The following is a press release is from the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury:
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury was officially sworn in at a special meeting held this morning in the Government Building. All Jurors representing 15 districts throughout Calcasieu Parish will serve their term from January, 2012 to January, 2016. Three Jurors are serving their first term on the Police Jury. They are: James Mayo, representing District 2, Nic Hunter, representing District 5, and Ray Taylor, representing District 12. Tony Guillory, who will represent District 4, previously served on the Police Jury from 2005-2008.
Once all Jurors were sworn in, the first official business conducted was the election of officers for 2012. Jurors elected Les Farnum as President for 2012 and Dennis Scott as Vice-President, both by acclamation. Mr. Farnum succeeds Guy Brame, and Mr. Scott succeeds Shannon Spell.
Mr. Farnum stated that he was honored to be selected by his colleagues as President, and mentioned some key goals for the Police Jury in 2012. They include: Two projects currently underway, the opening of the SEED Center and the Frontage Road south of I-10 in Sulphur, and continued progress on many important initiatives including drainage planning, wastewater planning, and road overlay improvements.
Mr. Farnum represents Police Jury District 15, and Mr. Scott represents Police Jury District 6.
Members of the Police Jury are as follows:
District 1 Shannon Spell 2nd Term
District 2 James Mayo 1st Term
District 3 Elizabeth Griffin 5th Term
District 4 Tony Guillory 2nd Term
District 5 Nic Hunter 1st Term
District 6 Dennis Scott 2nd Term
District 7 Chris Landry 4th Term
District 8 Guy Brame 3rd Term
District 9 Kevin Guidry 3rd Term
District 10 Tony Stelly 3rd Term
District 11 Sandy Treme 6th Term
District 12 Ray Taylor 1st Term
District 13 Francis Andrepont 6th Term
District 14 Hal McMillin 4th Term
District 15 Les Farnum 2nd Term