Contact Us

Shreveport City Council Talks Dog Park Costs in Special Meeting

shreveport dog park
iStockphoto

The Shreveport City Council had a special meeting this morning to discuss the proposed dog park.

At issue is the funds that are available for the project and the costs of making it happen.

“Several council members had asked for some independent estimates to build the dog park,” Shreveport City Council Chairman Michael Corbin told KEEL News.

“We’ve seen numbers that SPAR has come up with and there was some question about whether those numbers were too high or too low,” Corbin continued.
“So we got two independent estimates from local contractors so we could factor those into any decision we make down the road.”

Most of the project would be funded with money from the Red River Waterway Commission, however there are some concerns that money will not cover the construction costs.

“There is a little over $200,000 that’s available from the Red River Waterway Commission,” Corbin said.  ”Most of the estimates we’ve seen so far are much more money than that.”

Mayor Cedric Glover’s lawsuit was brought up in the meeting because of whatever decisions the City Council makes could affect the mayor’s lawsuit.

Corbin added the project overall has made no new progress in the past 10-12 months.

More Dog Park news right here!

More from 710 KEEL

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://710keel.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on News Radio 710 KEEL quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on News Radio 710 KEEL quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!