City receives economic development honor

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The City of Donaldsonville received honorable mention for an economic development award at the Louisiana Municipal Association Convention. Shown with the plaque are, top row, from left: Councilman Reginald Francis, Councilman Emile Spano, Councilman Charles Brown; bottom row: Councilman Raymond Aucoin, Mayor Leroy Sullivan, and Councilman Lauthaught Delaney.

The City of Donaldsonville recently received honorable mention for outstanding community improvement in economic development in the 2013 Community Achievement Awards at the Louisiana Municipal Association Convention.

Robyn Penn Delaney of the city's LDRC said the award was for municipalities with 3,001 to 10,000 residents.

The LDRC noted the new city logo and web site, www.donaldsonville-la.gov, in entering the contest.

In presenting the plaque to city officials, Delaney said the group plans to submit the new improvements to Crescent Park for the next competition.