St. John the Baptist Parish Press Releases

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St. John Officials Join Community in Anti-Littering Efforts

St. John Officials Join Community in Anti-Littering Efforts

March 11, 2019 ~ Hundreds of volunteers and Parish officials participated in the Annual Spring Clean Sweep event on Saturday, March 9, 2019.

 

Flood Fight Ongoing due to High Mississippi River Level

Flood Fight Ongoing due to High Mississippi River Level

March 8, 2019 ~ Residents should not drive on the levee during this time and be extremely cautious on bike and walking trails.

 

Mardi Gras Day Holiday Garbage Collection Notice

Mardi Gras Day Holiday Garbage Collection Notice

March 1, 2019 ~ No garbage collection on Mardi Gras Day.

 

Krewe Du Monde Parade Start Moved to 10:00 am Due to Potential Severe Weather

Krewe Du Monde Parade Start Moved to 10:00 am Due to Potential Severe Weather

March 1, 2019 ~ Krewe Du Monde Parade Start Moved to 10:00 am Due to Potential Severe Weather.

 

LaPlace Boil Water Advisory Lifted

LaPlace Boil Water Advisory Lifted

February 28, 2019 ~ Boil Water Advisory Lifted for LaPlace. Resume normal water use.

 

Federal, state and local partnership agreement for West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Risk Reduction Project

Federal, state and local partnership agreement for West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Risk Reduction Project

February 22, 2019 ~ The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District; Coastal Protection, CPRA and Levee District have signed the levee Partnership Agreement.

 

Parish Officials Gather to Break Ground on Safe Room Project

Parish Officials Gather to Break Ground on Safe Room Project

February 5, 2019 ~ The 4,000 square foot facility at an estimated cost of $1.2 million will serve as a secure location to house critical staff as they work emergencies.

 

Coalition for Sustainable Flood Insurance Releases 2019 Legislative Priorities

Coalition for Sustainable Flood Insurance Releases 2019 Legislative Priorities

February 1, 2019 ~ Priorities Focus on Risk Assessment, Affordability, Mitigation, and Participations

 

Gov. Edwards Commits More Than $350 Million to Louisiana’s Coastal Program

Gov. Edwards Commits More Than $350 Million to Louisiana’s Coastal Program

January 25, 2019 ~ . Gov. Edwards committed $30 million in surplus allowing the $760 million West Shore Lake Pontchartrain hurricane protection project to move forward.

 

St. John Animal Shelter Seeking Community Assistance

St. John Animal Shelter Seeking Community Assistance

January 22, 2019 ~ The St. John Animal Shelter recently seized more than 150 dogs in a cruelty case and are asking for the assistance of the community while waiting to transport the dogs to larger humane groups.

 

St. John Residents Invited to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations

St. John Residents Invited to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations

January 17, 2019 ~ Residents are invited to honor and celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at events being held throughout the Parish on Monday, January 21, 2019.

 

Shop Local Trivia Game Winners Announced

Shop Local Trivia Game Winners Announced

January 8, 2019 ~ Residents who correctly completed their Shop Local trivia cards were entered in a drawing to win prizes from local retailers.

 

Christmas Tree Collection Available

Christmas Tree Collection Available

January 2, 2019 ~ Residents should place their trees curbside for pick-up instead of discarding them in the landfill.

 

Parish details water meter installation set for 2019

Parish details water meter installation set for 2019

December 28, 2018 ~ The end of a multi-year struggle with inflated water bills is in sight, with installation of new Advanced Metering Infrastructure projected to begin in April 2019.

 

No Garbage Collection on New Year’s Day

No Garbage Collection on New Year’s Day

December 28, 2018 ~ Garbage Collection for New Year's Day will take place on Wed, January 2, 2019.

 

St. John Officials and Employees Celebrate Christmas by Giving

St. John Officials and Employees Celebrate Christmas by Giving

December 20, 2018 ~ Under Robottom’s tenure, parish officials and employees team up to assemble food boxes and baskets for families in greatest need during the holidays.

 

VOTE: Saturday, December 8, 2018

VOTE: Saturday, December 8, 2018

December 7, 2018 ~ Residents are reminded to vote in the Open General Election today, Saturday, December 8, 2018 if they have not done so already.

 

St. John Parish celebrates Blue Mass

St. John Parish celebrates Blue Mass

December 5, 2018 ~ “Today, we celebrate you,” Amadi told the first responders.

 

St. John Parish celebrates Blue Mass

St. John Parish celebrates Blue Mass

December 5, 2018 ~ “Today, we celebrate you,” Amadi told the first responders.

 

Shop Local This Holiday Season

Shop Local This Holiday Season

December 3, 2018 ~ Please be on the lookout for the annual Holiday Shop Local trivia game in the mail to all Parish residents and businesses.

 

Parish Services Open at New Government Complex

Parish Services Open at New Government Complex

December 3, 2018 ~ The new government complex at 1811 West Airline Highway in LaPlace is now open to the public.

 

Remember to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday!

Remember to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday!

November 21, 2018 ~ Small Business Saturday will take place Saturday November 24, 2018 and community members are encouraged to make their holiday purchases in St. John to kick off the holiday shopping season.

 

Early Voting Begins Saturday for the December 8 Election

Early Voting Begins Saturday for the December 8 Election

November 21, 2018 ~ Voters will participate in runoff elections for Louisiana Secretary of State, the District 11 School Board seat and a proposal to rededicate part of an existing millage to public health services.

 

Thanksgiving Garbage Collection Notice

Thanksgiving Garbage Collection Notice

November 21, 2018 ~ No Garbage Collection on Thanksgiving Day.

 

Industry Day Encourages Local Participation in Federal Projects

Industry Day Encourages Local Participation in Federal Projects

November 7, 2018 ~ The purpose of this event is to provide information regarding recently funded flood risk reduction projects, including the West Shore Levee Project.

 

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