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  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: May 5, 2021

    Posted May 6, 2021
    Bossier Parish will remain in the business of picking up certain trash and debris at no charge to homeowners, but parameters will be established to determine what will qualify for removal.
  • Parish engineers Eric Hudson (left) and Butch Ford talk about construction projects with members of the Police Jury's Road/Subdivisions Regulations Committee prior to Wednesday's meeting.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: April 21, 2021

    Posted Apr 23, 2021
    Work on the Linton Rd. bridge spanning Black Bayou has begun which means the heavily-traveled roadway is closed, but traffic appears to be moving smoothly along detour routes, Assistant Parish Engineer Eric Hudson told members of the Bossier Parish Police Jury Wednesday.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: April 7, 2021

    Posted Apr 9, 2021
    Bossier Parish has a new treasurer following an extensive search and a unanimous vote Wednesday by the parish Police Jury.
  • Design Team

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: March 17, 2021

    Posted Mar 18, 2021
    A Tuesday kickoff meeting of a special management team has signaled the beginning of millions of dollars-worth of future projects to repair asphalt roads in Bossier Parish damaged during the historic floods of 2015 and 2016.
  • Bossier Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness officials Ian Snellgrove (left) and Gene Barattini deliver a report on the recent winter weather to the Bossier Parish Police Jury.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: March 3, 2021

    Posted Mar 4, 2021
    Bossier Parish could be in a position to save big money in maintenance costs on its fleet of vehicles after Police Jury members agreed Wednesday to enter into a fleet management program with Enterprise.
  • Bossier Parish

    Notice of Cancellation of Public Hearing

    Posted Feb 16, 2021
    Pursuant to La. R.S. 29:727, the President of the Bossier Parish Police Jury has hereby declared a State of Emergency due to an emergency situation as a result of forecasted winter weather. In accordance with said declaration, the Bossier Parish Courthouse will be closed effective Tuesday, February 16, 2021, and Wednesday, February 17, 2021. A notice will be posted on the police jury’s website at www.bossierparishla.gov should the need arise for the courthouse to be closed on Thursday, February 18, 2021.
  • Bossier Parish

    Notice of Cancellation of Police Jury Meetings

    Posted Feb 16, 2021
    Pursuant to La. R.S. 29:727, the President of the Bossier Parish Police Jury has hereby declared a State of Emergency due to an emergency situation as a result of forecasted wintery weather. In accordance with said declaration, the Bossier Parish Police Jury has cancelled the February 17, 2021, Finance and Regular police jury meetings, as well as any other meetings and committee meetings that may have been scheduled for February 17, 2021. All items that were scheduled for the February 17, 2021, meetings will be rescheduled for March 3, 2021, including board meetings and committee meetings, times to be determined at a later date.
  • Bossier Parish

    Notice of Cancellation of Public Hearing

    Posted Feb 16, 2021
    Pursuant to La. R.S. 29:727, the President of the Bossier Parish Police Jury has hereby declared a State of Emergency due to an emergency situation as a result of forecasted winter weather. In accordance with said declaration, the Bossier Parish Courthouse will be closed effective Tuesday, February 16, 2021, and Wednesday, February 17, 2021. A notice will be posted on the police jury’s website at www.bossierparishla.gov should the need arise for the courthouse to be closed on Thursday, February 18, 2021.
  • LSUS RESEARCHERS 2-3-21

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: February 3, 2021

    Posted Feb 6, 2021
    Ground water levels in Bossier Parish are fairly high and trending upward, according to a preliminary report following one year of studies conducted by LSUS.
  • Jerome Darby (right) was named president of the Bossier Parish Police Jury Wednesday, while Tom Salzer was picked vice president.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: January 20, 2021

    Posted Jan 21, 2021
    Jerome Darby, who has served nine terms on the Bossier Parish Police Jury representing District 10, was elected unanimously Wednesday as president of the public body for 2021.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: December 16, 2020

    Posted Dec 17, 2020
    Licensed drivers in one Bossier Parish neighborhood will be allowed to operate electric golf carts on designated streets in their subdivision following a Wednesday vote by the Bossier Parish Police Jury.
  • Golf Carts

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: December 2, 2020

    Posted Dec 3, 2020
    Whether or not residents of a Bossier Parish subdivision will be allowed to legally operate golf carts on the streets of their neighborhood will be a topic for the Police Jury’s Road Subdivision Committee.
  • ART Sign

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: November 18, 2020

    Posted Nov 19, 2020
    A southern extension of the Arthur Ray Teague multi-use trail has moved one step closer to reality following a meeting this week of the Red River Waterway Commission board of directors.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: November 4, 2020

    Posted Nov 9, 2020
    Bossier Parish is hoping for some good news from one of the nation’s top credit rating agencies that publishes analysis and financial information affecting bond ratings for public entities.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: October 21, 2020

    Posted Oct 22, 2020
    Bossier Parish is ready to put some major Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) dollars to work on projects to repair paved roads in the parish that were damaged during floods of 2015 and 2016.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: October 7, 2020

    Posted Oct 8, 2020
    Residents of one rural area of Bossier Parish will soon have access to broadband Internet services after a unanimous vote Wednesday by the Bossier Parish Police Jury.
  • Wi-Fi

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: September 15, 2020

    Posted Sep 18, 2020
    A plan to bring high speed internet service to one rural area of Bossier Parish will go under review by a Bossier Parish Police Jury committee after the public body heard a proposal during Wednesday’s meeting.
  • Loading Items

    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.
  • Ken Starnes

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: September 2, 2020

    Posted Sep 3, 2020
    One week ago, parish police jury highway department crews were working around the clock to remove trees and debris blocking roadways in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura. Although Laura has gone, her destruction is still evident.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: August 5, 2020

    Posted Aug 6, 2020
    Bossier Parish voters will soon decide on renewal of a smaller ad valorem tax that generates funds dedicated to maintaining and operating the parish’s correctional facilities including transportation and medical care for prisoners.