City of Shreveport $186 Million Bond Issue

Courtesy: Chuck Smith / Red River Radio News

SHREVEPORT CITY COUNCIL-  Shreveport’s  City  Council members  met  yesterday to consider a $186 Million Dollar Bond Proposal.  The original proposal was set at $220 million  as  the  outcome of the Citizen’s Bond Committee but after much discussion,  the council amended it  by $34 million.   Among  items  earmarked  in  the proposal  included replacing old fire engines,  building  new fire stations and a new police station as well as numerous infrastructure projects and overall  upkeep.