CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
Streaming at
www.caddo.org
February 20, 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 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.

6.

VISITORS:

 

7.

ADOPT REGULAR SESSION MINUTES FROM FEBRUARY 6, 2020

 
8.

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS:

 

9.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:


Administration response to information requests from Commissioners



10.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

11.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ZONING ORDINANCES AND CASES:

12.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES:

12.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)
13.

ZONING ORDINANCES: (For final passage)

14.

ORDINANCES: (for final passage)

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.

ZONING ORDINANCES (For introduction by Title)

 

16.

ORDINANCES: (For introduction by title)

 

17.

WORK SESSION MINUTES FEBRUARY 18, 2020

        RATIFY WORK SESSION MINUTES
18.

RESOLUTIONS:

18.I.

Resolution No. 12 of 2020

A RESOLUTION TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESSES IN JAILS, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)

18.II.

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
18.III.

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)
19.

OLD BUSINESS:

20.

NEW BUSINESS:

20.I.

Confirm re-opening the hiring process for the Commission Clerk, starting internally

(Commissioner Epperson)
20.II.

Confirm submitting formal request on behalf of the Parish to the BOR Shreveport Law School Study

(Commissioner Jackson)
21.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS

22.

CITIZEN COMMENTS (Late Arrivals)

23.

ADJOURN:





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