City Council Meeting Agenda – December 2, 2014

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

2. An ordinance to amend the budget for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 to defund and abolish the part time position of Departmental Secretary-Fire Department. (Loretta Severan)

3. An ordinance to transfer $12,500 to the Airport Tower Project AC#41438000-570323-21302 transferring $3,000 from AC#10038000-540167, $5,500 from AC#10038000-520117, $2,000 from AC#10038000-570000 and $2,000 from AC#10038000-520649. (Jason Ball)

4. An ordinance to approve Revocation of a 0.236 acre portion of Pine Crest Drive & Oak Hollow Drive right of way and minor resubdivision of Lot 25 and the proposed abandoned right of way into Lot 25-A of Oak Ridge Subdivision request by Michael & Betty Diamond located at 516 Pine Crest Drive all in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr.; Zoned RS-11(SDR2014-10-1) Recommended approval by Planning Commission. (Josh Taylor)

5. An ordinance to amend ordinance #3402 to provide for dumpsters on property with four, five or six unit multi-family dwellings. (Lemar Marshall)

 

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

V. REPORTS:

a. Council:

b.  Mayor: (Attachment 1)

c. New Businesses:

VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: 

Minutes of November 18, 2014

VII. RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX.   NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve Change Order 3, adding $12,491 to the contract total, for the Air Traffic Control Tower (project 21302). (Subject to approval of the associated Ordinance below). (Jason Ball)

2. A resolution to approve the final acceptance of the Air Traffic Control Tower project. (Jason Ball)

3. A resolution to authorize renewal of tax abatement for 1203 Martin Luther King Avenue owned by Terrace of Hammond Phase II, LLP. (Stacey Neal)

4. A resolution (1) approving the submission of an application for $51,000 under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program to purchase firefighting equipment for the Hammond Fire Department; (2) agreeing to a cash match of $5,100; and (3) authorizing the Mayor to sign all grant-related documents. (Charles Borchers)

5. A resolution authorizing an amendment to the contract with Livingston Waste to accept the bid of $2.95 per month for allowance of roll off cans for recycling. (Mayor Foster)

6. A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Intergovernmental Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between the State of Louisiana, Department of Transportation and Development and the City of Hammond to provide for the transfers of State Highways 3260 and 1065 into the City of Hammond Street System.   (Mayor Foster) (Attachment 1)(Attachment 2)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

XI. OLD BUSINESS:

1. Final adoption 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)

XII. NEW BUSINESS:

1. Final adoption of an ordinance to amend the budget for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 to defund and abolish the part time position of Departmental Secretary-Fire Department. (Loretta Severan)

2. Final adoption of an ordinance to transfer $12,500 to the Airport Tower Project AC#41438000-570323-21302 transferring $3,000 from AC#10038000-540167, $5,500 from AC#10038000-520117, $2,000 from AC#10038000-570000 and $2,000 from AC#10038000-520649. (Jason Ball)

3. Final adoption of an ordinance to approve Revocation of a 0.236 acre portion of Pine Crest Drive & Oak Hollow Drive right of way and minor resubdivision of Lot 25 and the proposed abandoned right of way into Lot 25-A of Oak Ridge Subdivision request by Michael & Betty Diamond located at 516 Pine Crest Drive all in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr.; Zoned RS-11(SDR2014-10-1) Recommended approval by Planning Commission. (Josh Taylor)

4. Final adoption of an ordinance to amend ordinance #3402 to provide for dumpsters on property with four, five or six unit multi-family dwellings. (Lemar Marshall)

XIII. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to declare the following vehicles as surplus property:

636 2FAFP71W67X130836 2007   FORD CV
638 2FAFP71W87X130837 2007   FORD CV
624 1FAFP71W86X141934 2006      FORD CV

Further ordained that the vehicles may be donated to Southeastern Louisiana University for their use. (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 1st, DAY OF December, 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 “