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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted: 07/24/2015                  12:00 pm                   Notice Published: 07/24/2015 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, July 27, 2015, at 3:00 PM  and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, July 28, 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 
July 27, 2015
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
July 28, 2015
1.
Call to order
2.
Invocation
3.
Roll call
4.
Approval of Minutes Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting
                                             July 13, 2015                  July 14, 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
B.
Public Comments (In accordance with Section 1.11 of the Rules of Procedure) (Public Comments on matters which are on the agenda)
C.
Confirmation and Appointments:
Director of Public Work     Mr. Dwan L. Gilliom
Civil Service Board            Fire Captain William Todd Olague   (August 2015-2018) 
                                             Fire Engineer Olufolabo Ogunyemi (August 2015-2018)



8.
Consent Agenda Legislation
A.
To Introduce Routine Ordinances and Resolutions
 
Resolutions: None.
 
Ordinances:
B.
To Adopt Ordinances and Resolutions
 
Resolutions:
 
Res 131
Authorizing Barksdale Federal Credit Union located at 9475 Ellerbe Road to connect to the water and sewer system of the City of Shreveport and otherwise providing with respect thereto. 
 
Ordinances: None.
9.
Regular Agenda Legislation
A.
Resolutions on Second Reading and Final Passage or Which will require Only One Reading
 
Res 128
Authorizing the Mayor to grant a utility Easement and Right of Way to AEP/SWEPCO on a portion of 77th Street in the Cedar Grove Addition Subdivision, in Section 25 (T17N-R14W), and otherwise providing with respect theret.(C/Jenkins and D/Corbin)
 
Res 129
Authorizing the Shreveport Police Department to accept a donation of an 8'x24' cargo trailer valued at $13,100 from JC Fodale Energy Services, LLC to be issued to and utilized by members of the department's Office of Special Investigations.
 
Res 132
To recognize Huntington High School "Raider Jukebox" Marching Band, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (E/Flurry, F/Lynch, and G/Bowman)
B.
Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to August 11, 2015)
 
Res 133
Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement between the City of Shreveport and the Red River Revel Arts Festival, Inc., and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 134
Authorizing a contract between the City of Shreveport and the Independence Bowl Foundation, Inc. relative to the production of the Independence Bowl and related activities and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
C.
Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to August 11, 2015)
 
Ord 61
Declaring the City's intention to acquire full ownership of certain adjudicated properties for Community Development's Concordia Place Project and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (B/Everson)
 
Ord 62
Declaring the City's intention to acquire full ownership of certain adjudicated properties for Community Development's Cooperville Estates Project and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Bradford)
 
Ord 63
Amending the 2015 Capital Improvements Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 64
Amending the 2015 Budget for the General Fund and providing with respect thereto.(Grass Mowing) (F/Lynch) (This item was moved from the Consent Agenda to the Regular Agenda at the Administrative Conference 7/27/3015)
 
Ord 65
To create and establish a no through truck route on Gilbert Drive between Monrovia Street and Pierremont Road and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Jenkins)
 
Ord 66
ZONING:  C-9-15:  Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located approximately 185 ft. west of Woolworth Road, be and the same is hereby changed from R-A, Residence-Agriculture District to B-3, Community Business District, with site plan approval and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (G/Bowman)
Documents: C-9-15 File.pdf
 
Ord 67
ZONING:  C-61-15: Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located between Hearne Ave and Virginia, approximately 131 ft. south of Marion, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, legally, described below, be and the same is hereby changed from R-2, Suburban Multi-Family Residence District to B-1, Buffer Business District with site plan approval and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (A/Bradford)
Documents: C-61-15 File.pdf
D.
Ordinances on Second Reading and Final Passage (Numbers are assigned Ordinance Numbers)
 
Ord 55
Amending the 2015 capital improvements budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.(SPAR – Choice Neighborhood Park)
 
Ord 56
Amending the 2015 Capital Improvements budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.(Security System upgrade for City Jail)
 
Ord 57
Amending the 2015 Grants Special Revenue Fund Budget, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Ord 58
Amending the 2015 Water and Sewerage Enterprise Fund Budget, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 
 
Ord 59
Amend and reenact Chapter 102  of the Code of Ordinances relative to vehicles for hire and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(E/Flurry)
 
Ord 60
Amend and reenact Article IX,  relative to peddlers, solicitors and other public vendors, and Article X, relative to charitable solicitation, of Chapter 42  of the Code of Ordinances 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. Ordinance No. 54 of 2015:
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. (Tabled July 14, 2015)
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 July 13, 2015 until July 27, 2015)
 
PSD1400184
618 Argyle Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Lynch) Mr. Robert Joseph, 726 Argyle St., Shreveport, LA (F/Lynch)  (Postponed  June 22, 2015 until July 27, 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)
 
PSG1500056
360 E. 68th Street, Shreveport, LA (C/ Jenkins) Daniel Southern, 360 E. 68th Street, Shreveport, LA (C/Jenkins) (Postponed June 22, 2015 until August 24, 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)
 
PSD1500010
437 Boulevard, Shreveport, LA (B/ Everson) Mr. Daniel Marcalus, 853 Robinson Place, Shreveport, LA 71104 (B/Everson) (Postponed June 22, 2015 until September 21, 2015)
 
PSD1400203
719 Argyle Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Lynch) Ms. Odessa Marshall, 133 East Slattery Blvd, Shreveport, LA (C/Jenkins)  (Postponed July 13, 2015, until October 12, 2015)
B.
Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals:
C.
Metropolitan Planning Commission Appeals and Zoning Board of Appeals:
D.
Other Appeals

 
Taxi Appeals: None.
 
SOB Appeals: None.
12.
Reports from officers, boards, and committees
13.
Clerk's Report:
Rec' Confirmation and Appointment Letter from the Mayor on July 23, 2015, for the following:

Caddo Bossier Port Commission Mr. James Heard 
14.
Additional Communications:
A.
Additional Communications from the Mayor
B.
Additional Communications from Council Members
15.
Public Comments (In accordance with Sec 1.11 of the Rules of Procedure) Public Comments on matters which are not on the agenda, at the Regular meeting only.)
16.
Adjournment
 
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Jeff Everson, Chairman 

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Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council