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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted:  04/24/2020               10:00 AM                   Notice Posted: 04/24/2020 
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Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Shreveport shall hold its Administrative Conference and Regular Meeting on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. The combined meeting will be held via video/telephone conference.

This meeting will be available for viewing on https://www.shreveportla.gov/2357/View-City-Council-Meetings and on the City of Shreveport’s Facebook page (via Facebook Live).

Public comments may be submitted by visiting https://www.shreveportla.gov/FormCenter/City-Council-Forms-30/Citizen-Request-to-Speak-135 to submit a request to speak form and to attach a written comment via the upload button.  Written public comments submitted before 2:30 P.M. on April 28, 2020 will be read aloud during the public comment period of the meeting.  Written public comments shall be limited to three (3) minutes of read time.

CERTIFICATION OF INABILITY TO OPERATE DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM
In accordance with Executive Proclamations JBE 2020-30 and 2020-33, issued by Governor John Bel Edwards on March 16, 2020 and March 22, 2020, respectively, this notice shall serve as a certification of the Shreveport City Council’s inability to otherwise operate in accordance with the Louisiana Open Meetings Law due to a lack of a quorum as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.  Pursuant to Section 4 of JBE 2020-30, the City Council of the City of Shreveport will provide for attendance at its next meeting, which is an essential governmental meeting, on April 28, 2020, via video/telephone conference.

Considering the foregoing, and in accordance with Proclamation Numbers JBE 2020-30 and JBE 2020-33, the Shreveport City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at 3:00 P.M. will be held via video/telephone conference and in a manner that allows for observation and input by members of the public, as set forth in this Notice.

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ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
April 28, 2020
1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes: Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting

                                                    April 14, 2020
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

B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be Adopted Prior to May 12, 2020)

 

Res 48

Authorizing employment of special legal counsel to provide legal advice, counsel and representation to the City of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be Adopted Prior to May 12, 2020)

 

Ord 37

Amending the 2020 Capital Improvement Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Ord 38

To revise Chapter 34 Article III "Drainage and Stormwater Drainage Control" of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances, relative to building permit requirements, water control standards, and construction of drains, storm sewers, etc., and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 39

Amending the 2020 Capital Improvements Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Ord 40

Amending the 2020 budget funding contractual services provided to SporTran by Metro Management Associates, Inc. and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Ord 41

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

Ord 42

Amending the 2020 Riverfront Development Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  
 

Ord 43

Amending the 2020 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
D.

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

 

Ord 27

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2020 Capital Improvements Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (Energy Grant) 
 

Ord 28

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

Ord 29

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2020 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (Sci-Port)  Amendment No. 1
 

Ord 30

Amending and enacting certain Sections of Chapter 38 Housing and Property Standards of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana Code of Ordinances and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 31

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

Ord 32

ANNEXATION:  TAG NO. 19-05:  An ordinance to annex property in Section 36 (T17N-R14W) and Section 1 (T16N-R14W), Caddo Parish, Louisiana, into the city limits of the city of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (Not to be adopted prior to Public Hearing - May 12, 2020)


 

Ord 33

ANNEXATION:   TAG NO. 19-06:  An ordinance to annex property in Section 8 (T18N-R14W), Caddo Parish, Louisiana, into the city limits of the city of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto  (Not to be adopted prior to Public Hearing - May 12, 2020)




 

Ord 34

ZONING:  CASE NO.  20-8-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 Shirley Francis Road, approximately one thousand and six hundred feet east of Oak Creek Trail, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from R-1-7, Single Family Residential District to R-MHS, Residential Manufactured Home Subdivision District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (G/Bowman)

 

Ord 35

ZONING:  CASE NO.  20-9-C:  An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City Of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located approximately one hundred and twenty feet northwest of the Interstate 220 overpass at Hilry Huckaby III Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from NA, Natural Areas District, to I-2, Heavy Industrial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (A/Bradford)
 

Ord 36

ZONING:  CASE NO.  20-10-C:  An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City Of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the north side of East Kings Highway, approximately nine hundred and fifty feet northwest of East Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from R-A, Rural Agriculture District and OS, Open Space District to C-4, Heavy Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (D/Boucher)
10.

Tabled Legislation

A.

Ordinances/Resolutions:

 

Ordinance No. 11 of 2020

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. (Tabled/Remanded on Mar 10, 2020)
 

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:

MPC Case No. 20-2-SC appeal received from Danielle Massey, President, Twelve Oaks Homeowners’ Association Inc.
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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Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council