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  • Bossier Parish

    General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) to Hire 2,500

    Posted Feb 22, 2021
    General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has announced plans to hire 2,500 workers in Northwest Louisiana to staff a national assistance call center in Bossier City.
  • LA Army National Guard

    165th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion Delivers Water to Bossier Hospitals

    Posted Feb 22, 2021
    Despite terrible weather conditions during a pair of unprecedented winter storms, Louisiana Army National Guard soldiers from the 165th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion stationed in Bossier City delivered water to hospitals in Bossier Parish.
  • Bossier Parish

    Bossier Parish Clearing Roads

    Posted Feb 19, 2021
    Bossier Parish Police Jury highway department crews began Thursday using all available heavy equipment to clear parish roads in the aftermath of a major winter weather event.
  • 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.
  • Temperatire

    Winter Weather Advisory

    Posted Feb 14, 2021
    Bulk of anticipated precipitation should occur Sunday night into Monday morning with two to four inches expected, including sleet and snow for Sunday through Monday only. Accumulation amounts are being reevaluated and the NWS said those could be increased with the accumulations possible on Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Bossier Parish

    Executive Order: February 12, 2021

    Posted Feb 13, 2021
    WHEREAS, pursuant to La. R.S. 29:727, the President of the Bossier Parish Police Jury has hereby declared a State of Emergency due to the statewide public health emergency issued by Governor John Bel Edwards, with the most recent being Proclamation Number 17 JBE 2021 issued on February 10, 2021, supplementing the declaration of emergency in Proclamation Number 101 JBE 2020, and the mitigation measures therein; Therefore, Proclamation Number 17 JBE 2021 shall remain in full force and effect until it expires on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, unless extended, in response to the threat posed by COVID-19.
  • 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.
  • Red Chute Bayou at Dogwood is bank full, but holding steady.

    Bossier Parish Water Levels

    Posted Jan 26, 2021
    Despite several days of rainfall in Bossier Parish and areas to the north that bring additional water into the area’s streams and bayous, no serious problems with high water have occurred, according to Ian Snellgrove, Director of the Bossier Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.
  • Bossier Parish

    Executive Order: January 13, 2021

    Posted Jan 25, 2021
    WHEREAS, pursuant to La. R.S. 29:727, the President of the Bossier Parish Police Jury has hereby declared a State of Emergency due to the statewide public health emergency issued by Governor John Bel Edwards, with the most recent being Proclamation Number 6 JBE 2021 issued on January 12, 2021, supplementing the declaration of emergency in Proclamation Number 101 JBE 2020, and the mitigation measures therein; Therefore, Proclamation Number 6 JBE 2021 shall remain in full force and effect until it expires on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, unless extended, in response to the threat posed by COVID-19.
  • 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.
  • Snow 2

    Snow in Bossier Parish

    Posted Jan 11, 2021
    Bossier Parish’s first snowfall of 2021 began shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 10), depositing amounts ranging from one to three inches. Snowfall ended across the area early Monday morning, according to weather reports.
  • Loading Sand

    Bossier Parish Highway Department Prepares for Snow

    Posted Jan 9, 2021
    National Weather Service (NWS) forecasters are predicting a mix of rain and snow on Sunday in Bossier Parish and areas of northwest Louisiana that will change to snow across the area Sunday night.
  • Butt Campaign 1

    Keep Bossier Beautiful Campaign

    Posted Jan 6, 2021
    Keep Bossier Beautiful volunteers removed almost 10,000 cigarette butts from five high traffic intersections in Bossier Parish near the vicinity of Lamar digital billboards. The educational media blitz “Keep Your Butts in Your Pants” was displayed for 30 days and 500 free pocket ashtrays were distributed to smokers.
  • ART 3

    Work Continues on Arthur Ray Teague Parkway

    Posted Jan 6, 2021
    Bossier Parish Police Jury highway department crews are continuing their repair work on one southern portion of the Arthur Ray Teague Parkway.
  • Swan Lake Bridge Open

    Swan Lake Road Bridge Open

    Posted Dec 18, 2020
    Area motorists will now be able to drive Swan Lake Rd. south from its intersection with Airline Dr. now that construction has been completed on a new bridge over Flat River just east of Legacy Elementary.
  • Bossier Parish

    Consolidated Waterworks/Sewerage District No. 1 (CWSD) Rate Increase Approved

    Posted Dec 17, 2020
    After nearly eight years of the Bossier Parish Police Jury subsidizing operation of the parish’s $55 million Consolidated Waterworks/Sewerage District No. 1 (CWSD), the District agreed Wednesday to increase rates in order to help the system become self-sufficient.
  • 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.
  • Bridge Fix

    Smith Road Bridge Closed

    Posted Dec 9, 2020
    Police Jury highway department workers are currently making repairs to the Smith Rd. bridge crossing Red Chute Bayou in southern Bossier Parish.