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Master Plan public meeting Saturday

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Public invited to give and receive feedback on Master Plan

A public forum to provide an update on the Shreveport-Caddo 2030 Master Plan will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Shreveport Convention Center.

The event is free to the public and begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m. 

Mayor Cedric Glover will present an overview, followed by various speakers including, Dara Sanders, Master Plan Administrator; J. David Waggonner III, Waggonner and Ball Architects; Wes Wyche, City of Shreveport Environmental Affairs Manager; and Paul Farmer, Executive Director and CEO of American Planning Association.

Special invitations have been extended to about 100 elected officials, neighborhood associations and community leaders who helped frame the master plan. Lunch will be served to all attendees.

``Great Expectations: the Shreveport-Caddo 2030 Master Plan'' was adopted to neither predict nor project the future. Indeed, it is a plan built by Shreveport-Caddo residents. It recognizes the existence of obstacles and unresolved questions, while providing strategies for overcoming those obstacles and answering those questions.

``The master plan is a living document so as we move forward, it's imperative that we, as leaders, provide periodic updates on our progress, as well seek additional input from our citizens who helped shape this vision,'' Mayor Glover said. 

Click here to view the master plan.

 

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