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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted:  03/06/2020               12:06 PM                   Notice Posted: 03/06/2020 
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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, March 9, 2020  at 3:00 PM and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, March 10, 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
March 9, 2020
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
March 10, 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

RESOLUTION NO. 29 OF 2020:  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)  RTA Application
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 Financial Officer                   Sherricka Fields Jones


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 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  Amendment No.  1   2    3
 

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 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
 

Res 41

Authorizing the institution of expropriation proceedings against certain described property within the City of Shreveport, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Fuller)
 

Res 42

To recognize Eugene Mosley for his art and for being an ambassador for Shreveport and to authorize the mayor to dedicate the 3800 block of Mayfield Street at Singletary in his honor, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Green)
Documents:
  1. Eugene Mosley.pdf
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to March 24, 2020)

 

Res 43

Approving Frymaster for participation in the Industrial Tax Exemption Program (ITEP) located at 8700 Line Avenue, Shreveport, LA, 71106, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 44

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a contract for parking system management with the Downtown Development Authority and otherwise providing respect thereto
 

Res 45

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a contract for Recycling Services between the City of Shreveport, Louisiana and BFI Waste Services, LLC, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 46

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 III Unit B and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Boucher)
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to March 24, 2020)

 

Ord 23

Amending the 2020 Airport Enterprise Fund and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 24

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

Ord 25

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

Ord 26

An ordinance authorizing the Mayor to execute a Lease Agreement of City-owned property, to wit: 4.346 acre, more or less, tract of land lying in Section 6, Township 16 North, Range 13 West, Caddo Parish, Louisiana and being more particularly described in the attached legal description, to Sealy Slack Subsidiary, LLC (“Lessees”) for the purpose of Lessees’ to maintain and improve the subject property; said property is not needed for public purposes; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
D.

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

 

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  Amendment No. 1

Documents:
  1. CFO Legislation.pdf
 

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)
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:

 The following letter of appointment was received from the Mayor’s office on February 26, 2020  and is subject for confirmation on March 24, 2020)
Chief Administrative Officer            Henry Whitehorn Sr.
14.

Additional Communications:

A.

Additional Communications from the Mayor

B.

Additional Communications from Council Members

15.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: March 9, 2020

City of Shreveport v. Centurylink and CenturyTel,
Docket No. 591,661
1st Judicial District Court


Court of Appeal
Second Circuit
State of Louisiana
Larkin Development North (No. 53,374-CA) &
Larkin Development at Railsback, (No.53,375-CA)
16.

Adjournment

 
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James Flurry, Chairman 

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Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council