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In the wake of the flooding caused by Hurricane Barry, the Calcasieu Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness and the Parish Damage Assessment Team will begin doing visual, drive-by inspections of impacted areas in Calcasieu Parish.
Due to the excessive rainfall caused by Hurricane Barry, the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness have issued an Emergency Declaration to close a portion of the Calcasieu River and the English Bayou, effective immediately.
Have you or someone you know experienced home or business flooding during recent severe weather events?
The American Job Center and the Workforce Development Board are preparing to move their offices temporarily while their building, now located at 2424 Third St. in Lake Charles, is under construction.
07/01/2019 1:21 PM
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury celebrated the completion of the Intracoastal Park Improvements Project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, June 26, at the park, 7955 Intracoastal Park Road, Sulphur.
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Human Services Department’s Summer Food Service Program kicked off June 3 at several Calcasieu Parish locations.
Did you know the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury has more than 80 rain gauges all over Calcasieu Parish to monitor rainfall and drainage?
05/21/2019 11:27 AM
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury's Human Services Department is now collecting items for its upcoming Homeless Shelter Community Resource Fair, which will be held July 28-29 at the Allen P. August Multipurpose Annex, 2001 Moeling St. in Lake Charles.
July 2, 2019 – The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury received their Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for 2018 at their July 2 regular meeting, with the auditing firm of McElroy, Quirk and Burch presenting a clean report.
07/02/2019 2:08 PM
Five Local Business Owners Complete First Phase of Asset Builder’s Small Business Capitalization Program
Five local business owners have successfully completed the first phase of the Asset Builder’s Small Business Capitalization Program.
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury and the Calcasieu Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness have announced the following closures due to high water:
The South Louisiana Community College’s Acadian Campus in Crowley, LA, will soon offer a Certified Power Lineman Training Program.
The Calcasieu Drainage Coalition recently hosted a workshop featuring drainage experts from the Netherland
The Calcasieu Medical Reserve Corps was one of seven Medical Reserve Corps units across the country to receive a grant in 2019.
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury and the Calcasieu Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness have announced the following closures due to flooding.
The Rossignol Boat Launch, located at 686 Rossignol Road west of Bell City, will be closed beginning Monday, May 13.
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury will soon begin work on several upgrades to Israel LaFleur Park, including a fishing pier, a bulkhead to prevent further erosion and additional parking and lighting.
05/03/2019 1:52 PM
Have you considered becoming a landlord with the Calcasieu Parish Housing Department?
04/22/2019 3:25 PM