CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
PUBLIC NOTICE
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
 Streaming at 
www.caddo.org
July 22, 2021
3:30 P.M.

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 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:

6.I.

Dr. Martha Whyte- Covid 19 Update

(Commissioner Johnson)

6.II.

Dr. Kevin Murnane- Covid 19 Wastewater Presentation

(American Rescue Plan Committee, Commissioner Burrell) 

6.III.

Patrick Courreges, Communications Director with La. Dept. of Natural Resources

(Commissioner Epperson)

7.

ADOPT REGULAR SESSION MINUTES:

7.I.

Regular Session Minutes June 17th, 2021

8.

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS:


8.I.

Special Resolution Honoring Harry W. Thomas

(Epperson)

Documents:
  1. SR Harry Thomas.pdf
8.II.

Special Resolution of Recognition Celebrating the Shreveport Mudbugs

(Commissioners Chavez and Taliaferro)

8.III.

Special Resolution of Recognition for Marco French

(Commissioner Taliaferro)

8.IV.

Special Resolution Recognizing Matthew Whitaker

(Commissioner Epperson)

Documents:
  1. SR Whitaker.pdf
8.V.

Resolution of Remembrance & Respect to Mr. William Clarence Wright

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)

Documents:
  1. SR Wright.pdf
9.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ZONING ORDINANCES & CASES:

 

10.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES:

 

10.I.

Public Hearing on Ordinance No. 6081 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2021 BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE JUVENILE JUSTICE FUND AND THE OIL AND GAS FUND TO ESTABLISH AND PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR A PILOT PROGRAM FOR JUVENILE OFFENDER MONITORING AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioners Gage-Watts and Johnson)

10.II.

Public Hearing on Ordinance No. 6082 of 2021

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

(District 10) 

10.III.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6091 of 2021

AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE E. EDWARD JONES TRUST FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR AN EMERGENCY EVICTION MITIGATION PROGRAM AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Jackson)

10.IV.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6093 of 2021

AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE MANDATING MASKS OR FACIAL COVERING IN CERTAIN ESTABLISHMENTS AND PUBLIC PLACES; TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF SAME, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Johnson)

11.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for final passage):

12.

ORDINANCES (for final passage):

12.I.

Ordinance No. 6081 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2021 BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE JUVENILE JUSTICE FUND AND THE OIL AND GAS FUND TO ESTABLISH AND PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR A PILOT PROGRAM FOR JUVENILE OFFENDER MONITORING AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioners Gage-Watts and Johnson)

12.II.

Ordinance No. 6082 of 2021

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

(District 10) 

12.III.

Ordinance No. 6091 of 2021

AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE E. EDWARD JONES TRUST FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR AN EMERGENCY EVICTION MITIGATION PROGRAM AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Jackson)

12.IV.

Ordinance No. 6093 of 2021

AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE MANDATING MASKS OR FACIAL COVERING IN CERTAIN ESTABLISHMENTS AND PUBLIC PLACES; TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF SAME, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Johnson)

13.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

13.I.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6084 of 2021, in regards to Zoning Case No. 21-14-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 NORTH OF OVERTON BROOKS ROAD, APPROXIMATELY ONE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED FEET WEST OF NORRIS FERRY ROAD, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM R-A, RURAL AGRICULTURE DISTRICT TO R-E, RESIDENTIAL ESTATE DISTRICT

(District 9)


13.II.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6085 of 2021, in regards to Zoning Case No. 21-22-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 EAST SIDE OF MANSFIELD ROAD, APPROXIMATELY SIX HUNDRED FIFTY FEET SOUTH OF STAGE COACH ROAD, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM I-2, HEAVY INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT TO C-2, CORRIDOR COMMERCIAL DISTRICT

(District 11)

14.

ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

14.I.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6086 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF $20,000 FOR LOUISIANA URBAN GARDENING AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioners Johnson, Cawthorne, Gage-Watts and Young)

14.II.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6087 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE HEALTH TAX FUND TO APPROPRIATE PETCO LOVE GRANT PROCEEDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000 AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Animal Services)

14.III.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6088 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE SOUL FOOD FESTIVAL AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Cawthorne)

14.IV.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6089 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE MULTICULTURAL CENTER OF THE SOUTH AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioners Chavez, Cawthorne, Jackson & Burrell)

14.V.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6090 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR A COVID-19 VACCINATION CAMPAIGN AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Administration, Commissioners Johnson & Gage-Watts)

14.VI.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6092 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE RIVERBOAT FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE SHADY GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH TUTORING PROGRAM AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Cawthorne)

14.VII.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6094 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO CLOSE AND ABANDON A PORTION OF THE DEDICATION FOR LEE BOULEVARD IN LINWOOD PARK HOMESITES, UNIT NO. 4, IN THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Public Works)

14.VIII.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6095 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO CLOSE AND ABANDON A PORTION OF THE DEDICATION FOR AN UNNAMED ROAD NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF ROY ROAD AND SHEPHERD ROAD IN THE PARISH OF CADDO,  AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Public Works)

14.IX.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6097 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 6073 OF 2021 SETTING THE GENERAL PURPOSE AND SPECIAL PURPOSE MILLAGES AND LEVYING AND IMPOSING TAXES AND ASSESSMENTS FOR 2021 ON PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION IN THE PARISH OF CADDO, TO CORRECT THE AMOUNT SET FOR THE PUBLIC HEALTH FACILITIES MILLAGE, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Finance)

14.X.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6098 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF $50,000 FOR A WASTEWATER PROGRAM FOR COVID-19 AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Burrell)

15.

WORK SESSION MINUTES:

15.I.

Work Session Minutes July 19, 2021

16.

RESOLUTIONS:

16.I.

Resolution No. 57 of 2021

A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE COMMITTEE TO STUDY JUVENILE JUSTICE ISSUES IN CADDO PARISH AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Juvenile Justice Committee)

17.

Resolution No 58. 0f 2021

A RESOLUTION AFFIRMING THE AD HOC AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN TASK FORCE,  AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Commissioner Jackson)

18.

Resolution 59 of 2021

A RESOLUTION REQUESTING CADDO PARISH HOMELAND SECURITY AND THE LOUISIANA NATIONAL GUARD TO ASSIST LOCAL IMMIGRATION MEASURES, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Commissioner Chavez)

19.

OLD BUSINESS:

20.

NEW BUSINESS:





20.I.

Approve Commissioners Chavez and Young to travel to San Antonio in order to observe San Antonio's Animal Court

(Animal Services Committee)

21.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Administration response to information requests from Commissioners
21.I.

Admin Report

Admin Report

June Finance Report

Department Presentation: Parks & Recreation

21.II.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

22.

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.



23.

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.