CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
 505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
 PUBLIC NOTICE
 WORK SESSION AGENDA

(VIRTUAL)
 SEPTEMBER 7, 2021
 3:30 P.M.
 
Streaming at http://www.caddo.org/civicmedia &  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.

Today's pledge will also feature a Special Recognition of the US Military Involvement in the Afghan War from Commissioner Epperson. 


 

4.

AGENDA ADDITIONS:


4.I.

Motion To Approve Consideration Of Items Under La.R.S. 42:17.1 (2/3 Vote Required)

 (Commission Clerk's Office)

4.I.i.

Certificate for Teleconference 09.07.21

5.

CITIZENS COMMENTS (Teleconference):



Citizens who wish to address the Commission, 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:

 

6.I.

Tim James Bridge Introduction

7.

OLD BUSINESS:

 

8.

NEW BUSINESS:

8.I.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6104 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGETS OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE BUILDING MAINTENANCE FUND, CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND, GENERAL FUND, PARKS AND RECREATION FUND, OIL AND GAS FUND, PUBLIC WORKS FUND, DETENTION FACILITIES FUND, JUVENILE JUSTICE FUND, RIVERBOAT FUND, AND THE SOLID WASTE FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO TERMINATE COMPLETED OR LAPSED CAPITAL PROJECTS, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Finance) 

8.II.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6105 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE E EDWARD JONES HOUSING TRUST FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO APPROPRIATE EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FROM THE STATE OF LOUISIANA AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Finance) 

8.III.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6106 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE E EDWARD JONES HOUSING TRUST FUND FOR THE YEAR 2021 TO REDUCE THE BUDGET FOR THE EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 2 AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

( Finance) 

8.IV.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6107 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF UP TO $30,000 FOR THE MARTIN LUTHER KING HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(American Rescue Plan Committee) 

8.V.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6108 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE PARKS AND RECREATION FUND TO APPROPRIATE NO KID HUNGRY GRANT PROCEEDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $49,925 AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Finance) 

8.VI.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6109 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 $165,300 TO PROVIDE BALLISTIC VESTS FOR SHREVEPORT AND CADDO PARISH FIRE DISTRICTS, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Taliaferro)

8.VII.

Authorize Introduction of Ordinance No. 6110 of 2021

ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 8-8 TO EXPAND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICERS 

(Administration) 

8.VIII.

Authorize Resolution No. 66 of 2021

A RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT THE STATE OF LOUISIANA RELOCATING THE STATE BUILDING ON FAIRFIELD AVENUE TO DOWNTOWN SHREVEPORT, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Jackson)

8.IX.

Authorize Resolution No 67 of 2021

A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A COMMUNITY-BASED BROADBAND COMMITTEE OF THE CADDO PARISH COMMISSION TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR INCREASING BROADBAND ACCESS IN CADDO PARISH AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Burrell) 

8.X.

Authorize Resolution No. 68 of 2021

A RESOLUTION REGARDING PLANNING AND ZONING IN CADDO PARISH, TO EXPRESS THE DECISION OF THE CADDO PARISH COMMISSION THAT THE SUPPORT FOR THE CADDO PARISH PLANNING COMMISSION BE ACCOMPLISHED BY PARISH EMPLOYEES, AND TO REQUEST THE PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO SUBMIT A PLAN TO ESTABLISH SUCH IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PARISH CHARTER AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioners Young, Lazarus and Hopkins) 

8.XI.

Special Resolution Declaring September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

(Commissioner Gage-Watts) 

8.XII.

Special Resolution Declaring September as Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)

8.XIII.

Authorize Appointments To The Juvenile Justice Citizen's Advisory Committee

Authorize the appointment of the following appointees to the Juvenile Justice Citizen's Advisory Committee:   

Elizabeth "Candy" Beaird (District 8) 

MeGail D. Parsons (District 5)

8.XIV.

Authorize Appointment to the Ward 2 Industrial Park Board

Authorize the Appointment of Phillip Ewald to replace the unexpired term of Mr. Jimmy Woods.

(Commissioner Hopkins)

8.XV.

Authorize Tax Board of Review Presentation from Assessor Charles Henington

(Commission Clerk's Office) 

8.XVI.

Authorize Review of Proposed COVID-19 Control Policy

(Pandemic Taskforce) 

9.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

9.I.

REPORTS:

Administrator Report

9.II.

COMMISSION REMARKS:

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

Clerk's Note: NOTE: The Commission will sit as the Tax Board of Review to hear 2022 Assessment appeals during a Special Meeting on September 15th, 2021.

9.II.ii.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

10.

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.  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.  
 


11.

CONSENT AGENDA:

11.I.

Ordinance No. 6083 of 2021, in regards to Zoning Case No. 21-13-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 FLOURNOY LUCAS ROAD, APPROXIMATELY FIVE HUNDRED FIFTEEN FEET WEST OF WINDERWEEDLE ROAD, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM R-A, RURAL AGRICULTURE DISTRICT TO R-A PUD, RURAL AGRICULTURE PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(to be taken up during 9-23-21 Regular Session)

(District 12- Epperson)

11.II.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6099 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION  FOR VACCINE & PANDEMIC COORDINATION EFFORTS AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Pandemic Taskforce)

(to be heard during 9-23-21 Regular Session)

11.III.

