What’s Happening in Ward 5

September 4, 2015
  • Work has begun on Churchill Avenue’s west shoulder to reduce erosion
  • The concrete panel (road sections) replacement is underway in River Place and may be complete by next week, if there’s no rain delay.   Rue Palafox/The Enclave is next on the list!
  • Switzer Drive sidewalk grant is now winding its way through CSX railroad  review/comment since some of the work is in their right of way.  The approval process usually takes about 6 months.
  • Park View lift station… Notice to Proceed has been sent to the contractor, Necaise Brothers Construction; work commencement date is April 20, with a 150 calendar day contract and a completion date of September 17..

Homeowner Associations & Apartment Managers in Ward 5…                                 12/14/14

Please feel free to contact me to meet with residents of your neighborhood or apartment complex about city concerns/issues that impact  you and your neighbors.

Way Finding Signs                                 02/25/15

Noticed the circular shrimp signs at intersections on Highway 90 with traffic signals?   Read more…



Concrete Road Repair                02/24/15

Beginning/ending dates, based on good weather and the avoidance of unforeseen difficulties, to replace significantly damaged concrete “panels” in the following subdivisions are:

Update 03/18/15:Start times are running about3 weeks behind the dates shown due to rain

– River Place, February 23-March 15

– Rue Palafox/Enclave, March 16-29

– Bordeaux/La Bonne Terre, March 30-April 12

– Carmargue/La Bonne Terre, April 13-May 3

– Saylor Road, May 4-May 24

– On The Green, May 25-June 14

– James Buchanan Drive, June 15-June 28

– Bay Pointe… to be done last IF monies are

   available from savings on projects listed above…

Update 03/04/15: Bay Pointe will be included.

Street light out in Ward 5?
Mississippi Power Co. at 1-877-656-1836

Pick up debris, trimmings, etc.
Public Works at 228-435-6271

Farmers’ Market now open!
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00a – 4:00p under
the I-110 bridge overpass, Howard Avenue.