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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Port & Council Meeting Set for Thursday, September 23rd

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PORT & COUNCIL MEETINGS

DATE: Thursday, September 23, 2021

TIME: 3:00 p.m.

PLACE: Pointe-a-la-Hache Courthouse Chambers, 18055 Highway 15, Pointe-a-la-Hache, LA

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Post Office Update as of September 17, 2021

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POST OFFICE UPDATE 

The Port Sulphur Post Office is closed today, September 17, 2021. Beginning Monday, September 20, 2021, residents that live in Ironton, West Pointe a la Hache, Myrtle Grove, Lake Hermitage, and any section of Highway 23 that is...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

Hurricane Ida Recovery | Home Inspection Update

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ATTENTION ALL HOMEOWNERS 

ELECTRICAL INSPECTION INSTRUCTIONS FOR DAMAGE FROM HURRICANE IDA 

Before Entergy can approve reconnect power to a flooded residence, the electrician that performed the inspection must submit the below information

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

Ferry Update | Thursday, September 16

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Ferry Update | Thursday, September 16

The Belle Chasse/Scarsdale Ferry will be out of service for an undetermined amount of time due to mechanical issues that require shipyard services. Currently, the ferry in Pointe a la Hache will go in service at 6 am d...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Hurricane Ida Recovery | Update, Wednesday, September 15

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*Boil water advisory is still in effect from Alliance to Venice*


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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Ferry Update | Wednesday, September 14

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Belle Chasse Scarsdale ferry will be out of service until further notice due to mechanical issues 
Pointe a la Hache ferry services will be from 6 a.m. from the Eastbank thru 7:15 pm from the Westbank
PPG apologizes for any inconvenience this may c...
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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Plaquemines Parish Schools | Hurricane Ida Update on September 9

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Belle Chasse schools will reopen starting Tuesday, September 14, 2021

South Plaquemines High School, South Plaquemines Elementary, Boothville-Venice Elementary, Plaquemines Parish Learning Center, and Phoenix High School will begin school at a later date.

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Hurricane Ida Recovery | Update, Wednesday, September 8th

HURRICANE IDA RECOVERY UPDATE

Wednesday, SEPTEMBER 8, 2021

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

·       Plaquemines Parish continues to be under a State of Emergency.

·       There still exist a...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Hurricane Ida Recovery | Update, Wednesday, September 8th

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HURRICANE IDA RECOVERY UDPATE

Wednesday, SEPTEMBER 8, 2021

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Plaquemines Parish continues to be under a State of Emergency.
  • There still exist a Mandatory Evacuation order from the Phillips 66 Alliance Refinery to Venice due to powe...
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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Entergy update

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  • Following the catastrophic effects of Hurricane Ida, Entergy’s Restoration Crews have made significant progress to restore power in Plaquemines Parish.  
  • Our Crews have successfully energized critical parts of our local power grid and ha...
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Posted on: September 6, 2021

Hurricane Ida Recovery | Update, Monday, September 6th

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HURRICANE IDA RECOVERY UPDATE | Monday, SEPTEMBER 6, 2021 as of 4 PM

 GENERAL INFORMATION

• Plaquemines Parish continues to be under a state of emergency.

• There still exists a Mandatory Evacuation order from the Captain Larry floodgate south to Ve...

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Posted on: September 6, 2021

Boil Water Advisory Lifted for the Belle Chasse to Alliance Area on West Bank of Plaquemines Parish

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Boil Water Advisory Lifted for the Belle Chasse to Alliance area on the West Bank of Plaquemines Parish

PLAQUEMINES PARISH, LA-   Effective immediately, the Louisiana Department of Health – Office of Publ...

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Posted on: September 5, 2021

Press Conference Update as of September 5, 2021

Plaquemines Parish Government

The following is a statement from Plaquemines Parish President Kirk Lepine, Sheriff Jerry Turlich, Plaquemines Medical Center Leslie Prest, and a Entergy representative Joni Bathel: We are continuing to monitor the situation in the Parish. 

