CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION AGENDA
Streaming at
www.caddo.org
FEBRUARY 3, 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.

AGENDA ADDITIONS:


5.

CITIZENS COMMENTS:

Citizens who wish to address the Commission must fill out a comment card and forward to the President or the Clerk of the Commission

 Comments by any citizen will be limited to 3 minutes

6.

VISITORS:

 

7.

REPORTS:

Administrator Report

8.

COMMISSION REMARKS

Communiques, reports and other items related to Work Session Agenda.


 

9.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

 

10.

OLD BUSINESS:

11.

NEW BUSINESS:

11.II.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5943 of 2020

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION TO LEGAL SERVICES OF NORTH LOUISIANA, INC. AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO


(Commissioner Jackson)

11.III.

Authorize introduction of Ordinance No. 5944 of 2020

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND AND THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE SOUTHERN HILLS HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION (SHHA) AND TO REDUCE THE APPROPRIATION FOR THE SOUTHERN HILLS BUSINESS ASSOCIATION (SHBA) AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Chavez)

11.IV.

Authorize Resolution No. 9 of 2020

A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF FOSTERING AND PROMOTING HEALTHY EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT THROUGHOUT NORTHWEST LOUISIANA

(Commissioners Atkins, Gage-Watts, & Jackson)
11.V.

Authorize Resolution No. 10 of 2020

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.VI.

Authorize Resolution No. 11 of 2020

A RESOLUTION OF REMEMBRANCE TO MR. WILLIE BURTON, JR.

(Commissioner Jackson)
11.VII.

Authorize appointment to the Industrial Development Board

Authorize appointment to fill the unexpired term left by the resignation of Mr. Larry Ferdinand on the Industrial Development Board. Term to expire August 22, 2025.

  1. Mr. William “Bill” McCollum (Commissioner Atkins)
  2. Ms. Kay Proby-Waller (Commissioner Epperson)
  3. Ms. Earnestine Smith (Commissioner Taliaferro)



11.VIII.

Authorize reappointments to the Caddo Parish Fire District No. 1 Board

Authorize Mr. Carlos Gipson and Mr. Ed Angel to the Caddo Parish Fire District No. 1 Board. Terms to expire January 1, 2022

(Commissioner Hopkins)

11.IX.

Authorize reappointments to the Caddo Parish Fire District No. 5 Board

Authorize Mr. Kyle Dill and Mr. David Winkler to the Caddo Parish Fire District No. 5 Board. Terms to expire January 1, 2022

(Commissioner Atkins & Taliaferro)


11.X.

Authorize Special Resolution of Remembrance

RESOLUTION OF REMEMBRANCE TO DJ STAR

(Commissioner Burrell)
11.XI.

Discuss Charter Review Committee Selection Process

(Commissioner Jackson)
12.

COMMUNIQUES/COMMITTEE REPORTS:

13.

CITIZENS COMMENTS (late arrivals)

Citizens who wish to address the Commission must fill out a comment card and forward to the President or the Clerk of the Commission

 Comments by any citizen will be limited to 3 minutes

14.

CONSENT AGENDA

Special Resolution of Recognition
RESOLUTION OF RECOGNITION TO DOUG DOMINICK, MATTHEW LINN, JIM SMITH, KENNETH EPPERSON, AND JERALD BOWMAN FOR YEARS OF SERVICE AS CADDO PARISH COMMISSIONERS

(Commissioners Chavez, Gage-Watts, Hopkins, & Johnson)
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.