CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION TELECONFERENCE AGENDA
JANUARY 19, 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.

Proposed Agenda Addition

Authorize Special Resolution of Recognition & Appreciation proclaiming Sunday, January 31, 2021 as Louisiana National Guard Day in Caddo Parish

(Commissioner Epperson)
4.II.

Proposed Agenda Addition

Authorize Resolution To Play Patriotic Music At The Start Of Commission Meetings In February And March Of 2021, And To Otherwise Provide With Respect Thereto
(Commissioner Cawthorne)


4.III.

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

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

Certificate for Teleconference 01.19.21

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:

 

6.I.

Master Plan Update

7.

REPORTS:

Administrator Report
7.I.i.

December Financials

Documents:
  1. 12- Decemeber.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 No. 6024 Of 2021 In Relation To Zoning Case 20-11-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 SOUTH SIDE OF GREENWOOD ROAD AT CALDERWOOD DRIVE, CADDO PARISH, LA, FROM R-A RURAL-AGRICULTURAL ZONING DISTRICT TO C-1 NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL ZONING DISTRICT, C-3 GENERAL COMMERCIAL ZONING DISTRICT, AND I-MU, INDUSTRIAL MIXED USE ZONING DISTRICT AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO 

(District 12)
11.II.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6025 of 2021 In Relation to Zoning Case 20-14-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 WEST END OF NEWBURN LANE, CADDO PARISH, LA, FROM R-1-12, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT TO R-1-7, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 9)
11.III.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6026 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND VOLUME II OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE PARISH OF CADDO, AS AMENDED, THE CADDO PARISH UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE, TO ESTABLISH R-1-10 SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL ZONING DISTRICT BY AMENDING ARTICLE 3, ZONING DISTRICTS AND ZONING MAP; BY AMENDING ARTICLE 4, ZONING DISTRICTS; BY AMENDING ARTICLE 5, USES; BY AMENDING ARTICLE 7, REGARDING THE ON-SITE DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS; BY AMENDING ARTICLE 9, SIGN REGULATIONS; BY AMENDING ARTICLE 10, LANDSCAPE AND TREE PRESERVATION AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Parish Attorney)
11.IV.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6027 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES & EXPENDITURES FOR THE GENERAL FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION TO THE ONE HUNDRED MEN OF SHREVEPORT FOR FUNDS REMAINING AT DECEMBER 31, 2020 TO PROVIDE COVID-19 TESTING AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Cawthorne)
11.V.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6028 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF $21,000 FOR THE SALVATION ARMY’S MERKLE CENTER OF HOPE FOR FUNDS REMAINING AT DECEMBER 31, 2019 AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Jackson)
11.VI.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6029 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND REENACT ARTICLE III OF CHAPTER 19 RELATIVE TO DR. E. EDWARD JONES HOUSING TRUST FUND, TO PROVIDE FOR THE INCLUSION OF GRANTS WITHIN FUNDING SOURCES, TO PROVIDE FOR APPLICATIONS AND AWARD OF GRANTS TO APPROPRIATE RECIPIENTS, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Jackson)
11.VII.

Authorize Resolution No. 7 of 2021

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CADDO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO APPROVE THE ASSIGNMENT, BILL OF SALE AND CONVEYANCE OF STATE AGENCY LEASES 20131, 20133 AND 20134 TO ENPOWER RESOURCES, INC., AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 11)
11.VIII.

Authorize Resolution No. 8 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

(Districts 1, 2 & 12)
11.IX.

Authorize Resolution No. 9 of 2021

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ENTITIES TO ADMINISTER THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE  PROGRAM FOR THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Jackson)
11.X.

Authorize Resolution No. 10 of 2021

RESOLUTION URGING NACO TO ADOPT A POLICY RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE 117TH CONGRESS TO AMEND SOCIAL SECURITY ACT TO REINSTATE FEDERAL HEALTH CARE BENEFITS FOR NON-CONVICTED JUSTICE INVOLVEMENT INDIVIDUALS, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Commissioner Jackson)
11.XI.

Authorize Resolution No. 11 of 2021

A RESOLUTION OF THE PARISH OF CADDO URGING AND REQUESTING THE SHREVEPORT/CADDO METROPOLITAN PLANNING COMMISSION TO CONDUCT PUBLIC MEETINGS VIA TELECONFERENCE; AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Epperson)
11.XII.

Authorize Resolution No. 12 of 2021

A RESOLUTION URGING AND REQUESTING THE LOUISIANA STATE LEGISLATURE TO AUTHORIZE USE OF BALLOT BOXES AND TO EXTEND THE EARLY VOTING PERIOD AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)
11.XIII.

Authorize Resolution No. 13 of 2021

A RESOLUTION OF THE PARISH OF CADDO URGING REQUESTING THE LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE TO ADOPT LEGISLATION TO INCREASE THE MINIMUM WAGE AND TO TIE FUTURE INCREASES TO THE COST OF LIVING STANDARD, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Epperson)
11.XIV.

Authorize Resolution No. 14 of 2021

A RESOLUTION CONDEMNING THE JANUARY 6, 2021 ATTACK ON THE UNITED STATES CAPITOL, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Epperson)

11.XV.

Authorize Resolution No. 15 of 2021

A RESOLUTION OF RECOGNITION AND APPRECIATION FOR COVID-19 FRONT LINE WORKERS IN CADDO PARISH

(Commissioners Jackson and Chavez)
11.XVI.

Authorize Resolution No. 16 of 2021

A RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING JANUARY AS “CERVICAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH” IN CADDO PARISH

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)
11.XVII.

Authorize Resolution No. 17 of 2021

A RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING JANUARY AS ‘HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS AND PREVENTION MONTH’ IN CADDO PARISH

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)
11.XVIII.

Authorize Resolution No. 18 of 2021

A RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING AND SUPPORTING JANUARY AS NATIONAL STALKING AWARENESS MONTH AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioners Jackson and Gage-Watts)
11.XIX.

Authorize Appointment to the Shreve Memorial Library Board

Authorize appointment of Roy Murry to the Shreveport Memorial Library Board to fill the unexpired term of Tom Tebbe who has resigned effective December 31, 2021. Current term expires December 31, 2024. 

(Commissioner Hopkins and Chavez)
11.XX.

Special Resolution of Recognition and Appreciation for the Calvary Baptist Cavaliers

(Commissioner Taliaferro and Chavez)
11.XXI.

Authorize Special Resolution Acknowledging the Winners of the Domestic Violence Trey Hutchison Award for 2020

(Commissioner Taliaferro)
11.XXII.

Authorize Special Resolution of Recognition and Appreciation for Mrs. Bessie Smith

(Commissioner Jackson)
11.XXIII.

Authorize Special Resolution of Recognition for Louisianan of the Year Bob Thames

(Commissioner Chavez)
11.XXIV.

Authorize Special Resolution of Remembrance to Whayland Harvel W.H. Greene


(Commissioner Hopkins)
11.XXV.

Authorize Special Resolution of Appreciation and Recognition for Timmy Lane

(Commissioner Chavez)
12.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

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.

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)
14.II.

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)
14.III.

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)
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.