CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
 505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
 PUBLIC NOTICE
 REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
 Streaming at 
www.caddo.org
June 9, 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.

The Juneteenth Coalition

(Jackson)

6.II.

Ms. Mayquie Jackson of Humanity 2020

(Johnson) 

7.

ADOPT REGULAR SESSION MINUTES:

7.I.

Regular Session Minutes May 19, 2022

8.

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS:


8.I.

Special Resolution Of Recognition Of Appreciation For Rho Omega & Friends For Celebrating The Juneteenth Holiday For 35 Years

(Johnson and Jackson)

8.II.

Special Resolution Proclaiming And Celebrating The Juneteenth Holiday

(Jackson)

Documents:
  1. Juneteenth.pdf
8.III.

Special Resolution Of Recognition For Reigning Mrs. Shreveport Jessica Latin

(Chavez)

Documents:
  1. Jessica Latin.pdf
8.IV.

Special Resolution Of Recognition For Valencia High School

(Jackson)

8.V.

Special Resolution Proclaiming June As Pride Month

(Jackson)

Documents:
  1. Pride Month.pdf
8.VI.

Special Resolution of Recognition of Appreciation for C.A.R.E. Inc. for Celebrating the Juneteenth Holiday

(Jones)

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. 6230 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND AND THE OIL AND GAS 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

(Epperson) 

12.II.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6231 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE PARISH MILLAGE FOR THE PURPOSE OF PAYING PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST, DUE IN 2022 ON OUTSTANDING PARISH BOND ISSUES AND TO INSTRUCT THE ASSESSOR TO INCLUDE SAID MILLAGE ON THE TAX ROLL OF THE PARISH OF CADDO FOR THE YEAR 2022, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO  

(Finance) 


12.III.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6232 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO SET THE GENERAL PURPOSE AND SPECIAL PURPOSE MILLAGES PROVIDING FOR MILLAGE RATE ADJUSTMENTS, AS ALLOWED BY ARTICLE VII, SECTION 23 OF THE LOUISIANA CONSTITUTION OF 1974 AND LA R.S. 47:1705 (B), LEVYING AND IMPOSING TAXES AND ASSESSMENTS FOR 2022 ON ALL THE PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION IN THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Finance) 

12.IV.

Public Hearing For Ordinance No. 6233 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO ADOPT THE VALUES FIXED, OR TO BE FIXED BY THE LOUISIANA TAX COMMISSION ON ALL ASSESSMENTS FOR RAILWAYS AND OTHER PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATIONS, AND TO INSTRUCT THE ASSESSOR TO EXTEND SUCH ASSESSMENTS AND VALUES ON THE TAX ROLL OF THE PARISH OF CADDO FOR THE YEAR 2022, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Finance) 

12.V.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6234 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE ASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY CLASSIFIED AS TIMBERLANDS AND TO INSTRUCT THE ASSESSOR TO INCLUDE SAID ASSESSMENT ON THE TAX ROLL OF THE PARISH OF CADDO FOR THE YEAR 2022, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Finance) 

12.VI.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6235 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO DEEM PROPERTY SURPLUS AND AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY OWNED BY THE PARISH OF CADDO AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Public Works) 

12.VII.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6236 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE REQUIRING THAT ALL PARISH EMPLOYEES HIRED, APPOINTED OR PROMOTED TO PARISH ATTORNEY, ASSISTANT PARISH ADMINISTRATOR, PARISH ADMINISTRATOR/CEO, DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR OR COMMISSION CLERK, MUST BE RESIDENTS OF CADDO PARISH, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE  WITH  RESPECT THERETO.

(Johnson)

12.VIII.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6238 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING SECTION 32-62 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES PROHIBITING  POSSESSION OR CARRIAGE IN A MOTOR VEHICLE ON PUBLIC ROADS OF FIREARMS WITH A MAGAZINE CAPABLE OF HOLDING MORE THAN 20 ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION, TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF THE ORDINANCE, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Johnson)

13.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for final passage):

14.

ORDINANCES (for final passage):

14.I.

Ordinance No. 6230 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND AND THE OIL AND GAS 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

(Epperson) 

14.II.

Ordinance No. 6231 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE PARISH MILLAGE FOR THE PURPOSE OF PAYING PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST, DUE IN 2022 ON OUTSTANDING PARISH BOND ISSUES AND TO INSTRUCT THE ASSESSOR TO INCLUDE SAID MILLAGE ON THE TAX ROLL OF THE PARISH OF CADDO FOR THE YEAR 2022, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO  

(Finance) 


14.III.

