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by | Apr 4, 2020

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...

Important update from the town of Grand Isle

Grand Isle is continuing to work and clear roadways. With the progress that has been made, we will be moving into the next phase of recovery. Our residents and property owners will be allowed to come in, assess damages, grab personal belongings, and secure your...

Tropical Storm Ida voluntary evacuation

As Tropical Storm Ida enters the Gulf of Mexico and the projected path is Louisiana, Mayor David Camardelle called a voluntary evacuation  as of 6:00 p.m. August 26, 2021. All campers/ rv's and boats need to evacuate. Grand Isle School is cancelled  August 27, 2021....

Storm Advisory

First priority for the Town of Grand Isle elected officials is the safety for all. Town officials are not issuing a voluntary or mandatory evacuation at this time. Please be aware and be prepared to experience the following. 1.) You may experience high winds that may...

Electricial and Drainage update

Electricial update: Entergy is replacing two broken poles that feed the Grand Isle Substation. Weather permitting they will be able to energize Grand Isle Substation that feeds the back east side of the island by this evening. Drainage update: Most areas are dry and...

Covid-19 vaccine in Grand Isle

March 3, 2021 Jefferson Parish and Ochsner are teaming up again with providing the Covid-19 vaccine. Any resident here in Grand Isle that meets the guidelines below and wishes to get their 1st round, please call Janet Scardino at 985-787-3196 to schedule your vaccine....

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.