CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION AGENDA
Streaming at
www.caddo.org
APRIL 1, 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 must fill out a comment card and forward to the President or the Clerk of the Commission

 Comments by any citizen will be limited to 3 minutes

6.

VISITORS:

 

6.I.

Ms. Candice Battiste, Louisiana State Director, Project I.D.

Project I.D.

(Commissioner Chavez)
6.II.

Ms. Monica Wright, Executive Director, Caddo Council on Aging

Update on agency work and programs

(Commissioner Cawthorne)
6.III.

Ms Angela Thomas and Carla Buntyn, Southern University

GED Program presentation - Angela Thomas
Compassion for Lives - Carla Buntyn

(Commissioner Cawthorne)
7.

REPORTS:

Administrator Report

8.

COMMISSION REMARKS

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

Notice of Intent

Notice is hereby given that the Caddo Parish Commission of Caddo Parish, Louisiana (the “Parish”), plans to consider ordinances to adopt (levy) the Parish’s ad valorem tax millages for properties within the Parish of Caddo, at the meeting on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. at the Government Plaza Building, 505 Travis Street, Shreveport, Louisiana.  At this meeting, the Parish will consider adoption of its General Purpose Millages, Special Purpose Millages, and Debt Service Millage.  The Parish will also consider adoption of the values fixed or to be fixed by the Louisiana Tax Commission on all assessments for railways and other public service corporations and consider setting the assessments of property classified as timberlands.

9.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

 

10.

OLD BUSINESS:

11.

NEW BUSINESS:

11.I.

Zoning Case P-4-19 in regards to Ordinance No. 5865 of 2019

AMENDING THE ZONING OF PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LAKESHORE DRIVE AND INTERSTATE TWO TWENTY, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM R-A, RURAL AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT TO R-1-7(PUD), SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT.
(Replaces Ordinance No. 5862 of 2019)

(District 7)

11.II.

Authorize Ordinance No. 5866 of 2019

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

(Appropriations Committee)

11.III.

Authorize Ordinance No. 5867 of 2019

AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE STUFFED SHRIMP FESTIVAL

(Appropriations Committee)

11.IV.

Authorize Resolution No. 19 of 2019

AUTHORIZING THE PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO REQUEST ADMINISTRATIVE CONSULTANT’S PROPOSAL FOR SERVICES

(Administration)

11.V.

Authorize Resolution No. 20 of 2019

AUTHORIZING THE PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO REQUEST ENGINEER'S QUALIFICATIONS STATEMENTS

(Administration)

11.VI.

Authorize Resolution No. 21 of 2019

OPPOSITION OF ALL PROPOSED LEGISLATION THAT TRANSFERS THE ADMINISTRATION AND COLLECTI0N OF LOCAL SALES & USE TAXES TO THE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

(Commissioners Lyndon Johnson and Gage-Watts)


11.VII.

Authorize Resolution No. 22 of 2019

TO RELOCATE POLLING PLACE FOR PRECINCT NO. 139 AND PRECINCT NO. 157 FROM CADDO FIRE DISTRICT 7, STATION 5, 122 CROOM STREET, MOORINGSPORT, LA 71060 TO MOORINGSPORT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GYM, 602 LATIMER STREET, MOORINGSPORT, LA 71060

(District 1)

11.VIII.

Authorize Resolution No. 23 of 2019

PROCLAIMING AND SUPPORTING APRIL AS NATIONAL AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)

11.IX.

Authorize Resolution No. 24 of 2019

PROCLAIMING AND SUPPORTING APRIL AS NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)

11.X.

Authorize Appointment/Reappointment to the Animal Services Board

Authorize the following Appointment/Reappointment to the Animal Services Board:

    1. Dr. Brad Everson       (Veterinarian)                                  (R)

    2. Ms. Catherine Alfred  (Animal Establishment Operator)   (A)   
     
    3. Mr. Alfred Barrow       (Health Unit Representative)          (A)

                   (Commissioner Louis Johnson)
11.XI.

Authorize Special Resolution of Recognition

Special Resolution of Recognition to the following Shreveport/Caddo Parish Civil Rights Activists:
                   Dr. Harry Blake
                   Dr. C.O. Simpkins, Sr.
                   Dr. Louis Pendleton
                   Maxine Sarpy
                   Jesse N. Stone, Jr., Esq.
                   Rev. C.C. McLain
                   Mamie Love Wallace
                   Bernice Smith

 (Commissioners Lyndon Johnson and Gage-Watts )
11.XII.

Authorize Special Resolution to Mr. Chris Opp

Local Community Artist

(Commissioner Chavez)
12.

COMMUNIQUES/COMMITTEE REPORTS:

13.

CITIZENS COMMENTS (late arrivals)

Citizens who wish to address the Commission must fill out a comment card and forward to the President or the Clerk of the Commission

 Comments by any citizen will be limited to 3 minutes

14.

CONSENT AGENDA

14.I.

Ordinance No. 5845 of 2019

AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE GENERAL FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR CRIME PREVENTION AND CITIZEN PARTICPATION
(Delayed from March 17 Regular Session)

(Commissioners Lyndon Johnson and Gage-Watts)
(Long Range Committee)

14.II.

Ordinance No. 5858 of 2019

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES & EXPENDITURES FOR THE GENERAL FUND AND THE CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $45,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR A COSMETOLOGY PROGRAM AT THE RE-ENTRY FACILITY AT CCC
(Public Hearing held March 7, 2019. Delayed for final passage on April 4, 2019)

(Commissioners Gage-Watts and Bowman)

14.III.

Ordinance No. 5862 of 2019 in regards to P-4-19

AMENDING THE ZONING OF PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE SOUTHEST CORNER OF LAKESHORE DRIVE AND INTERSTATE TWENTY, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM R-A, RURAL AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT TO R-1-7(PUD), SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT
(Technical errors in title and description - will need to be pulled from agenda under Final Passage)

(District 7)

14.IV.

Ordinance No. 5863 of 2019 in regards to P-7-19

AMENDING THE ZONING OF PROPERTY LOCATED APPROXIMATELY TWO HUNDRED AND FORTY (240) FEET NORTHWEST OF REGMAR DRIVE, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM R-1-7, SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT TO C-1, NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL DISTRICT


(District 2)

14.V.

Ordinance No. 5864 of 2019

TO CLOSE AND ABANDON A PORTION OF A ROAD DEDICATION AND A PORTION OF AN ALLEY DEDICATION IN THE VILLAGE OF RODESSA

(District 1)

15.

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.