The village of Simsboro will have a second meeting in the month of July because Monday night’s regular meeting was only 29 days after the June 9 meeting.
Aldermen will meet again at 6 p.m. Monday to vote on Resolution 01-16, which will set the 2014 millage rate. Mayor Willie Hendricks told aldermen that the recommendation will be that the millage rate remains at 5.08 mils, the same rate as the 2013-14 fiscal year.
Good things are happening in Lincoln Parish and there are even more exciting times to come. That’s the message 10 local elected or appointed officials brought to about 100 parish residents gathered Monday night for the first Lincoln Parish United community update.
Ruston residents want more dine-in restaurants, bowling, putt-putt golf, additional clothing stores, shoe stores and more places to buy sporting goods.
Those were the top responses to a recent online survey conducted by the city. Some 1,964 people responded to the three-question survey that asked what eateries, entertainment options and shopping options residents would like to see come to Ruston.
The survey was conducted only through social media and the city’s website.
When presented with a problem, the best thing to do is to look for an answer to fix it, and that is exactly what the Ruston Board of Aldermen are doing as they prepare for a vote that would crack down on area residents who don’t pay their bills.
At the aldermen’s Dec. 5 meeting, an ordinance was introduced to be voted on at January’s meeting that would allow the city to deny issuance of municipal permits, utilities or services to any person, related person, legal entity or related legal entity until the payment for those services is rendered.