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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING 
Notice Posted: 5/7/2021      12:30 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, May 11, 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
May 11, 2021
1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes: Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting

                    May 11, 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

Metropolitan Planning Commission  - Bill Robertson and Rachel Jackson 
Assistant City Attorney – Jasmine Cooper
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 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 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, D/Boucher, 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.
 

RES 61

To commend and congratulate the AmeriCorps Seniors University of Louisiana at Monroe Caddo/Bossier Foster Grandparent Volunteer Program, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Taylor)
Documents:
  1. Res FGP.pdf
 

Res 62

Recognizing May 22, 2021, as National Maritime Day, and to encourage citizens of Shreveport to celebrate this observance and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (E/Flurry)
 

RES 63

To support House Bill No. 121 filed in the 2021 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature relative to the Shreveport Police Department, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Boucher)
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to May 25, 2021)

 

RES 64

Selecting the Inquisitor as the Official Journal for the City of Shreveport for the period commencing July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

RES 65

Selecting the Times as the Official Journal for the City of Shreveport for the period commencing July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

RES 66

Approving the budget for the Caddo-Shreveport Sales and Use Tax Commission for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021; and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

RES 67

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a surface and subsurface servitude and easement agreement affecting a 457.82 acre tract of city owned property with Aethon Energy Operating LLC, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

RES 68

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a surface and subsurface servitude and easement agreement affecting a 113.8 acre tract of city owned property with Aethon Energy Operating LLC, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

RES 69

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 70

Authorizing the Mayor to execute certain documents and instruments relative to the subordination, amendment and assumption of the loan and mortgage relating to the United Jewelers/Lee Hardware project and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

RES 71

Authorizing the Mayor of the City of Shreveport to execute certain documents and instruments relative to a Consent to Assignment of Lease by Shreveport Renewal Limited Partnership to New Shreveport Renewal, LLC and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to May 25, 2021)

 

ORD 70

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana 2021 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 71

Amending the 2021 Metropolitan Planning Commission Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

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.
 

ORD 73

Amending Section 38-31 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Shreveport relative to inoperable vehicles and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (G/Bowman)
 

ORD 74

To revise 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.
D.

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

 

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 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)
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)

 

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) (Tabled April 27, 2021)
 

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) (Tabled on April 27, 2021)
 

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) (Tabled April 27, 2021)
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) (Postponed on April 27, 2021)

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 appointments was received from the Mayor’s office on May 6, 2021 and is subject for confirmation on May 25, 2021) - Metropolitan Planning Commission  - Bill Robertson and Rachel Jackson 
14.

Additional Communications


A.

Additional Communications from the Mayor


B.

Additional Communications from Council Members


15.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

Awad Hasan v. City of Shreveport
Docket Number: 626-167-A
First Judicial District Court, Caddo Parish Louisiana

16.

Adjournment

 
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James Flurry, Chairman 

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Danielle A. Farr-Ewing, Clerk of Council