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 submit a public comment for this meeting, please email email@example.com.
Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the Downtown Development Authority shall hold its Regular Board Meeting on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. The meeting will be held via video/telephone conference.
This meeting will be available for viewing on www.downtownshreveport.com.
Public comments may be submitted by emailing them firstname.lastname@example.org. Public comments submitted before 12:00 P.M. on April 22, 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 April 22.
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.
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