At the Monday, April 19th meeting of the Jackson Parish Recreation Board held at the Charles H. Garrett Community Center board members Brent Barnett, Ricky Cash, Jeff Hairston, Brandon Lamkin and Rodney Potts voted to increase golf course dues from $50 to $75 monthly starting July 1, and greens fees from $20 to $25 weekdays and $25 to $30 weekends. Sullivan Stevens and Chris Womack was absent. Also present was Steven Gatlin.
Also approved was the bid from Ruston Rock It, LLC for SB2 crushed stone in the amount of $42.35 per ton to be delivered to the Jackson Parish Recreation Sports Complex for parking lot expansion and the increase in pay for Alan Harrell and Charles Smith.
Harrell will receive a raise from $37,492.00 to $45,000.00 with no compensatory time while Smith’s salary moves from $61,000.00 to $67,830.00 with the stipulation that he keeps up with his time and turns it in to the board monthly with a job description of what he’s doing. The next scheduled meeting is set for 6:00 pm on Monday, May 17th at the Charles H. Garrett Community Center.