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Posted on: May 6, 2019

EBR Spring Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day to be held Saturday, May 18

BATON ROUGE, LA — May 6, 2019 — East Baton Rouge Parish residents can drop off household hazardous materials for safe disposal at the upcoming Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day on Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m. until...

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General News
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Community-Police Connection Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

A ribbon cutting-ceremony for the River South Community-Police Connection Center will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 2, at the center's 1428 Thomas Delpit Drive location.

The public is invited to join Councilwoman Tara Wicker, Councilman Trae Welch, memb...

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General News
Posted on: April 16, 2019

City-Parish Services for Good Friday Holiday and Easter Weekend

BATON ROUGE, LA — April 16, 2019  City-Parish offices will be closed on Friday, April 19, in observance of the Good Friday holiday. However, residential garbage (both in-cart and out-of-cart woody waste/bulky items) and recycling will b...

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General News
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Food Distribution Schedule Announced

According to information from the City of Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge, Division of Human Development & Services/Office of Social Services in conjunction with the Greater Baton Rouge Parish Food Bank low income families who have been certif...

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General News
Posted on: March 25, 2019

Vote for Baton Rouge for Smart Cities Award

Open Data BR, the City-Parish’s official open data portal, has been named a finalist in the Civic Engagement category for the 2019 IDC Smart Cities North America Awards. The portal’s tools provide a wealth of information on government ...

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IDC Smart Cities North America Awards General News
Posted on: March 18, 2019

City-Parish Seeking Applicants for Parish Attorney

The Metropolitan Council is seeking applicants for the position of Parish Attorney. This employee serves as the chief legal advisor to all departments in the City-Parish government, including the Metro Council and the Mayor-President.

The Parish Attorney s...

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Parish Attorney's Office General News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

YWCA Announces the Establishment of The Community Bail Fund Program

The YWCA of Greater Baton Rouge announces the establishment of a community bail system that will provide bonds for individuals arrested in East Baton Rouge Parish on misdemeanor charges. On the morning of Thursday, December 20, the Community Bail Fund wil...

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General News
Posted on: December 17, 2018

Food Distribution Schedule Announced

According to information from the City of Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge, Division of Human Development & Services/Office of Social Services in conjunction with the Greater Baton Rouge Parish Food Bank low income families who have been certif...

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General News
Posted on: December 11, 2018

ADA Streets Accessibility Study to be Presented at Meeting

The preliminary ADA Transition Plan will be presented in a public meeting Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, from 6-7:30 p.m. at East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70806. This document, the Americans With Disabilities Self-Eva...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Updated Maps of Areas Targeted for Redevelopment Released

On October 24, 2018, Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome was authorized to execute a Third Amended and Restated Cooperative Endeavor and Intergovernmental Agreement (CEA) between the City-Parish and the East Baton Rouge Redevelopment Authority (Authority...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

New Online Application Process

The Department of Human Resources is transitioning from paper to online employment applications effective October 1, 2018.

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Voter Registration Drive will be held Sept. 24-28

To commemorate Voter Registration Week, Registrar of Voters Steve Raborn is reminding residents of East Baton Rouge Parish to make sure they are registered to vote and to either register or update their registration as needed before the fall elections.

The...

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General News
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Mosquito Abatement and Rodent Control Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

WHO: Dr. Todd Walker, Director of the EBRP Mosquito 

Abatement & Rodent Control

  

WHAT: A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the New

Facility of the Mosquito Abatement and Rodent Control District

  

WHEN: Wedn...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Statement on Inspection Results of River Center Library

Per WHLC Architecture regarding the River Center Branch Library:

After an analysis of the library building, two compromised steel connections were found by the structural engineer. Repair measures are being taken this afternoon.

We anticipate the repair mea...

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