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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Listening sessions will provide insight on how to spend federal dollars

Mayor Adrian Perkins will hold community listening sessions across Shreveport to learn how to citizens would like federal dollars spent at the local level.

The discussions will focus on four topics - public safety, infrastructure, economic development...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Mayor Adrian Perkins names Economic Development Director

Mayor Adrian Perkins has selected Drew Mouton to serve as the next Economic
Development Director for the City of Shreveport. Mouton brings decades of experience in finance, product development and managerial operations.
“This year we are...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

All government buildings and offices will still require face coverings

In his most recent Proclamation, Governor John Bel Edwards announced that the statewide face covering mandate is no longer in effect except in limited situations including on public transportation, in state government buildings, K-12 schools, early ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Inaugural Port City Fest marks first major event in Shreveport since pandemic

The City of Shreveport hosting Bayou Classic and Port City Fest was the first big step to rebuilding the local economy. Early projections show an estimated $3 million in economic impact for the community, according to the Event Impact Calculator...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Port City Fest provides economic boost for our area

The City of Shreveport is excited to host one of the most storied rivalries in
college football history between Grambling State University and Southern
University on April 17, 2021.
Port City Fest will showcase the rich culture...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Application Process Set to Open for Summer Internship Program

The Future Leaders of Shreveport Summer Internship Program launched two years ago by Mayor Adrian Perkins will open its application intake process on Monday, April 12.
“After a year’s hiatus due to the pandemic, I am excited to get this program...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Mayor Perkins Accepts Challenge for My Brother’s Keeper

Mayor Adrian Perkins accepted the call to action that was originally made by President Barack Obama for communities to enact sustainable change through policy and partnerships with the My Brother’s Keeper initiative...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-related Deaths

In early April, FEMA will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic. The policy...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Special Program Fund Application

This application announces the availability of funding under the City of Shreveport, Special Program Funds to enhance the living environment for the citizens in the City of Shreveport. This is a one-time funding opportunity. Only organizations, with a non...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Request for Proposal (RFP) for One-Stop Operator Services (WIOA)

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The City of Shreveport Department of Community Development, Bureau of Workforce in partnership with the Local Workforce Development Board 71, hereafter referred to as LWDB 71 is requesting proposals from committed and qualified entities to serve as One St...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

2020 CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REPORT (CAPER)

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The City of Shreveport will submit the following Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on March 30, 2021.  This report was prepared outlining specific activitie...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Shreveport-Bossier Community Assistance Resource Guide - Released

This guide was introduced by the Community Needs Assessment Housing Cluster Group on November 15, 2018 as part of the Final CNA Report to assist the citizens of Shreveport-Bossier to locate agencies to best assist them with potential services and/or resou...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Residential Fire – 200 Block of Suzanne Drive

The Shreveport Fire Department was dispatched at 1:53AM this morning to the 200 block of Suzanne Drive to a reported residential fire. Fire Engine 20 was the first unit on scene at 1:56AM and reported a single story wood frame home with heavy smoke...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Residential Fire –200 Block of Wall St

The Shreveport Fire Department was dispatched at 7:59AM this morning to the 200 block of Wall Street to a reported residential fire. Fire Engine 5 was the first unit on scene at 8:02AM and reported two, single story wood frame homes with heavy flames...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Shreveport Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Commercial Fire

Shreveport Firefighters quickly extinguished a commercial business fire this morning in the 1000 Blk of Jack Wells Blvd...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Two Residents Escape Early Morning Mobile Home Fire

Shreveport Firefighters were called to the 6200 block of Bert Kouns at 6:15 AM for a mobile home on fire in the Forest Mobile Home Estates. Engine 12 arrived on scene at 6:20 AM to find a home 90% involved in fire. Both occupants of the home were...

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