CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
(Virtual)
July 9, 2020
3:30 P.M.
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This meeting will be available for live viewing on the Parish of Caddo's Facebook Page as well as the Caddo Parish YouTube channel. 
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.

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:

7.

ADOPT REGULAR SESSION MINUTES:

7.I.

Regular Session Minutes June 18, 2020

7.II.

Special Session Minutes- Resolution No. 50 of 2020 July 2, 2020

7.III.

Special Session Minutes- Ordinance No. 5962 and Resolution No. 56 July 8, 2020

8.

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS:


8.I.

Adopt Special Proclamation for CPAS Volunteers & Fosters

Documents:
  1. SR CPAS.pdf
8.II.

Adopt Special Resolution of Appreciation to Muriel Burns

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

(Commissioner Taliaferro)
Documents:
  1. SR Muriel Burns.pdf
8.III.

Adopt 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)
8.IV.

Adopt 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)
Documents:
  1. SR Nicolosi.pdf
9.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Administration response to information requests from Commissioners
9.I.

Certificate for Teleconference 07.09.20

9.II.

Confederate Monument Petition

(Commissioner Epperson)
Documents:
  1. 722020petition.pdf
10.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

11.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ZONING ORDINANCES & CASES:

 

12.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES:

 

12.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)

12.II.

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.
(Commissioners Gage-Watts, Jackson, Johnson & Young)
13.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for final passage):

14.

ORDINANCES (for final passage):

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)

14.II.

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.
(Gage-Watts, Jackson, Johnson & Young)
15.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

16.

ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

16.I.

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)


17.

WORK SESSION MINUTES:

17.I.

Work Session Minutes July 6, 2020

18.

RESOLUTIONS:

18.I.

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)
18.II.

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)
18.III.

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)
18.IV.

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) 
18.V.

Resolution No. 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)
18.VI.

Resolution No. 56 of 2020


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

OLD BUSINESS:

20.

NEW BUSINESS:





20.I.

Confirm Appointment to the Zoning Board of Appeals

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

(Commissioner Atkins)
20.II.

Confirm Reappointments 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)
21.

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. 

22.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

23.

ADJOURN:


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