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Richard Meek, Author at L'Observateur

LaPlace

Without voting you have no power

LAPLACE—A political forum featuring local and state candidates will allow voters the opportunity to make educated and informed choices in the Nov. 3 election, according ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:00 am

LaPlace

Council seeking to improve Code of Ordinances

LAPLACE—St. John the Baptist Parish’s Code of Ordinances, which has come under intense criticism for being too unwieldy, inconsistent and confusing, is likely headed for ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:00 am

LaPlace

Parish Council approves multiple drainage measures: Reopening bars, new parks & rec director highlight other Council news

LAPLACE — Significant advancements in solving St. John the Baptist Parish’s pesky drainage challenges appear to be on the way. With little fanfare, Parish Council ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, September 26, 2020 12:05 am

Business

Council denies Elvina rezoning

(Editor’s Note: This story was updated since its first publication to correctly reflect the number of Council members who were present at an August meeting ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:33 am

LaPlace

Council tables controversial Elvina Plantation rezoning

LAPLACE — A controversial rezoning of the Elvina Plantation in LaPlace brought a great deal of discussion among St. John the Baptist Parish Council members ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, August 15, 2020 12:52 pm

LaPlace

Council discusses size & scope of proposed drainage crew

LAPLACE — Establishing a crew in the St. John the Baptist Parish Utilities Department charged with maintaining and clearing the parish’s drainage canals and ditches ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, August 1, 2020 12:05 am