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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Published:  03/22/2019               12:04 pm                   Notice Published: 03/22/2019 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 25, 2019  at 3:00 PM and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, March  26, 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 25, 2019
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA 
March 26, 2019
1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting

                                  March 11, 2019  March 12, 2019
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:

Fields Operations Supt. (Postponed on March 12, 2019) Herman Hill III
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


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 No. 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 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.
 

Res 36

Amending portions of Section 1 of the Shreveport, Louisiana, City Council Rules of Procedure, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson)
 

Res 37

To request the Louisiana Legislature to legalize the cultivation of hemp, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Bradford)
Documents:
  1. Hemp.pdf
 

Res 38

Authorizing the Mayor to waive the fee to operate Human Powered Inflatables at the Annual Cross Lake Floatilla event and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (A/Bradford)
 

Res 40

To recognize and congratulate Angie White for being named Act Workforce Champion for the State of Louisiana and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Fuller)
Documents:
  1. Angie White.pdf
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to April 9, 2019)

 

Res 39

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between the City of Shreveport and Planet Aqua Group Foundation, relative to affixing permanent storm drain markers on designated storm drains during an Ocean Day event in downtown Shreveport, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to April 9, 2019)

 

ORD 27

To repeal and replace Article VII Purchases, in Chapter 26 Finance, of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances, relative to purchases, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson)
 

Ord 28

To revise Chapter 105 “Wireless Telecommunications Facilities” of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances, relative to small wireless facilities, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 29

Amending the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, 2019 Capital Improvements Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 30

ZONING: CASE NO. C-11-19: An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on both sides of Corporate Drive, Northwest Corner of Barton Drive and Catahoula Road, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from I-2, Heavy Industrial District to I-1, Light Industrial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Bradford)





 

Ord 31

ZONING: CASE NO. C-17-19: 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 East Kings Highway, approximately one hundred and fifty feet south of Captain H.M. Shreve Boulevard, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from R-1-7, Single-Family Residential District to C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Boucher)
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) (Postponed March 12, 2019 until March 26, 2019) Amendment No. 1
 

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  (Postponed March 12, 2019 until March 26, 2019) 
 

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) (Postponed March 12, 2019 until March 26, 2019) 
 

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)(Postponed March 12, 2019 until March 26, 2019)  Amendment No. 1

 

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.
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 March 11, 2019 until March 25, 2019)

 

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 20, 2019 (via email) and are subject for confirmation at the April 9, 2019 Council Meeting:
Shreveport Airport Authority Dr. Benjamin Foster
Mr. Kenneth Morrow
Atty. Lori Graham
Downtown Development Authority Ms. Candice Battiste
Mr. Lloyd Brown
Assistant Director of Property Standards Mr. Mortimer Harris


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