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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted:  07/10/2020            5:00 P. M.                   Notice Posted: 07/10/2020 
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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, July 14, 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 2:00 P.M. on July 14, 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 2020-75, issued by Governor John Bel Edwards on June 25, 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 2020-75, the City Council of the City of Shreveport will provide for attendance at its next meeting, which is an essential governmental meeting, on July 28, 2020, via video/telephone conference.

Considering the foregoing, and in accordance with Proclamation Number JBE 2020-75, the Shreveport City Council meeting on Tuesday, July 14, 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
July 14, 2020
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)
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:

Environmental Court Hearing Officer          Shanerika Flemings 
Assistant City Attorney       Kristina Douglas 
Assistant City Attorney                       Stephanie N Stephens
8.

Consent Agenda Legislation

A.

To Introduce Routine Ordinances and Resolutions

 

Resolutions: None

 

Ordinances: None.

B.

To Adopt Ordinances and Resolutions

 

Resolutions:


 

Ordinances: None

9.

Regular Agenda Legislation

A.

Resolutions on Second Reading and Final Passage or Which will require Only One Reading

 

Res 66

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a contract for water supply and sewerage disposal between the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Pratt Paper, LLC, Pratt Recycling (LA), LLC and BFI Waste Services, LLC and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  Amendment No. 1    2  
 

Res 80

 Authorizing the Submission of the 2020 Annual Action Plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 81

Approving the submission of an application to recognize the Historic Waddell A-Truss Bridge over Cross Bayou as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (A/Taylor and B/Fuller)
 

Res 82

Authorizing the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Purchasing Agent to reject all bids received for New Fire Station #8 Bid IFB #20-007 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

Res 83

Requesting the Department of Justice and/or the U.S. Attorney’s Office open a pattern or practice investigation of the Shreveport Police Department and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Res 84

To recognize the contributions of Dr. Charley M. Lester Jr. to the City of Shreveport and to authorize the mayor to dedicate the 4300 block of Haywood Place in his honor, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Green)
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be Adopted Prior to July 28, 2020)

 

Res 85

Authorizing the acceptance of a donation of smart thermometers to the City of Shreveport from Kinsa, Inc. to be used in Shreveport, Louisiana and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 86

A resolution accepting a donation valued at $11,044.50 from the Faith Fight Finish Foundation to the Shreveport Fire Department and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

Res 87

Authorizing the Mayor to accept a monetary donation of $101,100.00 from Concerned Business People of Shreveport to the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, to be utilized by the Shreveport Police Department and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 88

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, F 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, F/Green and G/Bowman)
 

Res 89

Stating the City of Shreveport's Endorsement of Studio Network – Shreveport I, LLC to Participate in the Benefits of the Louisiana Restoration Tax Abatement Program and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 
 

Res 90

Making application to the Louisiana State Bond Commission for approval of the incurring of debt and issuance by the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana of not to exceed Thirty Five Million Dollars ($35,000,000) revenue bonds, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.  Amendment No. 1
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be Adopted Prior to July 28, 2020)

 

Ord 75

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

Ord 76

An Ordinance Amending The 2020 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.



 

Ord 77

Amending the 2020 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

Ord 78

Amending Ordinance No. 69 of 2020 which amended the 2020 General Fund Budget, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 
 

Ord 79

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

 

Ord 80

Amending the 2020 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto (Fire Dept)
 

Ord 81

Adding a new Section 50-135.3 to Chapter 50, Article II, Division 5 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to reporting lost and stolen firearms and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson)
 

Ord 82

Placing a moratorium on the issuance of any occupational licenses and certificates of occupancy for pay day agencies, title loan agencies, other than renewals, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Ord 83

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a lease of City-owned property located at 1126 Texas Avenue, Shreveport, Louisiana, 71101, in Caddo Parish, to Man in Black, LLC. for improvements to the subject property including creation of an entrepreneurial space and additional public parking for purposes which benefit the public and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 84

Amending Ordinance No. 47 of 2020 which amended the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2020 Grants Special Revenue Fund Budget, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 
 

Ord 85

A series ordinance pursuant to the general bond ordinance, authorizing the issuance of not to exceed fifty million dollars ($50,000,000) of taxable water and sewer revenue refunding bonds, in one or more series, of the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana; establishing certain details of such bonds as required by the general bond ordinance; approving and confirming the sale of such bonds; pledging the net revenues of the system to secure such bonds; prescribing the form, certain terms and conditions of said bonds; and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Ord 86

Amending various articles and sections in the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Unified Development Code and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 87

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 Clyde Fant Parkway at the intersection of East Preston Street, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from R-E, Residential Estate District to C-3, General Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
Documents:
  1. CCPacket.1.pdf
 

Ord 88

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 Clyde Fant Service Road at the intersection of Knight Street, from OS, Open Space District to R-3, Multi-Family Residential District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
Documents:
  1. CC Packet.pdf
 

Ord 89

Zoning Case No. 20-62-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 the Hutchinson Street and Meadow Lane Intersection, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from R-1-7, Single-Family Residential District To C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District., and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
Documents:
  1. CC Packet.pdf
D.

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

 

Ord 90

An emergency ordinance to require individuals to wear personal protective masks or face coverings during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency while in public, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 72

Amending Chapter 50, Article V of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana Code of Ordinances regarding the effective date of the Smokefree Air Act, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (G/Bowman) Amendment No 1
 

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)
 

Ord 73

Zoning: Case No. 20-55-C: An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City Of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the north corner of Sprague Street And Christian Street, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., from R-UC, Urban Core Residential District to D-1-RMU, Downtown Residential Mixed-Use Sub-District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (BFuller)
 

Ord 74

ZONING:  CASE NO. 20-56-C:  An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City Of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the north corner of Travis Street and Schumpert Street, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., from R-UC, Urban Core Residential District to D-1-RMU, Downtown Residential Mixed-Use Sub-District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Fuller)
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: 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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Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council