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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING 
Notice Posted: 4/23/2021      2:10 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, April 27, 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
April 27, 2021
1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes: Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting

                    April 13, 2021
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:

Finance Manager for Water & Sewerage - Annette Cash
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 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)
 

RES 46

Amending portions of the Shreveport, Louisiana, City Council Rules of Procedure, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Boucher, E/Flurry)
 

RES 47

To terminate the Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between the City of Shreveport and the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Fuller)
 

RES 48

Accepting a donation from the Shreveport Opera, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 
 

RES 49

Authorizing the execution of a cooperative endeavor agreement with Caddo Parish School Board, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

 

RES 50

Authorizing the Mayor, or his designee to execute certain documents and instruments on behalf of the City of Shreveport relative to making application with the National Guard for assistance with demolition and blight elimination within the City of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

RES 51

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement with JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA for the financing of vehicles and equipment and otherwise providing with respect thereto.  Amendment No 1 City of Shreveport 
 

RES 52

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a pipeline(s) right-of-way and easement agreement for the construction of an oil and gas pipeline with IBEX Midstream, LLC, an affiliate of Aethon Energy Operating, LLC, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

RES 53

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

RES 54

Employing professionals with respect to the issuance by the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana (The "City") of five million six hundred seventy-five thousand and no/100 dollars ($5,675,000) of revenue bonds, in one or more series, on a taxable or tax-exempt basis, for the purpose of financing certain projects within the City; and otherwise providing with respect thereto. 
 

RES 55

Authorizing the Mayor to make application with the U.S. Department of Justice for the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program Grant and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 
 

RES 56

Authorizing the mayor to execute a cooperative purchasing agreement between the City of Shreveport and the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. Amendment No. 1 Exhibit
 

RES 57

To thank Sheriff Steve Prator, for his service in Caddo Parish, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Green)

Documents:
  1. Steve Prator.pdf
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to May 11, 2021)

 

RES 58

 A Resolution whereby the Mayor is making a recommendation to the City Council for its approval regarding the amount and type of various 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.
 

RES 59

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement (CEA) between the City of Shreveport and Crime Stoppers of Shreveport, Inc. and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (C/Nickelson, G/Bowman)
 

RES 60

Authorizing the use of certain equipment by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau for the 5th Annual Red River Balloon Rally and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to May 11, 2021)

 

ORD 57

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

ORD 58

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

ORD 59

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

ORD 60

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

ORD 61

Levying and authorizing the collection of a tax of 8.8180 mills per dollar on all property subject to ad valorem taxation within the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, for the year 2021, 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 62

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 2021, in the amounts and for the purposes described herein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 63

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 2021, in the amounts and for the purposes described herein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 
 

ORD 64

To revise Chapter 34, Article II, Division 3 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances, relative to provisions for flood hazard reduction and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 65

To amend certain sections of Chapter 105 of the City of Shreveport, Code of Ordinances relative to wireless telecommunications facilities and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 66

To amend various articles and sections in the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Unified Development Code, relative to corrective changes, oversight or missing items, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 67

Zoning Case No. 20-146-C: An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City Of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located at the intersection of Reaville and Newburn Lane Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, from R-1-12, Single Family Residential District to R-1-10, Single Family Residential District. (D/Boucher)
 

ORD 68

Zoning Case No. 20-185-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 North Market Street, approximately two hundred forty feet north of Deer Park Road Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, from C-2, Corridor Commercial District to C-2 SPUD, Corridor Commercial District Small Planned Unit Development District. (A/Taylor)
 

ORD 69

Zoning Case No. 21-21-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 Pierremont Road, approximately three hundred and fifteen feet east of Line Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, from R-1-7, Single Family Residential District, to C-UC, Urban Corridor Zoning District (C/Nickelson)
D.

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

 

ORD 32

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 42

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

ORD 47

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

ORD 48

Amending the 2021 budget for the General Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto
Documents:
  1. Ord 48.pdf
 

ORD 49

Amending the 2021 Capital Improvements budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
Documents:
  1. Ord 49.pdf
 

ORD 50

Amending Section 2-31 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Shreveport to provide for an increase in the salary of the Mayor, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (C/Nickelson, G/Bowman)
 

ORD 51

Amending Section 2-32 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Shreveport to provide for an increase in the salaries of members of the City Council, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (C/Nickelson, G/Bowman)
 

ORD 52

Amending Section 38-115 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Shreveport regarding penalties for misdemeanor criminal violations of Chapter 38 – Housing and Property Standards, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Taylor, C/Nickelson, G/Bowman)
 

ORD 53

To amend certain portions of Chapter 46 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana Code of Ordinances relative to establishing the fees for the emergency medical services ambulance membership (LifeCare) program for the Emergency Medical Services division of the Shreveport Fire Department and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

ORD 54

To add a new Section 50-135.4 to Chapter 50, Article II, Division 5 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to criminal storage of firearms and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(C/Nickelson) Amendment No. 1
 

ORD 55

To revise Chapter 78, Article V. of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana Code of Ordinances, relative to Improvements Required for New or Relocated Buildings and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 56

To amend certain portions of Chapter 90 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances to provide for the enforcement of certain traffic violations by automated means and provide for civil penalties for those certain traffic violations enforced by automated means, and otherwise providing 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


ALCOHOL PERMIT APPEAL - CIRCLE K – JEWELLA INVESTMENTS

Denial of application of Emam Hajali for alcohol permit for Circle K – Jewella Investments, 6976 Jewella Ave, Shreveport, LA (F/Green)

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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Danielle A. Farr-Ewing, Clerk of Council