City Council Meeting Agenda – November 5, 2013

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
November 5, 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 SDF2009-8-1 Major Subdivision request by Alack Properties LLC (Greg Alack) to amend Ord#12-5283 approving Alack Business Park Subdivision to extend deadline to construct cul-de-sac on Arc Way and to accept revised performance bond in the amount of $69,500 for construction of the cul-de-sac, located at 17420 Hwy 190 East; Zoned C3 (Josh Taylor)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
November 5, 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 October 15, 2013

VII. RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a supplemental agreement with the State of Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for State Project No. H.010087 Clearing and Grubbing (Roundabouts) Routes: US 51 BUS. AND 1-12. (Kiley Bates)

2. A resolution to ratify and award bids received October 11, 2013, for “Sewer Rehabilitation – Infiltration/Inflow Repairs – LaDEQ CWSRF 221741-01” [project #616-31401]. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 Attachment#3 (Chuck Spangler)

3. A resolution authorizing to demolish a property at 200 Moran St. (76% damaged) located in Council District 1, the owner of the property is Alexander Family LLC & est J.D. Alexander, 14107 Sableridge Dr., Houston, Texas 77014. (Bobby Mitchell)

4. A resolution authorizing to demolish a property at 504 Campo St. (87 % damaged) located in Council District 1, the owner of the property is Olivia W. Washington C/O Jessie Abbott, 115 Washington Ave, Hammond, LA 70403. (Bobby Mitchell)

5. A resolution authorizing to demolish a property at 808 E. Robinson St. (86 % damaged) located in Council District 1, the owner of the property is Jerrilynn Hall, 6116 Vining Road, Amite, LA 70422. (Bobby Mitchell)

6. A resolution authorizing to demolish a property at 113 Washington Ave. (95 % damaged) located in Council District 3, the owner of the property is Betty Nicks, 119 Auburn Street, Pittsburg, PA 15206. (Bobby Mitchell)

7. A resolution authorizing to demolish a property at 1411 Corbin Road (90 % damaged) located in Council District 3, the owner of the property is Carrie J. Pines C/O Barbara Arnold, 2004 Harrell Ave., Hammond, LA 70403. (Bobby Mitchell)

8. A resolution authorizing to demolish a property at 308 General Pershing (91 % damaged) located in Council District 4, the owner of the property is Roosevelt McCarter, 1502 Palmetto Road, Hammond, LA 70401. (Bobby Mitchell)

9. A resolution authorizing to demolish a property at 2608 Aleata Drive (82 % damaged) located in Council District 4, the owner of the property is Jimmy & Susan Cousain, 2608 Aleata Drive, Hammond, LA 70401. (Bobby Mitchell)

10. A resolution approving the submission of an application for $1,000,000 in grant funds to the FY 2014 and/or FY 2015 Louisiana Community Development Block Grant program to convert an oxidation ditch for pretreatment at the City’s wastewater treatment plant; agreeing to match these grant funds with $333,540 in local funds, and authorizing the Mayor to sign all grant-related documents. (Lacy Landrum)

11. A resolution authorizing the Mayor on behalf of the City of Hammond to use local funds to pay all of the engineering/architectural costs associated with the implementation of the FY 2014 and/or FY 2015 Louisiana Community Development Block Grant program. (Lacy Landrum)

12. A resolution authorizing the Mayor on behalf of the City of Hammond to use local funds to pay all of the pre-agreement and administrative costs associated with the implementation of the FY 2014 and/or FY 2015 Louisiana Community Development Block Grant program, and to certify that the City of Hammond maintains full-time permanent grants staff for administering such programs. (Lacy Landrum)

13. A resolution in support of the Hammond Area Recreational District to locate directional signs to the Chappapeela Sports Park at I-12 Airport Road exit and the intersection of Airport Road and Highway190 for the purpose of providing the public with directions to the Chappapeela Sports Park. (Jason Hood)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption of an Ordinance SDF2009-8-1 Major Subdivision request by Alack Properties LLC (Greg Alack) to amend Ord#12-5283 approving Alack Business Park Subdivision to extend deadline to construct cul-de-sac on Arc Way and to accept revised performance bond in the amount of $69,500 for construction of the cul-de-sac, located at 17420 Hwy 190 East; Zoned C3 (Josh Taylor)

XI. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance of the City of Hammond, Louisiana granting to Atmos Entergy Corporation (a Texas and Virginia Corporation with its principal office in the City of Dallas, Dallas County, Texas) and its successors and assigns the franchise and rights to conduct in such city the business of acquiring, maintaining, constructing, laying, repairing, removing, replacing, installing, operating, and disposing of a gas system for the sale, transportation, and distribution of natural gas within and beyond the municipal boundaries of the city and to the residents and businesses located therein for the light, heat, power, and the right to use the present and future streets, roads, highways, alleys, bridges, public ways, and immovable property in the such city and owned or controlled by such city for such purposes; prescribing the terms and conditions to which such franchise and rights are subject; and prescribing the terms of such franchise and rights.  (Pete Panepinto)

XII. ADJOURN.

I, WHITNEY COOPER CLERK OF THE HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL, DO HEREBY CERTIFY HAT 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 4th ,  day of November ,  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.