Police Jury announces agenda for Monday business meeting

The Jackson Parish Police Jury (JJPJ) will hold their monthly business meeting on Monday, August 2nd. The session will begin at 5:15pm and will be held in the Nathaniel Zeno Jr. Meeting Room of the JPPJ Administration Building located at 160 Industrial Drive in Jonesboro. 

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Agenda for August 2nd meeting 

Call to Order
Invocation & Pledge of Allegiance
Public Comments
Operations Committee Report – Ms. Amy Magee, Chairman
1. Review Committee discussions and recommendations
2. Discuss recommendation to reduce solid waste fees
3. Discuss recommendation to temporarily suspend activities at Hwy 148 bin site location
4. Discuss recommendation to authorize an appraisal on the timber and land for landfill expansion
Finance Committee Report: Ms. Tarneshala Cowans
5. Review Committee discussions and recommendations
6. Discuss recommended budget amendments
7. Discuss recommended 2021 Millage Rates
Grants Committee Report: Ms. Amy Magee
8. Discuss information received at NACo Conference
9. Review Committee discussions and recommendations
Policy & Personnel Committee Report : Ms. Regina Rowe
10. Review Committee discussions and recommendations
11. Discuss recommendation to publish Code of Ordinances as-is with a review and updates as possible
Projects Committee Report : Mr. Lewis Chatham
12. Committee update
Veterans Committee Report : Mr. Todd Culpepper
13. Committee update
Parish Cleanup Committee Report: Mr. John McCarty
14. Committee update
Economic Development Committee Report: Mr. Lynn Treadway
15. Committee update
Other Committee Assignments
16. Review status of open Committee Assignments
Board Meeting Updates (if applicable):
Broadband Steering Committee: Ms. Tarneshala Cowans
Library Board: Mr. Lewis Chatham
North Louisiana Economic Development: Ms. Regina Rowe
Pinebelt: Mr. Lynn Treadway
Region 2 & 3 Floodplain Steering Committees: Ms. Gina Thomas
Sales Tax Board: Ms. Tarneshala Cowans
Sparta Groundwater Commission: Ms. Regina Rowe
Workforce Development Board: Mr. John McCarty
Continued Business (Discussion and Review)
17. Review Parish Board Appointments
18. Request from Museum Board to reduce members
19. Discuss Hospital Board membership
New Business (Discussion and Review)
20. Consider and act, if necessary, on letter of request from the Jackson Parish Recreation District
Discussion of Other Topics
Announcements and Notifications

CORRECTION: MADE: It was reported in the July 28th edition of the Jackson Parish Journal that the Police Jury entered into a lease agreement for two road graders with John Deere. That was incorrect. The company that supplied the low and winning bid was LA Machinery. 

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