Mayor Perkins fires Shreveport director of public works

More city department heads to face termination

Mayor Perkins fires Shreveport director of public works

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Mayor Adrian Perkins is cleaning house in an effort to create his vision for Shreveport.

On Tuesday, Public Works Director Mike Wood was let go. Mayor Perkins has named Gary Norman as the interim Director of Public Works.

In fact, many department head positions are open including:

  • Chief Technology Officer & Smart Cities Director
  • Director of Finance
  • Director of Water & Sewerage
  • Director of Public Assembly and Recreations (SPAR)
  • Director of Economic Development
  • Director of Public Works

These lay offs come as no surprise. Perkins and his team are assessing staffs and making room for new talent that reflects the vision he campaigned on.

This story is developing.

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