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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Published:  04/05/2019               12:30 pm                   Notice Published: 04/05/2019 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, April 8, 2019  at 3:00 PM and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, April 9, 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
April 8, 2019
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA 
April 9, 2019
1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting

                                  March 25, 2019  March 26, 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

 

Res 53

A Resolution whereby the Mayor is making a recommendation to the City Council for its approval regarding the amount and type of various insurance premiums and to authorize the Mayor to execute payment to the agent of record for the purpose of binding insurance and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
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:

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




8.

Consent Agenda Legislation

A.

To Introduce Routine Ordinances and Resolutions

 

Resolutions: None

 

Ordinances: None

B.

To Adopt Ordinances and Resolutions

 

Resolutions:


 

Res 41

Authorizing the Glenda Dennie Baxter at 9451 Linwood Avenue to make a connection to the City of  Shreveport's water and/or sewer system and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.(The property is located near Council District E and is contiguous to the City limits).
 

Ordinances: None.

9.

Regular Agenda Legislation

A.

Resolutions on Second Reading and Final Passage or Which will require Only One Reading

 

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 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.
 

Res 42

Proclaiming April 2019 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the City of Shreveport, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Boucher)
 

Res 43

Recognizing Marvin “Jabber Jaws” Williams and to dedicate Gloria Drive at Henry Street in honor of Marvin “Jabber Jaws” Williams for his commitment and contributions to Mooretown and the City of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (F/Green)
 

Res 44

A resolution in opposition of all proposed legislation that transfers the administration and collection of local sales & use taxes to the Louisiana Department of Revenue.
 

Res 45

Dedicating Mandelane Street at Roberts Street in honor of the Late Rev. Woodrow Kimble, Jr. for his commitment and contributions to Mooretown and the City of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Green)
 

Res 46

Recognizing Dr. Calvin Kimble and to dedicate Ellison Street at Hollywood Avenue in honor of Dr. Calvin Kimble for his commitment and contributions to Mooretown and the City of Shreveport and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Green)
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be Adopted Prior to April 23, 2019)

 

Res 47

Authorizing the Mayor and/or Shreveport Police Chief to execute a Memorandum of Agreement (“MOU”), between the City of Shreveport Police Department (“SPD”) and the Louisiana National Guard (“National Guard”), for the purpose of setting forth the policies and procedures concerning the management, use and support of National Guard equipment and its personnel assigned to conduct counterdrug support missions, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 48

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Permanent Utility Servitude Agreement between the City of Shreveport and Ascension Classical School, hereinafter called "Owner" and acting herein through John Montgomery, Board President, for the sanitary sewer main along Southern Loop and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.  (D/Boucher)
 

Res 49

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Acceptance of Act of Donation between the City of Shreveport and Ascension Classical School, hereinafter called "Owner" and acting herein through John Montgomery, Board President, for the sanitary sewer main and related facilities along Southern Loop to serve Ascension Classical School and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Boucher)
 

Res 50

Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Permanent Utility Servitude Agreement between the City of Shreveport and AB Glen Properties, LLC, hereinafter called "Owner" and acting herein through Robert Aiello, for the sanitary sewer main along Southern Loop and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Boucher)
 

Res 51

Authorizing the execution of a cooperative endeavor agreement with the Film Prize Foundation, Inc. and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 52

Authorizing the donation of surplus property, specifically motorized vehicles of the Shreveport Police Department, which are not needed for a public purpose, to a political subdivision, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be Adopted Prior to April 23, 2019)

 

ORD 32

Levying and authorizing the collection of a tax of Fifteen and Three One Hundredths (15.300) mills per dollar on all property subject to ad valorem taxation within the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, for the year 2019, for the purpose of paying principal and interest on the outstanding general obligation bonds of the City of Shreveport, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 33

Levying and authorizing the collection of various taxes totaling Seventeen and Sixty-five One Hundredths (17.650) mills per dollar on all property subject to ad valorem taxation within the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, for the year 2019, in the amounts and for the purposes described herein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 34

Levying and authorizing the collection of a tax of Eight and Sixty-Four One Hundredths (8.640) mills per dollar on all property subject to ad valorem taxation within the bounds of the Downtown Development District, of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, as defined by La. R.S. 33:2740.38, for the year 2019, in the amounts and for the purposes described herein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 35

