CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
 505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
 PUBLIC NOTICE
 REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
 Streaming at 
www.caddo.org
June 23, 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.

Dr. Martha Whyte

(Commissioner Epperson) 

7.

ADOPT REGULAR SESSION MINUTES:

7.I.

Regular Session Minutes June 9, 2022

8.

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS:


8.I.

Special Resolution of Recognition and Appreciation for The Philadelphia Center

(Young) 

8.II.

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

(Jackson, Johnson, Gage-Watts) 

8.III.

Special Resolution Proclaiming World Sickle Cell Awareness Day

(Gage-Watts)

8.IV.

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

(Gage-Watts) 

Documents:
  1. SR E-LAw Day.pdf
8.V.

Special Resolution Proclaiming National Safety Month

(Gage-Watts) 

8.VI.

Special Resolution Proclaiming African American Music Appreciation Month

(Gage-Watts) 

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. 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.II.

Public Hearing for 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.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for final passage):

14.

ORDINANCES (for final passage):

14.I.

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) 

14.II.

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)

15.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

15.I.

Introduce 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)

15.II.

Introduce 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)

16.

ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

16.I.

Introduce 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)    


17.

WORK SESSION MINUTES:

17.I.

Work Session Minutes June 20, 2022

18.

RESOLUTIONS:

18.I.

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) 


19.

OLD BUSINESS:

19.I.

Direct Administration to make proposed changes to the NGO application process

(Audit and Finance Committee) (Appropriations Committee)

20.

NEW BUSINESS:





20.I.

Reappoint Mary Irvin 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)


20.II.

Request that Administration Fly Caddo Parish flags at half-staff until City Marshall Charlie Caldwell is laid to rest.

(Johnson) 

21.

COMMUNIQUES AND REPORTS:


 

22.

CITIZEN COMMENTS (Late Arrivals)

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.