For moreinformation contact Mayor Charles Caillouet at City Hall (446-7218)
THIBODAUX HOST OF MID-SIZE CITYCONFERENCE
The City of Thibodaux is hosting theMid-size City Mayor's Conference this Thursday and Friday in Thibodaux. The conference is a quarterly gathering of mayorsfrom cities with populations between 10,000 and 30,000 according to Thibodaux MayorCharles Caillouet. The conference assistscities by sharing information and addressing issues of local concern to officials. It's a good way to share ideas and find out whatyour neighbors are doing statewide to solve problems, Caillouet said.
The conference is organizedinto two (four-hour) work sessions over the two days. The sessions center around round-table discussions for the mayors to talkabout topics such as law enforcement, fire protection, emergency management,infrastructure, utilities, budgets, recreation, solid waste, festivals, etc. Gordon King, Executive Director, of theLouisiana Municipal Association will be the guest speaker at the session on Thursdayafternoon.
The conference is being held atthe Howard Johnson Hotel in Thibodaux. Thepre-conference activities on Thursday morning include a golf tournament at Bayou CountryClub at 7:30 and a breakout session with city department heads at Howard Johnson'sbeginning at 9:00. The conference is anothergreat opportunity for the city to "show off" Thibodaux to the rest of the state,said Mayor Caillouet.