District Seven – Coordinating & Development District

Coordinationg and Development District

Contact Information:
Jack “Bump” Skaggs, Executive Director
Post Office Box 37005, Shreveport, LA 71133
5210 Hollywood Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71109
P: (318) 632-2022
F: (318) 632-2099

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  • Bienville
  • Bossier
  • Caddo
  • Claiborne
  • DeSoto
  • Lincoln
  • Natchitoches
  • Red River
  • Sabine
  • Webster

District Projects:

DeSoto Parish Air Industrial Park Infrastructure Improvements

The Coordinating & Development Corporation’s role in this project resulted in substantial investment and new jobs:

  • Applied for and obtained a $700,000 U. S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant for infrastructure improvements in the industrial park.
  • Applied for and obtained a $1,031,000 Louisiana Community Development Block Grant (LCDBG) for infrastructure improvements in the industrial park.
  • Provided administration services for the EDA and LCDBG grants and assisted MB Industries, a new company creating at least 158 new jobs.
  • Partially paid for aerial photographs of the construction.
  • Worked with the project engineer to develop a Master Plan.