St. John the Baptist Parish Press Releases

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Greenwood Park Closed During the Parks Improvements Project

Greenwood Park Closed During the Parks Improvements Project

November 5, 2015 ~ Due to heavy equipment and construction materials around the area, Greenwood Park will be closed beginning Friday, November 6th until the improvements are complete.

 

Early Vote for Run-Off Election

Early Vote for Run-Off Election

November 5, 2015 ~

 

Wastewater Treatment Pond & Wetland Assimilation Projects

Wastewater Treatment Pond & Wetland Assimilation Projects

November 3, 2015 ~ St. John the Baptist Parish is planning to convert a wastewater retention pond to a three million gallon per day wastewater treatment pond. Estimated construction cost of this project is $6,778,200.00. The purpose of the public hearing will be to di

 

Denka Performance Elastomer Announces Corporate Headquarters Project In Louisiana

Denka Performance Elastomer Announces Corporate Headquarters Project In Louisiana

November 2, 2015 ~ Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal and Denka Performance Elastomer LLC President and CEO Koki Tabuchi announced the creation of a new corporate headquarters at the company’s LaPlace site.

 

Corner Store Opens in LaPlace

Corner Store Opens in LaPlace

October 30, 2015 ~ Parish President Natalie Robottom joined representatives from the River Region Chamber of Commerce in celebrating the grand opening of Corner Store located at 647 Belle Terre Blvd in LaPlace.

 

Trick-or-Treating Moved to Friday, October 30

Trick-or-Treating Moved to Friday, October 30

October 28, 2015 ~ Trick-or-treating has moved to Friday, October 30th. The recommended hours of trick-or-treating are between 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. in St. John the Baptist Parish.

 

St. John Facilitates Mosquito Flyover

St. John Facilitates Mosquito Flyover

October 28, 2015 ~ Due to the recent rainfall and increase of mosquitoes, St. John Mosquito Control will conduct a flyover tonight to aerial spray the Parish.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE: St. John Parish Isaac CDBG Homeowner Rehabilitation Program Floodplains and Wetlands Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE: St. John Parish Isaac CDBG Homeowner Rehabilitation Program Floodplains and Wetlands Notice

October 28, 2015 ~

 

State Officials to Lift Burn Ban

State Officials to Lift Burn Ban

October 27, 2015 ~ Due to a large, albeit welcomed, saturating amount of rain over the weekend that helped dampen the chances of the spread of wildland fires, the State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Department of Agriculture and Forestry are lifting a statewide burn

 

Weather Update #5

Weather Update #5

October 27, 2015 ~ Beginning early Sunday morning, a strong low pressure system traveling from the western Gulf through Louisiana dumped more than 8 inches of rainfall in St. John the Baptist Parish.

 

Sandbags

Sandbags

October 26, 2015 ~ Sandbags will be available at 425 Captain G. Bourgeois through 8:00p.m. tonight.

 

Weather Update #4 - Coastal Flood Warning Extended

Weather Update #4 - Coastal Flood Warning Extended

October 26, 2015 ~ A Coastal Flood Warning is expected to be extended through Tuesday morning for St. John the Baptist Parish and the surrounding areas. Lake Maurepas and Lake Pontchartrain water levels remain approximately 3.3 feet above normal. With high tide forec

 

Public Meeting - POSTPONED

Public Meeting - POSTPONED

October 26, 2015 ~ The purpose of the public hearing will be to discuss and receive comments on these planned projects.

 

Residents Asked to Minimize Discharge into Wastewater System

Residents Asked to Minimize Discharge into Wastewater System

October 26, 2015 ~ St. John residents are being asked to minimize the amount of discharge placed into the wastewater system in an effort to prevent overflows.

 

WEATHER UPDATE 3

WEATHER UPDATE 3

October 26, 2015 ~ After nearly 7.5 inches of rainfall in St. John the Baptist Parish caused street flooding and power outages, a Flash Flood Watch remains in place until 1:00 p.m. today and a Coastal Flood Warning has been issued until 7:00 pm due to strong onshore fl

 

Weather Update 2

Weather Update 2

October 25, 2015 ~ The National Weather Service is predicting an additional 3-4 inches of rainfall tonight into Monday. A tornado watch is in effect until 2 am. Should a tornado warning be issued, seek shelter immediately. Residents should seek shelter on the lowest f

 

Flash Flood Watch in Effect until 1 pm Monday

Flash Flood Watch in Effect until 1 pm Monday

October 25, 2015 ~ The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for all of Southeast Louisiana including St. John Parish and southern Mississippi through 1 pm Monday. An isolated tornado or two cannot be ruled out during this time.

 

Risk of Heavy Rainfall and High Tides Sunday through Wednesday

Risk of Heavy Rainfall and High Tides Sunday through Wednesday

October 23, 2015 ~ According to the National Weather Service, a surface low forecast is expected to develop over the western Gulf of Mexico this weekend and into next week bringing heavy rainfall and higher than normal tides.

 

VOTE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24TH

VOTE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24TH

October 23, 2015 ~ Polling sites throughout the parish will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Voters are asked to provide photo identification. Campaign paraphernalia and clothing is not allowed at the polls or during early voting.

 

42nd Andouille Festival Draws Record Crowds

42nd Andouille Festival Draws Record Crowds

October 22, 2015 ~ With beautiful weather this weekend, the 42nd Annual Andouille Festival was the place to be for a smokin’ good time. More than 20,000 festival goers attended the festival presented by Marathon Petroleum Company LP at the Thomas F. Daley Memorial P

 

Pin Oak Terminals Announces $600 Million Petroleum Liquids Storage Terminal In St. John The Baptist Parish

Pin Oak Terminals Announces $600 Million Petroleum Liquids Storage Terminal In St. John The Baptist Parish

October 21, 2015 ~ Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal, Parish President Natalie Robottom, and CEO Mike Reed of Pin Oak Terminals announced the company plans to make a $600 million capital investment in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, where the company will build a petrol

 

Road Closures: LA 18

Road Closures: LA 18

October 20, 2015 ~ The LA Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) will be closing LA 18 (River Road) on the Westbank of St. John Parish to through traffic at three points from 6 am to 7 pm, Wednesday, October 21, Thursday, October 22 and Friday, October 23

 

Event Rental Company Opens in LaPlace

Event Rental Company Opens in LaPlace

October 16, 2015 ~ The LA Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) will be closing LA 18 (River Road) on the Westbank of St. John Parish to through traffic at three points from 6 am to 7 pm, Wednesday, October 21, Thursday, October 22 and Friday, October 23

 

Burn Ban Issued for Entire State of Louisiana

Burn Ban Issued for Entire State of Louisiana

October 16, 2015 ~ Due to the extremely dry conditions within the state, State Fire Marshal, H. Butch Browning and, Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner, Mike Strain have issued a cease and desist order for all private burning, pursuant to authority under R.S. 40:1563

 

Public Meeting: $1 Billion National Disaster Resilience Competition

Public Meeting: $1 Billion National Disaster Resilience Competition

October 13, 2015 ~ St. John the Baptist Parish and the Louisiana Office of Community Development will hold a public meeting on Monday, October 19th

 

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