PSC commissioner sets Gonzales town hall meet

Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Eric Skrmetta is holding a town hall meeting Monday to hear any concerns residents of his district have about utility service.

The meeting is set for 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Blvd., in Gonzales.

Skrmetta represents District 1 of the Public Service Commission, an area that includes four parishes and portions of five others, including Ascension Parish.

District 1 boundaries in Ascension are from the Livingston/Ascension line and La. 44 to Babin, then down along Black Bayou to Bayou Francois, to La. 22, then along the Ascension/Livingston line all the way to Bayou Manchac and back to La. 44.

Residents who have a concern about utilities but are unable to attend the meeting Monday can call Skrmetta’s offices in Mandeville, (985) 624-4660; Metairie, (504) 846-6930; or toll free at (800) 228-9368.

Skrmetta can also be reached through his website,, and on Facebook at “Commissioner Eric Skrmetta, LPSC.”