News

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: July 15, 2020

    Posted Jul 16, 2020
    High ground water levels in one Bossier Parish area continue to play havoc with water and sewer system structures, creating the need for costly emergency repairs.
  • 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

    Amended: July 15, 2020 Police Jury Meeting Notice

    Posted Jul 14, 2020
    The Bossier Parish Police Jury will follow the Governor’s directive not to hold public gatherings of over 50 people when it meets on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. As provided by the Governor’s order, the Jury will meet in person and limited members of the public will be able to be in physical attendance.
  • Bossier Parish

    July 15, 2020 Police Jury Meeting Notice

    Posted Jul 10, 2020
    The Bossier Parish Police Jury will follow the Governor’s directive not to hold public gatherings in excess of fifty-percent (50%) of the total occupancy as determined by the State Fire Marshal on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. As provided by the Governor’s order, the Jury will meet in person and limited members of the public will be able to be in physical attendance.
  • 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.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes:  July 1, 2020

    Posted Jul 2, 2020
    A public meeting has been scheduled for August 5 in the Bossier Parish Police Jury meeting room to authorize the renewal of a 3.08 mill ad valorem tax that helps provide funding for Bossier Parish correctional facilities.
  • Swan Lake Road Meeting

    Swan Lake Road Construction Related Closures

    Posted Jun 19, 2020
    Area motorists travelling on I-220 and Swan Lake Rd. will be looking at a series of detours and closures beginning in about two weeks while contractors begin a project to widen the lanes on Swan Lake beneath the I-220 overpass.