CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION TELECONFERENCE AGENDA
(VIRTUAL)
JANUARY 4, 2021
3:30 PM
Streaming at www.facebook.com/parishofcaddo & www.youtube.com/user/parishofcaddois


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


Cawthorne           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.

Motion To Approve Consideration Of Items Under La.R.S. 42:17.1 (2/3 Vote Required)

(Commission Clerk's Office)
4.I.i.

Certificate for Teleconference

5.

CITIZENS COMMENTS:

Citizens who wish to address the Commission, please fill out a comment card by clicking HERE and submit to the Commission Clerk’s Office.  Individual comments are limited to 3 minutes and will be read aloud during the Public Comments section of this agenda. Citizens may also address the Committee by calling the Commission Clerk’s Office at (318) 226-6596 during the Public Comments section of this agenda. 


6.

VISITORS:

 

7.

REPORTS:

Administrator Report
7.I.

November Financials

Documents:
  1. 11 - November.pdf
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 6021 of 2021 in relation to Zoning Case 20-15-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 East Corner Of Ellerbe Road And Stewart Drive, Caddo Parish, La., From R-1-7, Single-Family Residential District To C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District, And To Otherwise Provide With Respect Thereto
(District 10)
11.II.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance 6022 of 2021 in relation to Zoning Case 20-12-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 N. Market Street Approximately One Thousand One Hundred Sixty Five Feet Northwest Of Roy Road Extension, Caddo Parish, La., From R-A, Rural Agriculture District To C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District, And To Otherwise Provide With Respect Thereto
(District 2)
11.III.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance 6023 of 2021 in relation to Zoning Case 20-16-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 East Side Of Greenwood Springridge Road, Approximately Seven Hundred Feet North Of Meadow Creek Drive, Caddo Parish, La., From R-A, Rural  Agriculture District To R-A (Pud), Rural Agriculture Planned Unit Development District, And To Otherwise Provide With Respect Thereto
(District 12)
11.IV.

Authorize Resolution No. 1 of 2021

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CADDO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO REQUEST AND AUTHORIZE THE LOUISIANA STATE MINERAL AND ENERGY BOARD AND THE OFFICE OF MINERAL RESOURCES TO ACCEPT NOMINATIONS AND ADVERTISE FOR OIL, GAS AND MINERAL LEASES, ACCEPT BIDS, AND AWARD AND EXECUTE OIL, GAS AND MINERAL LEASES ON CERTAIN MINERAL INTERESTS OWNED BY THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Public Works)
11.V.

Authorize Resolution No. 2 of 2021

A RESOLUTION ORDERING AND CALLING A SPECIAL ELECTION TO BE HELD IN CADDO PARISH, LOUISIANA, TO AMEND THE CADDO PARISH HOME RULE CHARTER; MAKING APPLICATION TO THE STATE BOND COMMISSION IN CONNECTION THEREWITH; AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH.
(Charter Review Committee) 
11.VI.

Authorize Resolution No. 3 of 2021

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CADDO COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY, INC. TO ADMINISTER THE HEAD START PROGRAM FOR THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Hopkins)
11.VII.

Authorize Resolution No. 4 of 2021

A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE AMENDED 2020 OF NORTH LOUISIANA CRIMINALISTICS LABORATORY COMMISSION AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commission Clerk's Office)
11.VIII.

Authorize Resolution No. 5 of 2021

A RESOLUTION URGING AND REQUESTING THE LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE TO SUPPORT, ENCOURAGE, AND WORK TO PROVIDE HIGH SPEED INTERNET FOR RURAL LOUISIANA, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO. 
(Commissioners Burrell and Chavez)

11.IX.

Authorize Approval of the 2021 Audit Schedule

Approve 2021 audit schedule as follows:
         1. Information Systems: Information Systems Security,  Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning, Remote Access
         2. Human Resources: Disciplinary Process; Compensation, Benefits Administration and Open Enrollment; Regulatory Compliance

(Audit & Finance Committee)
11.X.

Authorize Reappointment On The Waterworks District No. 7 Board (Commission To Appoint One)

Authorize reappointment of Glenda E. Britton to the Waterworks District No. 7 Board. Term to expire 01/08/2026
(Commissioner Lazarus)
11.XI.

Authorize Reappointment to The Fire District No. 6 Board (Commission To Appoint One)

Authorize reappointment of Mr. Mike McCullough to the Fire District No. 6. Term to expire   01/01/23  
(Commissioner Lazarus)
11.XII.

Authorize Resolution of Remembrance for Andrea Michelle Shyne

(Commissioner Hopkins)
11.XIII.

Authorize Special Resolution of Recognition for Roseview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Special Resolution of Recognition for Roseview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
(Commissioner Epperson)
11.XIV.

Authorize Representative from Overton Brooks VA Medical Center to speak as a Visitor at January 7, 2021 Regular Session Meeting

(Commissioner Epperson)
12.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

12.I.

CLERK'S NOTE: Reminder that the Commission will select the 2021 Officers at its next Regular Session (January 7th)

13.

CITIZENS COMMENTS (late arrivals):

Citizens who wish to address the Commission, please fill out a comment card by clicking HERE and submit to the Commission Clerk’s Office. Individual comments are limited to 3 minutes and will be read aloud during the Public Comments section of this agenda. Citizens may also address the Committee by calling the Commission Clerk’s Office at (318) 226-6596 during the Public Comments section of this agenda. 

14.

CONSENT AGENDA:

14.I.

Local Assessment Ordinance No. 61 of 2020

AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING IMPROVEMENTS AND PAVING OF WINDER DRIVE, WINDER CIRCLE WEST, WINDER CIRCLE EAST AND CASHMERE CIRCLE BEING LOCATED IN FREDOLA’S PLACE AND WINDERMERE ESTATES SUBDIVISIONS, PHASE 1, UNIT 2, PHASE 3 AND UNIT NO. 4, ALL LOCATED IN SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 17 NORTH, RANGE 15 WEST, OF CADDO PARISH, LOUISIANA, AND PROVIDING FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF ALL ABUTTING REAL ESTATE IN THE AMOUNTS RESPECTIVELY DUE AND PROVIDING FOR THE IMPOSITION OF LIENS AND PRIVILEGES IN FAVOR OF THE PARISH OF CADDO AND PROVIDING FOR THE TERMS OF PAYMENT, AND TO OTHERWISE  PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 7)

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.