City Council Meeting Agenda – October 21, 2014

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
OCTOBER 21, 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 approve the rezoning request by Mary C. Skinner & Rowland Skinner to rezone Lot 1 and Lot 2 of the Skinner Subdivision from RS-8 to RM-3 located at 619, 621, 623, 625, 627, 629, 631 & 633 Joe Farris Drive. (RZ2014-8-1) Recommended approval by Zoning Commission (3-1 vote).
(Josh Taylor)

2.  An ordinance to revise Sec. 17-3. Smoking in public buildings and public vehicles prohibited; to indicate prohibition of smoking within 20 feet of any city building and allowing for violators to be punished as provided in section 1-8 of the Code of Ordinances. (Mayor Foster)

3. An ordinance to amend and restate provisions concerning cemeteries in the City of Hammond and amend and restate Chapter 10 of the Book of Ordinances. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Mayor Foster)

4. An ordinance to approve of Revocation of a 20’ x 284’ portion of unimproved Campo Street right-of way, and resubdivision of Lot 6, the East 1/3 of Lots 7,8,9, & 10 in Block 2, the  West 20’ of previously abandoned Campo right-of-way, and the remaining west 10’ of the middle 20’ right-of-way to be abandoned into Lot 6A Block 2 of the Kenmore Addition; and resubdivision of Lot 1, the West 50’ of Lots 10,9,8, & 7 in Block 3, the East 20’ of previously abandoned Campo right-of-way, and the remaining east 10’ of the middle 20’ right-of-way to be abandoned into Lot 1-A in Block 3 of the Kenmore Addition; all in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. located at 809 & 813 E. Church St.; Zoned RM-2 (SDR2014-9-1) recommended APPROVAL by the Planning Commission. (Josh Taylor)

5. An ordinance to approve amending Ordinance#12-5321 to add the sale and consumption of high alcohol at a restaurant in an MX-C Mixed Use Commercial District by Wanda Tillis (owner) & Two Brothers Plaza (occupant) located at 900 Magazine St. (ECU2014-9-1) recommended APPROVAL with conditions by the Zoning Commission
Conditions:
1) due to change in ownership, Charles Tillis donated property in its entirety to Wanda Tillis the Ordinance needs to only read Wanda Tillis
2)  adding “high alcohol”
(Josh Taylor)

6. An ordinance to approve of Expanded Conditional Use request by Gnarly Barley Brewing (occupant) & Westbrook Hammond, LLC (owner) to allow retail sales in conjunction with the permitted use of a bottling plant in I-L Light Industrial District located at 1709 Corbin Rd. (ECU2014-9-2) recommended APPROVAL with conditions by Zoning Commission
Condition: with the understanding that such use is a personal right that expires upon a change in occupancy of the property being Gnarly Barley Brewing Company. Attachment#1 Attachment#2
(Josh Taylor)

7.  An ordinance to approve a rezoning request by Windrush Trace Apts LLC to rezone Site A-1 (7.44 Acres) of the Windrush Trace Apartment Survey by RAH Associates Inc. dated revised 1/3/1994 from RS-11.A to RM-3 located at 414 Windrush Drive (RZ2014-9-1) recommended APPROVAL by Zoning Commission. (Josh Taylor)

8.  An ordinance to declare confiscated bikes as surplus and to approve the surplus bikes to be donated to Churches and other non-profit organizations. There are twenty-one (21) seized bicycles, to be issued on a first come first serve basis.
SURPLUS BICYCLES (21)
26” Girls – Huffy                                               26” Girls – Roadmaster
26” Boys – Trek                                                 26” Girls
20” Boys – Sierra Quest                                   26” Boys – Schwinn
26” Boys – Trek 700                                         26” Boys – Roadmaster
20” Boys – Blue 10 Speed                                26” Girls
26” Boys – Sidewinder                                     26” Girls – Next
26” Boys – LaJolla                                            20” Boys – Pacific
26” Boys – Avalon CS                                       26” Girls – Schwinn
26” Boys – Next                                                 26” Girls – LaJolla
26” Boys – Outpost                                           26’’ Girls -Huffy
20’’ Boys

(Ernest Peters)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
OCTOBER 21, 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 October 7, 2014

VII.     RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX.   NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to request that LA DOTD Division of Aviation provide funds required to complete the airport improvements at the Hammond Northshore Regional Airport. (Jason Ball)

2. A resolution to authorize the purchase of SCBA Apparatus for Hammond Fire Department in the amount of $248,000.00, from the low bidder Bonaventure Fire & Safety.  Bid # RFP 15-14 opened on October 2, 2014.
(Ernest Peters)

3. A resolution to approve Frank Di Vittorio to the board of directors of The Downtown Development District, as nominated by the Hammond Chamber of Commerce. Resume Bio (Terry Lynn Smith)

