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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted: 06/19/2015                  12:00 pm                   Notice Published: 06/19/2015 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, June 22, 2015, at 3:00 PM  and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, June23, 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 
June 22, 2015
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
June 23, 2015
1.
Call to order
2.
Invocation
3.
Roll call
4.
Approval of Minutes Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting
                                             June 8, 2015                  June 9, 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 122
A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an amendment to the Management Agreement between the City of Shreveport and Metro Management Associates, Inc. and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 54
An Ordinance authorizing the incurring of debt and issuance of not exceeding Thirty-Five Million Dollars ($35,000,000) of taxable revenue refunding bonds (Shreveport Airport System), Series 2015A and 2015B, 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.
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 114

Declaring certain adjudicated property to be surplus, which will authorize the Mayor to sell the City of Shreveport's tax interest in these adjudicated properties and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Bradford, B/Everson, C/Jenkins, D/Corbin, F/Lynch and G/Bowman)

 
Res 115
Granting consent to the assignment of a cooperative endeavor agreement between the City of Shreveport and Hope for the Homeless, Inc. to Christian Service Program Institute and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Res 116
Declaring the  official intent of the City of Shreveport  to reimburse certain capital expenditures for Water and Sewerage vehicles and equipment and SPAR equipment from proceeds of lease-purchase agreements and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Res 117
Authorizing the Mayor to dedicate the 3600 block of Milton Street in honor of the extraordinary life of the Late Joyce Marie McLemore Bowman and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (G/Bowman) 

 
Res 118
To amend and re-enact Resolution No. 18 of 2009, a resolution to establish a Task Force on Small and Emerging Businesses in the City of Shreveport, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (A/Bradford)
 
Res 119
To recognize the accomplishments of Dr. Ray Belton as Chancellor of Southern University at Shreveport, to congratulate him for being selected as President/Chancellor of the Southern University A & M System, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Lynch)
 
Ordinances: None.
9.
Regular Agenda Legislation
A.
Resolutions on Second Reading and Final Passage or Which will require Only One Reading
 
Res 92
Accepting dedication for Riverview Lane and Riverrun Circle in Riverscape Village- Phase II and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (B/Everson) (Postponed on June 9, 2015)
 
Res 103
Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Inter-Governmental Agreement with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Bradford)  (This item was moved from the Consent Agenda to the Regular Agenda at the Administrative Conference 6/8/2015)
 
Res 106
Authorizing and providing for the waiver of permit, inspection and other related fees for the construction of a house at 1110 Cypress Creek CI in Norris Ferry Crossing Subdivision and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
Documents: PW Permits.pdf
 
Res 107
Acknowledging that the City Council has reviewed the 2015 Internal "Municipal Water Pollution Prevention Report" concerning North Regional and Lucas Wastewater Plants.
 
Res 108
Authorizing the waiver of building permit fees and authorizing the donation of building materials and supplies to 5 to 10 qualified low income homeowners in the city of Shreveport and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Res 109
A resolution authorizing the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana (the “City”) to hire professionals in conjunction with the issuance of not to exceed thirty-five million dollars ($35,000,000) taxable revenue refunding bonds (Shreveport Airport System) in one or more series, of the City for the purpose of refunding prior bonds of the city with respect thereto.
B.
Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to July 14, 2015)
 
Res 120
Authorizing the acceptance of a donation of advertising space from Lamar Advertising and otherwise providing  with respect thereto.
 
Res 121
Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement with Grambling State University relative to the Red River Classic football game and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
C.
Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to July 14, 2015)
 
Ord 52
Amending Ordinance No. 4 of 2013 and Ordinance No. 113 of 2014, the Capital Improvements Budget, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 53
ZONING:  C-60-15: Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the west side of Elizabeth Avenue, 100 feet north of Julia Street, be and the same is hereby changed from B-1, Buffer Business District to B-2, Neighborhood Business District and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Everson)
Documents: C-60-15 File.pdf
D.
Ordinances on Second Reading and Final Passage (Numbers are assigned Ordinance Numbers)
 
Ord 49
Amending the 2015 Capital Improvements Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Fern Ave and E. 70th St Improvements Project)
 
Ord 50
Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 51
Amending the 2015 budget funding contractual services provided to SporTran by Metro Management Associates, Inc., appropriating the funds authorized therein and otherwise providing 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)
11.
Appeals
A.
Property Standards Appeals
 
PSG1500056
360 E. 68th Street, Shreveport, LA (C/ Jenkins) Daniel Southern, 360 E. 68th Street, Shreveport, LA (C/Jenkins) (Postponed April 27, 2015 until June 22, 2015)
 
PSD1400184
618 Argyle Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Lynch) Mr. Robert Joseph, 726 Argyle St., Shreveport, LA (F/Lynch)  (Postponed  June 8, 2015 until June 22, 2015)
 
PSD1500010
437 Boulevard, Shreveport, LA (B/ Everson) Mr. Daniel Marcalus, 853 Robinson Place, Shreveport, LA 71104 (B/Everson) NEW
 
PSD1400203
719 Argyle Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Lynch) Ms. Odessa Marshall, 133 East Slattery Blvd, Shreveport, LA (C/Jenkins)  (Postponed April 13, 2015 until July 13, 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)
 
PSD1400065
3815 Cornell Drive, Shreveport, LA (A/Bradford) Mr. Jessie Watson, P.O. Box 8774, Bossier City, LA 71113 (Postponed  June 8, 2015 until August 10, 2015)
 
PSD1300305
354 W. 75th Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Lynch) Ms. Tahira Abdul-Rahman, 449 Stoner Avenue, Shreveport, LA (B/Everson)  (Postponed June 8, 2015 until August 10, 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 May 22, 2015 until August 10, 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:
 
ABO APPEAL
Mr. Johnny Kennedy, 1409 Magnolia Ridge, Bossier City, LA 71112
Documents: Kennedy - ABO.pdf
C.
Metropolitan Planning Commission Appeals and Zoning Board of Appeals:
 
BAP-36-14:
SPECIAL EXCEPTION USE: Applicant: Mohr and Associates, Inc; Owner: Trinity Baptist Church of Shreveport, Inc.; Location: 3142 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop (North side of Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, 1,680’ west of Walker Rd.) Existing Zoning: R-1D; Requested Use: K-8 Charter Public School (Postponed on May 26, 2015 until June 23, 2015)
Documents: BAP-36-14.pdf
D.
Other Appeals

 
Taxi Appeals: None.
 
SOB Appeals: None.
12.
Reports from officers, boards, and committees
13.
Clerk's Report:
Rec’ Confirmation letter from the Mayor on June 16, 2015 for the following appointments subject to confirmation at the  July 14, 2015 City Council Meeting:

Mr. Charles Hymes                 Division Manager of Maintenance 
Mrs. Katie Martin                    Assistant to the Division Manager of Planning and Development
Ms. Elizabeth “Liz McCain     Director of Economic Development

Rec' Confirmation letter from the Mayor on June 19, 2015,for the following appointments subject to confirmation at the July 14, 2015 City Council Meeting:

Mr. David "Logan" Schroeder    Downtown Development Authority Board
Mr. Stanley Varner                     Downtown Development Authority Boar
14.
Additional Communications:
A.
Additional Communications from the Mayor
B.
Additional Communications from Council Members
15.
Public Comments, in accordance with Section 1.11 of the Rules of Procedure
16.
Adjournment
 
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Jeff Everson, Chairman 

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Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council