CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
 505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
 PUBLIC NOTICE
 REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
 Streaming at 
www.caddo.org
MARCH 3, 2022
 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


Jones                   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 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
          

NOTE:  Citizens who wish to address the Commission on matters relative to public hearings (items listed on the agenda only) will be limited to a cumulative total of 15 minutes each, for or against an issue. Those who wish to speak or make a presentation are asked to select their speakers and address the points they wish considered with this limitation in mind.



6.

VISITORS:

6.I.

Visitor: Passenger Rail/AmTrak Update from Christina Anderson

(Burrell) 

6.II.

Visitor: Mr. U. L. Coleman, III, CCIM®, CPM®, President of UL Coleman Companies

(Epperson)

7.

ADOPT REGULAR SESSION MINUTES:

7.I.

Regular Session Minutes February 17, 2022

8.

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS:


8.I.

Special Resolution of Recognition and Appreciation for Dr. Lena Leviston

(Burrell, Gage-Watts, Epperson) 

8.II.

Resolution of Recognition & Appreciation for Bruce Wilson for his service with the United Way of Northwest Louisiana

(Jackson, Burrell, Gage-Watts and Epperson)

8.III.

Special Resolution Recognizing March as Women's History Month and Declaring March 8th as International Women's Day

(Gage-Watts, Epperson)

8.IV.

Special Resolution of Support for Ukraine and the Defense of Their Sovereignty

(Burrell, Epperson, Taliaferro, Jackson, Johnson)

8.V.

Special Resolution Recognizing the Eden Garden's Class of 1970

(Jones, Jackson and Epperson)

9.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Administration response to information requests from Commissioners
10.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

11.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ZONING ORDINANCES & CASES:

 

12.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES:

 

12.I.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6194 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO ACCEPT THE STREETS IN OLD TOWNE SUBDIVISION UNIT 1 INTO THE PARISH OF CADDO ROAD SYSTEM, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 1)

12.II.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6195 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO ACCEPT THE STREETS IN BLANCHARD LAKE ESTATES UNIT 4 INTO THE PARISH OF CADDO ROAD SYSTEM, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 1)

12.III.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6196 of 2022

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

(American Rescue Plan Committee) 

12.IV.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6197 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR THE CADDO PARKS GRAB AND GO FEEDING PROGRAM AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Appropriations Committee) 

12.V.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6198 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND FOR THE YEAR 2022 TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION OF $15,000 FOR ROBINSON’S RESCUE AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Appropriations, Animal Services) 

12.VI.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6199 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND FOR THE YEAR 2022 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION TO PROVIDE BALLISTIC VESTS FOR SHREVEPORT AND CADDO PARISH FIRE DISTRICTS, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Taliaferro) 

12.VII.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6200 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A TEMPORARY PARISH PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, TO PROVIDE FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Johnson and Chavez) 

12.VIII.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6202 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE ADMINISTRATOR TO EXECUTE AN PREDIAL SERVITUDE OF PASSAGE AND RIGHT TO USE OVER PARISH PROPERTY LOCATED IN SOUTHWESTERN QUARTER OF SECTION 28, TOWNSHIP 22 NORTH RANGE 16 WEST AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Public Works, Legal) (District 1)

12.IX.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6203 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE ADMINISTRATOR TO EXECUTE AN EASEMENT AND RIGHT-OF-WAY AGREEMENT WITH CADDEAUX GATHERING, LLC REGARDING A PIPELINE THROUGH AND UNDER PARISH PROPERTY LOCATED IN SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 18 NORTH, RANGE 15 WEST, CADDO PARISH, LOUISIANA, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Public Works, Legal) (District 1)


13.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for final passage):

14.

ORDINANCES (for final passage):

14.I.

Ordinance No. 6194 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO ACCEPT THE STREETS IN OLD TOWNE SUBDIVISION UNIT 1 INTO THE PARISH OF CADDO ROAD SYSTEM, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 1)

14.II.

