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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted: 7/18/2014              1:00 pm             Notice Published: 7/18/2014 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, July 21, 2014, at 3:00 PM  and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at 3:00 PM. Both meetings will be held in the Government Chambers at Government Plaza (505 Travis Street).
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ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE 
July 21, 2014
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDAS
July 22, 2014
1.
Call to order
2.
Invocation
3.
Roll call
4.
Approval of minutes Administrative Conference, City Council Meeting, and Amendment to Council Proceedings
  July 7, 2014                               July 8, 2014       Amendment  to July 8, 2014
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: None.
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 127
A Resolution affirming the City of Shreveport’s support, endorsement and recommendation for Amtrak Passenger Rail Service in North Louisiana and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 128
A Resolution authorizing the organization of the Northwest Louisiana Council of Governments as a Louisiana nonprofit corporation and the filing of Articles of Incorporation with the Office of the Louisiana Secretary of State and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 129
A Resolution suspending certain provisions of Chapter 10 relative to alcoholic beverages on August 9th, 2014 relative to dispensing, sale and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages at 1401 Fairfield Ave. for a customer appreciation event and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Everson)
 
Ord 75A
An Ordinance amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, the City of Shreveport zoning ordinance, by rezoning property located on the NE corner of Knight street and E Preston Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La, from R/A, Residence /Agriculture District To B-2, Neighborhood Business District with MPC approval of the health studio, athletic club and gymnasium and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/ O. Jenkins)  C-File

 
Ord 76
An Ordinance Amending the 2014 Capital Improvements Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto (B/Everson)
 
Ord 77
An Ordinance amending the 2014 Streets Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto (B/Everson)
B.
Public Comments (In accordance with Sec 1.11 of the Rules of Procedure)
C.
Confirmation and Appointments:
                
8.
Consent Agenda Legislation
A.
To Introduce Routine Ordinances and Resolutions
 
Ordinances: None
 
Resolutions: 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 115
Authorizing the acceptance of a donation from Wells Fargo, Premier Asset Services and to otherwise provide with respect thereto Attachment
 
Res 116
Authorizing the execution of a certification agreement with the State of Louisiana Department of Culture Recreation and Tourism and to otherwise provide with respect therto  Agreement
 
Res 118
Declaring the City’s interest in certain adjudicated properties as surplus, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/McCulloch/B/Everson/F/Shyne)
 
Res 119
Declaring the City’s interest in certain adjudicated properties as surplus, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/McCulloch/B/Everson/C/O. Jenkins/F/Shyne/G/S. Jenkins)
 
Res 120
Accepting dedication for Cross Ridge Court in Esplanade Unit 6, Lake District and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (D/Corbin)  Map
 
Res 121
Authorizing the settlement of all claims against the City of Shreveport and its employee Jonathan D. Ikner in the matter entitled "Stevie L. Hendrix V. Johathan D. Ikner and the City of Shreveport" and to otherwise  provide with respect thereto.

 
Res 122
Proclaiming August 7th as “Purple Heart Recognition Day” in Shreveport, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (G/S. Jenkins)
 
Res 123
Declaring the intention of the City of Shreveport (The “City”) to proceed with the issuance of not to exceed Seventy-Five Million Dollars ($75,000,000) Water and Sewer Bonds, in one or more series for the purpose of financing the cost of acquisition and construction of improvements, extensions and replacements to the Water and Sewer Utility System of the City, making application to the Louisiana State Bond Commission for approval of such bonds and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
B.
Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to August 12, 2014)
 
Res 124
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a donation agreement between the City of Shreveport and Wallace Lake Development LLC hereinafter called owner and acting herein through Witt Caruthers, Manager, for the private water and sewer main extensions and related facilities to serve St. Andrews Subdivision Unit No. 1 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. Map  (D/Corbin)

 
Res 125
Recommending endorsement and adoption of the Regional Food System Master Plan prepared by We Grow Together For Establishing A Healthy Regional Food System, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.  Food System Master Plan
Documents: MPC Food System.pdf
 
Res 126
Stating the City of Shreveport’s endorsement of Shreveport CV Housing, LLC, to participate in the benefits of the Louisiana Restoration Tax Abatement Program, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Not to be adopted prior to August 12, 2014)
C.
Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to August 12, 2014)
 
Ord 73
Amending the 2014 Capital Improvements Budget, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Funds eight existing utility projects; Opens one new project; Closes One project)                         
 
Res 74
ZONING – C-44-14: Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, the City of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the North side of Pierremont Road, 150 feet east of Line Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA From B-1, Buffer Business District to B-2 Neighborhood Business District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (C/O. Jenkins) (Request for Remand to the MPCC-File
 
