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ST. HELENA PARISH POLICE JURY MINUTES
SPECIAL SESSION, THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2018 Page 1 of 1
The St. Helena Parish Police Jury met in a special session in the Meeting Room of the St. Helena Parish Police Jury Building at 17911 Hwy 43, Greensburg, Louisiana, on Thursday, June 7, 2018 @ 6:00 P.M.
Invocation was led by Juror Jeremy Williams, followed by the Pledge.
Roll Call:
Police Jurors present: President Major Coleman, Jeremy Williams, Warren McCray, Jr and Doug Watson
Police Jurors absent: Jule C. Wascom, Theodore McCray, Jr.
A motion was made by Mr. Warren McCray, Jr., seconded by Mr. Doug Watson and unanimously adopted by the Police Jurors to proceed with due process hearing to discuss and take formal disciplinary action against employee Donrico Turner.
Donrico Turner was given the option to receive 24 hour notice of hearing and go into Executive Session, employee requested to waive the right to go into Executive Session and have open/public discussion.
Attorney Clifton Speed explained to Donrico Turner the cause/reason behind the disciplinary action being taken against him. At this point, Mr. Albert Franklin explained to Jurors the incident that took place between Donrico Turner and another employee, and the accusations that Donrico had made threats that caused concern from other employees. Mr, Turner gave his version of what took place, and denied making any verbal threats towards employees. Mr. Franklin said that several employees heard what was said, but the employees were not willing to come and attest to the accusations being made against Donrico Turner.
After thoroughly listening to both sides of what had transpired on the day in question, a motion was made by Mr. Warren McCray, Jr., seconded by Mr. Doug Watson and unanimously adopted by the Police Jurors to accept recommendation of RBM Supervisor, Albert Franklin to terminate Donrico Turner, effective immediately.
The meeting was adjourned to meet in regular session at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2018
_____________________ Major Coleman, President St. Helena Parish Police Jury State of Louisiana
______________________________ Sharonda Brown, Secretary-Treasurer
St. Helena Parish Police Jury State of Louisiana

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Publish in the St. Helena Echo on Wednesday, July 4, 2018.

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