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  • Noise

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: November 16, 2022

    Posted Nov 18, 2022
    Oil and gas exploration plays a big part in the economics of Bossier Parish, and the parish police jury Wednesday moved to help alleviate an issue that has accompanied some of the drilling and well completion process.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: November 2, 2022

    Posted Nov 8, 2022
    Things are getting a little crowded in some state and parish rights-of-way where service lines are concerned and Bossier Parish Engineer Eric Hudson told police jury members the condition could have an impact on future projects.
  • North South

    North Bossier Shared-use Trail Update

    Posted Oct 28, 2022
    Contractors are making progress on the North Bossier shared-use trail, running along Wimple Rd. from near The Colony to Lakewood subdivision. The approximately 1.5 miles of trail was one of several projects bid by the state Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD). Cost of the trail is roughly $700,000.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: October 19, 2022

    Posted Oct 24, 2022
    Winter is closing in and some fields at one local sports facility are closing to give parish workers the chance to make improvements for the beginning of Spring activities, parish Director of Parks and Recreation Warren Saucier told police jury members Wednesday.
  • Kennith Starnes, director of Section 8 Housing, gives his annual report to police jury members.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: October 5, 2022

    Posted Oct 6, 2022
    Projects to repair and replace asphalt roads in south Bossier Parish that were damaged by floods in 2015 and 2016 are continuing to move ahead, Parish Engineer Eric Hudson told parish police jury members Wednesday.
  • Halloweeen

    Halloween Decorations

    Posted Oct 4, 2022
    Visitors to the Bossier Parish Police Jury offices at the Benton courthouse are currently being greeted by a friendly group of spooks and a newly decorated tree to announce the approach of Halloween.
  • Eric Hudson gives his parish engineer's report.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: August 21, 2022

    Posted Sep 25, 2022
    Bossier Parish has seen its share of good fortune in receiving state and federal money to help fund parish projects, and Parish Administrator Butch Ford told members of the police jury that the parish hopefully will have success in funding requests to the state's capital outlay program.
  • Comcast officials meet with the Bossier Parish Police Jury broadband study committee.

    Broadband Services Coming To Plain Dealing

    Posted Sep 15, 2022
    Plain Dealing residents will soon have broadband services available after a national company announced plans to extend fiber optic services to the north Bossier Parish community, thanks to a state grant.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: September 7, 2022

    Posted Sep 7, 2022
    Bossier Parish will team up with the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to replace a critical piece of equipment designed to help keep the boat launch at Parish Camp on Lake Bistineau free from aquatic vegetation that has been a lake-wide problem.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: August 17, 2022

    Posted Aug 21, 2022
    Another group of parish asphalt roads that required major overhauls following flood water damage in 2015 and 2016 has been completed.
  • Insurance

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: August 3, 2022

    Posted Aug 4, 2022
    Approval of three cooperative endeavor agreements between the state Department of the Treasury, the state of Louisiana and the Bossier Parish Police Jury will mean $400,000 in appropriations for the parish, including one which will provide sewer and water lines to serve a new sawmill in Plain Dealing.
  • NACO

    National Association of Counties (NACo) Conference

    Posted Jul 25, 2022
    A contingent of Bossier Parish Police Jury members were part of the large group of delegates attending the National Association of Counties (NACo) conference and exhibition in Cade County, Colorado last week.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: July 20, 2022

    Posted Jul 22, 2022
    Bossier Parish is on sound financial footing with all funds "trending in the right direction" and no findings to report that would show anything negative.
  • Glenn Benton

    Police Jury District 2 Projects

    Posted Jul 13, 2022
    Projects in Police Jury District 2 in the Haughton area are targeting both streets and drainage in a pair of Haughton subdivisions.
  • Bossier Parish

    LPN Position for Bossier Maximum Correctional Facility

    Posted Jul 13, 2022
    Applications are being accepted for a full-time LPN position at the Bossier Maximum Correctional Facility near Plain Dealing. Qualified nurse applicants will possess excellent communication, critical thinking and assessment skills and will be reliable and punctual as well as able to perform her/his job duties autonomously.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: July 6, 2022

    Posted Jul 10, 2022
    Construction on the final link connecting I-220 north to Crouch Rd. could begin within 30 days after the Bossier Parish Police Jury voted Wednesday to accept a bid for phase two of the north/south corridor beginning at the Flat River bridge on Swan Lake Rd.
  • Bossier Parish

    Redistricting Public Comment Form

    Posted Jul 7, 2022
    The Bossier Parish Police Jury consists of 12 single-member districts. Every 10 years after the release of the U.S. Census, cities, parishes, school boards and states redraw the lines for election districts to keep population equal on their respective bodies based on federal and state law.
  • Bossier Parish

    Board Vacancies

    Posted Jul 7, 2022
    Vacancies currently exist on the following parish boards and need to be filled by the Bossier Parish Police Jury: Industrial Development Board of Bossier Parish – two vacancies; Bossier Public Trust Finance Authority Board – one vacancy.
  • Police Jury

    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.