Ord 75
ZONING - C-49-14:  Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the NE corner of Knight Street and E. Preston Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., From R-A, Residence-Agriculture District to B-3, Community Business District and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  
C- file

D.
Ordinances on Second Reading and Final Passage (Numbers are assigned Ordinance Numbers)
 
Ord 53
Amending the 2014 Capital Improvements Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto.  (Amendment adopted July 8, 2014) (Postponed July 8, 2014)
 
Ord 67
Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Steet Sweeping Program) (Postponed July 8, 2014)
 
Res 70

Declaring the City's interest in certain vacant lots as surplus, and our intention to donate certain vacant lots acquired by Community Development for Phase III of Concordia Place Development, to Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana, Inc.; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Not to be adopted prior to August 12, 2014)

 
Ord 71
Amending Ordinance No. 150 of 2013 (Which amended and reenacted Section 10-172 of the Code of Ordinances), and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Ord 72
Declaring the City's interest in certain vacant property as surplus, and our intention to donate certain vacant property acquired by Community Development via Foreclosure, to Hope for the Homeless, Inc.; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(Not to be adopted prior to August 12, 2014)
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. 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  (Tabled August 27, 2013)
 
3. Ordinance No. 12 of 2014
Changing the name of Steeple Chase Plaza Drive to Gregory Kirby Plaza Drive, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (G/S. Jenkins) (Tabled February 25, 2014)
 
4. Ordinance No. 19 of 2014
Amending the 2014 Water and Sewerage Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.(Webb) (Tabled on February 25, 2014)
 
5. Ordinance No. 20 of 2014
Amending the 2014 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Webb) (Tabled on February 25, 2014)
 
6. Ordinance No. 21 of 2014
Amending the 2014 Airport Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.(Webb) (Tabled on February 25, 2014)
 
7. Ordinance No. 22 of 2014
Amending the 2014 Golf Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto (Webb) (Tabled on February 25, 2014)
 
8. Ordinance No. 24 of 2014
Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Webb) (Tabled on February 25, 2014)
 
9. Resolution No. 52 of 2014:
Amending the Pay Plan for General Classified Employees to provide a one-time lump sum pay increase and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (E/Webb)
 
10. Ordinance No. 36 of 2014
Amending and re-enacting Article IV of Chapter 30 of the Code of Ordinances relative to fireworks and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.    Amendment No. 1   Amendment No. 2 Amendment No. 3 (C/O. Jenkins) (Tabled June 10, 2014)
 
11. ORDINANCE NO. 66 OF 2014
An Ordinance authorizing an amendment to the agreement and lease with MBI Global, L. L. C., and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Tabled July 8, 2014)
11.
Appeals
A.
Property Standards Appeals
 
PSD1000086
2837 Logan Street, Shreveport, LA (G/S. Jenkins) Ms. Carolyn Ivory Wilson, 3646 Del Rio Street, Shreveport, LA  71109 (G/Jenkins)  (Postponed May 23, 2014 until September 22, 2014)
 
PSD1000141:
728 Austin Pl, Shreveport, LA (B/Everson) Ms. Deborah Bryant, 9640 Tammy, Shreveport, LA 71106 (Caddo Parish) (Postponed February 24, 2014 until August 25, 2014)
 
PSD1300218
360 E. 68th Street, Shreveport, LA 71106 (C/O. Jenkins) Mr. Daniel Southern, 368 E. 68th Street, Shreveport, LA 71106 (C/O. Jenkins) (Postponed until July 7, 2014 until October 13, 2014)
 
PSD1300137
1447 Hollywood Avenue, Shreveport, LA  (F/Shyne) Ms. Mary Dickens, 6004 Fox Ridge, Shreveport, LA  71129  (G/S. Jenkins) (Postponed until July 7, 2014 until October 13, 2014)
 
PSD1300253
 3640 Del Rio Street, Shreveport, LA (G/S. Jenkins) Mr. Terry Williams, 900 Whispering Lake Drive, Shreveport, LA 71107 (Postponed  June 9, 2014 until August 11, 2014)
 
PSG1300703
 3640 Del Rio Street, Shreveport, LA (G/S. Jenkins) Mr. Terry Williams, 900 Whispering Lake Drive, Shreveport, LA 71107 (Postponed  June 9, 2014 until August 11, 2014)
 
PSD1300207
1622 Creswell Ave., Shreveport, LA (B/Everson) Mr. John C. Smith, 224 Cane Bend Drive, Haughton, LA 71037 (Postponed April 7, 2014 until October 13, 2014)
 
PSD1300040
600 W. 73rd Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Shyne) Mr. James McReynolds 135 Mahaffey Road, Princeton, LA 71067 (Postponed July 7, 2014 until October 13, 2014)
 
