CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION TELECONFERENCE AGENDA
MARCH 15, 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:


5.

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

(Commission Clerk's Office)
5.I.

Certificate for Teleconference 03.15.21

6.

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. 


7.

VISITORS:

 

7.I.

Master Plan Update

8.

REPORTS:

Administrator Report
8.I.

Administrator's Report

8.II.

February Financials

Documents:
  1. 02- February.pdf
9.

COMMISSION REMARKS:

Communiques, reports, and other items related to Work Session Agenda. 
10.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

11.

OLD BUSINESS:

 

11.I.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6039 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE OIL AND GAS FUND AND THE CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $75,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION TO ERECT A COVID-19 MEMORIAL AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Covid-19 Memorial Committee)
12.

NEW BUSINESS:

12.I.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6044 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND, THE OIL AND GAS FUND AND THE GENERAL FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF $333,000 TO SUPPORT THE MEDICAL EDUCATION AND EMERGING VIRAL THREATS BUILDING AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Economic Development Committee)
12.II.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6045 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF $50,000 FOR THE PORT CITY FEST, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Economic Development Committee)
12.III.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6046 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ARTICLE III OF CHAPTER 18 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATIVE TO PROVISIONS FOR FLOOD HAZARD PROTECTION, TO MEET REVISED STANDARDS REGARDING CLASS 8 FLOOD STANDARDS IN ACCORDANCE WITH COMMUNITY RATING SYSTEM AND FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY REQUIREMENTS, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Public Works)
12.IV.

Authorize Resolution No. 30 of 2021

A RESOLUTION TO OPT INTO INCREASED BAR CAPACITY WITHIN CADDO PARISH, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.
(Commissioner Johnson) 
12.V.

Authorize Special Proclamation Honoring Volunteer Service During the 2021 Winter Storm Event

12.VI.

Authorize Special Resolution of Appreciation and Recognition for Dr. Sushil Jain

12.VII.

Authorize Administrator to negotiate and explore costs & options related to the Administration and Enforcement of Planning and Zoning Matters in the Unincorporated Areas of the Parish

12.VIII.

Authorize Approval of Inferno Manufacturing to Participate in the Industrial Tax Exemption Program at 115 Ricou St, Shreveport


(Economic Development Committee)

*This item was recommended unanimously during the 3/10/21 Economic Development Committee Meeting
13.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

14.

CITIZENS COMMENTS (late arrivals):

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. 

15.

CONSENT AGENDA:

15.I.

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)
15.II.

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)
15.III.

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)
15.IV.

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)
15.V.

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)
15.VI.

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)
15.VII.

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)
15.VIII.

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)
16.

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.