CADDO PARISH COMMISSION
 505 TRAVIS STREET, GOVERNMENT PLAZA
 PUBLIC NOTICE
 REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
 Streaming at 
www.caddo.org www.facebook.com/parishofcaddo 
November 4th, 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:

7.

ADOPT REGULAR SESSION MINUTES:

7.I.

Special Session Minutes Property Standards October 18, 2021

7.II.

Regular Session Minutes October 21, 2021

8.

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS:


8.I.

Presentation of Special Resolution to the Winners of the Trey Hutchison Award and Charles Rex Scott Award

8.II.

Special Resolution for Shirley Simmons Snell

(Parks Department)

8.III.

Special Resolution of Appreciation for Dads on Duty

(Commissioner Chavez, Johnson & Gage-Watts)

Documents:
  1. SR Dads on Duty.pdf
8.IV.

Special Resolution for Alan Clarke

(Commissioner Chavez)

8.V.

Special Resolution of Remembrance for Tony Rhodes

(Commissioner Johnson) 

8.VI.

Special Resolution of Appreciation and Recognition for Paris Lacour

(Commissioner Gage-Watts)

8.VII.

Special Resolution Acknowledging National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

(Commissioner Gage-Watts) 

8.VIII.

Special Resolution Proclaiming National Diabetes Awareness Month

(Commissioner Gage-Watts) 

9.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ZONING ORDINANCES & CASES:

 

10.

PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES:

 

10.I.

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) 


10.II.

Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 6117 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CADDO PARISH PERSONNEL POLICY TO REQUIRE THAT ALL PARISH EMPLOYEES HIRED, APPOINTED OR PROMOTED TO PARISH ATIORNEY, ASSISTANT PARISH ADMINISTRATOR, PARISH ADMINISTRATOR/CEO, DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR OR COMMISSION CLERK, MUST BE RESIDENTS OF CADDO PARISH, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Personnel, Policies and Procedures Committee) 



10.III.

Public Hearing For Ordinance No. 6119 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES  AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE SHREVE MEMORIAL LIBRARY  FOR THE YEAR 2022

(Finance Department)

11.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for final passage):

12.

ORDINANCES (for final passage):

12.I.

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) 


12.II.

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)

12.III.

Ordinance No. 6117 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CADDO PARISH PERSONNEL POLICY TO REQUIRE THAT ALL PARISH EMPLOYEES HIRED, APPOINTED OR PROMOTED TO PARISH ATIORNEY, ASSISTANT PARISH ADMINISTRATOR, PARISH ADMINISTRATOR/CEO, DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR OR COMMISSION CLERK, MUST BE RESIDENTS OF CADDO PARISH, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Personnel, Policies and Procedures Committee) 



12.IV.

Ordinance No. 6119 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES  AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE SHREVE MEMORIAL LIBRARY  FOR THE YEAR 2022

(Finance Department)

13.

ZONING ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

14.

ORDINANCES (for introduction by title):

14.I.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6118 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES FOR THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION FOR COUNSELING IN PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS IN CADDO PARISH AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Chavez)

14.II.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6143 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGET OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATION OF $6,500 FOR THE USA BOXING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Johnson)

14.III.

Introduce Ordinance No. 6144 of 2021

AN ORDINANCE TO CLOSE AND ABANDON A PORTION OF THE DEDICATION FOR EAST PINE ISLAND ROAD IN THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE WITH RESPECT THERETO

(District 1)

15.

WORK SESSION MINUTES:

15.I.

Work Session Minutes November 1, 2021

16.

RESOLUTIONS:

16.I.

Resolution No. 78 of 2021

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CADDO PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT OBLIGATING THE PARISH TO PAY 20% OF THE CONSTRUCTION COST, AND ASSUME ALL LEGAL LIABILITY FOR, AND ALL MAINTENANCE AND OPERATING COST, OF THE SUBJECT BOOM OR BUST SCENIC VIEW PROJECT-NO. H.013315, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO.

(Administration)

16.II.

Resolution No. 80 of 2021

A resolution approving the issuance of not exceeding Twelve Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($12,500,000) Certificates of Indebtedness, in one or more series, of Communications District Number One of Caddo Parish, Louisiana, and providing for other matters in connection therewith

(Administration) 

16.III.

Resolution No. 81 of 2021

A RESOLUTION GIVING NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CREATE AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT KNOWN AS THE I-49 NORTH CORRIDOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT, AND  OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Commissioner Hopkins) 

17.

OLD BUSINESS:

17.I.

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 (as amended)

(District 3)

17.II.

Resolution No. 72 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

(Public Works)


17.III.

Resolution No. 73 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, ADVERTISE FOR, ACCEPT AND AWARD BIDS, AND EXECUTE ALL OIL, GAS AND MINERAL LEASES ON CERTAIN MINERAL INTERESTS OWNED BY THE PARISH OF CADDO, AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO

(Public Works)


18.

NEW BUSINESS:





19.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Administration response to information requests from Commissioners
19.I.

COMMUNIQUES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

19.II.

PRESIDENT'S REPORT:

20.

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.



21.

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.