NOTICE:
Phase Two of lifting the Stay At Home Order will go into effect on Friday, June 5th.  We still ask that you practice social distancing, wear a mask to protect yourself and others, and maintain personal hygiene. People who are at a higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19 should still stay at home unless they are traveling outside of the home for an essential activity, like obtaining food, medicine or medical care. For businesses that are open, please visit our list here.

Full details of the Phase Two Reopening can be found here.
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Jul
8
Wed
DDA SPECIAL CALL MEETING @ Virtual Go To Meeting
Jul 8 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
DDA SPECIAL CALL MEETING @ Virtual Go To Meeting

Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the Downtown Development Authority shall hold a Special Call Meeting on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 3:30 P.M. The meeting will be held via video/telephone conference.

To join the virtual meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/DDAShreveport/dda-board-meeting-virtual

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412

Access Code: 216-799-773

DDA SPECIAL CALL MEETING JULY 8, 2020 AGENDA

DDA MISSION STATEMENT:

To actively pursue, support, facilitate, and welcome initiatives that aid and encourage private development, and promote and coordinate public development within the Downtown Development District of Shreveport, Louisiana.

Downtown Shreveport is the area’s premiere location for commerce, culture, and public celebration.  Home to 14,000 workers, the district is the center of technology, banking, law, government, gaming, and the arts.  Unique festivals, special events, musical entertainment, museums, parks, historic architecture, and the Red River combine to make Downtown Shreveport a special place to live, work, and play.

*Unless otherwise noted.
** Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the Downtown Development Authority shall hold a Special Call Meeting on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. The meeting will be held via video/telephone conference.

Public comments may be submitted by emailing them liz@downtownshreveport.com.  Public comments submitted before 12:00 P.M. on July 8, 2020 will be read aloud during the public comment period of the meeting.  Written public comments shall be limited to three (3) minutes of read time.

CERTIFICATION OF INABILITY TO OPERATE DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM

In accordance with Executive Proclamations JBE 2020-30 and 2020-33, issued by Governor John Bel Edwards on March 16, 2020 and March 22, 2020, respectively, this notice shall serve as a certification of the Downtown Development Authority’s inability to otherwise operate in accordance with the Louisiana Open Meetings Law due to a lack of a quorum as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Pursuant to Section 4 of JBE 2020-30, the DDA of Shreveport will provide for attendance at its next meeting, which is an essential governmental meeting, on April 22, 2020, via video/telephone conference.

Considering the foregoing, and in accordance with Proclamation Numbers JBE 2020-30 and JBE 2020-33, the DDA will allow input by members of the public, as set forth in this Notice via email comments based on agenda items and other concerns received prior to noon on July 8.

For digital access to DDA minutes, please click here.

Current meeting agenda and more about the DDA…

Jul
22
Wed
DDA Board Meeting @ Shreveport DDA
Jul 22 @ 3:30 pm
DDA Board Meeting @ Shreveport DDA | Shreveport | Louisiana | United States

The DDA Board of Directors meets at 3:30 pm on the fourth Wednesday of each month* in the DDA Board Room, 416 Cotton Street, Shreveport, LA 71101.** If you would like to attend a meeting as a member of the public or press, please email dda@downtownshreveport.com.

DDA Board Meeting (Virtual)
To join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone:
https://www.gotomeet.me/DDAShreveport/dda-board-meeting-virtual

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412

Access Code: 216-799-773

DDA Mission Statement:

To actively pursue, support, facilitate, and welcome initiatives that aid and encourage private development, and promote and coordinate public development within the Downtown Development District of Shreveport, Louisiana.

Downtown Shreveport is the area’s premiere location for commerce, culture, and public celebration.  Home to 14,000 workers, the district is the center of technology, banking, law, government, gaming, and the arts.  Unique festivals, special events, musical entertainment, museums, parks, historic architecture, and the Red River combine to make Downtown Shreveport a special place to live, work, and play.

*Unless otherwise noted.
** Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the Downtown Development Authority shall hold its Regular Board Meeting on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. The meeting will be held via video/telephone conference.

Public comments may be submitted by emailing them liz@downtownshreveport.com.  Public comments submitted before 12:00 P.M. on June 24, 2020 will be read aloud during the public comment period of the meeting.  Written public comments shall be limited to three (3) minutes of read time.

