$50 Thousand JPPJ Appropriation to Jonesboro Tabled

Last Monday’s Jackson Parish Police Jury (JPPJ) meeting saw another significant action item tabled – a $50 thousand appropriation to the Town of Jonesboro for repairs to the town’s infrastructure.

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.

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5 Responses to “$50 Thousand JPPJ Appropriation to Jonesboro Tabled”

  1. Oldman Says:

    I bet the money would have been there for the ball park or other less important things. Besides $50,000.00 would not go far in fixing the pot holes in Jonesboro. Mayor Bradford must have made “someone” in the jury mad.

  2. Donald Marion Fowler Says:

    Oldman the vile and vulgar, have a sleepless night as the fleas from a thousand camels infest your armpits. Dump Trump and send him back to his laughable TV show where he can be the big boss again. I can see the headlines: Losers pick Trump Goodnight loser.

  3. MoneyBags Says:

    Is that even legal?
    Not that they care, just askin’…

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