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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted: 11/22/2013    1:00 pm                               Notice Published: 11/22/2013 leo 
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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, November 25, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. and Regular Meeting on Tuesday, November 26, 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
November 25, 2013
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDAS
November 26, 2013

1.
Call to order
2.
Invocation
3.
Roll call
4.
Approval of Minutes Administrative Conference, City Council Meeting and Special Council Meeting
 November 11, 2013        November 12, 2013   November 18, 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 the 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)
Revenue Collection Plan & Implementation Report (Res. 114 of 2009)
Surety Bond Forfeitures Report (Res. 238 of 2010)
Master Plan Committee Report (Res. 132 of 2012)
6.
Public Hearing: Resolution No. 208 of 2013
Res 208:  A Resolution stating the City of Shreveport’s endorsement of Home Federal Bank to participate in the benefits of the Louisiana Restoration Tax Abatement Program and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (E/Everson and C/O. Jenkins)
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
 
Res. 212

A Resolution to repeal Resolution No. 133 of 2012 which authorized the execution of a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Red River Waterway District relative to the construction and maintenance of a dog park on land owned by the City of Shreveport adjacent to the Red River in Shreveport; determining that a project to construct and maintain a dog park on city-owned property adjacent to the Red River to be infeasible; encouraging the exploration of cost-efficient  options for construction and maintenance of a dog park at other locations within the City of Shreveport; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.


 
Res. 213

A Resolution expressing no opposition to the waiver of Section 26-57 of the Code of Ordinances; reaffirming the findings and the directives of Resolution Number 120 of 2013 regarding the collection of overcharges from the 2011 General Obligation Bond Election; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 
Res 214
A Resolution to recognize the many contributions of Bishop Fred A. Caldwell, Sr. to the Greater Shreveport Community and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
Documents: Fred Caldwell.pdf
 
Ord 157
An Ordinance adopting the 2013 Downtown Development Authority Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 158
An Ordinance adopting the 2014 Downtown Development Authority Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 159
An Ordinance amending the 2013 Grants Special Revenue Fund Budget, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Ord 160
An Ordinance amending the 2013 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
B.
Public Comments (In accordance with Sec 1.11 of the Rules of Procedure)
C.
Confirmation and Appointment:
8.
Consent Agenda Legislation
A.
To Introduce Routine Ordinances and Resolutions
 
Resolutions: None
 
Ordinances: None
B.
To Adopt Ordinances and Resolutions
 
Resolutions: None
 
Ordinances: None
9.
Regular Agenda Legislation
A.
Resolutions on Second Reading and Final Passage or Which will require Only One Reading
 
Res 201
Authorizing the Mayor to sign an Engagement Letter and Agreement between the City of Shreveport and BKD, LLP for an External Audit of the City of Shreveport for Fiscal Year January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013, and otherwise providing with respect thereto Attachment
 
Res 202
Approving the 2014 Downtown Development Authority Program of Work and otherwise providing with respect thereto Attachment     AMENDMENT NO. 1
 
Res 203
Authorizing the use of certain equipment by Sportspectrum Race Management and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 204
Ratifying the use of certain equipment and festival plaza by Sportspectrum Race Management and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 205
Authorizing the execution of a Collective Bargaining Agreement with Louisiana Public Employees Council No. 17 American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local # 13-25 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 206
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a contract agreement between the City of Shreveport and Denny Drive Water System 9DBA Eagle Water, Inc.) for emergency connection of water supply service, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 208
Stating the City of Shreveport’s endorsement of Home Federal Bank to participate in the benefits of the Louisiana restoration tax abatement program and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Public Hearing to be held November 26, 2013)(B/Everson and C/O. Jenkins)
 
Res 210
Declaring the City’s interest in certain adjudicated property as surplus and otherwise providing with respect thereto (A/McCulloch)
 
Res 211
Authorizing the Finance Director to create certain journal entries relative to the closing of the Information Technology Internal Service Fund, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
B.
Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to December 10, 2013)
C.
Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to December 10, 2013)
 
