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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted: 7/5/2013    12:00 Noon                               Notice Published: 7/5/2013 ds 
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Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Shreveport shall hold
its Administrative Conference on Monday, July 8, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. and Regular Meeting on
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. Both meetings will be held in the Government Chambers at
Government Plaza (505 Travis Street).
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ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE
July 8, 2013
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDAS
July 9, 2013

1.
Call to order
2.
Invocation
3.
Roll call
4.
Approval of the minutes for Administrative Conference, City Council Meeting and Special Meeting
                                                     June 24, 2013                        June 25, 2013            July 2, 2013
5.
Awards and Recognitions of Distinguished Guests, Communications of the Mayor relative to city business, and Required Reports
A.
Awards and recognition of distinguished guests by City Council members, not to exceed fifteen minutes.
B.
Awards and recognition of distinguished guests by Mayor, not to exceed fifteen minutes.
C.
Communications of the Mayor relative to city business other than awards and recognition of distinguished guests.
D.
Reports:
 
Property Standards Report (Res. 7 of 2003)
Documents: Res 7 of 2003.pdf
 
Revenue Collection Plan & Implementation Report (Res. No. 114 of 2009)
Documents: Res 114 of 2009.pdf
 
Surety Bond Forfeitures Report (Res 238 of 2010)
Documents: Res 238 of 2010.pdf
 
Master Plan Committee Report (Res 132 of 2012)
Documents: Res 132 of 2012.pdf
6.
Public Hearing
7.
Adding Items to the Agenda, Public Comments, Confirmations and Appointments.
A.
Adding legislation to the agenda (regular meeting only) and public comments on motions to add items to the agenda
 
Resolution No. 123A

A Resolution granting approval for the incurring of debt and issuance of not exceeding Ninety-Three Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($93,500,000) of General Obligation Bonds, Series 2013, of the City Of Shreveport, State Of Louisiana; Authorizing the advertisement for sale through sealed electronic bids via parity or sealed paper bids; alternatively authorizing a negotiated transaction; prescribing parameters of said bonds; and providing for other matters in connection therewith.

Documents: Ord 123A.pdf
 
VOA
A Resolution authorizing a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with Volunteers of America North Louisiana and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Shreveport Moose Lodge
A Resolution suspending the effect of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances on Saturday, July 13, 2013 in connection with fund-raising efforts by Shreveport Moose Lodge # 2239 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
B.
Public Comments (In accordance with Section 1.11 of the Rules of Procedures
C.
Confirmation and Appointment::
Director of Water and Sewer                    Barbara Featherston

Shreveport Public Assembly and Recreation Department
Asst to the Director                                    Ronnie Hammond
Division Manager Administration             Becky Berry
Division Manager Recrection                    Nick Robberson
Asst to the Division Manager                    Charles Hymes
8.
Consent Agenda Legislation
A.
To Introduce Routine Ordinances and Resolutions
Resolution: None
Ordinances: None
B.
To Adopt Ordinances and Resolutions
 
104
Authorizing James T. Smiley located at 1640 Wells Island Road to connect to the Water & Sewer System of the City of Shreveport and otherwise providing with respect thereto (Postponed June 11, 2013)Map (McCulloch)
 
Ordinances: None
9.
Regular Agenda Legislation
A.
Resolutions on Second Reading and Final Passage or Which will require Only One Reading
 
94
Authorizing the execution of a retainer agreement with Ronald F. Lattier, Attorney at Law; ratifying any/all work previously performed; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
(Postponed June 23, 2013)
 
115
A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute grant documents with the U.S. Department of Justice, and otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
116
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a donation agreement between the City of Shreveport and Southern Trace, a limited partnership, a Texas limited partnership, by Southern Trace Development Corporation, hereinafter called “Owner” and acting herein through W. H. Johnson Ramsey, Manager, for the private water and sewer improvements for Southern Trace Phase V Section XXVII and related facilities and otherwise provide with respect thereto.  (D/Corbin)
Donation Inter Vivos
 
117
Authorizing the Shreveport Police Department to accept a donation of Cellebrite Universal Forensic Extraction Device valued at $10,084.00 from Red Ball Oxygen Company, Inc.
 
