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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted: 11/20/2014                  12:00 pm                   Notice Published: 11/20/2014 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 Friday, November 21, 2014, at 3:00 PM  and its Regular Meeting, Monday, November 24, 2014, at 3:00 PM. Both meetings will be held in the Government Chambers at Government Plaza (505 Travis Street).
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AMENDED
ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE 
November 21, 2014
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDAS
November 24, 2014
1.
Call to order
2.
Invocation
3.
Roll call
4.
Approval of minutes Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting
                                                 November 10, 2014                        November 11, 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 227
A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Louisiana Economic Development Corporation and Module X Solutions, LLC in connection with the award of Economic Development Award Program Funds and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 228
A resolution to amend Resolution No. 97 of 2012 which authorizes the expenditure of City Wide Street Improvement Program Funds for certain street improvement projects and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 229
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO DEDICATE CIRCLE DRIVE IN HONOR OF WILBERT ALVIN WILLIAMS AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE 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: None
 
Ordinances: None
9.
Regular Agenda Legislation
A.
Resolutions on Second Reading and Final Passage or Which will require Only One Reading
 
Res 212
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a donation agreement between the City of Shreveport and the Parish of Caddo and acting herein through Dr. Woodrow Wilson Jr., Manager for the private water main extensions and related facilities to serve Maggie Ln. and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Corbin)
 
Res 213
Authorizing the Shreveport Police Department to accept a donation of $14,500 from the Shreveport Police K9 Citizen Support Group for the purchase of a new police dog and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 214
Amending the pay plan for general classified employees to provide a one-time lump sum pay increase and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 217
Commemorating the life and accomplishments of Preston Edwards, a native of Shreveport, educator and former City of Shreveport Public Assembly and Recreation employee, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Shyne)
 
Res 218
Authorizing the Mayor to dedicate the 7700 block of Red Fox Circle in honor of Mr. James Donald Mohr and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (G/S. Jenkins)
 
Res 219
Suspending certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 relative to alcoholic beverages on February 15, 2015 relative to dispensing, sale and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages at 4041 Fern Avenue for Marilynn's Place, Mardi Gras Celebration and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/O. Jenkins)
 
Res 220
Declaring the City's interest in certain adjudicated properties as surplus and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/McCulloch and B/Everson)
 
Res 221
Declaring the City's interest in certain adjudicated properties as surplus and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/McCulloch, B/Everson, F/Shyne, and G/S.Jenkins)
 
Res 222
Declaring the intention of the City of Shreveport (the "City") to proceed with the issuance of not to exceed Seventy Six Million Dollars ($76,000,000) 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

 
Res 226
Authorizing the Mayor to dedicate Joe Louis Boulevard in honor of Cedric Bradford Glover and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (A/McCulloch)
B.
Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to December 9, 2014)
 
Res 223
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, 2014, through December 31, 2014, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Res 224
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a signal maintenance agreement and a mowing and letter pickup agreement with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, and otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 225
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the City of Shreveport, Louisiana and Hope for the Homeless and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Everson) 
C.
Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to December 9, 2014)
 
Ord 157
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 Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Louisiana, Inc. (B/Everson) (Not to be adopted prior to December 22, 2014)
Documents: 2014 Habitat.pdf
 
Ord 158
Amending the 2014 Retained Risk Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 159
Amending the 2014 Metropolitan Planning Commission Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 160

ZONING - C-62-14: 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 Ellerbe Road and East Flournoy Lucas Road, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., be and the same is hereby changed from R-A, Residence-Agriculture District to B-2, Neighborhood Business District Planned Unit Development and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (D/Corbin) 

 
Ord 161

ZONING - C-79-14:  An Ordinance Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the south side of East 70th Street, 650 feet east of E. Kings Hwy, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA be and the same is hereby changed from B-3, Community Business District to B-3-E, Community Business/Extended Use District for “ice cream manufacture/distribution” with site plan approval, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (D/Corbin)

 
Ord 162

ZONING - C-85-14:  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 James Street, 170 feet east of Velva, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, be and the same is hereby changed from R-2, Suburban Multi-Family Residence District to B-3, Community Business District with site plan approval, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Everson)

D.
Ordinances on Second Reading and Final Passage (Numbers are assigned Ordinance Numbers)
 
Ord 19
Amending the 2014 Water and Sewerage Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.(Webb)  Amendment No. 1
 