Ordinance No. 6232 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO SET THE GENERAL PURPOSE AND SPECIAL PURPOSE MILLAGES PROVIDING FOR MILLAGE RATE ADJUSTMENTS, AS ALLOWED BY ARTICLE VII, SECTION 23 OF THE LOUISIANA CONSTITUTION OF 1974 AND LA R.S. 47:1705 (B), LEVYING AND IMPOSING TAXES AND ASSESSMENTS FOR 2022 ON ALL THE PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION IN THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Finance) 

14.IV.

Ordinance No. 6233 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO ADOPT THE VALUES FIXED, OR TO BE FIXED BY THE LOUISIANA TAX COMMISSION ON ALL ASSESSMENTS FOR RAILWAYS AND OTHER PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATIONS, AND TO INSTRUCT THE ASSESSOR TO EXTEND SUCH ASSESSMENTS AND VALUES ON THE TAX ROLL OF THE PARISH OF CADDO FOR THE YEAR 2022, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Finance) 

14.V.

Ordinance No. 6234 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE ASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY CLASSIFIED AS TIMBERLANDS AND TO INSTRUCT THE ASSESSOR TO INCLUDE SAID ASSESSMENT ON THE TAX ROLL OF THE PARISH OF CADDO FOR THE YEAR 2022, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Finance) 

14.VI.

Ordinance No. 6235 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO DEEM PROPERTY SURPLUS AND AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY OWNED BY THE PARISH OF CADDO AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Public Works) 

14.VII.

Ordinance No. 6236 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE REQUIRING THAT ALL PARISH EMPLOYEES HIRED, APPOINTED OR PROMOTED TO PARISH ATTORNEY, ASSISTANT PARISH ADMINISTRATOR, PARISH ADMINISTRATOR/CEO, DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR OR COMMISSION CLERK, MUST BE RESIDENTS OF CADDO PARISH, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE  WITH  RESPECT THERETO.

(Johnson)

14.VIII.

Ordinance No. 6238 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING SECTION 32-62 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES PROHIBITING  POSSESSION OR CARRIAGE IN A MOTOR VEHICLE ON PUBLIC ROADS OF FIREARMS WITH A MAGAZINE CAPABLE OF HOLDING MORE THAN 20 ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION, TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF THE ORDINANCE, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Johnson)

15.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

16.

ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

16.I.

Introduction of Ordinance No. 6237 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE REGARDING AN EXCHANGE OF ROADWAYS WITH THE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN CONNECTION WITH EXTENDING LA. 3276 TO LA. 1, TO AUTHORIZE THE EXCHANGE OF CERTAIN PORTIONS OF PARISH ROADS IN RETURN FOR CERTAIN PORTIONS OF STATE HIGHWAYS; TO AUTHORIZE THE PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO EXECUTE AGREEMENTS AS NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THAT EXCHANGE, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Administration) 

16.II.

Introduction of Ordinance No. 6239 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR CHARLES JOHNSON MINISTRIES, INC. AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Johnson, NGO Committee)

17.

WORK SESSION MINUTES:

17.I.

Work Session Minutes June 9, 2022

18.

RESOLUTIONS:

18.I.

Resolution No. 33 of 2022

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CADDO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO CONSENT TO THE ASSIGNMENT OF STATE AGENCY LEASES 22029 AND 22030, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Districts 2, 7 and 12) 

19.

OLD BUSINESS:

20.

NEW BUSINESS:





20.I.

Confirm Selection Of Official Journal For The Parish Of Caddo

Review Proposals Submitted For Selection Of The Official Journal For Regular Session For The Parish Of Caddo For The Year July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023

                        Caddo Citizen/Shreveport Sun   

 (Commission Clerk) 

20.II.

Authorize Administration to fund Community Juneteenth Celebration with ARPA Funds

(Jackson)

20.III.

Reappointment to the Lakeview Waterworks District

Reappoint Robert Fowler to the Lakeview Waterworks Board, term to expire 3-17-2027

(Johnson) 

20.IV.

Appointment of Susannah Poljak as the District 10 Representative to the Citizen's Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice

(Chavez)

Documents:
  1. SWP Resume.pdf
20.V.

Appointment to the North Caddo Hospital Service District Board of Directors

Appoint Jennifer Fant to the North Caddo Hospital Service District Board of Directors to fill the unexpired term currently held by Helen Godfrey-Smith. Term to expire July 18, 2024.

(Hopkins)

21.

COMMUNIQUES AND REPORTS:


 

22.

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
         
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.

23.

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.