District 12 Calcasieu Parish Police Juror Announces Resignation

The following is a news release from Calcasieu Parish Police Jury:
June 17, 2011 – Calcasieu Parish Police Juror Ellis Hassien, representing District 12, has announced that he is resigning from his elected office due to personal matters.

Notice of the resignation has been forwarded to the Secretary of State's Office and the Police Jury will have ten (10) days from official notification of vacancy to appoint a replacement to fill the unexpired term of Mr. Hassien, which ends January 9, 2012.

The Police Jury has placed this item on its regular meeting agenda for Thursday, June 23rd.

Mr. Hassien was serving in his first term as Police Juror, after being elected in 2007.

The following is a statement issued by Mr. Hassien:
"It has been an honor and privilege to serve the citizens of Calcasieu Parish, most especially those who live in District 12. I am thankful for your support in giving me this opportunity to represent you. I also want to express my sincere gratitude to those who offered prayers and words of comfort for me and my family during the past several weeks. I wish continued progress for my fellow Jurors and Police Jury staff, and am appreciative of the projects and initiatives we were able to accomplish together."