I feel incredibly honored to serve as the mayor of such a vibrant and beautiful city. Eunice is a community that is rich in history, culture, and tradition, and I am grateful every day for the opportunity to lead this great city.
Our city is known for its lively music scene, delicious cuisine, and friendly residents. Eunice is a place where neighbors still look out for each other, and where families can feel safe and secure.
As mayor of Eunice, I am proud to say that our city is thriving. Our local economy is strong, and we have a wide range of businesses that provide jobs and services to our community. We have excellent schools that are committed to providing our children with a high-quality education, and we have many recreational opportunities that allow residents to enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings of our city.
What I am most grateful for as the mayor of Eunice is the people who call this city home. Our residents are some of the kindest, most generous, and hardworking people you will ever meet. They are the heart and soul of our community, and I am constantly inspired by their dedication to making Eunice a better place to live.
Being the mayor of Eunice is an honor that I do not take lightly. I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to serve this community, and I am committed to working hard every day to ensure that Eunice remains a great place to live, work, and raise a family. Thank you, and I look forward to continuing to serve you in the years ahead.
Scott Fontenot Mayor of Eunice
Scott is a lifelong resident of Eunice, Louisiana. He is married to Katie Smith Fontenot, an educator at Eunice High School, and together, the have two children, Anzley and Wesley.
Scott is the son of the late Retired Eunice Police Chief Gary “Goose” Fontenot (3 terms elected, served 1999-2010) and Mary Ann Fontenot (employed at Aguillard Agency for 46 years).
He has been a local business owner of Superior Auto Specialists since 2004.
He has served in government since 2010, when he was elected as Ward Four City Councilman for two terms until 2014. He served as Mayor Pro-Temp in 2014 and 2015, and was appointed as interim Mayor in October 2015. He was elected Mayor in a special election March 2016, and then re-elected in 2018 and currently serving.