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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Published:  03/8/2019               12:30 pm                   Notice Published: 03/8/2019 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, March 11, 2019  at 3:00 PM and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, March  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
March 11, 2019
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA 
March 12, 2019
1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes: Administrative Conference, City Council Meeting and Amendment to Proceedings

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)
Budget to Actual Financial Report (Res 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 matters which are on the agenda)

C.

Confirmation and Appointments:

Chief Administrative Officer Sherricka Jones  
SPAR’s Division Manager of Administration.    Cheredith Rhone   
Fields Operations Superintendent Herman Hill III  

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 24

To launch a City Council investigation as authorized by Section 4.29 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Charter, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Bradford)
 

Res 25

Authorizing the execution of a cooperative endeavor agreement with KTBS, LLC. and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 26

Authorizing the execution of a cooperative endeavor agreement with Pinpoint Events, LLC and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 27

Authorizing the execution of a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Shreveport Bossier Sports Commission, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 28

Authorizing Bruckner Truck Sales, Inc. at Greenwood Road and Rice Road to make a connection to the City of Shreveport’s water system, and to authorize the Mayor to execute a contract between the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, the Town of Greenwood, Louisiana, and Bruckner Truck Sales, Inc. in accordance with Section 94-7 of Article I, Chapter 94 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 29

Amending portions of Section 2 of the Shreveport, Louisiana, City Council Rules of Procedure, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 30

To urge the Mayor to meet with Play Ball Shreveport for the purpose of entering into an agreement to renovate and operate Fairgrounds Field, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Boucher)
 

Res 31

To request the Mayor to authorize the Human Resources (HR) Director to open an Administrative Inquiry into complaints made by employees of the Shreveport Fire Department, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  (A/Bradford)
B.

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

 

Res 32

Declaring the intention of the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana, to proceed with the issuance of not to exceed ONE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS ($100,000,000) water and sewer revenue bonds, in one or more series; making application to the State Bond Commission for approval; and providing for other matters in connection therewith. 
 

Res 33

Employing professionals with respect to the issuance by the City of Shreveport of not exceeding ONE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS ($100,000,000) of water and sewer revenue bonds, in one or more series, for the purpose of paying the cost of making additions, extensions and improvements to the combined drinking water and wastewater collection, treatment and disposal system of the City; and providing for other matters in connection therewith.
 

Res 34

Declaring the intention of the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana, to issue taxable water and sewer revenue bonds in one or more series, in an amount not to exceed TWENTY MILLION DOLLARS ($20,000,000) for the purpose of paying a portion of the cost of constructing and acquiring additions, extensions and improvements to the combined drinking water and wastewater collection, treatment and disposal system of said City; and providing for other matters in connection therewith.
 

Res 35

Employing professionals with respect to the issuance by the City of Shreveport of not exceeding TWENTY MILLION DOLLARS ($20,000,000) of taxable water and sewer revenue bonds, in one or more series,  for the purpose of paying the cost of making additions, extensions and improvements to the combined drinking water and wastewater collection, treatment and disposal system of the City; and providing for other matters in connection therewith.
C.

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

 

Ord 26

To revise Article IV, Division 3A of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances, relative to the duties and responsibilities of the Deputy Chief of Police, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
D.

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

 

Ord 79

Notifying Union Pacific, and other interested parties, that the City Engineer and Director of Public Works through the Office of the Mayor are authorized to begin the process to re-open vehicular access to Lake Street from Commerce Street to Sci-port Discovery Center, including re-opening vehicular access to cross-over the Lake Street railroad grade crossing, as specified herein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Everson) (Postponed February 12, 2019 until March 26, 2019
 

Ord 17

Amending portions of Chapter 26, Article V, Division 10 of the Code of Ordinances, City of Shreveport, Louisiana, relative to the creation and establishment of a Solid Waste Enterprise Fund and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (C/Nickelson)
 

Ord 19

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

Ord 20

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

Ord 21

Amending the 2019 Budget for the Grants Special Revenue Fund, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto  (Fire Grant)
 

Ord 22

Amending the 2019 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto (Fire Grant)
 

Ord 23

To amend and reenact portions of Chapters 26, 74 and 94 of the Code of Ordinances, City of Shreveport, Louisiana, relative to the Solid Waste Collection Fee and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Green)

 

Ord 24

ZONING CASE NO. C-9-19:   An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the East side of Marshall Street between 4th Street and Franklin Street, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from I-MU, Industrial Mixed Use District to I-2, Heavy Industrial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.

Documents:
  1. CASE NO. C-9-19.pdf
 

Ord 25

ZONING: CASE NO. C-10-19: An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the South West corner of Jewella Avenue and Murvon Street, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from I-2, Heavy Industrial District to C-4, Heavy Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(F/Green).

10.

Tabled Legislation

A.

Ordinances/Resolutions:

11.

Appeals

A.

Property Standards Appeals

 

PSD1600093

4095 Fern Drive, Shreveport, LA (C/Nickelson) Ms. Marilyn Macari Coleman, 6122 Lynbrook Drive, Houston, Tx 77057 - (Postponed February 25, 2019 until March 11, 2019)

Documents:
  1. 4095 Fern Drive.pdf
 

PSD1800146

5231 Broadway Ave, Shreveport, LA (F/Green) Ms. Juanita Johnson, 1924 Jamison, Shreveport, LA (A/Bradford) (Postponed February 11, 2019 until April 8, 2019)

B.

Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals:

None.
C.

Metropolitan Planning Commission Appeals:

D.

Other Appeals

 

SOB Appeals: None.

 

Taxi Appeals: None.

12.

Reports from officers, boards, and committees

13.

Clerk's Report:

The following confirmation and appointment letters were received from the Mayor on March 6, 2019 and are subject for confirmation at the March 26, 2019 Council Meeting:

Assistant to the Director of Water and Sewerage Don Hobdy
Architectural & Engineering Selection Committee Rachel Lawler
Charles Henderson

Workforce Development Board Keonia Thomas-Walker Sandy Cimino

Kimberly Pool Katrina Early
Susan Evans Robyn Fawley
Patrick Harrison Debbie McCall
14.

Additional Communications:

A.

Additional Communications from the Mayor

B.

Additional Communications from Council Members

15.

Public Comments (In accordance with Sec 1.11 of the Rules of Procedure) (Public Comments on matters which are not on the agenda, at the Regular meeting only)


16.

Adjournment

 
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Jerry Bowman, Jr., Chairman 

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Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council