City Council Meeting Agenda – May 21, 2013

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
May 21, 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:

 

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
May 21, 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 May 7th, 2013

VII. RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to extend Contract 2012-13, Richardson’s Tree Service, to furnish materials & equipment & perform the labor necessary to remove trees, haul all debris and grind stumps, in the amount of $40,000 annually, through June 30, 2014. (Earnest Peters)

2. A resolution to extend Contract 2013-12, Wright’s TLC, Janitorial Service for City of Hammond’s buildings, in the amount of $141,565.92 annually, through June 30, 2014. (Earnest Peters)`

3. A resolution for City of Hammond to enter into Contract with Pon Food Corporation, to furnish Frozen Dinners and Food Stuffs for the Jail in the approximate annual amount of $39,072.02, through June 30, 2014. (Earnest Peters)

4. A resolution for City of Hammond to enter into Contract with Peregrine Corporation for Utility Billing Services in the approximate annual amount of $43,421.40, through June 30, 2014. (Earnest Peters)

5. A resolution for the City of Hammond to purchase a Kubota Excavator from Star Equipment, Corp.  Contract #408463, amount #$34,373.69. (Earnest Peters)

6. A resolution to ratify and award bids received Friday, March 17, 2013, for “North Oak Street Improvements” [project #420-11309].  (Kiley Bates)

7. A resolution in consideration of the reappointment of Dr. Sam McClugage to the Planning and Zoning Board and the Board of Adjustments. (Mayor Foster)

8. A resolution confirming the reappointment of William Travis to the Planning and Zoning Board and the Board of Adjustment. (Mayor Foster)

9. A resolution confirming the reappointment of Stanley Young to the Planning and Zoning Board and the Board of Adjustment. (Mayor Foster)

X.  FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

XI.    INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to amend Chapter 22 of the Code of Ordinances relative to park operating hours and to provide for relative matters. (Jason Hood)

2. Introduction of an Ordinance to authorize a waiver of ordinance No. 2000-2692 C.S. for the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 for employees as follow: Employees with service from 1-20 years a 2% Salary increase. Employees working from 21-30 years a 1% salary increase. Employees working over 30 years and employees earning more than $75,000 1% Increase. (Mayor Foster)

3.  Introduction of an Ordinance to adopt the City of Hammond budget for the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 in accordance with the procedures set with in Section 5-03 of the City of Hammond Charter. (Mayor Foster)

4. Introduction of an Ordinance authorizing the Mayor or the Director of Administration to accept the donation of a certain parcel of land located at 901 E. Park Ave., Hammond, LA, and to sign all documents pertinent thereto under the terms and conditions of the Act of Donation and addendum thereto.  (Mayor Foster)

XII.     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 20h  day of  May ,  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.