Ord 20
Amending the 2014 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Webb) Amendment No. 1
 
Ord 21
Amending the 2014 Airport Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.  (Webb)  Amendment No. 1
 
Ord 22
Amending the 2014 Golf Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto (Webb)  Amendment No. 1
 
Ord 24
Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Webb)  Amendment No. 1
 
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. Amendment No 1   Amendment No. 2  (Postponed November 11, 2014)(B/Everson)
 
Ord 135
ZONING - C-64-14: An Ordinance Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the south side of West 79th Street, 300’ east of Linwood Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., be and the same is hereby changed from R-1D, Urban One-Family Residence District to B-1, Buffer Business District with MPC and Planned Building Group approval for a residence and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Shyne) (Postponed November 11, 2014)
 
Ordinances on Second Reading and Final Passage (Not to be adopted prior to December 9, 2014)
 
Ord 138
Amending the 2014 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Ord 139

Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to other wise provide with respect thereto

 
Ord 140
Amending the 2014 Airports Enterprise Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Ord 141
Amending the 2014 Golf Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 142
Amending the 2014 Budget for the Water & Sewerage Enterprise Fund appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. 
 
Ord 143
Amending the 2014 Riverfront Development Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 144
Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 145
Amending the 2014 Water & Sewerage Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the Funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 146
Amending the 2014 Airport Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 147
Amending the 2014 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 148
Amending the 2014 Downtown Entertainment Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 149
Amending the 2014 the Golf Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 150
Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and otherwise providing with respect thereto (HR, Legal and IT)
 
Ord 151
Closing and abandoning a sidewalk dedication in the School Park Subdivision, in Section 35 (T18N-R14W), and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (A/McCulloch)
 
Ord 152
Closing and abandoning Penick St. and an adjacent diagonal alley, between Hearne Ave. and Missouri Ave., in the Queensborough Annex, in Section 10 (T17N-R14W), and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (G/S. Jenkins)
 
Ord 153
Closing and abandoning the alley in the 2700 block of James Ave., between Greenwood Rd. and James Ave., in the Bellaire Subdivision, in Section 10 (T17N-R14W), and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (G/S. Jenkins)
 
Ord 154
Accepting a bid for the right and privilege of placing and maintaining bus benches with advertising on the public right-of-way, granting that right and privilege, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 156
An Ordinance to amend Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances relative to Planned Unit Developments and Planned Building Groups and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (D/Corbin)
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. 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)  Amendment No. 1
 
5. 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)
 
6. 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)
 
7. Resolution No. 160 of 2014:
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 (Amendment No. 1 - Approved on October 14, 2014) (Resolution as Amended -Tabled on October 14, 2014)
 
8. Resolution No. 195 of 2014:
Authorizing the submission of the 2015 Annual Action Plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and otherwise provide with respect thereto.(Tabled on October 28, 2014)
 
9. Resolution No. 207 of 2014:
Declaring the intention of the City of Shreveport (the "City") to proceed with the issuance of not to exceed Sixty-Five Million Dollars ($65,000,000) street improvement bonds, in one or more series for the purpose of financing the cost of constructing, pavig 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 (Tabled on October 28, 2014)

 
10. 2015 BUDGET ORDINANCE (TO BE ADOPTED NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 15, 2014)
 
Ord 113
Adopting the 2015 Capital Projects Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto

 
Ord 114
Adopting the 2015 Riverfront Development Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 115
Adopting the 2015 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 116
Adopting the 2015 Retained Risk Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 117
Adopting the 2015 Metropolitan Planning Commission Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
Documents: 2015 MPC Budget.pdf
 
Ord 118
Adopting the 2015 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 119
Adopting the 2015 Grants Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 120
Adopting the 2015 Shreveport Redevelopment Agency Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 121
Adopting the 2015 Downtown Entertainment Economic Development Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 122
Adopting the 2015 Golf Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 123
Adopting the 2015 Airport Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 124
Adopting the 2015 Water and Sewerage Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 125
Adopting the 2015 Budget funding Contractual Services provided to SPORTRAN by Metro Management Associates, Inc., and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 126
Adopting the 2015 Downtown Parking Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 127
Adopting the 2015 Convention Center Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 128
Adopting the 2015 Convention Center Hotel Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 129
Adopting the 2015 Debt Service Fund Budget, appropriating the funds auithorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto

