Press Releases

JEFFERSON PARISH TO HOST PUBLIC MEETINGS TO GATHER INPUT ON SPENDING FEDERAL DISASTER RECOVERY FUNDS IN RESPONSE TO HURRICANE IDA AND SEVERE STORMS

The Jefferson Parish Department of Community Development will host two public meetings to gather citizen input on priority areas, in which to spend federal disaster recovery funds, as a result of the impacts from Hurricane Ida and the declared disaster events in 2020 and 2021.

ROAD CLOSURES: WEST METAIRIE AVENUE NORTH & WEST METAIRIE AVENUE SOUTH

The following sections of West Metairie Avenue are closed:

JEFFERSON PARISH HOSTS 2024 FIRST-TIME HOME BUYER INFORMATION SESSION FOR LENDERS AND REALTORS

The Jefferson Parish Department of Community Development will host a 2024 First-Time Home Buyer Information Session on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the Joseph S. Yenni Building (Council Chambers, 2nd floor), located at 1221 Elmwood Blvd. Jefferson, LA 70123.

JEFFERSON PARISH PREPARES FOR WINTER WEATHER

Jefferson Parish is actively monitoring a strong cold front that is expected to arrive tomorrow (Friday, January 19, 2024).

JEFFERSON PARISH PREPARES FOR RISK OF WINTER WEATHER

Jefferson Parish is actively monitoring the risk of a blast of arctic air that is forecast to move over the area next week.

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. PARADE AND BANQUET TO TAKE PLACE IN JEFFERSON PARISH ON MONDAY, JAN. 15, 2024

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 Living The Dream 2024 Banquet on Monday, January 15, 2024.

ROAD CLOSURE: EDWARDS AVENUE AND MOUNES STREET

Starting Wednesday, January 17, 2024, the right lane of northbound Edwards Avenue and the right lane of eastbound Mounes Street will be closed daily from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

JEFFERSON PARISH OFFICES CLOSED ON MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2024 IN OBSERVANCE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. HOLIDAY

All Jefferson Parish Government offices will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2024 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

ROAD CLOSURE: EASTBOUND RIVER ROAD

Starting Friday, January 12, 2024, one lane of eastbound River Road between Plantation Road and Laitram Lane will be closed daily from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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