CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
REGULAR TELECONFERENCE MEETING AGENDA
(VIRTUAL)
January 7, 2021
3:30 P.M.
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.

Resolution No. 6 of 2021

A RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING JANUARY 9, 2021 AS ‘NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT APPRECIATION DAY’ IN CADDO PARISH
(Commissioner Chavez)
4.II.

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

 (Commission Clerk's Office)
4.II.i.

Certificate for Teleconference 01.07.21

5.

SELECTION OF CADDO COMMISSION OFFICERS FOR THE YEAR 2021

SELECTION OF CADDO COMMISSION OFFICERS FOR THE YEAR 2021

President
Vice-President
Parliamentarian





6.

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.



7.

VISITORS:

7.I.

Representative from Overton Brooks VA Medical Center

(Commissioner Epperson)
8.

ADOPT REGULAR SESSION MINUTES:

8.I.

Special Session Minutes Property Standards November 30, 2020

8.II.

Regular Session Minutes December 3, 2020

9.

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS:


9.I.

Resolution of Remembrance for Andrea Michelle Shyne

(Commissioner Hopkins)
9.II.

Special Resolution of Recognition for Roseview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Special Resolution of Recognition for Roseview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
(Commissioner Epperson)
10.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Administration response to information requests from Commissioners
10.I.

MPC update regarding Ordinance 5974 of 2020

Alan Clarke to provide update with guest presentation from the vendor, Granicus
11.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

12.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ZONING ORDINANCES & CASES:

 

13.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES:

 

14.

PUBLIC HEARING ON LOCAL ASSESSMENT ORDINANCES

14.I.

Public Hearing for 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.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for final passage):

16.

ORDINANCES (for final passage):

17.

LOCAL ASSESSMENT ORDINANCES (For Final Passage)

17.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)

18.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

18.I.

Introduce 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)
18.II.

Introduce 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)
18.III.

Introduce 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)
19.

ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

20.

WORK SESSION MINUTES:

20.I.

Work Session Minutes January 4, 2021

21.

RESOLUTIONS:

21.I.

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)
21.II.

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) 
21.III.

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)
21.IV.

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)
21.V.

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)

22.

OLD BUSINESS:

23.

NEW BUSINESS:





23.I.

Confirm 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)
23.II.

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)
23.III.

Reappointment to 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)
24.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

25.

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.



26.

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.