City Council Meeting Agenda – February 19, 2013

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
February 19, 2013
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:  Jason Hood, President

II. ROLL CALL: Johnny Blount (  ) Jason Hood (  ) Robert “Bobby “Martin (  ) Lemar Marshall (  )Mike Williams (  )

III.  PUBLIC HEARING:

1. An ordinance to approve the Final Subdivision for Westwood Village Phase 2, and dedication and acceptance of 45’ utility servitude on Pete Nicolosi Dr. and 60’on Tina Dr. for maintenance of city water improvements, and a 50’ servitude on Tammy Dr. for maintenance of water meters only and authorizing the Mayor to sign all predial servitude agreements for Tammy Drive all in accordance with survey by Robert G. Barrilleaux dated revised 6/9/2012 and 11/6/2012; Zoned RS. (Josh Taylor)

2. An ordinance to appropriate $350,000 from project No. 429-10843 (Club Deluxe Improvement) to the Police Department Purchase and Construction Account No. 429-10449. (Mayor Foster)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
February 19, 2013
6:00 PM or immediately following public hearing.

I.  CALL TO ORDER: Jason Hood, President

II.  ROLL CALL:  Johnny Blount (  ) Jason Hood (  ) Robert “Bobby” Martin (  ) Lemar Marshall (  ) Mike Williams (  )

III.  PRAYER:

IV. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: 

V.   REPORTS:

a. Council:

b. Mayor:

c. New Businesses:

VI.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES: 

Minutes of February 5th, 2013

VII.  RESOLUTIONS:

VIII.  OLD BUSINESS:

IX.  NEW BUSINESS:

1. Resolution to authorize Mayor Foster to accept the bid and enter into contract for the City of Hammond with Planet Recess/Play World for Playground equipment at Zemurray Park, $79,795.00. Properly bid – only responsive bidder.  Funded partially through grant match funds.  (Lacy Landrum)

2.  A resolution (1) approving the submission of an application for a $5,000,000 loan from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (with a 20-year term and a 0.95% annual percentage rate) to correct infiltration and inflow problems within the City’s sewer system; (2) designating the Mayor as the project’s Authorized Representative; and (3) authorizing the Mayor to sign the application documents and to submit additional information as requested.  (Mayson Foster, Lacy Landrum, Garry Knight)

3. A resolution to approve the Downtown Development District to hold the “Art in April with Champagne” event on Friday, April 19, 2013 from 6:00pm until10:00pm which will include the boundaries of the DDD.  Most activity will be between W. & E. Robert Streets, W. & E. Morris Streets, S. Spruce Street & Pine Street. From past experience, a concentration of visitors will be on W. & E. Thomas Streets. (Terry Lynn Smith)

4. A resolution to approve and waiver of the City of Hammond’s Open Container Ordinance within the boundaries set forth for this event from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2013. (Terry Lynn Smith)

IX.  FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption of an ordinance to approve the Final Subdivision for Westwood Village Phase 2, and dedication and acceptance of 45’ utility servitude on Pete Nicolosi Dr. and 60’on Tina Dr. for maintenance of city water improvements, and a 50’ servitude on Tammy Dr. for maintenance of water meters only and authorizing the Mayor to sign all predial servitude agreements for Tammy Drive all in accordance with survey by Robert G. Barrilleaux dated revised 6/9/2012 and 11/6/2012; Zoned RS. (Josh Taylor)

2. Final adoption of an ordinance to appropriate $350,000 from project No. 429-10843 (Club Deluxe Improvement) to the Police Department Purchase and Construction Account No. 429-10449. (Mayor Foster)

X.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to authorize the purchase of a certain parcel of property known as the Hancock Bank located at 120 S. Oak Street, Hammond, Louisiana and adjoining lots, for the price of $625,000 and to allow the Mayor or Director of Administration to sign necessary documents to effect proper transfer. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Mayor Foster)

2.  Introduction of an Ordinance to declare the following movable property as surplus and to be sold through Govdeals.com

1 – 1998 Crown Vic. Unit# 426 – VIN# 2FAFP71WZWX154324

2 – 2002 Dodge Durango Unit# 557 – VIN# 1D4HR38N23F550265

3 – 2005 Crown Vic. Unit# 589 – VIN# 2FAFP71W05X126066

4 – 2003 Crown Vic. Unit# 550 – VIN# 2FAF71W43X171525

5 – 2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Unit# 542 – VIN# 3B7KC23Z82M287450

6 – 1999 Ford F-150 Unit# 441 – VIN# 2FTZF1728XCA34709

7 – 1983 John Deere 450-D Dozer Unit# 165 VIN# T0450DC702032

XI.  ADJOURN.

I, WHITNEY COOPER CLERK OF THE HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL, DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE AND FOREGOING WAS POSTED AT THE COUNCIL’S OFFICE AT 312 EAST CHARLES STREET, HAMMOND, LOUISIANA IN ACCORDANCE WITH LA R.S. 42:4.7, ON THE 18th  day of  February  ,  2013.

 

Rules for Public Participation
In the interest of fairness and time, the following guidelines are established, relative to public participation and discussion of any agenda item.

1.  All persons desiring to speak on a specific agenda item will request the attention of the presiding officer at the time the item is being considered.

2.  After recognitions the participant is requested to give his/her name and address and duly noted in the minutes.

3.  All questions and comments are to be address to the presiding officer only.

4.  There shall be no indulging in personalities and the participant must adhere to the item at hand, and the rules of decorum of the council.

5.  When a council member, citizen, elected or appointed public official refuses to adhere to these procedural policies, and the behavior interferes    with or disrupts the normal order of business, the presiding officer may eject or request the removal of the disruptive or obstructive party or parties.

The presiding officer shall prior to the discussion of a particular item, allow time for the discussion of that item.  The Council Clerk shall be the official timekeeper of the Council, and shall interrupt discussion to advise the Council that time has expired.  Discussion shall cease and the matter shall then be voted upon forthwith.  When called upon for a vote, each council member present shall respond.