This committee shall consist of five members of the Parish Commission appointed by the President of the Commission. This committee shall hold hearings and recommend penalties for violations of parish ordinances on alcoholic beverage permits and to consider and make recommendations for changes in the Alcoholic Beverage Ordinances of the Parish as per Caddo Parish Ordinance No. 5961 of 2020.
This committee formed to address items directly related to the Federal government’s extensive pandemic response legislative package known as the American Rescue Plan.
To this committee shall be referred legislation relating to the following subjects: creation and modification of Animal & Fowl ordinances.
To this committee shall be referred legislation relating to the following subjects: appropriation of parish funds from the Riverboat Fund; the creation or modification of any special fund in the parish treasury to which proceeds from parish taxes, fees, or other charges are dedicated; budgetary requirements and procedures; comprehensive parish capital budget.
To this committee the Administrator shall present his recommended process for a comprehensive internal audit of the parish no later than the second regular Commission meeting of each year. This committee shall make a recommendation regarding approval of that process to the Commission body no later than the first regular February meeting of each year. The Administrator and Director of Finance shall also present an overview of the financial matters of the Parish to this committee on a quarterly basis and this committee shall make recommendations to the Commission body regarding any budget amendments requested by agencies or departments included in the Parish budget.
To this committee shall be referred all legislation to the following subjects: all matters related to the dereliction of public and private lands within the Parish outside incorporated municipalities; building code modifications, all matters related to subdivision creation; all matters related to health and safety issues effecting the public.
To this committee shall be referred to the annual evaluation of Caddo Parish Administrator and Caddo Parish Commission Clerk; setting forth annual recommendation for pay raises and other matters
Legislation relating to the following subjects: appropriation of funds from the Parish's video poker proceeds; Caddo Parish industrial inducement; economic development districts and special industrial taxing districts, industrial parks and enhancement avenues for new and existing businesses with the Parish of Caddo.
To this committee shall be referred legislation relating to the following subjects: matters related to Juvenile Court and Juvenile Detention in Caddo Parish; matters regarding community and faith-based juvenile programs in the Parish.
To this committee shall be referred legislation relating to the following subjects: matters related to issues not covered in the other nine standing committees, including but not limited to long range planning, alcohol licenses, constables and justices of the peace, facilities and space utilization, and all matters related to disaster relief and emergency response.
To this committee shall be referred legislation relating to the following subjects: natural resources generally; mineral resources of parish owned lands; all matter relating to parish parks and recreation and parish waterways.
To this committee shall be referred legislation regarding matters encompassed by the Parish Charter, Commission By-Laws, and Parish Personnel Policies.
The Property Standards Hearing Committee was created by Ordinance.
Was created in January 2023 to consider funding for the public safety related operations such as the crime lab, detainee healthcare and public defender’s office.
To this committee shall be referred legislation relating to the following subjects: matters related to Veteran issues, including parish veteran affairs offices, issues effecting veteran care, and support for various veterans' programs throughout the Parish.
This committee was established to oversee the operation of the Chambers and adjoining conference rooms and to make recommendations to the Caddo Parish Commission and the City of Shreveport City Council relative to the use and operation of the Chambers and conference rooms. The committee shall recommend to their respective bodies that, to ensure that the Chamber and its electronic feature were properly maintained and available to the governmental entities when needed. To ensure internal security, joint rules should be adopted by the Commission and the Council regulating the use of the Chambers in Government Plaza.