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Butte LaRose Pontoon Bridge Closure

Butte LaRose Pontoon Bridge Closure In connection with its annual inspections of bridges, the Louisiana DOTD has ordered that the Pontoon Bridge in Butte LaRose be closed immediately because its current condition constitutes a safety hazard. Parish Government is...

October 23, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars October 23, 2020 9:30 A.M.   Yesterday, by virtue of Executive Order 143 JBE 2020, Governor John Bel Edwards amended his previous Phase 3 Orders to allow 50% capacity at outdoor elementary and secondary school-aged...

President’s Report – October 20, 2020

Highlights from the Parish President’s Report of the St. Martin Parish Council Committee Meetings of October 20, 2020 HURRICANE DELTA The damages associated with Hurricane Delta were, fortunately, not catastrophic. However, they were, nonetheless, extensive and the...

Hurricane Delta – Debris Removal

In removing Hurricane Delta debris, the public is advised that any storm debris removed from one's private property should not obstruct any road, drainage lateral or public right of way. This photograph depicts debris which was placed within the right of way of a...

Hurricane Delta – 10/13/2020 Update

STORM DEBRIS Preliminary assessment by the Parish’s storm debris contractors reflect that there is 30,000 to 40,000 cubic yards of debris which must be collected. It is estimated that 95% of the storm debris is yard waste which is defined as logs, plants, tree...

Hurricane Delta – Damage Reporting

URGENT-Individuals and Businesses Encouraged To Call And Report Storm Damages In Order For St. Martin Parish To Be Eligible To Receive FEMA Assistance We would like to stress the vital importance of reporting any and all damages sustained to homes and businesses as a...

Hurricane Delta – 10/11/2020 Update

President Chester Cedars wishes to share the following from his assessment meetings this afternoon. PARISH ROADS The recovery efforts from Hurricane Delta are proceeding. Our public works crew have advised that all Parish roads have been cleared of storm debris....

Hurricane Delta – Debris Notice

Immediately after the effects of Hurricane Delta, St. Martin Parish work crews will begin surveying damages from the storm. The focal point will be the clearing of all roadways and drainage laterals. Please report any issues to the Parish (337-394-2200) so that the...

Hurricane Delta – 10/08/2020 Update

This afternoon, Parish President Chester Cedars attended the 4:00 P.M. conference with the National Weather Service relative to Hurricane Delta. Based upon every “forecast conference” He again advises that there are two features about Hurricane Delta which remain...

Pelican Waste Schedule – Hurricane Delta

Pelican Trash and Debris has advised the Parish of the following changes in its collection schedules. Because of dangers associated with Hurricane Delta, Pelican will be unable to service any routes on Friday, October 9, 2020. However, service will resume on Monday,...