Mark Drewes, Director
The department of Public Works consists of multiple departments including Water, Sewerage, Drainage, Streets, Parkways, Engineering, Environmental, Floodplain and Capital Projects.
These departments offer a comprehensive range of services which include a safe, reliable supply of drinking water; the efficient, effective collection and treatment of wastewater; maintenance of storm drainage infrastructure including drainage pump stations; repair and maintenance of roads and bridges; maintenance of grass, shrubs, trees, and flower beds in parish-owned right of ways including the management of beautification projects, managing maintenance and operation of traffic signals and signs; managing maintenance of street lighting; planning, engineering, and construction management of all Public Works Capital Improvement projects including Southeast Louisiana Flood Control Program (SELA). Floodplain management department strives to lessen the risk of flooding and implement long-term actions and the Environmental Department response to complaint/inquires of environmental nature.
Public Works Investigation and Rehabilitation Section provides a quicker resolution to complaints from citizens concerning underground utilities; resulting in a fast response and cost savings by eliminating duplication of resources within Public Works.
Collectively, Public Works Departments continue to maintain and improve parish infrastructure. We are committed to provide the best and most efficient service to the citizens of our Parish.