As businesses need governmental policies that unleash the strength of the private sector, the Jefferson Business Council assists parish leaders in developing strategies for economic development and growth. Through advocacy and leadership, we foster open, frequent communication between community and government officials.
The JBC has made great strides to ensure the prosperity of the region's largest parish. Recently the JBC has been a principal advocate for the Jefferson Edge 2020 Quality of Life Initiative to address the parish's most critical issues. These include flood protection, crime, public education, healthcare, beautification, insurance, economic development and the redevelopment of Fat City.
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Jefferson Business Council Announces Support of Jefferson Parish School Tax Proposal on May 4th Ballot
April 17, 2019 The Jefferson Business Council has announced its support of a new property tax proposed by the Jefferson Parish Public School System that will be levied parishwide at a rate of 7.9 mills for 10 years beginning 2019 which is dedicated to increased pay...