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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING 
Notice Posted: 10/22/2021      12:15 PM   

               

Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Shreveport shall hold its Administrative Conference on Monday, October 25, 2021, at 3:00 P.M and it's Regular Meeting, Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at 3:00 P.M. Both meetings will be held in the Government Chamber at Government Plaza (505 Travis Street).
 
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ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE
October 25, 2021
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
October 26, 2021

1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes: Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting

                October 11, 2021    October 12, 2021

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
Downtown Development Board – Kathleen Malone

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 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 six (6) months, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Taylor, C/Nickelson) Amendment No. 2

 

RES 124

To establish an Intergovernmental committee, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Boucher)

 

RES 125

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. (D/Boucher)

 

RES 128

Approving an annual payment in lieu of tax in accordance with a Memorandum of Understanding between the Shreveport Home Mortgage Authority and SPC Development LLC., and otherwise providing with respect thereto. 

 

RES 129

Amending portions of Section 1 of the Shreveport, Louisiana, City Council Rules of Procedure, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (E/Flurry, G/Bowman)

 

RES 130

Honoring Dr. Andia Augustin-Billy as the first African American faculty member to tenure at Centenary College of Louisiana in their 196-year history and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (B/Fuller)

B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to November 9, 2021)

 

RES 131

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement between the City of Shreveport and United Nonprofits, INC., and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  

 

RES 132

Authorizing the mayor to execute an Option to Ground Lease between the City of Shreveport and Shreveport HP Allendale, LLC and otherwise providing with respect thereto

 

RES 133

Authorizing the mayor to execute an Option to Ground lease between the City of Shreveport and Shreveport Millennium Housing IV, LLC and otherwise providing with respect thereto

 

RES 134

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between the City of Shreveport and the State of Louisiana Facility Planning and Control Division of Administration for the City of Shreveport District 3 Road Rehabilitation, Planning and Construction and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

RES 135

To amend Resolution no. 87 of 2021 which was adopted to execute a Contract between the City of Shreveport, Louisiana and C. Edwards Concepts, LLC. to provide curbside recycling within the limits of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (F/Green)

C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to November 9, 2021)

 

ORD 172

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

 

ORD 173

Amending the 2021 Golf Enterprise Fund budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 174

Amending the 2021 budget for the General Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (F/Green)

 

ORD 175

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

 

ORD 176

To revise Chapter 22 Article II “Building and Building Regulations - Standards” of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances, relative to distance of private improvements to city infrastructure, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 177

Authorizing the issuance of the amount of five million six hundred seventy-five thousand and no/100 dollars ($5,675,000) of revenue bonds, series 2021, of the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana; prescribing the form, terms and conditions of said bonds; designating the date, denominations, place of payment and paying agent of said bonds; providing for the payment thereof in principal and interest; approving the forms of a limited offering memorandum and bond placement agreement; and providing for other matters in connection therewith.

 

ORD 178

An ordinance to amend various articles and sections in the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Unified Development Code, relative to garage sales and their approval process, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 179

Zoning Case No. 21-136-C: An ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the northwest side of Shreveport Barksdale Hwy. at the intersection of Reily Lane, 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)

Documents:
  1. 21-136-C.REV.pdf
 

ORD 180

Zoning Case No 21-139-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 Gladstone Blvd, approx. 260' west of Line Ave, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from R-2, Multi-Family Residential District to C-UC, Urban Corridor District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Fuller)

Documents:
  1. 21-139-C.REV.pdf
 

ORD 181

Zoning Case No. 21-147-C: An ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located the north side of East Stephenson St, approx. 260' west of Beverly Pl., Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District to R-2, Multi-Family Residential District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (C/Nickelson)

Documents:
  1. 21-147-C.REV.pdf
 

ORD 182

Zoning Case No. 21-148-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 Jewella Ave & Woodrow St, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., From C-2, Corridor Commercial District to C-3, General Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (G/Bowman)

Documents:
  1. 21-148-C.REV.pdf
D.

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

 

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 October 26, 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.  Amendment No. 1  CEA

 

ORD 145

An ordinance authorizing an encroachment into the City’s public right-of-way located at 629 Spring Street, as more fully described herein, and to authorize the Mayor, or his designee, to execute an encroachment permit with Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 146

Amending the 2021 Airport Enterprise budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 147

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

Documents:
  1. GF 1.pdf
 

ORD 148

Amending Section 10-66 of Chapter 10, Article IV, Division 2 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances with respect to Class 1 alcoholic beverage handling employee cards and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 149

Amending Section 10-69 of Chapter 10, Article IV, Division 2 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances with respect to the Fee and Term for alcoholic beverage handling employee cards, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

Documents:
  1. ABO 1.pdf
 

ORD 150

To revise 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. Amendment No. 1

 

ORD 151

To amend Chapter 102, Article II, of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to vehicle for hire licenses and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

Documents:
  1. ORD License Fee.pdf
 

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)

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)

 

2022 Budget Ordinances (To be adopted no later than December 15, 2021) (Introduced and Tabled on Oct 12, 2021)

 

ORD 152

Adopting the 2022 Capital Projects Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

ORD 153

Adopting the 2022 Riverfront Development Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

Documents:
  1. Riverfront 1.pdf
 

ORD 154

Adopting the 2022 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

ORD 155

Adopting the 2022 Retained Risk Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

Documents:
  1. Retained Risk 1.pdf
 

ORD 156

Adopting the 2022 Metropolitan Planning Commission Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

Documents:
  1. MPC.pdf
 

ORD 157

Adopting the 2022 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

Documents:
  1. Community Dev 1.pdf
 

ORD 158

Adopting the 2022 Grants Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

Documents:
  1. Grants1.pdf
 

ORD 159

Adopting the 2022 Shreveport Redevelopment Agency Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

ORD 160

Adopting the 2022 Downtown Entertainment Economic Development Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

ORD 161

Adopting the 2022 Golf Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

Documents:
  1. Golf 1.pdf
 

ORD 162

Adopting the 2022 Airports Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

Documents:
  1. Airport 2.pdf
 

ORD 163

Adopting the 2022 Water and Sewerage Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

ORD 164

Adopting the 2022 Budget funding Contractual Services provided to SporTran by Metro Management Associates, Inc. and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

Documents:
  1. Sportran1.pdf
 

ORD 165

Adopting the 2022 Downtown Parking Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto

 

ORD 166

Adopting the 2022 Convention Center Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

ORD 167

Adopting the 2022 Convention Center Hotel Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

ORD 168

Adopting the 2022 Debt Service Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

ORD 169

Adopting the 2022 Solid Waste Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

ORD 170

Adopting the 2022 Streets Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

 

ORD 171

Adopting the 2022 Diversion Program Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.

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 until March 21, 2022, at the council's discretion, this item can be brought up for a vote prior to this date)


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 October 12, 2021)

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:

October 25, 2021
Shannon Hicks, et al v. COS
#632,642-A
Louisiana First Judicial District Court

October 26, 2021
Elwyn Chisholm v. City of Shreveport
Docket No. 615,158, 1st Judicial District Court
Caddo Parish, Louisiana

16.

Adjournment

 

_________________________________
James Flurry, Chairman

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Danielle A. Farr-Ewing, Clerk of Council