Despite the threat of a lawsuit, the Acadia Parish Police Jury unanimously — with one absent — adopted a budget that eliminates the parish contribution for health insurance for elected officials he
Acadia Parish Police Jury
Adoption of an operating budget for 2020 is expected to draw fire when the Acadia Parish Police Jury meets in regular session Tuesday night.
Acadia Parish hopes to be ahead of the curve when it comes time to redraw police jury district lines after the 2020 Census.
THE POST-SIGNAL / Steve Bandy
Acadia Parish Police Jurors and staff review budget options before they are presented for discussion during a special meeting held Tuesday morning. Among those gathered for the last minute discussions are, back to camera from left, Melinda leger, budgeting assistant and Juror Peter Joseph; facing camera from left, Jurors Kerry Kilgore (seated) David Savoy and Ronnie Fabacher. Also included was Juror Robert Guidry (hidden).
A general fund budget that will cut funding to a number of parish offices and eliminate insurance coverage for elected officials will be presented for public comment on Dec. 10.
The Acadia Parish Police Jury will meet in special session at 9 a.m. Tuesday to, among other things, discuss options for the proposed 2020 budget.