 
Ord 130
Adopting the 2015 Streets Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 131
Adopting the 2015 Downtown Development Authority Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

11.
Appeals
A.
Property Standards Appeals
 
PSD1200217
6143 Rightway Blvd, Shreveport, LA  (F/Shyne)  Mr. Joseph Nelson, 1880 Shady Lane, Shreveport, LA  71118 (E/Webb)  (Postponed October 27, 2014 until November 21, 2014)
 
PSD1300006
1220 N. Hearne Avenue, Shreveport, LA  (A/McCulloch)  Ms. Rosalind Patterson, 1601 Top Bluff Lane, Shreveport, LA  71109 (A/McCulloch)  (Postponed October 27, 2014 until November 21, 2014)
 
PSD1400148
305 Meadowbrook, Shreveport, LA (C/O. Jenkins) Mr. Thomas Davis, 305 Meadowbrook, Shreveport, LA 71109 (C/O. Jenkins) (Postponed November 10, 2014 until November 21, 2014)

 
PSD1400029
 646 W 74th St, Shreveport, LA (F/Shyne) Mr. Mohamned Dehmane, 5754 Ferrell Dr, Shreveport, LA 71109 (G/S. Jenkins) (Postponed November 10, 2014 until November 21, 2014)

 
PSD1400065
3815 Cornell Drive, Shreveport, LA (A/McCulloch) Mr. Jessie Watson, P.O. Box 8774, Bossier City, LA 71113 (Postponed November 10, 2014 until December 8, 2014)
 
PSD1400081
5822 Ledbetter Avenue, Shreveport, LA  (B/Everson) Mr. Manger Jacobs, 47414 Paseo Cr., Shreveport, LA  71109 (F/Shyne)  (Postponed October 27, 2014 until December 8, 2014)
 
PSD1400141
5936 Second St, Shreveport, LA (F/Shyne) Mr. Elisha Gipson, 8532 Beebe Drive, Greenwood, LA 71033 (Postponed November 10, 2014 until December 8, 2014)
 
PSD1300207
1622 Creswell Ave., Shreveport, LA (B/Everson) Mr. John C. Smith, 224 Cane Bend Drive, Haughton, LA 71037 (Postponed November 10, 2014 until December 8, 2014)
 
PSD1300040
600 W. 73rd Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Shyne) Mr. James McReynolds 135 Mahaffey Road, Princeton, LA 71067 (Postponed October 13, 2014 until December 8, 2014)
 
PSD1400151
277 W. 71st Street, Shreveport, LA,  (F/Shyne) Mr. Gary Bass, 1701 Midway Avenue, Shreveport, LA  71108 (B/Everson) (Postponed October 27, 2014 until December 19, 2014)
 
PSD1300218
360 E. 68th Street, Shreveport, LA  (C/O. Jenkins) Mr. Daniel Southern, 368 E. 68th Street, Shreveport, LA  71106 (C/O. Jenkins) (Postponed October 13, 2014 until January 12, 2015)
 
PSD1400019
3103 Milam Street, Shreveport, LA  (A/McCulloch) Mr. Olanza Sanders, 506 W. 76th Street, Shreveport, LA  71106 (F/Shyne)  (Postponed October 27, 2014 until January 26, 2015)
 
PSD1400022
2806 W. Maple Street, Shreveport, LA  (G/S. Jenkins) Mr. Gary Sweatt, P.O. Box 3212, Shreveport, LA  (Postponed September 22, 2014 until February 23, 2015)
 
PSD1400026
832 Drexel Street, Shreveport, LA  (C/O. Jenkins) Mr. Lee Roy Surry, 138 Lilly Road, Benton, LA  71006.  (Postponed September 22, 2014 until February 23, 2015)
 
PSD1000086
2837 Logan Street, Shreveport, LA (G/S. Jenkins) Ms. Carolyn Ivory Wilson, 3646 Del Rio Street, Shreveport, LA  71109 (G/Jenkins) (Postponed  September 22, 2014 until February 23, 2015)
 
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 )
B.
Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals
C.
Metropolitan Planning Commission Appeals and Zoning Board of Appeals
D.
Other Appeals
 
Taxi Appeals:
 
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