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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Parish of Caddo to hold Tire Amnesty Day

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PARISH OF CADDO TO HOLD TIRE AMNESTY DAY OCTOBER 17

 

Caddo Parish, LA – The Parish of Caddo is providing residents with free tire disposal Saturday, October 17 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

"Bugs, Bats and Bones" event to go virtual for 2020

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“BUGS, BATS AND BONES” TO GO VIRTUAL FOR 2020

CADDO PARISH, LA – Out of an abundance of caution and for the safety of citizens and staff, Bugs, Bats and Bones will look a little different in its tenth year.

Caddo Parish Parks a...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Drive thru disaster recovery center opening in Caddo Parish on September 17

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DRIVE THRU DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER OPENING IN CADDO PARISH ON SEPTEMBER 17

Drive-thru Disaster Recovery Centers will open in Shreveport on Thursday, Sept. 17 to help Hurricane Laura survivors. A new feature of centers is an easy and COVID-safe way for Lau...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Caddo Parish files suit to challenge state's emergency meeting law provisions

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CADDO PARISH FILES SUIT TO CHALLENGE STATE’S EMERGENCY MEETING LAW PROVISIONS 

Caddo Parish, LA – The Parish of Caddo has filed a lawsuit challenging the provisions of part of the act that regulates the meetings of governing bo...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Pine Hill Road bridge now open to traffic

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PINE HILL ROAD BRIDGE REPLACEMENT NOW OPEN TO TRAFFIC

The Pine Hill Road bridge replacement is complete and is now open for traffic.

We thank you for your patience and are confident that these improvements will ensure decades of durability, safety and acces...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

This Month at the Caddo Parish Commission - August 2020

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THIS MONTH AT THE CADDO PARISH COMMISSION - AUGUST 2020

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Caddo Parish parks and recreation announces fall programs and activities

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CADDO PARISH PARKS AND RECREATION ANNOUNCES FALL PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES 

In a continued effort to keep Caddo Parish patrons and parish staff safe this fall during the COVID-19 pandemic, Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation has announced creative vir...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Caddo Parish residents asked to report Laura storm damage

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CADDO PARISH RESIDENTS ASKED TO REPORT LAURA STORM DAMAGE

Caddo Parish residents are being asked to report home damages from Hurricane Laura to the Caddo Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, even if they have insurance.

The information collected wi...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Thursday parish sandbag operations suspended

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THURSDAY PARISH SANDBAG OPERATIONS SUSPENDED**

Due to the rapidly changing weather conditions as Hurricane Laura moves into our area and for the safety of our citizens and employees, sandbagging operations at the Parish’s Fleet Services departmen...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Parish of Caddo closures

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PARISH OF CADDO CLOSURES

Due to the impending threat of Hurricane Laura to our area, all Parish of Caddo and Caddo Parish Commission offices will be closed on Thursday, August 27.  All parish public waste compactor sites will be closed. Key and es...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Caddo Parish Commission confirms new public works director

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CADDO PARISH COMMISSION CONFIRMS NEW PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR 

Caddo Parish, LA – The Caddo Parish Commission confirmed the appointment of Timothy Weaver as the Parish’s new director of public works. The appointment was approved a...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Caddo Commissioners elected to NACo leadership positions

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CADDO COMMISSIONERS ELECTED TO NACo LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Caddo Parish, LA – Two Caddo Parish Commissioners have been elected to leadership roles within the National Association of Counties (NaCO)’s committee structure for 2020-2021. &am...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Caddo Commission approves additional funding for COVID-19 testing and business preparedness

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CADDO COMMISSION APPROVES ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR COVID-19 TESTING AND BUSINESS PREPAREDNESS

Caddo Parish, LA – The Caddo Parish Commission has committed nearly $300,000 in additional funding to combat COVID-19 in Caddo Parish.

The Commis...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Louisiana Main Street Recovery Program grants available for Caddo Parish businesses; free training

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LOUISIANA MAIN STREET RECOVERY PROGRAM GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR CADDO PARISH BUSINESSES

The Louisiana Department of the Treasury is assisting small businesses during COVID19 through the Louisiana Main Street Recovery Program.

Act 311 set aside $275 million doll...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Caddo Parish Parks earns national achievement award for MLK community garden program

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CADDO PARISH PARKS & RECREATION EARNS NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR MLK COMMUNITY GARDEN PROGRAM

CADDO PARISH, LA– Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Coun...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Resolution 51 information, frequently asked questions page now available

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Resolution 51 Information/Frequently Asked Questions Page Now Available

The Parish of Caddo has developed an informational/frequently asked questions page regarding Resolution 51 of 2020. Resolution 51 has been recommended for adoption by the full body by ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

Settlement reached in Caddo Parish monument case

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SETTLEMENT REACHED IN CADDO PARISH MONUMENT CASE 

Caddo Parish, LA – A settlement has been reached in Shreveport Chapter #237 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) vs. Caddo Parish Commission.

