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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Published:  10/18/2019               11:40 am                   Notice Published:10/18/2019 
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Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Shreveport shall hold its Administrative Conference  on Monday October 21,  2019  at 3:00 PM and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, October 22,  2019 at 3:00 P.M. Both meetings will be held in the Government Chambers at Government Plaza (505 Travis Street). 
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ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE
October 21, 2019
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
October 22, 2019
1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting

                                                                              October 7, 2019          October 8, 2019
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 (Res 7 of 2003)
Revenue Collection Plan & Implementation Report (Res. 114 of 2009)
Surety Bond Forfeitures Report (Res. 238 of 2010)
Master Plan Committee Report (Res. 132 of 2012)
Budget to Actual Financial Report (Res 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: None.

 

8.

Consent Agenda Legislation

A.

To Introduce Routine Ordinances and Resolutions

 

Resolutions: None

 

Ordinances: None

B.

To Adopt Ordinances and Resolutions

 

Resolutions:


 

Res 127

Accepting the public dedication of Ash Street and Sagewood Circle rights-of-way in Sagewood Place Subdivision Unit IV and otherwise providing with respect thereto (G/Bowman)

 

Ordinances: None.

9.

Regular Agenda Legislation

A.

Resolutions on Second Reading and Final Passage or Which will require Only One Reading

 

Res 126

Approving the 2020 Downtown Development Authority Program of Work and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Res 128

Amending Resolution No. 72 of 2018, and to approve Calumet Shreveport Refining LLC for participation in the Industrial Tax Exemption Program (ITEP) located at project site 3333 Midway Street Shreveport, Louisiana, 71109, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

 

Res 129

Recognizing Project Celebration for its work to prevent and to assist the victims of domestic violence; to support Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and otherwise providing with respect thereto (C/Nickelson)
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to November 12, 2019)

 

Res 130

Authorizing the execution of a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 131

Authorizing the use of certain equipment by Sportspectrum Race Management and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 132

Stating the City of Shreveport's endorsement of Twin Oaks Investments, LLC to participate in the benefits of the Louisiana Restoration Tax Abatement Program and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 133

Authorizing the Mayor to accept a donation of real estate with improvements located at 2916 Fulton Street in "as is" condition with an estimated value of twenty thousand dollars ($20,000) from Wells Fargo National Bank, N.A. to be utilized by Community Development for homeownership or rental to a low to moderate income homebuyer or tenant, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to November 12, 2019)

 

Ord 160

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2019 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 161

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.
 

Ord 162

Amending 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
 

Ord 163

Authorizing an encroachment into the City’s public right-of-way located near 3150 Ardis Taylor Drive, as more fully described herein, and to authorize the Mayor, or his designee, to execute an encroachment permit with Southern Hills Neighborhood Association, Inc. and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Ord 164

Authorizing the Mayor to execute three (3) Cooperative Endeavor Lease Agreements of City-owned property located in Ledbetter Heights, Shreveport, Louisiana, 71101, in Caddo Parish, to one or more entities managed or controlled by the Housing Authority of the City of Shreveport or its subsidiary(ies) (“Lessees”) for the development of the Bayou Grande Housing Initiative, for purposes which benefit the public; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 165

ZONING: CASE NO. 19-387-C: An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located approximately one thousand and six hundred feet west of Pines Road and three hundred feet south of Jefferson Paige Road, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from R-E, Residential Estate District to R-2, Multi-Family Residential District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (G/Bowman)
D.

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

 

Ord 123

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Cooperative Endeavor Lease Agreement of City-owned property located at 1506 Abbie Street, Shreveport, Louisiana, 71103, in Caddo Parish, to The Serenity Club of Shreveport, Inc. (“Lessee”) for the purpose of Lessee to use it for programs and to maintain the building and grounds; said property is not needed for public purposes; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (Not to be adopted prior to October 8, 2019)  (Postponed on October 8, 2019)
 

Ord 135

An ordinance amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2019 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 136

An Ordinance amending the 2019 budget for the MPC Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

Ord 137

Amending the 2019 General Fund Budget for Fire and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Ord 138

Amending Chapter 38 Housing and Property Standards of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (G/Bowman and C/Nickelson)
 

Ord 139

An ordinance to establish a new Chapter 38.5 Procedures for Abatement of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
10.

