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  • 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

    I-220 Extension Into Barksdale Air Force Base Groundbreaking

    Posted May 15, 2019
    Local and state elected officials plus a large gathering of area supporters saw the first shovels of dirt turned on the future extension of I-220 into Barksdale Air Force Base, a roughly $90 million project that will finally give the base an entrance/exit onto I-20.
  • 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

    Access Road to Barksdale Airforce Base Contract Signed

    Posted Apr 24, 2019
    It’s official. A contract was signed and notice to proceed was issued Wednesday to mark the beginning of a $71.8 million project that will construct a new access road into Barksdale Air Force Base from the I-20/I-220 interchange east of Bossier City.
  • 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.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: April 3, 2019

    Posted Apr 3, 2019
    Bossier Parish residents who found themselves without garbage pickup service after a local hauler went out of business should pick the company of their choice as a replacement without new regulations governing that industry, according to a parish police jury committee.
  • Bossier Parish

    Parish Gets Project Money

    Posted Mar 27, 2019
    It’s official. Bossier Parish now has just over 20 million dollars available for parish road and bridge repairs, and to purchase additional water systems, beginning almost immediately and continuing through 2021.
  • Bossier Parish

    Bossier Parish Transportation Plan

    Posted Jan 31, 2019
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: December 5, 2018

    Posted Dec 5, 2018
    State Department of Transportation and Development inspectors are currently taking a look at Bossier Parish bridges and according to parish engineer Butch Ford, some findings in south Bossier need to be addressed.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: October 17, 2018

    Posted Oct 17, 2018
    Anyone in south Bossier Parish who may be wondering where all those vehicles are going just about every weekend should look no further than the police jury’s park and athletic complex on Caplis Sligo Rd.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: October 3, 2018

    Posted Oct 3, 2018
    When heavy rains fall in Bossier Parish, water needs to flow from one place to another as quickly and smoothly as possible to prevent flooding on roads and streets in subdivisions.
  • Bossier Parish

    State association meets in Bossier City

    Posted Sep 27, 2018
    Parish engineers and supervisors from across the state were in Bossier City Wednesday and Thursday for the Fall meeting of the Louisiana Parish Engineers and Supervisors Association held at Margaritaville Resort.
  • Bossier Parish

    North Bossier roads getting overlay

    Posted Sep 21, 2018
    Another parish road is getting a facelift as part of the police jury’s road repair and renovation program.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: September 19, 2018

    Posted Sep 19, 2018
    One Bossier Parish park has officially grown by an additional 12 and one-half acres with the purchase of property adjacent to the parish park located on southern Lake Bistineau.
  • Bossier Parish

    Bossier Fire District 5 gets grant

    Posted Sep 11, 2018
    Firefighters in one Bossier Parish rural fire department will soon be sporting new bunker gear, thanks to a federal grant from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) targeting improved operations and safety.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: September 5, 2018

    Posted Sep 5, 2018
    Improvements to the Parish Camp in south Bossier are continuing and following Wednesday’s Police Jury meeting, the facility will soon have even more room to expand services to residents.
  • Bossier Parish

    Petition language confusing, police jury president says

    Posted Aug 22, 2018
    A petition drive currently underway in a portion of Bossier Parish has one member of the parish police jury more than a little concerned. It’s not the subject of the petition but the language used in the official filing that Glenn Benton would like to see clarified.