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  • Adoption of Ordinances on 12-14-16 (Introduced 11-09-16)
    Monday, November 07, 2016
    The following ordinances will be considered for adoption by the City Council of Gretna at a Public Hearing on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 5:30 p.m., Mayor and Council Regular meeting at Gretna City Hall, Council Chambers - 2nd floor, 740 2...
  • Audited Financial Report 2015-2016 Fiscal Year
    Sunday, November 06, 2016
    The City of Gretna audited Financial Report for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016.
  • Adoption of Ordinances on 11-09-16 (Introduced 10-12-16)
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016
    The following ordinances will be considered for adoption by the City Council of Gretna at a Public Hearing on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 5:30 p.m., Mayor and Council Regular meeting at Gretna City Hall, Council Chambers - 2nd floor, 740 2n...

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!