Press Releases

JEFFERSON TRANSIT ANNOUNCES CHANGES FOR 2023 MARDI GRAS SEASON

Jefferson Parish Transit announces the following bus service changes for the 2023 Mardi Gras season effective Sunday, Feb. 5 – Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023.

JEFFERSON PARISH 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 1 on the West Bank of Jefferson Parish on Thursday, January 26, 2023 in an effort to address property violations for quality of life enforcement.

JEFFERSON PARISH TO HOST STORMWATER MANAGEMENT AND URBAN GARDENING SEMINAR

Thanks to funding provided by a sub-grant from the UNO Research and Technology Foundation, the Jefferson Parish Department of Environmental Affairs will be hosting an in-person seminar to help educate individual citizens, businesses and industries on stormwater management and urban gardening.

NOLA GOLD RUGBY, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH JEFFERSON PARISH, WILL HOST MARDI GRAS FESTIVAL TO KICK-OFF 2023 RUGBY SEASON

NOLA Gold Rugby, in partnership with the Jefferson Parish, will be kicking-off the 2023 season in true Louisiana fashion, with a pre-match Mardi Gras Festival on Friday, February 17, 2023 at the Shrine on Airline (6000 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA 70003).

JEFFERSON PARISH TO HOST PUBLIC MEETING FOR INPUT ON USES OF ARP FUNDING TO PROVIDE HOUSING SERVICES AND SHELTER FOR THOSE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

The Jefferson Parish Department of Community Development will be holding a public meeting to collect input on usage of funds received from the HOME Investment Partnerships American Rescue Plan Program (HOME-ARP) to provide housing services and shelter to individuals and families experiencing homelessness, in the amount of $5,664,957.

LANE CLOSURE: LEFT LANE OF WESTBOUND VETERANS BOULEVARD

Starting at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, the left lane of westbound Veterans Blvd., between Clearview Pkwy. and Harvard Ave., will be closed.

ROAD CLOSURE: WEST ESPLANADE AVENUE BETWEEN RICHLAND AVENUE AND CLEARY AVENUE

Starting Monday, January 16, 2023 at 7 a.m., one lane of westbound West Esplanade Avenue and both the westbound and eastbound U-turns between Richland Avenue and Cleary Avenue will be closed on a continuous basis.

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. PARADE AND BANQUET TO TAKE PLACE IN JEFFERSON PARISH ON MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2023

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Task Force, Inc. of Jefferson Parish, along with Jefferson Parish Councilman Byron Lee of District 3, will host a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade and Banquet on Monday, January 16, 2023.

JEFFERSON PARISH OFFICES CLOSED ON MON. JANUARY 16 IN OBSERVANCFE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. HOLIDAY

All Jefferson Parish offices will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2023 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. This includes Jefferson Parish libraries and the Jefferson Parish Protection & Animal Welfare Services (JPAWS).

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