CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION AGENDA
(Virtual)
May 4, 2020
3:30 P.M.
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This meeting will be available for viewing on the Parish of Caddo's Facebook page (via Facebook Live).




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 Committee, 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. 

6.

VISITORS:

 

7.

REPORTS:

Administrator Report

7.I.

Certificate for Teleconference

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.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5957 of 2020

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR PROJECT GRACE AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO 

(Economic Development Committee)
11.II.

Authorize Introduction Of Ordinance No. 5958 of 2020

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO 

(Economic Development Committee)
11.III.

Authorize Resolution No. 28 of 2020

A RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE CADDO PARISH COMMISSION BYLAWS TO REQUIRE FORMAL REQUESTS FOR COMMISSION APPROPRIATIONS TO ENTITIES NOT PART OF CADDO PARISH GOVERNMENT, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Commissioner Johnson)
11.IV.

Authorize Resolution No. 29 of 2020

A RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING APRIL 25, 2020 AS ABDUHL DIABETES WALK DAY IN CADDO PARISH

(Commissioner Jackson)
11.V.

Authorize Resolution No. 30 of 2020

A RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING JUNE 3, 2020 AS PRINCE HALL JUBILEE DAY IN CADDO PARISH

(Commissioner Jackson)
11.VI.

Authorize appointment to the Zoning Board of Appeals

Authorize appointment of Mr. Huey Horn to the Zoning Board of Appeals. Term to expire April 30, 2025.

(Commissioner Atkins)

12.

COMMUNIQUES/COMMITTEE REPORTS:

13.

CITIZENS COMMENTS (late arrivals)

14.

CONSENT AGENDA

14.I.

Ordinance No. 5950 of 2020

AN ORDINANCE 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

(Commissioners Atkins, Chavez, and Jackson)
14.II.

Ordinance No. 5951 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 KAPPA ALPHA PSI FRATERNITY, INC. AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Economic Development Committee)
14.III.

Ordinance No. 5952 of 2020

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES & EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,489 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE SAFE SUMMER PROGRAM FOR FUNDS REMAINING AT DECEMBER 31, 2019 AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Jackson)
14.IV.

Ordinance No. 5953 of 2020

AN ORDINANCE TO DONATE SURPLUS PROPERTY UNDER CHAPTER 19, ARTICLE II, DIVISION 3 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATIVE TO DONATION OF ADJUDICATED PROPERTY ACQUIRED BY THE PARISH UNDER LA.R.S. 47:2236 ET SEQ., TO AUTHORIZE THE DONATION OF PROPERTY TO NORTHWEST LOUISIANA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION FOR A PUBLIC PURPOSE, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Jackson)
14.V.

Ordinance No. 5954 of 2020

AN ORDINANCE TO CLOSE AND ABANDON A PORTION OF THE DEDICATION OF BEL-MAR DRIVE, IN THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Public Works)
14.VI.

Ordinance No. 5956 of 2020

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AN EXPENDITURE FOR THE RESERVE TRUST FUND FOR THE YEAR 2020 TO PROVIDE LSUHSC AN APPROPRIATION OF UP TO $175,000.00 TO PERFORM COVID 19 TESTING AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
14.VII.

Confirm Appointment to the Quadrennial Charter Review Committee (1 to be selected)

1. KEN KREFFT (Commissioner Taliaferro)
2. RUDY MORTON (Commissioner Burrell)
3. JOYCE W. ROGERS (Commissioner Epperson)
4. DR. MELVA KRISTI TURNER-WILLIAMS (Commissioner Johnson)
5. RYAN WILLIAMS (Commissioner Johnson)
14.VIII.

Confirm appointments to the Complete Count Census Committee

1. Pat Harwell (Commissioner Lazarus)
2. Omari Ho-Sang (Commissioner Johnson)
3. Jacqueline Paul (Commissioner Cawthorne)
4. Sheila Rynders (Commissioner Hopkins
5. Debra Seamster (Commissioner Jackson)
6. Clifton Starks (Commissioner Epperson)
7. Cammie Wright (Commissioner Burrell)

15.

ADJOURN:

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