CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
REGULAR SESSION TELECONFERENCE MEETING AGENDA
(Virtual)
March 4th, 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 03.04.21

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.

A Moment in Black History

Marshall Nelson, Guest of Commissioner Cawthorne
6.II.

Southern University Law Center’s Off-Campus Instructional Site (OCIS) Team

(Commissioner Jackson)
6.III.

Patriotic Music

(Commissioner Cawthorne)
7.

ADOPT REGULAR SESSION MINUTES:

7.I.

Regular Session Minutes February 4, 2021

7.II.

Special Session Minutes February 22, 2021

8.

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS:


8.I.

Special Resolution Honoring Local Pioneering African Americans In Law Enforcement

(Commissioner Cawthorne)
8.II.

Special Resolution Of Appreciation And Recognition For Hall Builders, Inc.

(Commissioner Johnson)
8.III.

Special Resolution Of Appreciation And Recognition For CNC Oil Field Services and Bulldog Oilfield Services

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)
8.IV.

Special Proclamation for Ernestine Thompson

(Commissioner Johnson)
9.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Administration response to information requests from Commissioners
10.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

11.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ZONING ORDINANCES & CASES:

 

12.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES:

 

12.I.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6030 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE DECLARING THE INTENT OF THE PARISH UNDER LA.R.S.
47:2236 TO ACQUIRE FULL OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN FIVE PARCELS, NAMELY
LOT 5, BLOCK 14, WEST END SUBDIVISION, SHREVEPORT (GEO. NO. 171402-
052-0005-00 ); LOT 11, BLOCK 14, WEST END SUBDIVISION, SHREVEPORT
(GEO. NO.171402-052-0011-00); LOT 10, BLOCK 14, WEST END SUBDIVISION,
SHREVEPORT (GEO. NO. 171402-052-0010-00); LOT 20 AND THE EAST HALF OF
LOT 21, BLOCK 1, CURRIE SUBDIVISION, SHREVEPORT (GEO. NO. 171402-021-
0020-00) AND LOT 7, BLOCK 9, CURRIE SUBDIVISION, SHREVEPORT (GEO. NO.
171402-029-0007-00), AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
PUBLIC HEARING MARCH 4, 2021

(Commissioner Jackson)

12.II.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6032 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO ACCEPT AN ADDITIONAL 375 FEET OF THE DEDICATION OF
PAXTON ROAD INTO THE PARISH OF CADDO ROAD SYSTEM, AND TO
OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
PUBLIC HEARING MARCH 4, 2021

(District 10) 

12.III.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6033 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF SURPLUS FLEET VEHICLES AND
EQUIPMENT OWNED BY THE PARISH OF CADDO AND TO OTHERWISE
PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
PUBLIC HEARING MARCH 4, 2021

(Commissioner Hopkins) 

12.IV.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6034 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND
EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,000 TO
PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE NORWELA COUNCIL, BOY SCOUTS OF
AMERICA AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
PUBLIC HEARING MARCH 4, 2021

(Commissioner Gage-Watts & Jackson) 

13.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for final passage):

14.

ORDINANCES (for final passage):

14.I.

Ordinance No. 5961 Of 2020

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND RE-ENACTING SECTIONS 4-61 AND 4-61.1 AND ENACTING SECTIONS 4-63, 4-64, AND 4-65, ALL OF CHAPTER FOUR OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE PARISH OF CADDO, PERTAINING TO PERMITS FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE HANDLING CARDS, AND OTHERWISE PERTAINING THERETO.

(Commissioner Hopkins)

CLERK’S NOTE: This ordinance was introduced on July 9, 2020; and its public hearing was held on October 8, 2020. Due to teleconference limitations it didn't come back up until December 2020, and it was then postponed to the 2nd meeting in February.
14.II.

Ordinance No. 6030 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE DECLARING THE INTENT OF THE PARISH UNDER LA.R.S.
47:2236 TO ACQUIRE FULL OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN FIVE PARCELS, NAMELY
LOT 5, BLOCK 14, WEST END SUBDIVISION, SHREVEPORT (GEO. NO. 171402-
052-0005-00 ); LOT 11, BLOCK 14, WEST END SUBDIVISION, SHREVEPORT
(GEO. NO.171402-052-0011-00); LOT 10, BLOCK 14, WEST END SUBDIVISION,
SHREVEPORT (GEO. NO. 171402-052-0010-00); LOT 20 AND THE EAST HALF OF
LOT 21, BLOCK 1, CURRIE SUBDIVISION, SHREVEPORT (GEO. NO. 171402-021-
0020-00) AND LOT 7, BLOCK 9, CURRIE SUBDIVISION, SHREVEPORT (GEO. NO.
171402-029-0007-00), AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
PUBLIC HEARING MARCH 4, 2021

(Commissioner Jackson)

14.III.

