Town of Jonesboro receives Community Development Block Grant

February 9th MinsThe Town of Jonesboro has received a Community Development Block Grant from the state of Louisiana in the amount of $1,199,451.00 to help with repairs at several lift stations. The announcement was made by Jonesboro Mayor Leslie Thompson during his update at the regularly schedule monthly meeting of the Jonesboro Board of Alderman that was held by tele-conference on Tuesday, February 9th. 

After the roll call indicated that Aldermen Devin Flowers, Nia Evans-Johnson, James Ginn, Robbie Siadek and Pete Stringer were all present the meeting began with a public hearing on Ordinance 2021-001, which relates to the sale of a certain tract of land owned by the Town of Jonesboro being declared as surplus property. After no comments were given within the allotted time given the hearing was closed followed by the town council moving forward with the adoption of the ordinance.

In additional business it was agreed to allow a trailer house to be moved from 415 Northeast St. to 218 Holley Drive and the recommendation by the Jonesboro Police Department to terminate Lana Horton was approved. Reports from the Fire, Police and Public Works was then accepted as was the bills, financials and meeting minutes from the month of January. In final business, Resolutions 2021-003, 004 and 005 regarding the South, East and North Ponds were then approved.

To review Ordinance 2021-001 please click on the following: Ordinance 2021-001 (2)

To review February 9th meeting minutes click on the following: February 9th Mins


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