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January 20, 2021 – COVID-19 Update

Extracts from the Parish President's Report of January 19, 2021 COVID-19 VACCINATIONS I have attended several conferences with state officials relative to the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines. As a result, I am reticent to make any statements about the vaccines...

President’s Report – January 19, 2021

Highlights from the Parish President’s Report of the St. Martin Parish Council Committee Meetings of January 19, 2021 UPDATED POLICY MANUAL In my January committee meeting report last year, I advised: Several months ago, I received a comprehensive analysis of our...

Parks Tornado – January 6, 2021

Yesterday evening, the National Weather Service, working in concert with the Parish’s Office of Emergency Preparedness, confirmed that an EF1-2 tornado with winds in excess of 110 MPH struck an area along Nursery Highway in the Grand Bois community. Parish Government...

President’s Report – December 15, 2020

Highlights from the Parish President’s Report of the St. Martin Parish Council Committee Meetings of December 15, 2020   LGAP AND CWEF FUNDS In my last report, I observed: On August 4, 2020, you approved Resolution Number 059-RS relative to applying for grants...

December 15, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars December 15, 2020 12:00 P.M.   LATEST ON VACCINES During a conference call yesterday with representatives of the Louisiana Department of Health, I received an update on the COVID-19 vaccines about which there have...

November 25, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars November 25, 2020 8:30 A.M. Yesterday, Governor John Bel Edwards issued Executive Order 168 JBE 2020 which imposes more restrictions than set forth in his previous Phase 3 Orders. The current edict is being referred to as...

November 20, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars November 20, 2020 11:30 A.M. THE THIRD SURGE We have been advised by the Governor’s Office and White House Task Force that our state, and nation, are experiencing a “third surge” in the COVID-19 Pandemic battle. The facts...

President’s Report – November 17, 2020

Highlights from the Parish President’s Report of the St. Martin Parish Council Committee Meetings of November 17, 2020 HURRICANE DELTA-FEDERAL DECLARATION On Monday, November 9, 2020, I received notification that St. Martin Parish had been approved for a Major...

Delta Debris Removal Update

The collection of storm debris generated from Hurricane Delta continues in St. Martin Parish. The work commenced on October 19, 2020. The storm debris collection is pursuant to what is referred to as “pre-positioned debris removal contract.” Storm debris is not a...

Butte LaRose Pontoon Bridge Closure

Butte LaRose Pontoon Bridge Closure In connection with its annual inspections of bridges, the Louisiana DOTD has ordered that the Pontoon Bridge in Butte LaRose be closed immediately because its current condition constitutes a safety hazard. Parish Government is...