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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING 
Notice Posted:  3/19/2021          12:00 PM   
               
Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Shreveport shall hold its Administrative Conference and Regular Meeting on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 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
March 23, 2021
1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

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

                           March 9, 2021 March 17, 2021-sm
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: None


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 28

Approving inferno manufacturing, located at 115 Ricou Street, Shreveport, LA. 71107, for participation in the Industrial Tax Exemption Program (ITEP), and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 
 

RES 29

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement with Precision Cartographics for redistricting/reapportionment consultant services and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

RES 30

Adopting the System Survey and Compliance Questionnaire required by the Legislative Auditor's Office of the State of Louisiana and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

RES 31

Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a cooperative endeavor agreement with NOCCI, Inc. relative to the 2021 Bayou Classic Football Game and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Not to be adopted prior to March 31, 2021)
 

RES 32

Proclaiming March 2021 as Women’s History Month in the City of Shreveport, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Taylor)
 

RES 33

Proclaiming April 2021 as National Autism Awareness Month in the City of Shreveport, and otherwise providing with respect thereto (A/Taylor)
Documents:
  1. AAM21.pdf
 

RES 34

To thank Mr. James K. Elrod for his service as president and CEO of Willis-Knighton health system, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Green)
Documents:
  1. James Elrod.pdf
 

RES 35

To dedicate the 1500 block of Kings Highway in honor of Charles D. “Chuck” Daigle, the first and current chief executive officer of Ochsner LSU Health System – North Louisiana and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (G/Bowman)
Documents:
  1. CHARLES DAIGLE.pdf
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to April 13, 2021)

 

RES 36

Authorizing the use of certain equipment by Sportspectrum Race Management and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

RES 37

Authorizing the use of certain equipment by the Downtown Development Authority and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

RES 38

Authorizing the use of certain equipment by the Department of the Air Force-Barksdale Air Force Base and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

RES 39

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 Districts A and G 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. (A/Taylor, G/Bowman)
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to April13, 2021)

 

ORD 35

Amending the 2021 General Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 36

Amending the 2021 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

ORD 37

Amending the 2021 General Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 38

Amending the 2021 Riverfront Development Special Revenue Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

ORD 39

Amending the 2021 General Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 40

Amending the 2021 Airport Capital Projects Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 
 

ORD 41

Amending the 2021 Airport Enterprise fund budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 42

Declaring certain city property to be surplus property; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 43

Closing and abandoning a portion of the East Wilkinson Street dedication in Sections 5 & 8 (T17N-R13W), and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Fuller)


 

ORD 44

Closing and abandoning a portion of the 10' wide alley dedication in block O, of the South Side Park Annex in Section 24 (T17N-R14W), and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson)


 

ORD 45

To amend the Metropolitan Planning Commission's fee schedule for the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Unified Development Code relative to fees for applications for Determination of No Material Effect, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 
 

ORD 46

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Cooperative Endeavor Lease Agreement of City-owned property located in Ledbetter Heights, Shreveport, Louisiana, 71101, in Caddo Parish, to Shreveport Green (“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 27

Amending the 2021 Capital Improvements Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto (SporTran)
 

ORD 28

Authorizing the Mayor, to sell, to Caddo Parish Communications District Number One, a Political Subdivision of the State, surplus City-owned immovable property (i.e. real property) and all improvements thereon located at 2890 Southland Park Drive, Shreveport, Louisiana, 71118, commonly referred to as the former Fire Station 17, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 32

Amending the 2021 General Fund Budget, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 33

Amending the 2021 General Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 34

To implement a reduced municipal penalty for misdemeanor possession of marijuana, tetrahydrocannabinol, or chemical derivatives thereof and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
10.

Tabled Legislation

A.

Ordinances/Resolutions:

 

Ord 104

Amending Chapter 78, Article II, Division 3 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to poles and wires and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson) (Tabled on October 27, 2020)

11.

Appeals

A.

Property Standards Appeals: NONE

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 March 18, 2021  and is subject for confirmation on April 13, 2021) - Airport Board - Kay Medlin 
14.

Additional Communications


A.

Additional Communications from the Mayor


B.

Additional Communications from Council Members


15.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

      T. Scott Pernici, et al. vs. City of Shreveport
      Docket No.: 599,698-C
      1st Judicial District Court, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

      Elwyn Chisholm vs. City of Shreveport
      Docket Number: 615,158
      First Judicial District Court, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

16.

Adjournment

 
_________________________________
James Flurry, Chairman 

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Danielle A. Farr-Ewing, Clerk of Council