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by | Apr 4, 2020

Hurricane Ida Update (9.15.21)

WATER: As of today, the main waterline from Lafitte to Grand Isle is still being surveyed for damages and crews are planning repairs as needed. The waterlines from the East End of Grand Isle to Cherry Lane are in good condition. The rest of the island suffered major...

Weather Update

Be cautious of the approaching weather. The amount of rain we will receive will cause flooding. Due to sand on the sides of the roads, it won’t allow the water to drain. We advise low vehicles not to drive on LA-1 due to high water. Please be cautious. Due to the...

Building Department Update

The Town of Grand Isle’s Building Department is out accessing damage to structures caused by Hurricane Ida. At this time, you are allowed to make minor repairs to keep the elements out of your home until our permit department is able to open. We are hoping to be...

Update on gas meters

Grand Isle’s Gas Department is currently accessing gas meter damage. They will be pressuring up gas lines to locate any lines that may need repairs. If anyone notices a strong gas odor in your area please have a street address and report it to 202-394-2087. Thank you!...

Hurricane Ida Update (9.13.2021)

Sand and debris removal is still continuing on LA-1. Today the National Guard brought in more equipment to speed up the process. Also additional contractors arrived to pick up side street debris. In conjunction with removing pilings and down wires. Curfew is 10:00...

Hurricane Ida Update (9.12.2021)

Town Officials and Emergency Operation Leaders met to discuss the progress of restoration efforts.   Removal of sand is still being continued, but with the weather we have been receiving it has made it very muddy and a little more difficult to maneuver around. We are...

Important Water Update

The Jefferson Parish Water District has been working to restore water in our area. Now that the field survey is complete, agencies found that 2 of the substations supplying water from Lafitte to Grand Isle have been damaged. Contractors have been dispatched to...

Grand Isle Police Department Update

The Grand Isle Police Department is working with JPSO, state police, and several other law enforcement agencies to patrol the island. There is a strong police presence on Grand Isle. With that being said, agencies are investigating any thefts on the island during this...

Grand Isle Roads Update

For clarification, Grand Isle roads will remain open to residents and property owners indefinitely. It is our goal to keep the roads open for our community to come back and rebuild. There are concerns that the traffic on the island will cause a slow down for the sand...

Supply and Resource Distribution Center

Grand Isle has set up a supply and resource distribution center at the Grand Isle School on Ludwig Lane. We have food, cleaning supplies, toiletries, and more for the public to have during this time. For more information call Carol Doster at 985.398.0017.

Hurricane Ida Update (9.10.21)

At today’s meeting, Town Leaders and Emergency Operations Leaders discussed progress.   We would like to THANK the community members who came in today and stayed off of LA 1 as much as possible. Our teams were able to work with minimal slow downs.   Sand Removal...

Hurricane Ida Update (9.9.21)

Town Officials and Emergency Operations Leaders met to discuss the progress of restoration efforts. Today, teams moved over 150 loads of sand and are still working to clear side streets on the West End of the island.   Residents and property owners coming to the...

Post Hurricane Needs Assessment Survey

Community members, we are trying to get an estimated count of people who will be staying on the island. We will have our resource and supply center set up at Grand Isle School Gym down Ludwig Lane. Ms. Carol Doster is the leader of our resource center and can be...

Traveling to Grand Isle

For clarification, Grand Isle roads will be open starting tomorrow, Friday, September 10, at 7 am. We do not anticipate closing the roads again unless a major project needs to take place. In such event, we will give everyone prior notice. Additionally, you can bring...

Hurricane Ida Update (9.8.2021)

This afternoon, Town Officials and Emergency Operations Leaders met to discuss the progress of restoration efforts. Teams on the East End have about 10 side streets left to clear. Teams on the West End have about 1 mile left of La 1 and several side streets to clear....

Daily updates

Daily meetings regarding restoration efforts have been moved to 6:00 pm. Public updates will be posted after meetings on the town's website and Facebook page.

Hurricane Ida Update

Today, Town Officials and Emergency Operations Leaders met to discuss the progress of restoration efforts. The grounds teams have been working to get LA 1 cleared and have made significant progress. The remainder of LA 1 that still needs to be cleared ranges from...

Daily Hurricane Ida Update

Mayor, Town officials, Street department, JPSO, GIPD, GIVES, GIFD, DOTD, National Guard, and US Army met this morning to discuss progress. As of today, we are still in the sand removal phase. Currently La 1 towards the East End of the island is closed to being...

Hurricane Ida Updates

Town officials and leaders met with DOTD, National Guard, and JPSO to discuss progress and plan of action. At this time we are currently into the sand removal phase to get La 1 cleared for safe passage.   There is a lot of heavy equipment covering La 1 which makes it...