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Water Boil Advisory

The City of Vinton is currently under a boil advisory due to a loss in water pressure from a malfunctioning pump. Please boil for one minute any water from the tap used for drinking or cooking. The tap water is safe for bathing and laundry, but not consumption. The boil advisory will last until further notice.

Town of Vinton Seeking Applications

The Town of Vinton Department of Public Works is now seeking applications for a full time lineman in the Electrical Department. Experience preferred. Applications may be picked up at City Hall on Monday through Thursday (7:30 am to 5:00 pm) and on Friday (8:00 am to noon).

The Town of Vinton is an equal opportunity employer.

North Horridge Street Bridge Closure

Beginning January 6, 2020, the North Horridge Street bridge just south of Ted Lyons Ballpark will be closed for replacement, road, and sidewalk repairs. The bridge will remain closed until repairs are completed.

Please pay attention to signage that will direct travel down an alternative route via Big Woods Road to reach Parish Road. The directions are as follows:

  • Going north, turn left onto Short Street.
  • Then right onto Big Woods Road.
  • Right onto Bellow Road.
  • Right onto Crane Road.
  • Right onto Parish Road. From there, all streets are accessible.

Thank you very much for your understanding and patience in this matter as we work to return the North Horridge Street Bridge back into service as quickly as possible. Please drive safely.

2019 Homecoming Parade Lineup Information

We are not assigning spots this year.  Participants will line up on a first come, first serve basis except for current class floats and homecoming court members.  Numbers will be assigned before the parade starts.

Line up will begin at 3:00 pm at the intersection of Horridge St and Grace Ave then continue west on Grace then north on Stevenson and west on Perry if needed.  The parade itself will start at 4:00 pm.

All entries (except current class and court floats) need to come down Perry St from West St and then go South on Stevenson to line up.

Street closures by 3:00 pm!!!  Horridge St will be closed to all traffic at the recreation center. Perry St will also be closed to all traffic between Stevenson St and Horridge St.  Grace Ave will be closed at the high school.

Current class floats and homecoming court ONLY report to the front of the high school to line up. Someone from the fire department will be there to line them up by class prior to the parade start.

Vinton Public Works Accepting Applications

The Town of Vinton Public Works Department is now seeking applications for several open positions:

  • Fulltime water/wastewater operator, Level II Certifications preferred.
  • Fulltime lineman in the Electrical Department.
  • Temporary employee in Public Works.

Salary will be based on experience.  Applications may be picked up at and submitted to Vinton City Hall on Monday to Thursday 7:30 am – 5:00 pm and Friday 8:00 am – noon.  For more information, please contact Terry Vice, Director of Public Works, at City Hall (337-589-7453).  The Town of Vinton is an equal opportunity employer.

Town of Vinton Accepting Applications

The Town of Vinton is accepting applications for two open positions in the Public Works department.  The openings are for a full time electrical person and a full time lineman.

Applications can be picked up and submitted at Vinton City Hall.  Please note we are an equal opportunity employer.

Advertisement for Sealed Bids

The TOWN OF VINTON, LOUISIANA does hereby advertise for sealed bids and will open same on October 10, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Vinton City Hall, located at 1200 Horridge St., Vinton, LA 70668 for the following: 500-Form 2s and 50-Form 16s

AMR ELECTRIC METERS

Meters must be self contained and compatible with Town’s existing remote read electric, and water meter system: Master Meter 3G Drive-by system. Proposed systems that are not compatible will not be considered.

All bids must be submitted on BID FORMS.  Paper Bids Forms and a complete set of Bid Specifications may be obtained from the Town of Vinton, 1200 Horridge St, Vinton LA  70668.

Preference is given to materials, supplies and provisions that are produced, manufactured, or grown in Louisiana, quality being equal to articles offered by competitors outside of the State.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause as permitted by LA R.S. 38:2214B.  The ability of an Entity to reject any bid is applicable only when administered in accordance with the Public Bid Law.  In accordance with LA R.S. 38:2212B. (1), the provisions and requirements of this Section, and those stated in the bidding documents shall not be waived by any entity.

Bids may be held by the Town of Vinton for a period not to exceed forty-five (45) days from the date of the opening of bids for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the qualifications of bidders, prior to award.

Official action on this bid will be taken at the a Meeting of the Town of Vinton within forty-five (45) days.

All paper bids MUST be plainly marked and should contain the following on the outside of the envelope:

AMR ELECTRIC METERS

KENNETH STINSON, MAYOR

Summer Food Service Program

The Calcasieu Police Jury’s Human Services Department will offer a Summer Food Service Program for children under 18.  The program will be free and will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday, until July 27, 2018.

No registration is required.  All food must be eaten on site and provided on a first-come, first-service basis.

Local Locations:

Vinton Middle School, 900 Horridge St
Vinton Recreation Center (Ward 7 Recreation), 1615 Horridge St.

Hello Southwest Louisiana!

City Council 2017
City Council 2017-2018, L-R Bliss Bujard, Marcus Renfrow, (not shown) William B B Loyd, Mayor Kenny Stinson, Kevin Merchant and Paul Patin

A quick reminder the next City Council meeting will be on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at 6:00 pm.

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