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Gretna, LA 70053
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  • Audited Financial Report 2014-2015 Fiscal Year
    Thursday, November 12, 2015
    The City of Gretna audited Financial Report for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015.
  • Gretna On The Move, Revisioning Downtown
    Thursday, November 05, 2015
    With help from the Tulane Regional Urban Design Center, Gretna residents and officials are developing a new vision for downtown. The "Gretna 2020" project is developing a road map to create a more attractive, walkable and vibrant environment. ...
  • 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.

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!