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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted:  07/27/2020           12:00 P. M.                   Notice Posted: 07/27/2020 
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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 28, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. The combined meeting will be held in the Government Chambers at Government Plaza (505 Travis Street).

Public attendance at the City Council meeting will be limited in accordance with the latest Proclamations issued by the Governor of Louisiana.  Citizens are encouraged to view the meetings online and to submit written public comments.  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 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.  Citizens attending the meeting in person will be able to voice their public comment during the public comment period.

This meeting will be available for viewing on https://www.shreveportla.gov/2357/View-CityCouncil-Meetings and on the City of Shreveport’s Facebook page (via Facebook Live).
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ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
July 28, 2020
1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes: Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting

                                                     July 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 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 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
 

Res 91

To honor and thank Arthur G. Thompson for 35 years of leadership and service to the citizens of Shreveport, the Administrations and the City Council Members as the Shreveport City Council, Clerk of Council, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Green)
Documents:
  1. Arthur Thompson.pdf
 

Res 92

To create the position of Chief Deputy Clerk of Council, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be Adopted Prior to Aug 11, 2020)

 

Res 93

Accepting a donation valued at $40,000.00 from Step Forward to the City of Shreveport and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

Res 94

Encouraging the Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) to pass a resolution to halt the acceptance of new annexation applications for a period of twelve (12) months, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. Amendment No. 1

C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be Adopted Prior to Aug 11, 2020)

 

Ord 91

Amending Chapter 66, Article III, Section 66-144 of the Code of Ordinances relative to the Health Benefits Plan correction of errors in payments and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Ord 92

Amend 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.
 

Ord 93

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

Ord 94

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

Ord 95

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

Ord 96

Amending the 2020 General Fund Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
Documents:
  1. General Fund-CV.pdf
 

Ord 97

Amending the 2020 Grants Special Revenue Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
Documents:
  1. Grants -CV.pdf
 

Ord 98

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

Ord 99

Amending the 2020 General Fund Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto. 
Documents:
  1. GF-PW.pdf
 

Ord 100

Amending the 2020 General Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Courts)
Documents:
  1. GF-Courts.pdf
 

Ord 101

Amending certain portions of Chapter 38 of the Code of Ordinances, Shreveport, Louisiana relative to Housing and Property Standards and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
D.

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

 

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 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 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 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 87

ZONING:  CASE NO. 20-60-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 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 (C/Nickelson)
Documents:
  1. CCPacket.1.pdf
 

Ord 88

ZONING:  CASE NO. 20-64-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 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 (C/Nickelson)
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
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
      Election of Clerk of Council
      Election of Chief Deputy Clerk of Council  
15.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: None

16.

Adjournment

 
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James Flurry, Chairman 

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Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council