August 16, 2017

Washington Parish Council's Latest Meeting

During the Washington Parish Council meeting Monday (August 14, 2017) meeting, the Council

  • introduced two ordinances (Public Hearings on August 28, 2017), one was a routine ordinance required to levy taxes and a second ordinance accepting Carriage Lane as a parish road.
  • adopted a resolution to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with the City of Bogalusa relative to adjudicated properties.
  • approved the appointment of Robert Klerk to the Board of Directors of the Mt. Hermon Water District.
  • heard an update from Gary Parker on the Pearl River log jam and on developments affecting the Pearl River canal (beginning at 10:00 into the video).
  • heard reports from President Thomas and his staff (beginning at 29:20 into video of the meeting). President Thomas advised that the animal shelter would be discussed at an upcoming Infrastructure meeting, advised that a bridge was completed at RCC, explained problems with and work done on the Swamp Road bridge, reported on improvements done in the Angie community, reported on a decline in losses of signs, and expressed condolences to the family of recently deceased civic leader Merlin Duke.

WP Road Supervisor Report July, 2017 2 from Mt. Hermon Web-TV on Vimeo.

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