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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted:  09/04/2020          12:10 PM                   Notice Posted: 09/04/2020 
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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, September 8, 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
September 8, 2020
1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes: Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting

                                                     August 25, 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:

Permits and Inspection Chief Building Official Michael Sepulvado
Superintendent of Streets and Drainage        Jarvis Morgan

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 100

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

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
 

Res 107

Authorizing BBA Properties, L.L.C. represented by Bill Andrews at Lot 1 Deuce B’s Subdivision to make a connection to the City of Shreveport’s water and/or sewer system and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 108

Establishing a deadline change the frequency of City employee payroll to bi-weekly from semi-monthly, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 109

Recognizing Shreveport Bossier African American Chamber of Commerce (SBAACC) for its work as being the premier voice in Northwest Louisiana for the growth of African American businesses and to declare September as Shreveport-Bossier Black Business Month, and otherwise providing with respect thereto (A/Taylor)
Documents:
  1. SBAACC.pdf
 

Res 110

Authorizing the mayor to dedicate 4140 Greenwood Road at Marion Street and Greenwood in honor of the late Pastor Wilbur Dawson, Sr., and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (G/Bowman)
Documents:
  1. Dawson.pdf
 

Res 111

Suspending the effects of certain provisions of Chapter 10 relative to Alcoholic Beverages and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be Adopted Prior to Sept 22, 2020)

 

Res 112

A resolution for the certification of compliance with the state of Louisiana Off-system Bridge Replacement Program, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Res 113

Accepting a donation valued at $15,000.38 from the Faith Fight Finish Foundation to the Shreveport Fire Department and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

Res 114

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the City of Shreveport and the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 115

A Resolution ratifying the acceptance of a donation of protective equipment to the City of Shreveport from Brother’s Brother Foundation to be used by the City of Shreveport, Louisiana and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be Adopted Prior to Sept 22, 2020)

 

Ord 117

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

Ord 118

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

Ord 119

Amending the 2020 Solid Waste Enterprise Fund Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto.  
D.

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

 

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 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

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)
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:

Revocation of  an Alcohol Beverage Permit for Riteway Liquor Store, 1750 Martin Luther King Drive 71107 (A/Taylor)  Mr. Hasan Awad, 208 Riverbrooke Drive, Shreveport, LA  71105   Revocation Pkg
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 September 3, 2020.
         Ebony Norris      Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board (reappointment)



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