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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted: 8/8/2014              4:30 pm             Notice Published: 8/8/2014 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 Monday, August 11, 2014, at 3:00 PM  and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, August 12, 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 
August 11, 2014
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDAS
August 12, 2014
1.
Call to order
2.
Invocation
3.
Roll call
4.
Approval of Minutes Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting
                                              July 21, 2014                July 22, 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:
Res 126 of 2014: Resolution Stating the City of Shreveport’s endorsement of Shreveport CV Housing, LLC, to participate in the benefits of the Louisiana Restoration Tax Abatement Program, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
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 135A
A Resolution suspending the effects of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances relative to dispensing, sale and/or consumption of low alcoholic content beverages for the 11th Annual Highland Jazz and Blues Festival located at 600 Columbia Street and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Everson)
1.
Res 141A
A Resolution to suspend certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances relative to alcoholic beverages on September 13, 2014 relative to dispensing, sale and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages at Shreveport Riverview Park for the Shreveport Downtown Rotary Club’s Red River Dragon Boat Festival fundraiser and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Everson)
 
Res 155
Authorizing the City of Shreveport (The “City”) to hire professionals in conjunction with the potential current or advance refunding of any eligible General obligation Bonds, Water and Sewer Bonds and/or other revenue or refunding bonds of the City, for the purpose of attaining savings for the City, and/or its taxpayers through the issuance of refunding bonds; and otherwise providing with respect thereto

 
Res 156
A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to dedicate Milam Street between Common Street and Austin Place in honor of James Burton’s on his 75th birthday and to otherwise provide 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
 
Resolutions: None
 
Ordinances: None
B.
To Adopt Ordinances and Resolutions
 
Resolutions:
 
Res 130
Authorizing David Cavanaugh and Donna B. Cavanaugh located at 1830 Leonard Rd. to connect to the water & sewer system of the City of Shreveport and otherwise providing with respect thereto (The property is located near District D and IS NOT contiguous to the City limits) (Property description, petition, and application for water services attached)(D/Corbin). Map
Documents: 1830 Leonard Rd.pdf
 
Ordinances: None
9.
Regular Agenda Legislation
A.
Resolutions on Second Reading and Final Passage or Which will require Only One Reading
 
Res 123
Declaring the intention of the City of Shreveport (The “City”) to proceed with the issuance of not to exceed Seventy-Five Million Dollars ($75,000,000) Water and Sewer Bonds, in one or more series for the purpose of financing the cost of acquisition and construction of improvements, extensions and replacements to the Water and Sewer Utility System of the City, making application to the Louisiana State Bond Commission for approval of such bonds and otherwise providing with respect thereto.(Postponed July 22, 2014)
 
Res 124
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a donation agreement between the City of Shreveport and Wallace Lake Development LLC hereinafter called owner and acting herein through Witt Caruthers, Manager, for the private water and sewer main extensions and related facilities to serve St. Andrews Subdivision Unit No. 1 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. Map  (D/Corbin)

 
Res 125
Recommending endorsement and adoption of the Regional Food System Master Plan prepared by We Grow Together For Establishing A Healthy Regional Food System, and otherwise providing with respect thereto.  Food System Master Plan
Documents: MPC Food System.pdf
 
Res 126
Stating the City of Shreveport’s endorsement of Shreveport CV Housing, 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 August 12, 2014)
 
Res 131
Suspending the effect of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances on Saturday September 20, 2014, in connection with fund-raising efforts by Shreveport Moose Lodge # 2239 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto 
 
Res 132
Declaring the City’s interest in certain adjudicated property as surplus, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/McCulloch, B/Everson, D/Corbin, F/Shyne and G/S. Jenkins)
 
Res 133
Declaring the City's interest in certain adjudicated properties as surplus and otherwise providing with respect thereto (F/Shyne and G/S. Jenkins)
 
Res 134
Declaring the certain adjudicated property to be surplus, which will authorize the Mayor to sell the City of Shreveport’s tax interest in these adjudicated properties, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/McCulloch, B/Everson, C/O. Jenkins andF/Shyne)
 
Res 135
Suspending the effects of certain provisions of Chapter 10 relative to Alcoholic Beverages; relative to dispensing, sale and/or consumption of low alcoholic content beverages for the 11th Annual Highland Jazz And Blues Festival located at 600 Columbia Street and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Everson)
 
Res 136
Suspending the effect of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 of the City of Shreveport Code Of Ordinances relative to the James Burton International Guitar Festival and to otherwise provide with respect thereto  (B/Everson)
 
Res 137
Suspending the effect of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to the “Louisiana Film Prize Festival” and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 138
Suspending the effect of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to “Free Fridays” and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Everson)
 
