Jackson Parish Police Jury to meet Tuesday, May 23rd

Due to the inability to establish a quorum on May 17th, the Jackson Parish Police Jury will now hold their regular monthly meeting this Tuesday, May 23rd. The session that will take place at the Dr. Charles H. Garrett Community Center, located at 182 Industrial Drive in Jonesboro will begin at 5:30 pm. 

See below for stated agenda.

Call to Order
Invocation & Pledge of Allegiance
Public Comments
1. Presentation by Mr. Gerald Long regarding an update of the Broadband Internet Program for Jackson Parish.
Approve Minutes
2. Adopt the minutes of the April 26th, May 3rd, and May 15th Special Called Police Jury Meetings, monthly purchase orders, and the payment of all bills
Approve Committee Reports:
Finance Committee
3. Adopt the minutes of the May 11, 2023, Finance Committee meeting.
4. Consider and act on allowing Mr. Culpepper and Mr. Roller to reach out for any legislative assistance with regard to the South East Hodge Water System.
5. Consider and act on a $500 per month salary increase for the Coroner.
Policy & Personnel Committee
6. Adopt the minutes of the May 15, 2023, Personnel Committee meeting
Management Reports
7. Operations Manager Report – Mr. Brad Roller
8. Road Superintendent Report – Mr. Jody Stuckey
a. Accept the Emergency/Off-Schedule Report
9. Solid Waste Superintendent Report – Mr. Robin Sessions
10. Financial Report
(report includes budget to actual comparisons for all funds)
Other Business
11. Engineering Report – Mr. Paul Riley, The Riley Co. of Louisiana
12. Consider and approve the bid of $403,307.50 from Amethyst Construction for Contract I -Asphalt Project for the 2023 Road Program.
13. Consider and approve the bid of $284,280.00 from Dreher Contracting for Contract II – Surface Treatment Project for the 2023 Road Program.
14. Discuss and act on approving Edquado Howard and Walter Johnson to attend LSWA Workshop in Shreveport, LA on July 11 & 12, 2023.
15. Discuss and act on giving the President authority to send a letter to Library Board asking that the book titled Families, Families, Families be removed and any similar books be removed.
16. Discuss and act on Resolution for Jackson Parish to join AG Lawsuit against FEMA.
17. Discuss and act on renewal of lease agreement with E-911 Communications District for Blake Building.
18. Discuss and act on request from Pine Belt Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency for financial assistance.
19. Consider and approve election results – Health Unit Tax renewal.
20. Consider and adopt a proclamation in honor of Mr. Milton Bryant.
21. Consider and act on Parish Board Appointments
Announcements & Notifications
Juror Comments


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