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  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: December 15, 2021

    Posted Dec 17, 2021
    Slightly more than 54 miles of parish roads will be receiving a facelift over the next three years after Bossier Parish police jury members were presented the road overlay program covering 2022 through 2024.
  • Bill Altimus gives his final report Wednesday as Bossier Parish Administrator.

    Bill Altimus to Retire December 31, 2021

    Posted Dec 16, 2021
    “It’s been quite a ride,” Bill Altimus said as he pondered his 25 years serving Bossier Parish, as a member of the parish police jury and as parish administrator. “Who would have thought in just twenty years we would be recognized as one of the most progressive and fastest growing areas in the state.”
  • Payroll Specialist Vickie Meek has a larger space.

    Renovations to the Fourth Floor at the Bossier Parish Courthouse are Complete

    Posted Dec 8, 2021
    Renovations to the fourth floor at the Bossier Parish Courthouse are complete and that means several members of the parish police jury’s staff are making themselves at home in new surroundings.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: December 1, 2021

    Posted Dec 2, 2021
    Engineers and highway department officials will be traveling Bossier Parish roadways in the very near future to get a first-hand look at infrastructure needs in preparation for the 2022 road program.
  • 2021 Christmas

    Christmas Holiday Decorations

    Posted Nov 29, 2021
    ‘Tis the beginning of the Christmas season and the offices of the Bossier Parish Police Jury already reflect the onset. Another Marissa Broughton original graces the police jury office entrance while Marissa and Jessica Aldridge combined talents to prepare the display just off the courthouse entrance.
  • Road

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: November 17, 2021

    Posted Nov 18, 2021
    A proposed privately-funded expressway that would connect southern Bossier and Caddo parishes, including a toll bridge spanning the Red River, took a step forward Wednesday following a vote by the Bossier Parish Police Jury.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: November 3, 2021

    Posted Nov 5, 2021
    Technology for Rural America (TFRA), a company with expertise in broadband services, will be retained to consult with the Bossier Parish Police Jury and help identify potential broadband service providers for parish residents in underserved areas.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: October 20, 2021

    Posted Oct 22, 2021
    Finding providers to deliver broadband services to unserved and underserved areas of Bossier Parish is an ongoing process, Parish Administrator Bill Altimus told police jury members Wednesday.
  • Jurors

    Redistricting Workshop

    Posted Oct 20, 2021
    Bossier Parish continues to grow, with 2020 census figures showing a population of 128,746. With that growth comes change and nowhere is the change more evident than in seven of the 12 Police Jury districts. Jury members met Monday in a workshop session to discuss redistricting to learn just how their individual districts will be impacted.
  • Parish Administrator Bill Altimus (left) talks about renovations on the fourth floor with police jury members Phiip Rodgers (center) and Charles Gray.

    Courthouse Fourth Floor Construction

    Posted Oct 11, 2021
    When several Bossier Parish Police Jury office staffers return from the Thanksgiving holiday, they’ll find themselves heading for new surroundings at the parish courthouse.
  • Fema

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: October 6, 2021

    Posted Oct 8, 2021
    Bossier Parish Police Jury members accepted bids on a number of parish projects Wednesday, including $9.2 million for construction of a new Bossier Parish central library on property at Beckett St. and City Hall Dr.
  • NNO

    National Night Out Against Crime Held

    Posted Oct 8, 2021
    Parish-wide observance of the National Night Out Against Crime last week put one Bossier Parish Police Jury member behind a fryer, providing a night-out cookout for a group of Rosedale subdivision residents.
  • Halloween

    Police Jury Office Halloween Decorations

    Posted Oct 5, 2021
    It’s the month for spooks and goblins, and visitors to the Bossier Parish Police Jury offices in the parish courthouse will be greeted by some of the more friendly October ghoulies.
  • Bossier Parish

    Broadband Test Helps Locate Need

    Posted Sep 30, 2021
    Bossier Parish has money to spend that hopefully will encourage broadband providers to increase coverage in areas of the parish that have poor service or none at all, but residents hold the key to identifying areas most in need.
  • Police Jury Meeting

    Police Jury Associating Meeting

    Posted Sep 30, 2021
    Several members of the Bossier Parish Police Jury attended a Region IV meeting of the Police Jury Association of Louisiana (PJAL) held in Ruston Tuesday at the Lincoln Parish Library event center.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: September 15, 2021

    Posted Sep 16, 2021
    Work is scheduled to begin next week on another group of parish asphalt roads as part of reconstruction and repair of damages caused by floods during 2015 and 2016.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: August 18, 2021

    Posted Aug 22, 2021
    Current census figures show Bossier Parish is continuing a decades-old growing trend, showing just over 31 percent in growth since the 2000 count.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: August 4, 2021

    Posted Aug 5, 2021
    Work on major road projects in Bossier Parish will be kicking off this month after conference meetings with contractors, Assistant Parish Engineer Eric Hudson told members of the Bossier Parish Police Jury Wednesday.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: July 21, 2021

    Posted Jul 22, 2021
    Work on roads in south Bossier Parish severely damaged by the historic flood of 2016 will begin soon after members of the parish police jury voted Wednesday to accept a bid to begin work on multiple repair projects.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: July 7, 2021

    Posted Jul 8, 2021
    Organizers of special events to be held in Bossier Parish will now have to obtain a permit after an ordinance governing “public interest and special events” was adopted Wednesday by the Bossier Parish Police Jury.