A series ordinance pursuant to the General Bond Ordinance, authorizing the issuance of not exceeding $20,000,000 principal amount of taxable water and sewer revenue bonds of the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana, as provided in a notice of intent given by Resolution No. 23 of 2018 adopted on March 13, 2018; establishing certain details of such bonds as required by the General Bond Ordinance; approving and confirming the sale of such bonds to the Clean Water State Revolving Fund; pledging the net revenues of the City's combined water and sewer system to secure such bonds; prescribing the form, and certain terms and conditions of said bonds; and providing for other matters in connection therewith.
 

Ord 36

Revising Chapter 34 of the Code of Ordinances in regards to provisions for flood hazard reduction and otherwise providing with respect thereto. 
 

Ord 37

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

Ord 38

Amending the 2019 Community Development Special Revenue Fund Budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Ord 39

Amending the 2019 Budget for the General Fund and otherwise providing with respect thereto (City Courts)
 

Ord 40

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

Ord 41

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

Ord 42

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

Ord 43

Adopting the 2019 Solid Waste Enterprise Fund Budget, of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 44

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

Ord 45

Amending the 2019 riverfront development fund budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Ord 46

ANNEXATION:  Tag No. 18-04:   To enlarge the limits and boundaries of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, by annexing the golf ridge commercial subdivision development in Section 8 (T16N-R13W), Caddo Parish, Louisiana, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto  (D/Boucher)
 

Ord 47

A series ordinance pursuant to the General Bond Ordinance, authorizing the issuance of not to exceed ONE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS ($100,000,000) of (i)  Water and Sewer Revenue Bonds, Series 2019B, and (ii) Water and Sewer Revenue Bonds, Junior Lien Series 2019C, of the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana; establishing certain details of such bonds as required by the General Bond Ordinance; approving and confirming the sale of such bonds; pledging the net revenues of the system to secure such bonds; prescribing the form, certain terms and conditions of said bonds; and providing for other matters in connection therewith.
 

Ord 48

Authorizing the city to close and restrict vehicular access to Lake Street from Commerce Street to Sci-Port Center, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Fuller)
Documents:
  1. Lake Street.pdf
 

Ord 49

To revise Chapter 2, Article II titled “City Council” of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances, relative to the formal creation and codification of the Shreveport City Council Audit and Finance Committee and to reorganize sections and divisions within Article II, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (C/Nickelson)
D.

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

 

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.
 

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)
10.

Tabled Legislation

A.

Ordinances/Resolutions:

11.

Appeals

A.

Property Standards Appeals

 

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)

 

PSD1600093

4095 Fern Drive, Shreveport, LA (C/Nickelson) Ms. Marilyn Macari Coleman, 6122 Lynbrook Drive, Houston, Tx 77057 - (Postponed March 25, 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 April 8, 2019  and are subject for confirmation at the April 23, 2019 Council Meeting:
Human Relations Commission Felice Williams (3-year term)
Marvkevea Campbell (3-year term)
Lonnie McCray (reappointment (3-year term)
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.

EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

APRIL 8, 2019

Larkin Development at Railsback vs City of Shreveport
Docket No:  599,394; First Judicial District Court
Caddo Parish, Louisiana


Larkin Development North LLC vs City of Shreveport
Docket No:  599,393; First Judicial District Court
Caddo Parish, Louisiana


The Haven Property Owners Association Inc. and BW Partners, LLC 
d/b/a Briarwood Apartments et al vs City of Shreveport
Docket No:  610,530;  First Judicial District Court
Caddo Parish, Louisiana 


T. Scott Pernici, Michael Jones and Mark Defatta, et al vs City of Shreveport
Docket No:  599,698; First Judicial District Court
Caddo Parish, Louisiana 



APRIL 9, 2019


Larry Cunningham vs City of Shreveport et al
Docket No: 5:17-cv-01056;
United States District Court


Superior Bar & Grill Inc. vs City of Shreveport
Docket No:  609,975;
First Judicial District Court

17.

Adjournment

 
_________________________________
Jerry Bowman, Jr., Chairman 

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Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council