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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.

 

Waitr Expands Food Delivery Service to St. John Parish

Waitr Expands Food Delivery Service to St. John Parish

November 6, 2018 ~ Through the mobile APP, LaPlace and Reserve residents can browse menus and place their orders to participating restaurants. Once an order is placed, a Waitr driver delivers the food for a flat fee of $5.

 

Election Reminder: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Election Reminder: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

November 5, 2018 ~ THIS MILLAGE IS NOT A NEW TAX NOR A TAX INCREASE.

 

Fans flock to Andouille Festival food

Fans flock to Andouille Festival food

October 30, 2018 ~ Attendance was impacted by rain on Saturday, but Friday night and Sunday brought large crowds to the festival grounds, boosting sales by our local businesses, non-profits and school organizations.

 

New Andouille Queens Crowned

New Andouille Queens Crowned

October 16, 2018 ~ Laeh Alexander, the 2017 Miss Andouille Queen, crowned Mandi Sweeney as the 2018 Queen. The 2017 Teen Andouille Queen, Patience Pray relinquished her title to Jenna Necaise.

 

Early Voting Begins October 23, 2018

Early Voting Begins October 23, 2018

October 15, 2018 ~ Early voting for Open Primary/Congressional Election on November 6, 2018 will be Tuesday, October 23, 2018 through Tuesday, October 30, 2018

 

Robottom meets with DOTD on State Highways & Drainage Concern

Robottom meets with DOTD on State Highways & Drainage Concern

October 10, 2018 ~ Taking a hand’s on approach, President Robottom led the tour throughout the Parish to identify problem areas that are maintained by the state.

 

Infrastructure and Recovery Projects Move Forward

Infrastructure and Recovery Projects Move Forward

October 9, 2018 ~ During the previous Council Meeting, a $1,220,000 contract with a $98,910 alternate was awarded to Onshore Construction Company, LLC of Thibodaux for construction of the Safe Room Project. This facility will provide a secure location to support reco

 

DOTD Motorist Assistance Patrol (MAP) Service Expands to River Parishes

DOTD Motorist Assistance Patrol (MAP) Service Expands to River Parishes

October 9, 2018 ~ Since October 1, the existing MAP services provided along I-10 in Jefferson and Orleans Parishes have expanded to cover I-10 in St. Charles, St. James, and St. John the Baptist Parishes.

 

Andouille Festival Posters & Ride Passes - Available for purchase

Andouille Festival Posters & Ride Passes - Available for purchase

October 4, 2018 ~ Andouille Festival Posters and Ride passes will go on sale Friday, October 5, 2018 at local stores. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of these special offers in advance of the fun-filled festival weekend.

 

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