New Roads, Louisiana

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The city of New Roads is the parish seat of Pointe Parish, in Louisiana. The center of population of Louisiana is located in New Roads. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 4,996 (pre-Katrina). Post-Katrina the city had an estimated population of 5,589

Evaluating transparency of the New Roads, Louisiana website

The good

  • City council members listed, but individual contact information not available.[1] Meeting agendas and minutes posted, but not up to date.[2]

The bad

  • Budget is not published.
  • Information is not provided on administrative officials, building permits and zoning, and local taxes.
  • City audits and contracts are not online.
  • Does not disclose if it belongs to any government sector lobbying associations.
  • Does not provide information on how to make a public records request.

External links


  1. City Council
  2. Agendas/Minutes