CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION AGENDA
Streaming at
www.caddo.org
JANUARY 2, 2019
9:00 A.M.
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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.

COMMISSION REMARKS

Communiques, reports and other items related to Work Session Agenda.

NOTE: Commissioners will elect Officers at January 3rd Regular Session
9.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

 

10.

OLD BUSINESS:

11.

NEW BUSINESS:

11.I.

Zoning Case P-35-18 in regards to Ordinance No. 5839 of 2019

AMENDING THE ZONING OF PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF GREENWOOD ROAD, APPROXIMATELY 1,600 FEET WEST OF BROADACRES ROAD, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM R-A, RURAL AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT, TO I-1, LIGHT INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT

(District 12)

11.II.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5840 of 2019

AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $350,983 TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE E. EDWARD JONES HOUSING TRUST FUND

(Commissioner Jackson)

11.III.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5841 of 2019

AUTHORIZING EMERGENCY AID TO THOSE WHO WERE AFFECTED BY THE APRIL 2018 TORNADOES

(Commissioners Lyndon Johnson, Bowman, Jackson, and Gage-Watts)

11.IV.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5842 of 2019

AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR SHOWTIME BOXING EVENT

(Commissioners Dominick and Lyndon Johnson)

11.V.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5843 of 2019

AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND TO CANCEL THE $125,000 APPROPRIATION FOR NLEP

(Commissioner Lyndon Johnson)

11.VI.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5844 of 2019

AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE GENERAL FUND AND THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND TO TRANSFER THE $125,000 APPROPRIATION FOR NLEP TO THE MPC

(Commissioner Linn)

11.VII.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5845 of 2019

AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE GENERAL FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR CRIME PREVENTION AND CITIZEN PARTICPATION

(Commissioners Lyndon Johnson and Gage-Watts)

11.VIII.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5846 of 2019

AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE PROVIDENCE HOUSE

(Commissioners Lyndon Johnson and Gage-Watts)

11.IX.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5847 of 2019

AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE CEDAR GROVE CDC

(Commissioner Jackson)

11.X.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5848 of 2019

AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND AND THE RIVERBOAT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,000 ($10,000 – ED and $5,000 – RB) TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR GRACE COMMUNITY

(Commissioner Jackson)

11.XI.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5849 of 2019

TO CLOSE AND ABANDON A PORTION OF A ROAD DEDICATION IN SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 16 NORTH, RANGE 14 WEST, IN THE PARISH OF CADDO

(District 10)

11.XII.

Authorize Resolution No. 1 of 2019

TO REQUEST THE LEGISLATURE TO ACCELERATE THE REPAVING OF THE JIMMIE DAVIS BRIDGE

(Commissioner Middleton)

11.XIII.

Authorize Resolution No. 2 of 2019

TO AUTHORIZE THE PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO TERMINATE THE CONTRACT WITH NLEP FOR A DESIGNATED CADDO PARISH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PERSON

(Commissioner Linn)

11.XIV.

Authorize Appointment to the Caddo Parish Fire District # 4 Board

Authorize Appointment of Mr. Greg Sims to the Caddo Parish Fire District Board, to fill the unexpired term of Mr. Ron Loyd, who has resigned; term to expire 12-4-2020.

(District 11)
12.

COMMUNIQUES/COMMITTEE REPORTS:

13.

CITIZENS COMMENTS (late arrivals)

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

14.

CONSENT AGENDA

14.I.

Ordinance No. 5834 of 2018

AMENDING THE 2018 BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND TO REDUCE THE APPROPRIATION FOR RIVERBOAT REVENUES BY $100,000

(Finance Department)

14.II.

Ordinance No. 5838 of 2018

TO ENACT SECTION 32-46.1 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATIVE TO PARISH BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS TO GENERALLY REGULATE ACTIVITY AND TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN ACTS ON OR ABOUT PARISH BUILDINGS

(Administration)

15.

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.