CERTIFICATION OF INABILITY TO OPERATE DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM

In accordance with Executive Proclamations JBE 2020-30 and 2020-33, issued by Governor John Bel Edwards on March 16, 2020 and March 22, 2020, respectively, this notice shall serve as a certification of the Downtown Development Authority’s inability to otherwise operate in accordance with the Louisiana Open Meetings Law due to a lack of a quorum as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Pursuant to Section 4 of JBE 2020-30, the DDA of Shreveport will provide for attendance at its next meeting, which is an essential governmental meeting, on April 22, 2020, via video/telephone conference.

Considering the foregoing, and in accordance with Proclamation Numbers JBE 2020-30 and JBE 2020-33, the DDA will allow input by members of the public, as set forth in this Notice via email comments based on agenda items and other concerns received prior to noon on June 24.

For digital access to DDA minutes, please click here.

Current meeting agenda and more about the DDA…

Aug
26
Wed
DDA Board Meeting @ Shreveport DDA
Aug 26 @ 3:30 pm
DDA Board Meeting @ Shreveport DDA | Shreveport | Louisiana | United States

The DDA Board of Directors meets at 3:30 pm on the fourth Wednesday of each month* in the DDA Board Room, 416 Cotton Street, Shreveport, LA 71101.** If you would like to attend a meeting as a member of the public or press, please email dda@downtownshreveport.com.

DDA Board Meeting (Virtual)
To join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone:
https://www.gotomeet.me/DDAShreveport/dda-board-meeting-virtual

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412

Access Code: 216-799-773

DDA Mission Statement:

To actively pursue, support, facilitate, and welcome initiatives that aid and encourage private development, and promote and coordinate public development within the Downtown Development District of Shreveport, Louisiana.

Downtown Shreveport is the area’s premiere location for commerce, culture, and public celebration.  Home to 14,000 workers, the district is the center of technology, banking, law, government, gaming, and the arts.  Unique festivals, special events, musical entertainment, museums, parks, historic architecture, and the Red River combine to make Downtown Shreveport a special place to live, work, and play.

*Unless otherwise noted.
** Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the Downtown Development Authority shall hold its Regular Board Meeting on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. The meeting will be held via video/telephone conference.

Public comments may be submitted by emailing them liz@downtownshreveport.com.  Public comments submitted before 12:00 P.M. on June 24, 2020 will be read aloud during the public comment period of the meeting.  Written public comments shall be limited to three (3) minutes of read time.

CERTIFICATION OF INABILITY TO OPERATE DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM

In accordance with Executive Proclamations JBE 2020-30 and 2020-33, issued by Governor John Bel Edwards on March 16, 2020 and March 22, 2020, respectively, this notice shall serve as a certification of the Downtown Development Authority’s inability to otherwise operate in accordance with the Louisiana Open Meetings Law due to a lack of a quorum as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Pursuant to Section 4 of JBE 2020-30, the DDA of Shreveport will provide for attendance at its next meeting, which is an essential governmental meeting, on April 22, 2020, via video/telephone conference.

Considering the foregoing, and in accordance with Proclamation Numbers JBE 2020-30 and JBE 2020-33, the DDA will allow input by members of the public, as set forth in this Notice via email comments based on agenda items and other concerns received prior to noon on June 24.

For digital access to DDA minutes, please click here.

Current meeting agenda and more about the DDA…

Sep
23
Wed
DDA Board Meeting @ Shreveport DDA
Sep 23 @ 3:30 pm
DDA Board Meeting @ Shreveport DDA | Shreveport | Louisiana | United States

The DDA Board of Directors meets at 3:30 pm on the fourth Wednesday of each month* in the DDA Board Room, 416 Cotton Street, Shreveport, LA 71101.** If you would like to attend a meeting as a member of the public or press, please email dda@downtownshreveport.com.

DDA Board Meeting (Virtual)
To join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone:
https://www.gotomeet.me/DDAShreveport/dda-board-meeting-virtual

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412

Access Code: 216-799-773

DDA Mission Statement:

To actively pursue, support, facilitate, and welcome initiatives that aid and encourage private development, and promote and coordinate public development within the Downtown Development District of Shreveport, Louisiana.

Downtown Shreveport is the area’s premiere location for commerce, culture, and public celebration.  Home to 14,000 workers, the district is the center of technology, banking, law, government, gaming, and the arts.  Unique festivals, special events, musical entertainment, museums, parks, historic architecture, and the Red River combine to make Downtown Shreveport a special place to live, work, and play.

