CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
Streaming at
www.caddo.org
JANUARY 17, 2019
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 on any issue other than zoning, please fill out a comment card located in the chamber foyer and return to the President or the Clerk of the Commission.  Individual comments are limited to 3 minutes

               

NOTE:  Citizens who wish to address the Commission on matters relative to public hearings (items listed on the agenda only) will be limited to a cumulative total of 15 minutes each, for or against an issue. Those who wish to speak or make a presentation are asked to select their speakers and address the points they wish considered with this limitation in mind.

6.

VISITORS:

 

7.

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS:

 

8.

ADOPT REGULAR SESSION MINUTES FROM JANUARY 3, 2019

 
9.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:


Administration response to information requests from Commissioners


10.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

11.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ZONING ORDINANCES AND CASES:

11.I.

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

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)

12.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES:

12.I.

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)

12.II.

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)

12.III.

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)

12.IV.

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)

12.V.

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)

13.

ZONING ORDINANCES: (For final passage)

13.I.

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

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)

14.

ORDINANCES: (for final passage)

14.I.

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)

14.II.

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)

14.III.

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)

14.IV.

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)

14.V.

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)

15.

ORDINANCES: (For introduction by title)

 

15.I.

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)

15.II.

Ordinance No. 5850 of 2019

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

(District 3)
15.III.

Ordinance No. 5851 of 2019

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

(District 3)
15.IV.

Ordinance No. 5852 of 2019

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

(District 3)
16.

WORK SESSION MINUTES JANUARY 14, 2019

        RATIFY WORK SESSION MINUTES
17.

RESOLUTIONS:

17.I.

Resolution No. 3 of 2019

TO AUTHORIZE THE PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO ENTER INTO A CEA AND SHARE FEES WITH CAPITAL AREA FINANCE AUTHORITY

(Commissioner Johnson, Jackson, Gage-Watts, Cawthorne, and Middleton)

17.II.

Resolution No. 4 of 2019

TO RELOCATE THE POLLING PLACE FOR PRECINCT 94 FROM SUMMERFIELD ESTATES RETIREMENT CENTER, 9133 BAIRD ROAD, SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA 71118 TO CHRIST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 1204 CRABAPPLE DRIVE

(District 10)

17.III.

Resolution No. 5 of 2019

PROCLAIMING AND SUPPORTING JANUARY AS NATIONAL STALKING AWARENESS MONTH

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)

18.

OLD BUSINESS:

19.

NEW BUSINESS:

19.I.

Approve Travel to Washington D.C. for Lobbying

Approve Commission President to travel January 31-February 2, 2019 to Washington D.C. for lobbying purposes.

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)
19.II.

Confirmation of Sheriff's Appointee to Caddo Parish Communication District No. 1 Board

Confirm Sheriff's nomination of Mr. Clarence A. "Jackie" Lewis to Communications District No. 1 Board, term to expire September 25, 2021.

(Commissioner Middleton)
19.III.

Comfirmation of Reappointment to Fire District No. 6 Board

Confirm reappointment of Mr. Mike McCullough to the Fire District No. 6 Board, term to expire January 1, 2021.

(Commissioner Smith)
19.IV.

Confirmation of Reaapointment to Water District No. 7 Board

Confirm reappointment of Ms. Ann Osment to Water District No. 7 Board, term to expire January 8, 2024.

(Commissioner Smith)
19.V.

Confrimation of City/Parish appointment to the Zoning Board of Appeals

Confirm appointment of Mr. Calvin Austin to the Zoning Board of Appeals to fill vacancy left by the resignation of Mr. Robert Stewart, term expires April 10, 2019. Appointment is Joint City/Parish Appointment.

(Commissioner Linn)
20.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS

21.

CITIZEN COMMENTS (Late Arrivals)

22.

Commission will Convene into Executive Session to discuss litigation

EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS LITIGATION REGARDING THE FOLLOWING CASES:


No. 18-30951, United States Court of Appeal for the 5th Circuit


DOCKET #51-148 CA, 2ND CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEAL
        DOCKET #585,797, FIRST JDC

(Parish Attorney)

23.

ADJOURN:





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