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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted:  08/21/2020          4:15 PM                   Notice Posted: 08/21/2020 
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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, August 25, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. The combined meeting will be held in the Government Chambers at Government Plaza (505 Travis Street).
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ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
August 25, 2020
1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes: Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting

                                                     August 11, 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:

Human Resources Personnel Board Coretta Smith Kimble
Director of Water and Sewerage         William Daniel
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 98

Encouraging the Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) to pass a resolution to halt the acceptance of new annexation applications for a period of six (6) months, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (G/Bowman)
 

Res 99

Authorizing the mayor to execute grant documents with the U.S. Department of Justice, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 100

Amending the pay schedule for the Municipal Police Civil Service Personnel, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(B/Fuller)
 

Res 101

Authorizing the Mayor to accept a monetary donation of $98,900.00 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 102

Authorizing the Mayor to accept an in-kind donation worth $32,000 in value from the The Simple Church to the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, to be utilized by the Shreveport Police Department and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 103

Authorizing the Mayor to dedicate the 2900 Block of Milton Street in honor of Mrs. Mable Smith and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Fuller)
 

Res 104

Suspending the effects of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and any applicable provisions of the Shreveport Unified Development Code of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to the drive-in concert series and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be Adopted Prior to Sept 8, 2020)

 

Res 105

Amending and restating Resolution No. 90 of 2020 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 series 2020 and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Res 106

Authorizing the execution of a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between Caddo Parish 9-1-1 Communications District Number One an the City of Shreveport relative to non-public safety agencies and otherwise providing with respect thereto
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be Adopted Prior to Sept 8, 2020)

 

Ord 109

Amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Shreveport by amending Division 9 of Article V. of Chapter 26 relative to the Streets Special Revenue Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Ord 110

An ordinance amending the 2020 General Fund Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto.  
 

Ord 111

Amending the 2020 Water & Sewerage Enterprise Fund Budget, and to otherwise providing with respect thereto.  
 

Ord 112

A series ordinance pursuant to the General Bond Ordinance, authorizing the issuance of not to exceed Fifty Million Dollars ($50,000,000) of 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 to secure such bonds; prescribing the form, certain terms and conditions of said bonds; authorizing the use of a preliminary official statement and the preparation and distribution of an official statement; authorizing the purchase of and subscription for certain escrowed securities; authorizing escrow verification and engagement of escrow agents; and authorizing execution and delivery of a paying agent/registrar agreement; and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

Ord 113

Amending the Metropolitan Planning Commission’s fee schedule for the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Unified Development Code relative to fees for the neighborhood participation plan, as well as for wireless telecommunications, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 114

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

Ord 115

Closing and abandoning an additional portion  of  Sugarleaf Trail in the Lynbrook Subdivision, Units 5 & 5-A, in Section 35 (T17N-R14W), and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Green)
 

Ord 116

ZONING Case No. 19-313-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 Linwood Avenue and Inner Loop Expressway, extending approximately one hundred and thirty four feet west of Ponderosa Trail and one hundred and forty five feet north of Sugarleaf Trail, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., from R-1-7, Single Family Residential District and C-3, General Commercial District to or, Office Research District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Green)
D.

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

 

Ord 102

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

Ord 103

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana 2020 general fund budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

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)
 

Ord 105

Amending certain portions of Chapter 38.5 of the Code of Ordinances, Shreveport, Louisiana relative to Procedures for Abatement and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
Documents:
  1. Ordinance 38.5.pdf
 

Ord 106

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 2020, in the amounts and for the purposes described herein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 107

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 2020, in the amounts and for the purposes described herein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 108

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 2020, 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.

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:

Appeal:  Case No.20-47C:  Special Use Permit and Site Plan; Mohr and Associates, INC.;    Yolanda Burnom; 1529 Creswell Ave. (East side of Creswell Ave., approx. 240' south of Jordan St.); R-HU; Office with Expanded Parking.  
D.

Other Appeals

 

SOB Appeals: None.

 

Taxi Appeals: None.

12.

Reports from officers, boards, and committees

13.

Clerk's Report:

The following appointment letters were received in the Council Office 8/18/2020- via email)
Permits and Inspection Chief Building Official Michael Sepulvado
Superintendent of Streets and Drainage         Jarvis Morgan


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