Commission Subcommittees

Animal Services Committee

To this committee shall be referred legislation relating to the following subjects: creation and modification of Animal & Fowl ordinances.

Appropriations Committee                

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.

Code Enforcement & Property Standards Committee

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.

Commission Clerk & Parish Administrator Evaluation

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

Economic Development Committee

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.

Juvenile Justice & Related Services Committee

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.

Natural Resources Committee

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.

Personnel Policies & Procedures Committee

To this committee shall be referred legislation regarding matters encompassed by the Parish Charter, Commission By-Laws, and Parish Personnel Policies.

Veterans Affairs & Services Committee

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.

Long Range Planning/Special Needs Committee

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.

Audit/Finance Committee

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.