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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted:  02/21/2020               12:06 PM                   Notice Posted: 02/21/2020 
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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 24, 2020  at 3:00 PM and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, February  25, 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
February 24, 2020
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
February 25, 2020
1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting

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:

Chief Administrative Officer          Henry Whitehorn Sr.
Chief Financial Officer                   Sherricka Fields Jones
Deputy Director of  IT                    Aaron Allien
Assistant City Attorney Cheyenne Y. Wilson            
Gernine M. Mailhes

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 7

Establishing guidelines for the approval or disapproval by the Shreveport City Council for Industrial Tax Exemption applications submitted to LED for projects located in the City of Shreveport, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson) (Postponed on Feb 10, 2020)   
 

Res 10

Encouraging the Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) to pass a resolution to halt the acceptance of new annexation applications for a period of twelve (12) months, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto  Amendment No. 1     2A  (B/Fuller) (Postponed on Feb 10, 2020)

Documents:
  1. RES Annexations.pdf
 

Res 11

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Contract for Water Supply and Sewerage Disposal between the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Pratt Paper, LLC, Pratt Recycling (LA), LLC and BFI Waste Services, LLC and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 16

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement between the City of Shreveport and Downtown Shreveport Unlimited, Inc; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 17

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement between the City of Shreveport and Pinpoint Events, LLC; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 18

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement between the City of Shreveport and People Acting for Change and Equality, Inc; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 19

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement between the City of Shreveport and the Red River Revel; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 20

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement between the City of Shreveport and Rho Omega and Friends, Inc; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 21

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement between the City of Shreveport and Get Up Inc., and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  
 

Res 22

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement between the City of Shreveport and Red River Road Runners, Inc., and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 23

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Acceptance of Act of Donation between the City of Shreveport and Best Yet Youree, L.L.C. hereinafter called "Owner" and acting herein through Jared Monarch, Vice President,  for the water and sewer main extensions and related facilities to serve Best Yet Storage Youree Drive and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 24

Authorizing the Mayor to accept a monetary donation of $48,237.03 from Willis-Knighton Health System to the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, to be utilized by the Shreveport Police Department and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 25

Authorizing the employment of legal counsel to represent the Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board of the City of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto



 

Res 26

Authorizing the mayor to execute grant documents with the U.S. Department of Justice, and otherwise provide with respect thereto


 

Res 27

Authorizing the execution of a retainer agreement with the Connor Group LLC, Hammonds Sills Adkins & Guice LLP, Johnson & Johnson PC, and Washington and Wells Law Firm and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 28

Authorizing the Mayor’s signature on a consent to assignment and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 29

Stating the City of  Shreveport's endorsement of Brown Taylor Development, LLC 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 March 10, 2020)  
 

Res 31

A resolution of the City of Shreveport to support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Louisiana and urging the Louisiana State Legislature and the Governor of Louisiana to take no action which would violate the freedoms guaranteed by either the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States or Article I, Section 11 of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(C/Nickelson, D/Boucher, E/Flurry)
 

Res 32

Establishing a Charter Review Committee, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  (D/Boucher, C/Nickelson)
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be Adopted Prior to March 10, 2020)

 

Res 33

Granting a variance from certain provisions of Chapter 34 of the Code of Ordinances relative to flood hazard prevention and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (C/Nickelson)
 

Res 34

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Acceptance of Act of Donation between the City of Shreveport and WIVI Land Development, L.L.C. hereinafter called "Owner" and acting herein through David M. Alexander, manager, for the water and sewer main extensions and related facilities to serve Lucien Field Estates Phase II Units A&B and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (E/Flurry)
 

Res 35

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Acceptance of Act of Donation between the City of Shreveport and WIVI Land Development, L.L.C. hereinafter called "Owner" and acting herein through David M. Alexander, manager, for the water and sewer main extensions and related facilities to serve Lucien Field Estates Phase II Units C&D and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (E/Flurry)
 

Res 36

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Acceptance of Act of Donation between the City of Shreveport and Provenance Development Company, L.L.C. hereinafter called "Owner" and acting herein through David M. Alexander, manager, for the water and sewer main extensions and related facilities to serve Provenance Phase II Unit G and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Boucher)
 

Res 37

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Acceptance of Act of Donation between the City of Shreveport and Provenance Development Company, L.L.C. hereinafter called "Owner" and acting herein through David M. Alexander, manager, for the water and sewer main extensions and related facilities to serve Provenance Phase II Unit H-1 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(D/Boucher)
 

Res 38

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement between the City of Shreveport and Volunteers for Youth Justice and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 39

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement between the City of Shreveport and Historic South Highlands Neighborhood Association and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 40

Authorizing the acceptance of a grant from the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
Documents:
  1. CVTB Grant.pdf
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be Adopted Prior to March 10, 2020)

 

Ord 17

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2020 Capital Projects Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 18

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2020 Street Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 19

Amending the 2020 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Ord 20

Revising, amend and enact certain sections of Chapters 22 and 30 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to fire prevention and protection fees and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 
Documents:
  1. Fire Doc 2.pdf
 

Ord 21

ZONING CASE NO. 19-470-C:  An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the east side of Audrey Lane, approximately two thousand six hundred and sixty five feet north of Cooper Road, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from R-1-7, Single-Family Residential District To R-2, Multi-Family Residential District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (A/Bradford)
 

Ord 22

ZONING CASE NO. 19-479-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 Financial Plaza, approximately four hundred and fifty feet west of Rasberry Lane, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District to C-UC Urban Corridor Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Green)
D.

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

 

Ord 10

Amending the 2020 Grants Special Revenue Fund Budget, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  Amendment No. 1   2  
 

Ord 11

Revising Chapter 78 Article IV "Streets, Sidewalks and Other Public Places -- Construction, Excavations" of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances, relative to construction, excavations, and bores in the city public right-of-way, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 
 

Ord 12

Adding and enact Section 26-25 of Chapter 26 Finance, Article I In General of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to a Chief Financial Officer and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.   


Documents:
  1. CFO Legislation.pdf
 

Ord 13

Amending the Metropolitan Planning Commission’s fee schedule for the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Unified Development Code relative to fees for the neighborhood participation plan, as well as for wireless telecommunications, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 14

Amending the Code of Ordinances of the city of Shreveport by adding Division 11 of Article V. of Chapter 26 relative to the creation and establishing of a Shreveport city prosecutor’s pretrial diversion program special revenue fund and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

Ord 15

Adopting the 2020 Diversion Program Special Revenue Fund, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

Ord 16

Amending the 2020 General Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

10.

Tabled Legislation

A.

Ordinances/Resolutions:

 

Ordinance No. 161 of 2019

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 (Tabled on January 28, 2020) ( C/Nickelson)  Amendment No. 1A 
 

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: None.

14.

Additional Communications:

A.

Additional Communications from the Mayor

B.

Additional Communications from Council Members

15.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: None.

16.

Adjournment

 
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James Flurry, Chairman 

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Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council