What Is Included in Shreveport Bond Proposal?
Shreveport voters will likely be asked to ok a $220 million dollar bond proposal this fall. This massive package will include funding for several critical projects including fire department equipment, road improvements and police department facility upgrades.
Chief Administrative Officer Sherricka Fields Jones has outlined the needs and forwarded the wish list to council members.
Here's the information council members received:
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Councilman Grayson Boucher tells KEEL News some of the firetrucks in use today are 30 years old. That is well beyond acceptable standards.
The proposal also calls for new playground equipment at several local parks. The following parks would see upgrades: A.B. Palmer Park(D), Airport Park(F), Andrew Currie Park(A), Betty Virginia Park(B), Bilberry Park(G), Chris Hayes (Mooretown) Park(F), Ford Park(A), Hattie Perry Park(B), David Raines Park(A), Cedar Grove Park(F), Mamie Hicks Park(A), Sunset Acres Park(F) and Valencia Park(B).
If the City Council oks it, this would go on the ballot on November 15th.