City Council Meeting Agenda – January 21, 2014

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
January 21, 2014
5:30pm

 

I. CALL TO ORDER:  Robert “Bobby “Martin, President

II. ROLL CALL: Johnny Blount (  ) Jason Hood (  ) Robert “Bobby “Martin (  ) Lemar Marshall (  )Mike Williams (  )

III. PUBLIC HEARING:

 

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
January 21, 2014
6:00 PM or immediately following public hearing.

 

I. CALL TO ORDER: Robert “Bobby “Martin, 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 January 7, 2014

VII. RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to authorize the purchase of a Backhoe from Doggett Machinery Services for the Street Department.  State Contract # 409595.  Total cost $79,571.76. (Ernest Peters)

2. A resolution to authorize the purchase of a Sewer Cleaning Combination Truck for the Water & Sewer Department.  Properly bid – total cost $ 284,943.00. (Ernest Peters)

3. A resolution (1) accepting $300,000 in State Capital Outlay funds; (2) agreeing to match these funds with $100,000; and (3) authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement and to act on behalf of the City of Hammond with the State of Louisiana for the Pine Hill Sewer System project (50-MB9-13-01).  (Charles Borchers)

4. A resolution (1) accepting $900,000 in State Capital Outlay funds; (2) agreeing to match these funds with $300,000; and (3) authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement and to act on behalf of the City of Hammond with the State of Louisiana for the Sewer System Improvements and Oxidation Ditch Conversion project (50-MB9-13-02).  (Charles Borchers)   5.A resolution to appoint Sharon Smith to the Downtown Development District Board for the period January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2015.  (Mayor Foster)

5. A resolution to appoint Sharon Smith to the Downtown Development District Board for the period January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2015.  (Mayor Foster)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

XI. NEW BUSINESS:

XII. OLD BUSINESS:

XIII. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance for Council to declare property donated to the city as surplus property and to donate to Ginger Ford Northshore Fuller Center for Housing. (Tamara Danel)

2. Introduction of an Ordinance to transfer up to $45,000 from Court Witness Fund 803 to Capital Project 31305 for the Police Department. (Chief Devall)

XIV. 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 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.