City Council Meeting Agenda – April 1, 2014

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
April 1, 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:

1. An ordinance to declare as a surplus vehicle, Unit 770 – 2003 Ford Expedition VIN# IFMPU16LB88204 and approval to sell the vehicle to Springfield, Louisiana Fire Department. (Ernest Peters)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
April 1, 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:

Proclamation of Saturday May 3rd, 2014 as Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Day.

Sales Tax: Attachment#1, Attachment#2

c. New Businesses:

VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: 

Minutes of March 18, 2014

VII. RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing Izzo’s Illegal Burrito located at 1720 W Thomas St. Suite A, to receive a high/low alcohol permit with conditional approval pending inspections.  The owner of the business is K&F Restaurant #8 LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

2. A resolution authorizing the transfer of funds in the Water and Sewer Department to Project No. 6163600-570155-11405 as follows: (Garry Knight)

Sewer Rehabilitation & SSES- Greenlawn Area
Recommended Transfer Areas:
Acct Number                       Name                                    Amount
610-36300-530155            Maint. Lines & Pumps      $15,000
610-36500-530155            Maint. Lines & Pumps      $10,000
610-36500-520715            Line Cleaning                      $4,000
610-36700-560361            Permits                                 $9,000
610-36700-540000           Supplies                               $25,000
610-36700-540174            Utilities                                $25,000

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Recommended   Transfers                                             $88,000

Amount Currently Budgeted for Project
61636000-570155-11405                                                $75,000

Project Total                                                                      $163,000

3. A resolution authorizing the issuance of bids for the sewer cleaning and rehabilitation of the area known as the Greenlawn area including but not limited to W. Idaho, W. Dakota, W. Colorado, W. Michigan, N. General Pershing, and N. General Patton streets.  (Chuck Spangler)

4.  A resolution to authorize the purchase of an asphalt roller for the Street Department at a cost of   $39,077. 50 on State Contract #408751. (Ernest Peters)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

XI. OLD BUSINESS:

XII. NEW BUSINESS:

1. Final adoption of an ordinance to declare as a surplus vehicle, Unit 770 – 2003 Ford Expedition VIN# IFMPU16LB88204 and approval to sell the vehicle to Springfield, Louisiana Fire Department. (Ernest Peters)

XIII. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

XIV.     ADJOURN.

I, WHITNEY STATHAM 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  31st ,  day of March, 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 “