Public encouraged to give feedback on PJ redistricting plan

The following is a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury:

March 25, 2011 – The proposed redistricting plan for Calcasieu Parish is now available for residents to review through April 7, 2011. An extensive amount of information regarding the proposed plan is available online at or can be viewed in person at the Office of the Administrator, located in the Parish Government Building at 1015 Pithon Street, Lake Charles.  Viewing times are available between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and Noon, and between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Anyone who would like to provide feedback may do so in the comment page of the Parish website or through email at  The public may also submit their comments in writing.  Any written submissions should be mailed Post Office Drawer 3287, Lake Charles, LA, 70602 or hand delivered to the Office of the Administrator by 6:00 p.m., April 7th.

The public will also have two opportunities to provide comments on the proposed plan in person:

  • The Police Jury will hold a Public Hearing Tuesday, March 29th, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Police Jury Meeting Room of the Parish Government Building, 1015 Pithon Street, Lake Charles, Louisiana.
  • A second Public Hearing will be held in conjunction with the Police Jury's Regular Meeting at 6:00 p.m. on April 7th. During the meeting Jurors will consider comments received throughout the public comment period. At the conclusion of the Public Hearing, the Police Jury will take appropriate action on the proposed redistricting plan.