Press Releases

JEFFERSON PARISH DEPARTMENT OF FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT AND HAZARD MITIGATION ANNOUNCES RESIDENTIAL HAZARD MITIGATION CONTRACTOR INFORMATION SESSION

The Jefferson Parish Department of Floodplain Management and Hazard Mitigation will host a Hazard Mitigation Contractor Information Session on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 from 2-3 p.m. in Room 405 of the Joseph S. Yenni Building (1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Jefferson, LA 70123). 

JEFFERSON PARISH TO CONDUCT AERIAL SPRAYING FOR MOSQUITOES ON TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2022

Aerial spraying, in response to mosquito activity, is scheduled to take place on the East and West Banks of Jefferson Parish on the evening of Tuesday, October 25, 2022, over parts of Metairie, Kenner, Jefferson, River Ridge, Harahan, Crown Point, Lafitte, Barataria, Westwego, Bridge City, Gretna, Harvey and Terrytown, weather conditions permitting.

JEFFERSON PARISH, IN CONJUNCTION WITH LONE STAR AUCTIONEERING COMPANY, TO HOST ONLINE SURPLUS PROPERTY AUCTION

Jefferson Parish, in conjunction with Lone Star Auctioneering Company, will be hosting another Jefferson Parish online surplus property auction from Wednesday, October 26 – Wednesday, November 9, 2022.

JEFFERSON PARISH PRESIDENT AND COUNCILMEMBERS ANNOUNCE SUPPORT OF PROPOSED PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN LCMC HEALTH AND TULANE UNIVERSITY

Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng, along with members of the Jefferson Parish Council, announced their support of a proposed partnership between LCMC Health and Tulane University. 

EAST BANK REGIONAL LIBRARY HOSTS EIGHT BANDS AS PART OF HOLIDAY PROGRAMMING

he East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, will host eight musical concerts as part of its holiday programming. Each concert is free of charge and is open to the public.

LANE CLOSURE: WEST ESPLANADE AVENUE

Starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, October 24, 2022, one single inside westbound lane of W. Esplanade Ave., between Seminole Ave. and Lake Ave., will be closed.

JEFFERSON PARISH RECOGNIZES NATIONAL LEAD POISONING PREVENTION WEEK

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (October 23-29, 2022), a partnership between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is a call to bring together individuals, organizations, industry and governments to reduce childhood exposure to lead by increasing lead poisoning prevention awareness

FREE GENEALOGY SERIES FOR BEGINNERS AND INTERMEDIATES OFFERED AT EAST BANK REGIONAL LIBRARY

Gwen Kelley, a librarian at the East Bank Regional Library in Metairie who specializes in genealogy, will lead a series of 15 genealogical seminars for beginners and intermediates beginning in January 2023.

JEFFERSON PARISH ANNOUNCES U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD), CDBG, HOME AND HESG FUNDING FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPERS

The Jefferson Parish Department of Community Development (JPDCD) is calling all interested nonprofit organizations and affordable housing developers to apply to administer eligible CDBG, HOME and HESG funding. 

ROAD CLOSURE: INTERSECTION OF METAIRIE HEIGHTS AVENUE AND WEST NAPOLEON AVENUE

Starting at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, October 17, 2022, the intersection of Metairie Heights Ave. and W. Napoleon Ave. will be closed.

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