As my administration has said from the beginning, “we can do hard things.” But we need your help. So, let’s get to work!

I want to thank everyone for your patience and cooperation during the COVID-19 state of emergency. Ascension Parish residents have risen to the challenge and because of that we have been able to “flatten the curve.” As we slowly and methodically begin to reopen the Parish to normal social and commercial practices, we must all be mindful that the coronavirus is still out there, and we need to continue following the precautions established by the CDC: social distancing, hand washing, and wearing masks in public. Let’s not let our guards down!

Clint Cointment

Welcome to Ascension Parish!

Ascension Parish President



President Cointment joins Gonzales Garden Club in Tree Planting Ceremony

An old Chinese proverb says that the best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago; the second best time is now. With that in mind, President Clint Cointment joined Gonzales city officials and the Gonzales Garden Club at a tree planting ceremony in front of the Ascension Parish Health Unit.
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Ascension Parish Council names officers and committees

Front Row, Left to Right – Chase Melancon, District 6; Teri Casso, District 8; President Clint Cointment; John Cagnolatti, District 10; Michael Mason, District 11. Back Row, Left to Right – Alvin Thomas, Jr., District 1; Corey Orgeron, District 4; Dempsey Lambert, District 5; Dal Waguespack, District 9; Joel Robert, District 2; Aaron Lawler, District 7; Travis Turner, District 3
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