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District 1 Newsletter (May 2015)
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,
and 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, October 4th
6:30PM at the Zachary Sheriff Sub Station
- Tuesday, October 7th
Zachary Library, 1900 Church Street
- Tuesday, November 1st
6:30PM at Baker Municipal Center
- Tuesday, November 4th
Baker Municipal Center, 3325 Groom Road
- Tuesday, December 2nd
Chaneyville Community Center, 13211 Jackson Road
- Tuesday, December 6th
6:30PM at Chaneyville Community Center
For more information on Council District 1, please call 225.389.5170 or email the councilman's Legislative Assistant, Mrs. Lisa Rioux.