CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION AGENDA
Streaming at
www.caddo.org
MAY 16, 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.

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:


8.I.

NOTICE OF INTENT

Notice is hereby given that the Caddo Parish Commission of Caddo Parish, Louisiana (the “Parish”), plans to consider ordinances to adopt (levy) the Parish’s ad valorem tax millages for properties within the Parish of Caddo, at the meeting on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. at the Government Plaza Building, 505 Travis Street, Shreveport, Louisiana.  At this meeting, the Parish will consider adoption of its General Purpose Millages, Special Purpose Millages, and Debt Service Millage.  The Parish will also consider adoption of the values fixed or to be fixed by the Louisiana Tax Commission on all assessments for railways and other public service corporations and consider setting the assessments of property classified as timberlands.


8.II.

Notification of Alcohol Beverage Sales to Minors

Alcohol Beverage Hearing set for June 6, 2015, 2:15 p.m.
9.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:


10.

OLD BUSINESS:

10.I.

Ordinance No. 5570 of 2016

AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $475,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR A SEWER PROJECT FOR THE TOWN OF GREENWOOD AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
FOR RECONSIDERATION 

                         (Bowman)
11.

NEW BUSINESS:

11.I.

Zoning Case P-5-16 in regards to Ordinance No. 5583 of 2016

AMENDING AND REENACTING CHAPTER 54 OF THE CADDO PARISH CODES OF ORDINANCES CONCERNING SITE PLAN REVIEW AND TO OTHERWISE RESPECT THERETO 

                        (All Parish Districts)

11.II.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5584 of 2016

AMENDING THE CADDO PARISH CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATIVE TO THE SALE OF ADJUDICATED PROPERTY TO ENACT DIVISION 3 OF ARTICLE V, CHAPTER 2 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES ESTABLISHING A PROCEDURE FOR THE SALE OF SUCH PROPERTY PURSUANT TO LA.R.S. 47:2201, ET SEQ., AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

                        (Administration)
11.III.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No 5585 of 2016

AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE CEDAR GROVE CDC AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

                        (Commissioner Jackson)
Documents:
  1. Cedar Grove CDC.pdf
11.IV.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5586 of 2016

AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE OIL AND GAS FUND, THE CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND, AND THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND TO APPROPRIATE $100,000 FOR A JOINT SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM AND CRIME REDUCTION/PREVENTION ACTIVITIES AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO         

                        (Commissioner Jackson)

11.V.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5587 of 2016

AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE OIL AND GAS FUND AND THE CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $300,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR A MONUMENT HONORING THE U.S.S. GOLET AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

                        (Commissioner Epperson)
Documents:
  1. 5587 USS Golet.pdf
11.VI.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5588 of 2016

AUTHORIZE THE PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO EXECUTE A NEW COOPERATIVE ENDEAVOR AGREEMENT WITH CADDO WARD II INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION CONCERNING  MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF PARISH OWNED PROPERTY KNOWN AS A INDUSTRIAL PARK, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

                        (District 1)
11.VII.

Authorize Resolution No. 40 of 2016

AUTHORIZING THE TERMINATION OF OUTSIDE COUNSEL CONTRACT IN FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT DOCKET NO. 583, 388, EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2016, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

                        (Commissioner Middleton)
11.VIII.

Authorize Resolution No. 41 of 2016

URGE AND AUTHORIZE MEDIATION IN FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRCIT COURT DOCKET NO. 583,388, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

                        (Commissioner Middleton)
11.IX.

Authorize Resolution No. 42 of 2016

URGE AND REQUEST FORMER AND SITTING COMMISSIONERS TO IMMEDIATELY REPAY PARISH MATCHING FUNDS THAT WERE DEPOSITED IN THEIR CPERS ACCOUNTS BETWEEN JANUARY 1, 2000 AND APRIL 1, 2015, PLUS INTEREST THEREON, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

                        (Commissioner Middleton)
11.X.

