Primary responsibilities of this division are to maintain the vegetation along parish roads, streets, levees, drainage laterals, drainage canals, boulevards, cemeteries and various locations around the parish, which includes grass cutting and tree trimming. The division also oversees the Mosquito Control Program. With a work force of approximately 16 employees, the responsibilities of this division vary considerably performing the following:
coordinate contractual services for selected areas of the parish
manage annual mosquito control contract (daily spraying, larviciding and aerial spraying applications)
manage vegetation maintenance contractors with respect to drainage levees, laterals, city parks, boulevards, cemeteries and various locations
participate in parish wide beautification programs (landscaping)
coordinate grass cutting and tree trimming with other departments
control vegetation growth within the city limits near sidewalks and curbs
To report problems with grass cutting, tree trimming, or mosquito spraying, contact Crystal Hardeman, Administrative Coordinator I, at (985) 873-6736 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.