CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
 505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
 PUBLIC NOTICE
 WORK SESSION AGENDA
 Streaming at 
www.caddo.org
June 20, 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
          


6.

VISITORS:

 

7.

COMMISSION REMARKS:

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

REPORTS:

Administrator Report
7.I.i.

Admin Report 6-20-2022

7.I.i.1.

May Financials

Documents:
  1. 05- May.pdf
7.I.ii.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

8.

OLD BUSINESS:

 

9.

NEW BUSINESS:

9.I.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6240 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE TO ADOPT SECTION 12-27 RELATIVE TO OCCUPATIONAL LICENSES, ENACTING PROVISIONS REGARDING VIDEO POKER TRUCK STOPS, PARI-MUTUEL FACILITIES AND OFF TRACK WAGERING FACILITIES, TO PROHIBIT WITHIN A CERTAIN DISTANCE FROM PARTICULAR FACILITIES OR PROPERTIES, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Hopkins, Long Range Planning Committee)    


9.II.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6241 of 2022

AN ORDINANCE RELATIVE TO THE COMPENSATION OF COMMISSION MEMBERS, TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCREASE IN THAT COMPENSATION, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Johnson)

9.III.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance 6242 of 2022 in Relation to Zoning Case 21-39-P

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND VOLUME II OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE PARISH OF CADDO, AS AMENDED, THE CADDO PARISH UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE, BY AMENDING THE ZONING OF PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF WELLS ISLAND ROAD, APPROXIMATELY EIGHT HUNDRED FEET NORTHWEST OF REVERSE DRIVE CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM R-1-7 SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT AND NA, NATURAL AREAS DISTRICT TO OS, OPEN SPACE DISTRICT, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO 

(District 3)

9.IV.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance 6243 of 2022 in Relation to Zoning Case 22-7-P

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND VOLUME II OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE PARISH OF CADDO, AS AMENDED, THE CADDO PARISH UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE, BY AMENDING THE ZONING OF PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF OLD MOORINGSPORT ROAD, APPROXIMATELY TWO THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED- AND FIFTY-FEET EAST OF NORTH MARKET STREET, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM TRACT A R-A RURAL-AGRICULTURAL ZONING DISTRICT TO R-1-7, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL AND TRACT B FROM R-A RURAL-AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT TO R-1-5 SINGLE- FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO 

(District 2)

9.V.

Authorize Resolution No. 35 of 2022

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PARISH ATTORNEY’S OFFICE TO REQUEST AN OPINION FROM THE LOUISIANA STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE REGARDING THE AUTHORITY OF THE PARISH COMMISSION TO PASS AN ORDINANCE REQUIRING THAT CERTAIN TYPES OF AMMUNTION BE CARRIED SEPARATELY FROM THE GUN, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO. 

(Caddo Parish Commission) 


9.VI.

Authorize Introduction of Resolution No. 36 of 2022

A RESOLUTION DECLARING A PUBLIC APOLOGY FOR BLOODY CADDO AND SYSTEMIC RACISM PERPETRATED ON AFRICAN-AMERICAN CITIZENS OF CADDO PARISH, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO. 

(Gage-Watts) 

9.VII.

Authorize Reappointment to the North Caddo Hospital Service District Board of Directors

Reappoint Mrs. Mary Irvin to the North Caddo Hospital Service District Board of Directors, term to expire January 7, 2028

(Hopkins)


9.VIII.

Authorize Special Resolution of Recognition and Appreciation for The Philadelphia Center

(Young) 

9.IX.

Authorize Special Resolution Honoring Dr. Ray Belton for his Service with Southern University

(Jackson, Johnson, Gage-Watts) 

9.X.

Authorize Special Resolution Proclaiming African American Music Appreciation Month

(Gage-Watts) 

9.XI.

Authorize Special Resolution Proclaiming World Sickle Cell Awareness Day

(Gage-Watts)

9.XII.

Authorize Special Resolution of Appreciation for Ernest Lloyd Aaron Williams (E-LAW)

(Gage-Watts) 

9.XIII.

Authorize Special Resolution Proclaiming National Safety Month

(Gage-Watts) 

9.XIV.

Authorize Dr. Martha Whyte as a Visitor for the June 23rd Regular Session Agenda

(Commissioner Epperson) 

9.XV.

Authorize Item Requesting administration to obtain quotes to remove the live oak tree on the South side of the Caddo Courthouse (facing Milam Street), immediately west of the entrance.

(Johnson) 

10.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

11.

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


12.

CONSENT AGENDA:

12.I.

Direct Administration to make proposed changes to the NGO application process

(Audit and Finance Committee) (Appropriations Committee)

12.II.

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) 

12.III.

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)

13.

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.