City Council Meeting Agenda – April 15, 2014

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
April 15, 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
April 15, 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:  Destiny Lizana, Hammond Junior High Magnet

V. REPORTS:

a. Council:

b. Mayor:

c. New Businesses:

VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: 

Minutes of April 1, 2014

VII. RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to authorize the Mayor  to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with Riptide Aquatics for the operation of the pool at Zemurray Park for the period  April 1, 2014 to September 30,2014. (Chris Mouswaswa)

2. A resolution (1) approving the submission of a TIGER grant application for up to $1.2 million to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to create a plan for the University Extension Corridor (LA 3234); (2) agreeing to a cash match of up to $300,000 from the grant match fund; and (3) authorizing the Mayor to sign all grant-related documents. (Lacy Landrum)

3. A resolution to ratify and award bids received April 11, 2014, for “Lift Station Improvements [FY 2014]”. (Chuck Spangler)

4. A resolution to purchase (3) Generators and transfer switches for Lift Stations for a total of $47,528.11, from Colorado Electric Supply Limited. (Ernest Peters)

5. A resolution authorizing Paris Parker Salon and Spa to get a Waiver of the Open Container Law during Fresh Water Fiesta on April 24, 2014 from 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm within the boundaries of W. Charles St. from NW Railroad to the tracks and the corner of NW Railroad and W. Charles St. and half of Casa de Frasa Parking mall. (Hallie White)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

XI. OLD BUSINESS:

XII. NEW BUSINESS:

XIII. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to abolish the position of Assistant Fire Chief. (Loretta Severan, Chief John Thomas)

2. Introduction of an Ordinance to approve of Annexation and Initially Zoning request to RM-3 Multi Family for a 1.412 acre Tract-1 & 10.88 acre Tract-2 (University Grande) located at 2400 N. Morrison Blvd. request by Davis Companies in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. (RZ2014-3-1) (Josh Taylor)

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  14th,  day of April, 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 “