The Bossier City Council will vote in two weeks to approve an ordinance appropriating $50,000 from the Hotel/Motel Taxes Fund to support the Miss USA and Miss Teen USA pageants coming to the Shreveport-Bossier area in May.
The council also awarded a bid to Boggs and Poole Construction for improvements at CenturyLink Center. The bid of $698,000 is for external storage, cap stones on wells, a new ticket office, new concessions areas and rehabbing the holding kitchen, all locker rooms, and restrooms. The project also will create a new meeting room and paint the concourse.
Council members also got an update from City Engineer Mark Hudson on several road projects in the city, including
- Ball Park Drive
- Wemple Road
- Shed Road
- The intersection of Brownlee Road and Airline Drive
- The intersection of US 71 and Sunflower
- Coleman Street
- Viking Drive
- Innovation Drive
- Highway 80
- Walter O. Bigby Carriageway