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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING 
Notice Posted: 2/18/2022      12:00 PM   

               

Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Shreveport shall hold its Administrative Conference and it's Regular Meeting, Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at 3:00 P.M. The combined meeting will be held in the Government Chamber at Government Plaza (505 Travis Street).

 
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ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE
 AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
February 22, 2022

1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes: Administrative Conference/City Council/Special Meeting

                             February 7, 2022 February 7, 2022-sm  February 8, 2022

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: 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) (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

Metropolitan Planning Commission – Chris Elberson

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 165

Approving a restoration tax abatement renewal application for Venyu Solutions, LLC, 601 Milam Street, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto 

 

RES 16

To acknowledge Keyondra and Kimberly Lockett for their extraordinary talents, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Taylor)

Documents:
  1. Lockett Sisters.pdf
 

RES 17

To offer an apology to the members of Little Union Baptist Church and their descendants for an incident which occurred on Sunday, September 22, 1963, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Taylor)

 

RES 18

To offer an apology to the students of Booker T. Washington High School, led by Reverend H. Calvin Austin for an incident which occurred on Monday, September 23, 1963, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Taylor)

 

RES 19

To celebrate Southern University Museum of Art at Shreveport’s 20th anniversary, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Fuller)

 

RES 20

Resolution to dedicate the 600 Block of 65th Street at Clift Avenue and Wallace Avenue in honor of The Late Reverend Doctor G. W. Odom for his commitment and contributions to his community and the City of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Fuller)

Documents:
  1. DR G W Odom.pdf
 

RES 21

Recommending the Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry terminate Inferno Manufacturing's tax exemption, Industrial Tax Exemption Program Contract #20180099-ITE, for non-compliance and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (C/Nickelson)

 

RES 22

To dedicate the 700 of block Pujo Street in honor of Charley F. Williams for his commitment and contributions to the Cedar Grove community and the City of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Boucher)

 

RES 23

Providing for canvassing the returns and declaring the results of the Special Election held in the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana, on Saturday, December 11, 2021 and to promulgate the results thereof.

B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to March 8, 2022)

 

RES 24

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

 

RES 25

Authorizing the execution of a legal service agreement with Washington & Wells, Attorneys at Law; Baron & Budd, P.C.; Cossich, Sumich, Parsiola & Taylor LLC; Foley, Lamy & Jefferson; Alvendia, Kelly & Demarest, LLC; and Stagg Liuzza, LLC and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

RES 26

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an act of release of a 10' wide utility easement in the resubdivision of King Partition No. 2 Subdivision, in Section 3 & 4 (T16N-R13W), and otherwise providing with respect thereto (D/Boucher)

C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to March 8, 2022)

 

ORD 20

Amending the 2022 Budget for the Streets Special Revenue Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (G/Bowman)

 

ORD 21

Amending the 2022 budget for the Capital Projects Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto.(G/Bowman) 

 

ORD 22

Amending the 2022 budget for the Streets Special Revenue Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto (G/Bowman)

 

ORD 23

Amending the 2022 budget for the Capital Projects Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (G/Bowman)

 

ORD 24

Declaring a public emergency in connection with the emergency repair of Stoner Force Main located along the Clyde Fant Parkway starting just south of the Shreveport-Barksdale Bridge and ending at 70th Street and ratifying the expenditure of approximately $3.9 million and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 25

To amend Chapter 38, Article II, Division 8, Section 72 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to the administrative cost assessed by the City for property abatement and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 26

Zoning Case No. 21-201-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 Kings Highway and Thornhill Avenue Shreveport, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, from R-HU Highland Urban Conservation Residential District To C-1 PUD Neighborhood Commercial District Planned Unit Development, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Fuller)

D.

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

 

ORD 8

Declaring the City's interest in declaring certain land as surplus, and our intention to donate certain land to Volunteers of America of North Louisiana and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (Not to be adopted prior to February 22, 2022)

 

ORD 13

Amending the 2022 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

 

ORD 14

Amending the 2022 Airport Capital Improvements fund budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 15

Amending the 2022 Airport Enterprise fund budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 16

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2022 Capital Projects Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 17

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2022 Streets Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 18

Closing and abandoning a sidewalk dedication in the Cora Snowden Subdivision, in Section 21 (T17N-R14W), and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (F/Green)

 

ORD 19

A series Ordinance pursuant to the General Bond Ordinance, as defined herein, authorizing the issuance of taxable Water and Sewer revenue refunding bonds, series 2022 in a total principal amount not to exceed one hundred ninety million dollars ($190,000,000) of the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana; establishing certain details of such bonds as required by the General Bond Ordinance; approving and confirming the sale of such bonds; pledging the net revenues to secure such bonds; prescribing the form, certain terms and conditions of said bonds; authorizing the use of a preliminary official statement and the preparation and distribution of an official statement; authorizing the purchase of and subscription for certain escrowed securities; authorizing escrow verification and engagement of escrow agents; and authorizing execution and delivery of a paying agent/registrar agreement; and providing for other matters in connection therewith. 

 

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 12

Zoning Case No. 21-199-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 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop Expy, approx. 520' east of Linwood Ave., Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from C-3, General Commercial District To C-4, Heavy Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (E/Jackson)

Documents:
  1. 21-199-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)

 

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) (Tabled on January 11, 2022)

 

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 (Tabled February 8, 2022)

 

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
 

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) (Tabled February 8, 2022)

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 February 17, 2022 and February 18, 2022, and are subject for confirmation on March 8, 2022.

Human Resources Personnel Board 
 Susan Evans

Zoning Board of Appeals
Durwood Hendrick
Clarinda Henderson

Metropolitan Planning Commission 
 Chris Elberson
Gabriel Balderas
Rachel Jackson
 Bill Robertson
Harold Sater
Winzer Andrews
Fred Moss 

14.

Additional Communications

A.  Additional Communications from the Mayor
B.  Additional Communications from Council Members
15.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: February 22, 2022

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA SHREVEPORT DIVISION
BRIAN STEVEN POOLE V. CITY OF SHREVEPORT, ET
NUMBER: 5:18-CV-01125
 



16.

Adjournment

 

_________________________________
James Green, Chairman

____________________________________
Danielle A. Farr-Ewing, Clerk of Council