St. John the Baptist Parish Press Releases

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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.

 

St. John Holds Successful Health & Wellness Event

St. John Holds Successful Health & Wellness Event

September 28, 2018 ~ The St. John the Baptist Parish Health & Human Services Department sponsored a Health and Wellness Event recently at REGALA Gym with more than 260 participants

 

45th Annual Andouille Festival Announces Food, Crafts and Music Line-Up

45th Annual Andouille Festival Announces Food, Crafts and Music Line-Up

September 27, 2018 ~ Live entertainment for the festival main stage includes The Bucktown All-Stars, Mojeaux, 90 Degrees West, Keith Frank and the Souileau Zydeco Band, Shot Time, Faith Becnel & the Music Krewe and more. The Gospel Tent will feature headliner Wayne Antho

 

Voter’s Registration & Education Week

Voter’s Registration & Education Week

September 20, 2018 ~ Representatives will visit locations throughout the Parish to increase voter registration.

 

Festival Kick-Off and Poster Reveal for the 45th Annual Andouille Festival

Festival Kick-Off and Poster Reveal for the 45th Annual Andouille Festival

September 18, 2018 ~ The annual festival is slated to take place October 19 - 21, 2018 at the Thomas F. Daley Memorial (Hwy 51) Park in LaPlace.

 

Parish Utilities Announces Water System Chlorine Flush

Parish Utilities Announces Water System Chlorine Flush

September 18, 2018 ~ The chlorine flush for Water Districts #1 and #2 (Edgard, Reserve, Garyville & Mt. Airy) will begin on Monday, October 1 is expected to last 30 days. The water is safe to drink during this time.

 

Gov. Edwards Awards over $41 Million to Coastal Parishes for LA SAFE Flood-Resilience Projects

Gov. Edwards Awards over $41 Million to Coastal Parishes for LA SAFE Flood-Resilience Projects

September 13, 2018 ~ St. John the Baptist Parish: $6,046,000 for Airline & Main Complete Streets;

 

The 45th Annual Andouille Festival Announced for October 19-21

The 45th Annual Andouille Festival Announced for October 19-21

September 10, 2018 ~ The annual Andouille Festival presented by Marathon Petroleum Company, LP returns to the grounds of the Community Center in LaPlace for a fun-filled three day weekend October 19-21, 2018 delivering tasty andouille inspired dishes, rockin’ bands, ri

 

St. John Parish Seeks Contestants for Andouille Queen Pageants

St. John Parish Seeks Contestants for Andouille Queen Pageants

August 24, 2018 ~ St. John the Baptist Parish Andouille Pageant Committee is currently seeking contestants for the 2018 Miss and Teen Andouille Queen Pageants.

 

 Corps of Engineers: $760 million levee project to protect St. John should be finished by 2023

Corps of Engineers: $760 million levee project to protect St. John should be finished by 2023

August 17, 2018 ~ When completed, the project will protect over 60,000 people in the River Parishes, according to the St. John Parish government, as well as commercial and industrial structures and the Interstate 10 hurricane evacuation corridor.

 

Over $800,000 invested in Parish’s 2018 Road Improvement Program

Over $800,000 invested in Parish’s 2018 Road Improvement Program

August 15, 2018 ~ Under Robottom’s Administration, more than $15 million has been invested in the Parish’s Road Improvement Program, with over 100 roads being repaired since 2010.

 

Parish Officials Announce Completion of Historic Structure Surveys

Parish Officials Announce Completion of Historic Structure Surveys

July 31, 2018 ~ The new data will assist with administration of recently-adopted Historic District standards, development of future Historic District guidelines, and completion of citizen applications for historic rehabilitation tax credits.

 

Juan Joseph’s legacy forever remembered with dedicated park

Juan Joseph’s legacy forever remembered with dedicated park

July 16, 2018 ~ His legacy was honored at this week’s St. John Parish Council meeting, when the West Bank Recreational Park in Edgard was officially renamed “Juan Anthony Joseph Park.”

 

St. John Parish Celebrates Independence Day

St. John Parish Celebrates Independence Day

July 5, 2018 ~ President Natalie Robottom and the Parish Council celebrated our nation's freedom on Wednesday, July 3rd with the 13th Annual Veterans Luncheon and the 18th Annual Independence Day Celebration along the River.

 

Vendor Applications now open for Annual Andouille Festival Scheduled Oct. 19-21

Vendor Applications now open for Annual Andouille Festival Scheduled Oct. 19-21

July 5, 2018 ~ All vendor applications are due by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, August 1, 2018

 

Congressman Garret Graves Announces Full Funding to Complete West Shore Levee Project

Congressman Garret Graves Announces Full Funding to Complete West Shore Levee Project

July 5, 2018 ~ $760 million secured for West Shore Hurricane Protection Levee.

 

Garbage Collection to Take Place on Fourth of July

Garbage Collection to Take Place on Fourth of July

July 3, 2018 ~ Garbage Collection will take place on Fourth of July.

 

Parish Officials Prepare for Independence Day Celebrations

Parish Officials Prepare for Independence Day Celebrations

June 30, 2018 ~ Parish officials are gearing up for the annual Veterans Luncheon and Independence Day Celebrations Along the River Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018.

 

Residents Encouraged to Register for Parish Mass Notification System

Residents Encouraged to Register for Parish Mass Notification System

June 21, 2018 ~ St. John the Baptist Parish officials are urging residents to register with or update their information on the Parish mass notification system.

 

Residents Encouraged to Take Precautions Against Mosquitoes

Residents Encouraged to Take Precautions Against Mosquitoes

June 16, 2018 ~ St. John Mosquito Control has detected positive cases of the West Nile Virus in St. John the Baptist Parish, specifically in Zone 60A/60B , (LaPlace), Zone 40B (Belle Pointe) and Zone 80 (Lucy).

 

Parish Pools and Splash Pads Open for the Summer

Parish Pools and Splash Pads Open for the Summer

June 12, 2018 ~ The “Alex Roland Reese” swimming pool on the Eastbank is located at 194 REGALA Park Road in Reserve and the Westbank pool is located at 136 Castle Dr. in Edgard.

 

Local Entrepreneurs Graduate from FastTrac Program

Local Entrepreneurs Graduate from FastTrac Program

June 8, 2018 ~ Approximately 18 participants graduated from the spring 2018 Kauffman Foundation FastTrac Entrepreneurial Training Program recently.

 

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