Posted on: January 22, 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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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Parish Officials make improvements to Riverbend Subdivision Playground

Riverbend Subdivision Playground

St. Bernard Parish Government Officials celebrated improvements to Riverbend Subdivision Playground in Violet with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. On hand for the ribbon cutting were Parish President Guy McInnis, Council Vice-Chair Kerri Callais, District E Co...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

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The Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is responsible for keeping St. Bernard Parish families informed by providing up-to-date information on homeland security and emergency operations as they are applicable to federal, state and local...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Recreation/Leisure Program hosts Monthly Sock Hops at Val Riess Sports Complex

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St. Bernard Parish Recreation/Leisure Program will host a Sock Hop on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The sock hop will be held at Val Riess Sports Complex located at 1101 Magistrate Street (end of Palmisano Blvd) in Chalmette. There will als...

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Recreation Department News

Posted on: April 12, 2018

St. Bernard Parish Coastal Restoration Projects Advance

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The East Delacroix Marsh Creation and Terracing Project was voted #2 in the state and the Bayou Terre-aux-Boeufs Ridge Restoration and Marsh Creation Project was given a #7 ranking. The projects have now officially entered the planning phase and will be c...

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

SBPG and Sea Grant to host public seafood market event in Delacroix

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The St. Bernard Seafood Market will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the new fishing complex in Delacroix located at 5565 Delacroix Highway. This is a one-time pilot event that will provide an opportunity for local commercial fishermen to sell their...

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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 10, 2018

Fire Hydrant Inspections begin April 23, 2018

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Throughout the parish individual fire hydrants will be opened for approximately two minutes to record water pressure and flow readings. The inspections times will be between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Monday through Friday.

This is a necessary procedure perf...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Leisure Program to host Painting Class

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All classes must be pre-paid and drop-ins will NOT be permitted. If you would like to register or get more information on events please e-mail Leisure Coordinator Denise Montalbano or call 504-518-603.

Snowball time - Wood door hanger - &...

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

Don't Have The Means to Evacuate During a Hurricane?

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The St. Bernard Parish Government Critical Transportation Needs (CTN) 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...

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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

4th Annual St. Bernard Bird Festival

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Hundreds of people attended last year’s Bird Festival and witnessed many beautiful species of migratory birds. Many of these birds were captured and banded by specialists from Audubon Louisiana. You can witness the banding of these birds and get...

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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 22, 2018

Valero Entergy Meraux Refinery Admin Building Celebration

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Pictured from left to right are Guy McInnis, Parish President, Jack Merrill, Refinery Manager, Greg Gentry, Vice President of Regional Refinery Operations and John Roach, Senior Vice President of Strategic Development and Technology.  Photo by Le...

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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

300 Cypress Trees planted in Caernarvon

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SBPG Coastal Department along with Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation and CHS 4-H Students planted 300 Cypress trees in Caernarvon. Another 1000 trees will be planted in two weeks. Interested volunteers should email John Lane at jlane@sbpg.net.

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 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 26, 2018

St. Bernard Parish First Lady Easter Egg Hunt

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First Lady Laurie McInnis and Parish President Guy McInnis would like to cordially invite all children and families of St. Bernard Parish to the 3rd Annual First Lady Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 18th. Children ages 10 and under will enjoy a day fille...

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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 23, 2018

Road Crews getting neutral ground ready for parade season

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St. Bernard Parish Government Road Crews are busy making improvements throughout the parish and with the Nemesis Parade set to roll on Saturday, February 3rd at 1:00 p.m., Parish Government wants to make sure spectators are able to enjoy the parade so Roa...

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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