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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted:  01/10/2020               12:00 PM                   Notice Posted: 01/10/2020 
                   (Date)                    (Time)                                                (Date)
Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Shreveport shall hold its Administrative Conference  on Monday, January 13, 2020  at 3:00 PM and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, January  14, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. Both meetings will be held in the Government Chambers at Government Plaza (505 Travis Street). 
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ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE
January 13, 2020
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
January 14, 2020
1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes Special Meeting and Administrative Conference-City Council Meeting

                                                       December 16, 2019                       December 19, 2019
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)
Surety Bond Forfeitures Report (Resolution 238 of 2010)
Master Plan Committee Report (Resolution 132 of 2012)
Budget to Actual Financial Report (Resolution 183 of 2017) 
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 any matter of public concern regardless of whether the item is on the agenda.)

C.

Confirmation and Appointments:

The following letters of appointment were received from the Mayor on December 16, 2019 (via e-mail) and are subject for confirmation on January 14, 2020
Human Relation Commission                             Dr. Sherry Kerr - Reappointed-3yr. term
                   Rev. Roosevelt Seaberry – 3 yr. term
                   Dr. Michelle Wolkomir - Reappointed-3yr. term
Historical Preservation Commission    Amy Wren (Associate Commissioner) – 3 yr. term
Senior Risk Manager               Richard Hunter
S’port Implementation and Redev Authority Board  Josh Clayton

The following letters of appointment were received from the Mayor’s office on December 31, 2019 (via e-mail) and are subject for confirmation on January 14, 2020
Controller of Finance S. Ben Hebert  
Assistant City Attorney Thea Scott

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 172

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Acceptance of Act of Donation between the City of Shreveport and WIVI Land Development, LLC hereinafter called “Owner” for the sanitary sewer lift station, force main and related facilities to serve Lucien Field Estates and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (E/Flurry)
 

Res 1

Recognizing the 70th Anniversary of Booker T. Washington High School, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Bradford)
 

Res 2

A resolution whereby the Mayor is making recommendation to the City Council for its approval regarding the amount and type of various insurance premiums and to authorize the Mayor to execute a payment for the purpose of binding insurance, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 
 

Res 3

A resolution to establish a Charter Review Committee, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(E/Flurry)
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to January 28, 2020)

 

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 District D 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. (D/Boucher)
 

Res 5

Approving ToMakk Glass Partners for participation in the Industrial Tax Exemption Program (ITEP) located at 2940 West Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport, LA, 71118, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

 

Res 6

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the City of Shreveport and Gateway Louisiana, LLC, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Bradford)
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to January 28, 2020)

 

Ord 1

Amending Article V. ANNEXATIONS of Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances relative to the annexation of property, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 2

Amending various articles and sections in the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Unified Development Code and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
D.

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

 

Ord 161

Amending Chapter 10, Article IV, Division 2, Section 10-175 of the Code of Ordinances regarding hours of operation for retail dealer of alcohol – non-downtown zoning districts, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. ( C/Nickelson)  Amendment No. 1A 
 

Ord 189

Closing and abandoning an alley in the Coulter’s subdivision of Tal 20, Shreveport, in section 37 (T18N-R14W), and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (Introduced on December 10, 2019 - Not to be adopted prior to January 14, 2020)
 

Ord 190

Amending Chapter 78, Section 123 of the Code of Ordinances concerning facility servitude over city-owned property, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson) (Introduced on December 10, 2019 - Not to be adopted prior to January 14, 2020)
 

Ord 191

Amending various articles and sections in the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Unified Development Code and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (UDC Amendment - MPC Case 19-451-C)
 

Ord 192

Amending various articles and sections in the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Unified Development Code and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (UDC Amendment - MPC Case 19-459-C)
 

Ord 193

ZONING CASE NO. 19-441-C: An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the east corner of Pickett Street and Fairfield Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from R-UC, Urban Core Residential District to C-3, General Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Fuller)
Documents:
  1. 19-441-c.pdf
 

Ord 194

ZONING CASE NO. 19-443-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 Carroll Street and Youree Drive, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., from R-1-7, Single Family Residential District To C-2, Corridor Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson)
Documents:
  1. 19-443-C.pdf
 

Ord 195

ZONING CASE NO 19-444-C:  An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City Of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the north side of Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, approximately nine hundred and twenty five feet east of the Kingston Road Intersection, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from C-2, Corridor Commercial District To C-4, Heavy Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (E/Flurry)
Documents:
  1. 19-444-C.pdf
10.

Tabled Legislation

A.

Ordinances/Resolutions:

 

ORDINANCE NO 162 OF 2019:

An Ordinance to amend Chapter 10, Article II, Division 4, Section 10-82 of the Code of Ordinances regarding sales of alcohol near homes, schools, churches, etc., and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
11.

Appeals

A.

Property Standards Appeals

B.

Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals:

None.
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 appointment were received from the Mayor’s office on January 9, 2020 (via e-mail) and are subject for confirmation on January 28, 2020)

                   Director of Public Works Gary Norman 

Shreveport Local Workforce Development Bd. (71) Julie Bass  -  re-appointment – 5 year term
                                       Matt LaFisca - appointment – 5 year term
                                                                                         Shelli Ulrich re-appointment – 5 year term
                                                                                         Victor McGee appointment – 5 year term 
                                                                                         John Vaughan re-appointment – 5 year term

Shreveport Memorial Library Board               Delores Lynch appointment to begin Jan 2020 
                                                                                        and end December 2023 
                                                                                        Brittany Turner appointment to begin Jan 2020 and                                                                                              end Dec 2022 - replaces the vacancy left by Shannan                                                                                         Hicks


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 14, 2020

BW Partners, LLC, d/b/a Briarwood Apartments  v. City of Shreveport;
Suit No:  613,681; First Judicial District Court
Caddo Parish, Louisiana 

Shirewood Lakes Apartments, LLC, et al v. City of Shreveport; 
Suit No:  616,821; First Judicial District Court
Caddo Parish, Louisiana 

The Haven Property Owners Association, Inc., et al. v. City of Shreveport, 
Suit No:  610,530; First Judicial District Court
Caddo Parish, Louisiana

T. Scott Pernici, Michael Jones, and Mark Defatta, Individually and on behalf of a class of similarly
situated persons v. City of Shreveport, Louisiana
Suit No.: 599,698; First Judicial District Court
16.

Adjournment

 
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Jerry Bowman, Jr., Chairman 

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Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council