Shreveport Voters OK all 6 Tax Millages
Shreveport voters overwhelmingly approved all 6 property tax renewal millages on the ballot Saturday.
Proposition 1 for streets passed with 68%of the voters saying yes. This millage will pay for improving, repairing, and maintaining the streets of the City of Shreveport.
Proposition 2 for Parks & Recreation/Community Centers won support of 64% of voters. This millage will pay for operating and supplying park and recreational facilities and personnel with resources to maintain current programming and levels of service.
Proposition 3 for employee salaries gets the ok from 66% of voters. This tax will fund the current salary and wage schedule for first responders and other City employees.
Proposition 4 for Police & Fire Equipment and Uniforms is an easy winner with 69% support. It provides for police and fire personnel uniforms and equipment.
Proposition 5 for Pension, Health and Life Insurance gets a yes vote from 65% of the voters. It supplies money for the City’s portion of pensions, employee life insurance and hospitalization plan for City employees.
Proposition 6 to continue funding for the Three Platoon System for police wins with 64% support.
All six of these millages bring in more than 11 million dollars.