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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING 
Notice Posted: 3/4/2022      12:10 PM   

               

Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Shreveport shall hold its Administrative Conference on Monday, March 7, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, March 8, 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
March 7, 2022
 AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

March 8, 2022




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)
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

Chief of Police - Wayne Smith

Human Resources Personnel Board  - Susan Evans

Zoning Board of Appeals - Durwood Hendricks, Clarinda Henderson, Alan Berry

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

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 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 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. Amendment No. 1

 

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)

 

RES 27

Proclaiming March 2022 as Women's History Month in the City of Shreveport, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Taylor)

 

Res 28

To honor Shirley Wills for her many years of exemplary civic activism as a community leader and as the first African American woman elected to serve on the Caddo Parish Police Jury, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(B/Fuller, C/Nickelson)

Documents:
  1. RES Wills.pdf
 

RES 29

To honor Woody’s Home for Veterans for the assistance they provide to veterans and their contributions the City of Shreveport, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Fuller, D/Boucher)

 

RES 30

To repeal Resolution No. 22 of 2022 which dedicated the 700 block of Pujo street in honor of Charley F. Williams, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(D/Boucher)

 

RES 31

To dedicate the 700 block of Pujo Street in honor of Charlie 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 32

To dedicate the 500 block of East 84th Street in honor of Sam J. Coleman for his commitment and contributions to the Cedar Grove community and the City of Shreveport, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(D/Boucher)

Documents:
  1. RES Coleman.pdf
 

RES 33

Authorizing the mayor to place commemorative markers dedicating the Southern Hills Park and Community Center walking trial in honor of former City Councilman James Flurry and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (E/Jackson)

Documents:
  1. James Flurry.pdf
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to March 22, 2022)

 

RES 34

Authorizing the execution of a cooperative endeavor agreement with the Aseana Foundation, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

 

RES 35

Authorizing the use of certain equipment by the North Shreveport Business Association and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

RES 36

Authorizing the use of certain equipment by the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto 

 

RES 37

Amending the eligibility requirements for the Department of Water and Sewerage Shreveport Water Assistance Program (SWAP) and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

RES 38

Authorizing the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Purchasing Agent to reject all bids received for the Water and Sewer Pipe Bid IFB #22-005 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

RES 39

Authorizing the donation of surplus property, specifically motorized vehicles of the Shreveport Police Department, which are not needed for a public purpose, to a political subdivision, and to otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

RES 40

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between the City of Shreveport and the State of Louisiana Office of Community Development for the City of Shreveport Ockley Basin Storage Project and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

RES 41

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

C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to March 22, 2022)

 

ORD 27

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

 

ORD 28

Amending the 2022 budget for the Streets Special Revenue Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Taylor)

 

ORD 29

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

 

ORD 30

Amending the 2022 budget for the Streets Special Revenue Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (D/Boucher)

 

ORD 31

Amending the 2022 Airport Capital Improvement Projects Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

 

ORD 32

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

 

ORD 33

Amending the 2022 General Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(A/Taylor, D/Boucher, F/Green)

 

ORD 34

Amending the 2022 General Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 35

Amending the 2022 Riverfront-Development Special Revenue Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 

 

ORD 36

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

 

ORD 37

An ordinance to create and establish the intersection of Fern Loop and Fern Circle as a stop intersection, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(C/Nickelson)

 

ORD 38

To amend Section 50-94 of Chapter 50 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to Division 3 of the Criminal Code, offenses against property and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

D.

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

 

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 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. Amendment No. 1

 

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)

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 letter of appointment was received from the Mayor’s office on March 2, 2022, and is subject for confirmation on March 22, 2022.

Shreveport Airport Authority - Tangela Hampton Sylvie

14.

Additional Communications

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

EXECUTIVE SESSION: NONE


16.

Adjournment

 

_________________________________
James Green, Chairman

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Danielle A. Farr-Ewing, Clerk of Council