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President’s Task Force on Education Presents Recommendations to JP School System

Jun 19, 2017

June 16, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESIDENT’S TASK FORCE ON EDUCATION PRESENTS RESULTS TO SCHOOL SYSTEM JEFFERSON, LA – After six months of meeting and working towards recommendations to better enhance the Jefferson Parish School system, The President’s Task Force …

Jefferson Business Council Awards Lucien Gunter Excellence In Teaching Award

May 23, 2017

The Jefferson Business Council, an organization of 58 owners and chief executive officers of major businesses in Jefferson Parish, awarded the initial Lucien Gunter Excellence In Teaching Award to Melissa M. Sallinger at the Jefferson Parish Public School System Teacher …

Jefferson Business Council Supports Renewal of Expiring Library Millage

Apr 03, 2017

The membership of the Jefferson Business Council has, by unanimous vote, elected to support the renewal of the existing Jefferson Parish Library Millage. The revenue from the millage currently funds 97% of the Library Department operations and maintenance in Jefferson …

JEDCO releases Jefferson Parish Housing Stock Enhancement Strategic Plan

Feb 07, 2017

JEDCO has announced the release of the Jefferson Parish Housing Stock Enhancement Strategic Plan which is the product of a joint effort between Jefferson Parish and JEDCO, that arose from JEDCO’s “Jefferson EDGE 2020 Economic Development Strategy” and was developed …

Coalition For Sustainable Flood Insurance releases white paper

Jan 29, 2017

The Coalition For Sustainable Flood Insurance has released a white paper addressing affordability and participation in flood insurance. The Coalition is seeking to insure that in the upcoming re authorization policymakers adopt a stronger policy framework addressing premium affordability that …

JEFFERSON BUSINESS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES 2017 PLAN OF ACTION

Jan 27, 2017

JEFFERSON BUSINESS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES 2017 PLAN OF ACTION The Jefferson Business Council, an organization of 56 Jefferson Parish major business owners and chief executive officers entering its 25th year of existence, has announced its action plan for 2017. As it …

Jefferson Business Council announces creation of Lucien Gunter Excellence in Teaching Award

Jan 23, 2017

The Jefferson Business Council, an organization consisting of 58 major Jefferson Parish business owners and chief executives, has announced that it will present an annual award to an outstanding teacher in the Jefferson Parish Public School System in remembrance of …

On the Ballot: Jefferson Parish Taxes

Nov 18, 2016

In On the Ballot: Jefferson Parish Taxes, December 10, 2016, BGR examines and takes positions on four dedicated taxes up for renewal: a sales tax for parish sewerage, road and drainage projects, law enforcement and municipal governments in Jefferson; and …

JPPSS 4-mill property tax renewal on the Dec. 10th Ballot

Nov 11, 2016

PLEASE VOTE DECEMBER 10 EARLY VOTING IS NOVEMBER 26–DECEMBER 3 The Jefferson Parish Public School System will have a 4-mill property tax renewal on the December 10th, 2016 ballot. This is a renewal only and will not increase the current …

December 10th millage renewals

Oct 26, 2016

A very important election will be held in Jefferson Parish this December. On December 10th, voters in Jefferson Parish will decide on a renewal of 3 vital existing millages for Recreation, Drainage and Libraries. They will also decide on a …