City Council Meeting Agenda – June 4, 2013

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 4, 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 amend Chapter 22 of the Code of Ordinances relative to park operating hours and to provide for related  matters. (Jason Hood)

2. 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)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 4, 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: Attachment#1  Attachment#2

c. New Businesses:

VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: 

Minutes of May 21st, 2013

VII. RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution for Police Department to purchase Synergy Consoles from Watson Furniture Group through Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, for new Police bldg.  Bid #12F1101.  Cost $44,333.80. (Ernest Peters)

2. A resolution to purchase, ratify and award bids received on an “Onsite Hypochlorite Generator System” for the sewer treatment facility; project RFP #13-31.  Bid closed 5/29/13, bid awarded to Process Solutions, Inc. $304,000.00 purchase price; option to lease $313,046.75. (Chuck Spangler/Garry Knight)

3. A resolution accepting the reappointment of Eartha Cross to the Hammond Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board for a term expiring July 29, 2016.  Ms. Cross has been nominated by John Crain, President of Southeastern Louisiana University.  (Mayor Foster)

4. A resolution accepting the reappointment of John Pearson to the Hammond Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board for a term expiring July 29, 2016.  Mr. Pearson has been nominated by John Crain, President of Southeastern Louisiana University.  (Mayor Foster)

5. A resolution accepting the reappointment of Dr. George Anthon to the Hammond Housing Authority for a term expiring May 31, 2018. (Mayor Foster)

6. A resolution accepting the appointment of Eva Felder to the Hammond Housing Authority for a term expiring May 31, 2016 (fills the unexpired term of John Davis).  (Mayor Foster)

7. A resolution confirming the reappointment of Jimmy Meyer to the Planning and Zoning Board and the Board of Adjustment for a term to expire June 30, 2015. (Mayor Foster)

8. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into Contract with the Hammond Daily Star on behalf of the City of Hammond and to set as the official journal for the  fiscal year July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. (Ernest Peters)

9. A resolution to reject the bids opened on May 23, 2013, to construct the Airport Traffic Control Tower because the City of Hammond does not have funds sufficient for the construction of the proposed work, and no bids were submitted within the established threshold of the preconstruction estimates, which was between $1 million and $1.3 million, as stated in the bid specifications. (Jason Ball)

10. A resolution to purchase 2ea Ford F-250 pickups from Hixson Autoplex.  State Contract # 439388, line # 116. $23,318.00 each, total $46,636.00 for the Street Department. (Ernest Peters)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

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

2. Final adoption 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)

XI. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance for donation of Surplus Vehicle to be given to the Marshal’s Office for serving of Truancy Paper for the Tangipahoa Parish School System.  (1) 2003 Dodge Durango, Vin# 1D4HR38N43F550266A – Unit # 559. (Ernest Peters)

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 3rd   day of  June ,  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.