CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION AGENDA
Streaming at
www.caddo.org
JANUARY 19, 2016
3:30 P.M.


1.

ROLL CALL:

Commissioners:   
         
        Dominick          District 1                       Gage-Watts      District 7

        Johnson           District 2                       Middleton         District 8

        Jackson            District 3                       Atkins               District 9

        Linn                  District 4                       Chavez              District 10

        Bowman           District 5                       Smith                District 11

        Cawthorne        District 6                       Epperson         District 12


2.

INVOCATION:


3.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:



Veterans and active military members saluting during recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance would be appropriate, should you wish to do so.


4.

OTHER BUSINESS:

Commission will convene into executive session to discuss the litigation
“Executive session to discuss strategy with respect to the following litigation cases: 
 
1) Case No. 583,388, First Judicial District Court, Caddo Parish, Louisiana.
5.

AGENDA ADDITIONS:


6.

CITIZENS COMMENTS:

Citizens who wish to address the Commission must fill out a comment card and forward to the President or the Clerk of the Commission

 Comments by any citizen will be limited to 3 minutes

7.

VISITORS:

8.

REPORTS:

Administrator Report

9.

COMMUNIQUES/COMMITTEE REPORTS:


10.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:


11.

OLD BUSINESS:



12.

NEW BUSINESS:


12.I.

Zoning Case P-20-15 in regards to Ordinance No. 5558 of 2016

AMENDING THE ZONING OF PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE SE CORNER OF WALLACE LAKE ROAD AND FLOURNOY LUCAS ROAD, CADDO PARISH, LA, FROM R-A, RESIDENCE-AGRICULTURE DISTRICT, TO B-2, NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS DISTRICT AND R-1H, URBAN, ONE FAMILY RESIDENCE DISTRICT, FORTE & TABLADA APPLICANT
                                    (District 9)
12.II.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5559 of 2016

AMENDING AND REENACTING SECTION 2-52 OF THE CADDO PARISH CODE OF ORDINANCES PERTAINING TO UNCLASSIFIED PARISH EMPLOYEES ELGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CADDO PARISH EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM
                            (Commissioner Jackson)
12.III.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5560 of 2016

AMENDING AND REENACTING SECTION 2-28 OF THE CADDO PARISH CODE OF ORDINANCES PERTAINING TO THE COMPENSATION OF COMMISSION MEMBERS
                            (Commissioner Jackson)
12.IV.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5561 of 2016

DECLARING CERTAIN ADJUDICATED PROPERTIES TO BE SURPLUS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE PARISH ADMINISTRATOR, OR A DESIGNEE, TO SELL THE PARISH OF CADDO’S TAX INTEREST IN CERTAIN SURPLUS ADJUDICATED PROPERTIES
                            (District 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, & 7)
12.V.

Authorize Resolution No. 6 of 2016

TO APPROVE REVISIONS TO THE HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER ADMINISTRATIVE PLAN
                            (Administration)
12.VI.

Authorize Resolution No. 7 of 2016

AMENDING THE RULES AND BY-LAWS OF THE CADDO PARISH COMMISSION RELATIVE TO ARTICLE XII, RULE 1 - TRAVEL POLICY
                            (Commissioner Jackson)
12.VII.

Reappointments for Fire District No. 4 Board Members

Reappoint Mr. Willie Joe Green and Mr. James Robinson to the Fire District No. 4 Board, term to expire January 1, 2018.
                            (Commissioner Smith)
13.

CONSENT AGENDA

13.I.

Zoning Case Appeal SP-99-15 Re-Plat

Property located south of Harris Lane, approximately 126' south of Harris Lane and 555' east of Goldsberry, Mark Ratley, II/APPLICANT.  Leonard Farms, LLC and Camterra Resources, Inc./APPELANTS.
Request approval of re-plat application that would describe a 2 lot residential subdivision. Each lot will have 1.97 acres. The property is surrounded by R-A zoned property. Access to these two lots is provided by existing gravel road.
DELAYED FROM JANUARY 7, 2016
                            (District 9)
13.II.

Ordinance No. 5556 of 2016

AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE GENERAL FUND AND THE OIL AND GAS FUND FOR THE YEAR 2016 TO CHANGE THE FUNDING SOURCE FOR THE GREENWOOD SEWER PROJECT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT EQUIPMENT
                            (Commissioner Cox)


14.

ADJOURN:

To all persons desiring to attend and observe a meeting of the Caddo Parish Commission, or who wish to present information to the body: If you have physical limitations that require special accommodations in order for you to attend and participate in a meeting of the Caddo Parish Commission, please contact the office of the Caddo Parish Commission Clerk at (318) 226-6596, at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting so that an effort can be made to provide those accommodations.