From the minutes of the 10/26/15 meeting:
The president called for public comments. Ms. Linda Devine thanked the jury for their work in amending the parish road ordinance. She asked about the purpose of the agenda item to appropriate $50,000 to the Town of Jonesboro. Members of the jury stated that the appropriation was for emergency repairs to the town’s infrastructure.
Motion Mr. Garrett seconded Ms. Monroe to appropriate $50,000 to the Town of Jonesboro from the General Fund. The president called for a roll call vote.
Motion Mr. Treadway seconded Mr. Bryant to table action on the proposed appropriation until the mayor submitted a letter detailing the use of the funds. Motion carried with Ms. Monroe and Mr. Garrett voting nay.