CAO Crawford: ‘We Want A High Turnout’ In Saturday Millage Vote [VIDEO]
Shreveport's Chief Administrative Officer Brian Crawford talks with 101.7 / 710 KEEL's Robert J Wright and Erin McCarty about the city's property tax millage election, Saturday, April 28.
Crawford tells KEEL listeners that the and others at City Hall, including Mayor Ollie Tyler, "want a high turnout." The CAO says that the election "is not under the radar," adding, "Mayor Tyler and her staff have made more than thirty separate presentations. We want people to vote...for the future of the city. We want them to vote yes for taxes that have been there for more than forty years so we can continue the positive momentum going forward."
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.