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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING 
Notice Posted: 4/8/2022      12:00 PM   

               

Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Shreveport shall hold its Administrative Conference on Monday, April 11, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, April 12, 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
April 11, 2022
 AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

April 12, 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

Jarvis Morgan – Public Works Assistant Director

Lenard Adams – Bureau Chief of Workforce Development

Marcia Nelson – Bureau Chief of Housing Business Development

Human Relations Commission - MarvKevea Campbell, Lonnie McCray, Felice Williams


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 24

Authorizing the employment of legal counsel to represent the City of Shreveport, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  Amendment No. 1

 

RES 44

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Off-Airport Land Lease between the City of Shreveport and the Federal Aviation Administration and to otherwise provide with respect thereto Amendment No. 1

 

RES 46

To congratulate and celebrate Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated Zeta Iota Zeta Chapter for their 60 years of dedicated service, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (G/Bowman)

 

RES 47

Proclaiming April 11-15, 2022 to be National Community Development Week and otherwise providing with respect thereto

 

RES 48

To commend the AmeriCorps Seniors Southern University at Shreveport Caddo/Bossier/Desoto Foster Grandparent Volunteer Program, to recognize May 5, 2022, as AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Volunteer Day, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Taylor, F/Green, G/Bowman)

Documents:
  1. Res FGP.pdf
 

RES 49

Calling upon the federal government to urgently address the student loan crisis and enact a plan to cancel student loan debt and begin the transition to education as a public good, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Taylor)

 

RES 50

To support House Bill No. 774 filed in the 2022 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature relative to expungements for certain amounts of possession of marijuana, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Taylor)

Documents:
  1. RES HB 774.pdf
 

RES 51

To congratulate and celebrate Elizabeth “Ellie” Franks for being named Region 6 8th Grade Student of the Year in the State of Louisiana, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (C/Nickelson)

 

RES 52

To thank President Biden for committing the United States to accepting 100,000 Ukrainian refugees and to convey the City of Shreveport’s willingness to receive and warmly welcome those refugees, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (C/Nickelson)

 

RES 53

To support the development of Passenger Rail Service From Fort Worth, TX through the City of Shreveport, LA to Atlanta, GA along the I-20 Corridor, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

RES 54

Endorsing grant application submission to the U.S. Department of Transportation to secure funds from 2022 discretionary grant funding and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to April 26, 2022)

 

RES 55

Authorizing the execution of a retainer agreement with Attorney Scott J. Chafin, relative to certain consent decree matters and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 

 

RES 56

Authorizing the approval of a price change and entering a contract with Hol-Mac Corporation for the purchase of eighteen (18), 25 cubic yard rear loaders packers, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

RES 57

Authorizing the Mayor of the City of Shreveport to sign a consent of the assignment by Pine Wave Energy Partners Operating, LLC of an oil and gas lease to Silver Hill Haynesville E&P, LLC, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

RES 58

Authorizing the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Purchasing Agent to reject all bids received for the Flower Bed Maintenance - Hollywood/Monkhouse, Elvis Presley Blvd., and Kennedy/Broadway Bid RFQ #22-509 and to otherwise provide the respect thereto.

 

RES 59

Authorizing the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Purchasing Agent to reject all bids received for the Replace Roof on Lucas Administration Building Bid RFQ #22-516 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

RES 60

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

C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to April 26, 2022)

 

ORD 47

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

 

ORD 48

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

 

ORD 49

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 50

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

 

ORD 51

Levying and authorizing the collection of a tax of 11.3180 mills per dollar on all property subject to ad valorem taxation within the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, for the year 2022, for the purpose of paying principal and interest on the outstanding general obligation bonds of the City of Shreveport, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 52

Levying and authorizing the collection of various taxes totaling 17.770 mills per dollar on all property subject to ad valorem taxation within the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, for the year 2022, in the amounts and for the purposes described herein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 53

Levying and authorizing the collection of a tax of 9.040 mills per dollar on all property subject to ad valorem taxation within the bounds of the Downtown Development District, of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, as defined by LA. R. S. 33:2740.38, for the year 2022, in the amounts and for the purposes described herein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 

 

ORD 54

To amend Chapter 46 (Medical Services) Section 102 - Application Procedure (5) Vehicle Compliance of the Shreveport, Louisiana Code of Ordinances, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

D.

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

 

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 39

Amending the 2022 budget for the General Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto (F/Green)

 

ORD 40

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

 

ORD 41

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

 

ORD 42

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

 

ORD 43

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

 

ORD 44

To amend Chapter 38, Article II, Division 4, Section 31 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to the procedure for the abatement of inoperable vehicle violations and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

 

ORD 45

To amend Section 38.5-6 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to the procedure for the issuance of summons to the Environmental Court and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

 

ORD 46

To amend Section 90-124 of Chapter 90 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to certain types of trucks being prohibited on certain streets, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (E/Jackson)

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  Amendment No. 3 (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 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
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 letters of appointments were received from the Mayor’s office on April 1, and April 7, 2022, and are subject for confirmation on April 26, 2022. - Zoning Board of Appeals - Jacoby Marshall, Bernie Woods 

14.

Additional Communications

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

EXECUTIVE SESSION: April 11, 2022

Balentine Ambulance Services Inc v City of Shreveport, et al., 
Case No. 633264 – B, 
First Judicial District Court, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

16.

Adjournment

 

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James Green, Chairman

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Danielle A. Farr-Ewing, Clerk of Council