118
Authorizing the execution of a State/Entity lighting maintenance agreement with the Department of Transportation and Development in regard to a roadway and interchange lighting system project on Segment K of the I-49 project, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. Agreement
 
119
Declaring the City of Ostrava, Czech Republic, as a Sister City of the City of Shreveport, authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement with the City of Ostrava and otherwise providing with respect thereto. Agreement
 
120
A Resolution to adopt the “Audit and Finance Committee Report – recommendations to the Shreveport  City Council regarding the Neuner Report (RESOLUTIONS No. 281 of 2011)” and otherwise providing with respect thereto (G./S. Jenkins) Amendment  1   Amenment  2   Report
 
121
Suspending the effects of certain provisions of Chapter 10 relative to alcoholic beverages and Chapter 106 relative to zoning for property located at Mall St. Vincent, 1133 St. Vincent Avenue, for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure event, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Everson)

 
122
Declaring the City’s interest in certain adjudicated properties as surplus, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (D/Corbin/F/Shyne/G/S. Jenkins)
 
123
Granting approval for the incurring of debt and issuance of not exceeding ninety-three million, five hundred thousand dollars ($93,500,000) of General Obligation Bonds, Series 2013, of the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana; Authorizing the advertisement for sale through sealed electronic bids via parity or sealed electronic paper bids; Prescribing for other matters in connection therewith.
B.
Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to August 13)
 
124
Authorizing the Mayor to execute grant documents with the U.S. Department of Justice, and otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
125
Ratifying the waiver of building permit fees and the donation of building materials and supplies to up to Twenty-one (21) qualified low to moderate income homeowners in the City of Shreveport and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
126
A Resolution to amend Resolution No. 221 of 2012 which allocated funds to specific organizations from funds budgeted in “Other Charges” in the Riverfront Development Special Revenue Fund, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
C.
Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to July 9, 2013)
 
75
Amending the 2013 Airports Enterprise Fund Budget, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Heating/Air Conditioning maintenance and repair, Expressjet Airline)
 
76
Amending the 2013 Riverfront Development Fund Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (SCEDA)
 
77
Amending and supplementing Resolution No. 131 of 1984, (The “General Bond Resolution”) adopted on June 12, 1984, as amended, acknowledging and approving the issuance of not exceeding $5,000,000 principal amount of taxable Utility Revenue Bonds (LDEQ Sewer Project), Series 2013, of the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana, in accordance with the terms of Resolution No. 95 of 2012, adopted on May 22, 2012, As amended by Resolution No. 17 of 2013 adopted on February 12, 2013; Approving and confirming the sale of such bonds; Pledging revenue of the system to secure such bonds; Prescribing the form, and certain terms and conditions of said bonds; And providing for other matters in connection therewith.
 
78
Amending the 2013 Budget for the Water and Sewerage Enterprise Fund, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
79
Amending the 2013 Budget for the General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
D.
Ordinances on Second Reading and Final Passage
 
89/11
An ordinance amending and reenacting Chapter 74 of the Code of Ordinances relative to Solid Waste Collections, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. Amendment No. 1 (G/S. Jenkins) (Postponed June 25, 2013)
 
63
An ordinance amending the 2013 Capital Improvements Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Postponed June 25, 2013)
 
64
An ordinance amending the 2013 Streets Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto (Postponed June 25, 2013)
 
65
An ordinance amending the 2013 Streets Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto Amendment No. 1 (Postponed June 25, 2013)
 
66
An ordinance amending the 2013 General Fund, appropriating the funds authorized therein and otherwise providing with respect thereto Amendment No. 1 (Postponed June 25, 2013)
 
67
Amending and reenacting certain provisions of Section 30-201 and 30-203 of the Code of Ordinances relative to Fire Prevention and protection Article VIII – Limited access gates and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
68
Closing and abandoning the 20 foot wide alley between Common and Douglas Streets and between Caddo and Fannin Streets, in the ten acre lot 2 subdivision located in Section 37 (T18N-R14W), Caddo Parish, Louisiana, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Everson)
 
69
Declaring the City’s intention to acquire full ownership of certain adjudicated properties for the Murphy Street Park Project, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (G/S. Jenkins)
 
70
Amending the 2013 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.Amendment No. 1 (SPAR equipment repair and maintenance)
 
