CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION TELECONFERENCE AGENDA
MARCH 1, 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:


5.

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

(Commission Clerk's Office)
5.I.

Certificate for Teleconference 03.01.21

6.

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. 


7.

Visitors

7.I.

A Moment in Black History

(Commissioner Johnson)
7.II.

Dr. Sushil K. Jain To Present 'Vitamin D-Deficiency In African Americans'

(Commissioner Burrell)
7.III.

Master Plan Update

7.IV.

Patriotic Music

(Commissioner Cawthorne)
8.

REPORTS:

Administrator Report
8.I.

Administrator Report

8.I.i.

January Financials

Documents:
  1. 01- January.pdf
9.

COMMISSION REMARKS:

Communiques, reports, and other items related to Work Session Agenda. 
10.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

11.

OLD BUSINESS:

 

11.I.

Ordinance No. 5961 Of 2020

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND RE-ENACTING SECTIONS 4-61 AND 4-61.1 AND ENACTING SECTIONS 4-63, 4-64, AND 4-65, ALL OF CHAPTER FOUR OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE PARISH OF CADDO, PERTAINING TO PERMITS FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE HANDLING CARDS, AND OTHERWISE PERTAINING THERETO.

(Commissioner Hopkins)

CLERK’S NOTE: This ordinance was introduced on July 9, 2020; and its public hearing was held on October 8, 2020. Due to teleconference limitations it didn't come back up until December 2020, and it was then postponed to the 2nd meeting in February.
12.

NEW BUSINESS:

12.I.

Authorize Introduction Ordinance No. 6031 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE DECLARING CERTAIN ADJUDICATED PROPERTIES TO BE SURPLUS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE PARISH ADMINISTRATOR, OR A DESIGNEE, TO SELL THE PARISH OF CADDO'S TAX INTEREST IN CERTAIN SURPLUS ADJUDICATED PROPERTIES, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 3)
12.II.

Authorize Introduction Of Ordinance No. 6035 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE BETTY AND LEONARD PHILLIPS DEAF ACTION CENTER AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Young)
12.III.

Authorize Introduction Of Ordinance No. 6036 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2020 BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND TO REDUCE THE APPROPRIATION FOR RIVERBOAT REVENUE BY $300,000

(Administration)
12.IV.

Authorize Introduction Of Ordinance 6037 Of 2021 In Relation To Zoning Case 20-22-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 NORTHEAST AND SOUTHEAST CORNERS OF DIXIE SHREVEPORT HIGHWAY AND 1-220, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM 1-2, HEAVY INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT AND NA, NATURAL AREAS DISTRICT TO OS, OPEN SPACE DISTRICT AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 1)
12.V.

Authorize Introduction Of Ordinance No 6038 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION of $250,000 FOR MENTAL HEALTH AGENCIES AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Johnson)
12.VI.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6039 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE OIL AND GAS FUND AND THE CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $75,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION TO ERECT A COVID-19 MEMORIAL AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Johnson)
12.VII.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6040 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE SHREVEPORT VOLUNTEER NETWORK AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Lazarus)
12.VIII.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6041 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR RIVERBOAT FUND AND THE OIL AND GAS FUND  IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,000 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION TO NORTHWEST LOUISIANA FOOD BANK AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Johnson)
12.IX.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6042 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED EXPENDITURES FOR THE E EDWARD JONES HOUSING TRUST FUND AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Jackson)
12.X.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6043 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE E EDWARD JONES HOUSING TRUST FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS RECEIVED FROM THE US TREASURY FOR THE EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Jackson & Administration)
12.XI.

Authorize Resolution No. 22 Of 2021

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

(Commissioner Epperson) 

12.XII.

Authorize Resolution No. 23 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) 

12.XIII.

Authorize Resolution No. 25 Of 2021

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

(Commissioner Chavez)
12.XIV.

Authorize Resolution No. 27 of 2021

A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE RULES AND BY-LAWS OF THE CADDO PARISH COMMISSION REGARDING THE RE-SUBMISSION OF AGENDA ITEMS BY COMMISSIONERS, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.
(Commissioner Lazarus)
12.XV.

Authorize Resolution No. 26 Of 2021

A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE RULES AND BY-LAWS OF THE CADDO PARISH COMMISSION REGARDING THE TIME LIMITS OF SPEAKERS UNDER COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Johnson)
12.XVI.

