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  • NLCOG

    Transportation Plan Study

    Posted Sep 11, 2020
    In order to spend federal dollars on local transportation projects and programs, a metropolitan area must have a Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP, or the Long-Range Transportation Plan).
  • Department of Treasury

    Tuesday with State Treasurer John Schroder

    Posted Sep 11, 2020
    Small business owners in the state could be eligible for up to $15,000 in expenses incurred during COVID 19 under a new state law, the Louisiana Main Street Recovery Program.
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    Bossier Parish Police Jury Helping Calcasieu Parish

    Posted Sep 5, 2020
    Shortly after 8 a.m. Friday, a 26-foot truck loaded with much needed supplies left the Benton courthouse heading to Calcasieu Parish. With the effort, Bossier Parish is helping a friend that stepped up when help was needed.
  • Bossier Parish

    Executive Order: August 31, 2020

    Posted Sep 1, 2020
    WHEREAS, pursuant to La. R.S. 29:727, the President of the Bossier Parish Police Jury has hereby declared a State of Emergency due to the statewide public health emergency issued by Governor John Bel Edwards, with the most recent being Proclamation Number 110 JBE 2020 issued on August 26, 2020, supplementing the declaration of emergency in Proclamation Number 101 JBE 2020, and the mitigation measures therein; Therefore, Proclamation Number 110 JBE 2020 shall remain in full force and effect until it expires on Friday, September 11, 2020, unless extended, in response to the threat posed by COVID-19.
  • Bossier Parish

    Bossier Parish Residents Encouraged to Self-Report Storm Damage

    Posted Sep 1, 2020
    Louisiana is trying to determine the damage to residential structures and businesses throughout Bossier Parish from Hurricane Laura, and the following is the reporting web app the state is using.
  • Bossier Parish

    Executive Order: August 7, 2020

    Posted Aug 7, 2020
    WHEREAS, pursuant to La. R.S. 29:727, the President of the Bossier Parish Police Jury has hereby declared a State of Emergency due to the statewide public health emergency issued by Governor John Bel Edwards, with the most recent being Proclamation Number 101 JBE 2020 issued on August 6, 2020, supplementing the declaration of emergency in Proclamation Number 96 JBE 2020, and the mitigation measures therein; Therefore, Proclamation Number 101 JBE 2020 shall remain in full force and effect until it expires on Friday, August 28, 2020, unless extended, in response to the threat posed by COVID-19.
  • Bill Altimus

    Bill Altimus Moves Up in NACO

    Posted Aug 3, 2020
    Bossier Parish Administrator Bill Altimus has been named a vice chair of the Transportation Steering Committee for the National Association of Counties.
  • US Census

    Census 2020 Information

    Posted Jul 24, 2020
    Reminder postcards from The U.S. Census Bureau are being sent this week to an estimated 34.3 million households. This will be the final mailing from the Census Bureau before census takers begin visiting nonresponding households across the nation in mid-August.
  • Bossier Parish

    Utility Assistance for Non-Profits

    Posted Jul 24, 2020
    Difficult economic times have placed many families in situations where it’s difficult to pay all the bills. Utility bills are a major concern as temperatures continue to soar.
  • Bossier Parish

    Executive Order: July 13, 2020

    Posted Jul 14, 2020
    Click the link above to learn more entry requirements for the parish courthouse.
  • Bossier Parish

    Executive Order: July 10, 2020

    Posted Jul 10, 2020
    This executive order discusses the latest guidelines on entry to the Bossier Parish Courthouse.
  • Keep Bossier Beautiful

    Keep Bossier Beautiful Quarterly Report

    Posted Jul 2, 2020
    While Covid-19 had us sheltering in place we were busy preparing for the future. We initiated board meetings via Zoom and will continue to utilize Zoom as an option for Board members to participate in meetings after the pandemic.
  • Bossier Parish Library - Kids Area

    Bossier Parish Libraries Reopening

    Posted Jun 20, 2020
    Bossier Parish Libraries is reopening all locations to the public for limited services on Monday, June 22.
  • Bossier Parish

    State Fire Marshal Releases Restaurant Guidelines to Open

    Posted Apr 30, 2020
    Governor John Bel Edwards’ COVID-19 Proclamation JBE will be released May 1 revealing strict standards for all restaurants and food services that provide outdoor patio venues.
  • Bossier Parish

    Emergency Declaration

    Posted Apr 8, 2020
    Pursuant to La. R.S. 29:727, the President of the Bossier Parish Police Jury has hereby declared a State of Emergency due to the Statewide Stay at Home Executive Order issued by Governor John Bel Edwards, Proclamation Number 33 JBE 2020, and amended on April 2, 2020, by Governor John Bel Edwards, in response to the threat posed by COVID-19. In accordance with said amended declaration, the Bossier Parish Courthouse will be closed to the public effective Monday, March 22, 2020, beginning at 5:00 p.m., and will remain closed through Sunday, April 30, 2020. This provision may be extended beyond Monday, April 30, 2020, by further order.
  • Bossier Parish

    COVID-19 Precautions

    Posted Apr 1, 2020
    Medical specialists predict the problems facing our community could reach a peak soon. We have been asked to take precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID 19 (Coronavirus) and we are now asking you, as citizens of Bossier Parish, to do more.
  • Bossier Parish

    COVID-19 Stay At Home Order

    Posted Mar 23, 2020
    In accordance with Gov. John Bel Edwards’ state-wide stay home order, the Bossier Parish Courthouse in Benton will be closed to the public beginning Monday.
  • Bossier Parish

    Bossier Parish Administrator Bill Altimus Discusses COVID-19

    Posted Mar 19, 2020
    COVID-19 has changed the American way of life drastically and public entities like the Bossier Parish Police Jury are aware that while things may be difficult, services to the public must continue.
  • Bossier Parish

    COVID-19 Layoffs: What to do

    Posted Mar 18, 2020
    Those who were laid off as of Monday due to coronavirus restrictions imposed by Louisiana’s governor have until 5 p.m. Saturday to file an unemployment insurance claim, according to the Secretary of the Louisiana Workforce Commission.
  • Bossier Parish

    Bossier Parish Libraries Closed

    Posted Mar 17, 2020
    All Bossier Parish library locations will be closed effective Wednesday, March 18 and will remain closed until further notice. The library Board of Control voted to issue the notice of closure.