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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted: 5/22/2014              12:00 pm             Notice Published: 5/22/2014 leo 
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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 Friday, May 23, 2014, at 2:00 PM  and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at 3:00 PM. Both meetings will be held in the Government Chambers at Government Plaza (505 Travis Street).
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ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE 
May 23, 2014
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDAS
May 27, 2014
1.
Call to order
2.
Invocation
3.
Roll call
4.
Approval of minutes Administrative Conference and City Council Meetings
                                       May 12, 2014                               May 13, 2014      
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)
6.
Public Hearing : Grigsby & Associated (submitted by Councilwoman McCulloch)
Whether the City of Shreveport should replace the current lawsuit with binding arbitration, and retain the services of Grigsby & Associates for the limited purposes of providing financial advisory services for the sale of $94.5 million GOB's approved by voters on April 2, 2011
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
 
Res 98
A Resolution selecting The Times as the Official Journal for the City Of Shreveport for the period commencing July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015 and otherwise providing with respect thereto
B.
Public Comments (In accordance with Sec 1.11 of the Rules of Procedure)
C.
Confirmation and Appointments:

 

8.
Consent Agenda Legislation
A.
To Introduce Routine Ordinances and Resolutions
 
Ordinances: None
 
Resolutions: 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 88
Authorizing the Mayor to execute an amendment to the agreement with the Northwest Louisiana Youth Golf and Education Foundation, INC. dba First Tee of Northwest Louisiana and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 89
Authorizing the acceptance of $16,000 from the Community Foundation for the Paint Your Heart Out Program, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 90
Authorizing the waiver of rental fees for Riverview Park, Thursday thru Sunday, May 29 – June 1st for the USA Wake Board Nationals Tournament, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Everson)
 
Res 92
Authorizing the Mayor to execute grant documents with the U.S. Department of Justice, and otherwise provide with respect thereto
Documents: JAG 2014 GRANT.pdf
 
Res 93
Declaring the City’s interest in certain adjudicated property as surplus and otherwise providing with respect thereto (A/McCulloch, B/Everson, F/Shyne, and G/S. Jenkins)
B.
Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to June 10, 2014)
 
Res 94
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a donation agreement between the City of Shreveport and Provenance Development, L.L.C., hereinafter called “Owner” and acting herein through David M. Alexander, Manager, for the private water and sewer improvements for Provenance Phase 2 Units A&B, and related facilities and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Corbin) Attachment
 
Res 95
Ratifying the modification of the terms of the loan to Cornerstone Assistance Foundation, Inc., in regard to Southwood Gardens Apartments, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Ord 96
Affirming the City of Shreveport’s endorsement of Home Federal Bank to participate in the benefits of the Louisiana Restoration Tax Abatement Program and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Public Hearing to be held June 24, 2014)(Not to be adopted prior to June 24, 2014)
 
Ord 97
Affirming the City of Shreveport’s endorsement of Petroleum Building, LLC to participate in the benefits of the Louisiana Restoration Tax Abatement Program, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Public Hearing to be held June 24, 2014) (Not to be adopted prior to June 24, 2014)
C.
Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to June10, 2014)
 
Ord 55
Amend and reenact Chapter 39 of the Code of Ordinances relative human relations to establish a Human Relations Commission, to provide relative to its officers and powers, to provide relative to administrative matters and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Everson and C/O. Jenkins)
 
Ord 56
ZONING - C-22-14: An Ordinance amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, the City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the NW corner of Shreveport Barksdale Highway Service Road and Knight Street, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., FROM B-2, NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS DISTRICT TO B-3, COMMUNITY BUSINESS DISTRICT and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (F/Shyne) C-File
 
Ord 57
ZONING - C-30-14: An ordinance amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, the City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the NE side of N Market 1200 feet north of Tanglewood Drive & being also 190 feet NE of N Market, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., FROM B-2, NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS DISTRICT TO B-2-E, NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS/EXTENDED USE DISTRICT LIMITED TO “AN INDOOR DOG TRAINING, GROOMING, AND OVERNIGHT BOARDING FACILITY” ONLY, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. C-File (A/McCulloch)
 
Ord 58
ZONING - C-31-14: An ordinance amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, The City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the south side of Olive St bounded by Southern Ave & Buckner Street, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., FROM B-2, NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS DISTRICT TO R-A-E, RESIDENCE-AGRICULTURE/ EXTENDED USE DISTRICT LIMITED TO “A NON-PROFIT COMMUNITY GARDEN AND OUTREACH FACILITY” ONLY, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. C-File (B/Everson)
 
