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November 13, 2019

A broad coalition of civic leaders, city planners and subject matter experts convened today with guidance from the Center for Planning Excellence (CPEX) to put the thorny topic of “blight” front and center on the agenda.

A sense of urgency and promise pervaded the full-...

October 24, 2019

We we proud today to address such a full room of hardworking Municipal Clerks at the 2019 LMCA Institute in Baton Rouge and help them understand all the benefits LaMATS has to offer!

August 22, 2019

LaMATS municipal financing partner Government Capital Corporation has announced the immediate availability of a 2017 Chevy Tahoe (PPV 2WD, 9C1 5.3L V8 with Police Package and Ghost Police Graphics) with Mileage at 22,500 and still under factory warranty.


June 18, 2019

Through an agreement with LaMATS, James Purpera (former State Capital Outlay Budget Analyst) provides LaMATS members with two Capital Outlay newsletters per year. Purpera also provides each member with up to one hour of consultation per year* by phone or email to answe...

June 1, 2019

Presidential Proclamation on 

the tragic shooting at Virginia Beach

Flags are to be flown Immediately until sunset June 4th, 2019.

Our Nation grieves with those affected by the tragic shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Americans u...

May 8, 2019

In a meeting of its Board of Directors held today in Baton Rouge, LaMATS Board President Mayor Clarence Fields recognized fellow board member Mrs. Gay Nell Pepper, CMC, for her 30 years of service as Town Clerk of Famerville.

In presentation of a commemorative plaque to...

May 1, 2019

Lafayette based Touché Printing and Signs is the newest company to join LaMATS Purchasing Services’ growing list of contracted discount partners. Touché is a full service printer, providing high volume printing press and bindery work, embossing and finishing, labels, v...

April 18, 2019


The Louisiana Municipal Association has released information detailing the processes by which municipalities can address businesses within their jurisdictions that refuse to obtain occupational licenses.

La. R.S. 47:351 provides the municipal tax collector with two opt...

March 12, 2019

If your municipality or other local government entity is looking to save time and money on supplies, vehicles, or other equipment through an existing public contract, LPS and partner EASiBUY now provide a direct link to a list of "piggy-back" contract opportunities rea...

March 7, 2019

LaMATS State Capital Outlay consultant Mr. James Purpera has released his latest bi-annual newsletter for municipalities, covering events and issues January - June 2019.

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