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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Award of Merit for the Palmisano Drainage Project

ACI Award

The Louisiana Chapter of the American Concrete Institute conducts an annual awards competition for projects designed and constructed in Louisiana. The projects are submitted by owners, engineers, contractors, testing labs, and concrete providers. They are...

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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: June 13, 2019

Housing and Redevelopment - HVC Housing Specialist

The purpose of this classification is the proper administration the Housing program in accordance with the Housing Choice voucher (HCV) program, and in accordance with St. Bernard Housing Authority policies, procedures, and HUD regulations...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Housing and Redevelopment - Clerical Specialist I - LiHeap Intake Specialist

The purpose of this classification is to perform entry level/ routine clerical work to include maintaining of file systems, logs and records; and typing and compiling information to assist in the efficient accomplishment of support activities...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Public Works - Equipment Operator IV

The purpose of this classification is to perform duties operating various types of heavy equipment, more so than that of an Operator II, or Operator III. In addition, it entails greater responsibility for the performance of skilled operations in street...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Public Works - Equipment Operator III

The purpose of this classification is to perform duties operating a wide variety of motorized and non-motorized equipment and vehicles used in Public Works projects and in transportation of passengers, pick-up and delivery of equipment and materials...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Water and Sewer - Plant Operator IV

The purpose of this classification is to provide operation of water and sewer facilities in compliance with federal, state, local requirements for the operation of water treatment, distribution, storage facilities and/or wastewater collection...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Water and Sewer - Plant Operator III

The purpose of this classification is to provide operation of water and sewer facilities in compliance with federal, state, local requirements for the operation of water treatment, distribution, storage facilities and/or wastewater collection...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Water and Sewer - Plant Operator II

The purpose of this classification is to provide operation of water and sewer facilities in compliance with federal, state, local requirements for the operation of water treatment, distribution, storage facilities and/or wastewater collection...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Facilities - Maintenance Tech II

The purpose of this classification is to perform operational building maintenance and activities in multiple locations around St. Bernard Parish...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

SBURT - Reserve Bus Driver

Responsible for the operation of a St. Bernard Urban Rapid Transit (SBURT) bus when regular drivers are out, or when a special occasion requires more buses than normal to be in operation...

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Concessions - Field Worker

The purpose of this classification is to sell concessions, and assist with field preparation at the St. Bernard Parish Recreation facilities. The primary location is Val Riess Complex. To make sure that the stand/field is clean, safe, and organized...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

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

Sock Hop

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

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Pelican’s Free Junior Training Camp

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The camp will take place at Val Riess Sports Complex, located at 1101 Magistrate Street in Chalmette. The first session is for ages 7-9 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and the second session is for ages 10 to 13 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Participants wil...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Paris Road Clean Up Project

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Parish President Guy McInnis stated, “this project is part of a parish-wide effort to remove debris and trash on parish highways and canals.” The clean-up project was coordinated by Parish President Guy McInnis, Sheriff James Pohlmann,...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: June 11, 2019

A Stronger, More Reliable Grid Coming to St. Bernard Parish

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The $5 million project centers on installing new utility poles and a newly constructed feeder line along Judge Perez Drive between Munster Drive and the Highway 46 extension. “It’s important to work with all our business partners to continue striving to n...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: June 10, 2019

St. Bernard Officials and Community Partners hold Annual Day at the Legislature Event

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St. Bernard Parish Government and its partners in the educational, law enforcement, and business communities held its annual St. Bernard Day at the Legislature event on June 6th on the grounds of the State Capitol.

