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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted: 8/23/2014              12:15 pm             Notice Published: 8/23/2014 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, August 25, 2014, at 3:00 PM  and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, August 26, 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 
August 25, 2014
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDAS
August 26, 2014
1.
Call to order
2.
Invocation
3.
Roll call
4.
Approval of Minutes Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting
                           August 11, 2014                August 12, 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.
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
B.
Public Comments (In accordance with Sec 1.11 of the Rules of Procedure)
C.
Confirmation and Appointments:

 

7.
Consent Agenda Legislation
A.
To Introduce Routine Ordinances and Resolutions
 
Resolutions: None
 
Ordinances: None
B.
To Adopt Ordinances and Resolutions
 
Resolutions: None
 
Ordinances: None
8.
Regular Agenda Legislation
A.
Resolutions on Second Reading and Final Passage or Which will require Only One Reading
 
Res 144
Authorizing the employment of Special Legal Counsel to represent the City of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 145
Authorizing the use of certain city-owned equipment by the Junior League of Shreveport Bossier and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 146
Authorizing the use of certain equipment by the North Shreveport Business Association and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 147
Authorizing the use of certain equipment by Sportspectrum Race Management and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 148
Authorizing the use of certain equipment by the Department of the Air Force- Barksdale Air Force Base and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 149
Authorizing the execution of a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with Get Up, Inc., and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
Documents: Get Up Inc-CEA.pdf
 
Res 150
Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Rotary Club and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
Documents: Rotary Club-CEA.pdf
 
Res 151
Authorizing the use of certain equipment by the Highland Area Partnership, Inc. and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 152
Authorizing the use of certain equipment by the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 153
Authorizing the City of Shreveport (The “City”) to hire professionals in conjunction with the issuance of not to exceed Ninety-Three Million Five Hundred Dollars ($93,500,000) General Obligation Bonds, Series 2014 for the purposes set forth in the propositions approved in an election held on April 2, 2011 and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Res 154
Authorizing the City of Shreveport (The “City”) to hire professionals in conjunction with the issuance of not to exceed Seventy-Five Million Dollars ($75,000,000) Water and Sewer Revenue 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 and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Res 155
Authorizing the City of Shreveport (The “City”) to hire professionals in conjunction with the potential current or advance refunding of any eligible General obligation Bonds, Water and Sewer Bonds and/or other revenue or refunding bonds of the City, for the purpose of attaining savings for the City, and/or its taxpayers through the issuance of refunding bonds; and otherwise providing with respect thereto

 
Res 157
Suspending the effect of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to “Digifest South” and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 158
Authorizing the Mayor to dedicate East 71st Street between Line Avenue and Southern Avenue in honor of the late Reverend Doctor William “Bill” Hines and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (C/O. Jenkins/D/Corbin)
 
Res 159
Suspending certain provisions of Chapter 106 and Chapter 10 relative to dispensing, sale and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages at 1833 Pierre Avenue, October 26, 2014, for a benefit for Pet Savers and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 160
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) Street Improvement Bonds, in one or more series for the purpose of financing the cost of constructing, paving and improving public streets in the city, including utilities relocation and incidental sewer and drainage work required thereby, 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 Sept 9, 2014)
 
Res 161
Ratifying the execution of a cooperative endeavor agreement with the Parish of Caddo relative to the receipt of funds to purchase and install smoke alarms, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 162
Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement with the Independence Bowl Foundation, Inc. (the “Foundation”), relative to the purchase, financing and operation of an electronic scoreboard, video board and other equipment necessary for the operation thereof; authorizing the guarantee of a loan to the foundation by Chase Bank or other financial institution(s) for the purpose of same (the “guarantee”); authorizing the city to request approval from the Louisiana State Bond Commission relative to the guarantee; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
C.
Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to Sept 9, 2014)
 
Ord 82
Amending the 2014 Grants Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 83
Creating and establishing parking restriction “Anytime” on both sides of the 2600 Block of Dupont Street and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. Petition
 
Ord 84
Providing for the incurring of debt and the issuance and sale of not exceeding Ninety-Three Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($93,500,000) of General Obligation Bonds, Series 2014, of the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana; Prescribing the form, terms, and conditions of said bonds; Designating the date, denomination, and place of payment of said bonds; Providing for the payment thereof in principal and interest; and providing for other matters in connection therewith.
 
