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Jefferson Parish charter changes ready for 2 public hearings
Jefferson Parish residents will have two chances next week to comment on proposed changes to the parish charter, including a ban on outside income for the parish president, before a volunteer committee sends the recommendations to the Parish Council .
Jefferson Parish Council meets to consider taxes, and other parish politics links
The Jefferson Parish Council meets Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Elmwood to consider a 122-item agenda , including whether to ask voters this fall to reconsider their rejection of tax proposals for water and sewerage.
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Sewer and water improvements in jeopardy in JP after tax renewals fail
A festering feud between some members of the Jefferson Parish Council and President John Young was on display during Thursday's emergency council meeting in Elmwood.
John Young administration says it did enough to publicize Jefferson Parish tax proposals
Jefferson Parish President John Young's administration is saying it did enough t publicize tax proposals for water and sewerage that voters defeated May 4. Council members have criticized the administration's role.
Jefferson Parish board ends charter review, sets up public hearings for May 20, 23
The Jefferson Parish Charter Advisory Board ended Monday its review of the parish's main law, setting up public hearings May 20 and 23.
Early voting, parade changes, code sweep, bidding: Jefferson Parish politics links
Early voting for the May 4 elections continues this week . On the ballot are a judgeship runoff in East Jefferson and four property tax renewals.