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  1. Increasing local economic development capacity to support industry attraction, growth, and retention.

    Share your ideas on Increasing local economic development capacity to support industry attraction, growth, and retention.

    Jul 3, 2013 by City Administration (5 points)

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  2. Community Events

    I noticed there is not a lot of community events Such as Christmas parades with Local School bands , and our youth organizations, There are no Halloween event's or not a lot of draw for tourism I have...
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    Aug 3, 2013 by Deaham (5 points)

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  3. Jerry Tim Brooks Golf Course

    I just read in the Shreveport Times that Querbes and Huntington golf courses are receiving renovations. Jerry Tim Brooks golf course needs a new irrigation system as well as a new barn. The barn that...
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    Jul 27, 2013 by (5 points)

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  4. Felony background

    I know a number of individuals who have felonies who are denied jobs that they are qualified for. I don't know that this is fair to those who paid their dues and trying to turn their life around. The...
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    Apr 7, 2014 by Rhonda Hall (5 points)

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  5. Stop Puting Harmful Stuff Put in Our Water or Air

    Please stop putting those clouds with harmful indregients in the sky thats not healthy. I get some pepole have global climate change concerns but the climate runs threw cyles humans are just...
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    May 28, 2017 by Fox Lord (5 points)

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  6. First Time Home Buyers

    A first time home buyer program would help the young recent college graduates. It would also offer an incentive for recent graduates to stay local in Shreveport. Some type of funding to help aid in...
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    Apr 6, 2015 by Jason Bruce (5 points)

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  7. Upgrade the esthetics of St. Vincent Mall area at St. Vincent/Kings Hwy intersection.

    Fifteen and two years ago, commercial development representative contacted my husband and I, who live at 1110 Janther place, with the possibility of buying the two houses on the corner of St. Vincent...
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    Aug 4, 2015 by cvera (5 points)

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  8. Removal

    Remove the statue of Martin Luther King, I find it offensive. What else needs to be said? Everything offensive these days is coming down. I find it VERY offensive to have a statue of a BLACK man...
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    Sep 22, 2017 by RBanes (12 points)

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  9. Recycle P/U

    Donot charge the citizens for no recycle p/u.

    Nov 3, 2013 by oliver ellis (5 points)

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  10. Shreveport need new fun educational places for children

    Shreveport is the 3rd largest city in Louisiana and when it comes to finding fun educational centers to take students on a field trip, there is only 2. Southern Louisiana has the aquarium,...
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    Feb 17, 2015 by Stephanie Stills (5 points)

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  11. MORE PHOTOS AND VIDEOS OF SPAR SPONSORED YOUTH SPORTS

    If the City of Shreveport and community leaders want to let the general public know what youth activities are available to them for their children, they need to post more photos and videos of SPAR...
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    Nov 30, 2015 by Bobby Allen Bryant (5 points)

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  12. Trash filled city

    A clean home reflects the pride that people show! Trash filled streets and underpasses encourage more trash to be littered. Publize where the street cleaning machines are working let people see that...
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    Jul 23, 2015 by NancyH (5 points)

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  13. Stop over taxing NEW STATE RESIDENTS

    You want people to move here? Why not offer incentives? I just bought a house, put over 300k into the local city of Shreveport. I had to change my insurance over to Louisiana insurance (auto, home...
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    Sep 19, 2016 by JasonW (5 points)

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  14. Gambling Clean Up Tax Law

    These Casino have revenue to the community they are in, they have also devastated the local community too. They making plenty of money off of the local community they need to pay for a lot of the mess...
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    Oct 15, 2016 by John Eschenfelder (5 points)

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  15. Stop The War on Drugs

    The 'war on drugs' is insanely expensive In the past 40 years, The US has spent more than $1 trillion enforcing drug laws. Annually, the US spends at least $15 billion a year on drug law...
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    Oct 31, 2017 by Fox Lord (5 points)

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  16. Dog Cafe

    The only places for our pets to go and have fun are the park, a walk around the block, or a quick drive to Petsmart. A dog cafe is a great place for dogs to socialize and make friends, but it's also a...
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    Apr 23, 2017 by Jinxx (5 points)

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  17. Keep it classy not trashy or it Keep Trashy not Classy

    This keep it Classy not Trashy is not working! If you would drive from one end of Mansfield Rd to the other end of Mansfield, or the same with Hearne Ave. There is Trash all on the side and middle of...
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    Jul 8, 2016 by John Eschenfelder (5 points)

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  18. My Mother lives in Greenwood Terrace on the Senior Citizen End of the Complex. There aren't benches at the bus stops for the Seniors to sit.

    Benches at Bus Stops for Seniors in Greenwood Terrace on Greenwood Lane!

    Dec 19, 2014 by (5 points)

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  19. Take care of the property standards violatons and curbside drainage on Dilg League dr. around1700 block south side of street.

    19412 Misc. Streets & Drainage Add Comment 11/7/2017 4:57 PM 19165 Bridges and Culverts - Repair Add Comment 10/26/2017 9:23 AM 18822 Bridges and Culverts - Repair Add Comment 10/11/2017 9...
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    Nov 7, 2017 by glover white (10 points)

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  20. Restrict access to Shreve Park Drive due to litter and garbage dumping.

    Restrict access to Shreve Park Drive from Buncombe Road and Bert Kouns Industrial Loop access. People drive down road and dump tires and debris.

    Nov 29, 2017 by Cynthia Gould (15 points)

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  21. Street Markings on Fern Avenue at East 70th

    If you go North on Fern over E. 70th, the middle lane and the far right lane both go straight but then the lane narrows. The far right lane should be made a right turn lane only turning into the Le...
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    Dec 13, 2017 by Rita (5 points)

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  22. Uber

    I need someone to explain why we do not have ride share services (Uber, Lyft) yet. The city of Monroe is getting Uber starting next week. I mean, come on, this is ridiculous. I can't understand how...
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    Sep 20, 2017 by Celesta (25 points)

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  23. Proactive Procedures to Circumvent Bad Police Practices

    In order to attract and maintain productive citizens to Shreveport, one must maintain and present a fair and equatable police agency. There needs to be some type of procedure in place where citizens...
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    Jul 30, 2015 by Toni Morris (5 points)

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  24. Why we do not have a International Airport ?

    With as much property and as many people travel why do we have to still drive to Dallas or Houston to get a direct flight. All Shreveport Airport does is cost you more for a ticket to be air bused to...
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    Jul 8, 2015 by D Hinton (5 points)

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  25. Looking for exposure for a handicap program that is already in place.

    It has come to my attention that there is a handicap program that is lacking funding from SPAR. There is a handicap basketball team with chairs that are inoperable and/or inadequate to compete. My...
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    Sep 30, 2015 by William Dudley (5 points)

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