CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
(Virtual)
MAY 21, 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.

ADOPT REGULAR SESSION MINUTES

Regular Session Minutes from May 7, 2020
8.

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS:

 

8.I.

Special Proclamation

Special Proclamation proclaiming May 2020 as Women's Health Month in Caddo Parish

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)
8.II.

Special Proclamation

Special Proclamation observing Monday, May 25, 2020 as Memorial Day in Caddo Parish

(Commissioner Epperson)
9.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:


Administration response to information requests from Commissioners



9.I.

Certificate for Teleconference

10.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

11.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ZONING ORDINANCES AND CASES:

12.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES:

12.I.

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
12.II.

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)
12.III.

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)
13.

ZONING ORDINANCES: (For final passage)

14.

ORDINANCES: (for final passage)

14.I.

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.II.

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)
14.III.

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)
15.

ZONING ORDINANCES (For introduction by Title)

 

16.

ORDINANCES: (For introduction by title)

 

17.

WORK SESSION MINUTES

17.I.

Ratify Work Session Minutes 5.18.2020

18.

RESOLUTIONS:

18.I.

Resolution No. 31 of 2020

A RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM MAY 22, 2020 AS NATIONAL MARITIME DAY AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Taliaferro)
18.II.

Resolution No. 32 of 2020

A RESOLUTION URGING AND REQUESTING THE LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE TO ALLOW LOCAL PLANNING AND ZONING ISSUES TO BE RESOLVED BY LOCAL GOVERNING ENTITIES AND OPPOSING LEGISLATION TO THE CONTRARY AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Jackson)
18.III.

Resolution No. 33 of 2020

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE LOUISIANA COMPLIANCE QUESTIONNAIRE

(Finance)
19.

OLD BUSINESS:

19.I.

Confirm Appointment To The Zoning Board Of Appeals (Commission to select one)

CONFIRM APPOINTMENT TO THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS. TERM TO EXPIRE APRIL 30, 2025.

1. ALAN BERRY 
2. HUEY HORN


20.

NEW BUSINESS:

20.I.

Confirm appointment to the Water Works District No. 7 Board

CONFIRM MR. LONNIE DUNN TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM OF MR. JIMMY P. EDWARDS ON THE WATERWORKS DISTRICT NO. 7 BOARD. TERM TO EXPIRE DECEMBER 4, 2024.

(Commissioner Lazarus)
21.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS

22.

CITIZENS COMMENTS (late arrivals):

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. 

23.

ADJOURN:





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