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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING 
Notice Posted: 8/20/2021      12:00 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, August 24, 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
August 24, 2021

1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes: Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting

        July 27, 2021   and    August 10, 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

Caddo-Bossier Port Commission – Joshua Williams

Shreveport Civil Service Board – LT. Michael Carter and Sgt. Shannon Hicks 

Sales and Use Tax Commission – Phillip Jackson 

Human Relations Commission – Adrienne Critcher, Nathaniel Manning and Lindy Broderick

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 87

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Contract between the City of Shreveport, Louisiana and C. Edwards Concepts, LLC. to provide curbside recycling within the limits of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.   Amendment No. 1

 

RES 93

Suspending the effects of certain provisions of Chapter 66 relative to the City’s health benefits plan and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

 

RES 100

Declaring the official intent of the City of Shreveport to reimburse certain capital expenditures from proceeds of lease-purchase agreements and otherwise providing with respect thereto

 

RES 101

Acknowledging that the City Council has reviewed the 2020 Internal "Municipal Pollution Prevention Report" concerning the North Regional and Lucas Wastewater Plants.

 

RES 103

To commemorate the Double-Nickel Birthday of Booker T. Washington High School, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (G/Bowman)

Documents:
  1. BTW 55th.pdf
 

RES 104

To support the State of Louisiana relocating the State building on Fairfield Avenue to downtown Shreveport, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Fuller) 

 

RES 105

Ratifying the appointment of Jonathan Reynolds to the Shreveport Airport Authority, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  

B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to September 14, 2021)

 

RES 106

Authorizing the acceptance of a grant from the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto    

Documents:
  1. CVTB Grant 2021.pdf
 

RES 107

Authorizing the acceptance of funds from the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

 

RES 108

Authorizing the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Purchasing Agent to reject all proposals received for the Airport Concession Program Proposal RFP #21-800 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

RES 109

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a pipeline(s) right-of-way and easement agreement for the construction of an oil and gas pipeline with Haynesville Gathering LP, an affiliate of Aethon Energy Operating, LLC, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to September14, 2021)

 

ORD 113

Amending the 2021 Riverfront-Development Special Revenue Funds Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 118

To amend Chapters 2, 25, 34, 38.5, 78, and 94 of the Code of Ordinances by Abolishing the Comprehensive Environmental Board of Appeals; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 119

Amending the 2021 budget for the General Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto

 

ORD 120

Amending the 2021 General Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

Documents:
  1. ARP FUNDS.pdf
 

ORD 121

Declaring the City’s interest in certain vacant land as surplus, and our intention to transfer certain vacant land acquired by Shreveport Public Assembly & Recreation, to Shreveport Common, Inc. for economic and land development purposes, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  (B/Fuller) (Not to be adopted prior to September 28, 2021)

 

ORD 122

Declaring the City’s interest in certain vacant land as surplus, and our intention to transfer certain vacant land acquired by Shreveport Public Assembly & Recreation, to Shreveport Common, Inc., and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Fuller) (Not to be adopted prior to September 28, 2021)

 

ORD 123

Declaring the City’s interest in certain vacant land as surplus, and our intention to transfer certain vacant land to the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Not to be adopted prior to September 28, 2021)

 

ORD 124

Zoning Case No. 21-76-C: An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City Of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the southwest corner of Milam Street and Arkansas Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, from C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District to C-3, General Commercial District.

 

ORD 125

Zoning Case No. 21-100-C: An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City Of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the southeast corner of Pierremont Road and Willard Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, from R-1-7, Single Family Residential District to C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

 

ORD 126

Zoning Case No. 21-103-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 W 70th Street, approximately one hundred seventy-nine feet east of Suntan Street, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, from C-2, Corridor Commercial District, to C-3, General Commercial District.

D.

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

 

ORD 114

Amending the 2021 Capital Projects Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 115

Amending the 2021 Airport Enterprise Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

 

ORD 116

Amending the 2021 budget for the General Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto (A/Taylor, D/Boucher, F/Green)

Documents:
  1. Fire Trucks.pdf
 

ORD 117

Amending the 2021 budget for the General Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto (G/Bowman)

Documents:
  1. Police Cars.pdf
 

ORD 112

Zoning Case No. 21-63-C An ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City Of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the northwest corner of Youree Drive and King Place, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, from I-2, Heavy Industrial District to C-3, General Commercial District and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (D/Boucher)

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)

 

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)
 

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. (B/Fuller) Amendment No. 1 (Tabled June 22, 2021) 

 

ORD 85

To amend certain portions of chapter 22 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to demolition delay in the Downtown Development District and otherwise providing with respect thereto (B/Fuller) (Tabled June 22, 2021)

 

ORD 94

To repeal Section 50-212 (a)(10) and to amend Section 50-212 (b) of Article V of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Shreveport relative to the Smokefree Air Act and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (E/Flurry) (Tabled July 13, 2021)

11.

Appeals

A.

Property Standards Appeals: NONE

B.

Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals

ABO APPEAL

Ms. Amanda Smith, 1717 Stephens Ave, Shreveport, LA 71101 (B/Fuller) (postponed August 10, 2021)

Documents:
  1. Smith.pdf
C.

Metropolitan Planning Commission and ZBA Appeals:

MPC Case No. 21-101-C, Special Use Permit and Site Plan

Documents:
  1. Kevin Belcher.pdf
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

 

_________________________________
James Flurry, Chairman

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Danielle A. Farr-Ewing, Clerk of Council