As part of our municipal advisory mission, LaMATS has partnered with the nonprofit Smart Home America to help communities understand how to reduce the risk of damage to buildings from natural disasters. Smart Home CEO, Julie Shiyou-Woodards, who presented with LaMATS at this year’s LMA Convention, says that high insurance costs for residents can be alleviated through proper construction and building code practices that are proven to better withstand damage from hurricanes, hi
LaMATS' valued vendor partner Evangeline Specialties carries a wide selection of holiday decorations, garlands, lights and building fronts, all now available in their 2022 Catalog. Evangeline Specialties' commercial city decorations will bring the Christmas and Holiday spirit to your businesses, government buildings, city halls and Main Streets. Click the above image to download and shop now--before the rush!
At LaMATS we know our service partners are essential to our success. Without their expertise, resources, and willingness to support our mission, the work we do would grind to a halt. Over the next few weeks, we want to introduce you to some of the great people who partner with us and the services they provide. This week we feature Government Capital Corporation, a public finance firm that establishes long-term partnerships with local governments for the sustainable funding of
On Wednesday, the LaMATS Board of Directors, staff, and consultants met for the organization's regular quarterly meeting, which coincided this year with LMA's 85th Annual Convention in Lafayette. In addition to the Board's typical business agenda, including reports from Executive Director Cliff Palmer and various program consultants, the Board voted unanimously to approve the nomination of Suzanne Williams, MA, Grant Writer & Manager of Community Development for the Town of M
Thank you for joining LaMATS and our family of trusted vendor partners at this year's "Vendor Village" in the LMA Exhibitor Area at the Lafayette Cajundome, July 27-29. Thanks also for the partnership of all the fine people and array of companies we depend on to provide top-notch service to Louisiana local governments all year long. This year's Vendor Village included: LaMATS; Azavar; Touché Printing; GovDeals; Precision Concrete Cutting; Kincade Recreation; ULM's Drone Imagi