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Coronavirus deaths in Caddo Parish have reached 338 since the last tally was released by the Caddo Parish Coroner’s office Thursday, August 20, 2020. The rise, 31 parish decedents, again suggests a slowing of the death rate from the pandemic. Read on...
There was a 16” water main blow out near Hollywood Avenue. The initial blowout caused many in a large area of west Shreveport to have low or no water pressure. Customers impacted include those located: South of Greenwood Road, West of Hearne Avenue... Read on...
In the aftermath of Hurricane Laura, the American Red Cross has worked closely with partners to support emergency housing efforts, and provide food, water, relief supplies, emotional support and health services to people in need... Additional Info...
The City of Shreveport’s Public Works team concentrated its storm cleanup efforts after Laura in neighborhoods hit hardest by downed trees. Crews will continue to collect debris from the hardest hit areas this week while also getting holiday garbage... Additional Info...
The City of Shreveport will have a cooling center at Riverview Hall this weekend for those needing a cool place to stop, as temperatures are expected to rise. The Center will operate from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Additional Info...
The City of Shreveport will resume its normal operations on Friday, Aug. 28. The Police and Fire departments will continue any necessary weather related responses. SporTran will resume all transit back to its COVID Schedule. Read on...
NOTICE OF SOQ
2020 Statement of Qualifications (SOQ)
Choice Neighborhood Initiative Neighborhood Coordinator
Request for Qualifications - (Unclassified/Grant-funded)
The City of Shreveport and the Housing Authority of the City of Shreveport have been awarded a Choice Neighborhood Implementation grant administered by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) is a critical tool to support the redevelopment of neighborhoods. This grant provides tremendous redevelopment opportunities for areas characterized by concentrated poverty, high unemployment, crime, health disparities, struggling schools, and disinvestment, which targets Allendale, Ledbetter Heights, and the West Edge of downtown. To view SOQ, click here.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com 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.