St. Bernard leaders served up local seafo...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 31, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Government receives Golden Telly Award for the first episode of Celebrating Our H

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The site consists of the ruins of the Denis de La Ronde House and the notable alley of live oaks, popularly known as the Pakenham Oaks. The television piece was produced by the St. Bernard Parish Government Access Channel and has been aired on Channel 76 ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 31, 2019

St. Bernard Parish breaks ground on Canal Crossings

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The Mumphrey Road project, located in the 3400 block of Mumphrey Road will cost a total of $868,668.00 and the Gallo Drive Canal Crossing will cost a total of $807,848.00. The scope of work for both projects will include replacement of the existing canal ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 31, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Recreation Department 2019 Flag Football

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For the past 3 years Flag Football has continued to grow. The first season only had 90 participants and today, there are over 300 kids participating in games at the four Recreation Zones. Flag Football is anticipated to be one of the top three sporting ac...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Evacuation Assistance for St. Bernard Parish Residents

CTN Exercise 030

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 22, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Animal Services hosts “Kitten Season” drive

Kitten Season 1

The shelter is accepting Purina wet and dry kitten food, kitten powdered milk formula, scoopable litter and litter boxes, kitten baby bottles, baby blankets, turkey or chicken baby food, heating pads, pet toys, and cat carriers. These items will be given ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 3, 2019

HURRICANE SEASON IS APPROACHING

StormReady

Hurricane Season runs from June 1st thru November 30th and the parish has no shelter of last resort, so residents need to identify a safe place to go in the event of a storm. Here are a few tips to follow:

Personal Readiness

  • Put together an emergency kit wi...
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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 22, 2019

St. Bernard Film and TV Department win Gold Telly Award

Film and Television

For the past 40 years, the Telly Awards has annually showcased the best work created within television and across video, for all screens. Receiving over 12,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents, Telly Award winners represent work from some of th...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 9, 2019

40 Arpent Wetlands Observatory Fishing Pier

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The parish received a grant worth $77,800 from the State of Louisiana Local Government Assistance Program to construct the 40 x 16 ft. covered pier and a connecting walkway to the parking area. The new recreational pier will complement existing facilities...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Color coded fire hydrants in the parish

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Fire hydrants are painted to color codes that are mandated by National and Insurance Standards. The color of the top of the fire hydrant indicates the size of the water main and gallon per minute flow rate. This is very important to our firefighters when ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 3, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Rabies and Microchip Drive set for Saturday, May 11th

2018 Rabies Vac Day (7)

The drive will be held at the St. Bernard Parish Animal Services located at 5455 East Judge Perez Drive in Violet. No appointment is necessary. Rabies vaccinations ($15 per pet) and identification microchips ($15 per pet) will be available for purchase. A...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 2, 2019

ATTENTION: RESIDENTS, COMMERCIAL & RECREATIONAL FISHERMEN

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These reports should be called into the NOAA 24-hour marine mammal stranding hotline: 1-877-WHALE-HELP (1-877-942-5343).  Receiving this information as soon as possible allows the NOAA Stranding Network to recover the carcass and investigate the ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 2, 2019

Kenilworth Knights overall winner of the 2019 Track Meet

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The cool and overcast day was perfect weather for the runners. For the second year in a row Kenilworth Knights was the top winner with 652 points. In 2nd place was Carolyn Park with 576 points, 3rd place went to Borgnemouth Braves with 396 points, and 4th...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 25, 2019

2019 State of the Parish

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The event included Parish President Guy McInnis, Louisiana Governor Johnn Bel Edwards, Chamber President Mindy Airhart and the St. Bernard Parish Government Choir.

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Graduation Ceremony for Firefighter Recruits

Fire Academy

Recent graduates are Taz Aschebrock, Chad Bush, Christopher Bush, Michael Bartholomae, Teddy Carlisle, Emmanuel Goettz, Tyler Estopinal, Monica Montgomery, Gene Nicosia, Tristen Saavedra, Cody Smith, and Paul Spicuzza.

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Officials are prepared for severe weather

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All non-emergency offices of St. Bernard Parish Government will be closed at 12:00 Noon today, Thursday, April 18th due to forecasted weather conditions.  Offices will resume normal hours on Monday, April 22, 2019.

