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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted:  11/8/2019               12:10 PM                   Notice Posted:11/8/2019 
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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 November 11,  2019  at 3:00 PM and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, November 12,  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
November 11, 2019
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
November 12, 2019
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: 2020 PROPOSED BUDGET

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

1.  Request from the City Attorney to go into Executive Session pursuant to LSA-R…S. 42:16 and R.S. 42:17 (A) (2) to discuss the following matter:
Larry Cunningham vs City of Shreveport et al
Docket No:   5:17 –cv-01056;
United States District Court


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-Bossier Sports Commission – Lawrence Anderson
8.

Consent Agenda Legislation

A.

To Introduce Routine Ordinances and Resolutions

 

Resolutions: None

 

Ordinances: None

B.

To Adopt Ordinances and Resolutions

 

Resolutions:


 

Ordinances: None.

9.

Regular Agenda Legislation

A.

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

 

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.(Not to be adopted prior to November 26, 2019 Public Hearing)
 

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
 

Res 134

Designating Africa Price, Director of Governmental Affairs, Shelly Ragle, Director of SPAR, Russell DeLancy, Division Manager/City Architect, and Stephen Terese, SPAR Senior Project Administration, to act on behalf of the City of Shreveport, in all matters pertaining to the Valencia Spray Park, Planning & Construction Project; State of Louisiana Facility Planning and Control Project Number 50-MRI-19-01 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto

 

Res 135

Suspending the effects of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and any applicable provisions of the Shreveport Unified Development Code of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to the Krewe of Centaur and Krewe of Gemini parades and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 136

Suspending the effects of certain provisions of Chapter 50 relative to the operation of vehicles on property located adjacent to the Red River and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 138

Establishing a Complete Count Committee to serve as trusted voices to develop and implement a 2020 census awareness and response campaign and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
Documents:
  1. CCC RESOLUTION.pdf
 

Res 150

Recognizing Frank Ray McMillon, Sr. and to dedicate West 66th Street at Clift Avenue to him for his commitment and contributions to this community and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Fuller)

B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be Adopted Prior to November 26, 2019)

 

Res 137

Amending Resolution No. 20 of 2013 which was adopted to amend the Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Bossier City, the Parish of Caddo, the Parish of Bossier, and the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau relative to the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson)
 

Res 139

Authorizing a request to be made to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Louisiana State Mineral and Energy Board, to seek public bids for an oil, gas and mineral lease involving the property located in Districts A, F and G and described herein and to execute the lease for certain mineral interests owned by the City of Shreveport; and to authorize the mayor to execute any and all documents related to the intent of this Resolution; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 140

Authorizing a request to be made to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Louisiana State Mineral and Energy Board, to seek public bids for an oil, gas and mineral lease involving the property located in District A and described herein and to execute the lease for certain mineral interests owned by the City of Shreveport; and to authorize the mayor to execute any and all documents related to the intent of this Resolution; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 141

Authorizing the Mayor to accept a monetary donation of $15,000 from the Shreveport Garden Study Club to the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, to be utilized by the Shreveport Public Assembly and Recreation Department for the Government Plaza Beautification Project; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 142

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Act of Donation between the City of Shreveport and Lucien Field Estates Homeowners Association, Inc., acting herein through Lee Foster, for Lot 1002 Lucien Field Estates Phase 1 - Unit A and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 143

Authorizing the Mayor to accept an in-kind donation worth $17,200 in value from the ELA Group, Inc. to the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, to be utilized by the Shreveport Police Department and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 144

Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a cooperative endeavor agreement with the Shreveport Opera and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 145

Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a cooperative endeavor agreement with Shreveport Symphony Orchestra and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 146

Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a cooperative endeavor agreement with Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 147

Authorizing the employment of legal counsel to represent the City of Shreveport personnel board and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 148

Authorizing the employment of special legal counsel to provide legal advice, counsel and representation of the City of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
Documents:
  1. RES-Tim Hardy 1.pdf
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be Adopted Prior to November 26, 2019)

 

Ord 166

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

Ord 167

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2019 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
Documents:
  1. GF SporTran.pdf
 

Ord 168

Amending the 2019 Budget Funding Contractual Services provided to SporTran by Metro Management Associates, Inc. and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Ord 169

Amending Chapter 1, Section 1-15 of the Code of Ordinances concerning prosecution fees in traffic cases, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson)
 

Ord 170

Repealing Division 3 of Article III of Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinance of the City of Shreveport relative to the establishment of the Clean Community Commission, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson)
 

Ord 171

Amending Chapter 1, Section 1-14 regarding general penalties for unlawful acts, unlawful offenses and misdemeanors, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson)
D.

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

 

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)
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

 

PSD1800189

1330 Kings Hwy., Shreveport, LA (B/Fuller) Mr. Chaz Coleman, 333 Texas Street, 1400 Regions Tower, Shreveport, LA 71101 - NEW
B.

Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals:

None.
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:

The following appointment letter was received from the Mayor on November 6, 2019 (via e-mail) and is subject for confirmation on November 26, 2019:    
Airport Director – Rosa M. Beckett  


14.

Additional Communications:

A.

Additional Communications from the Mayor

B.

Additional Communications from Council Members

15.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: None.

16.

Adjournment

 
_________________________________
Jerry Bowman, Jr., Chairman 

_________________________________
Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council