Press Releases

JEFFERSON PARISH LIBRARY RETURNS TO NORMAL OPERATING HOURS

JEFFERSON, LA – Effective today, Monday, September 28, 2020, all Jefferson Parish library locations have resumed regular (pre-COVID) operating hours.

LANE CLOSURE: 6016 WESTBANK EXPRESSWAY

Starting Monday, September 28, 2020 at 7:00 a.m., the right westbound lane of the Westbank Expressway between Eiseman Blvd. and Meyers Blvd. will be closed on a continuous basis.

FREE COVID-19 TESTING IN JEFFERSON PARISH NEXT WEEK (SEPT. 28 – OCT.2)

The Alario Center COVID-19 drive-thru testing site is open daily from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. (except Sundays).

JEFFERSON PARISH DEPARTMENT OF PROPERTY MAINTENANCE ZONING AND QUALITY OF LIFE CONDUCT SWEEP IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 2

JEFFERSON, LA –On Thursday, September 24, 2020, the Jefferson Parish Department of Property Maintenance Zoning and Quality of Life conducted a sweep on the east bank of the parish in Council District 2.

LANE CLOSURE: WEST METAIRIE AVENUE

Starting Monday, September 28, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., the westbound lane of W. Metairie Ave., nearest to the canal, between Clearview Pkwy. And Transcontinental Dr. will be closed on a continuous basis.

2020 CENSUS DEADLINE QUICKLY APPROACHING

The deadline for Jefferson Parish residents to complete the 2020 Census is quickly approaching.

JEFFERSON PARISH OPTS IN TO ALLOW REOPENING OF BARS FOR ON-PREMISE CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL

JEFFERSON, LA – The Jefferson Parish Council voted and adopted a resolution unanimously at a special council meeting on Monday, September 21, 2020 to allow all Jefferson Parish bars to reopen as soon as the parish met the percent positivity criteria under Governor Edwards’ current Phase Three order.

DEPARTMENT OF PROPERTY MAINTENANCE, ZONING QUALITY OF LIFE TO CONDUCT SWEEP

The Jefferson Parish Department of Property Maintenance, Zoning/Quality of Life will be conducting a sweep within the geographical boundaries of Council District 2 on the East Bank of Jefferson Parish on Thursday, September 24, 2020 in an effort to address property violations for quality of life enforcement.

[CANCELLED- DUE TO WEATHER] ROAD CLOSURE: LAPALCO BOULEVARD

Starting Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., all lanes of Lapalco Blvd. will be closed in both directions between Segnette Blvd. and Tanglewood Drive.

JEFFERSON PARISH ANNOUNCES CARES ACT ASSISTANCE FOR THE HOMELESS IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,349,129

JEFFERSON, LA – The Jefferson Parish Department of Community Development (JPDCD) is pleased to announce the opening of its 2020 Rapid COVID-19 Response Application Period for HESG-CV funding.

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