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  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: September 15, 2021

    Posted Sep 16, 2021
    Work is scheduled to begin next week on another group of parish asphalt roads as part of reconstruction and repair of damages caused by floods during 2015 and 2016.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: August 18, 2021

    Posted Aug 22, 2021
    Current census figures show Bossier Parish is continuing a decades-old growing trend, showing just over 31 percent in growth since the 2000 count.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: August 4, 2021

    Posted Aug 5, 2021
    Work on major road projects in Bossier Parish will be kicking off this month after conference meetings with contractors, Assistant Parish Engineer Eric Hudson told members of the Bossier Parish Police Jury Wednesday.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: July 21, 2021

    Posted Jul 22, 2021
    Work on roads in south Bossier Parish severely damaged by the historic flood of 2016 will begin soon after members of the parish police jury voted Wednesday to accept a bid to begin work on multiple repair projects.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: July 7, 2021

    Posted Jul 8, 2021
    Organizers of special events to be held in Bossier Parish will now have to obtain a permit after an ordinance governing “public interest and special events” was adopted Wednesday by the Bossier Parish Police Jury.
  • Bossier Parish

    Jurors Visit The Port

    Posted Jun 18, 2021
    A visit to the Port of Caddo-Bossier Wednesday gave Bossier Parish Police Jury members and staff an up-close look at one of the area’s premier industrial sites that continues to grow and make major contributions the area’s economy.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: June 16, 2021

    Posted Jun 17, 2021
    Bossier Parish Police Jury members voted unanimously Wednesday to seek an injunction to prevent a weekend event advertised as a Friday 4-wheeler ride and a Saturday trail ride, with musical performances scheduled later both evenings. With the vote, the police jury authorized the parish attorney to file for an immediate injunction in 26th Judicial District Court against the promoter and the landowner.
  • Parks

    Julianna Parks Named New District 5 Representative

    Posted Jun 14, 2021
    Julianna Parks has been named the new District 5 representative to the Bossier Parish Police Jury after a special meeting of the jury Monday. She took her oath of office immediately following the meeting.
  • VP

    Bob Brotherton First Vice President of the Police Jury Association of Louisiana

    Posted Jun 4, 2021
    Bossier Parish is again represented at the top administrative level of a statewide association after parish Police Jury member Bob Brotherton received his oath of office to serve as first vice president of the Police Jury Association of Louisiana.
  • Bump Skaggs and Kent Rogers

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: June 2, 2021

    Posted Jun 3, 2021
    District 5 police jury member Jack “Bump” Skaggs announced his retirement from the public body Wednesday, telling his cohorts that a career move made it necessary for him to step aside.
  • Bossier Parish

    Special Meeting Announced For Replacement of District 5 Jury Member

    Posted Jun 3, 2021
    A special meeting of the Bossier Parish Police Jury will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 14 in the jury meeting room in the Bossier Parish courthouse to appoint a replacement for jury District 5. This vacancy was created by the resignation of Jack “Bump” Skaggs.
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    Police Jury Holds Healthfair for Employees

    Posted Jun 1, 2021
    Nurses from the Bossier Parish Correctional Center administered wellness tests and parish employees learned how to recognize symptoms of stroke and heart attack during the Bossier Parish Police Jury’s first Informational Health and Wellness Fair last week.
  • Views of the current drainage ditch.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: May 19, 2021

    Posted May 20, 2021
    Bids have been requested on a pair of major infrastructure projects in the parish, Assistant Parish Engineer Eric Hudson told members of the Bossier Parish Police Jury Wednesday.
  • 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.