Richard Meek, Author at L'Observateur

LaPlace

Contract awarded for LA SAFE enhancements

LAPLACE — Upgrades along Main Street and adjourning areas in LaPlace will soon be underway courtesy of a Louisiana Office of Community Development grant. The ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Wednesday, January 5, 2022 12:01 am

LaPlace

Parish Council votes to dissolve finance committee

LAPLACE —The St. John Parish Council voted to dissolve the finance committee effective Jan. 1. The committee is comprised of all of the council members ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Wednesday, December 22, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

Contract renewal could save thousands in future construction costs

LAPLACE — Financial savvy thinking by St. John the Baptist Parish engineering consultant Joseph Savoie could potentially save the parish thousands of dollars in future ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

Parish re-advertising for LA SAFE construction bids

LAPLACE — Delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and higher than expected construction bids temporarily derailed the LA SAFE Airline and Main Complete Streets Project. ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, November 13, 2021 12:03 am

Hurricane Ida

Church community rises to challenges of Dulac’s Hurricane Ida recovery

A golden sliver of sunshine offered welcomed light through the bleakness of disaster. Embedded in its brightness, however, was a cruel irony. Those few rays ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, November 13, 2021 12:01 am

LaPlace

CrowderGulf provides update on debris collection in St. John Parish

LAPLACE — Less than two months after Hurricane Ida cut a wide swatch of destruction through St. John the Baptist Parish, an effective recovery process ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, October 30, 2021 8:43 am

Hurricane Ida

Council authorizes administration to seek RFPs for solid waste collection; Lack of manpower continues to be a concern

LAPLACE — Ubiquitous tarps trace a blue skyline in the evening dusk, and darkened neighborhoods serve as reminders of one of the strongest hurricanes to ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, October 2, 2021 9:09 am

LaPlace

Plans for Library take another step forward

LAPLACE — Plans for construction of a new library in Reserve took another step forward this past Tuesday night when The Lemoine Company was hired ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, August 28, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

Council extends CEA with South Central Planning

LAPLACE — The South Central Planning and Development Commission came under scrutiny during a meeting of the St. John the Baptist Parish Council on Aug. ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

Parish Council votes to extend Metro Service Group’s contract

LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Council voted to extend Metro Service Group Inc.’s contract with the parish to provide solid waste collection and ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, July 31, 2021 12:00 am

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