Press Releases

JEFFERSON PARISH TO CONDUCT AERIAL SPRAYING FOR MOSQUITOS ON SATURDAY, JULY 1, 2023

Aerial spraying, in response to mosquito activity, is scheduled to take place on the East Bank of Jefferson Parish on the evening of Saturday, July 1, 2023, over parts of Metairie, weather permitting.

JEFFERSON PARISH CLOSED MONDAY, JULY 3 AND TUESDAY, JULY 4, 2023 IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY

All Jefferson Parish Government offices will be closed on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday July 4, 2023 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. 

CELEBRATE FOURTH OF JULY AT UNCLE SAM JAM ON MONDAY, JULY 3, 2023

Celebrate America’s 247th birthday at Uncle Sam Jam on the Al Copeland Meadows in Lafreniere Park on Monday, July 3, 2023, from 2:30 – 10:30 p.m. (gates opening at 2:00 p.m.). 

JEFFERSON PARISH COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 2023 AT THE GENERAL GOVERNMENT BUILDING CANCELLED

Due to the absence of a number of council members, the Jefferson Parish Council Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, June 28, 2023 at the General Government Building, 2nd floor Council Chambers (200 Derbigny St., Gretna, LA 70053) has been cancelled.

EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING ISSUED FOR JEFFERSON PARISH ON TUESDAY

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for Jefferson Parish effective tomorrow (Tuesday, June 27, 2023) from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

LANE CLOSURE: WESTBOUND VETERANS BOULEVARD AT LAKE AVENUE

Starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, the left lane of westbound Veterans Boulevard at Lake Avenue will be closed.

LANE CLOSURE: WEST METAIRIE AVENUE

Starting at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20, 2023, the inner westbound lane of West Metairie Ave., between Phlox Ave. and Haring Rd., will be closed. Motorists will merge to the available lane for travel.

ROBERT MANN DISCUSSES THE HOUSE HUEY BUILT AT EAST BANK REGIONAL LIBRARY

Robert Mann, the Manship Chair in Mass Communication at Louisiana State University's Manship School of Mass Communication, will discuss his new book, Kingfish U, Huey Long and LSU, at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie.

2023 JEFFERSON PARISH SENIOR CITIZEN EXPOSITION

The 2023 Jefferson Parish Senior Citizen Exposition will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Alario Center (2000 Segnette Blvd., Westwego, LA 70094).

HEAT ADVISORY ISSUED FOR JEFFERSON PARISH

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Jefferson Parish effective today (Wednesday, June 14, 2023).

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