Ord 59
ZONING - C-32-14: An ordinance amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, the City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the NW corner of Youree Dr & E Washington St, 176 feet north of E Washington, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., FROM B-2-E, NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS/EXTENDED USE DISTRICT TO B-3, COMMUNITY BUSINESS DISTRICT, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. C-File (B/Everson)
 
Ord 60
ZONING - C-33-14: An ordinance amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, the City Of Shreveport Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning property located on the SE side of E 70th St 2300 feet east of Dixie Gardens Road , Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., FROM B-2, NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS DISTRICT TO B-3, COMMUNITY BUSINESS DISTRICT, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. C-File (D/Corbin)
D.
Ordinances on Second Reading and Final Passage (Numbers are assigned Ordinance Numbers)
 
Ord 36
Amending and re-enacting Article IV of Chapter 30 of the Code of Ordinances relative to fireworks and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  Amendment No. 1   Amendment No. 2(C/O. Jenkins) (Postponed May 13, 2014)
 
Ord 46
Levying a tax of Eight and Sixty-Four One Hundredths (8 and 64/100ths) mills per dollar on all property subject to Ad Valorem Taxation within the bounds of the Downtown Development District of the City of Shreveport as defined by Act 554 of 1078, as amended, for the year 2014, for the purposes as set forth herein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 47
Levying various taxes totaling Seventeen and Sixty-Five One Hundredths (17 and 65/100ths) mills per dollar on all property subject to Ad Valorem taxation within the City of Shreveport for the year 2014 in the amounts and for the purposes described herein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 48
Levying a tax of Twenty-Two and Five One Hundredths (22 and 5/100ths) mills per dollar on all property subject to Ad Valorem Taxation within the City of Shreveport for the year 2014 for the purpose of paying principal and interest on the outstanding General Obligation Bonds of the City of Shreveport, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 49
Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 50
Amending the 2014 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Ord 51
Closing and abandoning a 50 foot wide portion of Independence Avenue running between South Fairway Drive and Cloverdale in the Country Club Heights Subdivision, Unit 5, located in Section 8 (T17N-R14W) Caddo Parish, Louisiana, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Ord 52
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a contract with Dr. David Clemons to grant access and permission to plant and maintain Live Oak trees on the east right of way of Creswell Avenue, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 
Ord 53
Amending the 2014 Capital Improvements Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto
Amendment No. 1
 
Ord 54
Authorizing an amendment to the agreement and lease with MB Industries, L.L.C., and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  (Not to be Adopted prior to June 10, 2014)
10.
Tabled Legislation
A.
Ordinances:
 
1. Ordinance No. 170 of 2012
Amending and reenacting portions of Chapter 90 of the Code of Ordinances relative to Residential Parking Permit Zones, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Everson) (Tabled December 11, 2012)
 
2. ORDINANCE NO. 89 OF 2011
An ordinance amending and reenacting Chapter 74 of the Code of Ordinances relative to Solid Waste Collections, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. Amendment No. 1 (G/S. Jenkins) (Tabled August 13, 2013)
 
3. Ordinance No. 90 of 2013:
Amending and reenacting Section 102-47 of the Code of Ordinances relative to insurance required for Vehicles for Hire and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Shyne) Amendment No. 1
 
4. Ordinance No. 12 of 2014
Changing the name of Steeple Chase Plaza Drive to Gregory Kirby Plaza Drive, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (G/S. Jenkins) (Tabled February 25, 2014)
 
5. Ordinance No. 19 of 2014
Amending the 2014 Water and Sewerage Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.(Webb) (Tabled on February 25, 2014)
 
6. Ordinance No. 20 of 2014
Amending the 2014 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Webb) (Tabled on February 25, 2014)
 
7. Ordinance No. 21 of 2014
Amending the 2014 Airport Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.(Webb) (Tabled on February 25, 2014)
 
8. Ordinance No. 22 of 2014
Amending the 2014 Golf Enterprise Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto (Webb) (Tabled on February 25, 2014)
 
9, Ordinance No. 24 of 2014
Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Webb) (Tabled on February 25, 2014)
 
10. Resolution No. 52 of 2014:
Amending the Pay Plan for General Classified Employees to provide a one-time lump sum pay increase and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (E/Webb)
11.
Appeals
A.
Property Standards Appeals
 
