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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted:  05/22/2020              1:45 P. M.                   Notice Posted: 05/22/2020 
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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, May 26, 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 May 26, 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 Proclamation JBE 2020-59, issued by Governor John Bel Edwards on May 14, 2020, 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 2 of JBE 2020-59, the City Council of the City of Shreveport will provide for attendance at its next meeting, which is an essential governmental meeting, on May 26, 2020, via video/telephone conference.

Considering the foregoing, and in accordance with Proclamation Number JBE 2020-59, the Shreveport City Council meeting on Tuesday, May 26, 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
May 26, 2020
1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes: Combined Administrative Conference - City Council Meeting and Special Meetings

                             May 12, 2020      May 11, 2020          May 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

 

Res 52

Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a donation agreement with Bossier Parish Fire District No. 7 for 12 used Scott Safety Air Packs and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 53

Authorizing the mayor to make application with the U.S. Department of Justice for Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Grant and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 54

Approving the budget for the Caddo-Shreveport Sales and Use Tax Commission for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020; and otherwise providing with respect thereto. 
 

Res 55

Authorizing Hudco Investments, LLC, represented by Jason Feldt, at 231 Mt. Zion Road to make a connection to the City of Shreveport’s water and/or sewer system and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 56

Authorizing adoption of the city of Shreveport Sportran Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be Adopted Prior to June 9, 2020)

 

RES 57

Selecting The Times as the Official Journal for the City of Shreveport for the period commencing July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

Res 58

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Acceptance of Act of Donation between the City of Shreveport and Fite Family, LLC, hereinafter called "Owner" and acting herein through David Fite, for the water main extension to serve Fite Street and Line Avenue and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Boucher) 
 

Res 59

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Acceptance of Act of Donation and Permanent Utility Servitude Agreement between the City of Shreveport and Provenance Development Company, LLC, hereinafter called "Owner" and acting herein through David M. Alexander, Manager, for the sewer main extension and related facilities to serve Pecan Square Avenue at Provenance and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(D/Boucher) 
 

Res 60

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Acceptance of Act of Donation and Permanent Utility Servitude Agreement between the City of Shreveport and Provenance Development Company, LLC, hereinafter called "Owner" and acting herein through David M. Alexander, Manager, for the lift station and sewer force main extension and related facilities to serve The Grove at Garrett Farm and surrounding areas and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(D/Boucher)
 

Res 61

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Acceptance of Act of Donation and Permanent Utility Servitude Agreement between the City of Shreveport and Provenance Development Company, LLC, hereinafter called "Owner" and acting herein through David M. Alexander, Manager, for the water and sewer main extensions and related facilities to serve The Grove at Garrett Farm Phase 1 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Boucher) 
 

Res 62

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Acceptance of Act of Donation between the City of Shreveport and WIMWAL, LLC, hereinafter called "Owner" and acting herein through Jonathan Wimberly, for the water main extension and related facilities to serve Spring Lake Office Park and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(D/Boucher)
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be Adopted Prior to June 9, 2020)

 

Ord 49

An ordinance to close to vehicular thru traffic a portion of Montrose Drive between Line Avenue and Dillingham Avenue, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (C/Nickelson)
 

Ord 50

Amending Section 26-30 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to the submission of the annual financial report and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson)
 

Ord 51

Amending Chapter 50, Article V of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to the Smokefree Air Act and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (C/Nickelson and D/Boucher)
 

Ord 52

ZONING: CASE NO. 20-32-C: An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City Of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the west side of Mansfield Road, approximately one hundred and thirty seven feet north of Desoto Street, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., from I-2, Heavy Industrial District to I-1, Light Industrial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto  (B/Fuller)
 

Ord 53

ZONING: CASE NO. 20-46-C:  An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City Of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the northeast corner of Line Avenue and Montrose Drive from R-1-7, Single Family Residential District to C-UC, Urban Corridor Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson)
 

Ord 54

ZONING CASE NO. 20-3-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 North Market Street, approximately five hundred and thirty feet southeast of Devereaux Road, from R-1-7, Single-Family Residential District to R-3, Multi-Family District, and C-2, Corridor Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (A/Taylor)
D.

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

 

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  (Public Hearing held and postponed on May 12, 2020)

 

Ord 45

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

Ord 46

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

Ord 47

Amending the city of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2020 Grants Special Revenue Fund budget, appropriated the funds authorized herein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 48

Amending Chapter 30, Article IV of the Code of Ordinances concerning fireworks, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
Documents:
  1. ORD Fireworks.pdf
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:

(1)  MPC Case No. 20-2-SC appeal received from Danielle Massey, President, Twelve Oaks Homeowners' Association Inc. – Scheduled June 9, 2020 Agenda
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