The Jackson Parish Police Jury (JPPJ) business meeting and the Veterans Committee will meet this Monday at the Charles H. Garrett Community Center, located at 182 Industrial Drive in Jonesboro. The two sessions will begin with the Veterans Committee meeting at 5:00pm followed by the JPPJ session approximately fifteen minutes later.
Discussion about the plans for the 2021 Veterans Appreciation Event is the only item on the agenda for the Veterans Committee while a guest presentation highlights the following session that has additional committee and various boards reports and updates slated. The public is invited to attend but it is requested that all observe the continued mask mandate that is in place and to continue to practice recommended social distancing guidelines.
Mr. Matt Johns will begin the business meeting with a presentation about the Region 2 Louisiana Watershed Initiative followed by reports from the Policy & Personnel, Operation, Finance and Project committee chairpersons. Police Jury representatives to the Library Board, Sales Tax Commission, Pinebelt Agency, North Louisiana Economic Development Council, Sparta Commission, Workforce Development Board, North Delta Planning Commission and Region 2 & 3 Flood Plain Steering Committee will then provide updates on each. A review of various board appointments and information on the dedication ceremony for the 2nd Lt. Harvel Moore Memorial Highway is the final agenda items to be discussed.