PSG1400174
Vacant lot north of 615 W. 70th Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Shyne) Ms. Lola Armstrong, 315 Camp Zion, Haughton, LA 71037 (Postponed until July 7, 2014 until October 13, 2014)
 
PSD1400022
2806 W. Maple Street, Shreveport, LA  (G/S. Jenkins) Mr. Gary Sweatt, P.O. Box 3212, Shreveport, LA  (Postponed May 23, 2014 until July 21, 2014)
 
PSD1300250
3413 Palm Road, Shreveport, LA  (F/Shyne) Mr. Herman Pickens, 3812 Scenic Drive, Shreveport, LA  71119 (F/Shyne) (Postponed June 9, 2014 until August 25, 2014)
 
PSG1400005
2745 Essex Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Shyne) Mr. Mohammed Dehmane, 5754 Ferrell Drive,
Shreveport, LA  71129 (G/S. Jenkins) (Postponed June 23, 2014 until August 25, 2014)
 
PSD1400061
1942 Nicholson, Shreveport, LA (B/Everson) Ms. Shaunda Gafford, 8200 Wild Briar Drive,
Apt 809, Shreveport, LA 71108 (E/Webb) (Postponed June 23, 2014 until September 22, 2014)
 
PSD1300307
2420 Jennie Lane, Shreveport, LA (A/McCulloch) Ms. Eunice Wilkerson, 3801 Milton, Shreveport, LA 71109 (G/S. Jenkins) (Postponed June 23, 2014 until July 21, 2014)
 
PSD1300319
3040 Skelly Street, Shreveport, LA (A/McCulloch) Mr. Thadious L. Hawkins, 650 Kingridge Place, Shreveport, LA 71108  (Postponed June 23, 2014 until August 25, 2014)
 
PSD1400043
118 Egan Street, Shreveport, LA (B/Everson) Ms. Bobbie Lee Moore, 3157 Woodlawn Ave, Shreveport, LA  71104 (C/O. Jenkins) (Postponed until July 7, 2014 until July 21, 2014)
 
PSG1400204
201 E. Columbia St., Shreveport, LA (B/Everson) Mr. Robin Ryland, 720 Linden St., Shreveport, LA 71104 (B/Everson) (Postponed until July 7, 2014 until August 25, 2014)
 
PSD1400026
832 Drexel Street, Shreveport, LA (C/O. Jenkins) Mr. Lee Roy Surry, 138 Lilly Road, Benton, LA 71006.  NEW
 
PSD1200217
6143 Rightway Blvd, Shreveport, LA  (F/Shyne)  Mr. Joseph Nelson, 1880 Shady Lane, Shreveport, LA  71118 (E/Webb)  NEW
 
CAB1400596
3821 Conway Street, Shreveport, LA (B/Everson) Mr. John Cox, 3831 Conway Street, Shreveport, LA  71103 NEW
B.
Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals
 
ALCOHOL PERMIT
Denial of Application of Chad Fangue for alcohol permit for Kokopellis, 400 Commerce Street, Shreveport, LA  71101 (B/Everson)  Mr. Chad Fangue, c/o Kokopellis, 400 Commerce Street, Shreveport, LA  71101 (B/Eveson)
 
ALCOHOL PERMIT
Denial of Application for renewal of Alcohol Beverage Permit for Hilton Shreveport, 104 Market Street, Shreveport, LA   71101 Mr. Don Cook c/o Hilton Shreveport, 104 Market Street, Shreveport, LA  71101 (B/Everson)
Documents: Hilton - Cook.pdf
C.
Metropolitan Planning Commission Appeals and Zoning Board of Appeals
 
BAC-36-14
South side of E. Kings Hwy, 350 feet west of Youree Drive, Shreveport, LA (C/O. Jenkins) (To be considered July 22, 2014)
 
BAC-44-14
5300 Block of Clingman Drive & SE Atlantic Street and Finley Drive, Shreveport, LA, Mr. Durr, Broadmoor Baptist Church, Minister of Business Administration, 4110 Youree Drive, Shreveport, LA 71105 (C/O. Jenkins) (Postponed June 10, 2014 until July 22, 2014) (Appeal withdrawn by letter dated July 10, 2014)
D.
Other Appeals
 
Taxi Appeals: None
 
SOB Appeals: None
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
B.
Communication from the Mayor
C.
Communications from Council Members
D.
Public Comments
15.
The Committee "rises and reports" (reconvenes the regular council meeting).

Executive Session
Pursuant to LSA-R.S. 42:16 and R. S. 42:17(A)(2)
Stevie L. Hendrix v. Jonathan D. Ikner and the City of Shreveport
Docket No: 566,547-B
First Judicial District Court
Caddo Parish, Louisiana 
 
16.
Adjournment
  Joe Shyne, Chairman

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  Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council