CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
 505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
 PUBLIC NOTICE
 REGULAR SESSION TELECONFERENCE MEETING AGENDA
(VIRTUAL)
January 6, 2022
 3:30 P.M.
Streaming at www.caddo.org & www.facebook.com/parishofcaddo  
1.

ROLL CALL:


Commissioners:   
       


Hopkins                 District 1                       Gage-Watts                District 7


 Johnson                District 2                       Taliaferro                     District 8


 Jackson                District 3                       Atkins                          District 9


 Young                   District 4                       Chavez                        District 10


 Burrell                  District 5                       Lazarus                       District 11


Jones                 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:

4.I.

Potential Agenda Addition: Resolution No. 9 of 2022

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PARISH ATTORNEY’S OFFICE TO REQUEST AN OPINION FROM THE LOUISIANA STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE REGARDING THE AUTHORITY OF THE PARISH COMMISSION FUNCTIONING AS A PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Young)

4.II.

Motion To Approve Consideration Of Items Under La.R.S. 42:17.1 (2/3 Vote Required)

(Commission Clerk's Office)
4.II.i.

Certificate for Teleconference 01.06.22

5.

SELECTION OF CADDO COMMISSION OFFICERS FOR THE YEAR 2022

SELECTION OF CADDO COMMISSION OFFICERS FOR THE YEAR 2020


            President



            Vice-President



            Parliamentarian


(Commission Clerk's Office) 

6.

CITIZENS COMMENTS (Teleconference):



Citizens who wish to address the Commission, please fill out a comment card by clicking HERE and submit to the Commission Clerk’s Office.  Individual comments are limited to 3 minutes and will be read aloud during the Public Comments section of this agenda. Citizens may also address the Committee by calling the Commission Clerk’s Office at (318) 226-6596 during the Public Comments section of this agenda. 



7.

VISITORS:

7.I.

Representatives from the Juvenile Justice Citizens Advisory Committee

8.

ADOPT REGULAR SESSION MINUTES:

8.I.

Regular Session Minutes December 9, 2021

8.II.

Special Session Minutes January 4, 2022

9.

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS:


9.I.

Special Resolution for Louisiana National Guard Day in Caddo Parish

Special Resolution of Recognition & Appreciation Proclaiming Monday, January 31, 2022 as Louisiana National Guard Day in Caddo Parish

(Epperson)

9.II.

Special Resolution of Appreciation and Recognition for Mr. Sunrose "Gay Poppa" Rutledge

(Jackson)

10.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ZONING ORDINANCES & CASES:

 

11.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES:

 

11.I.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6152 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO ACCEPT THE STREETS IN NEW TERRITORY SUBDIVISION UNIT VI INTO THE PARISH OF CADDO ROAD SYSTEM, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 1)


11.II.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6153 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CADDO PARISH PERSONNEL POLICY TO REQUIRE THAT ALL PARISH EMPLOYEES HIRED, APPOINTED OR PROMOTED TO PARISH ATTORNEY, ASSISTANT PARISH ADMINISTRATOR, PARISH ADMINISTRATOR/CEO, DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR OR COMMISSION CLERK, MUST RESIDE IN CADDO PARISH, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Johnson)


12.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for final passage):

13.

ORDINANCES (for final passage):

13.I.

Ordinance No. 6152 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO ACCEPT THE STREETS IN NEW TERRITORY SUBDIVISION UNIT VI INTO THE PARISH OF CADDO ROAD SYSTEM, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 1)


13.II.

Ordinance No. 6153 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CADDO PARISH PERSONNEL POLICY TO REQUIRE THAT ALL PARISH EMPLOYEES HIRED, APPOINTED OR PROMOTED TO PARISH ATTORNEY, ASSISTANT PARISH ADMINISTRATOR, PARISH ADMINISTRATOR/CEO, DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR OR COMMISSION CLERK, MUST RESIDE IN CADDO PARISH, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Johnson)


14.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

15.

ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

15.I.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6155 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000 TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION FOR THE DELTA UPSILON LAMBDA FOUNDATION AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Economic Development Committee) 

15.II.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6156 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000 TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION FOR THE DRESS FOR SUCCESS SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Economic Development Committee)

15.III.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6157 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE PUBLIC WORKS FUND AND THE CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $107,500 TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION TO INSTALL WELCOME SIGNS ON I-49 AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Johnson)

15.IV.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6158 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR FRIENDS IN UNITY AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Economic Development Committee)

15.V.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6159 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000 TO REDUCE THE APPROPRIATION FOR THE PLAYAZ AND PLAYETTES, INC AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Economic Development Committee)

15.VI.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6160 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE OIL AND GAS FUND FOR THE YEAR 2022 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF $109,000 TO PROVIDE CADDO FIRE DISTRICT 7 WITH A PART TIME EMPLOYEE, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Hopkins)

15.VII.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6161 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF UP TO $30,000 FOR RED G ENTERPRISES AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(American Rescue Plan Committee)