Public Hearing For Ordinance No. 6101 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND RE-ENACTING SECTION 32-46.1 OF THE CADDO PARISH CODE OF ORDINANCES REGARDING THE CARRYING OF WEAPONS, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Administration) 

(to be heard during 9-23-21 Regular Session)

11.IV.

Work Session Minutes August 16, 2020

11.V.

Ordinance No. 6083 of 2021, in regards to Zoning Case No. 21-13-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 FLOURNOY LUCAS ROAD, APPROXIMATELY FIVE HUNDRED FIFTEEN FEET WEST OF WINDERWEEDLE ROAD, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM R-A, RURAL AGRICULTURE DISTRICT TO R-A PUD, RURAL AGRICULTURE PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 12- Epperson)

(to be heard during 9-23-21 Regular Session)

11.VI.

Ordinance No. 6099 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION  FOR VACCINE & PANDEMIC COORDINATION EFFORTS AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Pandemic Taskforce)

(to be taken up during 9-23-21 Regular Session) 

11.VII.

Ordinance No. 6101 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND RE-ENACTING SECTION 32-46.1 OF THE CADDO PARISH CODE OF ORDINANCES REGARDING THE CARRYING OF WEAPONS, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Administration) 

(to be taken up during 9-23-21 Regular Session)

11.VIII.

Special Resolution Recognizing Vanessa Brown

(Commissioner Burrell)

11.IX.

Special Resolution Recognizing August as Children's Eye Health & Safety Awareness Month

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)

11.X.

Special Resolution Honoring Caddo Centenarian Geneva Moore on her 106th Birthday

(Commissioner Jackson)

11.XI.

Special Resolution Acknowledging Former State Representative Barbara Norton

(Commissioner Epperson)

11.XII.

Resolution No. 62 of 2021

A RESOLUTION TO RELOCATE THE POLLING PLACE FOR PRECINCT 72 FROM LSUS BAPTIST STUDENT CENTER, ONE UNIVERSITY PLACE, SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA 71115 TO UNIVERSITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, 9900 SMITHERMAN DRIVE, SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA 71115, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Administration)

11.XIII.

Resolution No. 63 of 2021

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CADDO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO CONSENT TO THE ASSIGNMENT OF STATE AGENCY LEASES 19509, 20131, 20133 AND 20134, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 11) 

11.XIV.

Resolution No. 64 of 2021

RESOLUTION REQUESTING REGISTRAR OF VOTERS AND CADDO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO TAKE ALL NECESSARY ACTION TO ADD AN EARLY VOTING LOCATION AT THE SHREVE MEMORIAL HAMILTON LIBRARY, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioners Atkins, Chavez, Jackson, Lazarus, Taliaferro)

11.XV.

Resolution No. 65 of 2021

A RESOLUTION GIVING NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CREATE AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT, AND  OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 3)

11.XVI.

Regular Session Minutes August 5, 2021

11.XVII.

Presentation of Special Resolution Honoring Irene Kamala Lacy

(Commissioner Burrell)

Documents:
  1. RR Lacy Final.pdf
11.XVIII.

Introduce Ordinance 6102 Of 2021 In Relation To Zoning Case 21-27-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 ELLERBE ROAD AT THE END OF REDRICK DRIVE, CADDO PARISH, LA., FROM R-1-7, SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT TO C-1, NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL DISTRICT, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 10) 

11.XIX.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6103 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE CREATING THE "AMAZON TIF DISTRICT, STATE OF LOUISIANA;" DEFINING THE BOUNDARIES THEREOF FROM WHICH AREA LOCAL SALES TAX, PROPERTY TAX AND HOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX INCREMENTS WILL BE DETERMINED AND USED TO FINANCE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH AND AS AUTHORIZED BY PART II OF CHAPTER 27 OF TITLE 33 OF THE LOUISIANA REVISED STATUTES OF 1950, AS AMENDED; AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS IN CONNECTION WITH THE FOREGOING

(District 3)

11.XX.

Confirm Reappointment to the Caddo Industrial Development Board

Reappoint Brad Schmidt to the Industrial Development Board, term to expire 8-22-2027

(Atkins)

11.XXI.

Confirm Reappointment to the Caddo Industrial Development Board

Reappoint LaSonya Moore to the Industrial Development Board, term to expire 8-22-2027

(Commissioners Atkins & Gage-Watts)

11.XXII.

Confirm Joint Appointment to the Zoning Board of Appeals

Authorize the Appointment of Andrew Crawford (confirmed by City of Shreveport on Tuesday, August 10th) to the Zoning Board of Appeals to fill the unexpired term of Brittney Dunn. Term to Expires 4-10-2024

11.XXIII.

Confirm Appointments To The Juvenile Justice Citizen's Advisory Committee

Authorize the appointment of the following appointees to the Juvenile Justice Citizen's Advisory Committee:  

K.C. Kilpatrick Baird (District 1)

Jamar "Doc" Myers Montgomery (District 2)

Jessica Yeates (District 11)

Shelia Wimberly (District 7)

11.XXIV.

Confirm Appointment to the Caddo Industrial Development Board

Authorize Appointment to the Caddo Industrial Development Board, Commission to appoint One. Term to expire 08-22-2027

Clay Hargett (Chavez)

Matt Wood (Johnson)

11.XXV.

Action Relative to Oil & Gas Drilling in District 12

(Commissioner Epperson) 

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.