 - LSU game, Saturday of the Livingston Parish Fair, and Southeastern's Homecoming... just to name a few.