Police Jury approves permits, makes appointments

By Jeffra Wise DeViney

The Cameron Parish Police Jury met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, Mar. 15.
At the voting session the following actions were taken:

Five permits were approved including:

Salt Revival Oyster Company, L.L.C. – 765 Wakefield Road, Cameron, (proposed Oyster Culture Park Area; installation of on-bottom and off-bottom oyster aquaculture cages and bags. This project will be for the grow out only of oysters in the McCall Flats and oysters will be transferred to the Cameron Oyster Park (application P20220961) to purge before being harvested from the State site. All seed will be purchased from approved hatcheries along the Gulf Coast and the majority of the seed will be purchased from Triple N Farms of Baton Rouge. The seed will stay in a nursery facility located on the property until being large enough to be moved to the grow out farm in McCall private flats where they will be protected from theft and harsh conditions. As these oysters thrive, they will be relayed to the Cameron Oyster Park roughly 100 yards away. The property also has a metal building on premise that will be the headquarters for this operation and also has a covered dock with water and electricity, Cameron Parish.


Leonard Richard was appointed to Fire Protection District 14 for expired term of Pat Sewell. McKinley “Butch” Guidry was reappointed as Ex-Officio for Cameron Parish Library Board of Control.

The jury made a proclamation declaring the month of March 2023 Red Cross Month. The Red Cross flag is flying outside the Police Jury Annex in support and observance.

Approval was given for the President to sign authority the following items:

Resolution of support of CWPPRA Priority List 33; Amendment No. 4 to CEA with Venture Global and TransCameron for Lighthouse (pending approval of contract: Resolution of support ot expedite funding and appropriate any necessary supplemental funds (state or federal) for the Grand Lake Pontoon Bridge Project; to sign letter of support for Venture Global FTZ application; to sign Amendment No. 2 for the Mermentau Basin Inundation Relief Project for final state design, funded by MIT funds; letter of support for RISEE/SHORES Act Legislation; to advertise for Inspector/CBO.

Bids were not accepted on the OEP Pavillion. An amendment was made to Chapter 14 Motor Vehicles and Traffic, Article III, (e) if shall be unlawful to operate any motor vehicles on the following roads at a speed of 15 miles per hour, Parish Road 353, Billings Lane, Cameron.