Vermilion Parish Police Jury: Granger will recommend replacement next week
ERATH — Former Police Juror Nathan Granger of District 3 is expected to release a name he would like to replace him at next Tuesday’s police jury’s meeting.
Granger told the jurors last month that he no longer wants to be a police juror because he shifted his focus to something else - raising money for a foundation the Granger Family set up in honor of his son, Ross, who recently passed away.
Granger, who had been a police juror for 10 years, still has three years left on his term.
The state recently received his resignation papers, making it official. However, because of how late in December Granger announced his resignation and the state receiving the resignation letter, a special police jury election to replace Granger will not happen until October.
The next scheduled election is on March 25, but the paper work from the police jury and state did not arrive in time to make the Jan. 11 -13 qualifying dates for the March 25 election.
So, whoever fills Granger’s seat will occupy it for nine months until the October election.
That person will collect a salary of $1,600 a month and can run for Granger’s seat if he or she wants.
The police jury still has to vote to accept or reject the name Granger recommended.