Ord 85
Aauthorizing the Shreveport Airport Authority to dispose of two aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicles as surplus property and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 86
Amending certain Sections of Chapter 66 of the Code of Ordinances relative to the Employees’ Retirement System and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Ord 87
Amending and re-enacting Sections 22-26, Comprehensive Building Code and otherwise providing with respect thereto. Amendment No. 1
 
Ord 88
ZONING C-52-14: 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 Linwood Avenue & Fulton Street, Shreveport, LA, Caddo Parish, LA from B-2, Neighborhood Business District to B-3, Community Business District with MPC Approval and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Everson)
 
Ord 89
ZONING C-54-14: 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 Caddo & Common Streets surrounded by Douglas & View Streets, Shreveport, LA, Caddo Parish, LA from R-3, Urban Multi-Family Residence District to B-4, Central Business District and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Everson)
 
Ord 90
ZONING C-57-14: 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 Quinton Street & Hearne Avenue, Shreveport, LA, Caddo Parish, LA from B-1, Buffer Business District to B-1-E, Buffer Business/Extended Use District limited to “a snow cone stand” only and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (G/S. Jenkins)
 
Ord 91
ZONING C-58-14: 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 Edgemont Street & Line Avenue, Shreveport, LA, Caddo Parish, LA from R-3, Urban Multi-Family Residence District to B-1, Buffer Business District and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (C/O. Jenkins)
 
Ord 92
ZONING C-59-14: An Ordinance Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the east side of Kingston Road at the intersection of Bellview Road, Shreveport, LA, Caddo Parish, LA from R-1D, Urban One-Family Residence District to B-3, Community Business District on the western portion (Tract 1 – Kingston Road Frontage) and from R-1D, Urban One-Family Residence District to I-1, Light Industry District on the eastern portion (Tract 2), and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (E/Webb)
D.
Ordinances on Second Reading and Final Passage (Numbers are assigned Ordinance Numbers)
 
Ord 78
Amending and reenacting portions of Article XI, Chapter 42  of the Code of Ordinances relative to Street Performers and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(B/Everson)

 
Ord 79
Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (Engineering)
 
Ord 80
Amending the 2014 Capital Improvements Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and to otherwise providing with respect thereto (Choice Neighborhoods)
 
Ord 81
Amending the 2014 Budget for the General Fund, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (City Courts)
9.
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)
10.
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 August 11, 2014 until Oct 13, 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 July 21, 2014 until September 22, 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)
 
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 June 23, 2014 until August 25, 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.  (Postponed July 21, 2014 until September 22, 2014)
 
PSD1200217
6143 Rightway Blvd, Shreveport, LA  (F/Shyne)  Mr. Joseph Nelson, 1880 Shady Lane, Shreveport, LA  71118 (E/Webb)  (Postponed July 21, 2014 until August 25, 2014)
 
PSD1400094
2219 Hawkins Street, Shreveport, LA  (A/McCulloch) Ms. Gwenda Theus, 2225 Hawkins, Shreveport, LA  (71107 (A/McCulloch) (Postponed August 11, 2014 until October 13, 2014)
B.
Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals
C.
Metropolitan Planning Commission Appeals and Zoning Board of Appeals
D.
Other Appeals
 
Taxi Appeals:
 
SOB Appeals: None
11.
Reports from officers, boards, and committees
12.
Clerk's Report
Appointment Letter: (Rec’d August 20, 2014) Assistant City Attorney Ms. Ingrid Janell James

Appeal Letter: (Received August 19, 2014): BAC-72-14 SW Corner of Pines Road & Tierra Drive (4242 Pines Road, Shreveport, LA), Special Exception Use & various in hours in a B-3 District, Convenience Store with packaged beer sales opening at 5:30 a.m. (To be considered September 9, 2014)
13.
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
14.
The Committee "rises and reports" (reconvenes the regular council meeting).
 
15.
Adjournment
  Joe Shyne, Chairman

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  Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council