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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted:  11/21/2019               12:00 PM                   Notice Posted:11/21/2019 
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Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Shreveport shall hold its Administrative Conference  and  Regular Meeting, Friday, November 22,  2019 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
November 22, 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: 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: None

 

Ordinances: None.

9.

Regular Agenda Legislation

A.

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

 

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 December 10, 2019 Public Hearing)
 

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  Amendment No. 1  
Documents:
  1. RES-Tim Hardy 1.pdf
 

RES 156

A resolution concerning the size and placement of the historical or commemorative marker installed when a portion of a street is dedicated in honor of a distinguished citizen, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Green)

B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to December 10, 2019)

 

Res 149

Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a donation agreement with the Caddo Parish Coroner's Office for two decommissioned stretchers and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 151

Requesting the City Council to extend the time to complete the investigation of a Shreveport Fire Department employee in accordance with LA R.S. 33:2186 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 152

Authorizing the Mayor to accept an in-kind donation worth $19,250 in value from The UVH Foundation to the City of Shreveport, Louisiana to be utilized by the Shreveport Police Department and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 153

Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Theatre of the Perfoming Arts and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 154

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, 2019, through December 31, 2019, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 155

Authorizing a pipeline and roadway right-of-way and servitude agreement for the purpose of allowing Cross Lake Gathering, L.L.C. to use the surface of the land to develop the oil, gas, and other liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons in, under and which may be produced from the land and other land in the vicinity thereof City-owned property, described as that portion of Section 5, Township 17 North, Range 15 West, lying below the 172 foot contour line of Cross Lake, located in Caddo Parish, Louisiana , with Geographic No. 171505-000-0008-00, and to authorize the Mayor to execute said roadway right-of-way and servitude agreement with Cross Lake Gatherings, L.L.C., and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to December 10, 2019)

 

Ord 172

Amending the 2019 Budget for the General Fund, appropriating the funds authorized therein and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Ord 173

Amending the 2019 Airport Enterprise Fund and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Ord 174

Amending the 2019 Capital Improvements budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 175

Amending the 2019 Capital Improvements budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 176

Amending the 2019 Grants Special Revenue Fund Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto
Documents:
  1. Grants 2019.pdf
 

Ord 177

Amending the 2019 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Ord 178

 Amending the 2019 Downtown Entertainment Economic Development Area Special Revenue Fund Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto
Documents:
  1. Deeda 2019.pdf
 

Ord 179

Amending the 2019 Riverfront Development Special Revenue Fund Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto
Documents:
  1. riverfrnt 2019.pdf
 

Ord 180

Declaring a public emergency in connection with an emergency replacement of a manhole and associated piping and appurtenances near the intersection of Flournoy Lucas and 3132  and ratifying the expenditure estimated to be approximately $410,000 of Water and Sewerage Revenue Bond funds, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Ord 181

Declaring a public emergency in connection with an emergency replacement/repair of lift station pumps, a 48 inch gravity sewer main, a 36 inch force main and appurtenances at the Stoner Lift Station and ratifying the expenditure estimated to be approximately $2,500,000 of Water and Sewerage Revenue Bond funds, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Ord 182

Declaring a public emergency in connection with an emergency repair of a 36 inch force main, related gravity sewer mains and appurtenances near Champion Lake and ratifying the expenditure estimated to be approximately $2,800,000 of Water and Sewerage Revenue Bond funds, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 183

Declaring a public emergency in connection with an emergency repair of a gravity sewer main and appurtenances near 606 E. Southfield and ratifying the expenditure estimated to be approximately $410,000 of Water and Sewerage Revenue Bond funds, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Ord 184

Declaring a public emergency in connection with an emergency repair of a gravity sewer main and appurtenances near 1146 Crestmoor and ratifying the expenditure estimated to be approximately $750,000 of Water and Sewerage Revenue Bond funds, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 185

Declaring a public emergency in connection with an emergency repair of a gravity sewer main, manhole and appurtenances near 938 Captain Shreve and ratifying the expenditure estimated to be approximately $180,000 of Water and Sewerage Revenue Bond funds, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 186

Amending and reenacting certain Sections of Chapter 94 of the Code of Ordinances, City of Shreveport, Louisiana, relative to utilities and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 187

An Ordinance to amend various articles and sections in the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Unified Development Code and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 188

Amending the official Zoning Map of the City of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the northwest side of Pickett Street, approximately one hundred and seventy feet southeast of Fairfield Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from R-UC, Urban Core Residential District to C-3, General Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Fuller)
D.

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

 

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)
10.

Tabled Legislation

A.

Ordinances/Resolutions:

 

1) ORDINANCE NO. 161 OF 2019:

An Ordinance to amend 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.
 

2) ORDINANCE NO 162 OF 2019:

An Ordinance to amend 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
 

3) 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: None.


D.

Other Appeals

 

SOB Appeals: None.

 

Taxi Appeals: None.

12.

Reports from officers, boards, and committees

13.

Clerk's Report:

The following appointment letters were received from the Mayor on November 18, 2019 (via e-mail) and is subject to confirmation on December 10, 2019:    
Shreveport Implementation and Redevelopment Authority Board   Parker Brown
Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourism Board Matt Snyder
Caddo-Parish Port Commission Joshua Williams
Airport Director Wade Davis (rec' letter on 11/21/2019)
14.

Additional Communications:

A.

Additional Communications from the Mayor

B.

Additional Communications from Council Members

Notice of Councilman Flurry concerning his intent to make a motion at the December 10, 2019 meeting to rescind the previous vote of the City Council on October 22, 2019, on MPC Case No:  19-301-WFC
Documents:
  1. Proposed Motion.pdf
15.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: None.

16.

Adjournment

 
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Jerry Bowman, Jr., Chairman 

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Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council