The City of Slidell advises motorists that 1st St. at Erlanger Ave., will be closed for construction starting Monday, May 13th, and will open Friday, May 17th.
The City apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciates the cooperation of the public during this time.

The City of Slidell has issued a Boil Water Advisory as a precaution due to a loss of pressure from a repair on private water lines. The following addresses are affected:

1303 TOWN CENTER PARKWAY

RETREAT APARTMENT COMPLEX

Notices have been posted for the affected addresses by the City of Slidell. The Boil Water Advisory will be in effect until the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals analyzes all the water samples. It usually takes several days. Everyone will be notified once the advisory has been lifted.
For more information on what to do during a Boil Water Advisory: https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/emergency/drinking/drinking-water-advisories/boil-water-advisory.html

 

Due to inclement weather, Some Enchanted Evening with the Northshore Community Orchestra has been postponed due to weather. The concert will be rescheduled for later date.

To maintain the safety of city streets, the City of Slidell is reminding residents and businesses about newly updated regulations regarding temporary signs as outlined in the City of Slidell’s Code of Ordinances.

Section 2.23 – Sign Regulations

2.2305 Temporary sign. A sign that is intended for short-term display, including, but not limited to a banner, pennant, poster, or advertising display constructed of paper, cloth, canvas, plastic sheet, cardboard, wallboard, plywood, or other like materials and that appears to be intended or is determined by the Planning Department to be displayed for a limited period of time.

Snipe sign. A sign which is attached to vegetation of any kind, landscape materials, utility poles, public infrastructure, or fences.

Sec. 2.2308. No person shall erect a sign on public property… Any unauthorized sign in the right-of-way may be collected and disposed of immediately by the City.

Sec. 2.2315. Regulation of Temporary Signs.

(a) Generally. Subject to the sign area limitations and the provisions of this section, temporary signs shall:

(1) Be allowed in any zoning district;

(2) Not be located within any right-of-way whether public, dedicated or owned in fee simple, or as an easement;

(3) Not be placed on any utility pole, streetlight, vegetation of any type, or on public property;

(4) Not be illuminated.

(5) Not be displayed for more than seven (7) days.

According to the City’s regulations, signs in the public right-of-way and snipe signs are strictly prohibited within Slidell. As such, the City is issuing a deadline for the removal of any existing such signs by Wednesday, May 1, 2024. After May 1, any unlawful signs found within the City limits will be collected and disposed of by authorities. Failure to comply with the removal deadline may result in penalties as outlined in the Code of Ordinances.

The CDBG (Community Development Block Grant) Annual Action Plan is the City of Slidell’s yearly application to HUD for CDBG entitlement funding.  It outlines budgeting, goal setting and performance assessment.  Information on the application can be found here :

CDBG Summary

2024-2025 Annual Action Plan

To comment or ask questions, email cdbg@cityofslidell.org, call 985-646-4320, or, deliver written requests to CDBG, c/o Planning Department, 250 Bouscaren St., Ste. 203, Slidell, LA 70458.

 

Get ready for another exciting season of great Bayou Jam concerts in Heritage Park! The spring concert series continues this  Friday, April 19th with a performance by Slidell’s High School Band and Choir Showcase starting at 6 p.m. Admission is free.
“Bayou Jam concerts have become a beloved tradition for our citizens that unites our city through the power of music and community,” said Slidell Mayor Greg Cromer. “I invite you to join us at Heritage Park for fantastic Friday nights filled with music and fun!”
Mark your calendars for these upcoming concerts at Heritage Park:
• Fat City Swing Orchestra – Friday, March 22
• Clifton Brown and the Rusty Bucket Band – Friday, April 5
• Slidell’s Highschool Band and Choir Showcase – Friday, April 19
• Some Enchanted Evening with the Northshore Community Orchestra – Sunday, April 28 (5 to 7 p.m.)
Bayou Jam concerts will be held on Fridays from 6 to 8 p.m. Guests are invited to bring their chairs, blankets, ice chests and picnic baskets to the park to enjoy the free concerts.
For more information about this event, please call the Department of Cultural & Public Affairs at (985) 646-4375. For City of Slidell news and events, please visit MySlidell.com and follow us on the “City of Slidell” Facebook page.
In the event of inclement weather, please check the city’s website or Facebook page for the latest information. Cancellation decisions will be made by 1 p.m. on the day of the event.

 

The City of Slidell advises motorists that Carey St. will be one-way traffic, northbound, from Robert St. to Cousin St. beginning April 17th. This change will include on-street, angled parking adjacent to the travel lane.

Slidell Mayor Greg Cromer met with other City and Parish officials and representatives from the Slidell Police Department, Fire District 1, Acadian Ambulance and CLECO. Here’s some notes from the meeting this morning.
Team Slidell is in recovery mode. City crews are clearing roads, assessing damaged buildings, drainage choke points, water wells and pump stations.
CLECO reports that they have 400 crews in the Slidell area. They are assessing and trying to restore power to the 30,000 still without power in St. Tammany. Citizens are encouraged to check the CLECO outage map at https://myaccount.cleco.com/Portal/#/PreOutages for updates.
The city’s water system never lost pressure. Water service inside the city limits remains safe to use and consume.
Fritchie Park (905 W. Howze Beach Road) will serve as a distribution center. IMPORTANT: enter Fritchie Park from Howze Beach Road.
• tarps are available now
• water should be available for distribution at 9 am
• hot meals will be available at 11:00 am
• ice should be available for distribution at noon
We will post videos and updates throughout the day so stay tuned. You can also find additional information located on the city’s website page located here: https://www.facebook.com/cityofslidell