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Commission Approves Parish 2014 Budget

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After an initial vote down, a 10 minute break and then reconvening, the Caddo parish commissioners finally came to a budget deal today.

At the center of the debate was the capital outlay funds and Dawson road.
Once the black top ends, the gravel begins and even that stops after a while.
More than 40 people live in the area and they say they need the $2.5 million dollars to finish and extend Dawson all the way out to Greenwood Road.
But Caddo Parish commissioners have been dead locked on the issue for weeks.
Officials say the parish had to come together during that break to come to a compromise.

Caddo Parish Commissioner, "This isn't a win for district 12 or Ken Epperson this is a win for the entire parish."

The entire 2014 budget was approved.

 

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