CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
 505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
 PUBLIC NOTICE
 REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
 Streaming at 
www.caddo.org
April 7th, 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.

Possible Agenda Addition: Special Resolution of Remembrance and Appreciation for Mrs. Allene Fields

On the occasion of the Free Easter Egg Hunt in her honor to be held by the Town of Greenwood, Greenwood Support Agency and Dad D's Produce on April 16th, 2022 from 10am to 6pm at Greenwood Town Park. The memorial Easter Egg Hunt is free for all children and even has free hotdogs for the children. The event will also be raising money for St. Jude's Children's Hospital by selling Crawfish platters for $15 and Pulled Pork plates for $7. 

Documents:
  1. IMG_0234.pdf
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.

Huntington High School Students "Commissioners for a Day" as a Visitor for Thursday's Regular Session

(Epperson)

6.II.

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

(Young) 

6.III.

Col. (ret) Eric Sweeney, U.S. Army, Director of Army Instruction, Caddo Parish JROTC

(Epperson)

7.

ADOPT REGULAR SESSION MINUTES:

7.I.

Regular Session Minutes March 17, 2022

8.

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS:


8.I.

Special Resolution Recognizing Second Chance Month

(Chavez, Gage-Watts, and Jackson)

8.II.

Special Resolution Recognizing Latronia Durham

(Jones) 

8.III.

Special Resolution Honoring Ted Cox on His Retirement

(Atkins, Taliaferro & Young) 

8.IV.

Special Resolution Recognizing Americorps' Foster Grandparents Program on National Service Award Recognition Day

(Atkins) 

8.V.

Special Resolution proclaiming April, 2022 as "Parish/County Government Month" in Caddo Parish

(Epperson)

8.VI.

Special Resolution Recognizing Public Servants and Declaring the first week of May as Public Service Recognition Week

(Administration) 

Documents:
  1. RESOLUTION 2022.pdf
8.VII.

Special Resolution Recognizing Dr. Eddie Giles Memorial Highway

(Johnson, Jackson & Atkins) 

9.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Administration response to information requests from Commissioners
9.I.

Capital Area Finance Authority Presentation

9.II.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF PUBLIC MEETING:

Notice is hereby given that at its meeting to be held on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. at its regular meeting place, the Government Plaza Chambers, 505 Travis Street, Shreveport, Louisiana, the Caddo Parish Commission plans to consider adopting a resolution ordering and calling an election to be held in Caddo Parish to authorize the renewal of ad valorem taxes therein and to authorize the issuance of general obligation bonds.

10.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

11.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ZONING ORDINANCES & CASES:

 

12.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES:

 

12.I.

Public Hearing for 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) 

12.II.

Public Hearing for 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) 

12.III.

Public Hearing for 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) 

12.IV.

Public Hearing for 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

(Appropriations Committee, Young)

12.V.

Public Hearing for 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

(Economic Development Committee, Hopkins) 

12.VI.

Public Hearing for 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)

12.VII.

Public Hearing for 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

(Appropriations, Chavez)

12.VIII.

Public Hearing For Ordinance No. 6218 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND REENACT SECTION 50-26 OF THE CADDO PARISH CODE OF ORDINANCES 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) 

12.IX.

Public Hearing for 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) 

13.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for final passage):

14.

ORDINANCES (for final passage):

14.I.

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) 

14.II.

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) 

14.III.

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) 

14.IV.

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

(Appropriations Committee, Young)

14.V.

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) 

14.VI.

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)

14.VII.

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

(Appropriations, Chavez)

14.VIII.

Ordinance No. 6218 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND REENACT SECTION 50-26 OF THE CADDO PARISH CODE OF ORDINANCES 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) 

14.IX.

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) 

15.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

16.

ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

16.I.

Introduce 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)

16.II.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6220 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE E EDWARD JONES HOUSING TRUST FUND FOR THE YEAR 2022 TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS RECEIVED FROM THE US TREASURY IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,260,238 FOR THE EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Finance) 

16.III.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6221 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR A ROOF REPAIR PROGRAM AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Jackson) 

16.IV.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6222 of 2022

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

(Johnson, Gage-Watts)

16.V.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6223 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2021 BUDGET TO AMEND THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE SECTION 8 FUND AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Finance) 

16.VI.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6224 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE GREATER SHREVEPORT CHAMBER FOUNDATION AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Appropriations Committee)

16.VII.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6225 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND REENACTING SECTION 30-20 RELATIVE TO NUISANCES, TO ESTABLISH A PROPERTY STANDARDS COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER PROPERTY STANDARDS CASES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DILAPIDATED AND DANGEROUS BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES, AND OTHERWISE PERTAINING THERETO.

(Hopkins) 

17.

WORK SESSION MINUTES:

17.I.

Work Session Minutes April 4, 2022

18.

RESOLUTIONS:

19.

OLD BUSINESS:

20.

NEW BUSINESS:





20.I.

Appointment to the Sewerage District No. 7 Board

Authorize the appointment of Billy Woods to fill the unexpired term of Kerry Lyles. Term to Expire 12-4-2022.

(Hopkins and Johnson)

21.

COMMUNIQUES AND REPORTS:


 

22.

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.