SHREVEPORT, LA - The voters have spoken and this time it's good news for Shreveport city leaders who have been pushing to get money to begin taking care of major infrastructure needs.

Erin McCarty
Erin McCarty

How did the 3 Bond Proposals Do at the Polls?

Prop 1 $125 million for streets and drainage.

This measure passed with 80% of the vote.

Prop 2 $82 million for water and sewer projects.

This measure also passed with 80% of the vote.

Prop 3 $49 million for police, fire and SPAR.

This measure passed with 80% of the vote.


You can click here to see the full list of projects and track the work.

The total amount of this work is $256 million dollars and it will take several years to get it all done

How Much Will It Cost?

There will be no tax increase until 2027. For a home valued at $100,000, you will pay about $6.40 per month on a $100,000 home. That will go up $3.50 per month in 2028. After that, rates should remain stable.

Here's an Update from Mayor Arceneaux on previous bond issues:

How long will all the work take?

Projects may take four to five years to reach completion. City leaders will prioritize the projects and move forward with the planning and design process. Mayor Tom Arceneaux says he is committed to keeping residents informed throughout every step of the process via our capital project dashboard and will strive to minimize disruptions while maximizing the long-term benefits for all residents.

When Will the Work Get Started?

The city will now move forward to sell the bonds, but funds won't come in until October. The work can then get started. Some of the projects might get moving by the end of the year, but the pace will pick up significantly in 2025.

Caddo Fire District Seven -- 10 Mills - BOC - 10 Yrs. 

This measure passed with more than 80% of the vote.

Here Are the Results for the Bossier Tax Renewals:

Bossier Parish passed with 65% of the vote.

Both Bossier City measures passed with 80% of the vote.

Cypress-Black Bayou passed with 60% of the vote.

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DeSoto Parish School Bond Proposal

Voters in DeSoto Parish have said no to an $85.2 million bond proposal to fund school improvements and a new high school for 900 students.

DeSoto Parish Tax Renewal

This measure passed with more than 55% of the vote.

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