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Gretna, LA 70053
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  • Bids Sought For Ambulance And Equipment
    Tuesday, July 18, 2017
    Sealed bids for an ambulance and related equipment will be received by the Mayor's Office until 10:00 AM on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. This is a postponement from the July 19th, 2017 date due to a technical problem. Click title for details.
  • Gretna Seeks Human Resources Director
    Friday, July 14, 2017
    The City of Gretna is currently accepting resumes for the position of Human Resources Director. Responsibilities include personnel administration, risk management, insurance, and fleet management.
  • LASAFE Meeting
    Monday, July 10, 2017
    Please join us for the next LASAFE parishwide meeting on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 6-8pm at the Mel Ott Recreation Center.

The City of Gretna operates under the "Lawrason Act" which can be found in the Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:321-481.
R.S. 33:321-481, commonly known as the Lawrason Act, are the laws governing the operation of the incorporated municipalities in this State. It explains how a municipality is considered a city, town or village. It covers the qualifications, duties, powers, and selection by either election or appointment, and the functions of each officer (mayor, board of aldermen, clerk, treasurer, marshal, mayor's court). It also details the levying and collection of taxes and expenditure of funds.
You may go to the Louisiana Laws Section R.S. 33:321 which is the beginning page of the Lawrason Act (view section by section after viewing the above).
The official business of the City of Gretna is open to the public. All meetings and the conduct of business is according to the State of Louisiana Open Meetings Law. You are welcome to participate in the business of government!