CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION AGENDA
Streaming at
www.caddo.org
MAY 6, 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. Carolyn Tillman, Development Manager, Alzheimer's Association of Northwest Louisiana

Discussing the effects of Alzheimer’s on our population and programs to assist caregivers

(Commissioner Cawthorne) 
7.

REPORTS:

Administrator Report

8.

COMMISSION REMARKS

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

 

9.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

 

10.

OLD BUSINESS:

11.

NEW BUSINESS:

11.I.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5875 of 2019

TO SET THE GENERAL PURPOSE MILLAGES AND SPECIAL PURPOSE MILLAGES AND TO INSTRUCT THE TAX ASSESSOR TO INCLUDE SAID MILLAGES ON THE TAX ROLL OF THE PARISH OF CADDO FOR THE YEAR 2019

(Finance)

11.II.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5876 of 2019

TO ADOPT THE VALUES FIXED, OR TO BE FIXED BY THE LOUISIANA TAX COMMISSION ON ALL ASSESSMENTS FOR RAILWAYS AND OTHER PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATIONS, AND TO INSTRUCT THE ASSESSOR TO EXTEND SUCH ASSESSMENTS AND VALUES ON THE TAX ROLL OF THE PARISH OF CADDO FOR THE YEAR 2019

(Finance)

11.III.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5877 of 2019

SETTING THE ASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY CLASSIFIED AS TIMBERLANDS AND TO INSTRUCT THE ASSESSOR TO INCLUDE SAID ASSESSMENT ON THE TAX ROLL OF THE PARISH OF CADDO FOR THE YEAR 2019

(Finance)

11.IV.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5878 of 2019

SETTING THE PARISH MILLAGE FOR THE PURPOSE OF PAYING PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST, DUE IN 2019 ON OUTSTANDING PARISH BOND ISSUES AND TO INSTRUCT THE ASSESSOR TO INCLUDE SAID MILLAGE ON THE TAX ROLL OF THE PARISH OF CADDO FOR THE YEAR 2019

 

(Finance)

11.V.

Authorize Resolution No. 31 of 2019

TO AUTHORIZE THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE LOUISIANA COMPLIANCE QUESTIONNAIRE

(Finance)

11.VI.

Authorize Resolution No. 32 of 2019

SUPPORTING THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE CENTER FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND WELLNESS ON THE LSU HEALTH SHREVEPORT CAMPUS

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)

11.VII.

Authorize Resolution No. 33 of 2019

URGING THE LOUISIANA STATE LEGISLATURE TO REPEAL STATE OVERREACH INTO LOCAL CONTROL OF WORKER PROTECTION POLICIES

(Commissioner Jackson)

11.VIII.

Authorize Resolution No. 34 of 2019

SUPPORTING THE ADDITION OF SHREVEPORT, CADDO PARISH SITES TO THE U.S. CIVIL RIGHTS TRAIL

(Commissioner Jackson)

11.IX.

Authorize Resolution No. 35 of 2019

URGING AND REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO NOT ADOPT AN IMMIGRATION POLICY WHICH WOULD RESULT IN THE SEPARATION OF CHILDREN FROM THEIR PARENTS

(Commissioner Linn)

11.X.

Authorize Resolution No. 36 of 2019

DECLARING MAY 22, 2019 AS NATIONAL MARITIME DAY

 (Commissioners Gage-Watts and Middleton)

11.XI.

Authorize appointment to the Ward II Industrial District Board

Appoint Mr. James Lacaze to the Ward II Industrial District Board, to replace Dr. Stephen Taylor.
Unanimous vote to nominate by the Vivian Town Council on Monday, April 8, 2019.

(Dominick)
11.XII.

Authorize appointment to the Caddo Parish Animal Services Board

Appoint Mrs. Loraine Guerrero to the Caddo Parish Animal Service Board to replace Mr. John D. Brock whose appointment term expired, new term to expire January 1, 2023.

(Parish Administrator)


11.XIII.

Authorize Ms. Pam Atchison, SRAC Executive Director, as visitor for Regular Session

Caddo Common Presentation

(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. 5868 of 2019 in regards to Zoning Case P-9-19

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)
14.II.

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)

14.III.

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)

14.IV.

Ordinance No. 5872 of 2019

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

(Public Works)

14.V.

Ordinance No. 5873 of 2019

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

(Public Works)

14.VI.

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)

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.