*Unless otherwise noted.
** Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the Downtown Development Authority shall hold its Regular Board Meeting on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. The meeting will be held via video/telephone conference.

Public comments may be submitted by emailing them liz@downtownshreveport.com.  Public comments submitted before 12:00 P.M. on June 24, 2020 will be read aloud during the public comment period of the meeting.  Written public comments shall be limited to three (3) minutes of read time.

CERTIFICATION OF INABILITY TO OPERATE DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM

In accordance with Executive Proclamations JBE 2020-30 and 2020-33, issued by Governor John Bel Edwards on March 16, 2020 and March 22, 2020, respectively, this notice shall serve as a certification of the Downtown Development Authority’s inability to otherwise operate in accordance with the Louisiana Open Meetings Law due to a lack of a quorum as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Pursuant to Section 4 of JBE 2020-30, the DDA of Shreveport will provide for attendance at its next meeting, which is an essential governmental meeting, on April 22, 2020, via video/telephone conference.

Considering the foregoing, and in accordance with Proclamation Numbers JBE 2020-30 and JBE 2020-33, the DDA will allow input by members of the public, as set forth in this Notice via email comments based on agenda items and other concerns received prior to noon on June 24.

For digital access to DDA minutes, please click here.

Current meeting agenda and more about the DDA…

Oct
28
Wed
DDA Board Meeting @ Shreveport DDA
Oct 28 @ 3:30 pm
DDA Board Meeting @ Shreveport DDA | Shreveport | Louisiana | United States

The DDA Board of Directors meets at 3:30 pm on the fourth Wednesday of each month* in the DDA Board Room, 416 Cotton Street, Shreveport, LA 71101.** If you would like to attend a meeting as a member of the public or press, please email dda@downtownshreveport.com.

DDA Board Meeting (Virtual)
To join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone:
https://www.gotomeet.me/DDAShreveport/dda-board-meeting-virtual

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412

Access Code: 216-799-773

DDA Mission Statement:

To actively pursue, support, facilitate, and welcome initiatives that aid and encourage private development, and promote and coordinate public development within the Downtown Development District of Shreveport, Louisiana.

Downtown Shreveport is the area’s premiere location for commerce, culture, and public celebration.  Home to 14,000 workers, the district is the center of technology, banking, law, government, gaming, and the arts.  Unique festivals, special events, musical entertainment, museums, parks, historic architecture, and the Red River combine to make Downtown Shreveport a special place to live, work, and play.

*Unless otherwise noted.
** Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the Downtown Development Authority shall hold its Regular Board Meeting on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. The meeting will be held via video/telephone conference.

Public comments may be submitted by emailing them liz@downtownshreveport.com.  Public comments submitted before 12:00 P.M. on June 24, 2020 will be read aloud during the public comment period of the meeting.  Written public comments shall be limited to three (3) minutes of read time.

CERTIFICATION OF INABILITY TO OPERATE DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM

In accordance with Executive Proclamations JBE 2020-30 and 2020-33, issued by Governor John Bel Edwards on March 16, 2020 and March 22, 2020, respectively, this notice shall serve as a certification of the Downtown Development Authority’s inability to otherwise operate in accordance with the Louisiana Open Meetings Law due to a lack of a quorum as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Pursuant to Section 4 of JBE 2020-30, the DDA of Shreveport will provide for attendance at its next meeting, which is an essential governmental meeting, on April 22, 2020, via video/telephone conference.

Considering the foregoing, and in accordance with Proclamation Numbers JBE 2020-30 and JBE 2020-33, the DDA will allow input by members of the public, as set forth in this Notice via email comments based on agenda items and other concerns received prior to noon on June 24.

For digital access to DDA minutes, please click here.

Current meeting agenda and more about the DDA…

Nov
18
Wed
DDA Board Meeting @ Shreveport DDA
Nov 18 @ 3:30 pm
DDA Board Meeting @ Shreveport DDA | Shreveport | Louisiana | United States

The DDA Board of Directors meets at 3:30 pm on the fourth Wednesday of each month* in the DDA Board Room, 416 Cotton Street, Shreveport, LA 71101.** If you would like to attend a meeting as a member of the public or press, please email dda@downtownshreveport.com.