72
ZONING C-50-13: An ordinance amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the NW corner of Youree Drive & Ardmore Drive, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, FROM SPI-1-E (B-1), HIGHLAND URBAN CONSERVATION (BUFFER BUSNIESS) EXTENDED USE DISTRICT TO SPI-1-E (B-1), HIGHLAND URBAN CONSERVATION (BUFFER BUSINESS) /EXTENDED USE DISTRICT TO ADD “A DOG GROOMING SALON” and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/O. Jenkins)   PDF File
 
73
ZONING - C-53-13: An ordinance amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, FOR CONTINUATION OF R-2-E (SPI-2) URBAN, ONE FAMILY RESIDENCE/EXTENDED USE DISTRICT LIMITED TO “A MOTEL ONLY”, on property located on the SE corner of Lewis Lane & California Drive, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (C/O. Jenkins) PDF File
 
74
ZONING - C-37-13:  An Ordinance to amend various sections of Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, the City of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto April Minutes May Minutes Draft June Minutes
10.
Tabled Legislation
A.
1. Ordinance No 25 of 2012
Amending the 2012 Capital Improvements Budget, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Texas Street Turn Lanes) (Tabled March 27, 2012) (B/Everson)
 
2. Ordinance No. 205 of 2012
Approving the application of citizens regarding the organization of the Shreveport-Caddo Economic Development Authority; Designating the Economic Development area therefore; Approving eh economic Development Plan therefore; Making certain findings in connection therewith; and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Tabled December 11, 2012) SCEDA By-Laws

 
3. Ordinance No. 170 of 2012
Amending and reenacting portions of Chapter 90 of the Code of Ordinances relative to Residential Parking Permit Zones, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Everson) (Tabled December 11, 2012)
 
4. Ordinance No. 15 of 2012
Amending and reenacting certain sections of Chapter 94 of the Code of Ordinances relative to Utilities and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. Amendment No. 1   Amendment No. 2(Tabled May 14, 2013)
 
5. Ordinance No. 30 of 2013
Amending and reenacting Section 106-1029 of the Code of Ordinances relative to the SPI-3 Commercial Corridor Overlay District and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. Attachment (Tabled May 14, 2013)
11.
Appeals
A.
Property Standards Appeals
 
PSD0900275:
140 Pennsylvania Avenue, Shreveport, LA (C/Jenkins) Mr. & Mrs. Robert A. Powell, 819 ½ Boulevard Street, Shreveport, LA 71104 (B/Everson) (Postponed  June 24, 2013 until September 24, 2013)
 
PSD1000086:
2837 Logan Street, Shreveport, LA (G/S. Jenkins) Ms. Carolyn Ivory Wilson, 3646 Del Rio Street, Shreveport, LA 71109 (G/Jenkins) (Postponed June 24, 2013 until September 24, 2013)
 
PSD1000141:
728 Austin Pl, Shreveport, LA (B/Everson) Ms. Deborah Bryant, 9640 Tammy, Shreveport, LA 71106 (Caddo Parish) (Postponed June 10, 2013 until September 9, 2013)
 
PSD1100017:
3634 Sumner Street, Shreveport, LA (G/S. Jenkins) Mr. Roberto Strickland, 3740 Jackson Street, Shreveport, LA 71109 (G/S. Jenkins) (Postponed May 13, 2013 until July 8, 2013)
 
PSD1200243:
 4043 Crosby, Shreveport, LA (F/Shyne) Mr. Joe Mingo, Jr., 3821 Mayfield, Shreveport, LA (F/Shyne) (Postponed April 22, 2013 until July 22, 2013)
 
HBO1300017/PSD130001:
 1831 Hollywood Avenue, Shreveport, LA (F/Shyne) Mr. Ashanti Kabara, 2711 Oak Street, Shreveport, LA 71104 (B/Everson) (Postponed June 10, 2013 until September 9, 2013)
12.
Reports from officers, boards, and committees
13.
Clerk's Report
A.
BAC 78-13
ZBA Appeal: BAC-78-13 – Property located on the north side of Ashley Ridge Blvd., 800’ east of Line Avenue. (D/Corbin)
Documents: BAC-78-13.pdf
14.
The Council resolves itself into a Committee of the Whole at the regular meeting only for communication and miscellaneous matters:
15.
The Committee "rises and reports" (reconvenes the regular council meeting).
16.
Adjournment
  Michael D. Corbin, Chairman

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  Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council