CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
WORK SESSION AGENDA
(Virtual)
June 3, 2020
9:00 AM
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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 Commission, please fill out a comment card by clicking HERE and submit to the Commission Clerk’s Office prior to the start of the meeting. Alternately, you may also 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
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6.

VISITORS:

 

6.I.

LSUHSC Representative

(Commissioner Jackson)
6.II.

Dr. Martha Whyte

(Commissioner Chavez)
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:

10.I.

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. 
(Personnel, Policies & Procedures Committee)
11.

NEW BUSINESS:

11.I.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 5959 of 2020

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE OIL AND GAS FUND FOR THE YEAR 2020 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE PURCHASE OF MASK TO COMBAT COVID-19 AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)
11.II.

Authorize Resolution No. 34 of 2020

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ADMINISTRATION TO SUSPEND 2020 NGO PAYMENTS WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Appropriations Committee)
11.III.

Authorize Resolution No. 35 of 2020

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 2, 7, & 12)

11.IV.

Autorize Resolution No. 36 of 2020

A RESOLUTION URGING THE STATE LEGISLATURE TO AUTHORIZE THE AUTOMATIC EXTENSION OF TIME FOR VOTING AT POLLING PLACES THAT ARE OPENED LATE OR SUFFER DELAYS FOR UNFORSEEN EMERGENCIES, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Epperson)

11.V.

Authorize Resolution No. 37 of 2020

A RESOLUTION URGING THE GOVERNOR EDWARDS AND THE LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE TO REVIEW ENFORCEMENT OF FINES AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF LOUISIANA ETHICS LAWS, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Epperson)

11.VI.

Authorize Resolution No. 38 of 2020

A RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING AND SUPPORTING JUNE AS ALZHEIMER’S & BRAIN AWARENESS MONTH AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)


11.VII.

Review Proposals Submitted For Selection Of The 2020-2021 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, 2020 – June 30, 2021
              Caddo Citizen/Shreveport Sun
              Focus SB/ The Inquisitor
              The Shreveport Times

(Commission Clerk)
11.VIII.

Authorize Reappoinment to Pine Hill Waterworks District No. 8 Board

AUTHORIZE REAPPOINMENT OF MR. HOMER NORRIS TO PINE HILL WATERWORKS DISTRICT NO. 8 BOARD. TERM TO EXPIRE MAY 1, 2025.

(Commissioner Johnson)


11.IX.

Authorize Reappoinment to Pine Hill Waterworks District No. 8 Board

AUTHORIZE REAPPOINMENT OF MR. ANTHONY STARKS TO PINE HILL WATERWORKS DISTRICT NO. 8 BOARD. TERM TO EXPIRE MAY 20, 2025.

(Commissioner Johnson)
11.X.

Authorize Reappointments to North Shreveport Industrial Park

AUTHORIZE REAPPOINTMENTS OF MR. RICKEY HALL AND MR. HERBERT ROGERS, JR. TO THE NORTH SHREVEPORT INDUSTRIAL PARK. TERMS TO EXPIRE APRIL 30, 2022.

(Commissioner Johnson)  

11.XI.

Authorize Special Proclamation

SPECIAL PROCLAMATION RECOGNIZING THE SENIOR CLASS OF 2020

(Commissioner Taliaferro)

11.XII.

Discussion regarding future Commission meetings

(Commissioner Taliaferro)
12.

COMMUNIQUES/COMMITTEE REPORTS:

13.

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 prior to the start of the meeting. Alternatively, you may also may 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
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14.

CONSENT AGENDA

14.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
(Postponed from May 21st, 2020 Regular Session)
15.

ADJOURN:

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