City Council Meeting Agenda – June 3, 2014

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 3, 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 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)

 

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 3, 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:  Kyla McClendon, Hammond Junior High Magnet School

V. REPORTS:

a. Council:

b. Mayor:

c. New Businesses:

VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: 

Minutes of May 20th, 2014

VII.     RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX.   NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into Contract with the Hammond Daily Star on behalf of the City of Hammond and to set as the official journal for the  fiscal year July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. (Ernest Peters)

2. A resolution confirming the reappointments of the following persons for a three-year term ending August 31, 2017, to the Hammond Area Economic Industrial Development District: Sandy Summers,  Alexis Decorbier, Janet Davis and Jennifer Bartels Moore. (Mayor Foster)

3. A resolution (1) approving the submission of an application for $28,425 in Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) funds to purchase law enforcement equipment for the Hammond Police Department, and (2) authorizing the Mayor to sign all grant-related documents. (Lacy Landrum)

4. A resolution to approve the contract with Personnel Management Incorporated (PMI) of Shreveport in the amount of $70,000, to provide Civil Service consulting services for the period June 1, 2014-June 30, 2015. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Mayor Foster)

5. A resolution to authorize the Purchase of (34) Dell Desktop Computers for Police Department, for    $34,170.00, from Dell Marketing, Quote # 673734744. (Ernest Peters)

6. A resolution to authorize the Purchase of 45 kw Magnum Mobile Generator MMG45FHK with Trailer, for $29,400.00, from Valentine Mechanical.  Bid RFP 14-20, (9) bids received. (Ernest Peters)

7. A resolution to authorize the Mayor Foster to enter into contract on behalf of the City of Hammond with Gall, Inc. for uniforms for the Fire/Police Department.  Approximate cost $40,000.00. (Ernest Peters)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

XI. NEW BUSINESS:

1. Final adoption 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)

XII. OLD BUSINESS:

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 2nd,  day of June, 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 “