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Posted on: September 5, 2021

Hurricane Recovery | Saturday, September 4th

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GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Plaquemines parish continues to be under a state of emergency.
  • There still exists a Mandatory Evacuation order from the Captain Larry floodgate south to Venice, all of the Eastbank.
  • There remains a boil water advisory in effect for everyo...
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Posted on: September 4, 2021

Hurricane Ida Recovery | Update Friday, September 3rd

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HURRICANE IDA RECOVERY UPDATE

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2021

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Plaquemines parish continues to be under a state of emergency.
  • There still exist a Mandatory Evacuation order from the Captain Larry floodgate south to Venice, all of the Ea...
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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Plaquemines Parish Hurricane Ida Update as of September 3, 2021

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The following is a statement from Plaquemines Parish Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Patrick Harvey: We are continuing to monitor the situation in the Parish. We want to get everyone home as soon as we can, but we want to do it as safely as p...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Press Conference Update as of September 2, 2021

Plaquemines Parish Government

The following is a statement from Plaquemines Parish President Kirk Lepine: We are continuing to monitor the situation in the Parish. We want to get everyone home as soon as we can, but we want to do it as safely as possible. We ask for patience as we eva...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Blue Roof Program

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

DSNAP Pre-Registration

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While DSNAP has not yet been approved for Hurricane #Ida, you can pre-register now to get a head start on your application if DSNAP is approved for your parish. 

Visit dcfs.la.gov/preregister for more information.

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Louisiana

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Assistance is available now. Louisiana has been approved for federal disaster assistance for IDA and Plaquemines Parish is included. 

Apply for Disaster Assistance at FEMA.GOV. You an also pre-register for disaster supplemental nutritional assista...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

TRI-PARISH WORKS JOB FAIR IN PLAQUEMINES PARISH

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NEWS RELEASE

PLAQUEMINES PARISH, LOUISIANA

August 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

Library Hours to Change With School Resuming

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Belle Chasse Library 

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 am-7:00 pm

 Port Sulphur Library

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30 am to 5 pm

Tuesday and Thursday 10:30 am to 7 pm

 Buras Library

Monday, Wedne...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Program

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Although the federal moratorium on evictions ended July 31st, Louisianans struggling with rent or utility bills due to COVID-19 can apply for assistance through the Louisiana Emergency Rental Assistance Program. 

Visit LAStateRent.com for more inf...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

New Program Will Provide Prospective Home Buyers Down Payment Assistance

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NEWS RELEASE

PLAQUEMINES PARISH, LOUISIANA

July 28, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NEW PROGRAM WILL PROVIDE PROSPECTIVE HOME BUYERS DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE

PLAQUEMINES PARISH, LA –  Plaquemines Parish Government has partnered with the Jefferson Parish Fin...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Plaquemines Parish Libraries Receives Federal ARPA Funding From State Library of Louisiana

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NEWS RELEASE

PLAQUEMINES PARISH, LOUISIANA

July 1, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Veterans Affairs Office Reopens in Plaquemines Parish

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Plaquemines Parish – The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs Office has reopened its Plaquemines Parish satellite location. Staff members will be available to assist by appointment from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 333 F...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

CDC Guideline for Spraying and Not Spraying

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Do Not Spray:

Weather Conditions- Rain, Fog, Cold 

Wind Speed Greater than 10 MPH 

Mosquito Season Typically runs from April through October; Preparation starts February and March Larvicide Treatment of ditches, catch basins, drains, settin...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

DOTD Provides Information on Upcoming LA 23 Project in Plaquemines Parish

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BELLE CHASSE, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces an upcoming patching and resurfacing project on LA 23 (Belle Chasse Highway) from Barriere Road to Russell Drive in Plaquemines Parish.

The $4,432,777 projec...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Lepine to Serve as the Chair of RPC

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LEPINE TO SERVE AS THE CHAIR OF RPC

Parish President Kirk Lepine will serve as this year’s Chair of the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission.

As Chairman of RPC, President Lepine is responsible for running all board meetings and signing contra...

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