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City Officials Talk Streets

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Shreveport city leaders gathered today to tackle an issue affecting every driver in the city.... streets.

They're looking to make sure the city starts to see road repair... And they want to make sure the city's reserves, or savings account, has enough money in it to get a good credit rating. They're discussing the idea of taking some of the money from the Asphalt Reconstruction Program that's not needed for the initial design work, and putting it into the city's reserves. City officials believe that this move will get the ball rolling on repairs to streets such as Pierremont, Jewella and Line Avenue.

City Councilman and Infrastructure Chairman said, "We'd just like to see some activity. The citizens have paid into this account and we'd like to show them some results for what they've contributed to it."

City officials will discuss this and a few more issues facing the city more in depth at the July 23rd city council meeting.

 

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