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Commission sets Dawson Road meeting for Monday

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Folks that live along or around Dawson Road took the Caddo Commission's Thursday meeting to air their grievances.

The West Caddo community wants Dawson Road connected to Greenwood Road, among other infrastructure improvements. Commissioner John Escude announced a capital outlay committee meeting will be held Monday at noon to further discuss the matter. He says it's all about planning.

"It's not a matter of finding the money. It's a matter of accessing the need," Escude, who serves district 8, said. "You just don't go ahead and spend the money on a project that's not needed, that has no return on the investment that doesn't serve a public purpose."

Commissioners also postponed their vote on an ordinance that would require all future employees of the parish be residents or become residents before being hired. Commissioners want more time to discuss the issue.

 

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