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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted: 08/21/2015                  12:00 pm                   Notice Published: 08/21/2015 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, August 24, 2015, at 3:00 PM  and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, August 25, 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 
August 24, 2015
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
August 25, 2015
1.
Call to order
2.
Invocation
3.
Roll call
4.
Approval of Minutes Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting
                                             August 10, 2015                 August 11, 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
 
Ordinance No. 64 of 2015
Amending the 2015 Budget for the General Fund and providing with respect thereto.(Grass Mowing) (F/Lynch) (Tabled on August 11, 2015)
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:
Caddo Bossier Port Commission          Mr. Roy Griggs 

Police and Fire Civil Service Board      Mr. Michael Carter 
                                                              Mr. Joseph A. Lewis
8.
Consent Agenda Legislation
A.
To Introduce Routine Ordinances and Resolutions
 
Resolutions: None.
 
Ordinances: None
B.
To Adopt Ordinances and Resolutions
 
Resolutions:
 
Res 143
Declaring the City's interest in certain adjudicated properties as surplus and otherwise providing with respect thereto.(A/Bradford, B/Everson and F/Lynch)
 
Res 144
Suspending the effect of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to “The Rotary Club of Shreveport’s Food Truck War” and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Everson)
 
Res 145
Suspending the effect of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to the “UnScene Festival” and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(B/Everson)
 
Res 146
Suspending the effect of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to “DigiFest South” and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Everson)
 
Res 147
Accepting dedication for a 20 foot wide utility servitude in Long Lake Estates Unit No.22A and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (D/Corbin)
 
Res 148
Authorizing Vincent Norman Gallegos Sr. and Caroline Nieto Gallegos located at 5557 Jefferson Paige Rd. to connect to the water and sewer system of the City of Shreveport and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Located near Council District A 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 138
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Donation Agreement between the City of Shreveport and Reunion Development LLC hereinafter called "Owner" and acting herein through Ben Tullos, Manager, for the private water and sewer main extensions and related facilities to serve Reunion Subdivision Phase II with respect thereto (E/Flurry)
 
Res 139
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Donation Agreement between the City of Shreveport and Steve Simon Construction  Inc. hereinafter called "Owner" and acting herein through Brad Simon, Manager, for the private water and sewer main extensions and related facilities to serve West Wilderness Subdivision with respect thereto (D/Corbin)
 
Res 140
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Donation Agreement between the City of Shreveport and Knicely Properties Inc. hereinafter called "Owner" and acting herein through Jeremey Knicely, Manager, for the private water and sewer main extensions and related facilities to serve Norris Ferry Crossing Unit 9 with respect thereto (D/Corbin)
 
Res 149
Recognizing Captain Reginald Washington of the Shreveport Police Department for mentoring and coaching young people from the greater Shreveport community since 1980, to congratulate the 6th grade Shreveport Lady Ballers for winning the AAU State Championship and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
B.
Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to September 8, 2015)
 
Res 150
Ratifying the use of certain equipment by the American Legion Lowe-McFarlane Post 14 to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 151
Authorizing for the use of certain equipment by Mt. Olive Baptist Church to otherwise provide with respect thereto (D/Corbin)
 
Res 152
Authorizing the use of certain equipment by the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 153
Authorizing the use of certain equipment by the Willis-Knighton Health System for their 20th Anniversary of the Simpkins Community Health and Education Center and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 154
Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Act of Release of two 10-foot wide utility easements in the Chinquapin Meadows Subdivision, in Section 6 (T16N-R13W), and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (D/Corbin)
 
Res 155
Authorizing the Mayor to execute the first amendment to the Agreement dated July 30, 1999 between the City of Shreveport and the Downtown Shreveport Development Corporation (hereinafter sometimes referred to as DSDC or D.S.D.C.); declaring the intention of the City of Shreveport to delete the provision setting forth its reversionary interest in the Shrevepark Garage; declaring the intention of the City to accept from the Downtown Shreveport Development Corporation the amount of Five-Hundred Thousand and 00/100 United States Dollars ($500,000.00) as consideration for the first amendment to the Agreement; declaring the intention of the City to utilize the $500,000.00 received for this amendment for the purpose of an economic development project in Downtown Shreveport; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
C.
Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to September 8, 2015)
 
Ord 70
Declaring the City's intention to acquire full ownership of certain adjudicated properties for Zeke Drive Improvements Project  (C11003) and otherwise providing with respect thereto (C/Jenkins).

 
Ord 71
Authorizing the incurring of debt and issuance, sale and delivery of an amount not exceeding Forty-Two Million Dollars ($42,000,000) of taxable revenue and 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. 
 
Ord 72
ZONING: C-69-15: Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the SW corner of Martin Luther King Drive and David Raines Road, be and the same is hereby changed from B-1, Buffer Business District and B-2(SPI-2), Neighborhood Business (Industrial Park Overlay) District to B-3(SPI-2), Community Business (Industrial Park Overlay) District with site plan approval and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (A/Bradford)
Documents: C-69-15 file.pdf
D.
Ordinances on Second Reading and Final Passage (Numbers are assigned Ordinance Numbers)
 
Ord 68
Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget for the Police Department, Police Administration, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Rutherford House, etc.)
 
Ord 69
Amending the 2015 Capital Improvements Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (4 - Airport Projects, etc.)
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
 
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)
 
PSD1400240
463 Marx Street, Shreveport, LA (D/ Corbin) Mr. Carl D. Henry, 241 E. 75th Street, Shreveport, LA 71106 (C/Jenkins) NEW
 
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)
 
PSD1300006
1220 N. Hearne Avenue, Shreveport, LA  (A/Bradford)  Ms. Rosalind Patterson, 1601 Top Bluff Lane, Shreveport, LA  71109 (A/Bradford)  (Postponed August 10, 2015 until September 21, 2015)
 
PSD1400184
618 Argyle Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Lynch) Mr. Robert Joseph, 726 Argyle St., Shreveport, LA (F/Lynch)  (Postponed  July 27, 2015 until September 21, 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)
 
PSD1400065
3815 Cornell Drive, Shreveport, LA (A/Bradford) Mr. Jessie Watson, P.O. Box 8774, Bossier City, LA 71113 (Postponed August 10, 2015 until October 12, 2015)
 
PSD1300305
354 W. 75th Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Lynch) Ms. Tahira Abdul-Rahman, 449 Stoner Avenue, Shreveport, LA (B/Everson)  (Postponed August 10, 2015 until October 12, 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 August 10, 2015 until October 12, 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:
Letter of Appeal (To be considered September 8, 2015): Case No. SC-54-15: Preliminary and final Plat, 400 Block of Kennie Rd, (north side of Kennie Rd, 1000' west of Linwood Avenue)


Rec' Confirmation/Appointment Letters from the Mayor on Aug 20, 2015, for the following: (Subject to confirmation at the September 8, 2015 Council Meeting)

Downtown Development Authority                                             Mr. John T. Hubbard
Shreveport Home Mortgage Authority Board                             Reverend Calvin Austin
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