Police Jury accepts resignation of Tammy Collinsworth

The Jackson Parish Police Jury (JPPJ) held a special-called meeting this past Wednesday in the Nathaniel Zeno, Jr. Meeting Room of the JPPJ Administrative Building in Jonesboro where they officially said goodbye to Accounts Payable Clerk, Tammy Collinsworth, who recently resigned after years of loyal service.

“We wish Tammy the best and are going to miss her,” said JPPJ President Todd Culpepper. “She was very dedicated to her work and a great asset to our parish.”

After it was approved to accept her resignation, Jury members Lewis Chatham, Amy Magee, Culpepper, John McCarty, Tarneshala “Niki” Cowans and Regina Rowe agreed to move forward with posting and advertising the vacant position.

In additional action a request made by the Pine Belt Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency was approved and the Ruston Daily Leader was selected as the official journal for the JPPJ for the fiscal year July 1, 2023, – June 30, 2024.

The panel also agreed to give Jackson Parish Library Director, Floyd Knox, authority to advertise and the Library Board authority to sell the 2005 Blue Bird bookmobile as well as approving overtime for Solid Waste employees on Saturday, June 17th due to Monday, June 19th, being a holiday.

JPPJ Secretary-Treasurer, Emmett Gibbs, was granted authority to advertise for bids for lighting related to the Energy Grant in a final move before the meeting was adjourned.

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