CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
REGULAR TELECONFERENCE MEETING AGENDA
(Virtual)
January 21, 2021
3:30 P.M.
Streaming at www.facebook.com/parishofcaddo & www.youtube.com/user/parishofcaddois
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


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:

4.I.

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

 (Commission Clerk's Office)
4.I.i.

Certificate for Teleconference 01.21.21

5.

CITIZENS COMMENTS:

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. 



6.

VISITORS:

7.

ADOPT REGULAR SESSION MINUTES:

7.I.

Regular Session Minutes January 7, 2021

8.

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS:


8.I.

Special Resolution of Recognition and Appreciation for the Calvary Baptist Cavaliers

(Commissioner Taliaferro and Chavez)
8.II.

Special Resolution of Remembrance to Whayland Harvel W.H. Greene


(Commissioner Hopkins)
8.III.

Special Resolution Acknowledging the Winners of the Domestic Violence Trey Hutchison Award for 2020

(Commissioner Taliaferro)
8.IV.

Special Resolution of Recognition and Appreciation for Mrs. Bessie Smith

(Commissioner Jackson)
8.V.

Special Resolution of Recognition for Louisianan of the Year Bob Thames

(Commissioner Chavez)
Documents:
  1. Bob Thames SR.pdf
8.VI.

Special Resolution of Appreciation and Recognition for Timmy Lane

(Commissioner Chavez)
8.VII.

Special Resolution of Recognition & Appreciation proclaiming Sunday, January 31, 2021 as Louisiana National Guard Day

Special Resolution of Recognition & Appreciation proclaiming Sunday, January 31, 2021 as Louisiana National Guard Day in Caddo Parish

(Commissioner Epperson)
9.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Administration response to information requests from Commissioners
9.I.

Master Plan Update

10.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

11.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ZONING ORDINANCES & CASES:

 

11.I.

Public Hearing on Ordinance 6021 of 2021 in relation to Zoning Case 20-15-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 On The East Corner Of Ellerbe Road And Stewart Drive, Caddo Parish, La., From R-1-7, Single-Family Residential District To C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District, And To Otherwise Provide With Respect Thereto
(District 10)
11.II.

Public Hearing on Ordinance 6022 of 2021 in relation to Zoning Case 20-12-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 On The North Side Of N. Market Street Approximately One Thousand One Hundred Sixty Five Feet Northwest Of Roy Road Extension, Caddo Parish, La., From R-A, Rural Agriculture District To C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District, And To Otherwise Provide With Respect Thereto
(District 2)
11.III.

Public Hearing on Ordinance 6023 of 2021 in relation to Zoning Case 20-16-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 On The East Side Of Greenwood Springridge Road, Approximately Seven Hundred Feet North Of Meadow Creek Drive, Caddo Parish, La., From R-A, Rural  Agriculture District To R-A (Pud), Rural Agriculture Planned Unit Development District, And To Otherwise Provide With Respect Thereto
(District 12)
12.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES:

 

13.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for final passage):

13.I.

Ordinance 6021 of 2021 in relation to Zoning Case 20-15-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 On The East Corner Of Ellerbe Road And Stewart Drive, Caddo Parish, La., From R-1-7, Single-Family Residential District To C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District, And To Otherwise Provide With Respect Thereto
(District 10)
13.II.

Ordinance 6022 of 2021 in relation to Zoning Case 20-12-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 On The North Side Of N. Market Street Approximately One Thousand One Hundred Sixty Five Feet Northwest Of Roy Road Extension, Caddo Parish, La., From R-A, Rural Agriculture District To C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District, And To Otherwise Provide With Respect Thereto
(District 2)
13.III.

Ordinance 6023 of 2021 in relation to Zoning Case 20-16-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 On The East Side Of Greenwood Springridge Road, Approximately Seven Hundred Feet North Of Meadow Creek Drive, Caddo Parish, La., From R-A, Rural  Agriculture District To R-A (Pud), Rural Agriculture Planned Unit Development District, And To Otherwise Provide With Respect Thereto
(District 12)
14.

ORDINANCES (for final passage):

15.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

15.I.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6024 Of 2021 In Relation To Zoning Case 20-11-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 ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF GREENWOOD ROAD AT CALDERWOOD DRIVE, CADDO PARISH, LA, FROM R-A RURAL-AGRICULTURAL ZONING DISTRICT TO C-1 NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL ZONING DISTRICT, C-3 GENERAL COMMERCIAL ZONING DISTRICT, AND I-MU, INDUSTRIAL MIXED USE ZONING DISTRICT AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO 

(District 12)
15.II.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6025 of 2021 In Relation to Zoning Case 20-14-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 ON THE WEST END OF NEWBURN LANE, CADDO PARISH, LA, FROM R-1-12, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT TO R-1-7, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 9)
16.

ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

16.I.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6026 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND VOLUME II OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE PARISH OF CADDO, AS AMENDED, THE CADDO PARISH UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE, TO ESTABLISH R-1-10 SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL ZONING DISTRICT BY AMENDING ARTICLE 3, ZONING DISTRICTS AND ZONING MAP; BY AMENDING ARTICLE 4, ZONING DISTRICTS; BY AMENDING ARTICLE 5, USES; BY AMENDING ARTICLE 7, REGARDING THE ON-SITE DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS; BY AMENDING ARTICLE 9, SIGN REGULATIONS; BY AMENDING ARTICLE 10, LANDSCAPE AND TREE PRESERVATION AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Parish Attorney)
16.II.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6027 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES & EXPENDITURES FOR THE GENERAL FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION TO THE ONE HUNDRED MEN OF SHREVEPORT FOR FUNDS REMAINING AT DECEMBER 31, 2020 TO PROVIDE COVID-19 TESTING AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Cawthorne)
16.III.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6028 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF $21,000 FOR THE SALVATION ARMY’S MERKLE CENTER OF HOPE FOR FUNDS REMAINING AT DECEMBER 31, 2019 AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Jackson)
16.IV.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6029 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND REENACT ARTICLE III OF CHAPTER 19 RELATIVE TO DR. E. EDWARD JONES HOUSING TRUST FUND, TO PROVIDE FOR THE INCLUSION OF GRANTS WITHIN FUNDING SOURCES, TO PROVIDE FOR APPLICATIONS AND AWARD OF GRANTS TO APPROPRIATE RECIPIENTS, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Jackson)
17.

WORK SESSION MINUTES:

17.I.

Work Session Minutes January 19, 2021

18.

RESOLUTIONS:

18.I.

Resolution No. 7 of 2021

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CADDO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO APPROVE THE ASSIGNMENT, BILL OF SALE AND CONVEYANCE OF STATE AGENCY LEASES 20131, 20133 AND 20134 TO ENPOWER RESOURCES, INC., AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 11)
18.II.

Resolution No. 8 of 2021

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CADDO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO REQUEST AND AUTHORIZE THE LOUISIANA STATE MINERAL AND ENERGY BOARD AND THE OFFICE OF MINERAL RESOURCES TO ACCEPT NOMINATIONS AND ADVERTISE FOR OIL, GAS AND MINERAL LEASES, ACCEPT BIDS, AND AWARD AND EXECUTE OIL, GAS AND MINERAL LEASES ON CERTAIN MINERAL INTERESTS OWNED BY THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Districts 1, 2 & 12)
18.III.

Resolution No. 9 of 2021

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ENTITIES TO ADMINISTER THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE  PROGRAM FOR THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Jackson)
18.IV.

Resolution No. 10 of 2021

RESOLUTION URGING NACO TO ADOPT A POLICY RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE 117TH CONGRESS TO AMEND SOCIAL SECURITY ACT TO REINSTATE FEDERAL HEALTH CARE BENEFITS FOR NON-CONVICTED JUSTICE INVOLVEMENT INDIVIDUALS, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Commissioner Jackson and Chavez)
18.V.

Resolution No. 11 of 2021

A RESOLUTION OF THE PARISH OF CADDO URGING AND REQUESTING THE SHREVEPORT/CADDO METROPOLITAN PLANNING COMMISSION TO CONDUCT PUBLIC MEETINGS VIA TELECONFERENCE; AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Epperson)
18.VI.

Resolution No. 12 of 2021

A RESOLUTION URGING AND REQUESTING THE LOUISIANA STATE LEGISLATURE TO AUTHORIZE USE OF BALLOT BOXES AND TO EXTEND THE EARLY VOTING PERIOD AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)
18.VII.

Resolution No. 15 of 2021

A RESOLUTION OF RECOGNITION AND APPRECIATION FOR COVID-19 FRONT LINE WORKERS IN CADDO PARISH

(Commissioners Jackson and Chavez)
18.VIII.

Resolution No. 16 of 2021

A RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING JANUARY AS “CERVICAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH” IN CADDO PARISH

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)
18.IX.

Resolution No. 17 of 2021

A RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING JANUARY AS ‘HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS AND PREVENTION MONTH’ IN CADDO PARISH

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)
18.X.

Resolution No. 18 of 2021

A RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING AND SUPPORTING JANUARY AS NATIONAL STALKING AWARENESS MONTH AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioners Jackson and Gage-Watts)
19.

Resolution No. 19 0f 2021

RESOLUTION TO PLAY PATRIOTIC MUSIC AT THE START OF COMMISSION MEETINGS IN FEBRUARY AND MARCH OF 2021, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Cawthorne)


20.

OLD BUSINESS:

21.

NEW BUSINESS:





21.I.

Confirm Appointment to the Shreve Memorial Library Board

Appointment of Roy Murry to the Shreveport Memorial Library Board to fill the unexpired term of Tom Tebbe who has resigned effective December 31, 2021. Current term expires December 31, 2024. 

(Commissioner Hopkins and Chavez)
22.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

23.

CITIZENS COMMENTS (late arrivals):

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.



24.

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.