CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION AGENDA
(Virtual)
Streaming at www.facebook.com/parishofcaddo and www.youtube.com/user/parishofcaddois
July 6, 2020
3:30 P.M.


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:


4.I.

Expand Agenda to Consider Authorizing Proposed Ordinance No. 5962 of 2020

AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE MANDATING MASKS OR FACIAL COVERING IN CERTAIN ESTABLISHMENTS AND PUBLIC PLACES; TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF SAME, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.
4.II.

Expand the Agenda to consider Resolution No. 56 of 2020


A RESOLUTION ENACTING A COVID 19 THREAT LEVEL SYSTEM WITHIN CADDO PARISH AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO
5.

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. 

6.

VISITORS:

 

6.I.

Visiting Caddo Parish Constables

Invited Constables: 
Ward 1 (Gilliam)         Constable Paul Sapp

Ward 2 (Oil City)         Constable Barry Purcell
Ward 2 (Vivian)         Constable Tommy Poindexter
Ward 3 (Blanchard)  Constable Gene Presley
Ward 3 (Mooringsport)  Constable Roger Harris
Ward 4 (Shreveport)  Shreveport City Marshall Charlie Caldwell
Ward 5                         Constable Ken Smith
Ward 6                         Constable Kevin McClure
Ward 7                         Constable John McGrew
Ward 8                         Constable Eric Hatfield
Ward 9                         Constable J. Perry Hart


6.II.

Declaration of Independence recital

Ken Krefft by pre-recorded video
(Commissioner Chavez)
7.

REPORTS:

Administrator Report
7.I.

Certificate of Teleconference

7.II.

June 2020 Financials

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. 5961 of 2020

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND RE-ENACTING SECTIONS 4-61 AND 4-61.1 AND ENACTING SECTIONS 4-63, 4-64, AND 4-65, ALL OF CHAPTER FOUR OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE PARISH OF CADDO, PERTAINING TO PERMITS FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE HANDLING CARDS, AND OTHERWISE PERTAINING THERETO.

(Commissioner Hopkins)


11.II.

Authorize Resolution No. 51 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

(Districts 1 & 2)
11.III.

Authorize Resolution No. 52 of 2020

A RESOLUTION URGING AND REQUESTING AREA REALTORS TO INFORM PROSPECTIVE BUYERS OF PROPERTY STANDARDS ORDINANCES, RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS, AND NEIGHBORHOOD AND HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS OBLIGATIONS AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Commissioner Epperson)
11.IV.

Authorize Resolution No. 53 of 2020

A RESOLUTION OF FINAL ACCEPTANCE OF STATE PROJECT NO. H.013389.6, REGARDING CADDO PARISH BICYCLIST AWARENESS SIGNAGE, CADDO PARISH AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Public Works)
11.V.

Authorize Resolution No. 54 of 2020

A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING JULY, 2020 AS PARKS AND RECREATION MONTH IN CADDO PARISH AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Parks and Recreation) 
11.VI.

Authorize Resolution 55 of 2020

A RESOLUTION URGING AND REQUESTING CADDO PARISH RESIDENTS TO WEAR MASKS AND MAINTAIN APPROPRIATE SOCIAL DISTANCING WHILE INTERACTING WITH MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Commissioner Gage-Watts & Commissioner Young)
11.VII.

Authorize Appoinment to the Zoning Board of Appeals Term to Expire 04.10.23

Authorize appointment of Huey Horn to the Zoning Board of Appeals. Terms to expire April 10, 2023.

(Commissioner Atkins)
11.VIII.

Authorize Reappointment to the North Caddo Medical Center Board

Authorize reappointments of Ronnie Festavan and David L. Norman to the North Caddo Medical Center Board. Terms to expire July 18, 2026.

(Commissioner Hopkins)
11.IX.

Authorize Special Proclamation for CPAS Volunteers & Fosters

11.X.

Authorize Special Resolution of Appreciation to Muriel Burns

RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION TO RETIRING ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF JUVENILE SERVICES MURIEL BURNS

(Commissioner Taliaferro)
11.XI.

Authorize Special Resolution Of Remembrance for Dr. Charley M. Lester, Jr.

RESOLUTION OF RECOGNITION AND REMEMBRANCE FOR DR. CHARLEY M. LESTER, JR.

(Commissioner Jackson & Commissioner Johnson)
11.XII.

Authorize Special Resolution of Recognition for Sophia Nicolosi

A RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING  MS. SOPHIA NICOLOSI WHO REPRESENTED LOUISIANA IN THE 63rd  DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMAN OF AMERICA COMPETITION. 
(Commissioner Taliaferro)
12.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

13.

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. 

14.

CONSENT AGENDA:

14.I.

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)

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.