Res 139
Suspending the effect of certain provisions of Chapter 10 and Chapter 106 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances relative to “Summerfest” and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Everson)
Documents: Summerfest-RRED.pdf
 
Res 140
Suspending the effect of certain provisions of chapter 10 relative to alcoholic beverages and Chapter 106 relative to zoning for property located at Stoner Boat Launch for the annual Turkey Trot on November 27, 2014 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  
 
Res 141
Suspending certain provisions of Chapter 10 relative to alcoholic beverages on September 13, 2014 relative to dispensing, sale and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages at Shreveport River View Park for the Shreveport Downtown Rotary Club's Red River Dragon Boat Festival fundraiser and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 142
Authorizing the Mayor to dedicate the 100 through the 1100 blocks of Allen Avenue in honor of Dr. C. O. Simpkins, D.D.S. and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/McCulloch)
 
Res 143
Authorizing the Mayor to dedicate Murvon Street between Jewella Avenue and Broadway Avenue in honor of Mr. Jerry Bowman and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (F/Shyne)
B.
Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to August 26, 2014)
 
Res 144
Authorizing the employment of Special Legal Counsel to represent the City of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 145
Authorizing the use of certain city-owned equipment by the Junior League of Shreveport Bossier and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 146
Authorizing the use of certain equipment by the North Shreveport Business Association and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 147
Authorizing the use of certain equipment by Sportspectrum Race Management and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 148
Authorizing the use of certain equipment by the Department of the Air Force- Barksdale Air Force Base and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 149
Authorizing the execution of a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with Get Up, Inc., and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
Documents: Get Up Inc-CEA.pdf
 
Res 150
Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Rotary Club and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
Documents: Rotary Club-CEA.pdf
 
Res 151
Authorizing the use of certain equipment by the Highland Area Partnership, Inc. and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 
Res 152
Authorizing the use of certain equipment by the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 
Res 153
Authorizing the City of Shreveport (The “City”) to hire professionals in conjunction with the issuance of not to exceed Ninety-Three Million Five Hundred Dollars ($93,500,000) General Obligation Bonds, Series 2014 for the purposes set forth in the propositions approved in an election held on April 2, 2011 and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 
Res 154
Authorizing the City of Shreveport (The “City”) to hire professionals in conjunction with the issuance of not to exceed Seventy-Five Million Dollars ($75,000,000) Water and Sewer Revenue Bonds, in one or more series for the purpose of financing the cost of acquisition and construction of improvements, extensions and replacements to the Water and Sewer Utility System of the City and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
C.
Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to August 26, 2014)
 
Ord 78
Amending and reenacting portions of Article XI, Chapter 42  of the Code of Ordinances relative to Street Performers and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(B/Everson)

 
Ord 79
Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (Engineering)
 
Ord 80
Amending the 2014 Capital Improvements Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and to otherwise providing with respect thereto (Choice Neighborhoods)
 
Ord 81
Amending the 2014 Budget for the General Fund, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (City Courts)
D.
Ordinances on Second Reading and Final Passage (Numbers are assigned Ordinance Numbers)
 
Res 70

Declaring the City's interest in certain vacant lots as surplus, and our intention to donate certain vacant lots acquired by Community Development for Phase III of Concordia Place Development, to Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana, Inc.; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Not to be adopted prior to August 12, 2014)

 
Ord 72
Declaring the City's interest in certain vacant property as surplus, and our intention to donate certain vacant property acquired by Community Development via Foreclosure, to Hope for the Homeless, Inc.; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(Not to be adopted prior to August 12, 2014)
 
Ord 73
Amending the 2014 Capital Improvements Budget, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (Funds eight existing utility projects; Opens one new project; Closes One project)                         
 
Ord 75A
Amending Chapter 106 of the Code of Ordinances, the City of Shreveport zoning ordinance, by rezoning property located on the NE corner of Knight street and E Preston Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La, from R/A, Residence /Agriculture District To B-2, Neighborhood Business District with MPC approval of the health studio, athletic club and gymnasium and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/ O. Jenkins) C-File
 
Ord 76
Amending the 2014 Capital Improvements Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto (B/Everson)
 
Ord 77
Amending the 2014 Streets Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto (B/Everson)
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. 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  (Tabled August 27, 2013)
 
3. 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)
 
4. 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)
 
5. 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)
 
6. 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)
 
7. 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)
 
8. 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)
 
9. 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)
 
10. Ordinance No. 36 of 2014
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 Amendment No. 3 (C/O. Jenkins) (Tabled June 10, 2014)
 
11. ORDINANCE NO. 66 OF 2014
An Ordinance authorizing an amendment to the agreement and lease with MBI Global, L. L. C., and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Tabled July 8, 2014)
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 May 23, 2014 until September 22, 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 until July 7, 2014 until October 13, 2014)
 
