CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
Streaming at
www.caddo.org
JANUARY 23, 2020
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


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.

SELECTION OF CADDO COMMISSION OFFICERS FOR THE YEAR 2020

SELECTION OF CADDO COMMISSION OFFICERS FOR THE YEAR 2020

            President

            Vice-President

            Parliamentarian

5.

AGENDA ADDITIONS:

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:

 

8.

ADOPT REGULAR SESSION MINUTES FROM JANUARY 9, 2020

 
9.

ADOPT REGULAR SESSION MINUTES FROM DECEMBER 21, 2019

 Selection of Commission Clerk 
10.

ADOPT THE SPECIAL SESSION MINUTES FROM JANUARY 13, 2020

SWEARING IN OF CADDO PARISH COMMISSIONERS 2020-2024
11.

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS:

 

11.I.

Special Resolution of Recognition Lowder Baking Company

RESOLUTION OF RECOGNITION TO LOWDER BAKING COMPANY, 2020 KING CAKE RECOGNITION

(Commissioner Chavez)

12.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:


Administration response to information requests from Commissioners



13.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

14.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ZONING ORDINANCES AND CASES:

15.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES:

15.I.

Ordinance No. 5941 of 2020

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE SHOWTIME BOXING EVENT AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioners Chavez & Johnson)

16.

ZONING ORDINANCES: (For final passage)

17.

ORDINANCES: (for final passage)

17.I.

Ordinance No. 5941 of 2020

AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE SHOWTIME BOXING EVENT

(Commissioners Chavez and Lyndon B. Johnson)

18.

ZONING ORDINANCES (For introduction by Title)

 

19.

ORDINANCES: (For introduction by title)

 

20.

WORK SESSION MINUTES JANUARY 21, 2020

        RATIFY WORK SESSION MINUTES
21.

RESOLUTIONS:

21.I.

Confirm Resolution No. 2 of 2020

A RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE CADDO PARISH COMMISSION BYLAWS TO REQUIRE RESUMES FOR COMMISSION APPOINTMENTS, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Commissioner Jackson)

21.II.

Confirm Resolution No. 6 of 2020

A RESOLUTION TO RELOCATE POLLING PLACE FOR PRECINCT NOS. 88, 114, 133, AND 163 FROM CALVARY UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH, 6811 WOOLWORTH ROAD, SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA 71129 TO WALNUT HILL ELEMENTARY MIDDLE SCHOOL, 9360 WOOLWORTH ROAD, SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA 71129, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 12)
21.III.

Confirm Resolution No. 7 of 2020

A RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF BOOKER T. WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Jackson)

22.

OLD BUSINESS:

22.I.

Confirm Reappointment of Ms. Susan Stevenson to the Caddo Fire District No. 4 Board

Term to expire January 1, 2022

(District 11)
23.

NEW BUSINESS:

23.I.

Confirm Appointment to the Metropolitan Planning Commission

Confirm appointment to the Metropolitan Planning Commission. Term to expire January 1, 2026

1. Laura Neubert (Chavez)
2. Lasonya Moore (Gage-Watts)
23.II.

Confirm appointment of Mr. Marvin Muhammed to fill the unexpired term left by Mr. LeMar Flukers on the Industrial Development Board

Term to expire August 22, 2025
23.III.

Confirm appointment to the Industrial Development Board to fill the expired term of Mr. Roger DeKay

Term to expire August 22, 2025

1. William C. Bradford (Atkins)
2. Earnestine Smith (Taliaferro)
3. Kay Proby-Waller (Epperson)
23.IV.

Confirm request to LADOTD to perform a traffic study at the intersection of LA 1 North and MLK for left turn going north

(Commissioners Jackson and Johnson)
23.V.

Confirm Parish Attorney to request an ethics opinion regarding Jeff Everson's employment as Caddo Parish Commission Clerk

(Commissioner Johnson)
24.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS

25.

CITIZEN COMMENTS (Late Arrivals)

26.

ADJOURN:





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