BUSINESS RESOURCES

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We realize there are many resources our web site viewers may seek about our community, so we have provided links to relevant web sites in this section.

PARISH CONTACTS

Morehouse Parish Tax Assessor Property tax rates and assessment.

Morehouse Parish Sales & Use Tax Commission Sales and use tax rates.

Morehouse Parish Sheriff’s Office Parish certificates of occupancy and occupational licensing.

Morehouse Parish School Board Sales/use tax collections and public school information.

Morehouse Parish Police Jury Parish 7-member governing body.

City of Bastrop City of Bastrop web site including mayor, city council, permitting, and licensing

Louisiana Municipal Association List of mayor’s offices – Bastrop, Bonita, Collinston, Mer Rouge and Oak Ridge.

NEWS

The Bastrop Daily Enterprise Read the latest news occurring in Morehouse Parish.

The Monroe News Star The metropolitan area newspaper

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ALLIES

Bastrop-Morehouse Parish Chamber of Commerce The chamber provides information on events and recreation in the area.

North Louisiana Economic Partnership Non-profit economic development marketing organization promoting North Louisiana as a desirable and profitable business location.

Northeast Louisiana Economic Alliance 13-parish regional organization for northeast Louisiana.

Entergy Entergy Louisiana’s Economic Development Group outlines its programs and provides a buildings/sites database

Atmos Energy Gas supplier in the parish.

Louisiana Department of Economic Development The state department site provides information on incentive programs, loan programs, and data on locating in Louisiana.

Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association Louisiana’s premier organization of economic development professionals.

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Information on the permitting process provided to existing and local businesses.

Louisiana Workforce Commission Provides historical data on the labor activity in the area and workforce training

Governor’s Office Find out more about Louisiana’s governor and his policies.

EDUCATION

Morehouse Parish School Board Data/information on the parish public school system.

Louisiana Department of Education Louisiana school accountability programs, directory of primary and secondary schools and more.

Louisiana Board of Regents State colleges and universities including enrollment, graduation, and other statistics.

Louisiana Community and Technical College System Overview and links to Louisiana’s community and technical colleges.

LOUISIANA LEGISLATIVE REPRESENTATIVES

TOURISM

Morehouse Tourism Commission - Telephone: 318-281-3794

Bastrop Main Street City of Bastrop Main Street Program developed and maintains a truly revitalized downtown with businesses, shopping, farmer’s market and dining.

Louisiana Main to Main Annual November event throughout Louisiana, showcasing Main Street Communities, including Bastrop.

Recent News

SouthStar Urgent Care Announces Opening

SouthStar Urgent Care Announces Opening of Bastrop Location 2100 East Madison Avenue Bastrop, LA 71220…

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Update on Bussey Brake Renovation Project

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries provides Update on Bussey Brake  Release Date: 02/19/2019 The…

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Union Pacific RR awards $10,000 to MITA

Dorothy Ford, Treasurer and Glen Melton, President of Morehouse Innovation and Technology Alliance (MITA) of…

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John N John receives 2018 Economic Develpment Award

John N. John received the MEDCO 2018 Economic Development Award at the Annual October 16…

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INFORMATION

Capital One Bank Building
Suite A 101 South Franklin St.
Bastrop, Louisiana 71220

Office: 318-283-4000

Fax: 318-283-0651

morehouseedc@att.net

RECENT NEWS

SouthStar Urgent Care Announces Opening

December 2, 2019

SouthStar Urgent Care Announces Opening of Bastrop Location 2100 East Madison Avenue Bastrop, LA 71220 July 10, 2019…

Update on Bussey Brake Renovation Project

December 2, 2019

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries provides Update on Bussey Brake  Release Date: 02/19/2019 The Louisiana Department of…

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