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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted: 9/19/2014                  1:30 pm                   Notice Published: 9/19/2014 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, September 22, 2014, at 3:00 PM  and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, September 23, 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 
September 22, 2014
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDAS
September 23, 2014
1.
Call to order
2.
Invocation
3.
Roll call
4.
Approval of Minutes Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting
                         September 8, 2014                September 9, 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
 
Ord 108
An Ordinance amending the 2014 Budget for the Water and Sewerage Enterprise Fund, 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 Appointments:
8.
Consent Agenda Legislation
A.
To Introduce Routine Ordinances and Resolutions
 
Resolutions: None
 
Ordinances: None
B.
To Adopt Ordinances and Resolutions
 
Resolutions:
 
Res 172
Authorizing Russell L. Pedro and Dorothy P.M. Pedro located at 9910 Green Oak Drive to connect to the Water And Sewer System of the City of Shreveport and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (The property is located near Coundil District D and IS NOT contiguous to the city limits) (D/Corbin)
 
Ordinances: None
9.
Regular Agenda Legislation
A.
Resolutions on Second Reading and Final Passage or Which will require Only One Reading
 
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.(Postponed September 9, 2014) Amendment No. 1
 
Res 170
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a second amendment to the landfill gas lease agreement with Renovar Energy Corporation and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  Renovar Presentation
 
Res 171
Declaring certain City property to be surplus property; Authorizing the donation of the property to the Shreveport Police Downtown Unit Mounted and Bicycle Support Group and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 173
Declaring the City's interest in certain adjudicated properties as surplus and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/McCulloch, B/Everson, D/Corbin, F/Shyne and G/S. Jenkins)
 
Res 174
Suspending the effect of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to the “Tailgating Party for Football Games” and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Everson)
 
Res 175
Authorizing the Mayor to dedicate the 3700 and 3800 blocks of Dilg League Drive, between Jewella Avenue and Lakeshore Drive in honor of the Reverend Doctor Danny R. Mitchell, Sr. and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 176
Authorizing the Mayor to waive the background check fees for high school students enrolled in the Nursing Assistant Program at the Caddo Career and Technology Center in Shreveport, Louisiana and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Everson)
B.
Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to October 14, 2014)
C.
Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to October 14, 2014)
 
Ord 95
Amending the 2014 Capital Improvements Budget, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Port and Delaware Lift Stations)
 
Ord 96
Amending the 2014 Budget for the MPC Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 97
Acknowledging that the City Council has reviewed the 2014 “Municipal Water Pollution Prevention Report” concerning the North Regional and Lucas Wastewater Plants.
 
Ord 98
Authorizing the City to close and restrict vehichular access to Lake Street from Commerce Street to Sci-Port Center, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Public Hearing to be held October 14, 2014) (B/Everson)
 
Ord 99
Amending and supplementing Resolution No. 131 of 1984 adopted on June 12, 1984, as amended; Acknowledging and approving the issuance of not exceeding $75,000,000 water and Sewer Revenue Bonds, in one or more series, on behalf of the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana, approving and confirming the sale of such bonds; pledging revenues of the system to secure such bonds; prescribing the form, certain terms and conditions of said bonds; and providing for other matters in connection therewith.
 
Ord 100
Amending and supplementing Resolution No. 131 of 1984 adopted on June 12, 1984, as amended; Acknowledging and approving the issuance of not exceeding $76,700,000 Water and Sewer Revenue Refunding Bonds, in one or more series, on behalf of the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana, approving and confirming the sale of such bonds; pledging revenues of the system to secure such bonds; prescribing the form, certain terms and conditions of said bonds; and providing for other matters in connection therewith.
 
Ord 101
Authorizing the incurring of debt and issuance of not exceeding twenty-seven million five hundred thousand dollars ($27,500,000) of general obligation refunding bonds, in one or more series, 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; approving and confirming the sale of such bonds; and providing for other matters in connection therewith.
 
