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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted: 03/20/2015                  12:00 pm                   Notice Published: 03/20/2015 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, March 23, 2015, at 3:00 PM  and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, March 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 
March 23, 2015
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
March 24 2015
1.
Call to order
2.
Invocation
3.
Roll call
4.
Approval of Minutes Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting
                                   March 9, 2015                    March 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 50
A Resolution nominating persons for consideration by the Mayor for appointment to the Downtown Development Authority 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: None.

 

8.
Consent Agenda Legislation
A.
To Introduce Routine Ordinances and Resolutions
 
Resolutions: None.
 
Ordinances: None.
B.
To Adopt Ordinances and Resolutions
 
Resolutions:
 
Res 43
Suspending certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 relative to alcoholic beverages on April 12, 2015 relative to dispensing, sale and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages at 4801 Line Avenue for the Wine Country Bistro's Wine and Swine Event and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Jenkins)
 
Res 44
Ratifying the suspension of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 on March 17, 2015 relative to dispensing, sale and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages at 436 Ashley Ridge for the St. Patrick’s Day Party and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Corbin)
 
Res 45
Authorizing Authur S. Kavanaugh and Mindie M. Kavanaugh located at 10679 Goldsberry Rd. to connect to the water and sewer system of the City of Shreveport and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Property is located near Council District D, and is not contiguous to the City limits.)
 
Res 46
Authorizing Ponciano Hernandez and Margarita Hernandez located at 9596 Wallace Lake Rd to connect to the water and sewer system of the City of Shreveport and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Property is located near Council District E, and is not contiguous to the City limits.)
 
Ordinances: None
9.
Regular Agenda Legislation
A.
Resolutions on Second Reading and Final Passage or Which will require Only One Reading
 
Res 35
Authorizing the institution of expropriation proceedings against certain described property within the City of Shreveport in connection with the Wallace Force Main Project, Parcel T-20 and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Postponed on March 10, 2015)
 
Res 39
Authorizing the employment of Legal Counsel to represent the Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board of the City of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (G/Bowman)
 
Res 40
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Medicaid Supplemental Payment Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Louisiana Ambulance Alliance and other public entities and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Res 41
Ratifying the acceptance of a monetary donation to the Shreveport Police Department for the purpose of purchasing civil disturbance equipment (i.e.: helmets and shields) and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 42
Entering into a contract agreement between the City of Shreveport and Alsco relative to providing Water and Sewerage and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
B.
Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to April 14, 2015)
 
Res 47
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Donation Agreement between the City of Shreveport and Knicely Properties Inc. hereinafter called "Owner" and acting herein through Jeremy Knicely, Manager, for the private water and sewer main extensions and related facilities to serve Norris Ferry Crossing Unit 8 with respect thereto. (D/Corbin)
 
Res 48
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Donation Agreement between the City of Shreveport and Southern Home Builders Inc. hereinafter called "Owner" and acting herein through Edward Gaiennie, Manager, for the private water and sewer main extensions and related facilities to serve Riverbrooke Subdivision Units 3, 4, and 5 with respect thereto. (D/Corbin)
 
Res 49
Stating the City of Shreveport's endorsement of Twin Oak Investments, LLC to participate in the benefits of the Louisiana Restoration Tax Abatement Program and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Everson) (Not to be adopted prior to April 28, 2015 – Public Hearing Required)
C.
Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to April 14, 2015)
 
Ord 21

Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto (City Court, etc.)

 
Ord 22
ZONING:  C-20-15: An Ordinance Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the SW corner of St Mathias Drive and South Lakeshore Drive extending 880’ south, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA be and the same is hereby changed from R-1(TH), Suburban One Family Townhouse Residence District to R-1(TH)(PUD), Suburban One Family Townhouse Residence (Planned Unit Development) District with preliminary site plan approval and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (A/Bradford)

Documents: C-20-15 File.pdf
 
Ord 23
ZONING: C-22-15: An Ordinance Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located property located on the NW end of American Way, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, be and the same is hereby changed from I-2, Heavy Industry District to I-2(PUD), Heavy Industry (Planned Unit Development) District with preliminary site plan approval and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (D/Corbin)


Documents: C-22-15 File.pdf
D.
Ordinances on Second Reading and Final Passage (Numbers are assigned Ordinance Numbers)
 
Ord 20
Amending the 2015 Airport Enterprise Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 
10.
Tabled Legislation
A.
Ordinances/Resolutions:
 
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)
 
2. Resolution No. 32 of 2015
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.(Tabled March 10, 2015)
11.
Appeals
A.
Property Standards Appeals
 
PSD1400022
2806 W. Maple Street, Shreveport, LA  (G/J. Bowman) Mr. Gary Sweatt, P.O. Box 3212, Shreveport, LA  (Postponed March 9, 2015 until March 23, 2015)
 
PSD1300309
333 Herndon St, Shreveport, LA (B/Everson) Mr. Wilson Canizares, 822 Vernal Ln, Shreveport, LA 71119 (E/Flurry) NEW
 
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)
 
PSD1400026
832 Drexel Street, Shreveport, LA  (C/O. Jenkins) Mr. Lee Roy Surry, 138 Lilly Road, Benton, LA  71006.  (Postponed March 9, 2015 until April 27, 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 March 9, 2015 until May 11, 2015)
 
PSD1300006
1220 N. Hearne Avenue, Shreveport, LA  (A/Bradford)  Ms. Rosalind Patterson, 1601 Top Bluff Lane, Shreveport, LA  71109 (A/Bradford)  (Postponed March 9, 2015 until July 13, 2015)
 
PSD1000141
728 Austin Pl, Shreveport, LA (B/Everson) Ms. Deborah Bryant, 9640 Tammy, Shreveport, LA 71106 (Caddo Parish) (Postponed March 9, 2015 until September 4, 2015)
B.
Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals
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
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
 
_________________________________
Jeff Everson, Chairman 

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Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council