City of Donaldsonville prepares for inclement weather over weekend

Staff Report
In a file photo, Donaldsonville Mayor Leroy Sullivan speaks during his Making Progress program, which is livestreamed via the city's Facebook page every Tuesday and Thursday.

Donaldsonville Mayor Leroy Sullivan released a statement Jan. 20 ahead of the winter weather expected for the area.

Here are key points from the statement, which is available on the city's Facebook page:

  • Donaldsonville City Hall closed at 3:30 p.m. to allow staff to prepare.
  • Exercise caution and obey all road closure signs; any updates on the Sunshine Bridge and other roads will be posted.
  • Use care with space heaters and portable heat. Do not use extension cords. Keep heaters aways from flammable materials.
  • Protect exposed pipes and ensure water is kept at a drip.
  • If you suspect you have any type of leaks, call the after-house line 24-7 at 225-806-8215.
  • Any school closures will be shared on the city's social media pages.
  • Look out for your neighbors and pets.