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  1. Mayor Perkins Partners with Local Businesses for Back-to-School Giveaway

    Mayor Adrian Perkins is partnering with Dollar Mania and Furniture Express to help students and teachers get off to a good start this school year. A press conference will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 12 at Government Plaza, located at 505 Travis Additional Info...
  2. Mayor Perkins Makes Masks Mandatory in Shreveport

    To prevent further spread of COVID-19 and protect public health Mayor Adrian Perkins has extended his emergency declaration and is now requiring that everyone wear face-coverings in businesses... Read on...
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2020 Annual Action Plan - Public Engagement and Comment

2020 Annual Action Plan_Banner To view 2020 Annual Action Plan, click here.        

 Comment Period:  June 10-25, 2020                                                                                                                                                               To take survey, click link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2SXL7YJ 

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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.

2019 - 2023 Consolidated Plan

To review 2019 - 2023 Consolidated Plan, 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 community-dl@shreveportla.gov or bridgette.clark@shreveportla.gov 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.