The City of Breaux Bridge has called the meeting for all residents, businesses, developers and other interested parties to participate, offer ideas, and express ambitions for the city’s future.
The open meeting is the final step in preparing the long-range plan to assist and guide future decisions of the mayor, council and staff regarding:
•The types, patterns, and directions of future growth.
•The location and timing of annexation.
•Needed water, wastewater, and drainage improvements.
•Other quality of life enhancements like parks, sidewalks and community beautification.
The meeting will be devoted to presentation of future land use, community growth and infrastructure, transportation improvements, community character, beautification, and other amenities.
As part of the master planning process, many needs were prioritized and incorporated into a long-term strategy and improvement program. The plan will have a 20-year planning horizon.
The following will be discussed:
•What are the highest priorities as a community?
•In what manner are and where should Breaux Bridge grow?
•How do we preserve our uniqueness and valued small town atmosphere?
•What are the major traffic issues and how should they be remedied?
•What street and other infrastructure improvements are needed, and where are new roads needed?
•Are new parks, trails, or green spaces desired, if so, where?
Plan chapters have been drafted and a technical advisory committee and city planing and zoning staff and commission members will have the opportunity to review all sections of the plan and will provide their feedback.
The plan development process is being led by LJC Poole and T. Baker Smith of Baton Rouge, Kendig Keast Collaborative of Sugarland, Texas and Development Concepts of Lafayette.
For more information about the plans or the upcoming town hall meeting, contact Tina Begnaud, Breaux Bridge director of tourism, at 337-332-8500.