St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Businesses Asked to Complete Survey Following Winter Weather Event

Businesses Asked to Complete Survey Following Winter Weather Event

Thursday, January 30, 2014

In an effort to determine the impact of Winter Storm Leon to businesses in St. John the Baptist Parish, the Department of Economic Development is requesting that all businesses complete a brief survey located on the parish website. This survey is an opportunity for businesses to provide information that will assist with disaster recovery efforts. The survey takes approximately 5 minutes to complete.

The information submitted on the questionnaire remains confidential and the survey data are reported only in aggregate form. The information provided in this survey will not impact your eligibility to receive assistance from any federal, state, local agency or privately-owned organization. Businesses are asked to provide a response by Friday, February 21, 2014.

A Business Continuity Planning Workshop will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 4 pm at the St. John the Baptist Business Training Center located at the South Central Louisiana Technical College in Reserve, LA. The first 10 businesses to register onsite for the workshop will receive an emergency radio/flashlight combo set. Workshops are free and open to the public.

For additional information, please contact the St. John Parish Department of Economic Development at 985-652-9569 or email