City Council Meeting Agenda – September 3, 2013

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
September 3, 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 the City Code of Ordinances, Chapter 5, Article 1, Section 5.2 to provide exceptions to Sunday openings for retail establishments selling alcohol. (Dawn Johnson)

2. An Ordinance for Council to declare police confiscated bikes as surplus, to be donated to Churches and other non-profit organizations. (Ernest Peters)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
September 3, 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 August 20, 2013

VII. RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing the 2013 Holy Ghost Parish Fair to be held on October 25, 26 and 27 of 2013. Boundaries set for the fair are: Magnolia Street from W. Colorado to the railroad track and NW Railroad Avenue from W. Colorado to the railroad track. (Jennifer O’Neil)

2. A resolution authorizing the Holy Ghost Parish Fair Committee to sell alcohol on Friday, October 25 from 5pm – 10pm, Saturday, October 26 from 8am – 10pm and Sunday, October 27 from 10am – 7pm. (Jennifer  O’Neil)

3. A resolution authorizing the Holy Ghost Parish Fair Committee to receive a waiver of the open container law on Friday, October 25 from 5pm – 10pm, Saturday, October 26 from 8am – 10pm and Sunday, October 27 from 10am – 7pm. (Jennifer O’Neil)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1.  Final adoption an Ordinance to amend the City Code of Ordinances, Chapter 5, Article 1, Section 5.2 to provide exceptions to Sunday openings for retail establishments selling alcohol. (Dawn Johnson)

2. Final adoption an Ordinance for Council to declare police confiscated bikes as surplus, to be donated to Churches and other non-profit organizations. (Ernest Peters)

XI. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance for Council to declare surplus item(s) below to sold on GovsDeals.

• 1999 Dodge pick-up, unit # 447 Vin# 1B7HC16X7X5227706

• 2005 Dodge 1500  Vin# 1D7HA18D65J567060

• 1998 Dodge Ram 3500, unit #415 Vin# 3B6MC3655WM248459

• 2000 Kubota Tractor unit# 489-6134 mod.# L3710 S/N- 71127

• 2000 Kubota Tractor unit# 497 mod# B2710 S/N-50171/21004

• 1997 Ford F-150 unit# 385 Vin# 1FTDF1726VNB98350

• 2005 Dodge Durango unit# 593 Vin# 1D4HD38N65F593217

• 2002 Chevy Tahoe unit# 667 Vin# 1GNEK13Z82J294624

• 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 unit# 416 Vin# 1B7HC16X6WS666538

• 2003 Dodge Durango unit# 560 Vin# 1DHR38N63F550267

• 1977 Mobile Home Vin# ALW1269096 (Ernest Peters)

2. Introduction of an ordinance authorizing the issuance of not exceeding $5,000,000 of Sewer Revenue Bonds, Series 2013, of the City of Hammond, State of Louisiana; and providing for other matters in connection therewith. (Mayor Foster)

3. Introduction of an ordinance  to change the name of Alabama Street to George Perkins Drive (approx 50’ wide and 1282’ in length) in its entirety from the east starting at J. W. Davis Drive  running west to Mooney Ave. as a part of the Colonial Place Addition. (Robert “Bobby” Martin)

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  2nd     day of  September  ,  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.