Public Works

Director of Public Works

Brian Nunes

publicworks@stjohn-la.gov

(985) 652-4815

1801 W. Airline Hwy LaPlace, LA 70068

Additional Phone Numbers: (985) 536-4274 - (985) 652-7527

Staff Title Ext. Email
Verdell Kindrick Assistant Director 1129 v.kindrick@stjohn-la.gov
Elaine Tassara Executive Secretary 1120 e.tassara@stjohn-la.gov
Tracy Perilloux Executive Secretary 1121 t.perilloux@sjbparish.com

The St. John the Baptist Parish Public Works department is responsible for maintaining roadways, roadsides, drainage and the collection of  debris on more than 441 miles of roads and 136 miles of major canals and ditches throughout the parish. The department has an operating budget of $7.8M dollars which includes funding for solid waste, drainage, maintenance, equipment and roads and bridges.

Public Works Hours:

  • East Bank Office hours:7:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Thursday, 7:00 am to 11:00 am Friday
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Office # 985-652-4815 - Fax # 985-652-7527
  • West Bank Office Hours:7:00am to 4:30 pm Monday through Thursday, 7:00 am to 11:00 am Friday

Public Works Contacts

  • Director:  - 985-652-4815
  • Asst. Director:  Verdell Kindrick - 985-652-4815, v.kindrick@stjohn-la.gov
  • Executive Secretary of Public Works: Elaine Tassara - 985-652-4815, e.tassara@stjohn-la.gov
  • West Bank Superintendent – Joe Stockman- 985-331-4560
  • Street light - call 985-359-0146. Email: s.troxler@sjbparish.com
     

Rain Events

In the event of a rain event, residents are asked to clear any debris from catch basins located near their homes in an effort to prepare the drainage systems.  Please report any issues or concerns through the 9-1-1 Communications Center by dialing 9-1-1.  Public Works personnel will be dispatched as necessary.