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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING 
Notice Posted: 1/7/2022      12:00 PM   

               

Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Shreveport shall hold its Administrative Conference on Monday, January 10, 2022, at 3:00 P.M and it's Regular Meeting, Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at 3:00 P.M. Both meetings will be held in the Government Chamber at Government Plaza (505 Travis Street).

 
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ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE
January 10, 2022
 AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
January 11, 2022

1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes: Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting

            December 28, 2021

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 (Resolution 7 of 2003)
Revenue Collection Plan & Implementation Report (Resolution 114 of 2009)
Master Plan Committee Report (Resolution 132 of 2012)
Budget to Actual Financial Report(Resolution 183 of 2017)

6.

Public Hearing

RESOLUTION NO. 162 of 2021: Stating the City of Shreveport's endorsement of New Shreveport Renewal, LLC - United Jewelers to participate in the benefits of the Louisiana Restoration Tax Abatement Program and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

RESOLUTION NO. 163 of 2021: Stating the City Of Shreveport's endorsement of New Shreveport Renewal, LLC - Lee Hardware to participate in the benefits of the Louisiana Restoration Tax Abatement Program and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

RESOLUTION NO. 164 of 2021: Stating the City of Shreveport's endorsement of New Shreveport Renewal, LLC - United Jewelers Townhomes to participate in the benefit of the Louisiana Restoration Tax Abatement program and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

RESOLUTION NO. 165 of 2021:Approving a restoration tax abatement renewal application for Venyu Solutions, LLC, 601 Milam Street, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

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) (Administrative Conference on any matter of public concern regardless of whether the item is on the agenda) (Regular Meeting 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: None

 

Ordinances: None

9.

Regular Agenda Legislation

A.

Resolutions on Second Reading and Final Passage or Which will require Only One Reading

 

RES 132

Authorizing the mayor to execute an Option to Ground Lease between the City of Shreveport and Shreveport HP Allendale, LLC and otherwise providing with respect thereto

 

RES 162

Stating the City of Shreveport's endorsement of New Shreveport Renewal, LLC - United Jewelers to participate in the benefits of the Louisiana Restoration Tax Abatement Program and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (Not to be adopted prior to a public hearing on January 11, 2022)

 

RES 163

Stating the City Of Shreveport's endorsement of New Shreveport Renewal, LLC - Lee Hardware to participate in the benefits of the Louisiana Restoration Tax Abatement Program and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (Not to be adopted prior to a public hearing on January 11, 2022)

 

RES 164

Stating the City of Shreveport's endorsement of New Shreveport Renewal, LLC - United Jewelers Townhomes to participate in the benefit of the Louisiana Restoration Tax Abatement program and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (Not to be adopted prior to a public hearing on January 11, 2022)

 

RES 165

Approving a restoration tax abatement renewal application for Venyu Solutions, LLC, 601 Milam Street, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (Not to be adopted prior to a public hearing on January 11, 2022)

 

RES 166

A resolution in support of and establishing a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District, a proposed public improvement district, wholly within the city limits of the City of Shreveport, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (F/Green)

 

RES 167

To recognize Louisiana Prize Fest for their contributions to the Shreveport community and to celebrate their 10-year anniversary, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Fuller)

Documents:
  1. RES Prize Fest.pdf
 

RES 169

Authorizing the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Purchasing Agent to reject all bids received for Sewer Video CCTV Truck w/ Lateral Launcher & Steerable Transporter IFB Bid #21-054 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

RES 170

Authorizing the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Purchasing Agent to reject all bids received for Valencia Spray Park. Bid IFB #21-063 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

RES 1

Suspending the effects of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and any applicable provisions of the Shreveport Unified Development Code of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances, relative to the Krewe of Centaur and Krewe of Gemini parades and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to January 25, 2022)

 

RES 2

Authorizing the employment of special legal counsel to represent the City of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

RES 3

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Cooperative Purchasing Agreement between the City of Shreveport and the Baton Rouge Fire Department, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

RES 4

Authorizing a request to be made to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Louisiana State Mineral and Energy Board, to seek public bids for an oil, gas and mineral lease involving the property located in Districts A, F and G and  described herein and to execute the lease for certain mineral interests owned by the City of Shreveport; and to authorize the mayor to execute any and all documents related to the intent of this Resolution; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to January 25, 2022)

D.

