Special Police Jury Meeting Called

Next Monday afternoon the DeSoto Parish Police Jury will hold a special meeting to catchup on some end of year items that need attention.  They were discussed during the regular jury meeting last Monday; however final action was not taken.

Prior to the special meeting of the full jury, the Personnel Committee and the Insurance Committee will hold special meetings.

Under Old Business, the jury will remove the criteria for premium pay.  Last Monday, the jury voted to authorize a one-time payment to full time and part time employees of the Police Jury.  A substitute motion was introduced and approved increasing the bonus for full time employees from $1000 to $2000.  For part time employees the bonus would increase from $500 to $1000.

Under New Business the jury will consider renewing the Property and Casualty Insurance, renewing the Workers Compensation, Consider the job description and salary range for the Solid Waste Superintendent, and authorize the jury to OK the recommendation of the Parish Administrator’s and Human Resources to hire a Solid Waste Superintendent.