Planning and Projects

Project Development and Administration Assistance
Kisatchie-Delta’s programming and professional support, along with its long-term intergovernmental experience and engagement have resulted in investments to central Louisiana that help improve and enhance infrastructure, enrich a culture and economy dependent on entrepreneurship for competitiveness, and engage and empower communities to advance strategies for resilience, sustainability and opportunity.

Current and recent projects within the region include:

  • Avoyelles Parish Port – Infrastructure (Road/Water/Sewer)
  • Catahoula Parish – Harrisonburg water system infrastructure
  • Concordia Parish – Assessor’s Office GIS Infrastructure, Vidalia Technology Center, Vidalia Port and industrial development
  • Grant Parish – Assessor’s Office GIS Infrastructure, Business and Resource Development Center
  • LaSalle Parish  – Water system infrastructure (multiple systems) and project development, road infrastructure
  • Rapides Parish  – construction administration, Central Louisiana Regional Port transportation enhancement, CLEDA acquisition and construction
  • Vernon Parish – incentives assistance and economic analysis
  • Winn Parish – collaboration with Louisiana Political Hall of Fame Museum
  • Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana – Pre-Hazard Mitigation Planning
  • Louisiana Colonial Trails Scenic Byway (regional corridor management/collaboration)
  • Assistance for water and wastewater infrastructure, particularly urgent and emergent circumstances affecting public health and safety, as well as foundations for business and industry – Concordia, LaSalle, Rapides Parishes
  • Restore Louisiana – Small Business Recovery Lending activity with Office of Community Development for approximately 27 parishes
  • Strategic framework development – Ferriday, LA (initial trial to Start To Explore Possibilities)
  • Resiliency and Recovery Initiatives, including hazard mitigation strategies/applied concepts
  • Convening for governance and leadership capacities, like local government access to Census training, promoting updated geographies and complete counts
  • Project conceptualization, packaging, and grantsmanship assistance throughout the region (environmental recovery, museum and tourism development, infrastructure, technology and incubation, etc.)
  • GO BIZ and GROW BIZ, support entrepreneurs and the ecosystem leadership network