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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Published:  04/18/2019               12:25 pm                   Notice Published: 04/18/2019 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 22, 2019  at 3:00 PM and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, April 23, 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 22, 2019
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA 
April 23, 2019
1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes Administrative Conference, City Council Meeting and Special Meeting Minutes

                                                April 8, 2019       April 9, 2019     April 15, 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:

(1)  RESOLUTION NO. 56 OF 2019:  A Resolution to Finding and determining that a public hearing has been held and that no petition has been filed objecting to the proposed issuance by the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana, of its water and sewer revenue bonds, in an amount not to exceed TWENTY MILLION DOLLARS ($20,000,000); authorizing the officials of said City to proceed with the preparation of the documents required for the issuance of such bonds; and providing for other matters in connection therewith.

(2)  ORDINANCE NO. 46 OF 2019:  ANNEXATION:  Tag No. 18-04:   An Ordinance 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) Exhibit A  Exhibit B
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 any matter of public concern regardless of whether the item is on the agenda.)

C.

Confirmation and Appointments:

Shreveport Airport Authority Dr. Benjamin Foster (postponed on Apr 9, 2019)
Mr. Kenneth Morrow (postponed on Apr 9, 2019)
Human Relations Commission Felice Williams  (3 year term)
Marvkevea Campbell (3 year term)
Lonnie McCray (reappointment -3 year term)
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 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) (Postponed on April 9, 2019)
 

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) (Postponed on April 9, 2019)
 

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)  (Postponed on April 9 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
 

Res 54

A resolution of the City of Shreveport urging the Louisiana State Legislature to repeal state overreach into local control of worker protection policies, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Fuller)
Documents:
  1. House Bill 422.pdf
 

Res. 55

A resolution to support the LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport Medical Education and Wellness Building Project and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Green)
Documents:
  1. LSU Health.pdf
 

Res 56

Finding and determining that a public hearing has been held and that no petition has been filed objecting to the proposed issuance by the City of Shreveport, State of Louisiana, of its water and sewer revenue bonds, in an amount not to exceed TWENTY MILLION DOLLARS ($20,000,000); authorizing the officials of said City to proceed with the preparation of the documents required for the issuance of such bonds; and providing for other matters in connection therewith.
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to May 14, 2019)

 

Res 57

Authorizing the Mayor to accept a monetary donation of $75,000 from Judah and Astrid Hertz to the City of Shreveport, LA, to be utilized by the Shreveport Public Assembly and Recreation Department for Project Swim, and otherwise provide with respect thereto.
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to May 14, 2019)

 

Ord 50

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

Ord 51

An ordinance amending the 2019 General Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized herein and otherwise providing with respect thereto.
 

Ord 52

Amending the 2019 General Fund Budget appropriating funds authorized herein and otherwise providing respect thereto.
 

Ord 53

To amend and reenact certain sections of Chapter 94 of the Code of Ordinances, City of Shreveport, Louisiana, relative to utilities and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 54

ZONING Case No:  C-24-19: An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the southwest corner of East Seventieth Street and East Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from R-1-7, Single Family Residential District to C-3, General Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (D/Boucher)
Documents:
  1. C-24-19 paclet.pdf
 

Ord 55

ZONING Case No:  C-25-19: An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on 1925 Cross Lake Boulevard, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from C-1 Neighborhood Commercial District to R-1-7, Single-Family Residential District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (G/Bowman)
Documents:
  1. C-25-19 packet.pdf
 

Ord 56

ZONING Case No:  C-27-19: An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the west side of Linwood Avenue, between Bolinger Street and Wilkinson Street, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from I-2, Heavy Industrial District and C-3, General Commercial District to C-4, Heavy Commercial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (B/Fuller)
Documents:
  1. C-27-19 Packet.pdf
 

Ord 57

ZONING Case No.:  C-30-19: An Ordinance to amend the official zoning map of the City of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the southeast corner of West Bert Kouns Industrial Loop and Westport, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from C-3, General Commercial District to I-1, Light Industrial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (G/Bowman)
Documents:
  1. C-30-19 packet.pdf
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 (Postponed on 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)  Amendment No. 1     Amendment No. 2     Amendment No. 3  (Postponed on April 9, 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.  Amendment No. 1
 

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  (Amendment No. 1)
 

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.  Amendment No. 1
 

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)
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 April 8, 2019 until July 8, 2019)

B.

Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance Appeals:

None.
C.

Metropolitan Planning Commission and ZBA 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 17, 2019 and are subject for confirmation at the May 14, 2019 Council Meeting:
Assistant to the Superintendent of Streets and Drainage Edward Savannah
Assistant Director of the Recreation/Athletic Division in SPAR Pershing Mero


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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Jerry Bowman, Jr., Chairman 

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Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council