Police jury

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a body of officers who collectively exercise jurisdiction in certain cases of police, as levying taxes, etc.; - so called in Louisiana.

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a pre-bid meeting will be held: tuesday, february 27th, at 11 am at the concordia parish courthouse police jury meeting room, room #2.
Prior to joining the Louisiana Legislature, he presided as president of the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury in 2003 and was a member of the Police Jury from 2000 to 2005.
Sexton has invited congressional officials, local delegates, members of the parish police jury and school board, as well as mayors and councils from area towns, and said the public is encouraged to attend and ask questions.
Assumption Parish Police Jury reported that on Tuesday 400-500 feet of the berm had sunk underwater, writing in a report, "the depth to the top of the berm is 3'9" at it's deepest point.
The Ten Commandments will not be displayed in a Louisiana courthouse, thanks to a vote by the Rapides Parish Police Jury.
The Police Jury of Calcasieu Parish rezoned several tracts of land from heavy industrial (I-2) to light industrial (I-l), thereby preventing the expansion of an existing landfill owned by Browning-Ferris, Inc.
About the time I was born, he was elected to the parish Police Jury (Louisiana's system of parish, or county, government), where he served as president for a while, and he had a grand old time driving around the parish, getting folks gravel for their dirt roads, and generally contributing to the public welfare.
As the court lined up outside the house - with the jury flanked by ushers and police Jury Protection unit detectives - lace curtains twitched and a young boy peered out with his nose pressed against the window to see what the fuss was.
As the court figures lined up outside the house - flanked by ushers and Metroplitan Police Jury Protection unit detectives - the grimy lace curtains twitched and a young boy peered out with his nose pressed against the window glass to see what the fuss was.
The Red River Police Jury has been instrumental in supporting the location of the facility.
The taxing authorities that are participating include: the Police Jury, Fire District, Tax Assessor's Office, the Sheriff's Department, Cameron Parish School Board, Mosquito Abatement District No.