Rizzuto Management Group’s Rizzuto Appointed To Seat On Jefferson Parish Council

Jack Rizzuto

HARAHAN, LA (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards has appointed Jack Rizzuto to fill a vacant seat on the Jefferson Parish Council.

         Rizzuto's appointment, announced Thursday, will fill the vacancy left when voters chose former Councilman Ben Zahn as mayor of Kenner.

         Edwards, in a statement, described Rizzuto as a "successful businessman, active in the community and committed to helping the people of Jefferson Parish."

         Rizzuto is the CEO of Rizzuto Management Group, a third-generation company involved in food and hospitality services. He also serves as a member of the Jefferson Republican Parish Executive Committee and the Alliance for Good Government.

         Rizzuto will be sworn into office today at 9:00 a.m. and will hold the seat until a special election scheduled Oct. 14.


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