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SENIOR MAYOR FOR A DAY: Honorary Mayor Leonard “Bee” Boudreaux and First Lady Mrs. Trudy Boudreaux had supporters cheering them on as they came to City Hall on Tuesday, July 15 for the “Senior Mayor for a Day” program.The St. Joseph Manor bus along with all of his supporters left the two to run the City.(What better way to run the City than with your spouse by your side!)Mayor “Bee” and the First Lady sat in on a Departmental Staff meeting where they were able to discuss all of the projects that are continuing throughout the City.He was very knowledgeable on past Mayors’ dating back to the early 1940’s.He also briefed everyone on the history of the old City hall picture that hangs in Mayor Caillouet’s office.After a tour of City Hall and all of the departments, Mayor “Bee” and the First Lady were presented a Certificate plaque and Key to the City.Mayor Caillouet also showed them the other departments and projects around the City.Previous Article.
If you would like to nominate a Thibodaux Senior resident for our “Senior Mayor for a Day” program, please contact Kristin Batulis at 448-5841.
Top: Mayor Caillouet presents Honorary Mayor Leonard "Bee" Boudreaux, and First Lady Mrs. Trudy Boudreaux with a Certificate plaque and Key to the City. Bottom: Honorary Mayor Leonard "Bee" Boudreaux, First Lady Mrs. Trudy Boudreaux and their supporters at City Hall.
CITY ACCEPTING RESUMES FOR POSITION OF RECREATION DIRECTOR: The City of Thibodaux (population approximately 15,000) is presently accepting resumes for the full-time, non-classified position of Recreation Director.Deadline for receipt of resume’ is July 28, 2003. Click here for more information.
Congratulations to Captain Scott Toups of the Thibodaux Police Department.Captain Toups' application to attend the FBI Academy has been accepted.Theclass begins in January.Captain Toups is the first person to attend the Academy from this area in years.Chief Howard Robertson stated, "This is amajor accomplishment for the Thibodaux Police Department.We are all soproud of him."
Congratulations to Michael R. Peoples of the Public Works Department. Michael has been promoted to an Equipment Operator II in the Department. Michael satisfactorily completed both the written and practical exam for promotion into this position.Public Works Director Kermit Kraemer comments, "Michael has been willing to do any of the jobs assigned to himand he continues to work diligently."
FARMER'S MARKET AND PETTING ZOO: Bring the children downtown Saturday to the Thibodaux Main Street Farmer's Market to see and play with the baby animals. Ducks, chickens, baby goats, rabbits along with fresh produce, baked goods, soaps, fresh flowers, Des Allemands seafood, herbs, bromeliads and plants for your home garden will be available.
This Saturday marks the closing of the spring market. The fall market will be opened in mid-September. Prospective vendors can call Joyce Benoit at (985) 448-1474 for more information.
WEST NILE VIRUS: Mosquito Control Inc.'s President Wayne Machado issued a verbal notice toMayor Charles Caillouet this week that mosquitoes in the Schriever area have been found which contain the West Nile Virus.No mosquitoes in Thibodaux have shown up containing the virus at this time.He added that to be on the safe side that persons outside, especially at dusk or dawn, should wear long sleeves and pants as well as repellent to further lessen the chance that they may become infected with the virus. While Wayne Machado stressed that there were no mosquitoes captured in the Thibodaux area traps that contained the virus at this time, precautions should be taken where possible.