Ordinance No. 6032 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO ACCEPT AN ADDITIONAL 375 FEET OF THE DEDICATION OF
PAXTON ROAD INTO THE PARISH OF CADDO ROAD SYSTEM, AND TO
OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
PUBLIC HEARING MARCH 4, 2021

(District 10) 

14.IV.

Ordinance No. 6033 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF SURPLUS FLEET VEHICLES AND
EQUIPMENT OWNED BY THE PARISH OF CADDO AND TO OTHERWISE
PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
PUBLIC HEARING MARCH 4, 2021

(Commissioner Hopkins) 

14.V.

Ordinance No. 6034 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND
EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,000 TO
PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE NORWELA COUNCIL, BOY SCOUTS OF
AMERICA AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
PUBLIC HEARING MARCH 4, 2021

(Commissioner Gage-Watts & Jackson) 

15.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

15.I.

Introduce Ordinance 6037 Of 2021 In Relation To Zoning Case 20-22-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 NORTHEAST AND SOUTHEAST CORNERS OF DIXIE SHREVEPORT HIGHWAY AND 1-220, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM 1-2, HEAVY INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT AND NA, NATURAL AREAS DISTRICT TO OS, OPEN SPACE DISTRICT AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 1)
16.

ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

16.I.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6031 Of 2021

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.II.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6035 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE BETTY AND LEONARD PHILLIPS DEAF ACTION CENTER AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Young)
16.III.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6036 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2020 BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND TO REDUCE THE APPROPRIATION FOR RIVERBOAT REVENUE BY $300,000

(Administration)
16.IV.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6038 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION of $250,000 FOR MENTAL HEALTH AGENCIES AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Johnson)
16.V.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6041 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR RIVERBOAT FUND AND THE OIL AND GAS FUND  IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION TO NORTHWEST LOUISIANA FOOD BANK AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Johnson)
16.VI.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6042 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED EXPENDITURES FOR THE E EDWARD JONES HOUSING TRUST FUND AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Jackson)
16.VII.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6043 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE E EDWARD JONES HOUSING TRUST FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS RECEIVED FROM THE US TREASURY FOR THE EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Jackson & Administration)
17.

WORK SESSION MINUTES:

17.I.

Work Session Minutes March 1, 2021

18.

RESOLUTIONS:

18.I.

Resolution No. 28 of 2021

A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Jackson)
18.II.

Resolution No. 29 of 2021

A RESOLUTION SUBMITTING TO GOVERNOR JOHN BEL EDWARDS A NAME FOR APPOINTMENT FOR MEMBERSHIP ON THE RED RIVER WATERWAY COMMISSION
(Commissioner Johnson)
19.

OLD BUSINESS:

20.

NEW BUSINESS:





20.I.

Reappointments To The Caddo Parish Animal Services Board

Authorize the Reappointment of Sarah Walton and Lorraine Guerrero to the Caddo
Parish Animal Services Board. Terms to expire 01/01/25

(Administration)
20.II.

Appointment To The Caddo Parish Animal Services Board (Commission To Appoint One)

Appointment of Constance Griffin to the Caddo Parish Animal Services
Board to replace Alfred Barrow as the appointee who is the Health Unit
Representative. Term to expire 01/01/23

(Administration)

20.III.

Appointment To The Caddo Parish Animal Services Board (Commission To Appoint One)

Appointment of Bryan Molitor to the Caddo Parish Animal Services Board
to replace Margaret Bird as the appointee who is a Parish resident. Term to expire
01/01/23

(Administration) 

20.IV.

Appointment To The Lakeview Water System Board (Commission To Appoint One)

(Commissioner Johnson)
20.V.

Authorize the Parish Administrator to draft Letter of Support for Project C

(Commissioner Cawthorne & Jackson)
21.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

22.

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. 
23.

Caddo Animal Service Board Appeal- Case No. C06106204- Allen

24.

ADJOURN:


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