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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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Posted on: March 12, 2017

CPAS' First Annual "Kids Day" a success

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CPAS' FIRST ANNUAL "KIDS DAY" A SUCCESS
Some of the Parish's youngest residents spent their Saturday learning about the Caddo Parish Animal Shelter.  CPAS held it's first annual "Kids' Day at the Shelter", an event geared at ...Read on... General
Posted on: January 19, 2017

Caddo Parish Commission Selects Interim District 12 Commissioner

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In a 7-4 vote, the Caddo Parish Commission has selected Louis Johnson as interim Commissioner for District 12.  Johnson will fill the seat left vacant by former Commissioner Ken Epperson, Sr.

Johnson was sworn in immediately following the Commiss...Read on... General
Posted on: December 6, 2016

Parish makes donation to Toys for Tots Campaign

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CADDO PARISH MAKES DONATION TO TOYS FOR TOTS CAMPAIGN

Employees and members of Caddo Parish Administration made a formal presentation of collected toys for the culmination of the Parish’s Toys for Tots campaign.  The presentation to the ...

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