Government

Greetings from the Mayor

Welcome to Ruston, home of Louisiana Tech University!
 
As a university community, Ruston offers residents and visitors alike a quality of life that reflects the best of the American experience. Located at the crossroads of the South and Southwest, Ruston has all of the charm and warmth of a small Louisiana town while providing a wide variety of educational, cultural and economic opportunities. Our citizens enjoy a continuing celebration of the arts, outstanding sporting events, outdoor life, excellent schools, wonderful churches, unique shops and restaurants and a forward looking city government that welcomes new business, new people and new ideas.
 
In addition to its vibrant economy and long term growth outlook, Ruston offers many diversified business opportunities. These opportunities are enhanced by cutting edge technological research and development at Louisiana Tech. Tech’s faculty and administration are committed to innovation and excellence in education, and are fully engaged in the economic development of the city. Tech’s highly motivated student body also contribute to Ruston’s exciting and positive atmosphere. 
 
Thanks for visiting our website. We join with our Board of Aldermen and all of our citizens in extending an invitation to you to visit our community first hand and see why Ruston is such a great place to live, raise a family and do business!