Gretna Heritage Fest funding, fireworks rules on tap for Gretna City Council

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Gretna City Hall (Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) Funding the Gretna Heritage Festival and revamping the code governing fireworks are on the agenda of the Gretna City Council Wednesday (Sept. 9). The council is expected to approve by consent $200,000 for the festival, which is the city’s premiere tourist attraction.

The council meets at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, Huey P. Long Avenue and Second Street.

Here are three items to watch. Gretna Fest : Jefferson Parish makes an annual allocation to the festival, using riverboat proceeds from Boomtown Casino. The year’s contribution is $200,000. The festival is Oct. 2-4 […]