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    Police Jury Meeting Notes: June 15, 2022

    Posted Jun 18, 2022
    Residents of south Bossier Parish will have the opportunity to choose between two Fourth of July fireworks displays, according to information given the parish police jury Wednesday by Parish Administrator Butch Ford.
  • Bossier Parish Assessor Bobby Edmiston and Police Jury Treasurer Stacie Fernandez explain current parish tax millages during a parish police jury finance committee meeting.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: June 1, 2022

    Posted Jun 5, 2022
    A section of Poole Rd. from LA Hwy. 71 to Swan Lake Rd. in south Bossier Parish will be declared a "non truck route" following a Wednesday vote by the parish police jury.
  • Bossier Parish Engineer Eric Hudson updates the police jury on projects.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: May 18, 2022

    Posted May 19, 2022
    Bossier Parish agreed Wednesday to join three other local public bodies to help keep the old Jimmie Davis bridge clean once the structure becomes a linear park with the construction of a new bridge over the Red River.
  • Sewer

    Airline Drive Sewer Project

    Posted May 19, 2022
    Commercial development along north Airline Dr. is continuing at a rapid pace and contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury are moving ahead with an extension of the parish's sewer system to help accommodate new businesses.
  • ExEcellence in Hospitality Award

    Bossier Parish Police Jury Wins Excellence in Hospitality Award

    Posted May 10, 2022
    The Bossier Parish Police Jury was recognized Monday for its part in making the inaugural Archery Shooters Association tour event a major success with an Excellence in Hospitality Award presented by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau at its 2022 award ceremony.
  • Ribbon Cutting

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: May 5, 2022

    Posted May 9, 2022
    A ribbon cutting ceremony Friday officially opened an approximately two-mile addition to the Arthur Ray Teague multi-use trail, extending the trail south from the Lake Caroline boat launch to Parkway High School.
  • Sam Marsiglia (right) with the Haughton MPC discusses potential zoning with (from left) Bossier Parish Engineer Eric Hudson and police jury members Doug Rimmer and Bob Brotherton.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: April 20, 2022

    Posted Apr 21, 2022
    A phone call just minutes before the Bossier Parish Police Jury started its Wednesday meeting may have presented the opportunity to answer questions about what to do about the prospect of turning the existing Jimmy Davis bridge connecting Caddo and Bossier parishes into a linear park.
  • DOTD's David North addresses the parish police jury.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: April 6, 2022

    Posted Apr 7, 2022
    David North of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) told Bossier Parish Police Jury members Wednesday that construction on the Linton Rd. bridge over Black Bayou could be completed by late summer.
  • Oversize Load

    Oversize Load Stop

    Posted Mar 19, 2022
    A recent stop of an oversized load on a parish road by the Bossier Parish Police Jury’s Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit (CVEU) points to a problem that potentially could cost parish taxpayers millions of dollars in repairs to vital infrastructure.
  • Tables

    New Tables at Lake Plain Dealing Park

    Posted Mar 19, 2022
    Visitors to Lake Plain Dealing Park have something new that will add to their recreational experience at the facility, which is part of Louisiana’s National Scenic Boom or Bust Byway.
  • District Attorney Schuyler Marvin talks about the North Louisiana Criminalistics Lab with the police jury finance committee.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: March 16, 2022

    Posted Mar 17, 2022
    All that remains for acquisition of funding to complete a north/south roadway connecting I-220 and Crouch Rd. is approval of state agencies after Bossier Parish Police Jury members adopted a resolution Wednesday to authorize issuing revenue bonds.
  • Bob Brotherton is installed as president of the Police Jury Association of Louisiana

    Bob Brotherton Installed as President of the Police Jury Association of Louisiana

    Posted Mar 16, 2022
    Bob Brotherton has again given Bossier Parish representation at a top administrative level in the state after his installation as President of the Police Jury Association of Louisiana during ceremonies at the 98th PJAL convention in Lake Charles.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: March 2, 2022

    Posted Mar 4, 2022
    Work on the second phase of a north/south roadway that will eventually connect I-220 to Crouch Rd. could begin as early as this summer according to information presented to the Bossier Parish Police Jury’s road/subdivision committee Wednesday.
  • A new turn lane at Linton Rd. and Airline Dr. is one of the highway department's projects that has been completed.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: February 16, 2022

    Posted Feb 17, 2022
    Bossier Parish’s highway department is looking at a busy 2022 with several projects scheduled for the bid process and others set for reconstruction as part of the parish road program.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: February 2, 2022

    Posted Feb 2, 2022
    Precautionary measures are being taken with an eye on National Weather Service forecasts predicting possible winter precipitation across the northern portion of northwest Louisiana over the next couple of days.
  • Butch Ford

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: January 19, 2022

    Posted Jan 20, 2022
    District 11 police jury member Tom Salzer will service as president of the public body for 2022 after his election to the post Wednesday. Salzer was first appointed to the jury in 2016 to fill the seat of the late Wayne Hammack. He was elected to complete the unexpired term and reelected to a full term.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: December 15, 2021

    Posted Dec 17, 2021
    Slightly more than 54 miles of parish roads will be receiving a facelift over the next three years after Bossier Parish police jury members were presented the road overlay program covering 2022 through 2024.
  • Bill Altimus gives his final report Wednesday as Bossier Parish Administrator.

    Bill Altimus to Retire December 31, 2021

    Posted Dec 16, 2021
    “It’s been quite a ride,” Bill Altimus said as he pondered his 25 years serving Bossier Parish, as a member of the parish police jury and as parish administrator. “Who would have thought in just twenty years we would be recognized as one of the most progressive and fastest growing areas in the state.”
  • Payroll Specialist Vickie Meek has a larger space.

    Renovations to the Fourth Floor at the Bossier Parish Courthouse are Complete

    Posted Dec 8, 2021
    Renovations to the fourth floor at the Bossier Parish Courthouse are complete and that means several members of the parish police jury’s staff are making themselves at home in new surroundings.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: December 1, 2021

    Posted Dec 2, 2021
    Engineers and highway department officials will be traveling Bossier Parish roadways in the very near future to get a first-hand look at infrastructure needs in preparation for the 2022 road program.