Ord 149
Enacting Chapter 39 of the Code of Ordinances, titled Human Relations, relative to discrimination, definitions, and unlawful practices in connection with such discrimination; to provide for certain exclusions; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Everson and C/O. Jenkins)
 
Ord 151
Amending and reenacting Article X of Chapter 42 of the Code of Ordinances relative to Charitable Solicitation, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Ord 150
Amending and reenacting Sections 10-172 of the Code of Ordinances relative to alcoholic beverages and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Ord 152
Amending the 2013 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (IT)
 
Ord 153
Declaring a public servitude on certain adjudicated properties and otherwise providing with respect thereto  Plat  (G/S. Jenkins)
 
Ord 154
Creating an account for funds received through the FY2012 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program-Fire Prevention Safety Grant, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Ord 155
ZONING: C-83-13: Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, the City of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the SW corner of West 70th Street and
Bernstein Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, from B-3, Community Business District to B-3-E, Community Business/Extended Use District limited to “a compress natural gas fueling station only” and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Shyne)
Documents: C-83-13 File.pdf
 
Ord 156
ZONING Appeal C-77-13: Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, the City of Shreveport zoning ordinances by rezoning property located on the SW cornier of Emery Street and Hearne Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA from R-2, Suburban Multi-Family Residence District to B-2, Neighborhood Business District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (G/S. Jenkins)  Revised Site Plan
Documents: C-77-13.pdf
D.
Ordinances on Second Reading and Final Passage (Numbers are assigned Ordinance Numbers)
 
Ord 143
Amending the 2013 Capital Improvements Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 144
Amending the 2013 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 145
Amending the 2013 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Ord 146
Revising, amending and enacting Section 78-386 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to Permit Required, Fee; Duration; Waiver of that Fee, and otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Ord 147
Amending the 2013 Capital Improvements Budget, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Airport Taxiways) (G/S. Jenkins)
 
Ord 148
Repealing Ordinance No. 112 of 2013 which created a two-way stop intersection at Creswell Avenue and Southfield Road and to enact the intersectionof Creswell Avenue and Southfield Road as a four-way stop intersection and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
10.
Tabled Legislation
A.
Ordinances:
 
1. 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)
 
2. ORDINANCE NO. 89 OF 2011
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) (Tabled August 13, 2013)
 
3. Ordinance No. 90 of 2013:
Amending and reenacting Section 102-47 of the Code of Ordinances relative to insurance required for Vehicles for Hire and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Shyne) Amendment No. 1
 
4. ORDINANCE NO. 96 OF 2013:
Amending and reenact Chapter 14 of the Code of Ordinances by adding Article V relative to fowl and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Everson) (Tabled September 10, 2013)
Documents: chicken ord.pdf
 
5. Ordinance NO. 113 of 2013
Amending the 2013 Streets Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
6. Ordinance No. 114 of 2013
Amending the 2013 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therin, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
7. Ordinance No.115 of 2013
Amending the 2013 Capital Improvements Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto (Minor Arterial Asphalt Program)
 
8. 2014 Budget Ordinance (To be adopted no later than December 15, 2013)
 
Ord 118
Adopting the 2014 Capital Projects Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 119
Adopting the 2014 Riverfront Development Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 120
Adopting the 2014 General Fund Budget, appropriating the authorized funds therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 121
Adopting the 2014 Retained Risk Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 122
Adopting the 2014 Metropolitan Planning Commission Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 123
Adopting the 2014 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
Documents: 2014 CommDev.pdf
 
Ord 124
Adopting the 2014 Grants Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
Documents: 2014 Grants.pdf
 
Ord 125
Adopting the 2014 Shreveport Redevelopment Agency Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 126
Adopting the 2014 Downtown Entertainment Economic Development Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 127
Adopting the 2014 Airport Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 128
Adopting the 2014 Water and Sewerage Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 129
Adopting the 2014 Budget funding Contractual Services provided to SPORTRAN by Metro Management Associates, Inc., and otherwise providing with respect thereto
Documents: 2014 SporTran.pdf
 
