April 21, 2017

Gov. John Bel Edwards promised that DOTD will pursue culvert upgrades and culvert additions throughout state highways in Central during a meeting on Thursday morning with Mayor Shelton and DOTD Secretary Shawn Wilson. 


The governor also instructed DOTD to help clear cu...

April 3, 2017

Mayor Shelton cancelled his Tuesday trip to Washington D.C. - where he was scheduled to testify regarding the August flood and FEMA - in order to put together an immediate action plan to clean the ditches, culverts and drainage canals.  

Prior to the August flood,...

April 3, 2017

City services has been assessing the drainage situation in several areas throughout Central, including Plantation Way, Crystal Place, Blackwater Road, Cimeron.  IBTS is working in other areas throughout the day as citizens alert city services to other problem areas....

March 15, 2017

The following was pulled from The Advocate website.  Click here for a direct link. 

A months-long debate in Central over whether to allow a new high-end development that would not comply with the city's master plan ended in dramatic fashion Tuesday night when a split co...

January 27, 2017

     The City Council passed an ordinance on January 24, 2017, correcting and clarifying terms of Planning Commissioners and providing for the appointment of successors. The City Council also passed an amendment to the aforementioned ordinance requiring a minimum 30-da...

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