St. John the Baptist Parish Press Releases

Records 1 to 25 of 1371

Next Last
ELECTION REMINDER: Saturday, December 10, 2016

ELECTION REMINDER: Saturday, December 10, 2016

December 9, 2016 ~ Residents are reminded to vote in the December 10th Election. On the ballot for the parish is the rededication of the Juvenile Justice Fund. This is NOT new tax or tax increase.

 

St. John Homeowner Rehabilitation Program Assists More than 200 Residents

St. John Homeowner Rehabilitation Program Assists More than 200 Residents

December 8, 2016 ~ St. John Parish officials are pleased to announce that more than 70 homes damaged by Hurricane Isaac were recently renovated through the Homeowner Rehabilitation Program. An additional 45 homes are currently under construction.

 

CANCELLED: St. John the Baptist Parish Auction

CANCELLED: St. John the Baptist Parish Auction

December 8, 2016 ~ The St. John the Baptist Parish public auction has been cancelled for Saturday, December 10, 2016.

 

Entrepreneurs Graduate from FastTrac Program

Entrepreneurs Graduate from FastTrac Program

December 5, 2016 ~ On Monday, November 28, fifteen participants graduated from the fall 2016 Kauffman Foundation FastTrac Entrepreneurial Training Program.

 

Severe Weather and Rainfall Risk for St. John

Severe Weather and Rainfall Risk for St. John

December 3, 2016 ~ Beginning later tonight and continuing through Tuesday, December 6, 2016, isolated showers and thunderstorms including a slight risk of severe weather could impact the region including St. John the Baptist Parish.

 

St. John the Baptist Parish Auction

St. John the Baptist Parish Auction

December 2, 2016 ~ The St. John the Baptist Parish Council will publicly auction surplus vehicles, heavy equipment, office furniture, and other miscellaneous items on December 10, 2016 beginning at 10 a.m.

 

Councilman Perrilloux to Host Town Hall Meeting

Councilman Perrilloux to Host Town Hall Meeting

December 2, 2016 ~ St. John the Baptist Parish District IV Councilman Marvin Perrilloux will host a town hall meeting for residents of LaPlace Park on Wednesday, December 7 , 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at the LaPlace Main Library.

 

 Perrilloux Appointed to Louisiana Emergency Response Commission

Perrilloux Appointed to Louisiana Emergency Response Commission

December 1, 2016 ~ St. John Parish Assistant Director of Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Travis Perrilloux was recently appointed to the Louisiana Emergency Response Commission (LERC) by Governor John Bel Edwards.

 

Tornado Watch in Effect

Tornado Watch in Effect

November 29, 2016 ~ Tornado Watch is in effect until 5:00 am Wednesday, November 30th, 2016. Please stay tuned to rapidly changing weather conditions.

 

Chance of Severe Weather Remains late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning

Chance of Severe Weather Remains late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning

November 29, 2016 ~ Another round of strong to severe thunderstorms is expected to develop late tonight and track east across the central Gulf Coast.

 

Risk of Severe Weather for St. John Monday Afternoon through Tuesday

Risk of Severe Weather for St. John Monday Afternoon through Tuesday

November 27, 2016 ~ According to the National Weather Service, a risk of severe weather is expected for Southeast Louisiana Monday afternoon and evening through Tuesday including St. John Parish.

 

Utilities Projects, Completion for Council Chambers Top Council Agenda

Utilities Projects, Completion for Council Chambers Top Council Agenda

November 22, 2016 ~ Utilities projects were approved as well as renovations to the Percy Hebert Building Council Chambers.

 

LDEQ, EPA, St. John the Baptist Parish and Denka Performance Elastomer  announce schedule for implementation of chloroprene control measures

LDEQ, EPA, St. John the Baptist Parish and Denka Performance Elastomer announce schedule for implementation of chloroprene control measures

November 22, 2016 ~ Denka Performance Elastomer LLC (DPE) announced today it will institute a series of technical measures aimed at reducing emissions of chloroprene from its LaPlace, La., facility.

