CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION  AGENDA
JULY 19, 2021
3:30 P.M.
Streaming at www.caddo.org &  www.facebook.com/parishofcaddo  





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.

Potential Agenda Addition: Special Resolution for Marco French

(Commissioner Taliaferro)

4.II.

Potential Agenda Addition: Authorize Resolution 59 of 2021

A RESOLUTION REQUESTING CADDO PARISH HOMELAND SECURITY AND THE LOUISIANA NATIONAL GUARD TO ASSIST LOCAL IMMIGRATION MEASURES, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Commissioner Chavez)

5.

CITIZENS COMMENTS:

Citizens who wish to address the Commission on any issue other than zoning, please fill out a comment card located in the chamber foyer and return to the President or the Clerk of the Commission.  Individual comments are limited to 3 minutes
          


6.

VISITORS:

 

6.I.

Dr. Martha Whyte- Covid 19 Update

(Commissioner Johnson)

6.II.

Dr. Kevin Murnane- Covid 19 Wastewater Presentation

(American Rescue Plan Committee, Commissioner Burrell) 

6.III.

Georgiana Violet, Conservation Enforcement Specialist with La. Dept. of Natural Resources

(Commissioner Epperson)

7.

OLD BUSINESS:

 

8.

NEW BUSINESS:

8.I.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6083 of 2021, in regards to Zoning Case No. 21-13-P

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND VOLUME II OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE PARISH OF CADDO, AS AMENDED, THE CADDO PARISH UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE, BY AMENDING THE ZONING OF PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF FLOURNOY LUCAS ROAD, APPROXIMATELY FIVE HUNDRED FIFTEEN FEET WEST OF WINDERWEEDLE ROAD, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM R-A, RURAL AGRICULTURE DISTRICT TO R-A PUD, RURAL AGRICULTURE PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 12)

8.II.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6084 of 2021, in regards to Zoning Case No. 21-14-P

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND VOLUME II OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE PARISH OF CADDO, AS AMENDED, THE CADDO PARISH UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE, BY AMENDING THE ZONING OF PROPERTY LOCATED NORTH OF OVERTON BROOKS ROAD, APPROXIMATELY ONE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED FEET WEST OF NORRIS FERRY ROAD, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM R-A, RURAL AGRICULTURE DISTRICT TO R-E, RESIDENTIAL ESTATE DISTRICT

(District 9)


8.III.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6085 of 2021, in regards to Zoning Case No. 21-22-P

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND VOLUME II OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE PARISH OF CADDO, AS AMENDED, THE CADDO PARISH UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE, BY AMENDING THE ZONING OF PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE EAST SIDE OF MANSFIELD ROAD, APPROXIMATELY SIX HUNDRED FIFTY FEET SOUTH OF STAGE COACH ROAD, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM I-2, HEAVY INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT TO C-2, CORRIDOR COMMERCIAL DISTRICT

(District 11)

8.IV.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6086 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF $20,000 FOR LOUISIANA URBAN GARDENING AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioners Johnson and Young)

8.V.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6087 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE HEALTH TAX FUND TO APPROPRIATE PETCO LOVE GRANT PROCEEDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000 AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Animal Services)

8.VI.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6088 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE SOUL FOOD FESTIVAL AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Cawthorne)

8.VII.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6090 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR A COVID-19 VACCINATION CAMPAIGN AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Administration, Commissioner Johnson)

8.VIII.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6089 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE MULTICULTURAL CENTER OF THE SOUTH AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioners Chavez & Cawthorne)

8.IX.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6091 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE E. EDWARD JONES TRUST FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR AN EMERGENCY EVICTION MITIGATION PROGRAM AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Jackson)

8.X.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6092 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE SHADY GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH TUTORING PROGRAM AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Cawthorne)

8.XI.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6093 of 2021

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

(Commissioner Johnson)

8.XII.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6094 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO CLOSE AND ABANDON A PORTION OF THE DEDICATION FOR LEE BOULEVARD IN LINWOOD PARK HOMESITES, UNIT NO. 4, IN THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Public Works)

8.XIII.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6095 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO CLOSE AND ABANDON A PORTION OF THE DEDICATION FOR AN UNNAMED ROAD NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF ROY ROAD AND SHEPHERD ROAD IN THE PARISH OF CADDO,  AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Public Works)

8.XIV.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6096 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE DECLARING CERTAIN ADJUDICATED PROPERTIES TO BE SURPLUS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE PARISH ADMINISTRATOR, OR A DESIGNEE, TO SELL THE PARISH OF CADDO’S TAX INTEREST IN CERTAIN SURPLUS ADJUDICATED PROPERTIES AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO  

(Public Works)

8.XV.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6097 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 6073 OF 2021 SETTING THE GENERAL PURPOSE AND SPECIAL PURPOSE MILLAGES AND LEVYING AND IMPOSING TAXES AND ASSESSMENTS FOR 2021 ON PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION IN THE PARISH OF CADDO, TO CORRECT THE AMOUNT SET FOR THE PUBLIC HEALTH FACILITIES MILLAGE, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Finance)

8.XVI.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6098 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF $50,000 FOR A WASTEWATER PROGRAM FOR COVID-19 AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Burrell)

8.XVII.

Authorize Resolution No. 57 of 2021

A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE COMMITTEE TO STUDY JUVENILE JUSTICE ISSUES IN CADDO PARISH AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Juvenile Justice Committee)

8.XVIII.

Authorize Resolution No 58. 0f 2021

A RESOLUTION CREATING AN AD HOC AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN TASK FORCE, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Commissioner Jackson)

8.XIX.

Authorize Special Resolution Celebrating the Shreveport Mudbugs

(Commissioners Chavez and Taliaferro)

8.XX.

Authorize Special Resolution Honoring Harry W. Thomas

(Epperson)

8.XXI.

Authorize Special Resolution Recognizing Matthew Whitaker

(Commissioner Epperson)

Documents:
  1. SR Whitaker.pdf
8.XXII.

Authorize Special Resolution of Remembrance & Respect to Mr. William Clarence Wright

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)

8.XXIII.

Discussion and action on ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic/CDC protocol for public meetings in Government Plaza Chambers

(Commissioner Epperson)

8.XXIV.

Discussion of permits for holding events on private land in Caddo Parish.

(Commissioner Epperson)

8.XXV.

Discussion regarding oil and gas operations complaints (noise, odors, traffic, property damage, etc) from citizens

(Commissioner Epperson)

8.XXVI.

Authorize Commissioners Chavez and Young to travel to San Antonio in order to observe San Antonio's Animal Court

(Animal Services Committee)

9.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

9.I.

COMMISSION REMARKS:

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

REPORTS:

Administration Report

9.I.i.1.

June Financials

Documents:
  1. 06- June.pdf
9.I.ii.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

10.

CITIZENS COMMENTS (late arrivals):

Citizens who wish to address the Commission on any issue other than zoning, please fill out a comment card located in the chamber foyer and return to the President or the Clerk of the Commission.  Individual comments are limited to 3 minutes


11.

CONSENT AGENDA:

11.I.

Ordinance No. 6081 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2021 BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE JUVENILE JUSTICE FUND AND THE OIL AND GAS FUND TO ESTABLISH AND PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR A PILOT PROGRAM FOR JUVENILE OFFENDER MONITORING AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioners Gage-Watts and Johnson)

11.II.

Ordinance No. 6082 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO CLOSE AND ABANDON A PORTION OF THE DEDICATION FOR REDRICK DRIVE IN THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 10) 

12.

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.