The Jackson Parish Recreation Board voted to give 3% pay raises for full time employees at their regularly scheduled meeting held on March 15th held at the Dr. Charles H. Garrett Community Center, 182 Industrial Drive, Jonesboro, Louisiana. The decision to up the pay, came by a 3-1 vote among the members present: Ricky Cash, Brandon Lamkin, Rodney Potts and Sullivan Stevens . Absent was Brent Barnett, Jeff Hairston and Chris Womack. Attorney, Steven Gatlin was also present.
Once the meeting was called to order Jamie Cockerham and Mitchell Nunn asked questions about the pavilion during public comments. This was followed by Rebecca Williams giving updates on activities at the Golf Course and informing the members of the $200.00 given by the Cotton Patch Hunting Club for prizes at the kids fishing tournament. After Jacqueline Blankenship gave an update on the sports complex programs the meeting was adjourned. The next meeting date is set for 6:00 pm on April 19, 2021 at the Charles H. Garrett Community Center in Jonesboro, LA.