The New Orleans Regional Planning Committee (NORPC) is working on a Safe Streets for All Action Plan for all of St. Tammany, including Slidell. The streets and projects identified in this plan will be eligible for grant funding.  As part of this plan, the committee is conducting a public survey so that everyone can provide input.

The survey can be found here : https://norpcsafestreets.mysocialpinpoint.com/survey  and additional information about the plan can be found here :  https://norpcsafestreets.mysocialpinpoint.com/

 

This year’s Louisiana Veterans Festival will be held Saturday, May 18th from 3pm-9pm. In preparation for the festival, the City of Slidell is announcing that Heritage Park, the boat launch and roads immediately outside of the park will be closed in conjunction with the event.  Heritage Park and the Heritage Boat Launch will closed to the public beginning at midnight, Friday night (May 17th) and will be reopened for Public Access by 6 AM, Sunday Morning (May 19th).  The public may instead use the Slidell Marine boat launch at Nathan’s restaurant but boaters must park in the street and not in the parking lot.

The Louisiana Veterans Festival, presented by the East St. Tammany Habitat for Humanity, provides an opportunity for families and friends to celebrate our veterans for their service. The festivities will be held in Heritage Park on Saturday, May 18th from 3 to 9 p.m. There will be great food and drinks, live entertainment and fireworks. $15 general admission, veterans with a military ID and children 12 and under get in free. For more information, please visit laveteransfestival.com.

The City of Slidell advises motorists that 2nd St. will be closed for construction at Erlanger Ave. and at Bouscaren St., starting Monday, May 20th, and will open Friday, May 24th.

The City apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciates the cooperation of the public during this time.

The City of Slidell advises motorists that S Magnolia St., connecting to West Hall Ave, will remain closed for roadway construction through June 3rd.

The City apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciates the cooperation of the public during this time.

The City of Slidell advises motorists that the intersection of Rue Rochelle and Gause Blvd is closed for an emergency repair and will open on Monday, February 19.
The City apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciates the cooperation of the public during this time.
In observation of Lundi Gras and Mardi Gras days, city offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 12, and Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024. Offices will reopen during regular hours on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024.
Essential personnel will remain on duty, should an emergency arise. If Slidell residents experience problems with their water or sewer service, they should call the City Services 24-hour emergency hotline at (985) 643-6140.

The City of Slidell has issued a Boil Water Advisory due to a loss of pressure while repairing a water main for the following addresses:

  • 1313 – 1384 West Hall

All affected addresses have been notified 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.

In preparation for White Linen and Lagniappe 2022, streets in Olde Towne Slidell will start closing at 1 p.m. See the map to see which streets will be closed.

Once bollards are in place, any vehicle that is inside the perimeter of the safety zone will not be able to exit Olde Towne until after 9 p.m., when the event ends and bollards are removed. This is for public safety and allows artists, vendors and bands to start setting up safely inside the safety zone. “Special Event No Parking” signs are placed throughout Olde Towne .

Once the bollards are in place, no vehicles will be able to enter or leave the safety zone in Olde Towne, so please don’t park or leave your vehicles in Olde Towne after 1 p.m.

Due to severe weather and thunderstorms forecast for this evening, Slidell Movie Nights – Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is postponed until July 9, 2022.