City Council Meeting Agenda – September 2, 2014

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
SEPTEMBER 2, 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 the Dedication of 15’ utility servitude for maintenance of water line that serves the Camellia’s Subdivision located on Lot 3 of the Sims Minor Subdivision at 1409 S. Elm St.; Zoned RM-2 & Iowa Addition Overlay (SDF2014-7-3) Recommended approval by Planning Commission. (Josh Taylor)

2. An ordinance to approve an Expanded Conditional Use request by Carolyn Abron (owner) to allow placement of a mobile home meeting all code requirements on Lot E-1 in Block 2 of Lincoln Park Subdivision located at 2909 Garner Street; Zoned RS-3 (ECU2014-7-1) Recommended approval with conditions by Zoning Commission 4-1 vote. (Josh Taylor)

3. An ordinance for final subdivision approval for Pelican Professional Business Park Subdivision (Lots 1, 2A, and 4-11), acceptance of dedication of Pelican Professional Park (50’ right of way & cul-de-sac) in accordance with final plat by Stanley K. Turner dated June 27, 2014, and acceptance of dedication of all public utilities in accordance with As Built Survey (pgs. 4-9 of 13) by T.C. Spangler, Jr. P.E. dated 1/19/2006 located at 15521 Club Deluxe Rd; Zoned C-H (SDF2014-7-1) Recommended approval by Planning Commission. (Josh Taylor)

4. An ordinance to amend the budget Fiscal Year 2014-2015 to appropriate $16,363 from General Fund-Fund Balance to the Auditing and Accounting Account to comply with the General Accounting Standard Board. (Larry Francis)

5. An ordinance declaring the immovable property at the Old Water Tank site on Conrad Anderson Drive as surplus and not needed for a public purpose and providing for the sale and related matters. (Mayor Foster)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
SEPTEMBER 2, 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:  Tristen Ellis Robertsen

V. REPORTS:

a. Council:

b.  Mayor:

c. New Businesses:

VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: 

Minutes of August 19, 2014

VII.  RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve Kem’s Restaurant located at 1819 S.W. Railroad Avenue to obtain a permit to sell high/low alcohol on premises.  The owner of the business is Holiday Inn Hammond LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

2. A resolution to approve the appointment of Lacy Landrum as Director of Administration for the City of Hammond with an annual salary of $65,000. (Mayor Foster)

3. A resolution (1) authorizing the Mayor to enter into contract with the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism for a Land and Water Conservation Fund project to improve Zemurray Park; (2) agreeing to match the $250,000 grant award with $250,000 from the grant match fund; and (3) authorizing the Mayor to sign all grant-related documents. (Lacy Landrum)

4. A resolution authorizing the Restoration House Family Night with the Great Pumpkin committee a waiver of the City of Hammond Open Container Law for October 31, 2014 within the boundaries of the   Casa de Fresa parking mall and West Charles Street between North West Railroad Avenue to the railroad tracks from the hours of 4:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Jane Bretscher)

5. A resolution authorizing La Carreta Mexican Cuisine a waiver of the City of Hammond Open Container Law for their 17th Anniversary Party within the boundaries of West Charles St. (Between SW Railroad Ave. & the Railroad tracks) and half of the Casa de Fresa Parking Mall on September 18, 2014 from 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm. (Nicole Anthony)

6. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into an agreement with the State of Louisiana, DOTD for “Upgrade Runway 36 PAPI-4 System to LED” [Project # H.011430], not to exceed $21,500. (Jason Ball)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

XI. OLD BUSINESS:

1. Final adoption of an ordinance declaring the immovable property at the Old Water Tank site on Conrad Anderson Drive as surplus and not needed for a public purpose and providing for the sale and related matters. (Mayor Foster)

XII. NEW BUSINESS:

1. Final adoption of an ordinance to accept the Dedication of 15’ utility servitude for maintenance of water line that serves the Camellia’s Subdivision located on Lot 3 of the Sims Minor Subdivision at 1409 S. Elm St.; Zoned RM-2 & Iowa Addition Overlay (SDF2014-7-3) Recommended approval by Planning Commission. (Josh Taylor)

2. Final adoption of an ordinance to approve an Expanded Conditional Use request by Carolyn Abron (owner) to allow placement of a mobile home meeting all code requirements on Lot E-1 in Block 2 of Lincoln Park Subdivision located at 2909 Garner Street; Zoned RS-3 (ECU2014-7-1) Recommended approval with conditions by Zoning Commission 4-1 vote. (Josh Taylor)

3. Final adoption of an ordinance for final subdivision approval for Pelican Professional Business Park Subdivision (Lots 1, 2A, and 4-11), acceptance of dedication of Pelican Professional Park (50’ right of way & cul-de-sac) in accordance with final plat by Stanley K. Turner dated June 27, 2014, and acceptance of dedication of all public utilities in accordance with As Built Survey (pgs. 4-9 of 13) by T.C. Spangler, Jr. P.E. dated 1/19/2006 located at 15521 Club Deluxe Rd; Zoned C-H (SDF2014-7-1) Recommended approval by Planning Commission. (Josh Taylor)

4. Final adoption of an ordinance to amend the budget Fiscal Year 2014-2015 to appropriate $16,363 from General Fund-Fund Balance to the Auditing and Accounting Account to comply with the General Accounting Standard Board. (Larry Francis)

XIII.     INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to amend the budget for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 to defund the position of Jail Supervisor. (Mayor Foster)

2. Introduction of an ordinance to accept the following streets into the street system of the City of Hammond:
Al-Ida Street Extension (formerly known as, “Pete Nicolosi Drive”)
Tammy Drive (east of Al-Ida Street Extension)
Tina Drive (east of Al-Ida Street Extension)
(Chuck Spangler)

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 29th, DAY OF August, 2014 at 3:35 p.m.

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 “