City Council Meeting Agenda – May 20, 2014

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
May 20, 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 accept a 1 year maintenance bond #016056774 in the amount of $15,636 for water and sewer public improvements within a 15’ utility servitude and 50’ private access servitude requested by Chick-fil-a Inc. located at 1925 SW Railroad Ave.; Zoned C-H (SDF2013-2-1) (Josh Taylor)

2. An Ordinance to set official holidays for the City of Hammond for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 for non-civil service employees as follows:  (Mayor Foster)
Independence Day                Friday               July 4, 2014
Labor Day                               Monday            September 1, 2014
Columbus Day                       Monday            October 13, 2014
Veterans Day                          Tuesday           November 11, 2014
Thanksgiving Day                 Thursday         November 27, 2014
Day After Thanksgiving       Friday              November 28, 2014
Christmas Eve                       Wednesday     December 24, 2014
Christmas Day                       Thursday        December 25, 2014
New Year’s Eve                     Wednesday     December 31, 2014
New Year’s Day                     Thursday         January 1, 2015
Martin Luther King, Jr.         Monday            January 19, 2015
Good Friday                          Friday               April 3, 2015
Memorial Day                      Monday            May 25, 2015

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
May 20, 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:

• Keep Hammond Beautiful golden pick up stick award. (Vic Couvillion)

c. New Businesses:

VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: 

Minutes of April 15, 2014

VII.     RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

1. A resolution of the Hammond City Council Supporting the creation of Tangi Academy, a charter school to be located in Hammond, Louisiana, servicing Elementary school students as proposed by the Tangipahoa Charter School Association, Inc. (Lisa Proffit-Rau)

IX.   NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution accepting OM Hammond Oil Inc. located at 2201 SW Railroad Avenue for a high/low packaged alcohol approval as conditional pending water/sewer, health, fire, and building inspections.  The owner of the business is OM Hammond Oil Inc. (Jinnie Wilson)

2. A resolution authorizing the Mayor or the Director of Administration to sign The Second Amendment to Communication Site Lease Agreement between the City of Hammond and American Tower Asset Sub, LLC. (Mayor Foster)

3. A resolution to approve of the re-appointment of the following to the Hammond Historic District Commission for the term to expire December 31, 2016: Scott Sandage, Barbara McKaskle, Marguerite Walter and Ryan Faulk.

4. A resolution to approve of the re-appointment of the following to the Hammond Historic District Commission for the term to expire December 31, 2017: Tom Pistorius and C. Howard Nichols.

5. A resolution to Recognize May 31, 2014 as World No Tobacco Day. (Cheryl Klein)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

XI. NEW BUSINESS:

1. Final adoption of an Ordinance to accept a 1 year maintenance bond #016056774 in the amount of $15,636 for water and sewer public improvements within a 15’ utility servitude and 50’ private access servitude requested by Chick-fil-a Inc. located at 1925 SW Railroad Ave.; Zoned C-H (SDF2013-2-1)

2. Final adoption of an Ordinance to set official holidays for the City of Hammond for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 for non-civil service employees as follows:

Independence Day                Friday               July 4, 2014
Labor Day                               Monday            September 1, 2014
Columbus Day                       Monday            October 13, 2014
Veterans Day                          Tuesday           November 11, 2014
Thanksgiving Day                 Thursday         November 27, 2014
Day After Thanksgiving       Friday              November 28, 2014
Christmas Eve                       Wednesday     December 24, 2014
Christmas Day                       Thursday        December 25, 2014
New Year’s Eve                     Wednesday     December 31, 2014
New Year’s Day                     Thursday         January 1, 2015
Martin Luther King, Jr.      Monday            January19, 2015
Good Friday                          Friday               April 3, 2015
Memorial Day                      Monday            May 25, 2015

XII. OLD BUSINESS:

XIII. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to adopt the City of Hammond budget for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 in accordance with the procedures set with in Section 5-03 of the City of Hammond Charter. (Mayor Foster)

2. Introduction of an Ordinance to amend the City of Hammond budget for the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 in accordance with the procedures set with in Section 5-03 of the City of Hammond Charter. (Mayor Foster)

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 19th, day of May, 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 “