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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted: 02/5/2016                  12:00 pm                   Notice Published: 02/5/2016 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 8, 2016, at 3:00 PM  and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 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 8, 2016
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
February 9, 2016
1.
Call to order
2.
Invocation
3.
Roll call
4.
Approval of Minutes: Administrative Conference, City Council Meeting, and Amendment to Council Minutes
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: None.

 

8.
Consent Agenda Legislation
A.
To Introduce Routine Ordinances and Resolutions
 
Resolutions: None
 
Ordinances: None
B.
To Adopt Ordinances and Resolutions
 
RESOLUTIONS:
 
Res 22
Rejecting bids received for IFB# 16-003 Wallace Ave and 62nd St Area--Sanitary Sewer Improvements and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 23
Rejecting bids received for IFB# 16-004 Union Ave and W 72nd St Area--Sanitary Sewer Improvements and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 24
Declaring the City's interest in certain adjudicated properties as surplus and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Bradford, B/Everson, F/Lynch, and G/Bowman)
 
Res 25
Authorizing the Mayor to dedicate the corner of Wallace Avenue and Cheatham in honor of Mack Henry “Snoball” James, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Everson)
 
Res 26
To recognize the Mardi Gras Krewes of the Captains' Council of Northwest Louisiana for bringing the great tradition and culture of Mardi Gras and other social activities to Shreveport, Louisiana, 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 10
Supporting the completion of Interstate 49 through an inner-city connector, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (A/Bradford) (Postponed January 26, 2016 until March 8, 2016)
 
Res 20
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a cooperative endeavor agreement with  the Caddo Parish Sheriff relative to the use of network fiber and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Res 27
Requesting the MPC to ensure that public utilities subject to the jurisdiction of the Louisiana Public Service Commission are exempt from the vegetation and tree trimming limitations in the proposed Unified Development Code and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (E/Flurry)
B.
Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be Adopted Prior to February 23, 2016)
 
Res 28
Authorizing the donation of Shreveport Police Department property and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Res 29
Authorizing the Mayor to execute  telecommunications franchise agreements and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Res 30
Authorizing the Mayor to execute  agreements with various entities relative to supplemental payments for ambulance services provided to Medicaid patients and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
C.
Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be Adopted Prior to February 23, 2016)
 
Ord 7
Amending the 2016 Airports Enterprise Fund budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 
 
Ord 8
Amending the 2016 Capital Improvements Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto (Streets, Drainage and GIS System – Projects)
 
Ord 9
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a lease of City-owned property to the Red River Valley Railroad Historical Society and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Ord 10
Closing and abandoning alleys between the 1600 blocks of Clay Street and Alston Street, in Cutliff's Subdivision, in Section 35 (T18N-R14W), and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (A/Bradford)
 
Ord 11
Closing and abandoning a portion of Sand Beach Boulevard, between 70th Street and Fern Street, in section 20 (T17N-R13W), and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Corbin)
 
Ord 12
Amending the 2016 Capital Improvements Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto (C.C. Antoine Park and Heritage Place)
D.
Ordinances on Second Reading and Final Passage (Numbers are assigned Ordinance Numbers)
 
Ord 4
Amending the 2016 Grants Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Ord 5
Amend and reenact Section 90-306  of the Code of Ordinances relative to reserved parking spaces for the handicapped and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Everson)
 
Ord 6
ZONING:  CASE NO. C-1-16: Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by amending the extended use zoning of property located on the west side of Youree Drive, 75 feet north of Albert Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, FROM B-1(SPI-3-E), BUFFER BUSINESS (COMMERCIAL CORRIDOR OVERLAY) EXTENDED USE DISTRICT TO B-1(SPI-3-E), BUFFER BUSINESS (COMMERCIAL CORRIDOR OVERLAY) EXTENDED USE DISTRICT LIMITED TO “THE CAT RESCUE / BOARDING FACILITY” ONLY, WITH REVISED SITE PLAN APPROVAL, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Jenkins)
Documents: C-1-16 File.pdf
10.
Tabled Legislation
A.
Ordinances/Resolutions:
 
1. Ordinance No. 118 of 2015
Amending and reenacting certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 78  of the Code of Ordinances relative to consumption of alcoholic beverages on sidewalks adjacent to certain premises and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Everson) (Tabled - January 12, 2016)
11.
Appeals
A.
Property Standards Appeals
 
PSD1400065
3815 Cornell Drive, Shreveport, LA (A/Bradford) Mr. Jessie Watson, P.O. Box 8774, Bossier City, LA 71113 (Postponed January 25, 2016 until February 8, 2016)
 
PSD1000141
728 Austin Pl, Shreveport, LA (B/Everson) Ms. Deborah Bryant, 9640 Tammy, Shreveport, LA 71106 (Caddo Parish) (Postponed September 4, 2015 until March 7, 2016)
 
PSD1500010
437 Boulevard, Shreveport, LA (B/ Everson) Mr. Daniel Marcalus, 853 Robinson Place, Shreveport, LA 71104 (B/Everson) (Postponed October 26, 2015 until June 13, 2016)
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:
The following Confirmations and Appointments were received from the Mayor on February 4, 2016 and are subject to confirmation at the February 23, 2016 Council Meeting:

Chief Building Official                                Gary Norman
Division Manager - Athletics (SPAR)        C. Jeron Jones
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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Willie Bradford, Chairman 

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Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council