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Change for Main Banquet & Piccadilly Auction

Join in on all of the fun on August 23, 2014 at St. Michael's Catholic Center for cocktails, dinner, live music and a Piccadilly Auction.
Cocktails 5:30 -6:30 p.m.
Dinner 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
If you have any questions, contact Sam Kincade, Main Street Manager, at 337-239-2444 Ext. 9.


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August 14, 2014 Newsletter
Leesville City Council  
From left: William R. Thomas - Councilman At-Large, Danny Dowd - Councilman District 3, Courtney Christian - City Administrator, Mayor Rick Allen, Willie Kennedy - Councilwoman District 2, Chris Robertson - Councilman District 1, Alice Guess - Councilwoman At-Large. Not shown: Tony Shapkoff - Councilman District 4.

July 1st marked the beginning of a new Administration's term. With a few Council meetings and just over 1 full month in office under their belts, our newly elected officials have shown excitement and a serious willingness to tackle arising issues and to take on the concerns of the citizens of Leesville.  


To schedule an appointment with Mayor Allen, call 337-238-2251 to speak with the Executive Assistant to the Mayor. If you wish to speak to your City Council representative, but do not have their contact information, then call City Hall at 337-239-2444 Ext. 1.


Additionally,  if you would like to address the City Council during a public meeting, please contact the City Clerk at 337-238-2250.


Leesville Boards & Commissions - Update
  • Parks & Recreation Board - If you are interested in working with this Board, please contact City Hall at 337-239-2444.




  • Historic District Commission - Chairman Scott Kincade


  • Mayor's Women's Commission - President Lafonda Stelly


  • Mayor's Youth Council - To be seated during the upcoming school year.



  • Board of Adjustment - Chairman Craig Ball



Current Project Overview
August 2014
Water line leak repairs - The last round of valve installations have begun and repairs have been completed at:
  • Near Vernon Middle School
  • 10th Street at Fertitta Blvd.
  • Fertitta Blvd. west of Hwy. 171
  • Moses St. south of Warner St.
  • Harriet St. at 7th St. 
  • Arkansas St. at 7th St.
  • 9th St. at MLK St.
Water line replacements The newly installed lines have been tested and services have been transferred to the new lines. 
University Parkway water system construction is ongoing. This project is a joint effort between the City of Leesville and the Vernon Parish Police Jury. Construction of a water booster station is set to begin in the near future, since the property for construction has been acquired. 
University Parkway sewer system construction is ongoing. This project is a joint effort between the City of Leesville and the Vernon Parish Police Jury. Work has begun on the north lift station site.
Other Projects: Construction of a new water well, Installation of a new gravity sewer main along LA Hwy. 28 to the Powell Dr. lift station, Lee Hills water line replacement, Altitude Valve Replacement at Industrial Park, Rehabilitation of the City's two main lift stations, Emergency Lift Station construction at Old Terminal Rd, Emergency replacement of sewer main crossing over Sales Creek at Circles End.
For more information on these projects and all other completed or ongoing projects from 2014, call City Hall at 337-239-2444.
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