Winn Parish is located in north-central Louisiana, 50 miles north of Alexandria and 100 miles south-east of Shreveport. There are 972 square miles in the Parish of Winn.
Winn Parish was officially created by the state legislature in 1851 from lands formerly belonging to the neighboring parishes of Rapides, Natchitoches, and Catahoula. The official organization was completed in 1852. In 1869 Winn Parish gave up part of its original area for the formation of a new southern neighbor, Grant Parish. Winnfield, the parish seat since its organization is located in the geographical center of the parish. The parish was named after Walter O. Winn, the representative who sponsored the legislation to establish the parish.
The Winn Parish Police Jury accepts white goods (appliances) televisions, furniture, etc. for disposal at the Winn Parish Road Barn located at 501 Thomas Mill Road, Winnfield every 1st Thursday of each month between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Bins are provided, and this service is free of charge. Someone will be there to assist you. Remainder dates for the year are:
October 6, November 3, & December 1.
MONTHLY MEETING DATES FOR YEAR 2022:
(special called meetings posted once scheduled)
Tuesday, January 18
Tuesday, February 22
Monday, March 21
Monday, April 18
Monday, May 16
Monday, June 20
Monday, July 18
Monday, August 15
Monday, September 19
Monday, October 17
Monday, November 21
Monday, December 19
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
The Winn Parish Police Jury will be receiving bids on Culverts (plastic & metal), CRS2 Emulsion, Grader Blades, Gravel & Stone, Fuel & Oil, Tires & Tubes for the 2023 calendar year beginning Friday, September 30, 2022at 8:00 a.m. and ending Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 2:00 o’clock p.m. Bid specifications may be obtained at the office of the Secretary/Treasurer in the Parish Courthouse, 119 W. Main Street, Winnfield, LA between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Bids must be in a sealed envelope with “SEALED BID” marked clearly on the envelope along with the item you are bidding on. Bids will be opened at the office of the Police Jury by the Bid Committee on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. Bids will be awarded to the lowest bidder at the regular monthly meeting of the Jury, which will be held on Monday, November 21, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. The Jury reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
JOSH MCALLISTER, PRESIDENT
KAREN TYLER, SECRETARY/TREASURER