CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION AGENDA
JUNE 1, 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: Add NLCOG Update from Executive Director Kent Rogers under Visitors

(Commissioner Johnson)
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
          


6.

VISITORS:

 

6.I.

Presentation from Alex T. Ray to Commission

(Commissioner Chavez)
7.

OLD BUSINESS:

 

8.

NEW BUSINESS:

8.I.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6072 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE PARISH MILLAGE FOR THE PURPOSE OF PAYING PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST, DUE IN 2021 ON OUTSTANDING PARISH BOND ISSUES AND TO INSTRUCT THE ASSESSOR TO INCLUDE SAID MILLAGE ON THE TAX ROLL OF THE PARISH OF CADDO FOR THE YEAR 2021, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Finance)
8.II.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6073 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO SET THE GENERAL PURPOSE AND SPECIAL PURPOSE MILLAGES PROVIDING FOR MILLAGE RATE ADJUSTMENTS, AS ALLOWED BY ARTICLE VII, SECTION 23 OF THE LOUISIANA CONSTITUTION OF 1974 AND LA R.S. 47:1705 (B), LEVYING AND IMPOSING TAXES AND ASSESSMENTS FOR 2021 ON ALL THE PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION IN THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Finance)
8.III.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6074 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE ASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY CLASSIFIED AS TIMBERLANDS AND TO INSTRUCT THE ASSESSOR TO INCLUDE SAID ASSESSMENT ON THE TAX ROLL OF THE PARISH OF CADDO FOR THE YEAR 2021, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Finance)
8.IV.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6075 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO ADOPT THE VALUES FIXED, OR TO BE FIXED BY THE LOUISIANA TAX COMMISSION ON ALL ASSESSMENTS FOR RAILWAYS AND OTHER PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATIONS, AND TO INSTRUCT THE ASSESSOR TO EXTEND SUCH ASSESSMENTS AND VALUES ON THE TAX ROLL OF THE PARISH OF CADDO FOR THE YEAR 2021, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Finance)
8.V.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6076 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 $5,000 TO CONDUCT A TRAINING PROGRAM FOR CADDO PARISH FIRE DISTRICTS, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Hopkins)
8.VI.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6077 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF $100,000 FOR FIVE D3 EDGE SECURITY TRAILERS AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioners Chavez, Young and Gage-Watts)
8.VII.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6078 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF $25,000 FOR A WASTEWATER PROGRAM FOR COVID-19 AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Burrell)
8.VIII.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6079 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO ACCEPT THE STREETS IN BLANCHARD LAKE ESTATES SUBDIVISION UNIT 2 & 3 INTO THE PARISH OF CADDO ROAD SYSTEM, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO
(District 1)
8.IX.

Authorize Resolution No 46 of 2021

A RESOLUTION ADOPTING A CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PLAN FOR THE CDBG PROGRAM
(Administration)
8.X.

Authorize Resolution No 47 of 2021

A RESOLUTION CREATING AN AD HOC PANDEMIC TASKFORCE, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.
(Commissioner Jackson)
8.XI.

Authorize Resolution No 48 of 2021

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CADDO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO CONSENT TO THE ANNEXATION BY THE TOWN OF BLANCHARD OF A CERTAIN RIGHT-OF-WAY WITHIN THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT  THERETO
(District 1)
8.XII.

Authorize Resolution No 49 of 2021

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CADDO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO CONSENT TO THE ASSIGNMENT OF STATE AGENCY LEASES 19509, 20131, 20134, 20133, 19737 AND 19740, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO
(District 11)
8.XIII.

Authorize Resolution No 50 of 2021

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CADDO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO REQUEST AND AUTHORIZE THE LOUISIANA STATE MINERAL AND ENERGY BOARD AND THE OFFICE OF MINERAL RESOURCES TO ACCEPT NOMINATIONS AND ADVERTISE FOR OIL, GAS AND MINERAL LEASES, ACCEPT BIDS, AND AWARD AND EXECUTE OIL, GAS AND MINERAL LEASES ON CERTAIN MINERAL INTERESTS OWNED BY THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Districts 6, 7 and 10)  
8.XIV.

Authorize Resolution No 51 of 2021

A RESOLUTION TO AMEND RESOLUTION 75 OF 2020 TO CHANGE THE DATES OF THE JULY 2021 MEETINGS OF THE CADDO PARISH COMMISSION, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Johnson)
8.XV.

Authorize Resolution No 52 of 2021

A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF CREATION OF THE NATIONAL COMMISSION TO INVESTIGATE THE JANUARY 6 ATTACK ON THE UNITED STATES CAPITOL COMPLEX ACT, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO
(Commissioner Cawthorne) 
8.XVI.

Authorize Special Resolution of Recognition for SirTerrance Mack

(Commissioner Johnson)
8.XVII.

Review Proposals Submitted For Selection Of The 2021-2022 Caddo Parish Official Journal

Review Proposals Submitted For Selection Of The Official Journal For Regular Session For The Parish Of Caddo For The Year July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020
                        Caddo Citizen/Shreveport Sun   


                        Shreveport Times   


(Commission Clerk)  
9.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

9.I.

COMMISSION REMARKS:

Communiques, reports, and other items related to Work Session Agenda. 
9.I.i.

REPORTS:

Administrator Report
9.I.i.1.

Administrative Report

9.I.ii.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

10.

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


11.

CONSENT AGENDA:

11.I.

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) 

11.II.

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)
11.III.

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)
11.IV.

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)
11.V.

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)
12.

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.