Pictured above is Mayor Richard Champagne of Lockport and LMA District J Vice-President presenting the LMA Community Achievement Award to Mayor Charles Caillouet of Thibodaux
The City of Thibodaux is a winner of one of the Louisiana Municipal Association’s (LMA) most prestigious awards for outstanding municipal improvements and accomplishments in the area of Economic Development.
The City received this award for the use of smart growth principles in the design and construction of the Water Reservoir Renovation and Recreation project.
The city secured over $200,000 in grants toward the total $700,000 project, which added a ˝ mile walking and jogging path, sheltered pavilions, overlook piers, picnic tables and benches.
Mayor Caillouet said, “By turning underused space into a safe, accessible green space, the city has accomplished its goal of securing a water reserve, beautifying the community, and creating a pedestrian oriented area that is utilized by thousands of citizens and visitors to Thibodaux year- round.”