Authorize Resolution No. 28 of 2021

A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Jackson)
12.XVII.

Authorize Resolution No. 29 of 2021

A RESOLUTION SUBMITTING TO GOVERNOR JOHN BEL EDWARDS A NAME FOR APPOINTMENT FOR MEMBERSHIP ON THE RED RIVER WATERWAY COMMISSION
(Commissioner Johnson)
12.XVIII.

Authorize Reappointments To The Caddo Parish Animal Services Board

Authorize the Reappointment of Sarah Walton and Lorraine Guerrero to the Caddo
Parish Animal Services Board. Terms to expire 01/01/25

(Administration)
12.XIX.

Authorize Appointment To The Caddo Parish Animal Services Board (Commission To Appoint One)

Authorize Appointment of Bryan Molitor to the Caddo Parish Animal Services Board
to replace Margaret Bird as the appointee who is a Parish resident. Term to expire
01/01/23

(Administration) 

12.XX.

Authorize Appointment To The Caddo Parish Animal Services Board (Commission To Appoint One)

Authorize Appointment of Constance Griffin to the Caddo Parish Animal Services
Board to replace Alfred Barrow as the appointee who is the Health Unit
Representative. Term to expire 01/01/23

(Administration)

12.XXI.

Authorize Appointment To The Lakeview Water System Board (Commission To Appoint One)

(Commissioner Johnson)
12.XXII.

Authorize Special Resolution Honoring Local Pioneering African Americans In Law Enforcement

(Commissioner Cawthorne)
12.XXIII.

Authorize Special Resolution Of Appreciation And Recognition For Hall Builders, Inc.

(Commissioner Johnson)
12.XXIV.

Authorize Special Resolution Of Appreciation And Recognition For CNC Oil Field Services and Bulldog Oilfield Services

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)
12.XXV.

Authorize Special Proclamation for Ernestine Thompson

(Commissioner Johnson)
12.XXVI.

Authorize the Parish Administrator to draft Letter of Support for Project C

(Commissioner Cawthorne)
12.XXVII.

Authorize Southern University Law Center’s Off-Campus Instructional Site (OCIS) Team As Visitor For Regular Session

(Commissioner Jackson)
13.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

14.

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. 

15.

CONSENT AGENDA:

15.I.

Ordinance No. 6030 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE DECLARING THE INTENT OF THE PARISH UNDER LA.R.S.
47:2236 TO ACQUIRE FULL OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN FIVE PARCELS, NAMELY
LOT 5, BLOCK 14, WEST END SUBDIVISION, SHREVEPORT (GEO. NO. 171402-
052-0005-00 ); LOT 11, BLOCK 14, WEST END SUBDIVISION, SHREVEPORT
(GEO. NO.171402-052-0011-00); LOT 10, BLOCK 14, WEST END SUBDIVISION,
SHREVEPORT (GEO. NO. 171402-052-0010-00); LOT 20 AND THE EAST HALF OF
LOT 21, BLOCK 1, CURRIE SUBDIVISION, SHREVEPORT (GEO. NO. 171402-021-
0020-00) AND LOT 7, BLOCK 9, CURRIE SUBDIVISION, SHREVEPORT (GEO. NO.
171402-029-0007-00), AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
PUBLIC HEARING MARCH 4, 2021

(Commissioner Jackson)

15.II.

Ordinance No. 6032 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO ACCEPT AN ADDITIONAL 375 FEET OF THE DEDICATION OF
PAXTON ROAD INTO THE PARISH OF CADDO ROAD SYSTEM, AND TO
OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
PUBLIC HEARING MARCH 4, 2021

(District 10) 

15.III.

Ordinance No. 6033 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF SURPLUS FLEET VEHICLES AND
EQUIPMENT OWNED BY THE PARISH OF CADDO AND TO OTHERWISE
PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
PUBLIC HEARING MARCH 4, 2021

(Commissioner Hopkins) 

15.IV.

Ordinance No. 6034 Of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND
EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,000 TO
PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE NORWELA COUNCIL, BOY SCOUTS OF
AMERICA AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
PUBLIC HEARING MARCH 4, 2021

(Commissioner Gage-Watts & Jackson) 

16.

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.