CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION AGENDA
Streaming at www.facebook.com/parishofcaddo & www.youtube.com/user/parishofcaddois
August 31, 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:


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.

REPORTS:

Administrator Report
8.

COMMISSION REMARKS:

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

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

10.

OLD BUSINESS:

 

10.I.

Authorize Resolution No. 63 of 2020

A RESOLUTION TO STUDY ESTABLISHING A YOUTH EDUCATION PROGRAM TO INTERRUPT THE CYCLE OF YOUTH VIOLENCE, TO INVITE THE CADDO PARISH SCHOOL BOARD AND LOCAL HOSPITALS TO PARTICIPATE, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Juvenile Justice Committee)


11.

NEW BUSINESS:

11.I.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5976 of 2020

An ordinance amending the Budget of Estimated Revenues & Expenditures for the Oil & Gas Fund for the year 2020 to provide an appropriation for a mental health hotline and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
(Commissioner Jackson)
11.II.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5977 of 2020

An ordinance amending the Budget of Estimated Revenues & Expenditures for the Oil & Gas Fund for the year 2020 to provide an appropriation for Providence House Emergency Rental Assistance Program and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
(Commissioner Jackson)
11.III.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5978 of 2020

An ordinance amending the Budget of Estimated Revenues & Expenditures for the General Fund for the year 2020 to provide an appropriation for the Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
(Commissioner Chavez)
11.IV.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5979 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 CHILDCARE CENTERS FOR COVID-19 RELATED EXPENDITURES AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Young)
11.V.

Authorize Resolution No. 67 of 2020

RESOLUTION REQUESTING REGISTRAR OF VOTERS AND CADDO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO ADD AN ADDITIONAL EARLY VOTING LOCATION FOR THE NOVEMBER 3RD 2020 ELECTION AT EITHER  THE SHREVE MEMORIAL HAMILTON LIBRARY OR SHREVE MEMORIAL NORTH MARKET LIBRARY AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.
(Commissioner Jackson)
11.VI.

Authorize Resolution No. 69 of 2020

A RESOLUTION URGING AND REQUESTING GOVERNOR JOHN BEL EDWARDS TO ESTABLISH A MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS OF TENANTS WITHIN THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO. 
(Commissioner Young)
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. 5968 of 2020

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND AND THE OIL AND GAS FUND FOR THE YEAR 2020 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AT SHREVEPORT’S NURSING PROGRAM AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Economic Development 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.