The Evangeline Parish Police Jury met in special session Monday to approve calling a special election for the Ward Four Fire Protection District to renew a millage tax. Police Jury Legal Advisor Greg Vidrine informed the police jury that the fire district is proposing to call for a special 9.79 millage tax election on November 19 for another ten year period.
In other business , the police jury:
--approved hiring Scott Stelly and Nelson jack as operators in Region A to replace road emqployees who were let go earlier in the year;
--approved the low bid of Jimco of $17,502 for improvements to the Courthouse Second Foor Restroom to make it a unisex restroom and handicap accessible as mandated by the USDA.;
--directed Juror Ryan Ardoin to have a Mamou contractor submit a quote on needed repairs at the Mamou Health Unit.