CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION  AGENDA
OCTOBER 4, 2021
3:30 P.M.
Streaming at www.caddo.org &  www.facebook.com/parishofcaddo  

NOTE: MASKS OR FACIAL COVERINGS REQUIRED IN CHAMBER

 
 
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: Authorize Special Resolution of Appreciation and Recognition for the 2021 Winners of the Prize Fest Film Prize

(Commissioner Chavez) 

4.II.

Potential Agenda Addition: Authorize Special Resolution Celebrating 100 Years of Boy Scout Troop 15

(Commissioner John-Paul Young)

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.

Shreveport Fire Department

(Commissioner Taliaferro) 

7.

OLD BUSINESS:

 

8.

NEW BUSINESS:

8.I.

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 

(Commissioner Jackson)

8.II.

Authorize Ordinance No. 6109 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF $165,300 TO PROVIDE BALLISTIC VESTS FOR SHREVEPORT AND CADDO PARISH FIRE DISTRICTS, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Taliaferro)

8.III.

Authorize Introduction Ordinance No. 6111 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND REENACT ARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 19 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATIVE TO HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Commissioner Jackson)

8.IV.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6116 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE HEALTH TAX FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF $54,000 TO PURCHASE DRONES TO DISTRIBUTE LAVICIDES AND ADULTICIDES TO HELP COMBAT THE MOSQUITO POPULATION AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Animal Services Committee) 

8.V.

Authorize Resolution No. 66 of 2021

A RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT THE STATE OF LOUISIANA RELOCATING THE STATE BUILDING ON FAIRFIELD AVENUE TO DOWNTOWN SHREVEPORT, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Jackson)

8.VI.

Authorize Resolution No 67 of 2021

A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A COMMUNITY-BASED BROADBAND COMMITTEE OF THE CADDO PARISH COMMISSION TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR INCREASING BROADBAND ACCESS IN CADDO PARISH AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Commissioner Burrell) 

8.VII.

Authorize Resolution No 71 of 2021

RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF RESUMING FEDERAL OFFSHORE LEASING IN THE GULF OF MEXICO

(Commissioner Hopkins)


8.VIII.

Authorize Appointments To The Juvenile Justice Citizen's Advisory Committee

Authorize the appointment of the following appointees to the Juvenile Justice Citizen's Advisory Committee:   

Steven Jackson (District 3) 

Ryan Williams (District 10)

8.IX.

Authorize Appointment to the Ward 2 Industrial Park Board

Authorize the Appointment of Phillip Ewald to replace the unexpired term of Mr. Jimmy Woods.

(Commissioner Hopkins)

8.X.

Authorize Special Resolution Proclaiming Hispanic Heritage Month

(Commissioner Chavez)

8.XI.

Authorize Special Resolution Declaring September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

(Commissioner Gage-Watts) 

8.XII.

Authorize Special Resolution Declaring September as Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)

8.XIII.

Authorize Special Resolution of Recognition for Centenary College of Louisiana

(Commissioner Taliaferro & Young) 

8.XIV.

Authorize Special Resolution Honoring Gold Star Mothers and Families

(Commissioner Epperson)

8.XV.

Authorize Special Resolution for Timmie R Howard

(Commissioner Cawthorne)

8.XVI.

Authorize Special Resolution for Leona Jackson

(Commissioner Johnson)

8.XVII.

Authorize Special Resolution for Marla Mitchell

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)

8.XVIII.

Authorize Special Resolution of Appreciation for Law Enforcement

(Commissioner Chavez)

8.XIX.

Authorize Special Resolution for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)

8.XX.

Authorize Special Resolution For Alzheimer's Awareness Month

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)

8.XXI.

Authorize Special Resolution for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

(Commissioner Gage-Watts) 

8.XXII.

Authorize Discussion of Economic Development Committee Recommendation of Support for Project Quatro

(Economic Development Committee) 

9.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

9.I.

COMMISSION REMARKS:

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

REPORTS:

Administrator Report
9.I.i.1.

Administrator's Report

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 6102 Of 2021 In Relation To Zoning Case 21-27-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 ELLERBE ROAD AT THE END OF REDRICK DRIVE, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM R-1-7, SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT TO C-1, NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL DISTRICT, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 10) 

11.II.

Ordinance No. 6112 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR CADDO PARISH JUVENILE COURT AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(American Rescue Plan Committee)

11.III.

Ordinance No. 6113 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR YOUTH JUSTICE FOR TRUANCY AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(American Rescue Plan Committee) 

11.IV.

Ordinance No. 6115 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO ENACT SECTIONS 32-115 – 32-118 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF CADDO PARISH RELATIVE TO CURFEWS, TO PROVIDE FOR A CURFEW FOR PERSONS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE, TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF SAID CURFEW, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Commission Johnson)

11.V.

Ordinance No. 6101 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND RE-ENACTING SECTION 32-46.1 OF THE CADDO PARISH CODE OF ORDINANCES REGARDING THE CARRYING OF WEAPONS, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Administration) 


11.VI.

Ordinance No. 6103 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE CREATING THE "AMAZON TIF DISTRICT, STATE OF LOUISIANA;" DEFINING THE BOUNDARIES THEREOF FROM WHICH AREA LOCAL SALES TAX, PROPERTY TAX AND HOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX INCREMENTS WILL BE DETERMINED AND USED TO FINANCE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH AND AS AUTHORIZED BY PART II OF CHAPTER 27 OF TITLE 33 OF THE LOUISIANA REVISED STATUTES OF 1950, AS AMENDED; AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS IN CONNECTION WITH THE FOREGOING

(District 3)

11.VII.

Ordinance No. 6114 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF UP TO $30,000 FOR RED G ENTERPRISES AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(American Rescue Plan Committee) 

11.VIII.

Confirm Appointment to the Caddo Industrial Development Board

Authorize Appointment to the Caddo Industrial Development Board, Commission to appoint One. Term to expire 08-22-2027

Clay Hargett (Chavez)

Matt Wood (Johnson)

11.IX.

Action Relative to Oil & Gas Drilling in District 12

(Commissioner Epperson) 

11.X.

Presentation of Special Resolution Honoring Irene Kamala Lacy

(Commissioner Burrell)

Documents:
  1. RR Lacy Final.pdf
11.XI.

Special Resolution Recognizing August as Children's Eye Health & Safety Awareness Month

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)

11.XII.

Special Resolution Recognizing Vanessa Brown

(Commissioner Burrell)

11.XIII.

Special Resolution Acknowledging Former State Representative Barbara Norton

(Commissioner Epperson)

11.XIV.

Special Resolution Honoring Caddo Centenarian Geneva Moore on her 106th Birthday

(Commissioner Jackson)

11.XV.

Confirm Joint Appointment to the Zoning Board of Appeals

Authorize the Appointment of Andrew Crawford (confirmed by City of Shreveport on Tuesday, August 10th) to the Zoning Board of Appeals to fill the unexpired term of Brittney Dunn. Term to Expires 4-10-2024

11.XVI.

Confirm Reappointment to the Caddo Industrial Development Board

Reappoint Brad Schmidt to the Industrial Development Board, term to expire 8-22-2027

(Atkins)

11.XVII.

Confirm Reappointment to the Caddo Industrial Development Board

Reappoint LaSonya Moore to the Industrial Development Board, term to expire 8-22-2027

(Commissioners Atkins & Gage-Watts)

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.