Ordinance No. 6195 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO ACCEPT THE STREETS IN BLANCHARD LAKE ESTATES UNIT 4 INTO THE PARISH OF CADDO ROAD SYSTEM, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 1)

14.III.

Ordinance No. 6196 of 2022

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

(American Rescue Plan Committee) 

14.IV.

Ordinance No. 6197 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR THE CADDO PARKS GRAB AND GO FEEDING PROGRAM AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Appropriations Committee) 

14.V.

Ordinance No. 6198 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND FOR THE YEAR 2022 TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION OF $15,000 FOR ROBINSON’S RESCUE AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Appropriations, Animal Services) 

14.VI.

Ordinance No. 6199 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND FOR THE YEAR 2022 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION TO PROVIDE BALLISTIC VESTS FOR SHREVEPORT AND CADDO PARISH FIRE DISTRICTS, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Taliaferro) 

14.VII.

Ordinance No. 6200 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A TEMPORARY PARISH PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, TO PROVIDE FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Johnson and Chavez) 

14.VIII.

Ordinance No. 6202 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE ADMINISTRATOR TO EXECUTE AN PREDIAL SERVITUDE OF PASSAGE AND RIGHT TO USE OVER PARISH PROPERTY LOCATED IN SOUTHWESTERN QUARTER OF SECTION 28, TOWNSHIP 22 NORTH RANGE 16 WEST AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Public Works, Legal) (District 1)

14.IX.

Ordinance No. 6203 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE ADMINISTRATOR TO EXECUTE AN EASEMENT AND RIGHT-OF-WAY AGREEMENT WITH CADDEAUX GATHERING, LLC REGARDING A PIPELINE THROUGH AND UNDER PARISH PROPERTY LOCATED IN SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 18 NORTH, RANGE 15 WEST, CADDO PARISH, LOUISIANA, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Public Works, Legal) (District 1)


15.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

16.

ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

16.I.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6204 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CADDO PARISH HOME RULE CHARTER RELATIVE TO SECTION 3-07. COMMISSION MEETINGS AND RULES FOR PRESENTATION TO THE ELECTORATE, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Young) 

16.II.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6205 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CADDO PARISH HOME RULE CHARTER RELATIVE TO SECTION 3-07. COMMISSION MEETINGS AND RULES FOR PRESENTATION TO THE ELECTORATE, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Young)


16.III.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6206 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CADDO PARISH HOME RULE CHARTER DELETING SECTION 5-05.2. DEPARTMENT OF FLEET SERVICES FOR PRESENTATION TO THE ELECTORATE, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Young)

16.IV.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6207 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR FRIENDS IN UNITY AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Jackson)

16.V.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6208 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND FOR THE YEAR 2022 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR A WATER LINE EXTENSION IN BLANCHARD, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

.(Johnson, American Rescue Plan Committee)

16.VI.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6209 of 2022

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

(Johnson)

17.

WORK SESSION MINUTES:

17.I.

Work Session Minutes February 28, 2022

18.

RESOLUTIONS:

18.I.

Resolution No. 21 of 2022

A RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR INFERNO MANUFACTURING’S CONTINUED PARTICIPATION IN THE ITEP PROGRAM, OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Jackson, Burrell, and Epperson

18.II.

Resolution No. 22 of 2022

A RESOLUTION, TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF PASSENGER RAIL SERVICE FROM FORT WORTH, TEXAS THROUGH THE CITY OF SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA TO ATLANTA, GEORGIA ALONG THE I-20 CORRIDOR AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Burrell, Johnson, Gage-Watts, Jackson and Epperson)

19.

OLD BUSINESS:

20.

NEW BUSINESS:

20.I.

Appoint to Caddo Fire District #1

Appoint Roderick T Casey to fill the unexpired term of Ed Angel, Term to expire 1/1/2024.

(Johnson)

20.II.

Appoint to the Caddo Parish Broadband Committee

Mr. James Carstensen (Young)

21.

COMMUNIQUES AND REPORTS:


 

22.

CITIZENS COMMENTS (late arrivals) (teleconference):

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. 



23.

CITIZENS COMMENTS (Teleconference):



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. 



24.

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.