Bond Election Is Today in Shreveport
Today is the day Shreveport voters decide on 6 property tax millages on the ballot. The Mayor says these millages are critical for city services.
Here’s what you will find on the ballot:
Proposition 1: Streets
Improving, repairing, and maintaining the streets of the City of Shreveport.
Proposition 2: Parks & Recreation/Community Centers
Operating and supplying park and recreational facilities and personnel with resources to maintain current programming and levels of service.
Proposition 3: Employee Salaries
Continuing the salaries and wage schedule for first responders and other City employees.
Proposition 4: Police & Fire Equipment and Uniforms
Provides for police and fire personnel uniforms and equipment.
Proposition 5: Pension, Health and Life Insurance
Provides funds for the City’s portion of pensions, employee life insurance and hospitalization plan for City employees.
Proposition 6 – Police Three Platoon System
Providing revenues sufficient to enable the City of Shreveport to continue to provide increased staffing through three 8-hour shifts of police patrol officers.
These millages bring in more than 11 million dollars. The polls are open until 8pm.