PSD1300137
1447 Hollywood Avenue, Shreveport, LA  (F/Shyne) Ms. Mary Dickens, 6004 Fox Ridge, Shreveport, LA  71129  (G/S. Jenkins) (Postponed until July 7, 2014 until October 13, 2014)
 
PSD1300253
3640 Del Rio Street, Shreveport, LA (G/S. Jenkins)  Mr. Terry Williams, 900 Whispering Lake Drive, Shreveport, LA 71107  (Postponed June 9, 2014 until August 11, 2014)
 
PSG1300703
3640 Del Rio Street, Shreveport, LA (G/S. Jenkins)  Mr. Terry Williams, 900 Whispering Lake Drive, Shreveport, LA 71107  (Postponed June 9, 2014 until August 11, 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)
 
PSD1300040
600 W. 73rd Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Shyne) Mr. James McReynolds 135 Mahaffey Road, Princeton, LA 71067 (Postponed July 7, 2014 until October 13, 2014)
 
PSG1400174
Vacant lot north of 615 W. 70th Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Shyne) Ms. Lola Armstrong, 315 Camp Zion, Haughton, LA 71037 (Postponed until July 7, 2014 until October 13, 2014)
 
PSD1400022
2806 W. Maple Street, Shreveport, LA  (G/S. Jenkins) Mr. Gary Sweatt, P.O. Box 3212, Shreveport, LA (Postponed July 21, 2014 until September 22, 2014) 
 
PSD1300250
3413 Palm Road, Shreveport, LA  (F/Shyne) Mr. Herman Pickens, 3812 Scenic Drive, Shreveport, LA  71119 (F/Shyne) (Postponed June 9, 2014 until August 25, 2014)
 
PSG1400005
2745 Essex Street, Shreveport, LA (F/Shyne) Mr. Mohammed Dehmane, 5754 Ferrell Drive,
Shreveport, LA  71129 (G/S. Jenkins) (Postponed June 23, 2014 until August 25, 2014)
 
PSD1400061
1942 Nicholson, Shreveport, LA (B/Everson) Ms. Shaunda Gafford, 8200 Wild Briar Drive,
Apt 809, Shreveport, LA 71108 (E/Webb) (Postponed June 23, 2014 until September 22, 2014)
 
PSD1300319
3040 Skelly Street, Shreveport, LA (A/McCulloch) Mr. Thadious L. Hawkins, 650 Kingridge Place, Shreveport, LA 71108  (Postponed June 23, 2014 until August 25, 2014)
 
PSD1400043
118 Egan Street, Shreveport, LA (B/Everson) Ms. Bobbie Lee Moore, 3157 Woodlawn Ave, Shreveport, LA  71104 (C/O. Jenkins) (Postponed June 23, 2014 until August 25, 2014)
 
PSG1400204
201 E. Columbia St., Shreveport, LA (B/Everson) Mr. Robin Ryland, 720 Linden St., Shreveport, LA 71104 (B/Everson) (Postponed until July 7, 2014 until August 25, 2014)
 
PSD1400026
832 Drexel Street, Shreveport, LA (C/O. Jenkins) Mr. Lee Roy Surry, 138 Lilly Road, Benton, LA 71006.  (Postponed July 21, 2014 until September 22, 2014)
 
PSD1200217
6143 Rightway Blvd, Shreveport, LA  (F/Shyne)  Mr. Joseph Nelson, 1880 Shady Lane, Shreveport, LA  71118 (E/Webb)  (Postponed July 21, 2014 until August 25, 2014)
 
PSG1400268
7030 Union Avenue, Shreveport, LA  (F/Shyne) Ms. Brenda C. Young, 4000 Curtis Lane, Shreveport, LA  71109 (A/McCulloch) NEW
 
PSD1400094
2219 Hawkins Street, Shreveport, LA  (A/McCulloch) Ms. Gwenda Theus, 2225 Hawkins, Shreveport, LA  (71107 (A/McCulloch) NEW
B.
Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals
 
ALCOHOL PERMIT
Gigi’s Martini Room, 420 Commerce Street, Shreveport, LA  (B/Everson) c/o Mr. Danny Burkins, 420 Commerce Street, Shreveport, LA  (B/Everson)
C.
Metropolitan Planning Commission Appeals and Zoning Board of Appeals
D.
Other Appeals
 
Taxi Appeals:
 
Louis Reliford
2906 Glenwick Street, Shreveport, LA  - Denial of Vehicle for Hire license (F/Shyne)
Documents: Reliford - Taxi.pdf
 
SOB Appeals: None
12.
Reports from officers, boards, and committees
13.
Clerk's Report
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