15.VIII.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6162 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR COUNSELING IN PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS IN CADDO PARISH AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(American Rescue Plan Committee)

15.IX.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6163 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR YOUTH JUSTICE FOR TRUANCY AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(American Rescue Plan Committee)

15.X.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6164 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR CADDO PARISH JUVENILE COURT AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(American Rescue Plan Committee)

15.XI.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6165 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE E. EDWARD JONES HOUSING TRUST FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR ERAP HOUSING QUALITY INSPECTIONS AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Jackson)

15.XII.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6166 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE E. EDWARD JONES HOUSING TRUST FUND TO ROLL OVER AN EXISTING 2021 APPROPRIATION FOR EVICTION MITIGATION INTO THE 2022 BUDGET AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Jackson)

15.XIII.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6167 of 2022 (Public Hearing set for Feb 3rd Regular Session)

AN ORDINANCE REPEALING SECTION 38-4 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES REGARDING THE SHREVEPORT-CADDO 2030 MASTER PLAN AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Hopkins)

15.XIV.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6168 of 2022 (Public Hearing Set for Feb 3rd Regular Session Meeting)

AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE 6071 OF 2021 RELATIVE TO ESTABLISHMENT OF A PARISH PLANNING COMMISSION AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Hopkins)

15.XV.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6169 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A COOPERATIVE ENDEAVOR AGREEMENT WITH TIM JAMES, INC. RELATIVE TO CONSTRUCTION OF A PRIVATELY OWNED TOLLWAY OVER THE RED RIVER PURSUANT TO LOUISIANA REVISED STATUTE 48:2037, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 9) 

15.XVI.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6170 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE OIL AND GAS FUND FOR THE YEAR 2022 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Johnson)

15.XVII.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6171 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2022 BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE AMERICAN RESUCE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION FOR FIT FOR LIFE MINISTRIES AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Johnson)

15.XVIII.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6172 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2022 BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE E. EDWARD JONES HOUSING TRUST FUND TO PROVIDE APPROPRIATIONS FOR HOUSING PROJECTS AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Jackson)

15.XIX.

Introduction of Ordinance No. 6173 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2022 BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND AND THE OIL AND GAS FUND TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION FOR URBAN SUPPORT AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Gage-Watts)

16.

WORK SESSION MINUTES:

16.I.

Work Session Minutes January 3, 2022

17.

RESOLUTIONS:

17.I.

Resolution No. 1 of 2022

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CADDO COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY, INC. TO ADMINISTER THE HEAD START PROGRAM FOR THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE RESPECT THERETO

(Hopkins)

17.II.

Resolution No. 2 of 2022

A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE  AMENDED 2021 BUDGET AND THE PROPOSED 2022 BUDGET OF THE NORTH LOUISIANA CRIMINALISTICS LAB COMMISSION AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Taliaferro)

17.III.

Resolution No. 3 of 2022

RESOLUTION REQUESTING CONGRESS TO TAKE SUCH ACTIONS AS ARE NECESSARY TO ELIMINATE PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL LAW WHICH REQUIRE VETERANS TO PAY TAXES ON THEIR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Epperson)

17.IV.

Resolution No. 04 of 2022

RESOLUTION SUPPORTING AND REQUESTING A U.S. POSTAGE STAMP BE NAMED IN HONOR OF THE LATE COLONEL STEVEN DEPYSSLER,  AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Epperson)

17.V.

Resolution No. 5 of 2022

A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE LOFTS AT 114 TEXAS PROJECT, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Jackson)

17.VI.

Resolution No. 7 of 2022

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO RETAIN SPECIAL LEGAL COUNSEL AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Parish Attorney)

17.VII.

Resolution No. 8 of 2022

A RESOLUTION REPEALING RESOLUTION NO. 116 OF 2011 RELATIVE TO ADOPTION OF A MASTER PLAN FOR CADDO PARISH AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Hopkins)

18.

OLD BUSINESS:

19.

NEW BUSINESS:





19.I.

Appoint to the Caddo Parish Animal Services Board (Commission to Appoint One)

Appoint Sgt. Gary Bailey to the Caddo Parish Animal Services Board (law enforcement representative) to fill the unexpired term of Dep. Jessica Anderson. Term to expire January 1, 2026. 

(Animal Services)


Documents:
  1. Gary Bailey.pdf
19.II.

Discuss Camera Doorbell Crime Reduction Program for Caddo

(Gage-Watts and Johnson)

20.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Administration response to information requests from Commissioners
20.I.

Administrative Response to information requests from Commissioners

Includes:

November Financials

Updated Demographic information from Data Center

A Representative from Tim James, Inc. 

20.II.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

21.

CITIZENS COMMENTS (late arrivals) (teleconference):

Citizens who wish to address the Commission, please fill out a comment card by clicking HERE and submit to the Commission Clerk’s Office.  Individual comments are limited to 3 minutes and will be read aloud during the Public Comments section of this agenda. Citizens may also address the Committee by calling the Commission Clerk’s Office at (318) 226-6596 during the Public Comments section of this agenda. 



22.

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.