PSD1000086
2837 Logan Street, Shreveport, LA (G/S. Jenkins) Ms. Carolyn Ivory Wilson, 3646 Del Rio Street, Shreveport, LA  71109 (G/Jenkins)  (Postponed March 24, 2014 until May 23, 2014)
 
PSD1000141:
728 Austin Pl, Shreveport, LA (B/Everson) Ms. Deborah Bryant, 9640 Tammy, Shreveport, LA 71106 (Caddo Parish) (Postponed February 24, 2014 until August 25, 2014)
 
PSD1300218
360 E. 68th Street, Shreveport, LA 71106 (C/O. Jenkins) Mr. Daniel Southern, 368 E. 68th Street, Shreveport, LA 71106 (C/O. Jenkins) (Postponed April 7, 2014 until May 23, 2014)
 
PsD1300137
1447 Hollywood Avenue, Shreveport, LA  (F/Shyne) Ms. Mary Dickens, 6004 Fox Ridge, Shreveport, LA  71129  (G/S. Jenkins) (Postponed April 7, 2014 until May 23, 2014)
 
PSD1300213
 2701 Martin Luther King Drive, Shreveport, LA (A/McCulloch) Ms. Sherri Smith, 5992 Canada Court, Bossier City, LA 71117 (Postponed March 10, 2014 until June 9, 2014)
 
PSD1300253
 3640 Del Rio Street, Shreveport, LA (G/S. Jenkins) Mr. Terry Williams, 900 Whispering Lake Drive, Shreveport, LA 71107 (Postponed March 10, 2014 until June 9, 2014)
 
PSG1300703
 3640 Del Rio Street, Shreveport, LA (G/S. Jenkins) Mr. Terry Williams, 900 Whispering Lake Drive, Shreveport, LA 71107 (Postponed March 10, 2014 until June 9, 2014)
 
PSD1300207
1622 Creswell Ave., Shreveport, LA (B/Everson) Mr. John C. Smith, 224 Cane Bend Drive, Haughton, LA 71037 (Postponed April 7, 2014 until October 13, 2014)
 
PSD1300319
3040 Skelly Street, Shreveport, LA (A/McCulloch) Mr. Thadious L. Hawkins, 650 Kingridge Place, Shreveport, LA 71108 (Postponed April 7, 2014 until June 9, 2014)
 
PSD1300040
600 W. 73rd Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Shyne) Mr. James McReynolds 135 Mahaffey Road, Princeton, LA 71067 (Postponed May 12, 2014 until June 9, 2014)
 
PSG1400174
Vacant lot north of 615 W. 70th Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Shyne) Ms. Lola Armstrong, 315 Camp Zion, Haughton, LA 71037 (Postponed May 12, 2014 until July 7, 2014)
 
PSD1400022
2806 W. Maple Street, Shreveport, LA (A/McCulloch) Mr. Gary Sweatt, P.O. Box 3212, Shreveport, LA NEW
B.
Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals
 
Alcohol Permit Appeal
Revocation of an Alcohol Beverage Permit for on Cloud Wine, 6936 Buncombe Road, Shreveport, LA 71129 (G/S. Jenkins) Ms. Debbie Keckler, On Cloud Wine, 6936 Buncombe Road, Shreveport, LA
C.
Metropolitan Planning Commission Appeals and Zoning Board of Appeals
D.
Other Appeals
 
Caddo Parish Animal Services Board
Caddo Parish Animal Services Board decision appealed by Mr. Daniel R. Keele, Attorney at Law, P.O. Box 303, Shreveport, LA 71162 on behalf of Mr. Matthew Phiffer. (Postponed May 12, 2014 until May 23, 2014)
Documents: ASB - Keele.pdf
 
Taxi Appeals: None
 
SOB Appeals: None
12.
Reports from officers, boards, and committees
13.
Clerk's Report
Appeal Letter: SC-13-14: East side of Railsback Ridge Drive immediately south of Bayou Pierre, Shreveport, LA (Near District D/Corbin) Mr. Tom Arceneaux, Blanchard Walker, 400 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA
14.
The Council Resolves itself into a Committee of the Whole at the Regular Meeting only for communication and miscellaneous matters:
A.
Approval of Minutes
B.
Communication from the Mayor
C.
Communications from Council Members
D.
Public Comments
15.
The Committee "rises and reports" (reconvenes the regular council meeting).


 
16.
Adjournment
  Joe Shyne, Chairman

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  Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council