St. John the Baptist Parish Press Releases

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Over $800,000 invested in Parish’s 2018 Road Improvement Program

Over $800,000 invested in Parish’s 2018 Road Improvement Program

August 15, 2018 ~ Under Robottom’s Administration, more than $15 million has been invested in the Parish’s Road Improvement Program, with over 100 roads being repaired since 2010.

 

Parish Officials Announce Completion of Historic Structure Surveys

Parish Officials Announce Completion of Historic Structure Surveys

July 31, 2018 ~ The new data will assist with administration of recently-adopted Historic District standards, development of future Historic District guidelines, and completion of citizen applications for historic rehabilitation tax credits.

 

Juan Joseph’s legacy forever remembered with dedicated park

Juan Joseph’s legacy forever remembered with dedicated park

July 16, 2018 ~ His legacy was honored at this week’s St. John Parish Council meeting, when the West Bank Recreational Park in Edgard was officially renamed “Juan Anthony Joseph Park.”

 

St. John Parish Celebrates Independence Day

St. John Parish Celebrates Independence Day

July 5, 2018 ~ President Natalie Robottom and the Parish Council celebrated our nation's freedom on Wednesday, July 3rd with the 13th Annual Veterans Luncheon and the 18th Annual Independence Day Celebration along the River.

 

Vendor Applications now open for Annual Andouille Festival Scheduled Oct. 19-21

Vendor Applications now open for Annual Andouille Festival Scheduled Oct. 19-21

July 5, 2018 ~ All vendor applications are due by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, August 1, 2018

 

Congressman Garret Graves Announces Full Funding to Complete West Shore Levee Project

Congressman Garret Graves Announces Full Funding to Complete West Shore Levee Project

July 5, 2018 ~ $760 million secured for West Shore Hurricane Protection Levee.

 

Garbage Collection to Take Place on Fourth of July

Garbage Collection to Take Place on Fourth of July

July 3, 2018 ~ Garbage Collection will take place on Fourth of July.

 

Parish Officials Prepare for Independence Day Celebrations

Parish Officials Prepare for Independence Day Celebrations

June 30, 2018 ~ Parish officials are gearing up for the annual Veterans Luncheon and Independence Day Celebrations Along the River Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018.

 

Residents Encouraged to Register for Parish Mass Notification System

Residents Encouraged to Register for Parish Mass Notification System

June 21, 2018 ~ St. John the Baptist Parish officials are urging residents to register with or update their information on the Parish mass notification system.

 

Residents Encouraged to Take Precautions Against Mosquitoes

Residents Encouraged to Take Precautions Against Mosquitoes

June 16, 2018 ~ St. John Mosquito Control has detected positive cases of the West Nile Virus in St. John the Baptist Parish, specifically in Zone 60A/60B , (LaPlace), Zone 40B (Belle Pointe) and Zone 80 (Lucy).

 

Parish Pools and Splash Pads Open for the Summer

Parish Pools and Splash Pads Open for the Summer

June 12, 2018 ~ The “Alex Roland Reese” swimming pool on the Eastbank is located at 194 REGALA Park Road in Reserve and the Westbank pool is located at 136 Castle Dr. in Edgard.

 

Local Entrepreneurs Graduate from FastTrac Program

Local Entrepreneurs Graduate from FastTrac Program

June 8, 2018 ~ Approximately 18 participants graduated from the spring 2018 Kauffman Foundation FastTrac Entrepreneurial Training Program recently.

 

Express Car Wash Opens in LaPlace

Express Car Wash Opens in LaPlace

June 7, 2018 ~ The new site is located at 472 Belle Terre Blvd. (at the corner of Fairway Dr. and Belle Terre Blvd.) in LaPlace.

 

2018 Summer Food Service Program Open Sites

2018 Summer Food Service Program Open Sites

June 4, 2018 ~ St John the Baptist Parish is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all eligible children without charge.

 

President Robottom Encourages Residents to Finalize Hurricane Plans

President Robottom Encourages Residents to Finalize Hurricane Plans

June 1, 2018 ~ June 1st marks the start of hurricane season and residents are strongly encouraged to finalize preparations for their families and businesses. This includes finalizing family/business plans, checking supply kits, replacing old batteries, and determ

 

Residents Asked to Take Precautions Against Mosquito Breeding

Residents Asked to Take Precautions Against Mosquito Breeding

May 31, 2018 ~ As we enter the summer months, residents and businesses are reminded to take precautions at home and work to prevent breeding of mosquitoes.

 

St.  John Parish Receives Certified Local Government Designation

St. John Parish Receives Certified Local Government Designation

May 23, 2018 ~ Parish President Robottom is excited to announce its inclusion in the federal Certified Local Government (CLG) program. The CLG program is an effort to create partnerships with the federal Department of the Interior, state agencies, and local govern

 

Fresenius Kidney Care Serving Need in St. John Parish

Fresenius Kidney Care Serving Need in St. John Parish

May 9, 2018 ~ For more information, please contact the office at 985-652-0029 or visit the website at www.freseniuskidneycare.com. Office hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Rail Transit Station Planning Project Moves Forward

Rail Transit Station Planning Project Moves Forward

May 9, 2018 ~ Residents are encouraged to give feedback on the project by completing the quick survey to provide initial input on the plan.

 

New Communications Tower Enhances Radio Coverage

New Communications Tower Enhances Radio Coverage

May 8, 2018 ~ Construction of the new tower began in early 2017 after the SJSO, parish government officials and Pin Oak representatives entered into an agreement to build the $2 million structure.

 

St. John to host National Economic Development Week

St. John to host National Economic Development Week

May 4, 2018 ~ St. John the Baptist Parish will join the country in celebrating Economic Development Week the week of May 7–12.

 

Louisiana receives over $82 Million under Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006

Louisiana receives over $82 Million under Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006

April 27, 2018 ~ Great news for St. John Parish.

 

River Place Behavioral Heath Opens To Meet Critical Need  For Inpatient Mental Health Services

River Place Behavioral Heath Opens To Meet Critical Need For Inpatient Mental Health Services

April 24, 2018 ~ Ochsner Health System and Acadia Healthcare joined Parish President Robottom to announce the opening of River Place Behavioral Health, an 82-bed inpatient behavioral health facility in LaPlace.

 

Spring Clean Sweep a Success

Spring Clean Sweep a Success

April 24, 2018 ~ Over a hundred volunteers including residents, community organizations, government agencies, churches, schools and businesses participated in the Spring Clean Sweep event on Saturday, April 21, 2018.

 

Parish President Natalie Robottom Speaks at the National Planning Conference

Parish President Natalie Robottom Speaks at the National Planning Conference

April 24, 2018 ~ President Robottom discussed St. John’s participation and support for a Sustainable Coast, inter-agency collaboration with state and federal partners and regulatory entities, and the strategy for addressing flooding throughout the parish and region

 

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