City Council Meeting Agenda – January 7, 2014

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
January 7, 2014
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 transfer $31,680 from Court Awarded Fund to account #10020100-540167 to purchase combat equipment for the Police Department. (Chief Devall)

2. An Ordinance to adopt the Unified Development Code (UDC) and to repeal all ordinances in conflict therewith (PC2013-5-1) recommended approval by Planning, Zoning Commission, and Board of Adjustments. (Josh Taylor)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
January 7, 2014
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. ELECTION OF OFFICERS:

• President-

• Vice-President-

IV. PRAYER:

V. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: 

VI. REPORTS:

a. Council:

b. Mayor:

c. New Businesses:

VII. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: 

Minutes of December 17, 2013

VIII. RESOLUTIONS:

IX. OLD BUSINESS:

X. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to authorize the purchase of combat equipment for the Police Department. (Chief Devall)

2. A resolution to approve of a contract between the City of Hammond and C. Britain Sledge III for services as an Assistant City Attorney at a contract price of $50,000 per year. (Andre Coudrain)

3. A resolution to approve  the renewal of the contract between the City of Hammond and Kushner LaGraize, LLC, to provide auditing services to the city for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2014 and June 30, 2015, under the same terms and conditions as the present contract.  (Ernest Peters)

4. A resolution to re-appoint Shelly Robinson to the Downtown Development District Board representing the Major Assessed Property Owners for a two-year period ending December 31, 2015. (Mayson Foster)

5. A resolution to re-appoint Pierre Theriot to the Downtown Development District Board representing the Eastside Property Owners for a two-year period ending December 31, 2015.   (Mayson Foster)

XI. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

XII. NEW BUSINESS:

1. Final adoption of an Ordinance to transfer $31,680 from Court Awarded Fund to account #10020100-540167 to purchase combat equipment for the Police Department. (Chief Devall)

2. Final adoption of an Ordinance to adopt the Unified Development Code (UDC) and to repeal all ordinances in conflict therewith (PC2013-5-1) recommended approval by Planning, Zoning Commission, and Board of Adjustments. (Josh Taylor)

XIII.  OLD BUSINESS:

XIV.    INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

XV.     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 6th, day of January, 2014.

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.