Police Jury makes good on promise, balances budget
The two balanced budgets fulfilled a promise made by the jury when eight new members took office in April.
"The main thing is that the budget is balanced," Treasurer Bobby Gray told the jurors during discussions on the 2005 budget. "There were cuts made in several areas, but many of those were made in the amended budget also."
The amended 2004 budget was for $14,545.580, while the 2005 budget stands at $12,264,725.