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Council District 1
Trae Welch
To email the Councilmember: 
council-dist1@brgov.com 

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Council District 1Trae Welch Trae Welch was elected to the Metropolitan Council representing District 1 in 2008. District 1 covers the northern part of the parish and generally runs north of a line that includes Heck Young Road, Lavey Lane, Petit Road, Comite Drive, Dyer Road, McCullough Road and Denham Road.

A native of Baker, Louisiana, Trae graduated from Baker High School and received his Bachelor of Science degree at UL at Monroe, and Jurist Doctorate Degree from Southern University.

Trae Welch is a local attorney in Zachary and also serves as Zachary City Prosecutor. He is a former Baker Councilman and former member of the Baker Planning and Zoning Board. Trae is currently twice elected to the GBR Airport Board, a member of the Regional Arts Council of Zachary (RACZ) and a Member of Zachary, Central and Baker Chamber of Commerce. He and his wife, Lynn own and operate a retail store in Zachary. They have two children, Quade and Vivian.

Council District 1 Lines

Council District 1 covers the northern part of the Parish, including the City of Zachary and Northern parts of the Cities of Baker and Central. The District also includes the areas of Alsen, Chaneyville, Port Hudson and Pride.

Metro 1 District Meetings

Councilmember Welch said, With such a large and diverse District, my goal is to have active public involvement, to give each and every person in Council District 1 an opportunity to voice their opinion, share ideas or suggestions. Councilmember Welch moves around the district on a continual basis in an effort to reach every citizen. Metro 1 meetings are held on a rotating basis the. Councilman Trae Welch would like to invite every citizen residing in District 1 to attend the monthly Metro 1 District Meetings, which are held in Baker, Cheneyville and Zachary on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. These meetings are held on a rotating basis.

Listed below are the upcoming Metro 1 Meeting dates and locations scheduled throughout the year.

  • Tuesday, August 5th
    Baker Municipal Center, 3325 Groom Road


  • Tuesday, September 2nd
    Chaneyville Community Center, 13211 Jackson Road


  • Tuesday, October 7th
    Zachary Library, 1900 Church Street


  • Tuesday, November 4th
    Baker Municipal Center, 3325 Groom Road


  • Tuesday, December 2nd
    Chaneyville Community Center, 13211 Jackson Road

For more information on Council District 1, please call 225.389.5170. or email the councilman's Legislative Assistant, Mrs. Lisa Rioux.