Tabled Legislation

A.

Ordinances/Resolutions:

 

1. 2020 Budget Ordinances (To be adopted no later than December 15, 2018) (Introduced and Tabled on Oct 8, 2019)

 

Ord 140

Adopting the 2020 Capital Projects Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

Ord 141

Adopting the 2020 Riverfront Development Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

Ord 142

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

Ord 143

Adopting the 2020 Retained Risk Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

Ord 144

Adopting the 2020 Metropolitan Planning Commission Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
Documents:
  1. 2020 MPC.pdf
 

Ord 145

Adopting the 2020 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Ord 146

Adopting the 2020 Grants Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
Documents:
  1. 2020 Grants.pdf
 

Ord 147

Adopting the 2020 Shreveport Redevelopment Agency Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

Ord 148

Adopting the 2020 Downtown Entertainment Economic Development Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Ord 149

Adopting the 2020 Golf Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

Ord 150

Adopting the 2020 Airport Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Ord 151

Adopting the 2020 Water and Sewerage Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

Ord 152

Adopting the 2020 Budget Funding Contractual Services provided to SporTran by Metro Management Associates, Inc. and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
Documents:
  1. 2020 SporTran.pdf
 

Ord 153

Adopting the 2020 Downtown Parking Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

Ord 154

Adopting the 2020 Convention Center Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

Ord 155

Adopting the 2020 Convention Center Hotel Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

Ord 156

Adopting the 2020 Debt Service Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

Ord 157

Adopting the 2020 Solid Waste Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

Ord 158

Adopting the 2020 Streets Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

Ord 159

Adopting the 2020 Downtown Development Authority Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
11.

Appeals

A.

Property Standards Appeals

B.

Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals:

None.
C.

Metropolitan Planning Commission and ZBA Appeals:

(1) MPC Case No. 19-301-WFC, Appeal by Alvin C. Miester III from the decision of the MPC to approve the Application for the Proposed Wireless Telecommunication Facility at 8100 Jump Run Drive, Shreveport, LA (Postponed until October 22, 2019) (1) MPC Case File  (2) Sept. 12 - Miester Doc.  (3) Sept. 20 - Arceneaux Doc.  (4) Sept. 23 - Sher Garner Doc  (5) Sept. 24 - Miester Doc  (6) Oct. 9 - Arceneaux Doc (7) Oct. 11 - Miester Doc.  (8) Oct. 15 - Arceneaux Doc. (9) Consultant Report  (10) Oct. 21 - arceneaux Doc

D.

Other Appeals

 

SOB Appeals: None.

 

Taxi Appeals: None.

12.

Reports from officers, boards, and committees

13.

Clerk's Report:

The following appointment letter was received from the Mayor on October 18, 2019 and is subject for confirmation on November 12, 2019:  
                            Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission – Lawrence Anderson
14.

Additional Communications:

A.

Additional Communications from the Mayor

B.

Additional Communications from Council Members

15.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: October 21, 2019

Erica W. Early vs Veronica Camp et al
Docket No:  603,708
First Judicial District Court
Caddo Parish, Louisiana

BW Partners, LLC, d/b/a Briarwood Apartments v. City of Shreveport;
Docket No. 613,681-A 
First Judicial District Court
Caddo Parish, LA 

Shirewood Lakes Apartments, LLC, et al v. City of Shreveport; 
Docket No. 616,821-C
First Judicial District Court 

Caddo Parish, LA 

The Haven Property Owners Association, Inc., et al. v. City of Shreveport, 
Docket No. 610,530-C
First Judicial District Court 
Caddo Parish, Louisiana

T. Scott Pernici, Michael Jones, and Mark Defatta, Individually and on behalf of a class of similarly
situated persons v. City of Shreveport, Louisiana 
Docket No.: 599,698-C
First Judicial District Court 
Caddo Parish, Louisiana

16.

Adjournment

 
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Jerry Bowman, Jr., Chairman 

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Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council