Authorize Resolution No. 43 of 2016

AUTHORIZE THE CADDO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO APPROVE THE ASSIGNMENT, BILL OF SALE AND CONVEYANCE OF STATE LEASE 20279 TO INDIGO RESOURCES, L.L.C., AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

                        (District 1 )

11.XI.

Authorize Resolution No. 44 of 2016

AUTHORIZE THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE LOUISIANA COMPLIANCE QUESTIONNAIRE

                        (Finance)
11.XII.

Authorize Resolution No. 45 of 2016

AUTHORIZING THE PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT WITH ARCHON INFORMATION SYSTEMS, L.L.C, AND THE CITY OF SHREVEPORT RELATIVE TO THE SALE OF ADJUDICATED PROPERTY AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

                        (Administration)
11.XIII.

Authorize Resolution No. 46 of 2016

AUTHORIZING THE PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO EXECUTE AN AMENDMENT TO THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF SHREVEPORT AND OTHER TAXING ENTITIES REGARDING THE SALE OF ADJUDICATED PROPERTY AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

                        (Administration)

11.XIV.

Authorize Resolution No. 47 of 2016

URGE AND REQUEST THE LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE TO CHANGE ENABLING LEGISLATION TO REQUIRE THAT MEMBERS OF THE SHREVEPORT METROPOLITAN PLANNING COMMISSION BE ELECTED BY THE VOTERS, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING THERETO

                        (Commissioner Epperson)
11.XV.

Authorize Robert "Superman" Blount as Visitor for Regular Session

Robert "Superman" Blount, Fit for Life update

                        (Commissioner Johnson)
11.XVI.

Authorize Special Recognition for Mr. Gregory Wilson - Regular Session

Mr. Gregory Wilson, 2016 Water System Operations Specialist of the Year North Award from the Louisiana Rural Water Association

                        (Commissioner Johnson)
11.XVII.

Commission will convene into executive session to discuss litigation

“Executive session to discuss litigation strategy in First District Court Docket #583,388"

                        (Administration)



 

12.

CONSENT AGENDA

12.I.

ZONING CASE APPEAL P-4-16, IN REGARDS TO ORDINANCE NO. 5578 OF 2016, PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF OAK LANE, 230 FEET SOUTH OF MARGARET DRIVE, CADDO PARISH, LA. GARRAD SHEET METAL, APPLICANT/APPELANT

Amending the Zoning of an application which was denied by the MPC, of property located on the west side of Oak lane, 230 feet south of Margaret Drive, Caddo Parish, LA, from R-A(SPI-2), Residence -Agriculture (Industrial Park Overlay) District to R-A-E (SPI-2), Residence-Agriculture/Extended Use (Industrial Park Overlay) District. The MPC voted 6-1 to deny this application. Applicant is appealing MPC decision.

                         (District  2)
12.II.

Ordinance No. 5579 of 2016

PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2016, OF CADDO PARISH, LOUISIANA; AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH.

                        (Finance)
12.III.

Ordinance No. 5580 of 2016

AMENDING AND RE-ENACTING CHAPTER 8, ENTITLED “ANIMALS AND FOWL”, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE PARISH OF CADDO

                        (Animal Services Committee)
12.IV.

Ordinance No. 5581 of 2016

AMENDING THE CADDO PARISH PERSONNEL POLICY TO REQUIRE THAT ALL PARISH EMPLOYEES HIRED, APPOINTED OR PROMOTED TO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR/CEO, ASSISTANT PARISH ADMINISTRATOR, PARISH ATTORNEY, OR COMMISSION CLERK MUST BE RESIDENTS OF CADDO PARISH, AND TO OTHERWISE  PROVIDE  WITH  RESPECT THERETO

                        (Personnel Policy & Procedures Committee)
12.V.

Ordinance No. 5582 of 2016

AN ORDINANCE 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, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO 

                       (Districts 2, 3, 5, 6, & 7)

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.