CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
 505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
 PUBLIC NOTICE
 WORK SESSION AGENDA
 Streaming at 
www.caddo.org
March 14, 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:


4.I.

Potential Agenda Addition: Authorize Special Resolution of Remembrance for former Commissioner Ron Webb

(Chavez) 

4.II.

Potential Agenda Addition: Authorize Introduction of Ordinance 6220 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE HEALTH TAX FUND FOR THE YEAR 2022 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE AQUISITION OF ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT TO AID IN PROTECTING THE PUBLIC FROM VICIOUS ANIMALS AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(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:

 

7.

REPORTS:

Administrator Report
8.

COMMISSION REMARKS:

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

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

10.

OLD BUSINESS:

 

11.

NEW BUSINESS:

11.I.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6210 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2022 BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION FOR FIRE DISTRICT 4 AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(American Rescue Plan Committee) 

11.II.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6211 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2022 BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR SEWER DISTRICT 7 AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(American Rescue Plan Committee) 

11.III.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6212 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(American Rescue Plan Committee) 

11.IV.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6213 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND FOR JUNETEENTH EVENTS AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Jackson)

11.V.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6214 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,500 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR BASIC NECESSITIES AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Young)

11.VI.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6215 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,000 FOR LADY BASS ANGLERS ASSOCIATION AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Hopkins) 

11.VII.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6216 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,500 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR WILDLIFE EDUCATION AND REHABILITATION OF LOUISIANA  AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Animal Services Committee)

11.VIII.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6217 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR SHREVEPORT GREEN AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Chavez)

11.IX.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6218 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND REENACT SECTION 3.01 OF ORDINANCE NO. 96 OF 1980 RELATIVE TO EXEMPTIONS AND EXCLUSIONS FROM SALES AND USE TAXES IN ORDER TO EXEMPT DIAPERS AND FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS FOR INDIVIDUAL AND PERSONAL USE AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO 

(Gage-Watts) 

11.X.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6219 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND FOR THE YEAR 2022 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF $25,000 FOR THE SHREVEPORT BOSSIER AFRICAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Stormy Gage-Watts) 

11.XI.

Authorize Resolution No. 23 of 2022

A RESOLUTION URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO IMPROVE THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE’S RELIABILITY AND TIMELINESS OF ITS DELIVERIES, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Epperson)

11.XII.

Authorize Resolution No. 24 of 2022

URGE AND REQUEST THE STATE OF LOUISIANA TO PURSUE ANY LEGISLATIVE SOLUTIONS OR IMPROVED ENFORCEMENT OF EXISTING PROHIBITIONS TO MINIMIZE THE OCCURANCES OF AND NEGATIVE IMPACT TO THE PUBLIC ASSOCIATED WITH DRAG RACING ON PUBLIC ROADS AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Gage-Watts) 

11.XIII.

Authorize Special Resolution of Recognition & Appreciation for Huntington High School's Boys and Girls Basketball teams

(Epperson)

11.XIV.

Authorize Appointment to the Caddo Parish Temporary Planning and Zoning Commission

Commission to appoint Five (5) to the Caddo Parish Temporary Planning and Zoning Commission:

 

1.    Kay Proby-Waller (District 12)

2.    Phillis Hart (District 7)

3.    Laura Neubert (District 10)

4.    Jake Brown (District  11)

5.    Chris Kracman (District 9)

6.    Damon Humphrey (District 2)

7.    Bart Little (District 4)

8.    Lauren Marchive (District 9)


11.XV.

Authorize Appointments to the Broadband Committee

Commission to consider appointment of the following nominee to the Broadband Committee: 

G. Frith (Burrell)

Brian Wilson (Burrell)

Tracy Calloway (Burrell)

Rickey Jones  (Burrell)

Glenn Moore (Epperson) 

Kamesha West (Chavez)

Marion Marks (Taliaferro) 

11.XVI.

Authorize People's Promise Youth Division as a Visitor for Regular Session on 3/17

(Johnson, Jackson)

12.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

13.

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


14.

CONSENT AGENDA:

14.I.

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) 

14.II.

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)


14.III.

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)

14.IV.

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)

14.V.

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)

14.VI.

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)

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.