City Council Meeting Agenda – November 3, 2014

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
NOVEMBER 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:

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

V. REPORTS:

a. Council:

b.  Mayor:

c. New Businesses:

VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: 

Minutes of October 21, 2014

VII. RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve Two Brothers Plaza located at 900 Magazine Street for 2014 & 2015 High/Low alcohol Class A package and on premises, 60/40 ratio food to alcohol sales.   The owner is Wanda Tillis. (Jinnie Wilson)

2. A resolution to approve Gnarly Barley Brewing, located at 1709 Corbin Road for 2014 & 2015 High/Low alcohol Class A package and on premises sales, with conditions and limited to the beer product they produce. The owner is Gnarly Barley Brewing LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

The conditions are as follows:

1. The manufacturer shall only make retail sales of products brewed by the manufacturer at the brewing facility holding the retail permit.

2. The manufacturer is only authorized to make retail sales at the licensed premises where the malt beverages are brewed.

3. Retail sales to visitors of the brewing facility shall only be for personal consumption by said visitors. However, the retail sales may be made to visitors of the facility for consumption on the licensed premises and to visitors in appropriately sealed containers for consumption off the licensed premises.

4. The total amount of retail sales by the manufacturer for any given month shall not exceed ten percent of the total amount of all beverages produced on the licensed premises for that month.

5. The manufacturer shall obtain all local retail permits required by the municipal or parish governing authority.

6. The manufacturer shall remit all applicable state and local taxes resulting from retail sales made at the licensed premises.

7. The manufacturer holding a retail permit pursuant to this subjection shall comply with the terms of the Louisiana Responsible Vendor Program.

8. A legal entity holding a malt beverage manufacturer permit shall not be authorized to obtain more than one Class A retail permit.

3. A resolution to approve La Cabana Mexican Restaurant located at 1603 N Morrison Blvd., Hammond, LA for 2014 & 2015 High/Low alcohol Class A package and on premises, 60/40 ratio food to alcohol sales.   The owner is Carol Mendoza. (Jinnie Wilson)

4. A resolution to consider and take action with respect to adopting a resolution giving preliminary approval to the issuance of Sales Tax Refunding Bonds of the City of Hammond, State of Louisiana; making application to the State Bond Commission for approval of said Refunding Bonds; and providing for other matters in connection therewith. (Grant Schlueter)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

XI. OLD BUSINESS:

XII. NEW BUSINESS:

XIII. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance authorizing the sale of Sales Tax Refunding Bonds, in one or more series, of the City of Hammond, State of Louisiana; and providing for other matters in connection therewith. (Grant Schlueter)

2. Introduction of an ordinance to authorize the Mayor to execute an agreement for the acceptance of property from the State of Louisiana for Road Transfer Credits and to provide for related matters. (Mayor Foster)

3. Introduction of an ordinance create the Departmental and Civil Service Administration Specialist position, Pay Grade 120, Non-Classified position to be funded through Fire Department Administration Budget. (Loretta Severan)

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 31st, 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 “