 

Cador Returns to Role as Human Resources Director

Cador Returns to Role as Human Resources Director

November 22, 2016 ~ Stacey Cador was recommended by Parish President Natalie Robottom and confirmed by the Council as Director of Human Resources at Tuesday’s council meeting. Cador returns to her position of 11 years following a personal hiatus.

 

ELECTION REMINDER: Early Voting Opens Saturday, November 26

ELECTION REMINDER: Early Voting Opens Saturday, November 26

November 22, 2016 ~ On Saturday, December 10, 2016 voters will decide whether or not to rededicate an existing tax revenue to fund the juvenile justice system. THIS IS NOT A NEW TAX NOR A TAX INCREASE.

 

 Small Business Saturday: Shop Local, Shop St. John

Small Business Saturday: Shop Local, Shop St. John

November 22, 2016 ~ Small Business Saturday will be held this year on November 26 and community members are encouraged to make their holiday purchases in St. John. Small Business Saturday signage will be displayed throughout the Parish as a reminder.

 

Statewide Burn Ban Lifted

Statewide Burn Ban Lifted

November 21, 2016 ~ State Fire Marshal, H. “Butch” Browning and Agricultural and Forestry Commissioner, Mike Strain has lifted the statewide burn ban on outdoor burning that was issued on November 5, 2016.

 

Robottom & Staff Donate Canned Goods to Local Food Pantry

Robottom & Staff Donate Canned Goods to Local Food Pantry

November 16, 2016 ~ Residents, festival goers, Parish officials and staff donated hundreds of canned goods Friday night during the annual Andouille Festival $1 night. The non-perishable foods were sorted and packed for delivery to benefit more than 100 families.

 

 Guns 'n Hoses Fundraiser Planned for this Saturday Nov. 12

Guns 'n Hoses Fundraiser Planned for this Saturday Nov. 12

November 10, 2016 ~ The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office and St. John Firefighters will host a "Guns 'n Hoses" flag football tournament November 12, beginning at 8 a.m., at Joe Keller Stadium in LaPlace.

 

More Businesses receive Funding through Small Business Loan & Grant Program

More Businesses receive Funding through Small Business Loan & Grant Program

November 10, 2016 ~ Five additional businesses of the 14 small businesses eligible for the Hurricane Isaac Small Business Loan and Grant Program received their funding allocations during a check presentation at the Percy Hebert Building Thursday, November 3, 2016.

 

Registrar of Voters Appointment Vacancy Notice

Registrar of Voters Appointment Vacancy Notice

November 9, 2016 ~ In accordance with the Article XI of the Constitution of Louisiana and Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:51 – 18:52, the St. John the Baptist Parish Governing Authority is requesting qualified individuals to submit an application packet for appointment

 

St. John Officials Break Ground on New Edgard Senior Citizen’s Center

St. John Officials Break Ground on New Edgard Senior Citizen’s Center

November 9, 2016 ~ Parish President Natalie Robottom, Administrative Staff, Councilman-at-Large Division A Larry Sorapuru and Councilmember Kurt Becnel joined Council on Aging Director Cheryl Parquet, Board Members, and other community members for a groundbreaking.

 

Election Reminder: Tuesday, November 8

Election Reminder: Tuesday, November 8

November 7, 2016 ~ Residents are reminded to vote in the United States Presidential/Congressional Election and Open Primary tomorrow, Tuesday, November 8, 2016 if they have not done so already.

 

Burn Ban Issued for Parts of Louisiana

Burn Ban Issued for Parts of Louisiana

November 5, 2016 ~ Burn Ban Issued for Parts of Louisiana including St. John Parish.

 

Utility Billing Software Down for Upgrades

Utility Billing Software Down for Upgrades

November 4, 2016 ~ The St. John the Baptist Parish utility billing software will undergo system maintenance from Friday, November 4, 2016 through 4:30 p.m. Monday, November 7, 2016.

 

Next Last