Ordinances on Second Reading and Final Passage (Numbers are assigned Ordinance Numbers)

 

ORD 72

To amend certain portions of Chapter 26 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to the architectural and engineering selection process, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (B/Fuller) Amendment No. 1  Amendment No. 2

 

ORD 191

Declaring the City's Interest in certain land as surplus, and our intention to donate certain land acquired by the Department of Community Development to Volunteers of America of North Louisiana and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

 

ORD 195

To amend Chapter 58, Article IV, Division 1 and Chapter 78, Article VIII, Division 1 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to litter and dumping, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Taylor, F/Green)

 

ORD 215

Amending the 2022 Riverfront Development Special Revenue Fund budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Taylor, F/Green, G/Bowman)

 

ORD 216

An ordinance amending the 2022 General Fund budget, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Taylor, F/Green, G/Bowman) Amendment No. 1  Amendment No. 2

 

ORD 217

Amending the 2022 Retained Risk Fund budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Taylor, F/Green, G/Bowman)

 

ORD 218

Amending the 2022 Metropolitan Planning Commission Special Revenue Fund budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Taylor, F/Green, G/Bowman)

 

ORD 219

Amending the 2022 Community Development Special Revenue Fund budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Taylor, F/Green, G/Bowman)

 

ORD 220

Amending the 2022 Golf Enterprise Fund budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Taylor, F/Green, G/Bowman)

 

ORD 221

Amending the 2022 Airports Enterprise Fund budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Taylor, F/Green, G/Bowman)

 

ORD 222

Amending the 2022 Water and Sewerage Fund budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Taylor, F/Green, G/Bowman)

 

ORD 223

Amending the 2022 Solid Waste Enterprise Fund budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Taylor, F/Green, G/Bowman)

 

ORD 224

Amending the 2022 General Fund budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (C/Nickelson, D/Boucher)

 

ORD 228

Amending the 2022 Budget Funding Contractual Services provided to Sportran by Metro Management Associates, Inc. and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Taylor, F/Green, G/Bowman)

 

ORD 204

Zoning Case No. 21-158-C: An ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the southeast corner of Legardy St. & Hawkins St., Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from R-1-5, Single-Family Residential District To R-A, Rural-Agricultural District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (A/Taylor)

Documents:
  1. 21-158-C.pdf
 

ORD 225

Zoning Case No. 21-154-C An ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the south side of Hollywood Ave., approx. 270' east of Linwood Ave., Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from R-1-7, Single-Family Residential District to C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Fuller)

Documents:
  1. 21-154-C.pdf
 

ORD 226

Zoning Case No. 21-183-C: An ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the west side of Southern Ave., approx. 220' north of Olive St., Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from R-A, Rural Agricultural District to I-1, Light Industrial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Fuller)

Documents:
  1. 21-183-C.pdf
 

ORD 227

Zoning Case No. 21-185-C: An ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the northeast corner of David Raines Rd. and Willis St., Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from R-1-5, Single-Family Residential District to C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Taylor)

Documents:
  1. 21-185-C.pdf
10.

Tabled Legislation

A.

Ordinances/Resolutions:

 

RES 124

To establish an Intergovernmental committee, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Boucher) (Tabled on November 9, 2021)

 

ORD 85

To amend certain portions of chapter 22 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to demolition delay in the Downtown Development District and otherwise providing with respect thereto (B/Fuller) (Tabled June 22, 2021)

 

ORD 94

To repeal Section 50-212 (a)(10) and to amend Section 50-212 (b) of Article V of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Shreveport relative to the Smokefree Air Act and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (E/Flurry) (Tabled July 13, 2021)

 

ORD 149

Amending Section 10-69 of Chapter 10, Article IV, Division 2 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances with respect to the Fee and Term for alcoholic beverage handling employee cards, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Tabled on December 14, 2021)

Documents:
  1. ABO 1.pdf
11.

Appeals

A.

Property Standards Appeals: NONE

B.

Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals

ABO APPEAL - Ms. Amanda Smith, 1717 Stephens Ave, Shreveport, LA 71101 (B/Fuller) (postponed until March 21, 2022, at the council's discretion, this item can be brought up for a vote prior to this date) 

C.

Metropolitan Planning Commission and ZBA Appeals: NONE

D.

Other Appeals

 

SOB Appeals: None

 

Taxi Appeals: None

12.

Reports from officers, boards, and committees

13.

Clerk's Report

The following letters of appointments were received from the Mayor’s office on January 6, 2022, and are subject for confirmation on January 25, 2022.

Chief Financial Officer – Kasey Brown 
Metropolitan Planning Commission – Chris Elberson
Historical Preservation Commission - Jazmin Jernigan
Assistant City Attorney serving as Executive Counsel to the Mayor - Shanerika Flemings 

14.

Additional Communications:

A.  Additional Communications from the Mayor
B.  Additional Communications from Council Members
ELECTION OF COUNCIL OFFICERS
Chairman of the Council
Vice-Chairman of the Council
15.

EXECUTIVE SESSION - January 10, 2022

James & Joc Trucking, LLC v. City of Shreveport
#632,496 and #633,075
First Judicial Court of Louisiana

16.

Adjournment

 

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Tabatha Taylor, Vice Chair

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Danielle A. Farr-Ewing, Clerk of Council