4. A resolution to approve a Memorandum of Understanding between Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Office of Motor Vehicles and the City of Hammond, Parish of Tangipahoa regarding the establishment of public license tag agents. (Barbara Tallo Farkas)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

XI. OLD BUSINESS:

1. Final adoption of an ordinance to approve the rezoning request by Mary C. Skinner & Rowland Skinner to rezone Lot 1 and Lot 2 of the Skinner Subdivision from RS-8 to RM-3 located at 619, 621, 623, 625, 627, 629, 631 & 633 Joe Farris Drive. (RZ2014-8-1)
(Josh Taylor)

XII. NEW BUSINESS:

1. Final adoption of an ordinance to revise Sec. 17-3. Smoking in public buildings and public vehicles prohibited; to indicate prohibition of smoking within 20 feet of any city building and allowing for violators to be punished as provided in section 1-8 of the Code of Ordinances. (Mayor Foster)

2. Final adoption of an ordinance to amend and restate provisions concerning cemeteries in the City of Hammond and amend and restate Chapter 10 of the Book of Ordinances. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Mayor Foster)

3. Final adoption of an ordinance to approve of Revocation of a 20’ x 284’ portion of unimproved Campo Street right-of way, and resubdivision of Lot 6, the East 1/3 of Lots 7,8,9, & 10 in Block 2, the  West 20’ of previously abandoned Campo right-of-way, and the remaining west 10’ of the middle 20’ right-of-way to be abandoned into Lot 6A Block 2 of the Kenmore Addition; and resubdivision of Lot 1, the West 50’ of Lots 10,9,8, & 7 in Block 3, the East 20’ of previously abandoned Campo right-of-way, and the remaining east 10’ of the middle 20’ right-of-way to be abandoned into Lot 1-A in Block 3 of the Kenmore Addition; all in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. located at 809 & 813 E. Church St.; Zoned RM-2 (SDR2014-9-1)  (Josh Taylor)

4. Final adoption of an ordinance to approve amending Ordinance#12-5321 to add the sale and consumption of high alcohol at a restaurant in an MX-C Mixed Use Commercial District by Wanda Tillis (owner) & Two Brothers Plaza (occupant) located at 900 Magazine St. (ECU2014-9-1) recommended APPROVAL with conditions by the Zoning Commission
Conditions:
1) due to change in ownership, Charles Tillis donated property in its entirety to Wanda Tillis the Ordinance needs to only read Wanda Tillis. Such use is a personal right that expires upon a change in ownership or occupancy of the property from the current owner or the occupant.

2) adding “high alcohol”
(Josh Taylor)

5. Final adoption of an ordinance to approve of Expanded Conditional Use request by Gnarly Barley Brewing (occupant) & Westbrook Hammond, LLC (owner) to allow retail sales in conjunction with the permitted use of a bottling plant in I-L Light Industrial District located at 1709 Corbin Rd. (ECU2014-9-2) recommended APPROVAL with conditions by Zoning Commission
Condition: with the understanding that such use is a personal right that expires upon a change in occupancy of the property being Gnarly Barley Brewing Company. Attachment#1 Attachment#2
(Josh Taylor)

6. Final adoption of an ordinance to approve a rezoning request by Windrush Trace Apts LLC to rezone Site A-1 (7.44 Acres) of the Windrush Trace Apartment Survey by RAH Associates Inc. dated revised 1/3/1994 from RS-11.A to RM-3 located at 414 Windrush Drive (RZ2014-9-1) (Josh Taylor)

7. Final adoption of an ordinance to declare confiscated bikes as surplus and to approve the surplus bikes to be donated to Churches and other non-profit organizations. There are twenty-one (21) seized bicycles, to be issued on a first come first serve basis.
SURPLUS BICYCLES (21)
26” Girls – Huffy                                               26” Girls – Roadmaster
26” Boys – Trek                                                 26” Girls
20” Boys – Sierra Quest                                   26” Boys – Schwinn
26” Boys – Trek 700                                         26” Boys – Roadmaster
20” Boys – Blue 10 Speed                                26” Girls
26” Boys – Sidewinder                                     26” Girls – Next
26” Boys – LaJolla                                            20” Boys – Pacific
26” Boys – Avalon CS                                       26” Girls – Schwinn
26” Boys – Next                                                 26” Girls – LaJolla
26” Boys – Outpost                                           26’’ Girls -Huffy
20’’ Boys
(Ernest Peters)

XIII. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of ordinance declaring property having Hammond municipal address of 111 Short Street, Hammond, Louisiana, previously adjudicated to the City of Hammond for unpaid taxes as need for a valid public purpose and providing 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 20th, DAY OF October, 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 “