Ord 102
Declaring the City's intention to acquire full ownership of certain adjudicated properties for the Shreveport Commons Project and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (B/Everson)
 
Ord 103
ANNEXATION – TAG NO. 14-04: Enlarging the limits and boundaries of the City of Shreveport – A 32.14-acre tract of land, located west of Norris Ferry Road, and south of Southern Loop located in Section 29 (T16N-R13W), Caddo Parish, Louisiana, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Corbin)
 
Ord 104
ANNEXATION – TAG NO. 14-05: Enlarging the limits and boundaries of the City of Shreveport - a 14.4-acre tract of land, located at 3142 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop in Section 5 (T16N-R14W), Caddo Parish, Louisiana, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (E/Webb)
 
Ord 105
ZONING APPEAL - C-44-14:An Ordinance 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., be and the same is hereby changed from B-1, Buffer Business District. to B-2, Neighborhood Business District except for the 30 most easterly feet which shall remain B-1, Buffer Business District and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/O. Jenkins)
 
Ord 106
ZONING - C-63-14: An Ordinance Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the SE corner of Jordan Street and Line Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., be and the same is hereby modified to read as follows: B-2-E, Neighborhood Business/Extended Use District by adding: limited to “residential lodging facility with transitional housing on the third floor” only and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Everson)
Documents: C-63-14 File.pdf
 
Ord 107
ZONING - C-70-14: An Ordinance Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the west side of Forbing Road, 270’ south of Emily Street, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: from R-1D-E, Urban One-Family Residence/Extended Use District to R-1D-E, Urban One-Family Residence/Extended Use District limited to
a “contractor’s office with inside storage” only and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (E/Webb)
Documents: C-70-14 File.pdf
D.
Ordinances on Second Reading and Final Passage (Numbers are assigned Ordinance Numbers)
 
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.(Postponed September 9, 2014)
 
Ord 93
Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget, appropriating the Funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Property Standards)
 
Ord 94
Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing 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. 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  August 25, 2014 until February 23, 2015 )
 
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)
 
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 Sept 8, 2014 until October 13, 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 August 25, 2014 until September 22, 2014)
 
PSG1400204
201 E. Columbia Street, Shreveport, LA (B/Everson) Mr. Robin Ryland 720 Linden Street, Shreveport, LA 71104 (B/Everson) (Postponed until August 25, 2014 until October 27, 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  August 25, 2014 until October 27, 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)
 
PSD1400065
3815 Cornell Drive, Shreveport, LA (A/McCulloch) Mr. Jessie Watson, P.O. Box 8774, Bossier City, LA 71113 (Postponed until September 8, 2014 until November 10, 2014)
 
PSD1400089
3038 Yorktown Drive, Shreveport, LA (A/McCulloch) Mrs. Mattie B. Moore, 334 Phoenix Drive, Shreveport, LA (G/S. Jenkins) (Postponed until September 8, 2014 until October 13, 2014)
 
PSD1400092
3145 Ashton Street, Shreveport, LA (A/McCulloch) Mr. Kelvin Jacobs, 4812 Sanatone Drive, Bossier City, LA 71111 (Postponed until August 25, 2014 until October 27, 2014)
 
CAB1400445
2975 Willie Mayes, Shreveport, LA (A/McCulloch) Mr. Nathaniel Francis, 2975 Willie Mays, Shreveport, LA 71117 (A/McCulloch) (Postponed September 8, 2014 until October 13, 2014)
 
PSD1400034
2862 Alkay Street, Shreveport, LA (E/Webb) Mr. James McLeroy 2644 Crosswood Lane, Shreveport, LA 71118 (E/Webb) (Postponed September 8, 2014 until November 10, 2014)
B.
Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals
C.
Metropolitan Planning Commission Appeals and Zoning Board of Appeals
C-67-14: The Montessori school for Shreveport, Provenance Development Corporation L.L.C.
SE corner of Pecan Drive & Woodberry Avenue (D/Corbin)(Letter received September 15, 2014)
D.
Other Appeals
 
Taxi Appeals: None
 
SOB 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
B.
Communication from the Mayor
C.
Communications from Council Members
D.
Public Comments
15.
The Committee "rises and reports" (reconvenes the regular council meeting).
 
16.
Adjournment
  Joe Shyne, Chairman

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  Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council