Parish Government Crews have bee...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Government Submits Formal Comments on the Proposed Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion

The purpose of the USACE Joint Public Notice was to solicit input regarding the following areas of concern: 

Conservation, economics, aesthetics, general environmental concerns, wetlands, historic properties, fish and wildlife values, flood hazard...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

St. Bernard Parish has a major coastal restoration project advance to final CWPPRA vote for the 4th

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The project was chosen as part of a nomination and selection process administered by the US Army Corps of Engineers. The CWPPRA Technical Committee will cast its final statewide vote and select four projects for Phase 1 (engineering and design) funding on...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Government Monitoring Dolphin Killings

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Two (2) expired dolphins were discovered near the MRGO and Lake of Two Trees last week, prompting local officials to begin soliciting additional information regarding expired dolphins from area boaters. An additional nine (9) expired dolphins have since b...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Over 900 black mangroves planted in the Biloxi Marsh

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 The total number of black mangroves that have been planted in the Biloxi Marsh since 2016 now exceeds 3,150. Program partners include:

Biloxi Marsh Lands Corporation

Lake Eugenie Land and Development, Incorporated

Orvis

American Fly Fishing Trade As...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 8, 2019

St. Bernard and Corps signs Wetlands Restoration Design Agreement

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Parish officials signed the design agreement for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program (BUDMAT) project in St. Bernard Parish. “The BUDMAT program ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 8, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Special Medical Needs Residents are Eligible for Assistance

StormReady

In preparation for the 2019 Hurricane Season, we urge all individuals who have been diagnosed with conditions needing special medical attention, such as: insulin and oxygen therapy, dialysis and cardiac drugs/treatment to make arrangements WELL IN ADVANCE...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Wind Down Wednesdays FREE Concert Series

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St. Bernard Parish Government Leisure Services will host six (6) FREE concerts as part of the Wind-Down Wednesdays Concert Series. The events will take place in Sidney Torres Park, located behind the Frederick J. Sigur Civic Center from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: February 25, 2019

Wind Down Wednesdays FREE Concert Series

2019 Wind Down Wednesday

St. Bernard Parish Government Leisure Services will host six (6) FREE concerts as part of the Wind-Down Wednesdays Concert Series. The events will take place in Sidney Torres Park, located behind the Frederick J. Sigur Civic Center from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Officials meet with Louisiana Delegation

D.C. trip

Parish Officials met with members of Louisiana congressional delegation to discuss issues affecting St. Bernard Parish including the impact freshwater diversions have on oyster farmers, the Industrial Canal lock expansion and flood insurance. President Mc...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Award of Merit for the Palmisano Drainage Project

ACI Award

The Louisiana Chapter of the American Concrete Institute conducts an annual awards competition for projects designed and constructed in Louisiana. The projects are submitted by owners, engineers, contractors, testing labs, and concrete providers. They are...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: January 11, 2019

St. Bernard Parish President serves as Chair of RPC

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As Chairman of RPC, President McInnis is responsible for running all board meetings and signing contracts. He also serves as Chair of transportation policy committee which guides the decisions of RPC.

The Regional Planning Commission is (RPC) is a board co...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: January 16, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Touts Successful Battle of New Orleans Commemoration

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The sound of cannon and muskets was missing from the Chalmette Battlefield this past week, but the annual commemoration of the American victory in the Battle of New Orleans continued with slight adjustments at various sites in Chalmette.

With the battlefie...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: January 11, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Host several Battle of New Orleans Events

2019 BONO Breakfast (175)

The 5.6 mile race had to be re-routed due to the partial government shutdown and closure of the Chalmette Battlefield. The NOTC is a membership organization composed of and administered by walkers and runners. Membership is open to all, fast, slow and in ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

St. Bernard Parish Keeps Citizens Safe and Informed with Everbridge Resident Alerts

Office of Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness

St. Bernard Parish is now working with Everbridge, the worldwide leader in unified critical communications, to keep residents, staff and emergency personnel safe and informed with quick and reliable emergency notifications and public service announcements...

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St. Bernard Parish News