DDA Board Meeting (Virtual)
To join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone:
https://www.gotomeet.me/DDAShreveport/dda-board-meeting-virtual

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412

Access Code: 216-799-773

DDA Mission Statement:

To actively pursue, support, facilitate, and welcome initiatives that aid and encourage private development, and promote and coordinate public development within the Downtown Development District of Shreveport, Louisiana.

Downtown Shreveport is the area’s premiere location for commerce, culture, and public celebration.  Home to 14,000 workers, the district is the center of technology, banking, law, government, gaming, and the arts.  Unique festivals, special events, musical entertainment, museums, parks, historic architecture, and the Red River combine to make Downtown Shreveport a special place to live, work, and play.

*Unless otherwise noted.
** Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the Downtown Development Authority shall hold its Regular Board Meeting on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. The meeting will be held via video/telephone conference.

Public comments may be submitted by emailing them liz@downtownshreveport.com.  Public comments submitted before 12:00 P.M. on June 24, 2020 will be read aloud during the public comment period of the meeting.  Written public comments shall be limited to three (3) minutes of read time.

CERTIFICATION OF INABILITY TO OPERATE DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM

In accordance with Executive Proclamations JBE 2020-30 and 2020-33, issued by Governor John Bel Edwards on March 16, 2020 and March 22, 2020, respectively, this notice shall serve as a certification of the Downtown Development Authority’s inability to otherwise operate in accordance with the Louisiana Open Meetings Law due to a lack of a quorum as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Pursuant to Section 4 of JBE 2020-30, the DDA of Shreveport will provide for attendance at its next meeting, which is an essential governmental meeting, on April 22, 2020, via video/telephone conference.

Considering the foregoing, and in accordance with Proclamation Numbers JBE 2020-30 and JBE 2020-33, the DDA will allow input by members of the public, as set forth in this Notice via email comments based on agenda items and other concerns received prior to noon on June 24.

For digital access to DDA minutes, please click here.

Current meeting agenda and more about the DDA…

Dec
16
Wed
DDA Board Meeting @ Shreveport DDA
Dec 16 @ 3:30 pm
DDA Board Meeting @ Shreveport DDA | Shreveport | Louisiana | United States

The DDA Board of Directors meets at 3:30 pm on the fourth Wednesday of each month* in the DDA Board Room, 416 Cotton Street, Shreveport, LA 71101.** If you would like to attend a meeting as a member of the public or press, please email dda@downtownshreveport.com.

DDA Board Meeting (Virtual)
To join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone:
https://www.gotomeet.me/DDAShreveport/dda-board-meeting-virtual

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412

Access Code: 216-799-773

DDA Mission Statement:

To actively pursue, support, facilitate, and welcome initiatives that aid and encourage private development, and promote and coordinate public development within the Downtown Development District of Shreveport, Louisiana.

Downtown Shreveport is the area’s premiere location for commerce, culture, and public celebration.  Home to 14,000 workers, the district is the center of technology, banking, law, government, gaming, and the arts.  Unique festivals, special events, musical entertainment, museums, parks, historic architecture, and the Red River combine to make Downtown Shreveport a special place to live, work, and play.

*Unless otherwise noted.
** Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the Downtown Development Authority shall hold its Regular Board Meeting on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. The meeting will be held via video/telephone conference.

Public comments may be submitted by emailing them liz@downtownshreveport.com.  Public comments submitted before 12:00 P.M. on June 24, 2020 will be read aloud during the public comment period of the meeting.  Written public comments shall be limited to three (3) minutes of read time.

CERTIFICATION OF INABILITY TO OPERATE DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM

In accordance with Executive Proclamations JBE 2020-30 and 2020-33, issued by Governor John Bel Edwards on March 16, 2020 and March 22, 2020, respectively, this notice shall serve as a certification of the Downtown Development Authority’s inability to otherwise operate in accordance with the Louisiana Open Meetings Law due to a lack of a quorum as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Pursuant to Section 4 of JBE 2020-30, the DDA of Shreveport will provide for attendance at its next meeting, which is an essential governmental meeting, on April 22, 2020, via video/telephone conference.

Considering the foregoing, and in accordance with Proclamation Numbers JBE 2020-30 and JBE 2020-33, the DDA will allow input by members of the public, as set forth in this Notice via email comments based on agenda items and other concerns received prior to noon on June 24.

For digital access to DDA minutes, please click here.

Current meeting agenda and more about the DDA…