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KEEPING VILLE PLATTE INFORMED

 P. O. Box 390     126 East Main Street     Ville Platte, LA 70586          Main: (337) 363-2939  Emergency: (337) 363-3763 

Jennifer Vidrine, Mayor

City of Ville Platte is a city of LOVE, WISDOM, & UNITY that is moving "Forward" with Good People, Good Food, & Good Times!

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                     Martin Luther King Center
                     Grand Pavilion
                     Conference Room 

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  • Tax Department
  • Human Resources / Job Opportunity

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It is a pleasure and an honor to serve as your Mayor of the City of Ville Platte, LA. I am committing myself to being a full-time mayor

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City of Ville Platte monthly city council meeting is held the second Tuesday of every month

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City Council members

Notice: We still have delinquent property taxes!

Faye Lemoine, District A

Jerry Joseph, District B

Mike Perron, District C

Jordan Anderson, District D

Christina Sam, District E

​Bryant Riggs, District F 

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Street Repairs Advisory!

Recognize a Gas Leak

Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

When: May 14, 2022

8AM to 1PM

​            Don't let this happen to you.

Please avoid the extra cost associated with your property being sold at tax sale. These costs are generated by laws that require the City to advertise delinquent taxes in the official journal (The Ville Platte Gazette) and produce additional notices by certified mail, etc. Once your property is sold at tax sale, the City will be required to collect expenses, including very high interest rates to be paid to the individual or entity who purchased your property at tax sale, from you, before your property can be put back in your name. In some cases these costs can be many multiples of the original tax bill.

For your trash & garbage pick, call Evangeline Solid Waste Commission

(337) 363-7995 or (337) 363-7254

Send written request to:

City Clerk

P.O. Box 390

Ville Platte, LA 70586

​Where:
Behind Evangeline Parish Chamber of Commerce at 306 W. Main Street, Ville Platte, LA

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Sight: Liquid pools, discolored or abnormally dry soil, continuous bubbling in wet or flooded areas, an oily sheen on water surfaces, and vaporous fogs or blowing dirt around a pipeline area can all be indicative of a pipeline leak. Dead or discolored plants in an otherwise healthy area of vegetation or frozen ground in warm weather are other possible signs.
Sound: Volume can range from a quiet hissing to a loud roar depending on the size of the leak.
Smell: An unusual smell, petroleum odor, a smell of rotten egg, or gaseous odor will sometimes accompany a pipeline leak. Natural gas is odorless and remains so during transit to the distribution facilities where odorants are added to the gas to impart a distinct odor.