Tags: "Shreveport City Council"

11 Aug
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WILL PERKINS JAM THIS $220,000,000 BOND ISSUE THROUGH? HOW?

Sunday, August 11, 2019 … 2:30 P.M. The Shreveport City Council will meet tomorrow and Tuesday to approve, or not, sending Mayor Adrian Perkins’ stupefying $220,000,000 bond issue to a November election ballot. Aside from the fact that Perkins (and ...

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30 Jul
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SHREVEPORT BOND ISSUE: UNTHINKABLY WRONG

In only two weeks, Shreveport City Council members must vote to approve, or not, Mayor Adrian Perkins’ mind-blowing $220,000,000 bond issue. Doing so is, of course, the political equivalent of walking the plank for our stunningly ill-prepared chief executive. The ...

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26 Jul
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YET ANOTHER WARNING OF CITY HALL FINANCIAL DANGERS

Finally. I had just about decided we who care were hopelessly outnumbered. I don’t know if it matters more to me that KTBS News aired the subject report, or that it turned to local accounting firm Heard, McElroy & Vestal ...

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17 Jul
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A PERSONAL MESSAGE ABOUT THIS (MY) WORK

As some readers know, I’ve been criticized here recently for “preaching to the choir” … not doing anything about local corruption. Although inaccurate, I completely understand the frustration. In fact, I can certainly attest, there are real reasons, far beyond ...

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27 May
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H. B. 667: BROAD DAYLIGHT MUGGING OF HONEST SHREVEPORTERS

SPECIAL ALERT: Saturday, May 28, 2017, 10:53 a.m. Constantly under taxation attack, and trying to withstand an unrelenting barrage of awful, corrupt governance, Shreveporters who care simply cannot absorb the damage House Bill 667 will do. Yes, I know how ...

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23 May
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CITY COUNCIL APPROVES TYLER’S TAX INCREASE … AND MORE?

UPDATE #3 … May 23, 2017, 5:10 P.M. Early word from the Shreveport City Council meeting, still underway, is that Democrat Mayor Ollie Tyler’s property tax confection / concoction passed with the expected 5-2 Council vote. All four Democrat members ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
06 Nov
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Pt. 1: Spiral-Down at Shreveport City Hall Accelerates

November 6, 2016 It has not been a good morning for Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler, this year’s City Council Chair Willie Bradford, and a few other smoke-and-mirrors folks at City Hall. This article included, there is a lot of opposition ...

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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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