Caddo-Bossier Parishes Port Commission elects new officers

The Caddo-Bossier Parishes Port Commission has elected its officers to lead the Port for the next year.

Walter O. Bigby Jr., was elected President of the Commission. Bigby was appointed to the Port Commission in 2017 to represent Bossier City. He served as Vice President of the commission for the last two years.

“We are just in the first two weeks of 2022 and already the next two years are looking to be some of the busiest and exciting for the Port of Caddo-Bossier,” said Commission President Walter Bigby, Jr. “Planning is underway for a nearly $1 billion methanol plant at The Port, plus our current tenant Ternium has announced a $98 million expansion. The Port also worked with developers to bring a new $110.5 million sawmill to Plain Dealing.”

Bill Altimus will serve as the commission’s vice president. Joshua K. Williams will serve as the commission’s secretary treasurer.

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