City Council Meeting Agenda – June 17, 2013

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 18, 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 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)

2. 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 a 1% Increase. (Mayor Foster)

3.  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)

 

 HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 18, 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 June 4th, 2013

VII. RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to purchase 2ea Ford-F250 pickups from Bill Hood for $24,017.00 each, which is within the 3 percent guideline as allowable under LA R.S. 39:1710, for a total of $48,034.00 for the Street Department. Attachment#1 Attachment#2

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution levying a Tax on all taxable property within the Corporate limits of the City of Hammond for the Year 2013.  (Jinnie Wilson)

Public Works:  2.00 mills

General Fund:  9.04 mills

Police + Fire:    10.00 mills

Total                   21.04 mills

2. A resolution to ratify and award bids received 10:00 am, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, for “Hammond Northshore Regional Airport – Phase I – Drainage Improvements (S.P. H.009376)” [project #420-11208]. Attachment#1 Attachment#2  (Chuck Spangler)

3. A resolution  authorizing the Mayor or the Director of Administration to enter into a contract with Immediacare effective July 1, 2013, for the purpose of providing health care to employees. (Henry Powell)

4. A resolution approving Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa, Inc. to sell beer and to receive a waiver of the City of Hammond’s Open Container Law for the 2nd Poker Run registration party being held September 27, 2013 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Hammond Harley Davidson located at 1530 SW Railroad Ave., Hammond, LA 70403. (Jenni O’Neil)

5. A resolution approving Hammond Regional Arts Center to receive a waiver of the City of Hammond’s Open Container Law for the annual Brews Art Fest beer tasting fundraiser to take place in the alley behind 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401. (Morrison Park) (Mike Kilgore)

6. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between The City of Hammond and the City Court of Hammond Marshal’s Office for the 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.

7. A resolution (1) approving the submission of an application to Delta Regional Authority for $50,000 to offer workforce development training; (2) agreeing to match the grant funds with $25,000 in-kind donation; and (3) authorizing the Mayor to sign all grant-related documents. (Lacy Landrum)

8. A resolution (1) approving the submission of an application for $28,757 in Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) funds to purchase law enforcement equipment for the Hammond Police Department; and (2) authorizing the Mayor to sign all grant-related documents. (Lacy Landrum)

9. A resolution to purchase EnerGov Software form Tyler Technologies.  Tyler is the sole developer/implementer of this software.  Cost $84,093.00 to include services; system software and maintenance. This is to be paid over a three (3) year period. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Ernest Peters)

10. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a cooperative endeavor agreement with entities throughout the parish to receive and maintain 38 automated external defibrillators as part of the Tangipahoa Public Access to Defibrillation program. (Lacy Landrum)

X.  FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final Adoption 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)

2. Final adoption 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 a 1% Increase. (Mayor Foster)

3.  Final adoption 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)

XI.    INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to approve an  Expanded Conditional Use request by Leander & Cierra Alexander (applicant) and JayJa LLC (owner) to allow placement of a mobile home meeting all code requirements on Lot 10 Blk 6 of Barbers Addition located at 602 Second Ave; Zoned R4. (ECU2013-5-1) (Josh Taylor)

2. Introduction of an Ordinance to approve a Rezoning request by Gary and Joann Sandifer to rezone Lot 19A of the French Quarter Subdivision from B2 to B1 located at 1112 General Jackson Drive (RZ2013-5-1) (Josh Taylor)

3. Introduction of an Ordinance to set official holidays for the City of Hammond for the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 for non-civil service employees. (Mayor Foster)

Independence Day                     Thursday                      July 4, 2013

Labor Day                                    Monday                         September 2, 2013

Veterans Day                               Monday                         November 11, 2013

Thanksgiving Day                       Thursday                      November 28, 2013

Day After Thanksgiving             Friday                            November 29, 2013

Christmas Eve                              Tuesday                        December 24, 2013

Christmas Day                             Wednesday                   December 25, 2013

New Year’s Eve                            Tuesday                         December 31, 2013

New Year’s Day                           Wednesday                    January 1, 2014

Martin Luther King, Jr.             Monday                          January 20, 2014

Good Friday                                 Friday                             April 18, 2014

Memorial Day                             Monday                          May 26, 2014

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 17th    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.