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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING 
Notice Posted: 11/5/2021      12:00 PM   

               

Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Shreveport shall hold its Administrative Conference on Monday, November 8, 2021, at 3:00 P.M and it's Regular Meeting, Tuesday, November 9, 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
November 8, 2021
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
November 9, 2021

1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes: Administrative Conference/City Council/Special Meeting

                                 October 25, 2021  October 26, 2021  November 4, 2021-sm

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

ORDINANCE NO. 177 of 2021: An ordinance 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

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) (Administrative Conference on any matter of public concern regardless of whether the item is on the agenda) (Regular Meeting on matters which are 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 124

To establish an Intergovernmental committee, and to otherwise provide 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 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)

 

RES 136

To repeal Resolution No. 238 of 2010 which requires the City Attorney to provide a report concerning the collection of surety bond forfeitures at the first regular City Council meeting each month, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (C/Nickelson)

 

RES 137

To recognize Deputy Marshal Chasen Swan and Deputy Marshal Lance Swan for their lifesaving heroics in saving the life of a gunshot victim, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Boucher)

Documents:
  1. RES Swan.pdf
 

RES 138

A resolution in support of, and consenting to, Caddo Parish's creation of the "Amazon TIF District, State of Louisiana," wholly within the city limits of the City of Shreveport, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Taylor)

B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to December 14, 2021)

 

RES 139

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement between the City of Shreveport and Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC for the purpose of an external audit of the city for fiscal year January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2021, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson)

 

RES 140

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Acceptance of Act of Donation and Permanent Utility Servitude Agreement between the City of Shreveport and Linwood Development, LLC, hereinafter called “Owner” and acting herein through Sammy A. Mijalis, Member/Manager, for the water mains and related facilities to serve Aegean-Mijalis Subdivision Unit No. 2 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to December 14, 2021)

 

ORD 184

 Amending the 2021 Retained Risk Fund Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto

Documents:
  1. RR correction.pdf
 

ORD 185

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

 

ORD 186

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

 

ORD 187

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

 

ORD 188

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

 

ORD 189

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

 

ORD 190

Amending the 2021 Water and Sewerage Enterprise Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 191

Declaring the City's Interest in certain land as surplus, and our intention to donate certain land acquired by the Department of Community Development to Volunteers of America of North Louisiana and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

 

ORD 192

To amend Chapter 38 of the Code of Ordinances relative to the Rental Dwelling Unit Registration Program, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 193

To amend various articles and sections in the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Unified Development Code, relative to rental dwelling units their registration, maintenance and inspection, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 194

To amend the Metropolitan Planning Commission’s fee schedule for the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Unified Development Code relative to fees for the Rental Dwelling Unit Registration Program, as well as for Garage Sales, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

 

ORD 195

To amend Chapter 58, Article IV, Division 1 and Chapter 78, Article VIII, Division 1 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to litter and dumping, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Taylor, F/Green)

D.

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

 

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  Amendment No. 2

 

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 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. (B/Fuller, F/Green)

 

ORD 175

Amending the 2021 budget for the Riverfront Development Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto (B/Fuller, 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. Amendment No. 1

 

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 183

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 active employees and city and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Not to be adopted prior to November 19, 2021)

Documents:
  1. ORD 183.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)

 

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
10.

Tabled Legislation

A.

Ordinances/Resolutions:

 

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 26, 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 November 4, 2021, and are subject for confirmation on November 19, 2021.

Downtown Development Authority - Drayden Dunn
Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission Authority Board – Patrick Wesley
Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourism Board - Alan Jackson 

14.

Additional Communications


A.

Additional Communications from the Mayor


B.

Additional Communications from Council Members


15.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

November 9, 2021
City of Shreveport v. CenturyTel Solutions, LLC and CenturyLink Communications, LLC, Case No. 591661, First Judicial District Court, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, Case No. 54159-CA, Second Circuit Court of Appeal, State of Louisiana
CenturyLink Communications, LLC v. City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Case No. 5:20-cv-00964, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana

16.

Adjournment

 

_________________________________
James Flurry, Chairman

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Danielle A. Farr-Ewing, Clerk of Council