City Council Meeting Agenda – June 17, 2014

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 17, 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 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)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 17, 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 June 3, 2014

VII.     RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX.   NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to authorize the Downtown Development District Office and the merchants located within the Downtown Development District to serve alcohol during the Hot August Night Event on Friday August 15, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. within the boundaries of W. & E. Robert St., W. Charles from N.W. Railroad to Cate Street. W. & E. Morris, S. Spruce & Pine Street. The concentration of visitors is on E. and W. Thomas Street.  (Terry Lynn Smith)

2. A resolution to grant a Waiver of the City of Hammond’s Open Container Law to the Downtown Development District Office and the merchants located within the Downtown Development District on Friday, August 15, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. within the boundaries of W. & E. Robert, W. Charles from N.W. Railroad to Cate Street. W. & E. Morris Streets, S. Spruce & Pine Street.  (Terry Lynn Smith)

3. A resolution authorizing to demolish a property located at 112 Clinton Court (95% damaged) located in Council District 1, the owner of the property is Gregory W. Jackson, 43512 Robinson Road, Hammond, LA 70403. (Bobby Mitchell)

4. A resolution authorizing to demolish a property located at 301 Noah James Dr. (97% damaged) located in Council District 1, the owner of the property is Harmon & Lillie Lockhart, Est. c/o Erma Maryland, Post Office Box 696, Hammond, LA 70404. (Bobby Mitchell)

5. A resolution authorizing to demolish a property located at 406 Noah James Dr. (94% damaged) located in Council District 1, the owner of the property is Latimore Harvey, Etal,406 Noah James Dr., Hammond, LA 70403. (Bobby Mitchell)

6. A resolution authorizing to demolish a property located at 1309 M C Moore Rd (98% damaged) located in Council District 1, the owner of the property is Maggie Lindsey, Est. c/o Evelyn Daniels, 907 Martin Luther King Dr., Hammond, LA 70401. (Bobby Mitchell)

7. A resolution authorizing to demolish a property located at 706 S Orange St (98% damaged) located in Council District 2, the owner of the property is Sean P. Sweeney, 39675 W. Timberlane Dr., Ponchatoula, LA 70454. (Bobby Mitchell)

8. A resolution authorizing to demolish a property located at 806 E Illinois Ave (79% damaged) located in Council District 2, the owner of the property is Adair Asset Management LLC, 405 N 115th St – Ste. 100, Omaha, NE 68154. (Bobby Mitchell)

9. A resolution authorizing to demolish a property located at 204 E Stanley St, (96% damaged) located in Council District 3, the owner of the property is Annie B. Wells, Est, c/o Clara Carter, 9004 Rousseau St., Kenner, LA 70062. (Bobby Mitchell)

10. A resolution authorizing to demolish a property located at 211 White St (89% damaged) located in Council District 3, the owner of the property is Annie B. Wells, c/o Clara Carter, Chekesha J. Hicks,1212 S. Alameda Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70815. (Bobby Mitchell)

11. A resolution authorizing to demolish a property located at 605 Mooney Ave (93% damaged) located in Council District 3, the owner of the property is Gloria R. Turner, 605 Mooney Ave., Hammond, LA 70403. (Bobby Mitchell)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

XI. NEW BUSINESS:

1. 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)

XII. OLD BUSINESS:

XIII. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to authorize the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Mo-Dad Utilities, LLC for the purchase of the sewer collection system in Pine Hill Forest Subdivision  and to provide for the continuation of sewer treatment service. (Mayor Foster)

2. Introduction of an ordinance to authorize the Mayor to enter into an agreement to accept the dedication of servitudes for sewer service at Pine Hill Forest Subdivision and to provide for related matters. (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 16th   ,  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 “