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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted: 02/20/2015                  1:00 pm                   Notice Published: 02/20/2015 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, February 23, 2015, at 3:00 PM  and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 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 
February 23, 2015
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
February 24, 2015
1.
Call to order
2.
Invocation
3.
Roll call
4.
Approval of Minutes Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting
                                   February 9, 2015                    February 10, 2015
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 32
A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an amendment to the Second Amended and Restated Medicaid Supplemental Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Louisiana Ambulance Alliance and other public entities and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
B.
Public Comments (In accordance with Sec 1.11 of the Rules of Procedure)
C.
Confirmation and Appointments:

           
City Attorney:                                     
William C. Bradford, Jr.
Deputy City Attorney:                         Julie Glass
                                                              Zelda Tucker
Shreve Memorial Library Board:       Hope J. Batts
                                                             Shannan L. Hicks

8.
Consent Agenda Legislation
A.
To Introduce Routine Ordinances and Resolutions
 
Resolutions:
 
Res 30
Authorizing the acceptance of a donation from the Rotary Club of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 31
Adopting the System Survey and Compliance Questionnaire required by the Legislative Auditors Office of the State of Louisiana and otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Ordinances:
 
Ord 16
ZONING: C-2-15:  Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the east side of Viking Drive approximately 760 feet north of East Olive, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, be and the same is hereby changed from R-1H, Urban One Family Residence District to B-1, Buffer Business District with site plan approval and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
Documents: C-2-15 File.pdf
 
Ord 17
ZONING: C-11-15:  Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the south side of Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, 1580 feet east of Kingston Road, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, be and the same is hereby changed from B-2-E, Neighborhood Business/Extended Use District to B-3, Community Business District with site plan approval and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
Documents: C-11-15 File.pdf
 
Ord 18
ZONING: C-13-15:  Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the south side of Mount Zion Road, 1225 feet west of Linwood Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA be and the same is hereby changed from B-2-E, Neighborhood Business/Extended Use District to I-1, Light Industry District with Site Plan approval and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
Documents: C-13-15 File.pdf
 
Ord 19
ZONING: C-15-15:  Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the north side of Southern Trace Parkway 775’ east of Wallace Lake Road, extending north of Southern Trace Parkway 1700’, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, be and the same is hereby changed from R-A, Residence-Agriculture District to R-1D(PUD), Urban One Family Residence (Planned Unit Development) District with preliminary site plan approval and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
B.
To Adopt Ordinances and Resolutions
 
Resolutions:
 
Res 23
Suspending certain provisions of Chapter 10 relative to alcoholic beverages and Chapter 106 relative to zoning for property located at 6425 Youree Drive for the United Title of Louisiana Customer Appreciation Day on May 7, 2015, with a raindate being May 14, 2015 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(D/Corbin)
Documents: United Title 15.pdf
 
Res 24
Supporting the efforts of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen’s to require crews with a minimum of two-people on railroad freight trains and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Everson)
 
Res 25
Authorizing the Mayor to dedicate the 1700 Block of Nash Street in honor of Reverend Alvin l. Jackson, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Bradford)
 
Res 26
Resolution suspending the effects of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to 2245 Grimmett Drive and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Everson)
Documents: Streaker.pdf
 
Res 27
Resolution suspending the effects of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to the St. Paddy Pub Crawl on March 17, 2015 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Everson)
 
Ordinances: None
9.
Regular Agenda Legislation
A.
Resolutions on Second Reading and Final Passage or Which will require Only One Reading
 
Res 22
Declaring certain city property to be surplus property; authorizing the donation of the property to the James Burton Foundation and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (Not to be adopted prior to March 10, 2015)
 
Res 28
Suspending the effect of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances on Saturday, April 18, 2015, Saturday, May 23, 2015, Saturday, August 8, 2015, Saturday, September 19, 2015, Saturday September 26, 2015, Sunday, September 27, 2015, And Tuesday, November 3, 2015, in connection with fund-raising efforts by Shreveport Moose Lodge #2239 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (G/Bowman)
Documents: MOOSE LODGE.pdf
 
Res 29
Authorizing the Mayor to execute an original agreement and lighting maintenance agreement between the City of Shreveport and the Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (E/Flurry)
B.
Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to March 10, 2015)

None.
C.
Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to March 10, 2015)

None.
D.
Ordinances on Second Reading and Final Passage (Numbers are assigned Ordinance Numbers)
 
Ord 10
Amending the 2015 Capital Improvements Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  (Airport-New Projects, etc.)
 
