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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING 
Notice Posted: 6/4/2021      4:30 PM   
               
Public Notice: Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Shreveport shall hold its Administrative Conference and Regular Meeting on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 3:00 P.M. The combined meeting will be held in the Government Chamber at Government Plaza (505 Travis Street).
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ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
June 8 2021
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

 

RES 81

 To suspend certain provisions of Chapter 10 of City of Shreveport, Louisiana Code of Ordinances and any applicable provisions of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana Unified Development Code relative to the sale, dispensing and consumption of alcoholic beverages for the Let the Good Times Roll Festival and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 
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

Metropolitan Planning Commission  - Harold Sater 
Caddo-Bossier Port Commission - Roy Griggs
Deputy Chief of Litigation - Danielle Brown
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 39

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 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. (A/Taylor, G/Bowman)
 

RES 69

Authorizing the Mayor of the City of Shreveport to sign a consent of the assignment by GEP Haynesville, LLC of an oil and gas lease to Pine Wave Energy Partners Operating, LLC, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

RES 74

Authorizing the submission of the 2021 Annual Action Plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. 
 

RES 75

Authorizing the Mayor to dedicate the 2100 block of Utah Street in honor of Audrey D. Miller, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Taylor)
 

RES 76

Authorizing the Mayor to dedicate the 3000 block of Stafford Street in honor of Viola Gant, and otherwise providing with respect thereto. (A/Taylor)
Documents:
  1. Viola Gant.pdf
 

RES 77

Commemorating the 80th birthday of Ginger Folmer for her contribution to the arts and otherwise providing with respect thereto (B/Fuller)
Documents:
  1. Ginger Folmer.pdf
 

RES 78

To express appreciation to the Director of KOKA, Charles Edward Johnson for his many years of service in the City of Shreveport, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Green)
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to June 22, 2021)

 

RES 79

Authorizing the use of certain city-owned equipment by ALH modeling, LLC, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

RES 80

Authorizing the City of Shreveport, Louisiana Purchasing Agent to reject all bids received for 2021 or 2022 TA60 Bucket Truck IFB Bid #21-029 and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to June 22, 2021)

 

ORD 82

Declaring the city’s interest in certain vacant land as surplus, and our intention to donate certain vacant land acquired by Community Development, to Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana, Inc.; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto  (Not to be adopted prior to July 13, 2021)
 

ORD 83

Declaring the City's interest in certain house and land as surplus, and our intention to donate certain house and land acquired by Community Development to the Grace Project, Inc; and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (Not to be adopted prior to July 13, 2021)
 

ORD 84

To amend certain portions of Chapter 90 of the City of Shreveport Code of Ordinances to prohibit the operation of  rental or commercial electric low speed scooters and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

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)
D.

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

 

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
 

ORD 74

To revise Chapter 78 Article IV “Streets, Sidewalks and Other Public Places – Construction, Excavations” of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances, relative to construction, excavations, and bores in the city public right-of-way, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 61A

To  repeal Ordinance No. 61 of 2021 and to readopt  an ordinance levying and authorizing the collection of a tax of 8.8180 mills per dollar on all property subject to ad valorem taxation within the City of Shreveport, Louisiana for the year 2021, for the purpose of paying principal and interest on the outstanding obligation bonds of the City of Shreveport, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  
 

ORD 62A

To repeal Ordinance No. 62 of 2021 and to readopt an ordinance levying and authorizing the collection of various taxes totaling 17.770 mills per dollar on all property subject to ad valorem taxation within the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, for the year 2021, in the amounts and for the purposes described herein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  
 

ORD 75

Amending the 2021 General Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
Documents:
  1. SPD_SFD ROOF GF.pdf
 

ORD 76

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

ORD 77

Amending the 2021 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 78

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Lease Agreement with Healing Pharma, USA, LLC to use a space located at 7401 Jewella Avenue and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

ORD 79

Amending Section 39-1 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Shreveport relative to human relations and otherwise providing with respect thereto (B/Fuller)
Documents:
  1. ORD Crown.pdf
 

ORD 80

Zoning Case No. 21-35-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 Buncombe Road, approximately one hundred fifty feet northeast of Bert Kouns Industrial Loop Expressway, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, from C-2, Corridor Commercial District to R-3, Multi-Family Residential District and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (G/Bowman)
 

ORD 81

Zoning Case No. 21-37-C: An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City Of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the northeast corner of Norris Ferry Road and Southern Loop, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, from R-E, Residential Estate District to C-2 (PUD), Corridor Commercial Planned Unit Development District and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (D/Boucher)
10.

Tabled Legislation

A.

Ordinances/Resolutions:

 

Ord 104

Amending Chapter 78, Article II, Division 3 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to poles and wires and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson) (Tabled on October 27, 2020)

 

RES 47

To terminate the Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between the City of Shreveport and the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Fuller) (Tabled April 27, 2021)
 

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)
11.

Appeals

A.

Property Standards Appeals: NONE

B.

Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals

ALCOHOL PERMIT APPEAL - CIRCLE K – JEWELLA INVESTMENTS
Denial of application of Emam Hajali for alcohol permit for Circle K – Jewella Investments, 6976 Jewella Ave, Shreveport, LA (F/Green) (Postponed May 25, 2021)

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

14.

Additional Communications


A.

Additional Communications from the Mayor


B.

Additional Communications from Council Members


15.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: NONE


16.

Adjournment

 
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James Flurry, Chairman 

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Danielle A. Farr-Ewing, Clerk of Council