The Broussard City Council held its first meeting of 2015 on Tuesday night and the council welcomed one new member.
Gertrude Batiste was sworn in to represent District IV of Broussard, marking the only new face on the council. Mayor Charlie Langlinais, Johnnie Foco (Councilman-at-Large), Angel Racca (District I), David Bonin (District II), Ray Bourque (District III), Kenny Higginbotham (District V) and Ray Gary (District VI) were also sworn in, along with Police Chief Brannon Decou.
“We begin a new year with an aggressive agenda for the City of Broussard. As we continue to experience unprecedented growth in our city, we will continue to invest in the infrastructure needed to make Broussard one of the most desirable places in the state to live and to do business. We look forward to opening St. Julien Park this year and seeing the continued development of retail, industrial and residential projects over the next 12 months,” said Charlie Langlinais, Mayor of Broussard.