Ord 11
Amending the 2015 Airports Enterprise Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Airport - Roof and DTN Access Rd Repair, etc.)
 
Ord 12
Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (SPAR, etc.)
 
Ord 13
Amending the 2015 Downtown Entertainment Economic Development Special Revenue Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (SPAR RRD)
 
Ord 14
Amending the 2015 budget for the Riverfront Development Special Revenue Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Gingerbread House) (B/Everson)
 
Ord 15
Amending the 2015 budget for the General Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Gingerbread House) (B/Everson)
10.
Tabled Legislation
A.
Ordinances: None.
 
1. 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
 
PSD1300006
1220 N. Hearne Avenue, Shreveport, LA  (A/Bradford)  Ms. Rosalind Patterson, 1601 Top Bluff Lane, Shreveport, LA  71109 (A/Bradford)   (Postponed January 26, 2015 until February 23, 2015)
 
PSD1400151
277 W. 71st Street, Shreveport, LA,  (F/Lynch) Mr. Gary Bass, 1701 Midway Avenue, Shreveport, LA  71108 (B/Everson) (Postponed December 19, 2014 until February 23, 2015)
 
PSD1200217
6143 Rightway Blvd, Shreveport, LA  (F/Lynch)  Mr. Joseph Nelson, 1880 Shady Lane, Shreveport, LA  71118 (E/Flurry)  (Postponed December 19, 2014 until February 23, 2015)
 
PSD1400182
2433 Willie Mays Street, Shreveport, LA (A/Bradford) Mr. Carlos Bryant, 142 College,Shreveport, LA 71119 (B/Everson) (Postponed December 19, 2014 until February 23, 2015)
 
PSD1400022
2806 W. Maple Street, Shreveport, LA  (G/J. Bowman) 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/J. Bowman) Ms. Carolyn Ivory Wilson, 3646 Del Rio Street, Shreveport, LA  71109 (G/J. Bowman) (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)
 
PSD1400184
618 Argyle Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Lynch) Mr. Robert Joseph, 726 Argyle St., Shreveport, LA (F/Lynch)  (Postponed February 9, 2015 until April 13, 2015)
 
PSD1400065
3815 Cornell Drive, Shreveport, LA (A/Bradford) Mr. Jessie Watson, P.O. Box 8774, Bossier City, LA 71113  (Postponed February 9, 2015 until April 13, 2015)
 
PSD1300305
354 W. 75th Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Lynch) Ms. Tahira Abdul-Rahman, 449 Stoner Avenue, Shreveport, LA (B/Everson)  (Postponed February 9, 2015 until April 13, 2015)
 
PSD1400203
719 Argyle Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Lynch) Ms. Odessa Marshall, 133 East Slattery Blvd, Shreveport, LA (C/Jenkins)  (Postponed February 9, 2015 until April 13, 2015)
 
PSG1400155
3932 Miles Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Lynch) Mr. William Funcheon, 3932 Miles Street,Shreveport, LA 71119 (F/Lynch) (Postponed December 8, 2014 until April 13, 2015)
B.
Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals
 
ALCOHOL PERMIT
Denial of Application of Wajid Shakeel for alcohol permit for Raceway #6732, 221 East 70th Street, Shreveport, LA  71103 (C/Jenkins)  (Postponed February 9, 2015 until March 9, 2015)
C.
Metropolitan Planning Commission Appeals and Zoning Board of Appeals: None.
D.
Other Appeals

 
Taxi Appeals: None.
 
SOB Appeals: None.
12.
Reports from officers, boards, and committees
13.
Clerk's Report
Rec' Confirmation Letter  on 2/20/2015 - Fire Chief: Edwin Scott Wolverton
Rec' Confirmation Letter on  2/24/2015 - Shreve Memorial Library Board  - (5 year term)
                                                                 Deloris Lynch 
                                                                 Julia Hobby Gahagan
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
 February 10, 2015
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
 
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Jeff Everson, Chairman 

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Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council