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  • RIMMERCOCHRAN

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: January 15, 2020

    Posted Jan 16, 2020
    Bossier Parish Police Jury members were administered the oath of office at 2020’s first meeting Wednesday, including one-third of the public body that will be serving a first term.
  • OUTGOING JURY MEMBERS

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: December 18, 2019

    Posted Dec 19, 2019
    Four Bossier Parish Police Jury members sat in on their final regular meeting Wednesday and were honored for their service by their cohorts after the day’s agenda was completed.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: December 4, 2019

    Posted Dec 5, 2019
    Bossier Parish Police Jury members voted unanimously Wednesday to donate a portion of Swan Lake Rd. to the city of Bossier City, a move that will allow the city to make improvements at the intersection of Swan Lake and I-220.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: November 20, 2019

    Posted Nov 21, 2019
    Bossier Parish Police Jury members agreed Wednesday to commit $50,000 as the parish’s share for participating in a feasibility study that could eventually result in a navigable Red River north into Arkansas, and more controllable water levels to help prevent flooding.
  • Bossier Parish

    Sewer Billing Error

    Posted Nov 13, 2019
    A programming error has been discovered in the rate calculation in the most recent system conversion for the average sewer bill offered by the Bossier Parish Police Jury. The most recently mailed bills did not include this calculation.
  • Bossier Parish

    State Senators Honored

    Posted Oct 24, 2019
    State Senators Ryan Gatti (District 36) and Barrow Peacock (District 37) were honored Wednesday with certificates of appreciation from the Bossier Parish Police Jury in recognition of their efforts to secure funding for the extension of I-220 onto Barksdale Air Force Base.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: October 16, 2019

    Posted Oct 17, 2019
    A unanimous vote Wednesday by the Bossier Parish Police Jury could mark the beginning of what will eventually be a multi-million dollar development at the former Palmetto Country Club in Benton.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: October 2, 2019

    Posted Oct 2, 2019
    Bossier Parish Police Jury members agreed to proceed with arbitration with the federal Civilian Board of Contract Appeals over funds to help repair roads the parish claims were damaged by floods in 2015 and 2016.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: September 18, 2019

    Posted Sep 19, 2019
    Repeat offenders to Bossier Parish’s property standards ordinances could find themselves a little lighter in the wallet after a proposal from the parish police jury’s Road/Subdivision Regulations Committee was unanimously approved Wednesday.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: September 4, 2019

    Posted Sep 4, 2019
    Bossier Parish voters will get the opportunity to determine whether or not betting on horse racing events will be allowed at off-track wagering facilities in the parish.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: August 21, 2019

    Posted Aug 22, 2019
    Bossier Parish’s water/sewer system total number of customers has grown by roughly 40 percent following action Wednesday by the parish police jury.
  • Bossier Parish

    Work Begins on I-220 Extension

    Posted Aug 8, 2019
    Shovels of dirt were turned by Gov. John Bel Edwards and a number of dignitaries a couple of months ago to signal the ceremonial start of the I-220 extension onto Barksdale Air Force Base. On Monday, heavy equipment began clearing a roadway and moving debris by the truckload.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: August 7, 2019

    Posted Aug 8, 2019
    LSUS professors and student assistants will team with the Bossier Parish Police Jury to undertake a five-year study to determine groundwater impact in the Red River basin of north Bossier Parish.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: July 17, 2019

    Posted Jul 17, 2019
    A group of college professors will soon begin studying ground water levels for the Bossier Parish Police Jury to determine the depth of the problems lying beneath the surface in an area between the Red River and bayous to the east.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: June 19

    Posted Jun 19, 2019
    Roughly two months after local developers and engineers met with the Bossier Parish Police Jury engineering staff to discuss solutions to rising ground water levels and the impact on subdivision streets, the two groups will soon meet again to talk about yet other water-related problems.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: June 5, 2019

    Posted Jun 5, 2019
    Water has again become a major issue for a growing Bossier Parish, and again it isn’t the visible water that fills lakes, bayous and rivers to flood stages after repeated periods of heavy rains.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: May 15, 2019

    Posted May 15, 2019
    After weeks of thunderstorms dumping heavy rains in northwest Louisiana, Bossier Parish seems to be escaping many of the severe problems during flood events of years past.
  • Bossier Parish

    Road Boring For FEMA Appeal Begin

    Posted May 8, 2019
    Samples of soil cement, the staple base for asphalt roads for years, are being drilled by contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury in an attempt to prove a point with a federal agency that could translate into millions of dollars for the parish.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: May 1, 2019

    Posted May 1, 2019
    A major bridge disaster roughly 1,300 miles to the north nearly put Bossier Parish in a bind, but parish police jurors learned Wednesday that a large financial bullet may have been dodged.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: April 17, 2019

    Posted Apr 17, 2019
    Developers and engineers who build and design new homes in an area designated as the Red River floodway in Bossier Parish now have a new set of standards to follow for streets in those subdivisions following Wednesday’s parish Police Jury meeting.