Press Releases

CHRISTMAS DAY GARBAGE COLLECTION IN UNINCORPORATED JEFFERSON PARISH AND THE TOWN OF JEAN LAFITTE

There will be NO CURBSIDE GARBAGE COLLECTION on Wednesday, December 25, 2019, Christmas Day.

2nd ANNUAL REVELRY ON THE RIDGE CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS ON METAIRIE ROAD

Councilwoman Jennifer Van Vrancken and the Old Metairie Garden Club (OMGC) invite you to attend the 2nd annual Revelry on the Ridge celebration in Bayou Metairie Park (Metairie Road at Metairie Lawn Drive) on Saturday, December 14, 2019, from 6:00pm until 9:00pm.

New shelter hours hope to increase adoptions

Jefferson, LA – Effective Friday December 13, 2019, the Jefferson Parish Animal Shelters will assume new hours in hopes of increasing adoptions.

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AWARDED $2.9 MILLION DOLLARS

The Jefferson Parish Department of Community Development has been awarded $2.9 million dollars in federal funds to conduct lead hazard reduction activities in the homes of Low to Moderate Income families in Jefferson Parish.

Jefferson Parish Dept. of Environmental Affairs Awarded 2019-2020 Keep Louisiana Beautiful Healthy Communities Grant for Pilot Food Waste Composting Project

The Jefferson Parish Department of Environmental Affairs, a Keep America/Keep Louisiana Beautiful Affiliate, has been awarded one of ten 2019-2020 Keep Louisiana Beautiful Healthy Communities Grants.

JEFFERSON PARISH TO CUT RIBBON ON REGISTRAR OF VOTERS OFFICE

Join us Thursday December 5, 2019 at 10:00am to cut the ribbon on the newly expanded Registrar of Voter’s office.

RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY VETERANS BLVD BETWEEN SEVERN AND CLEARVIEW

Join us in celebrating the completion of roadway improvements on heavily traveled thoroughfare of Veterans Blvd between Severn Ave and Clearview Ave.

LAFRENIERE PARK RECEIVES NEW TRASH CANS THANKS TO KEEP LOUISIANA BEAUTIFUL GRANT

Jefferson Parish’s Lafreniere Park received five new decorative trash cans provided by Keep Jefferson Beautiful in an effort to decrease litter throughout areas of the park.

JEFFERSON TRANSIT AWARDED MILLIONS TO BUILD NEW OPERATIONS FACILITY

Jefferson Transit (JeT) has been awarded $4.3 million to upgrade its current facility on David Drive through the federal Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program.

LAPALCO BOULEVARD LANE CLOSURE

The left, westbound lane and median crossing of Lapalco Boulevard in the 5200 block will close between the hours of 7:00am and 8:00pm, on Saturday, December 7, 2019.