Press Releases

NEW KREWES, NEW THROW, AND MORE FUN FOR FAMILY GRAS WEEKEND

Councilwoman Jennifer Van Vrancken, President Michael S. Yenni, Council Chairwoman and President Elect Lee Sheng, and the Department of Citizens’ Affairs announce exciting new reasons to line the parade route and enjoy Metairie Mardi Gras!

JEFFERSON PARISH CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING GUIDELINES

Christmas trees will be collected curbside January 9, 10 and 11, 2020. Residents throughout the parish, including unincorporated areas of Jean Lafitte, Gretna, Harahan, Kenner and Westwego, should place their trees curbside on the evening of Wednesday, January 8, 2020.

DEDICATION OF BOB EVANS COUNCIL CHAMBERS

Please join President Michael S. Yenni, the Jefferson Parish Council and members of the Yenni Administration Tuesday January 7, 2020 at 10:00am as they hold a dedication ceremony to name the Jefferson Parish East Bank Council Chambers to the Robert B. “Bob” Evans Council Chambers located in the Joe Yenni Building at 1221 Elmwood Pk. Blvd., Jefferson, LA 70123.

JEFFERSON PARISH INAUGURATION JANUARY 8, 2020

The elected officials of Jefferson Parish will take their oaths of office  Wednesday, January 8, 2020.  The ceremony will begin at 10:00am in the Senator Ken Hollis Theater at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 6400 Airline Drive, Metairie, Louisiana.

UPDATED JEFFERSON PARISH CRS REPORTS

Jefferson Parish participates in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)’s Community Rating System (CRS). The CRS program rewards participating communities for implementing floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum requirements of the NFIP. These rewards are in the form of flood insurance discounts. Jefferson Parish communities see over $12 million in flood insurance savings annually through its CRS activities.

JOHNNY BRIGHT PLAYGROUND RIBBON CUTTING

Join us for a ribbon cutting celebrating extensive renovations to Johnny Bright Playground (3401 Cleary Avenue) on Today, December 19, 2019, at 5:30 pm.

RIBBON CUTTING FOR NEW FIRE FLEET MANAGEMENT FACILITY

Please join President Michael Yenni, the Jefferson Parish Council and members of Fleet Management this Friday December 20, 2019 at 10:00am as they cut the ribbon and celebrate the new fleet management warehouse for the East Bank Consolidated Fire Department located on 4901 Jefferson Hwy, Jefferson LA 70123.

JEFFERSON PARISH DEPARTMENT OF TRANSIT WILL OPERATE HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

In observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Holidays, Jefferson Transit will operate according to their Saturday schedule.

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

The Jefferson Parish Department of Property Maintenance Zoning Quality of Life will conduct a sweep within the geographical boundaries of Council District 1 on the Westbank of Jefferson Parish on Thursday, December 19, 2019, in an effort to address property violations for quality of life enforcement.

NO GARBAGE COLLECTION ON NEW YEAR’S DAY, JANUARY 1, 2019

There will be NO CURBSIDE GARBAGE COLLECTION on Wednesday, January 4, 2020, New Year’s Day.  There is no make-up day for the missed collection; the next garbage picked-up is on Saturday, January 4, 2020.