CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
May 20, 2021
3:30 P.M.
Streaming at www.caddo.org &  www.facebook.com/parishofcaddo  

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:

4.I.

Potential Agenda Addition: Special Resolution of Recognition for Mr. Lamark Carter

(Commissioner Cawthorne)
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:

7.I.

Regular Session Minutes May 6, 2021

8.

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS:


8.I.

Special Resolution of Recognition & Appreciation for Mr. Kendrick Law

(Commissioner Johnson)
8.II.

Special Resolution of Recognition & Appreciation for Booker T. Washington High School's Girls Track and Field Team

(Commissioner Cawthorne & Jackson)
8.III.

Special Resolution of Appreciation and Recognition for Chyler Turner

(Commissioner Cawthorne)
9.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ZONING ORDINANCES & CASES:

 

9.I.

Public Hearing for Ordinance 6064 of 2021 in relation to Zoning Case 21-5-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 NORTH SIDE OF N MARKET STREET, APPROXIMATELY TWO HUNDRED AND SIXTY FEET EAST OF ROY ROAD EXTENSION, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM C-1, NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL DISTRICT TO C-2, CORRIDOR COMMERCIAL DISTRICT, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(District 2)
10.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES:

 

10.I.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6065 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE GENERAL FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR A ONE-TIME PAY ADJUSTMENT TO PARISH EMPLOYEES WHO PERFORMED ESSENTIAL WORK DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Pandemic & Natural Disaster Committee)
10.II.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6066 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND THE OIL AND GAS FUND  FOR JUNETEENTH FIREWORK DISPLAY AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Jackson)
11.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for final passage):

11.I.

Ordinance 6064 of 2021 in relation to Zoning Case 21-5-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 NORTH SIDE OF N MARKET STREET, APPROXIMATELY TWO HUNDRED AND SIXTY FEET EAST OF ROY ROAD EXTENSION, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM C-1, NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL DISTRICT TO C-2, CORRIDOR COMMERCIAL DISTRICT, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(District 2)
12.

ORDINANCES (for final passage):

12.I.

Ordinance No. 6065 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE GENERAL FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR A ONE-TIME PAY ADJUSTMENT TO PARISH EMPLOYEES WHO PERFORMED ESSENTIAL WORK DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Pandemic & Natural Disaster Committee)
12.II.

Ordinance No. 6066 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND THE OIL AND GAS FUND  FOR JUNETEENTH FIREWORK DISPLAY AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Jackson)
13.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

14.

ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

14.I.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6067 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND VOLUME II OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE PARISH OF CADDO, AS AMENDED, THE CADDO PARISH UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE, TO ESTABLISH THE PROVISIONS FOR A SPECIAL EXCEPTION USE, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.
(Commissioner Johnson) 

14.II.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6068 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $17,225 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR ROBINSON RESCUE AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Young, Administration)
14.III.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6069 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE E EDWARD JONES HOUSING TRUST FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Jackson)
14.IV.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6070 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE GENERAL FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR WHEEL CHAIR RAMP AND ROOF REPAIR PROGRAM AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Jackson)
14.V.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6071 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A PARISH PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, TO PROVIDE FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Hopkins)
15.

WORK SESSION MINUTES:

15.I.

Work Session Minutes from May 17, 2021

16.

RESOLUTIONS:

16.I.
16.II.

Resolution No. 44 of 2021

A RESOLUTION DECLARING MAY 22, 2021 AS NATIONAL MARITIME DAY AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.
(Commissioner Johnson)
16.III.

Resolution No. 45 of 2021

A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF COMPLETING THE I-49 INNER CITY CONNECTOR, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.
(Commissioners Burrell, Chavez, Gage-Watts, Atkins, Johnson and Cawthorne)
17.

OLD BUSINESS:

18.

NEW BUSINESS:





18.I.

Confirm Appointment to the Metropolitan Planning Commission Board

Authorize appointment of Mr. Gabriel Balderas to the Metropolitan Planning Commission Board to replace the unexpired term of Mauricio Roca. Term to expire  01/01/24  
(Commissioner Young, Commissioner Chavez)
18.II.

Confirm Appointment To The Long Range Planning Citizen's Advisory Committee

Authorize the appointment of Mr. Loyd K. Thomas to the Long Range Planning Citizen's Advisory Committee to Study Planning and Zoning
(Commissioner Cawthorne)
18.III.

Confirm Appointment To The Long Range Planning Citizen's Advisory Committee

Authorize the appointment of Gen. Jim Graves to the Long Range Planning Citizen's Advisory Committee to Study Planning and Zoning
(Commissioner Taliaferro)
18.IV.

Confirm Appointment To The Long Range Planning Citizen's Advisory Committee

Authorize the appointment of Ray Tindel to the Long Range Planning Citizen's Advisory Committee to Study Planning and Zoning 
(Commissioner Young)
18.V.

Confirm Appointment To The Long Range Planning Citizen's Advisory Committee

Authorize the appointment of Don Razinsky to the Long Range Planning Citizen's Advisory Committee to Study Planning and Zoning.
(Commissioner Lazarus) 

18.VI.

Confirm Appointment To The Long Range Planning Citizen's Advisory Committee

Authorize the appointment of Michael Billings, Sr. to the Long Range Planning Citizen's Advisory Committee to Study Planning and Zoning.
(Commissioner Burrell) 
18.VII.

Confirm Appointment To The Long Range Planning Citizen's Advisory Committee

Authorize the appointment of Jessica Tullus to the Long Range Planning Citizen's Advisory Committee to Study Planning and Zoning.
(Commissioner Johnson)
Documents:
  1. Tullis Resume.pdf
19.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Administration response to information requests from Commissioners
19.I.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

19.II.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

20.

CITIZENS COMMENTS (late arrivals):

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.



21.

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.