Honorable Ricky J. Templet Ricky Templet was elected to the Jefferson Parish Council for District 1 in October 2011. He began his four-year term as Councilman in January 2012. Prior to beginning his term as Councilman for District 1, Ricky served on the Jefferson Parish Finance Authority from 2007 through 2011.
MARSH FIRE CONTINUES TO IMPACT JEFFERSON PARISH Thick smoke and ash particles continue to impact parts of Jefferson Parish today. A large marsh fire is expected to burn for several more days in the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge in eastern New Orleans. Wind direction and atmospheric conditions will determine where smoke and ash particles are carried. The National Weather Service reports east to east southeast winds are expected to continue throughout the day in the Greater New Orleans area and other areas south and southwest of Lake Pontchartrain.