CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION AGENDA
Streaming at
www.caddo.org
APRIL 15, 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:

 

7.

REPORTS:

Administrator Report

8.

COMMISSION REMARKS

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

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-9-19 In Regards to Ordinance No. 5868 of 2019

AMENDING THE ZONING OF PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE THREE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED BLOCK OF OLD MOORINGSPORT ROAD, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM R-A, RURAL AGRICULTURE ZONING DISTRICT TO R-1-7, SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL ZONING DISTRICT

(District 2)
11.II.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5869 of 2019

AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE GENERAL FUND AND THE CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $100,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR A LAW SCHOOL FEASIBILITY STUDY

(Long Range Planning Committee)

11.III.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5870 of 2019

AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR TACO WARS

(Economic Development Committee)

11.IV.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5871 of 2019

TO AMEND ORDINANCE NOS. 5754, 5755, 5757, 5758, 5766, 5783, 5784, 5790, 5799, 5825, 5826, 5827, 5839, 5853, 5856, 5857, AND 5861, RELATIVE TO ZONING MATTERS AND THE UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE, BY AMENDING THE REFERENCE TO UNIFORM DEVELOPMENT CODE TO READ UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE WHEREVER IT APPEARS, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Parish Attorney)

11.V.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5872 of 2019

TO DEEM PROPERTY SURPLUS AND AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY OWNED BY THE PARISH OF CADDO

(Public Works)

11.VI.

Authorize Introduction to Ordinance No. 5873 of 2019

TO DEEM PROPERTY SURPLUS AND AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY OWNED BY THE PARISH OF CADDO

(Public Works)



11.VII.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5874 of 2019

TO AMEND VOLUME II OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE PARISH OF CADDO, AS AMENDED, THE CADDO PARISH UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE, BY AMENDING SECTION 15.1 CODE TEXT AMENDMENT REGARDING THE AMENDMENT PROCESS; BY AMENDING SECTION 16.2 ZONING MAP AMENDMENT REGARDING THE AMENDMENT PROCESS, BY AMENDING SECTION 16.5 ADMINISTRATIVE EXCEPTION TO ZONING REGARDING PROCESS AND STANDARDS, BY AMENDING SECTION 16.6 SITE PLAN REVIEW REGARDING PROCESS AND STANDARDS, BY AMENDING ARTICLE 16 ZONING APPLICATION APPROVAL PROCESSES TO ENACT SECTION 16.11 CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY

(Long Range Planning Committee)

11.VIII.

Authorize Resolution No. 25 of 2019

TO AMEND RESOLUTIONS NO. 27 AND NO. 77 OF 2018 APPROVING CALUMET SHREVEPORT REFINING, LLC AND CALUMENT BRANDED PRODUCTS, LLC FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE INDUSTRIAL TAX EXEMPTION PROGRAM AT 3333 MIDWAY STREET AND 10411 HWY 1, SHREVEPORT OF THE PROJECT SITES

(Administration)

11.IX.

Authorize Resolution No. 26 of 2019

URGING MEMBERS OF THE NORTHWEST LOUISIANA LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION AND THE LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE TO SUPPORT HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION (HCR) 24 RELATIVE TO REQUESTING THE LOUISIANA BOARD OF REGENTS TO STUDY ESTABLISHING A SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY LAW CENTER CAMPUS IN SHREVEPORT

(Commissioner Jackson)

11.X.

Authorize Resolution No. 27 of 2019

TO AMEND THE CADDO PARISH COMMISSION BYLAWS REGARDING STANDING COMMITTEES

(Economic Development Committee)

 

 

11.XI.

Authorize Resolution No. 28 of 2019

A RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING AND SUPPORTING APRIL 14-20 AS "NATIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATOR WEEK" AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Middleton)
11.XII.

Authorize Resolution No. 29 of 2019

DECLARING ‘COUNTY/PARISH HEALTH DAY’ IN CADDO PARISH, LOUISIANA

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)

11.XIII.

Authorize Resolution No. 30 of 2019

DECLARING ‘NATIONAL COUNTY/PARISH GOVERNMENT MONTH’ IN CADDO PARISH, LOUISIANA

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)

11.XIV.

Authorize Reappointment to the Caddo-Bossier Port Commission

Reappoint Mrs. Erica Bryant to the Caddo-Bossier Port Commission Board, term to expire June 30, 2025.

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)
11.XV.

Authorize Special Resolution of Recognition and Remembrance

Resolution of Recognition and Remembrance to Ralph Balentine

(Commissioner Louis Johnson)
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. 5865 of 2019 in regards to P-4-19

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.

(District 7)

14.II.

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)

14.III.

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)

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.