CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION AGENDA
Streaming at
www.caddo.org
FEBRUARY 18, 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:

 

6.I.

Master Plan Update

Metropolitan Planning Commission
6.II.

John Davis, Rural Fire District Representative

(Commissioner Hopkins)
6.III.

Compassion for Lives- Executive Director, Carla Buntyn

(Commissioner Cawthorne)
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.I.

COMMISSION WILL CONVENE INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION

Executive Session to discuss all issues regarding professional competence/character of Jeff Everson, Commission Clerk appointee

(Parish Attorney's Office)
11.II.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5945 of 2020

TO ESTABLISH THE SALARY OF THE COMMISSION CLERK PURSUANT TO SECTION 3-10 OF THE HOME RULE CHARTER FOR CADDO PARISH, TO ADOPT A COMPENSATION SCHEDULE FOR THAT POSITION, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Chavez)
11.III.

Authorize Resolution No. 12 of 2020

A RESOLUTION RELATIVE TO MENTAL HEALTH AMONG INCARCERATED PERSONS, TO ENDORSE AND SUPPORT THE STEPPING UP MOVEMENT AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)

11.IV.

Authorize Resolution No. 13 of 2020

A RESOLUTION OF THE PARISH OF CADDO URGING THE LOUISIANA STATE LEGISLATURE TO STRENGTHEN THE LOUISIANA GUN LAW BY INCORPORATING MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS FOR OWNING AND CARRYING A FIREARM, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Johnson)


Documents:
  1. 13 Gun Law.pdf
11.V.

Authorize Resolution No. 14 of 2020

A RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE NORTHWEST LOUISIANA COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS (NLCOG), THE COORDINATION AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (CDC), AND THE LSUS RED RIVER WATERSHED MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE, FOR THE PURPOSE OF APPLYING FOR GRANT FUNDING AND ACTING IN SUPPORT OF WATERSHED REGION MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES AND IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE STATE OF LOUISIANA WATERSHED INITIATIVE, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Administration)
11.VI.

Authorize submitting a formal response on behalf of the Parish to the BOR Shreveport Law School Study

(Commissioner Jackson)
11.VII.

Authorize discussion of hiring Commission Clerk

(Commissioner Johnson)
11.VIII.

Authorize discussion of start date for Commission Clerk

(Commissioner Chavez)
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

14.I.

Ordinance No. 5943 of 2020

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES & 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)

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.