News Flash

Posted on: June 11, 2018

Uniform Assistance for St. Bernard Parish School Students

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Chalmette, LA: On Tuesday, June 19, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the St. Bernard Parish Government Office of Housing and Redevelopment will host a CSBG Community Outreach for low income St. Bernard Parish Residents.

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: June 11, 2018

St. Bernard Recreation Department hosts Free Play Basketball

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Free Play will be available 4 times a week with ages 7 to 12 playing from 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday. Teens 13 to 17 will play on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. All players must sign a waiver form to participate...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Highly successful Sold On St. Bernard Program looking for visionary builders!

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59 new lots or  ‘Builder Bundles’ are now available at bargain rates in Arabi, Chalmette and Meraux for builders who want to invest in one of the fastest growing parishes in the region.  Interested builders must submi...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Hurricane Season is approaching - Have a personal plan

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Hurricane Season runs from June 1st through November 30th.

With the start of Hurricane Season one week away Parish President Guy McInnis urges residents to have a personal plan. St. Bernard Parish has no shelter of last resort so residents should identify ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 31, 2018

St. Bernard Parish Office of Homeland Security holds Critical Transportation Needs Exercise

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John Rahaim, St. Bernard Parish Emergency Manager, spoke to participants during a Critical Transportation Needs (CTN) and Special Medical Needs (SMN) exercise. These programs are designed to assist those in need of transportation during an evacuation and ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Evacuation Assistance for St. Bernard Parish Residents

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The Critical Transportation Needs Evacuation Plan is designed for individuals who do not have transportation to evacuate when recommended by Emergency Management planners for tropical events. A combination of bus routes and pre-determined satellite collec...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Trash Bash fills four truck loads

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Volunteers worked in Shell Beach, Yscloskey and Hopedale to assist with litter removal from the banks of the waterways. Over 60 yards of trash was picked up and loaded onto 4 trash trucks. Parish President Guy McInnis thanks all of the volunteers and thos...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Working Together for a Cleaner St. Bernard

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Parish President Guy McInnis, Sheriff James Pohlmann, District Attorney Perry Nicosia and the St. Bernard Parish Council have partnered together to establish a community wide initiative to crack down on violators. Those responsible will be fined up to $50...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 14, 2018

National Travel and Tourism Week

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Council member Wanda Alcon and parish employees participated in a luncheon hosted by Jefferson Parish CVB at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner. The luncheon was one of the many events held to promote National Travel and Tourism Week. Lieutenant Governor ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 14, 2018

St. Bernard Day at the Capitol

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Legislators from across Louisiana and their staffs were served a taste of St. Bernard courtesy of local restaurants, businesses, and local commercial fishermen. Displays highlighted our rich culture, industries and upgraded educational facilities. The Cha...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 4, 2018

St. Bernard Parish Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee formed

The purpose of the committee is to coordinate bicycle and pedestrian improvement projects throughout the Parish in accordance with the St. Bernard Parish Bikeway and Pedestrian Plan. Committee members include Donald Bourgeois, Parish Director of Capital P...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Annual State of the Parish Luncheon Highlights Local and Regional Success in St. Bernard

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The St. Bernard Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with St. Bernard Parish Government, hosted its Annual State of the Parish Luncheon on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at the Frederick J. Sigur Civic Center.

The luncheon featured opening remarks from Louisiana ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 25, 2018

FREE Concert Series in Sidney Torres Park

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St. Bernard Parish Government Leisure Services will host five (5) FREE concerts as part of the Wind-Down Wednesdays Concert Series. The events will take place bi-weekly beginning on May 2, 2018 in Torres Park, located behind the Frederick J. Sigur Civic C...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 26, 2018

Over 1,200 black mangroves planted in the Biloxi Marsh during second annual event

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St. Bernard Parish Government and its partners completed the parish’s second annual black mangrove planting on April 20th. The program is sponsored by St. Bernard Parish Government; Biloxi Marsh Lands Corporation; Lake Eugenie Land and Developme...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 25, 2018

St. Bernard Parish Participates in National Planning Conference

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Over 6000 city planners from the United States and various countries attended the National Planning Conference held at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. During Sunday’s panel, St. Bernard Parish Coastal Director John Lane spoke on coa...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Film St. Bernard Offers Additional Tax Incentives to Spur Local Economy

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The program was created to encourage growth and investment in St. Bernard Parish by offering a rebate for lodging, payroll expenses, and other production expenditures made within the parish.

The Film St. Bernard incentive is designed to complement the Loui...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Shirts Across America volunteers visit St. Bernard Parish

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Today, high school students from Seattle
worked at Carolyn Park, Val Riess and the Historic St. BernardCourthouse.   Their efforts are greatly appreciated and as a small
token of thanks, employees from the Recreation Department prepared lunch...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: March 27, 2018

Employee Safety Meetings

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 Robert Barton, St. Bernard Parish Safety Officer, speaks to a group of parish workers concerning workplace safety. Some of the topics were fire, tornado and active shooter. “In today’s society, you can never take safety for g...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: March 9, 2018

PARDON OUR PROGRESS

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St. Bernard Parish Government announces several road closures due to drainage projects. The parish appreciates the patience of its residents and businesses and apologizes for any inconvenience the work may cause.

Golden Drive/St. Avide Canal Crossing &...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: March 5, 2018

St. Bernard Coastal Restoration Projects Move Forward

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The East Delacroix Marsh Creation and Terracing project, which includes the creation of approximately 375 acres of marsh, was voted #1 in the Breton Basin. This marks the third consecutive year that St. Bernard Parish had a project recognized for its exce...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: February 28, 2018

St. Bernard Parish Neighborhood Association Initiative

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It will actively facilitate and support the revitalization and creation of Neighborhood Associations throughout St. Bernard Parish. Its primary objective will be to streamline communication between members and SBPG, provide relative data, grant assistance...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: February 28, 2018

St. Bernard Parish Government awarded over $3.8 Million in RESTORE Act grants

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The St. Bernard Parish Government Coastal Division submitted the project proposal, which includes the restoration and nourishment of approximately 40 acres of marsh near Delacroix, to the CPRA for consideration in 2017. “I’m proud of o...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: February 28, 2018

Water & Sewer Staff participate in Regional Career Expo

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The Regional Career Expo is an interactive fair for students in grades 9th –12th. Local high schools from Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard and St. Charles Parish participated in the daylong event. This program is intended to spread informatio...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Pardon our Progress

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Parish Government Crews are installing approximately 250 LED lights throughout the parish. The parish will have a reduce energy cost and result in a savings of approximately $50,000.00 annually. The parish appreciates the patience of its residents and bus...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: January 23, 2018

St. Bernard Parish Government clearing Bayous along Shell Beach and Yscloskey in Eastern St. Bernard

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 Marine debris was identified using side scan sonar in St. Bernard Parish waterways. Debris consists of abandoned marine vessels, discarded equipment and other debris.  The presence of such items is largely a consequence of weather event...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: January 16, 2018

St. Bernard Parish Government receives Excellence in Financial Reporting Award for the first time

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For the first time in the history of St. Bernard Parish Government, the parish has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The award was presented by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States a...

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St. Bernard Parish News