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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted:  10/12/2020          9:00 AM                   Notice Posted: 10/12/2020 
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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, October 13, 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
October 13, 2020
1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes: Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting

                                                                  September 22, 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:

A.

Ordinance No 122 of 2020

ANNEXATION - TAG NO. 20-01: An ordinance to annex property in Sections 22 & 27 (T16N-R13W), Caddo Parish, Louisiana, into the City Limits of the City of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
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 117

Granting a variance from certain provisions of Chapter 34 of the Code of Ordinances relative to flood hazard prevention and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (D/Boucher)
 

Res 118

Authorizing employment of special legal counsel to provide legal advice, counsel and representation to the City of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 119

Authorizing the execution of a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Caddo-Bossier Parishes Port Commission, the City of Shreveport, the Parish of Caddo and the Caddo Parish School Board relative to the commission of a disparity study of each entities contract and procurement practices relative to minority and women owned businesses and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Res 120

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with Red River Waterway District relative to the installation of the LED decorative lighting and the roadway lights on the Long/Allen Bridge, also known as the Texas Street Bridge (US 78/80) and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(B/Fuller)
 

Res 121

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Parish of Caddo for the design, construction and maintenance of traffic signal at the intersection of Southern Loop (City road) and Wallace Lake Road (Parish road) and to otherwise provide with respect thereto


 

Res 122

Accepting grant funding from the Department of Homeland Security for a 2019 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER), in the amount of $2,458,575 and otherwise providing with respect thereto.  
 

RES 123

Declaring certain city property to be surplus property; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  
 

RES 124

Approving the request of the City Court of the City of Shreveport to increase the judicial building fund fee from five dollars ($5.00) to ten dollars ($10.00) to complete the purchase and payment of the Court’s new case management and file system, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (E/Flurry)
 

RES 125

Declaring October 2020 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month and otherwise providing with respect thereto (D/Boucher)
Documents:
  1. DVAM.pdf
 

RES 126

Designating the week of November 5-11, 2020, as “Veterans Celebration Week”, to recognize the contributions and sacrifices of the men and women who have served and who are still active in the armed forces, and otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Fuller, C/Nickelson)
Documents:
  1. VCW 2020.pdf
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be Adopted Prior to October 27, 2020)

 

RES 127

Approving the 2021 Downtown Development Authority program of work and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

RES 128

Amending the pay schedule for the Municipal Police Civil Service Personnel and Municipal Fire Civil Service Personnel, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (C/Nickelson, D/Boucher)
 

RES 129

Granting consent to the assignment of  a Cooperative Endeavor Agreements for Civic Appropriations between the City of Shreveport and Step Forward Inc. to Community Foundation of North Louisiana and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be Adopted Prior to October 27, 2020)

 

ORD 126

Amending the city of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2020 Capital Projects Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 127

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

ORD 128

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

ORD 129

Amending the 2020 Budget for the Metropolitan Planning Commission Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. 
 

ORD 130

Amending the city of Shreveport, Louisiana 2020 Grants Special Revenue Fund budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 131

Closing and abandoning a portion of the alley in the Bell-Mont Subdivision, in Section 31 (T18N-R13W), and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

 

ORD 132

Closing and abandoning a portion of the Monkhouse Drive dedication in Section 8 (T17N-R14W), and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

ORD 133

Authorizing an encroachment into the City’s public right-of-way located at Stratford Avenue, as more fully described herein, and to authorize the Mayor, or his designee, to execute an encroachment permit with Sara Med Properties, LLC and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 134

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

ORD 135

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Cooperative Endeavor Lease Agreement of City-owned property located in Ledbetter Heights, Shreveport, Louisiana, 71101, in Caddo Parish, to Shreveport Millennium Housing IV, LLC ("Lessees") for the purpose of Lessees to maintain and improve the subject property; said property is not needed for public purposes; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Not to be adopted prior to November 10, 2020)
 

ORD 157

To amend Section 66-141 of Chapter 66 Personnel, Article III Health Benefits for the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to contributions by participating employees and city, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

 

2021 Budget Ordinances (To be Adopted no later than December 15, 2020)

 

ORD 136

Adopting the 2021 Capital Projects Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

ORD 137

Adopting the 2021 Riverfront Development Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

ORD 138

Adopting the 2021 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

ORD 139

Adopting the 2021 Retained Risk Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

ORD 140

Adopting the 2021 Metropolitan Planning Commission Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

ORD 141

Adopting the 2021 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

ORD 142

Adopting the 2021 Grants Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
Documents:
  1. 2021 Grants.pdf
 

ORD 143

Adopting the 2021 Shreveport Redevelopment Agency Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

ORD 144

Adopting the 2021 Downtown Entertainment Economic Development Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

ORD 145

Adopting the 2021 Golf Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

ORD 146

Adopting the 2021 Airports Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
Documents:
  1. 2021 Airport.pdf
 

ORD 147

Adopting the 2021 Water and Sewerage Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

ORD 148

Adopting the 2021 Budget funding contractual services provided to SporTran by Metro Management associates, Inc. and otherwise providing with respect thereto
Documents:
  1. 2021 SporTran.pdf
 

ORD 149

Adopting the 2021 Downtown Parking Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

ORD 150

Adopting the 2021 Convention Center Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

ORD 151

Adopting the 2021 Convention Center Hotel Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

ORD 152

Adopting the 2021 Debt Service Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

ORD 153

Adopting the 2021 Solid Waste Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

ORD 154

Adopting the 2021 Streets Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

ORD 155

Adopting the 2021 Downtown Development Authority Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

ORD 156

Adopting the 2021 Diversion Program Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, 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 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 122

ANNEXATION - TAG NO. 20-01: An ordinance to annex property in Sections 22 & 27 (T16N-R13W), Caddo Parish, Louisiana, into the City Limits of the City of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Ord 123

Amending the Metropolitan Planning Commission’s fee schedule for the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Unified Development Code relative to fees for the Administrative Special Use Permit, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

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)
 

Ord 124

ZONING: Case No. 20-85-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 east 71st street, approximately one hundred and thirty feet west of Fairfield Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from C-2, Corridor Commercial District to C-3, General Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson)

 

Ord 125

ZONING: Case No. 20-99-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 Waggoner Avenue and Hearne Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District to R-1-7, Single Family Residential 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)
 

Res 100

Amending the pay schedule for the Municipal Police Civil Service Personnel, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(B/Fuller)(Tabled on Sept 8, 2020)  
11.

Appeals

A.

Property Standards Appeals

B.

Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals:

 

ABO APPEAL

Mr. Lawrence Adelman, 3853 Richmond Ave, Shreveport, LA 71106 (B/Fuller)
Documents:
  1. Adelman.pdf
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
     


15.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

Yor-Wick Construction Company, Inc. vs City of Shreveport
Suit No:  623,597;  First Judicial District Court
Caddo Parish, Louisiana
 Consolidated with
Pulley Construction Inc. vs City of Shreveport
Suit No:  626,065;  First 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