• Linton Road Bridge Setup

    Linton Rd. Bridge Construction Update

    Posted Jun 15, 2020
    Equipment has been put in place and preparations are being made to begin boring for a water line beside the Linton Rd. bridge. Contractors began getting ready for the project Monday and expect to complete their task by June 21, weather permitting.

    Bossier Parish Police Jury Highway Department Projects

    Posted Jun 11, 2020
    Bossier Parish Police Jury highway department workers are currently involved in a pair of upgrade projects on high traffic roadways. Rough spots are being dug out and overlayed on the western end of Swan Lake Rd. while one lane on Airline Dr. north of its intersection with Swan Lake is being replaced with a new base and surface.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: June 03, 2020

    Posted Jun 4, 2020
    Bossier Parish could be on the receiving end of nearly $32 million in FEMA funds for repairs and reconstruction of paved roads in south Bossier that were heavily damaged during floods in 2016.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: May 20, 2020

    Posted May 21, 2020
    High speed broad band availability to areas of Bossier Parish which currently are not served could be a matter for study for the parish Police Jury in the near future.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: May 6, 2020

    Posted May 6, 2020
    A possible plan to reopen the Bossier Parish Courthouse to the public on May 15 or 16 is currently being studied, but whether or not that happens depends on information coming from the governor’s office.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: April 15, 2020

    Posted Apr 15, 2020
    Unusual circumstances often require unusual solutions and the Bossier Parish Police Jury applied a never-before-tried forum to conduct business at Wednesday’s regular meeting.
  • Bossier Parish

    COVID-19 Precautions

    Posted Apr 1, 2020
    Medical specialists predict the problems facing our community could reach a peak soon. We have been asked to take precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID 19 (Coronavirus) and we are now asking you, as citizens of Bossier Parish, to do more.
  • Bossier Parish

    Cancellation of April 1, 2020, Bossier Parish Police Jury Meetings

    Posted Mar 26, 2020
    All meetings of the Bossier Parish Police Jury scheduled for Wednesday, April 1 have been cancelled in response to the governor’s stay at home order to help combat the COVID-19 emergency.
  • Bossier Parish

    COVID-19 Stay At Home Order

    Posted Mar 23, 2020
    In accordance with Gov. John Bel Edwards’ state-wide stay home order, the Bossier Parish Courthouse in Benton will be closed to the public beginning Monday.
  • Bossier Parish

    Bossier Parish Administrator Bill Altimus Discusses COVID-19

    Posted Mar 19, 2020
    COVID-19 has changed the American way of life drastically and public entities like the Bossier Parish Police Jury are aware that while things may be difficult, services to the public must continue.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: March 18, 2020

    Posted Mar 18, 2020
    After years of denials by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) over claims of damage to paved roads in south Bossier Parish during the historic floods of 2015 and 2016, the parish has won an unprecedented victory on appeal.
  • Bossier Parish

    Bossier Parish Parks and Recreation Facilitates Closed For Group Gatherings; Open for Individual and Family Recreation

    Posted Mar 16, 2020
    Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Bossier Parish Parks and Recreation will be closing its facilities for group gatherings. Sports games, tournaments, and practices are cancelled until April 13, 2020. Playgrounds, walking tracks, and picnic/camping areas will remain open for individual and family recreation.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: March 4, 2020

    Posted Mar 4, 2020
    Bossier Parish Police Jury members will consider updating language on an ordinance governing gated communities that would allow first responders to use electronic entry to those areas in times of emergency.

    Soccer Tryouts Held at South Bossier Park

    Posted Mar 3, 2020
    Men and women who hope to take their soccer skills to the next level got a chance to show their abilities to professional scouts and league coaches Saturday and Sunday at South Bossier Park.
  • 02-19-2020 Meeting

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: February 19, 2020

    Posted Feb 19, 2020
    A local soccer organization honing their skills on fields at the South Bossier Park could see some of its adult amateur players kick their way to the next level of competition.

    2020 Louisiana Police Jury Association Annual Convention

    Posted Feb 11, 2020
    More than 1,000 elected officials and their wives/significant others are expected to attend the three-day 2020 Louisiana Police Jury Association annual convention scheduled to kick off Wednesday, Feb. 12 at the Shreveport Convention Center.
  • Bossier Parish

    Sewer Main Failures Kingston Plantation subdivision near Col. Burt Blvd. and Cattails Trail

    Posted Feb 11, 2020
    Some sewer main failures have been experienced due to groundwater issues.

    Arthur Ray Teague Parkway Walking/Biking Trail

    Posted Feb 7, 2020
    If it’s true that numbers often tell the tale, then the Arthur Ray Teague Parkway walking/biking trail is one very popular attraction.
  • Chip Reeves

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: February 5, 2020

    Posted Feb 6, 2020
    A study commissioned by the Red River Waterway Commission shows that a navigable Red River has generated billions of dollars in sales, spending and earnings since the project was completed a half-century ago.

    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.