To assist municipalities in documenting the full extent of storm damage to homes, buildings, water towers, roads, and other municipal infrastructure, the LaMATS Drone Imaging Service, in partnership with ULM and the LMA, is now available for scheduling. Local conditions and resources may determine timing of response, but we are dedicated to providing this valuable service free of charge to all local governments in need. To learn more about the program and to inquire about a v
Upcoming annual meetings of LMA affiliates, the Louisiana Municipal Clerks' Association and the Louisiana City Attorneys Association will feature training and presentations on timely topics of post-disaster management, contracting and legal matters related to disaster recovery. LaMATS Procurement Consultant Paul Holmes will be among those to speak at each conference. Holmes, an attorney, served as the Louisiana Municipal Association’s Senior Defense Counsel for 16 years and w
The LaMATS Purchasing Services website now offers a growing list of procurement forms, resolutions and model policies to help your municipality streamline its purchasing process and assure compliance with state bid laws and other requirements. Documents are available free of charge and can be downloaded directly from the site in both PDF and editable Word.doc formats. To see what's available, click image below or visit: lamats.net/forms
The Louisiana Municipal Association, along with subsidiaries LaMATS and RMI and a host of generous local governments, have made an unprecedented joint effort to secure and deliver essential supplies for hard hit areas of Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Ida. See below for pictures of relief efforts; more will be added as the work continues. This is a developing story.