Tags: "mpc"

17 Jun
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DAMAGE DONE BY M.P.C.’S JACKSON AND SWEENEY CONTINUES

Saturday, June 16, 2018 … 10:01 P.M. I learned long ago that over-the-top displays of raw political power by any public official always signal something worse. Such an ugly, wide-open display continues at our Shreveport / Caddo Parish Metropolitan Planning ...

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31 Mar
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INITIAL “CROSS BAYOU POINT” APPROVAL JUST AFTER TAX VOTE?

Saturday, March 31, 2018 … 2:28 P.M. Unbelievably so, sources inside Shreveport City Hall say the partners in the Cross Bayou Point development are already lining up City Council votes for a key approval of their $1 billion scheme. (Other ...

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12 Mar
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CORRUPTION TEST: CROSS BAYOU POINT + M.P.C.+ MAYOR’S RACE

Monday, March 12, 2018 …2:51 P.M. Given its exceptionally strong hold on Shreveport and Caddo Parish, few honest folks are surprised by new examples of public corruption. Surprised or not, though, it is sickening to watch it take shape directly ...

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30 Jul
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MAYOR TYLER’S POWER GRAB TARGETS INDEPENDENT M.P.C.

Sunday, July 30, 2017 … 11:40 A.M. (I sincerely thank the members of our Metropolitan Planning Commission – “MPC” – and Shreveport City Council who have assisted me.) Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler is said to be well along in her ...

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06 Jan
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The Short Line Food Station re-opens for business

SHREVEPORT, La. — The Short Line Food Station in downtown Shreveport is finally open for business again nearly three months after it was shut down by the Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC). Owner Greg Solomon said he has invested approximately $30,000 in ...

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14 Dec
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2017 City budget passes, MPC likened to IRS

SHREVEPORT, La. — The Shreveport City Council approved the 2017 budget Tuesday night in a meeting that lasted five hours and consisted of many reconsiderations to re-vote on certain amendments to budget ordinances. Councilman James Flurry’s proposed amendment to reduce the Metropolitan ...

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09 Dec
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Recap: Thursday’s Caddo Commission meeting

SHREVEPORT, La.  — The Caddo Parish Commission met Thursday evening for its only regular session meeting this month at Government Plaza. It started with one upset woman making claims of animal abuse, and begging the Commission to pass legislation to allow ...

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04 Dec
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A Corruption Case Study: Glover and the 3132 Extension

[This report is book-chapter length, and may require some 10 minutes of reading time, including the linked exhibit – “Here is that presentation.”] December 4, 2016 I have done everything in my power to communicate and explain my bedrock conviction ...

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21 Oct
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MPC takes exception to food truck fiasco, offers no proof

SHREVEPORT, La. – Last week’s article about The Short Line Food Station being shut down garnered responses from the Metropolitan Planning Commission. For more background, read the first article here. As the owner of a construction company in Shreveport, Greg ...

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19 Oct
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MPC votes unanimously to approve UDC

SHREVEPORT, La. – The Metropolitan Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve of the Unified Development Code at a public hearing in Government Plaza Chamber Tuesday night. MPC Executive Director Mark Sweeney presented comments from the previous public hearing on Sep. ...

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12 Oct
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Long way around for The Short Line

SHREVEPORT, La. — The Short Line Food Station has received plenty of publicity in recent weeks, but the grand opening of the new dining option in downtown Shreveport has been cut short. Owner Greg Solomon, who is also the President ...

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09 Sep
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CPERS Architect Arceneaux Certifies Inappropriateness of his “Donation”

Shreveport is a city full of figurative red lights, speed bumps and roadblocks for those of us who choose to live here.  This week, Tom Arceneaux, the attorney for the Caddo Parish Commissioners (as well as Shreveport Times Community Editorialist) ...

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