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by | Apr 4, 2020

COVID-19 Testing

Testing for the Covid-19 virus will be done again here in our community. Ochsner will be coming to the Grand Isle Community Center on January 27, 2021 from 9 AM to 1 PM.

Grand Isle Independent Mardi Gras Parade

After much discussion the mayor and town council have decided to cancel our Independent Mardi Gras Parade. The governor still has strict guidelines in place for the COVID-19 virus and as a small community that is now suffering more than ever with the virus, everyone...

Grand Isle Council Meeting 1/12/21

Town of Grand Isle Council Meeting that is schedule for 1-12-2021 will be conducted ZOOM, live stream. If you need to address the council, you will need to make your request by 1-8-2021, 10:00 a.m. at 985-787-3196. A brief explanation of your request is also needed....

Hurricane Zeta Update

Today Entergy will start energizing the lines from Fourchon to Grand Isle. We are asking everyone to have patience for the lineman that have been going street to street to check the lines. The regular garbage pick up is back on schedule. Debris removal will start by...

Please slow down on Louisiana Highway 1

Please slow down for our Entergy workers so they can do their job and get our electricity up and running. They come from other states and leave their families and want to be able to go home to their families. We received a call from their supervisor and he stated that...

Hurricane Zeta Update

Debris pick-up will take place on Monday, November 9. When cleaning up storm debris please:  Keep construction and vegetation separate. Place items as close to the street as possible. Nothing will be picked up on private property. Do not place items near power lines...

Tropical Storm Zeta

As of this time a mandatory evacuation order is in place 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. Because of Tropical Storm Zeta, Grand Isle will be experiencing storm surge and strong winds (especially gusts) starting tomorrow morning. Curfew will be at 8:00 p.m....

Tropical Storm Zeta

Mayor David Camardelle called a mandatory evacuation for campers/ rv's and boats to evacuate as of 11:00 a.m., October 26, 2020. Voluntary evacuation as of 7:00 a.m. October 27, 2020 due to the possibility of Tropical Storm Zeta coming close to Grand Isle and causing...

Hurricane Delta Update

UPDATE October 10, 2020: As of 8:30 a.m. mandatory evacuation has been lifted. LA Hwy 1 is open coming to Grand Isle with some debris in places. Curfew is also no longer active. Some lanes on the north side and areas in Chenier still has water from high tide.

Hurricane Delta

Due to the possibility of Hurricane Delta, Mayor David Camardelle called a voluntary evacuation as of 11:00 a.m., October 7, 2020. A mandatory evacuation will be at 6:00 a.m., October 8, 2020. Full curfew will be in force October 8, 2020 at 8:00 p.m.

Grand Isle convoy will stop before dark today

Chief Scooter Resweber has been keeping in touch with Lafourche Parish law enforcement and LA State Trooper. As of 1:00 p.m. today a ONE WAY convoy will start at the Golden Meadow flood gate moving south to the Leeville toll booth. Then from the Leeville toll booth...

Voluntary Evacuation

Mayor David Camardelle called a voluntary Evacuation asking campers/ RVs and boats to evacuate as of 8:00 a.m., September 13, 2020 due to the possibility of Tropical Storm Sally coming close to Grand Isle and causing coastal flooding.

Mandatory evacuation has been lifted

Mandatory evacuation is now lifted. Highway 1 coming into Grand Isle is now cleared and open. Please be aware that on some streets in Grand Isle there may be some water still in low lying areas. Town of GrandIsle outside crew is still working hard to get pumps in...

Voluntary Evacuation

Mayor David Camardelle has called a voluntary evacuation and is asking that campers/ RV's and boats to evacuate as of 1:00 p.m., August 22, 2020 due to the possibility of Tropical Storm Marco and Tropical Storm Laura coming close to Grand Isle and causing coastal...

Golf Carts and Side by Side Tags

At this time GOLF CARTS and SIDE BY SIDE TAGS can be purchased at the Grand Isle Town Hall, located at 170 Ludwig Lane. The cost of this tag is $75.00. No credit cards are accepted. Cash or Check made out to the Town of Grand Isle. If you have any questions please...

Tropical Storm Cristobal Update – June 9, 2020

As of today, 27 drainage pumps have been working. Between Jefferson Parish, CPRA and Corps of Engineers 17 portable emergency pumps have been delivered and working. Town of Grand Isle has 10 pump stations that are in place and working. Army National Guard delivered 5...