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While the City of Shreveport is working to secure a new recycler, the Public Works Solid Waste Department will collect the recyclable materials as trash. Residents are asked to place all waste in the green trash bins until a new contract is in place... Read on...
The City of Shreveport and Tech Talent South announced today the launch of a software development bootcamp, CodeSHV. CodeSHV is a four-month, full-time, immersive technology training program. small group project work. Additional Info...
Mayor Adrian Perkins will make an announcement regarding a partnership with Tech Talent South about an immersive technology training program for Shreveport residents. Additional Info...
Curbside recycling services for residents in the City of Shreveport will be suspended temporarily effective Saturday, October 10, 2020. The collection of the $2.50 recycling fee will be suspended after recycling services stop... Additional Info...
While the 47th Annual Bayou Classic needed to be postponed this year, the Bayou Classic team, along with the leadership of both Southern University and Grambling State University, will make a special announcement about the annual event. Additional Info...
Mayor Perkins is prepared to make city facilities available as additional early voting sites for the Caddo Registrar Voters Office for this coming election. The City has been in talks with the Registrar Voters Office to offer recreational centers... Read on...
CITY OF SHREVEPORT
2020 Statement of Qualifications (SOQ)
Emergency Solutions Grant Program
COVID-19 (ESG) FUNDING
The City of Shreveport, Department of Community Development is seeking Statement of Qualification (SOQ) from non-profit agencies to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) among individuals and families who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance, and to support additional homeless assistance and homelessness prevention activities to mitigate the impact of COVID-19.
This is not a funding proposal. The SOQ will be used as a screening tool to establish a pool of nonprofit organizations that are qualified and eligible to submit responses to a Letter of Interest (LOI) regarding the ESG-CV program funding.
To view SOQ, click link here.
The City of Shreveport issued a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) for Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) COVID-19 on October 12, 2020. The closing date for the SOQ is November 3, 2020. Because this is an election day, the SOQ is extended to November 4, 2020.
Region 7 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
PY 2020-2024 Regional/Local Plan
The City of Shreveport Workforce Development Board (WDB) announces the DRAFT COPY of its Region 7 Regional/Local Plan for Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The plan is available for review and public comments for a period of 30 days beginning October 2, 2020 and concluding on November 2, 2020. The purpose of this Plan is to provide details on how services will be delivered to job seekers and business customers for the period of July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2024.
The Plan may be reviewed online on the City of Shreveport’s website, click link here.
Please send written comments to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to: City of Shreveport, Community Development, Herman Vital, Director of Workforce Development, P. O. Box 31109, Shreveport, LA. 71130-1109. Comments are encouraged, especially from representatives from businesses, labor organizations, and community-based organizations.
WIOA is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. For additional information on WIOA’s equal opportunity and non-discrimination policy contact (318) 673-5900 or TDD 1-(800)-846-5277
City of Shreveport
Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)
The Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program
Special Housing Development Program (SHDP)
The HOME Program is administered by the Department of Community Development. Community Development staff is available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., to provide technical assistance in the development of a viable proposal by explaining the NOFA criteria and HOME rules. Projects that fail to meet the application guidelines will NOT BE considered for funding.
Before an applicant can apply for a new HOME award, any other HOME funds that the applicant has received from Community Development must be 65% expended. An application must score at least 75 points to be included for funding.
NOTICE OF SOQ
2020 Statement of Qualifications (SOQ)
Choice Neighborhood Initiative Neighborhood Coordinator
Request for Qualifications - (Unclassified/Grant-funded)
The City of Shreveport and the Housing Authority of the City of Shreveport have been awarded a Choice Neighborhood Implementation grant administered by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) is a critical tool to support the redevelopment of neighborhoods. This grant provides tremendous redevelopment opportunities for areas characterized by concentrated poverty, high unemployment, crime, health disparities, struggling schools, and disinvestment, which targets Allendale, Ledbetter Heights, and the West Edge of downtown.
To view SOQ, click here.
Beat the Heat II Applications are being accepted June 5-June 19 for qualified residents.
Mayor Adrian Perkins announces the Beat the Heat II program in partnership with Caddo Council on Aging. Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers. In an effort to provide relief from the record-breaking temperatures expected this summer, air conditioning and heating units will be provided FREE OF CHARGE to elderly and disabled residents within the city limits of Shreveport.
The units will be funded with $100,000 in Community Development Block Grant emergency funds set-aside to assist elderly and disabled citizens.
Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis from June 5th through June 19th, 2020. Applications will be available at the Department of Community Development and Caddo Council on Aging. A limited number of units will be available.
For more information contact Marcia Nelson at (318) 673-7528 or Monica Wright at (318) 676-7900.
To view the application, click here.
Notice of the City of Shreveport’s 2018 Amended Workforce Development Plan for Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014 for the period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020.
The Shreveport Workforce Development Board and the City of Shreveport welcome comments regarding the 2018 Amended Regional/Local Plan for Workforce Development Area #71. This notice initiates the 30-day comment period, which will conclude March 13, 2019. A copy of the draft plan is available, click here to view draft.
Please send written comments to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to: Mr. Herman Vital, Program Director of Workforce Development, City of Shreveport, Community Development, P. O. Box 31109, Shreveport, Louisiana, 71130-1109.
Comments are encouraged, especially from representatives from businesses, labor organizations, and community based organizations.