Ord 130
Adopting the 2014 Downtown Parking Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 131
Adopting the 2014 Convention Center Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 132
Adopting the 2014 Convention Center Hotel Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 133
Adopting the 2014 Debt Service Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 134
Adopting the 2014 Streets Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 135
Adopting the 2014 Golf Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
11.
Appeals
A.
Property Standards Appeals
 
PSD0900275:
140 Pennsylvania Avenue, Shreveport, LA (C/Jenkins) Mr. & Mrs. Robert A. Powell, 140 Pennsylvania Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71104 (B/Everson) (Postponed Nov 11 , 2013 until Dec 9, 2013)
 
PSD1000086:
2837 Logan Street, Shreveport, LA (G/S. Jenkins) Ms. Carolyn Ivory Wilson, 3646 Del Rio Street, Shreveport, LA 71109 (G/Jenkins) (Postponed November 11, 2013 until December 20, 2013)
 
PSD1000141:
728 Austin Pl, Shreveport, LA (B/Everson) Ms. Deborah Bryant, 9640 Tammy, Shreveport, LA 71106 (Caddo Parish) (Postponed September 9, 2013 until Dec 9, 2013)
 
PSD1300088
1447 Andrew Ave., Shreveport, LA  (A/McCulloch) Mr. Don W. Ellis Sr. , 1460 Kenneth Ave., Shreveport 71103 (Postponed October 21, 2013 until November 25, 2013)
 
PSD1300151
3015 Catherine St (G/S. Jenkins) Mr. Larry Davenport, 2245 Soda Lake Circle, Shreveport, LA 71107(A/McCulloch) (September 23, 2013 until November 25, 2013)
 
PSD1300082
5918 Attaway Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Shyne) Mr. Jerome Fields, 5954 Attaway Street, Shreveport, LA 71108 (F/Shyne) (Postponed November 11, 2013 until December 20, 2013)
 
PSD 1300135
795 W. 70TH Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Shyne) Mr. Liaqat Ali, 550 Atkins Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71104 (B/Everson) (Postponed November 11, 2013 until January 13, 2014)
 
PSD1300218
360 E. 68th Street, Shreveport, LA (C/O. Jenkins) Mr. Daniel Southern 368 E. 68th Street, Shreveport, LA (C/O. Jenkins) NEW (Not to be heard prior to November 25, 2013)
 
PSD1300137
1447 Hollywood Avenue, Shreveport, LA (F/Shyne) Ms. Mary Dickens, 6004 Fox Ridge, Shreveport, LA 71129 (G/S. Jenkins) NEW
B.
Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals
 
Raceway - Appeal
Denial of application for renewal of Alcohol Beverage Permit for Raceway #6802, 3701 Hearne Ave, Shreveport, LA 71103 (B/Everson) (Postponed Nov 11, 2013 until Nov 25, 2013)
C.
Metropolitan Planning Commission Appeals and Zoning Board of Appeals
 
CASE NO: BAC 133-13
3049 Martin Luther King, FLOYD EDWARD WILLIAMS, South side of M. L. King, 200 west of Havana, Special Exception Use & variance in size & number of accessory structures in an R-1H (SPI-2) District. (A/McCulloch) (Postponed November 12, 2013 until November 26, 2013)
D.
Other Appeals
E.
Taxi Appeals
12.
Reports from officers, boards, and committees
13.
Clerk's Report
14.
The Council Resolves itself into a Committee of the Whole at the Regular Meeting only for communication and miscellaneous matters:
A.
Approval of Minutes
November 12, 2013
B.
Communication from the Mayor
C.
Communications from Council Members
D.
Public Comments
15.
The Committee "rises and reports" (reconvenes the regular council meeting).

Election of Council Officers


Chairman of the Council
Vice-Chairman of the Council


EXECUTIVE SESSION
November 25, 2013

Harrelson Materials Management, Inc. v. City of Shreveport
Docket Number: 554,370-A
First Judicial District Court
Caddo Parish, Louisiana

City of Shreveport v. Harrelson Materials Management, Inc.
Docket Number: 505,142-A
First Judicial District Court
Caddo Parish, Louisiana
16.
Adjournment
  Michael D. Corbin, Chairman

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  Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council