Richard Meek, Author at L'Observateur

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

LaPlace

Masks required inside Parish Government buildings as COVID-19 cases spike

LAPLACE — Parish President Jaclyn Hotard announced residents in St. John the Baptist Parish will be required to wear masks in government buildings. The policy ... Read more

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

Edgard

St. John Parish to require masks in government buildings, effective July 29

LAPLACE — Residents in St. John the Baptist Parish will be required to wear masks in government buildings effective July 29, President Jaclyn Hotard announced ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 8:01 am

LaPlace

Improvements planned for I-10 Belle Terre & Highway 51 exits

LAPLACE — Sprucing up the two main entry points into St. John the Baptist Parish should soon be underway, and the work will be much ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, July 17, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

Splash pads, West Bank pool to open soon

LAPLACE — Giddy sounds of youngsters frolicking in the refreshing waters of swimming pools and splash pads will soon be heard once again on the ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, June 26, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

Parish Council puts plans in place for Hurricane Season

LAPLACE — Hurricane Season is still in its infancy, but St. John the Baptist Parish is already putting contingency plans in place. The Parish Council ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, May 29, 2021 12:00 am

Edgard

90-day extension approved for commercial water meter installation

EDGARD — Parish Council members on May 11 approved a request from Greenup Industries to add an additional 90 calendar days to the original contract ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, May 22, 2021 12:00 am

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