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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING 
Notice Posted: 9/24/2021      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, September 28, 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
September 28, 2021

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

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

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 113

A resolution in support of the City of Shreveport's Guaranteed Income Program, authorizing the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 

 

RES 114

Authorizing the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Purchasing Agent to reject all bids received for Wallace Interceptor at Boggy Bayou STO2 IFB Bid #21-033 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

RES 115

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement with JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA for the financing of vehicles and equipment and otherwise providing with respect thereto. Amendment No. 1 Payment Schedule

 

RES 116

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an amendment to the management agreement between the City of Shreveport and Metro Management Associates, Inc. and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

RES 117

Authorizing the use of certain equipment by the North Shreveport Business Association and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

RES 118

To repeal Resolution No. 97 of 2020 which suspended Rule 1.3 of the City Council Rules of Procedure to combine the administrative conference and regular meeting of the Shreveport City Council; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (E/Flurry)

 

RES 119

Encouraging the Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) to place a moratorium on the issuance of any occupational licenses and certificates of occupancy for liquor stores/retail sales of alcohol – liquor, other than renewals, for a period of twelve (12) months, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Taylor, C/Nickelson)

 

RES 120

To dedicate the 2600 Block of Regent Street in honor of Robert Clark for his commitment and contributions to the Stoner Hill community and the City of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Fuller)

Documents:
  1. Robert Clark.pdf
 

RES 121

To dedicate the 300 Block of E. Dalzell Street in honor of Pastor Linus Mayes for his commitment and contributions to the Stoner Hill community and the City of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (E/Flurry)

B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to October 12, 2021)

 

RES 122

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a cooperative purchasing agreement between the City of Shreveport and the City of Alexandria, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

RES 123

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement between the City of Shreveport and Shreveport NAACP Inc., and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to October 12, 2021)

 

ORD 141

Amending the 2021 budget for the Riverfront Development Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto (A/Taylor)

 

ORD 142

Amending the 2021 budget for the Community Development Special Revenue Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto (A/Taylor)

 

ORD 143

To amend Chapter 50, Article IV of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to curfew for juveniles and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Taylor, C/Nickelson)

Documents:
  1. ORD Curfew.pdf
 

ORD 144

To add new Sections 50-155 to 50-157 to Chapter 58, Article IV, Division 4, of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to the Adopt-A-Bus Stop/Shelter Program, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

D.

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

 

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) Amendment No. 1  CEA

 

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)  Amendment No. 1  CEA

 

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)  Amendment No. 1  CEA

 

ORD 127

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana 2021 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 128

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2021 Capital Projects Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 129

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana 2021 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 130

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana 2021 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. Amendment No. 1

 

ORD 131

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

 

ORD 132

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

 

ORD 133

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

Documents:
  1. Fire Station 8.pdf
 

ORD 134

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

 

ORD 135

To amend Ordinance No. 74 of 2021 which revised Chapter 78, Article IV “Streets, Sidewalks and other Public Places – Construction, Excavations”  and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 136

To add a new Section 90-128 to Chapter 90, Article IV, Division 2 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to drag racing and racing and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 137

To amend various articles and sections in the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Unified Development Code and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. Amendment No. 1

 

ORD 138

To amend the Metropolitan Planning Commission’s fee schedule for the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Unified Development Code relative to fees for the Waiver of Landscape Requirements, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 140

To amend Section 62-91 of the Code of Ordinances relative to the Department of Public Assembly and Recreation fee schedule and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

 

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. (G/Bowman)

 

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 (C/Nickelson)

 

ORD 139

Zoning Case No. 21-75-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 Beverly Place, approximately ninety feet north of Broadmoor Boulevard, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, from R-2, Multi-Family Residential District, to C-2, Corridor Commercial District (C/Nickelson)

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 September 14, 2021)
Mr. Corey Moore, 1545 Line Ave, Shreveport, LA 71101 (B/Fuller)

C.

Metropolitan Planning Commission and ZBA Appeals:

MPC Case No. 21-101-C, Special Use Permit and Site Plan, Belcher Enterprise Construction and Remodeling, LLC (2901 Milam St.) (G/Bowman)  (postponed September 14, 2021) 

D.

Other Appeals

 

SOB Appeals: None

 

Taxi Appeals: None

12.

Reports from officers, boards, and committees

13.

Clerk's Report

The following letters of appointments were received from the Mayor’s office on September 23, 2021, and are subject for confirmation on October 12, 2021.

Zoning Board of Appeals    - Clarinda Henderson 

Downtown Development Authority – Chase Boytim

Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board – Deidra Lewis-Roberston


14.

Additional Communications


A.

Additional Communications from the Mayor


B.

Additional Communications from Council Members


15.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

MSH Investment Properties, LLC v. City of Shreveport
#626,168-B
First Judicial District Court


Elwyn Chisholm v. City of Shreveport
Docket No. 615,158, 1st Judicial District Court
Caddo Parish, Louisiana  




16.

Adjournment

 

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James Flurry, Chairman

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Danielle A. Farr-Ewing, Clerk of Council