CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION AGENDA
Streaming at
www.caddo.org
APRIL 3, 2017
3:30 P.M.


1.

ROLL CALL:

Commissioners:   
         
        Dominick          District 1                       Gage-Watts      District 7

        Johnson, LB     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                       Johnson, L       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.

AGENDA ADDITIONS:


5.

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

6.

VISITORS:

 

7.

REPORTS:

Administrator Report

8.

COMMUNIQUES/COMMITTEE REPORTS:

AMTRAK RAIL SERVICE UPDATE    -     Lyndon Johnson
9.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:


10.

OLD BUSINESS:

11.

NEW BUSINESS:

11.I.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5681 of 2017

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES & EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND AND THE GENERAL FUND TO APPROPRIATE $95,000 FOR THE SAFE SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Appropriations Committee)
11.II.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5682 of 2017

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING VOLUME II OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATIVE TO THE UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE AND ZONING AND SUBDIVISION GENERALLY, REPEALING ARTICLE III OF CHAPTER 48 AND CHAPTER 54 OF THE CADDO PARISH CODE OF ORDINANCES, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Linn)
11.III.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5683 of 2017

AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH THE DR. E. EDWARD JONES HOUSING TRUST FUND FOR PROVIDING GOOD QUALITY AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT, TO ENACT CHAPTER 19 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATIVE TO HOUSING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TO PROVDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE FUND, INCLUDING ESTABLISHMENT OF A HOUSING TRUST FUND ADVISORY COMMISSION, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Long Range Planning & Special Projects Committee)
11.IV.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5684 of 2017

AN ORDINANCE TO ENACT CHAPTER 19 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES HOUSING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, RELATIVE TO ESTABLISHING PROGRAMS TO PROVIDE PROPERTY FOR HOUSING DEVELOPMENT THROUGH THE USE OF ADJUDICATED PROPERTY, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Long Range Planning & Special Projects Committee)
11.V.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5685 of 2017

TO AMEND AND RE-ENACT CHAPTER 8, ENTITLED “ANIMALS AND FOWL”, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE PARISH OF CADDO

                        (Animal Services Committee)
11.VI.

Authorize Introduction of Local Assessment Ordinance No. 53 of 2017

AN ORDINANCE TO RE-INSCRIBE LIENS SECURING SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS FOR MALLARD DRIVE, BEECHNUT DRIVE, AND WHITE OAK DRIVE, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 11)

11.VII.

Authorize Introduction of Local Assessment Ordinance No. 54 of 2017

AN ORDINANCE TO RE-INSCRIBE LIENS SECURING SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS FOR AMY LYNN STREET, ESTHLYN STREET, AND PECAN ROAD, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 11)
11.VIII.

Authorize Introduction of Local Assessment Ordinance No. 55 of 2017

AN ORDINANCE TO RE-INSCRIBE LIENS SECURING SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS FOR JERI LANE AND BARNES ROAD, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 11)
11.IX.

Authorize Resolution No. 23 of 2017

A RESOLUTION ADOPTING A CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PLAN FOR THE CDBG PROGRAM

(Finance)
11.X.

Authorize Resolution No. 24 of 2017

APPROVING THE HOLDING OF AN ELECTION IN CADDO PARISH FIRE DISTRICT NUMBER FIVE, STATE OF LOUISIANA, ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2017, TO AUTHORIZE THE LEVY OF SERVICE CHARGES THEREIN

                        (District 8 &9)

11.XI.

Authorize Resolution No. 25 of 2017

A RESOLUTION TO RELOCATE THE POLLING PLACE FOR PRECINCTS NO. 105 AND 162 FROM FIRE DISTRICT NUMBER 4, 8240 COLQUITT ROAD, KEITHVILLE, LOUISIANA 71047 TO PROVIDENCE ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH, 11708 PROVIDENCE ROAD, SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA 71129; TO RELOCATE THE POLLING PLACE FOR PRECINCT NO. 109 FROM GRACE COMMUNITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 9400 ELLERBE ROAD, SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA 71106 TO ELLERBE ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH, 10705 ELLERBE ROAD, SHREVEPORT, 71106; TO RELOCATE THE POLLING PLACE FOR PRECINCTS NO. 110 AND 128 FROM GRACE COMMUNITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 9400 ELLERBE ROAD, SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA 71106 TO NORRIS FERRY COMMUNITY CHURCH, 10509 NORRIS FERRY ROAD, SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA 71106; AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(District 9 &11)

11.XII.

Authorize Resolution No. 26 of 2017

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CADDO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO REQUEST AND AUTHORIZE THE LOUISIANA STATE MINERAL AND ENERGY BOARD AND THE OFFICE OF MINERAL RESOURCES TO ACCEPT NOMINATIONS, ADVERTISE FOR, ACCEPT AND AWARD BIDS, AND EXECUTE ALL OIL, GAS AND MINERAL LEASES ON CERTAIN MINERAL INTERESTS OWNED BY THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 12)
11.XIII.

Authorize Resolution No. 27 of 2017

A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE CONTINUED TAX EXEMPT STATUS OF MUNICIPAL BONDS, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Cawthorne)
11.XIV.

Authorize Resolution No. 28 of 2017

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ADMINISTRATOR TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION TO BECOME A TARGET ZERO INSTITUTE ("TZI") FELLOW AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioners Linn and Middleton)
11.XV.

Authorize Resoluton No. 29 of 2017

A RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR WEBSTER PARISH POLICE JURY'S REQUEST TO DISMANTLE THE BURN CHAMBER AT CAMP MINDEN

(Commissioner Linn)
11.XVI.

Authorize Resolution No. 31 of 2017

A RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING AND SUPPORTING APRIL 2-8, 2017, AS NATIONAL CRIME VICTIMS' RIGHTS WEEK, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Bowman and Middleton)
11.XVII.

Authorize Resolution No. 32 of 2017

A RESOLUTION URGING AND REQUESTING THE STATE OF LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT TO PROCEED EXPEDITIOUSLY WITH THE JIMMIE DAVIS BRIDGE PROJECT, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Linn)
11.XVIII.

Authorize Resolution No. 33 of 2017

A RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING AND SUPPORTING APRIL AS NATIONAL AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Gage-Watts and Lyndon B. Johnson)
11.XIX.

Authorize Special Proclamation for National Service Recognition Day

SPECIAL PROCLAMATION FOR NATIONAL SERVICE RECOGNITION DAY 2017

(Commissioner Jackson)
12.

CONSENT AGENDA

13.

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.