Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD)

Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) Sharon Neal, Executive Director The Rapides Parish Police Jury (RPPJ) is the grant recipient of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funds for the Local Workforce Development Area 61 which covers Rapides Parish.  OEWD provides RPPJ fiscal support in managing these funds and administrative & technical support […]

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Workforce Operations Department (WOD)

Workforce Operations Department (WOD) The Workforce Development System in Rapides Parish is a network of federal, state, and local entities that function to support economic expansion and develop the talent of our state’s workforce. Coordinated in Rapides Parish by a One-Stop Operator, partners in the workforce development system are: Workforce Operations DepartmentWIOA Title I Adult,

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Registrar of Voters Office

Rapides Parish Registrar of Voters The purpose of this internet site is to provide Rapides Parish citizens and voters with voter registration/election information. On this website, you will find information about voter registration, the number of registered voters in the parish, recent election results, current precincts and links that will direct you to the Louisiana Secretary

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Courthouse and Jail Building Superintendent

Our Mission The Maintenance Department is responsible for the operation, maintenance, renovation, construction, and security monitoring of all parish buildings. The maintenance technicians repair parish properties and schedule preventive maintenance to its equipment such as:  A/C and heating, plumbing and electrical equipment. They also provide lawn care for the courthouse grounds. Courthouse and Jail Building

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Fire Protection Districts

Rapides Parish Fire Protection Districts Fire District No. 2 5104 Ransbottom DriveAlexandria, LA 71301318-445-8124 Fire District No. 3 – Alpine 6129 Shreveport HighwayPineville, LA 71360318-640-8227 Fire District No. 4 – Holiday Village 5400 Highway 28EPineville, LA 71360318-443-5243 Fire District No. 5 – Oakhill P.O. Box 7Elmer, LA 71472318-659-3398 Fire District No. 6 – Deville 7557

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Sales and Use Tax Department

Our Mission It is the mission of the Rapides Parish Jury Sales and Use Tax Department to collect the proper amount of tax revenue in a manner that warrants the highest degree of confidence in our integrity, efficiency, effectiveness and fairness at the lowest possible cost to those we serve. Breakdown of Parish Tax Rates

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Cotile Lake Recreation - Entrance

Cotile Lake Recreation

Home of the Red River Ramblers Campers Club Cotile Lake is a man-made impoundment located in the uplands approximately 15 miles west northwest of Alexandria, Louisiana.  The lake is approximately 1,775 acres in size and was completed in October 1965.  The Louisiana Wild Life and Fisheries Commission stocked this impoundment with the proper species and

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Public Works

Engineering & Road Maintenance The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance of parish roads, right of ways and bridges.  This work includes related surface maintenance, drainage, vegetation control, bridges and traffic signs. The Public Works Department maintains 1,038 miles of roads – 287.8 miles of gravel roads – 728.5 miles of asphalt roads

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Parish Treasurer’s Office

Parish Treasurer The Parish Treasurer is responsible for the overall administration of the financial activities of the Police Jury. Duties include collection and custody of all monies, maintaining records of all indebtness and disbursement of all funds from the parish treasury as well as investment of all idle funds and ascertaining that funds are available

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Parish Secretary’s Office

Administrative Offices of the Rapides Parish Police Jury   The Administrative Office of the Rapides Parish Police Jury is responsible for preparing and recording the official proceedings of the police jury, maintaining the body’s official records and taking care of its correspondence.  The primary goal of this office is to administer and maintain business with

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