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).
LAFRENIERE PARK SOCCER COMPLEX RECOGNIZED BY AMERICAN SPORTS BUILDERS ASSOCIATION
The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), a national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has named Fields 7 and 8 at Lafreniere Park a 2022 Distinguished Multi-Field Facility of the Year.
BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED FOR PRIVATEER BLVD. IN BARATARIA
In conjunction with Louisiana Department of Health, the Jefferson Parish Water Department is lifting the Boil Water Advisory on January 10, 2023 for all areas off of Privateer Boulevard bounded by Hooper Street and Boffone Drive in Barataria on the West Bank based on the analysis of the bacteriological samples collected within the distribution system on January 9, 2023.
JEFFERSON PARISH COUNCIL REAPPOINTS BOARD TRUSTEES TO PARISH FINANCE AUTHORITY
Four members of the Jefferson Parish Finance Authority (JPFA) Board of Trustees were reappointed at the Jefferson Parish Council Meeting held on December 14, 2022.
SAM IRWIN DISCUSSES SECRETS OF LOUISIANA'S JAZZ AGE
Sam Irwin, a local author and photojournalist, will discuss his latest book, Hidden History of Louisiana’s Jazz Age, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie.
GET CONNECTED WITH THE LOCAL POETRY SCENE
The Jefferson Parish Library offers two back-to-back poetry readings on Saturday, Jan. 14, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie.