CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
(Virtual)
June 18, 2020
3:30 P.M.
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This meeting will be available for viewing on the Parish of Caddo's Facebook page via Facebook Live.

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.

CITIZEN COMMENTS (virtual):

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. 
6.

VISITORS:

6.I.

Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond

(Commissioner Epperson)
6.II.

Chancellor John Pierre of Southern University Law Center

(Commissioner Jackson)
7.

ADOPT REGULAR SESSION MINUTES:

7.I.

Regular Session Minutes June 4, 2020

7.II.

Special Session Minutes- Alcohol Hearing June 15, 2020

8.

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS:


9.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Administration response to information requests from Commissioners
9.I.

May 2020 Financials

9.II.

Certificate for Teleconference

10.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

11.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ZONING ORDINANCES & CASES:

 

12.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES:

 

12.I.

Ordinance No. 5959 of 2020

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE OIL AND GAS FUND FOR THE YEAR 2020 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE PURCHASE OF MASK TO COMBAT COVID-19 AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)
13.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for final passage):

14.

ORDINANCES (for final passage):

14.I.

Ordinance No. 5959 of 2020

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE OIL AND GAS FUND FOR THE YEAR 2020 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE PURCHASE OF MASK TO COMBAT COVID-19 AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)
15.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

16.

ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

16.I.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5960 of 2020

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE SALVATION ARMY’S BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB FOR FUNDS REMAINING AT DECEMBER 31, 2019 AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Burrell)
17.

WORK SESSION MINUTES:

17.I.

Ratify Work Session Minutes 06.15.20

18.

RESOLUTIONS:

18.I.

Resolution No. 41 of 2020

A RESOLUTION AMENDING AND REENACTING RESOLUTION 34 OF 2020 OF THE CADDO PARISH COMMISSION ADDING LEGAL AID OF NORTH LOUISIANA TO EXCEPTIONS OF THE SUSPENDED 2020 NGO PROGRAM AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Jackson)



18.II.

Resolution No. 42 of 2020

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CADDO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO REQUEST AND AUTHORIZE THE LOUISIANA STATE MINERAL AND ENERGY BOARD AND THE OFFICE OF MINERAL RESOURCES TO ACCEPT NOMINATIONS AND ADVERTISE FOR OIL, GAS AND MINERAL LEASES, ACCEPT BIDS, AND AWARD AND EXECUTE OIL, GAS AND MINERAL LEASES ON CERTAIN MINERAL INTERESTS OWNED BY THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 1 & 2)
18.III.

Resolution No. 43 of 2020

A RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR THE FEDERAL JUSTICE IN POLICING ACT OF 2020  AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Epperson)
18.IV.

Resolution No. 44 of 2020

A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING JUNE 19TH OF EACH YEAR AS “JUNETEENTH INDEPENDENCE DAY” IN CADDO PARISH, IN RECOGNITION OF JUNE 19, 1865, THE DATE THAT HAS BECOME WIDELY ASSOCIATED WITH THE EMANCIPATION OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Commissioner Jackson)
18.V.

Resolution No. 45 of 2020

A RESOLUTION URGING AND REQUESTING LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES AND HEADS OF GOVERNING BODIES WITHIN CADDO PARISH TO RETRAIN OFFICERS REGARDING CHOKEHOLDS AND RESTRAINTS  AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioners Johnson and Gage-Watts)
18.VI.

Resolution No. 46 0f 2020

A RESOLUTION URGING AND REQUESTING THE LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE TO REVIEW LOUISIANA LAW REGARDING SEXUAL CONDUCT BETWEEN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND DETAINEES, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)
18.VII.

Resolution No. 47 of 2020

A RESOLUTION URGING AND REQUESTING THE STATE LEGISLATURE AND LOCAL CADDO PARISH GOVERNMENTS TO PASS LEGISLATION ADDRESSING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS’ WEARING AND USE OF BODY CAMERAS AND USE OF DASHBOARD CAMERAS, TO ASK ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES WITHIN CADDO PARISH TO ADMINISTRATIVELY IMPLEMENT THE REQUIREMENTS OF SAID LEGISLATION, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDIE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioners Johnson and Gage-Watts)
18.VIII.

Resolution No. 48 0f 2020

A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT'S EFFORTS TO RENAME MILIARY FACILITIES NAMED AFTER CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS AND REMOVE CONFEDERATE SYMBOLS FROM THE CAPITOL THROUGH THE NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT AND OTHER MEANS, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Epperson)
18.IX.

Resolution No. 49 of 2020

A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE RENAMING OF FORT POLK AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Commissioner Epperson)
19.

OLD BUSINESS:

19.I.

Confirm Appointment to the Zoning Board of Appeals

CONFIRM APPOINTMENT TO THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS. TERM TO EXPIRE APRIL 30, 2025. (Commission to Select One)

1. ALAN BERRY
2. HUEY HORN 
3. JAMES CARSTENSEN

(Postponed from May 21st, 2020 Regular Session)


20.

NEW BUSINESS:





20.I.

Confirm Reappointments to Sewerage District No. 8

REAPPOINTMENTS OF MR. MILES TURNER, MR. JACKIE TIPTON, MR. CHARLES R. MERRIMAN, MR. HOWARD CLAYTON, & MRS. ALMA PETTEWAY TO THE SEWERAGE DISTRICT NO. 8 BOARD. TERMS TO EXPIRE 6/19/24.

(Commissioner Lazarus)
21.

CITIZEN COMMENTS (Late arrival) (virtual):

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. 
22.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

23.

ADJOURN:


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