PUD Moratorium

PUD Moratorium: An ordinance will be presented at the September 11th Public Committee Meeting to place a one-year moratorium on the approval of all future Planned Unit Developments. Upon the Board’s favorable recommendation, the ordinance would be introduced on September 18th with a public hearing and consideration of adoption on October 16th.

Abita Springs EV Day

September 9th, 12-4, following the EV Charging Station Ribbon Cutting at 10:00. Join us for the 2nd Annual event, part of the National "Drive Electric" Week. Feast your eyes on the beauty and science of All Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, including Tesla Models S, X and 3. Learn straight from their owners, ask questions and see how that driver's seat fits you! Plus, live music on Stage, Abita's own THE ABITALS! Held in conjunction with the Abita Springs Art and Farmer's Market, plenty of excellent food, drinks, treats and hand crafted art. The Trailhead Museum, Splashpad, Playground, and Tammany Trace will keep your family enthralled with quaint and historic Abita Springs. Call for overnight i

Join Beach Sweep 2018 Sept. 15th

Join KEEP ABITA BEAUTIFUL at the Abita Springs Trailhead Park for WHEN: SATURDAY, September 15, 2018 Sign-in … 8:30 AM / Litter Cleanup… 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM WHERE: Abita Springs Trailhead Park and Abita River area WHAT: Pick up litter as part of the Coastal Cleanup sponsored by the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation & the Ocean Conservatory WHY: Cleaning the Abita River area removes debris that would pollute the Lake Pontchartrain Basin. Adrienne Juttner, Coordinator, keepabitabeautiful@gmail.com/(504) 782-2091 KEEP ABITA BEAUTIFUL Keep America Beautiful Affiliate

Yale Climate Connections radio story with Mayor Lemons

Yale Climate Connections radio story with Mayor Greg Lemons about solar in Abita Springs airs today, August 27. It's now accessible at our website using this link: https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2018/08/southern-republican-mayor-goes-all-in-on-solar/ Our stories about how people are responding to our warming world air nationwide on more than 400 public radio stations. The radio program is also available through iTunes, Stitcher, and iHeartRadio ... and all stories are accessible via our website beyond air dates.

Notice of Public Hearing Tuesday, September 18, 6:00 pm

ADVERTISEMENT FOR A PUBLIC HEARING September 18, 2018 On September 18, 2018 the Abita Springs Historic Commission will hold a Public Hearing to discuss the Historic Guidelines Draft. This “Special Meeting” will be held in the Abita Springs Conference Room at 6:00PM. All interested parties are welcome to attend. Residents of Abita Springs can send comments and/or suggestions to the Planning & Zoning Director at cindy.chatealin@townofabitasprings.com. Your input will be reviewed by the Historic Commission. View Historic Guidelines Draft

Engineering Projects Update- August 2018

Jean Thibodeaux Abita Oaks Loop Parking: Developer/HOA adding 11 off-street parking spots and a playground area. Under construction, 70% complete Recreational Trails: Project pending US Army Corps of Engineers “Waters of the US” permit review. Following up with USACE on status. Abita Trailhead Park: Additional parking conceptual plan complete and the cost estimate is being developed. Andre Monnot Sewer Rehabilitation Program: CCTV inspection report received two weeks ago, late due to data loss by consultant & required re-inspection. Basis of design document expected mid-September. Harrison Ave Extension Land Use and Transportation Study: Regional Planning Commission Report is complet

Plastic Bag Recycling Project

Many Thanks to the Farmer's Market and visitors that participated in the Plastic Bag Recycling Project. It was a huge success? Just another example of how Abitians make a difference. REMEMBER, This project will happen every Sunday at our Farmer's Market! Come shop and bring your plastic bags to recycle! EndFragment

Town of Abita Springs Hiring Laborer

Laborer The Town of Abita Springs is accepting applications for the position of Laborer in the Public Works Department. Candidate should have 1-2 years of experience in public works maintenance and a valid driver’s license. Position is full-time, M-F, 7:30am-3:30pm. Minimum salary is $10.00/hr. Please send interest/resumes to the attention of: HR Director, Town of Abita Springs, P O Box 461, Abita Springs, LA 70420 or email: cheryl.egan@townofabitasprings.com EndFragment

Abita Springs Design Review Guidelines Draft

The Abita Springs Design Review Guidelines draft will be discussed at the Historic Committee meeting on August 14, 2018 at 6:00PM. This meeting is open to the public and interested parties are welcome to attend. You can download the Abita Springs Design Review Guidelines here to view. View compressed file here. EndFragment

Notice of Public Hearing Tuesday, August 14, 6:00 pm

PUBLIC HEARING ADVERTISEMENT PUBLIC HEARING ADVERTISEMENT #2 THE HISTORIC COMMISSION WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING TO REVIEW THE FINAL DRAFT OF “THE ABITA SPRINGS DESIGN REVIEW GUIDELINES”. IF APPROVED, THE FINAL DRAFT WILL THEN BE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION AND FORWARDED TO THE TOWN COUNCIL. THIS REVIEW WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE HISTORIC MEETING SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 14, 2018 @6PM IN THE ABITA SPRINGS CONFERENCE ROOM. ALL INTERESTED PARTIES ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND.

Notice of Public Hearing Wednesday, August 29, 6:00 pm

PUBLIC HEARING ADVERTISEMENT PUBLIC HEARING ADVERTISEMENT JOHN DHEMECOURT WILL SEEK APPROVAL TO RE-SUBDIVIDE HIS 31.459 ACRE PARCEL, WHICH HAS ACCESS TO TEAL ROAD, INTO 13 TWO ACRE LOTS. THIS ITEM WILL BE DISCUSSED AS A PUBLIC HEARING, AT THE PLANNING & ZONING MEETING SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 29, 2018 @ 6PM IN THE ABITA SPRINGS CONFERENCE ROOM. ALL INTERESTED PARTIES ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND.

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