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JEFFERSON PARISH COUNCIL HOLDS SPECIAL MEETING TO DISCUSS HOSPITAL DEAL

JEFFERSON, LA – The Jefferson Parish Council will hold a special meeting on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 5 p.m. at the Joseph S. Yenni Building, 1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Jefferson, 70123 to discuss the proposed Asset Purchase Agreement between LCMC Health and East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH).

No Garbage Collection on Mardi Gras Day, Tuesday, February 25, 2020 Curbside Recycling to Take Place as Scheduled

JEFFERSON, LA – There will be no garbage collection in unincorporated Jefferson Parish or in the town of Jean Lafitte on Mardi Gras, Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

STATEMENT BY PARISH PRESIDENT CYNTHIA LEE SHENG ON THE PASSING OF CHRIS ROBERTS, FORMER JEFFERSON PARISH COUNCIL CHAIRMAN

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NEWS RELEASE

JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA

February 20, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

STATEMENT BY PARISH PRESIDENT CYNTHIA LEE SHENG ON THE PASSING OF CHRIS ROBERTS, FORMER JEFFERSON PARISH COUNCIL CHAIRMAN

“We are absolutely heartbroken to hear that our former colleague and former Jefferson Parish Council Chairman Chris Roberts has passed away. He was a truly dedicated public servant, with a career spanning over two decades. He made a lasting impact throughout Jefferson Parish, serving on the Jefferson Parish school board and then the Jefferson Parish council. Our thoughts and condolences are with Mr. Robert’s family, loved ones and former colleagues, as well as the citizens of Jefferson Parish, during this difficult time.”

- Cynthia Lee Sheng, Jefferson Parish President

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IRS TAX FORMS AVAILABLE AT ALL JEFFERSON PARISH LIBRARIES

JEFFERSON, LA – The Jefferson Parish Library will be distributing the IRS 1040 tax forms and instruction booklets at all Jefferson Parish libraries this tax season.

LANE CLOSURE: LAPALCO BOULEVARD BRIDGE AT BAYOU SEGNETTE

Starting on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, all east and westbound lanes on Lapalco Blvd. bridge at Bayou Segnette will be closed starting at 9:00 a.m.

DEPARTMENT OF PROPERTY MAINTENANCE, ZONING QUALITY OF LIFE TO CONDUCT SWEEP

The Jefferson Parish Department of Property Maintenance, Zoning/Quality of Life will be conducting a sweep within the geographical boundaries of Council District 3 on the West Bank of Jefferson Parish on Thursday, February 20, 2020

METAIRIE PARADES PUSHED BACK AN HOUR DUE TO WEATHER

JEFFERSON, LA – Due to weather, this evening’s Metairie parades will be pushed back by one hour.

JEFFERSON PARISH PARTNERS WITH JEFFERSON CHAMBER AND ITS YOUNG PROFESSIONALS COMMITTEE ON REBRANDING PROJECT

The Jefferson Parish Council passed a resolution at this week’s Council Meeting to organize a joint effort with the Parish President’s Office, the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce and its Young Professionals Committee, to develop a rebranding strategy for Jefferson Parish.

PARC DES FAMILLES TO OPEN LATE

JEFFERSON, LA – Parc Des Familles, located at 6101 Leo Kerner Lafitte Parkway in Marrero, will open at 1 p.m. on Friday, February 14, 2020.

JPRD LAUNCHES FIRST ADULT COED KICKBALL IN THE PARISH

The Department of Parks & Recreation (JPRD) will launch its first Adult Coed Kickball league.

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