Parties from both sides in the cas...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

National Park and Recreation Month and National Park Professionals Day at the Parish of Caddo

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NATIONAL PARK AND RECREATION MONTH AND NATIONAL PARK PROFESSIONALS DAY AT THE PARISH OF CADDO

Caddo Parish, LA–All throughout the month of July, the Parish of Caddo is recognizing National Park and Recreation Month, and National Park Professional...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Caddo Parish Charter Study Committee requests community input

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Caddo Parish Charter Study Committee Requests Community Input 

 Caddo Parish, LA - The Caddo Parish Charter Study Committee, a volunteer committee appointed by the Caddo Parish Commission for periodic review of the Caddo Parish C...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Commission votes to erect protective structure around Courthouse monument

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COMMISSION VOTES TO ERECT PROTECTIVE STRUCTURE AROUND COURTHOUSE MONUMENT

Caddo Parish, LA – The Caddo Parish Commission has voted to erect a protective structure around the Confederate monument located on the grounds of the Caddo Parish Courthou...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Jackson appointed to Louisiana Housing Corporation board

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JACKSON APPOINTED TO LOUISIANA HOUSING CORPORATION BOARD 

Caddo Parish Commissioner Steven Jackson has been appointed to the Louisiana Housing Corporation Board of Directors by Governor John Bel Edwards, representing the 4th Congressional District...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Parish announces Phase 1 reopening plans

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PARISH OF CADDO ANNOUNCES PHASE 1 REOPENING PLANS

 

In response to Governor John Bel Edwards’ Phase 1 announcement, the Parish of Caddo is implementing the following guidelines, effective Monday, May 18, 2020 to reopen Parish facilities t...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Commission votes to allocate up to $175,000 for mobile COVID-19 testing in Caddo Parish

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COMMISSION VOTES TO ALLOCATE UP TO $175,000 FOR MOBILE COVID-19 TESTING IN CADDO PARISH 

The Caddo Parish Commission voted on Thursday to allocate funding up to $175,000 to provide critical access to COVID-19 testing in Caddo Parish.

The measure, i...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Information on COVID-19

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With a presumptive positive case of COVID 19 present in Caddo Parish, Parish and City officials urge citizens to stay up to date with the most current information by visiting one of the following websites:

Current information from the CDC may be accessed h...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Parish CVEU permits to move to online process

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PARISH CVEU PERMITS TO MOVE TO ONLINE PROCESS

The Parish’s Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (CVEU) is moving toward an easier, secure, online permit process.

By April 6, 2020, all CVEU permits must be submitted online via the Caddo CVEU website. The...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Caddo Parish ASMC hosts successful 2nd annual "Shelter Reunion Day"

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CADDO PARISH ASMC HOSTS SUCCESSFUL 2nd ANNUAL “SHELTER REUNION DAY”

Caddo Parish, LA – Caddo Parish Department of Animal Services and Mosquito Control welcomed a host of former furry residents and friends for a reuni...

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Posted on: December 27, 2019

Everson selected as new Caddo Parish Commission clerk

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EVERSON SELECTED AS NEW CADDO PARISH COMMISSION CLERK

The Caddo Parish Commission has selected a new Commission Clerk.  Jeff Everson was selected by the Commission by majority vote during its December 21 special meeting, replacing Todd Hopkins, wh...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Caddo Parish awarded AAA bond rating for 10th consecutive year

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CADDO PARISH AWARDED AAA BOND RATING FOR 10TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Caddo Parish has again been awarded the top-ranked Triple-A (AAA) bond rating from one of the nation’s largest rating agencies, Standard & Poor’s (S&P), based on wha...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Caddo Parish Commission adopts 2020 budget

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CADDO PARISH COMMISSION ADOPTS 2020 BUDGET 

The Caddo Parish Commission officially adopted the Parish of Caddo’s 2020 Annual Operating and Capital Improvement Budget at the Commission’s 2020 budget adoption meeting on December ...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Caddo Parish reminds motorists to travel safely during holiday

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CADDO PARISH REMINDS MOTORISTS TO TRAVEL SAFELY DURING HOLIDAY

The Parish of Caddo reminds motorists to travel safely and exercise safe driving practices while traveling during the Thanksgiving holiday period (Wednesday, November 27 through Sunday, Decembe...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Parish announces participation in national probation reform program

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PARISH ANNOUNCES PARTICIPATION IN NATIONAL PROGRAM ON PROBATION REFORM

The Parish of Caddo Department of Juvenile Services, along with Caddo Juvenile Court, Shreveport Police Department (SPD), the District Attorney’s (DA) office and the Volunteer...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

September is National Preparedness Month

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SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH

September is National Preparedness Month. Caddo Parish has partnered with the City of Shreveport and FEMA to spread awareness on how to prepare for natural disasters. It is never too early to be prepared, only too l...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Parish completes new community building for citizens

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PARISH COMPLETES NEW COMMUNITY BUILDING FOR CITIZENS

The David Raines Community Center is enjoying a new facility to serve citizens, thanks to the Caddo Parish Commission. The new 2,000 square foot building officially opened on Wednesday, August 29 during ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Commission approves additional funding for Parish storm and tornado victims

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COMMISSION APPROVES ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR PARISH STORM AND TORNADO VICTIMS

 

The Caddo Parish Commission voted to increase funding available to local storm and tornado victims at a special called meeting of the Commission on August 16.

