Wednesday, April 17, 2024

State of Emergency Declared as Winter Weather Grips Bossier Parish

by BIZ Magazine

In response to the ongoing severe winter weather conditions, Bossier Parish Police Jury President Philip Rodgers has declared a State of Emergency, activating necessary protocols to ensure the safety of citizens and employees.

The declaration, made pursuant to La. R.S. 29:727, underscores the urgency posed by the current weather situation, specifically at the Bossier Parish Courthouse. As a precautionary measure, the Courthouse will remain closed on Tuesday, January 16, 2024.

President Rodgers emphasized the significance of prioritizing public safety during adverse weather conditions. The decision to close the Courthouse aligns with the commitment to safeguard the well-being of residents and employees alike.

To keep the public informed, a notice detailing the closure and emergency declaration will be posted on the Bossier Parish Police Jury’s official website at www.bossierparishla.gov. Citizens are encouraged to stay updated on any additional developments through official channels.

The State of Emergency declaration grants the necessary authority to implement emergency measures, mobilize resources, and coordinate assistance efforts as deemed essential. It reflects the proactive approach of Bossier Parish authorities to ensure the community’s resilience and safety during challenging weather events.

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