CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
 GOVERNMENT PLAZA CHAMBERS
505 TRAVIS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA 71101
 PUBLIC NOTICE
REGULAR SESSION AGENDA
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January 19, 2022
 3:30 P.M.

 
1.

ROLL CALL:


Commissioners:   
       


Hopkins                 District 1                       Gage-Watts                District 7


 Johnson                District 2                       Cothran                     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. All others, please recite with your hands over your hearts, and we ask that everyone please remember our POW-MIA's as we say the Pledge of Allegiance.

4.

AGENDA ADDITIONS:

4.I.

Potential Agenda Addition: Resolution No. 4 of 2023

A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE RULES AND BY-LAWS OF THE CADDO PARISH COMMISSION TO PROVIDE RULES FOR CHAMBER USE, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Epperson) 

4.II.

Potential Agenda Addition: Resolution No 5 Amending Section IV or Bylaws

Amends section IV of bylaws to add: 

    Citizens of the public who attend meetings shall be seated and maintain decorum at all times before, during, and after commission meetings while in to Government or where a regular or committee meeting is being held. 

    Citizens of the public shall not roam, solicit items of personal economic value, or loiter at any point before, during, or after any Commission meetings.

    Violations to this subject immediate expulsion from Commission Meetings or proceedings at the discretion of the President or subject to majority of the commission present and voting. 

    Any member of the public found in violation of this twice can be barred from in-person attendance for a period of time to be determined by the Commission President or a majority vote of the commission present and voting. 

(Jackson) 

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:

6.I.

Visitors regarding the Community Lighthouse Project

Visitors to include John Henson with the Church for the Highlands, Theron Jackson with Morningstar Baptist Church, and Madison Poche with the Highland Center.

(Young)

6.II.

Visit from Shreveport Green to discuss Litter

(Epperson, Gage-Watts and Jones)

7.

ADOPT REGULAR SESSION MINUTES:

7.I.

Regular Session Minutes from January 5, 2023

7.II.

Special Session Minutes January 12, 2023

8.

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS:


8.I.

Presentation of Special Resolution of Recognition for Dr. James Hobley

(Chavez)

Documents:
  1. SR James Hobley.pdf
8.II.

Presentation of Special Resolution Proclaiming Roy's Kids Day

(Chavez) 

8.III.

Special Resolution of Appreciation for GracePointe Church of the Nazarene and Pastor David Craig

(Epperson & Gage-Watts)  

8.IV.

Special Resolution for Deacon James Murray on his Retirement from Mt. Canaan Baptist Church

(Jackson) 

Documents:
  1. RS James Murray.pdf
8.V.

Special Resolution for Grammy Nominee Kendria Browder Also Known As child.

(Epperson)

9.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Administration response to information requests from Commissioners
10.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

11.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ZONING ORDINANCES & CASES:

 

11.I.

Public Hearing for Ordinance 6299 of 2023 in relation to Case 22-28-P

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND VOLUME II OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE PARISH OF CADDO, AS AMENDED, THE CADDO PARISH UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE, BY AMENDING THE ZONING OF PROPERTY LOCATED EAST SIDE OF MANSFIELD ROAD, APPROXIMATELY 2,100 FEET SOUTH OF KEITHVILLE-KINGSTON ROAD, CADDO PARISH, LOUISIANA, FROM R-A RURAL-AGRICULTURAL ZONING DISTRICT to I-1 LIGHT INDUSTRIAL ZONING DISTRICT, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 11) 

12.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES:

 

12.I.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6300 of 2023

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR RING DOORBELL PROGRAM IN CADDO PARISH AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Gage-Watts)

13.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for final passage):

13.I.

Ordinance 6299 of 2023 in relation to Case 22-28-P

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND VOLUME II OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE PARISH OF CADDO, AS AMENDED, THE CADDO PARISH UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE, BY AMENDING THE ZONING OF PROPERTY LOCATED EAST SIDE OF MANSFIELD ROAD, APPROXIMATELY 2,100 FEET SOUTH OF KEITHVILLE-KINGSTON ROAD, CADDO PARISH, LOUISIANA, FROM R-A RURAL-AGRICULTURAL ZONING DISTRICT to I-1 LIGHT INDUSTRIAL ZONING DISTRICT, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 11) 

14.

ORDINANCES (for final passage):

14.II.

Ordinance No. 6300 of 2023

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR RING DOORBELL PROGRAM IN CADDO PARISH AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Gage-Watts)

15.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

16.

ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

16.I.

Introduce of Ordinance No. 6302 of 2023

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 19-31 AND 19-51 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, RELATIVE TO PURCHASE OF ADJUDICATED PROPERTY FOR ECONOCMIC DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING, TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE PURHCASER’S PLAN OF WORK BE SUPPORTED BY THE CITY OF SHREVEPORT'S OFFICE OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Jackson)

16.II.

Introduce Ordinance 6304 of 2023

An ordinance providing for the incurring of debt and issuance of Twenty Million Dollars ($20,000,000) of General Obligation Bonds, Series 2023, of Caddo Parish, Louisiana; and providing for other matters in connection therewith.

(Administration) 

17.

WORK SESSION MINUTES:

17.I.

Work Session Minutes January 17, 2023

18.

RESOLUTIONS:

18.I.

Resolution 3 of 2023

A Resolution To Request the Parish Planning and Zoning Commission to create a R-1-43 district/zone

(Johnson)

Documents:
  1. Res 3 of 2023.pdf
19.

OLD BUSINESS:

20.

NEW BUSINESS:





20.I.

Appoint a member to the Industrial Development Board

Appoint a replacement to fill the unexpired term of LaSonya Moore, who recently resigned. Term to expire 8-22-2027

- John Lorick (Atkins)

- Sheila Wimberly (Gage-Watts)

20.II.

Reappoint Member to Waterworks District 7

Authorize Reappointment of Steven Mikovich to the Waterworks District 7 Board. Term to Expire 1-8-28

(Lazarus) 

20.III.

Discussion of Crime Lab Funding

(Epperson) 

20.IV.

Request Personnel Policy Committee to review and make recommendations regarding By Law amendment to include procedures for selection and voting for interim Commissioners

(Epperson)

20.V.

Request Personnel Policy Committee to review and make recommendations regarding By Law amendment to include Procedures for Voting for Commission Officers

(Epperson) 

21.

COMMUNIQUES AND REPORTS:


 

22.

CITIZEN COMMENTS (Late Arrivals)

23.

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.