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Commission Legislative Recap - September 2019

This Month at the CPC


THIS MONTH AT THE CADDO PARISH COMMISSION - SEPTEMBER

CADDO COMMISSION SEPTEMBER ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

Ordinance No. 5895 of 2019, DECLARING THE INTENT OF THE PARISH UNDER LA.R.S. 47:2236 TO ACQUIRE FULL OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN FOUR PARCELS, NAMELY THE NORTHEASTERLY 95.0 FEET OF LOTS 1 & 2, DOLL & JONES SUBDIVISION, TAL 24, SHREVEPORT (GEO. NO. 181437-062-0020); THE SOUTHWESTERLY 30.0 FEET OF LOTS 1 & 2, DOLL & JONES SUBDIVISION, TAL 24, SHREVEPORT (GEO. NO. 181437-062-0019); A LOT IN TAL 34, CORNER OF SPRAGUE AND LAWRENCE STREETS BEING TRACT 2 IN CITY PLAT 884 (GEO. NO. 181437-092-0002); AND LOTS 24 & 25, LAND SUBDIVISION, TAL 24, SHREVEPORT (GEO. NO. 181437-064-0024)

(the Northwest Louisiana Community Development Corporation has applied under Section 19-51 of the Code of Ordinances to acquire certain property adjudicated to the Parish for unpaid property taxes)

Ordinance No. 5894 of 2018 in regards to Zoning Case 19-303-P, AMENDING THE ZONING OF PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF SOUTH LAKESHORE DRIVE, APPROXIMATELY ONE THOUSAND AND FIVE HUNDRED FEET NORTHEAST OF DUNCAN ROAD, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM R-1-7, SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL ZONING DISTRICT, TO R-1-12, SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL ZONING DISTRICT/APPLICANT COLIN CHRISTIAN

(Rezoning of property from Single-Family R-1-7 to R1-12 Single-Family Residential Zoning District)


Ordinance No. 5896 of 2019, AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND THE YEAR 2019 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF $100,000 TO CONDUCT A DISPARITY STUDY

(Appropriating Economic Development Funds of $100,000 to conduct  a Disparity Study)


Ordinance No. 5898 of 2019, 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


Ordinance No. 5899 of 2019, TO DEEM PROPERTY SURPLUS AND AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY OWNED BY THE PARISH OF CADDO

 

Resolution No. 70 of 2019, A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CADDO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO CONSENT TO THE ANNEXATION BY THE CITY OF SHREVEPORT OF CERTAIN RIGHT-OF-WAYS WITHIN THE PARISH OF CADDO.

(Annexation by the City of Shreveport of the right-of-way dedication for Mount Zion Road and a    portion of the right-of-way dedication for McCarey Street.)


Resolution No. 71 of 2019, TO PROVIDE AN ANNUAL CERTIFICATION TO THE STATE OF LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE OFF-SYSTEM BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROGRAM

            (the Caddo Parish Commission does hereby certify to the Louisiana Department of Transportation    and Development that the Parish will perform the following inspections)


Resolution No. 72 of 2019, URGING MEMBERS OF THE NORTHWEST LOUISIANA LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION AND THE LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE TO ADOPT LAWS REQUIRING EQUAL PAY FOR EQUAL WORK IMMEDIATELY UPON CONVENING THE JANUARY 2020 SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION

(Urging the Louisiana Legislature to consider equal pay for all Louisianans regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or ethnic origin during their 2020 Special Session)


Resolution No. 73 of 2019, URGING THE LOUISIANA STATE LEGISLATURE TO REPEAL STATE OVERREACH INTO LOCAL CONTROL OF WORKER PROTECTION POLICIES IMMEDIATELY UPON CONVENING THE JANUARY 2020 SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION

(Urging the Louisiana State Legislature to repeal state overreach into local control of worker protection policies immediately upon convening the January 2020 Special Legislative Session)


Resolution No. 76 of 2019, TO URGE THE LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE TO ADD SICKLE CELL AWARENESS LA LICENSE PLATES TO BE SELECTED AS A CHOICE OF SPECIALTY VEHICLE PLATES IN LOUISIANA

              (Urging the Louisiana Legislature to add Sickle Cell Awareness license plates as specialty plates)


Resolution No. 79 of 2019, RECOGNIZING AND EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11 NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE AND REMEMBRANCE

(Recognizing and remembering the Anniversary of 9/11 National Day of Service)


Resolution No. 80 of 2019, A RESOLUTION GIVING PRELIMINARY APPROVAL TO THE ISSUANCE OF NOT EXCEEDING FOUR MILLION DOLLARS ($4,000,000) OF LIMITED TAX REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS OF CADDO PARISH, LOUISIANA; MAKING APPLICATION TO THE STATE BOND COMMISSION FOR APPROVAL OF SAID BONDS

              (Making application to the State Bond Commission to refinance limited tax revenue bonds up to four million dollars for a savings to the Parish of Caddo)

 

Resolution No. 81 of 2019, URGING MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO SERVE ON THE U. S. HOUSE AND SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEES, TO PROTECT FUNDING FOR LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES AND PREVENTION PROGRAMS MADE POSSIBLE BY THE PREVENTION AND PUBLIC HEALTH FUND (PPHF)

              (The Affordable Care Act established the Prevention and Public Health Fund to provide expanded and sustained national investments in prevention and public health, to improve health outcomes, and to enhance health care quality, resolution asks to protect that funding)

 

Resolution No. 82 of 2019, TO REQUIRE A MONTHLY MASTER PLAN REPORT TO THE CADDO PARISH COMMISSION AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

              (Requests a monthly report from the MPC regarding the Master Plan)

 

Resolution No. 84 of 2019, TO DECLARE SEPTEMBER AS NATIONAL EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS MONTH



Confirmations and Appointments

CONFIRMATION OF ASSISTANT CADDO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR ERICA BRYANT

CONFIRMATION OF CADDO PARISH DIRECTOR OF FINANCE HAYLEY BARNETT

CONFIRMATION OF CADDO PARISH DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES CHERYL MCGEE

CONFIRMATION OF APPOINTMENT TO THE WARD II INDUSTRIAL BOARD FOR MR. STEVE MCLAURIN



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