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Vegetation and Mosquito Control


David Luke



Hours of Operation

  • Tue - Fri, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Holiday Week: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Physical Address

  • 1860 Grand Caillou Road
  • Houma, LA 70360

Mailing Address

  • P. O. Box 2768
  • Houma, LA 70361

Our Misson

Primary responsibilities of this division are to maintain the vegetation along parish roads, streets, levees, drainage laterals, drainage canals, boulevards, cemeteries and various locations around the parish, which includes grass cutting and tree trimming. The division also oversees the Mosquito Control Program.  With a work force of approximately 16 employees, the responsibilities of this division vary considerably performing the following:

  • coordinate contractual services for selected areas of the parish
  • manage annual mosquito control contract (daily spraying, larviciding and aerial spraying applications)
  • manage vegetation maintenance contractors with respect to drainage levees, laterals, city parks, boulevards, cemeteries and various locations
  • participate in parish wide beautification programs (landscaping)
  • coordinate grass cutting and tree trimming with other departments
  • control vegetation growth within the city limits near sidewalks and curbs

To report problems with grass cutting, tree trimming, or mosquito spraying, contact Crystal Hardeman, Administrative Coordinator I, at (985) 873-6736 or email her at

You can also make a request using the form provided.

Our Statistics

2012 Grass Cutting and Herbicide Application

  Acreage Cycles
per Year
Laterals 1,163.64 12
Levees 913.05 9
Aquatic 1,605.8 4

Our Staff

David Luke, Superintendent (985) 873-6736
Crystal Hardeman, Administrative Coordinator I (985) 873-6736


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