Carolyn Roy | News Editor
The Parish Government Highway Dept. performed 198 jobs during November according to the report submitted to the Parish Council by Interim Director Dustin Hightower. The jobs cost a total of $186,287; including $37,194 for labor; $62,182 for materials and $86,190 for equipment. The jobs represented 42 miles that received maintenance.
There was one job in District 1 represented by Chris Paige. That job cost $283 with $130 for labor and $154 for equipment. There were 27 miles graded.
There were eight jobs in District 2 represented by Patsy Ward-Hoover. They cost $8,520 with $1,593 for labor, $3,070 for materials and $3,855 for equipment. There were 33 miles graded.
There were two jobs in District 3 represented by Jim Kilcoyne. The total was $700 with $54 for labor, $603 for materials and $44 for equipment. There were 18 miles graded.
There were 41 jobs for 14 miles in District 4 represented by Marty Cheatwood. The total cost was $71,109 with $22,650 for labor, $14,547 for materials and $33,912 for equipment. There were 378 miles graded.
The largest district by size, District 5, represented by John Salter, had 60 jobs with a cost of $105,672. Of the total, $20,869 was for labor, $35,857 was for materials and $48,945 was for equipment. The jobs covered 28 miles with 369 miles graded.
During its meeting Monday, the Parish Council adopted a resolution awarding the contract for resurfacing of Bermuda Road to Regional Construction LLC for $2,028,833.
Parish President John Richmond will ask Cane River Waterway Commission to consider paying for resurfacing of a feeder road to St. Paul Baptist Church. Richmond said he should have a construction starting date by the January meeting since surveying must first be completed.