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Gretna, LA 70053
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Latest News

  • Adopted 2015-2016 Operating Budget
    Friday, March 27, 2015
    The budget for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 as adopted at the March 25, 2015 City Council Meeting. Click title to download the budget in PDF format.
  • Gretna Economic Profile 2015
    Wednesday, February 11, 2015
    What makes Gretna such a great place to live, work, and start a business? The city's location, quality of life amenities, and strong business climate make it an ideal location are all described in this updated Economic Profile report.
  • Gretna Waterworks Receives Award From Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
    Thursday, January 15, 2015
    The Gretna Waterworks has been recognized for it outstanding performance in maintaining the optimal water flouride content to prevent tooth decay and improve the oral health of residents.

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!