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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Published:  07/19/2019               12:00 pm                   Notice Published: 07/19/2019 
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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 July 22,  2019  at 3:00 PM and its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, July 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
July 22, 2019
AND
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA 
July 23, 2019
1.

Call to order

2.

Invocation

3.

Roll call

4.

Approval of Minutes Administrative Conference and City Council Meeting

                                                                              July 8, 2019          July 9, 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 any matter of public concern regardless of whether the item is on the agenda.)

C.

Confirmation and Appointments: None.

 

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 86

Proposing a Code text amendment to the Shreveport Unified Development Code for consideration by the Metropolitan Planning Commission, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Fuller)
 

Res 90

Authorizing the execution of a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between Caddo Parish 9-1-1 Communications District Number One and the City of Shreveport and otherwise providing respect thereto
 

Res 91

Declaring a public emergency in connection with the emergency repair of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Water Booster Station located at 68th Street and Union Avenue and ratifying the expenditure of approximately $250,080.03 of Water and Sewerage Revenue Bond funds, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Res 92

To declare a State of Public Emergency in District F; to increase police presence and effectiveness in District F; to authorize and request the Chief of Police to devise a plan with the City Marshal and the Sheriff, Federal authorities and the State Police to eliminate rampant crime in District F, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (F/Green)
 

Res 93

Amending the Shreveport City Council Rules of Procedure concerning award ceremonies, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Fuller)
 

Res 94

Authorizing the mayor to dedicate the 2400 block of Murphy Street at Portland Avenue in honor of Mrs. Melanie Jones Thibodeaux, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (A/Bradford)
B.

Introduction of Resolutions (Not to be adopted prior to August 13, 2019)

 

Res 95

Authorizing the use of certain city-owned equipment by the Junior League of Shreveport Bossier and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Res 96

Authorizing the execution of a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with Providence House, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
C.

Introduction of Ordinances (Not to be adopted prior to August 13, 2019)

 

Ord 87

Amending the 2019 Capital Improvements budget and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (Airport)
 

Ord 88

 Amending the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto (SporTran)
 

Ord 89

Amending the 2019 budget funding contractual services provided to Sportran by Metro Management Associates, Inc. and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Ord 90

Amending the 2019 Downtown Entertainment District Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein, and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Ord 91

Amending Chapter 74, Article III, Section 74-53 of the Code of Ordinances regarding collection-for-hire annual permit fees, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson)
 

Ord 92

Amending Chapter 1 General Provisions of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to misdemeanor offenses and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (C/Nickelson)
 

Ord 93

Authorizing the mayor to execute a lease of city-owned property located at 880 Texas Avenue, Shreveport, La, 71101, in Caddo Parish to Caddo Management and to otherwise provide with respect thereto
 

Ord 94

Amending Section 26-274 Execution of contracts associated with purchases of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (B/Fuller)
 

Ord 95

Amending Section 2-2 City Vehicles of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson)
 

Ord 96

Zoning Case No. 19-328-C: 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 Shreveport Blanchard Highway, at the intersection of North Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from R-A, Rural Agriculture District to I-2, Heavy Industrial District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (A/Bradford)
Documents:
  1. 19-328-C CC.pdf
 

Ord 97

Zoning Case No. 19-337-C: An ordinance to rescind ordinance 129 of 2017 and to amend the official zoning map of the City of Shreveport Unified Development Code, by rezoning property located on the southeast side of Fourth Street, approximately five hundred and eighty feet east of Marshall 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 (B/Fuller)
Documents:
  1. 19-337-C.pdf
 

Ord 98

Zoning Case No. 19-343-C:  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 Municipal Pier Road, approximately one thousand, one hundred and fifty feet east of Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA., from C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District and R-1-7, Single-Family Residential to OS, Open Space District, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto. (A/Bradford) 


Documents:
  1. 19-343-C. CC.pdf
D.

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

 

Ord 78

Adding Section 26-220 Affidavit attesting that City contract was not secured through employment or payment of solicitor to Chapter 26 Finance, Article VI Contracts, Division 1 Generally of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances relative to requirement of an affidavit for City contracts and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (C/Nickelson) Amendment No. 1
 

Ord 80

Amending Section 10-84 of Chapter 10 of the Code of Ordinances relative to Physical Separation of Sales of High Alcohol Content Liquor for Consumption off the Premises, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto Amendment No. 1 (D/Boucher)

 

Ord 81

Amending various articles and sections in the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Unified Development Code and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
 

Ord 83

Amending the 2019 Streets Special Revenue Fund Budget, appropriating the funds authorized therein and otherwise providing with respect thereto
 

Ord 84

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

Ord 85

Placing a moratorium on the issuance of any occupational licenses and certificates of occupancy for pay day agencies and title loan agencies, other than renewals, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto.
(as amended) (E/Flurry)


 

Ord 86

An ordinance amending the 2019 capital improvements budget and otherwise providing with respect thereto
10.

Tabled Legislation

A.

Ordinances/Resolutions:

 

(1) Ordinance No. 26 of 2019:

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 (Tabled on April 23, 2019)
 

(2) Ordinance No. 67 of 2019

To revise Chapter 2, Article VIII, Division 2, Section 2-421 of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, Code of Ordinances, relative to on-site certification visits for Fair Share program participants, and to otherwise provide with respect thereto (Tabled on June 11, 2019)
11.

Appeals

A.

Property Standards Appeals

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:

1)  The following confirmation and appointment letters were received from the Mayor on July 16, 2019, and are subject for confirmation at the August 13, 2019 Council Meeting. 
Athletics Division Manager Douglas Curry, Jr.


2)  The following Appeals were received from the Metropolitan Planning Commission office on July 16, 2019.  The hearings are set for August 13, 2019. 

(a)  Case No. 19-304-SC – Appeal by Larkin Development at Railsback, LLC et al from the decision of the MPC to deny the Application for Preliminary and Final Plat (Major) for Explanade, Unit 6A, Lake District 
(b) Case No. 19-305-SC – Appeal by Larkin Development at Railsback, LLC et al from the decision of the MPC to deny the Application for Preliminary and Final Plat (Major) for Explanade, Unit 6B, Lake District  
14.

Additional Communications:

A.

Additional Communications from the Mayor

B.

Additional Communications from Council Members

15.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: July 22, 2019

United States of America & the State of Louisiana 
vs 
City of Shreveport Consent Decree
Case No:  5:13-cv-3065; 
United States District Court
Western District, Louisiana 




16.

Adjournment

 
_________________________________
Jerry Bowman, Jr., Chairman 

_________________________________
Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council