Ordinance 57...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Linwood Avenue Bridge to open to traffic

LINWOOD AVENUE BRIDGE TO OPEN TO TRAFFIC

Beginning Tuesday, August 7, the bridge located at Linwood Avenue south at the intersection of Southern Loop will be open to traffic.

The bridge project, originally estimated to take 120 days, has been completed two ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Parish unveils Project CAM to allow citizens to monitor construction projects

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PARISH UNVEILS PROJECT CAM VIDEO MONITORING FOR CITIZENS

The Parish of Caddo Public Works department has implemented a new tool for Parish citizens to stay up to date on construction projects—Project CAM. This camera system will allow citizens to...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Caddo Parish names Animal Services and Mosquito Control Director

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CADDO PARISH NAMES ANIMAL SERVICES AND MOSQUITO CONTROL DIRECTOR

The Caddo Parish Commission approved the appointment of Travis Clark as the new director of animal services and mosquito control for the Parish of Caddo at the Commission’s monthly ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

CPAS Best Friends Assessment and Management Response

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On March 12, members of the Best Friends shelter outreach team did a two-day assessment of shelter operations at CPAS.

Below are links to the Assessment and the Parish of Caddo's Management Response:

Best Friends Shelter Assessment (PDF)

CPAS Management Resp...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

2018 road overlay and rehab replacement projects to begin in Caddo Parish

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The Caddo Parish Department of Public Works has bid their most recent project, 2018 Caddo Parish Road Treatment Program. This project consists of 42 miles of asphaltic overlay and rehabilitation across roads in Caddo Parish. The project bid of $5.6 millio...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

Annual Caddo Parish Parks event awarded national recognition

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ANNUAL CADDO PARISH EVENT AWARDED NATIONAL RECOGNITION

Fairy Houses & Gnome Homes, an annual event at Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park, has been awarded “Outstanding Event of 2017” by the South Central Region of the National A...

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Posted on: January 26, 2018

Parish prevails in Confederate monument lawsuit

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The US District Court for the Western District of Louisiana denied a motion by the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) to halt the removal of the Confederate monument at the Caddo Parish Courthouse.

The ruling was issued Friday morning by US District...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Caddo Parish Commission selects officers for 2018

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CADDO PARISH AWARDED OVER $450,000 IN LADOTD TAP GRANTS

 

The Parish of Caddo is the recipient of (2) two 2016-2018 Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Transportation Alternatives Program (LADOTDTAP) grants. The two grants, Cadd...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

A Message from 2017 Caddo Parish Commission President Steven Jackson

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2017 Caddo Parish Commission President Steven Jackson discusses the accomplishments and challenges of the Commission over the past year.  

Watch the video.

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Juvenile Services hosts first annual Health, Wellness and Information Fair

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JUVENILE SERVICES HOSTS FIRST ANNUAL 

HEALTH, WELLNESS AND INFORMATION FAIR

The Caddo Parish Department of Juvenile Services partnered with area community organizations to host the first annual Health, Wellness and Information Fair on Saturday, Dec...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Commission adopts 2018 budget; records lowest Commissioner travel since 2009

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CADDO PARISH COMMISSION ADOPTS 2018 BUDGET;  COMMISSION TRAVEL LOWEST SINCE 2009

The Caddo Parish Commission officially adopted the Parish of Caddo’s 2018 Annual Operating and Capital Improvement Budget at the Commission’s 2018...

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

Parish employees donate hundreds of toys to Toys for Tots campaign

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Employees of the Parish of Caddo made a formal presentation of hundreds of collected toys to the United States Marines for the culmination of the Parish’s Toys for Tots campaign. The presentation took place on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 10:00am in the...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Caddo Parish observes Veterans Day - Hours of Operation

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The Parish of Caddo wishes all of our veterans a Happy Veterans Day. We are thankful for all of those who have served protecting our freedom.

As a reminder, the Parish's administrative offices will be closed on Friday, November 10 in observance of this hol...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Parish of Caddo recipient of national budget award

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PARISH OF CADDO RECIPIENT OF NATIONAL BUDGET AWARD

The Parish of Caddo has been recognized for its excellence in governmental budgeting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).

The Parish was announced as the recipient of the...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Parish Commission to stream meetings via Facebook Live

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CADDO PARISH COMMISSION TO STREAM MEETINGS VIA FACEBOOK LIVE

The Caddo Parish Commission will provide another option for the public to view Commission work session and regular session meetings.

Beginning August 3, regular session meetings will broadcast vi...

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