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by | Apr 4, 2020

Executive order closing beach access

Executive order closing beach access

An Executive Order approving the Authorization of the Mayor to Close Access to and Use of Beaches and other property during declaration of emergency by the Town of Grand Isle, and providing for fines and penalties associated therewith. WHEREAS, Hurricane Ida caused...

Executive order closing beach access

Executive Order regarding sand removal

An Executive Order to allow Jefferson Parish, its departments, agents, contractors, subcontractors, and employees the right to enter onto private property located within the municipal limits of the Town of Grand Isle for the sole purpose of removing storm related sand...

Hurricane Ida Update (9.25.21)

In the Aftermath of Hurricane Ida, Grand Isle is Closed to Recreational Activities. Grand Isle, a small coastal community in Louisiana, was devastated by Hurricane Ida. On Friday, August 27th, 2021, a mandatory evacuation order was issued for Grand Isle in the wake of...

Hurricane Ida Update (9.21.21)

Sand and Debris Removal: Crews are continuing to remove sand and debris. If you are able to sort your debris into categories such as construction debris, large appliances, vegetative debris, etc. This will help speed up debris cleaning process. We have contracted...

Thank you!

On behalf of the Grand Isle Mayor and Town Council, we would like to take a moment this morning and extend our gratitude to everyone working to rebuild Grand Isle. Our First Responders: Thank you for always being the first one with boots on the ground, protecting our...

Hurricane Ida Update (9.19.21)

Teams are still moving debris and sand from the roadways. Please be mindful of crews working on roadways and use caution. When putting debris by the sides of the roads, grouping debris by category will expedite the cleaning process. (See image) The main leak from...

Thank you from the Mayor and Town Council

On behalf of the Grand Isle Mayor and Town Council, we would like to take a moment this morning and extend our gratitude to everyone working to rebuild Grand Isle. Our First Responders: Thank you for always being the first one with boots on the ground, protecting our...

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...