City Council Meeting Agenda – January 20, 2015

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
January 20, 2015
5:30 PM

I. CALL TO ORDER: Councilman President-Mike Williams

II. ROLL CALL: Johnny Blount (  ) Jason Hood (  ) Janice Carter Beard (  ) 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. (Lacy Landrum)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
January 20, 2015
6:00 PM or immediately following public hearing.

I. CALL TO ORDER: Councilman President

II. ROLL CALL: Johnny Blount ( ) Jason Hood ( ) Janice Carter Beard ( ) 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 January 6, 2015

VII. RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve Courtyard by Marriott located @ 1605 South Magnolia Street to obtain a permit to sell High-Low Alcohol. The owner is Hammond Lodging, LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

2. A resolution (1) authorizing the Mayor to enter into a grant agreement with the Delta Regional Authority for $150,000 to implement a regional Career Pathways Program; (2) agreeing to a cash/in-kind match of $15,000 from workforce development partners; and (3) authorizing the Mayor to sign all grant-related documents. (Charles W. Borchers, IV)

3. A resolution (1) authorizing the Mayor to enter into a grant agreement with America in Bloom and the Canadian National Railway Company for $25,000 to plant trees along Morrison Boulevard and in Mooney Park; (2) agreeing to a cash/in-kind match of $25,000 from the Hammond Tree Foundation; and (3) authorizing the Mayor to sign all grant-related documents. (Charles W. Borchers, IV)

4. A resolution accepting the appointment of Paul Jones to the Downtown Development District Board Chair Westside Property Owners and Businesses January 2015 – December 31, 2016. (Terry Lynn Smith)

5. A resolution accepting the appointment of Cindy Shelton to the Downtown Development District Board, Representing the Major Property Owners January 2015 – December 31, 2016. (Terry Lynn Smith)

6. A resolution accepting the appointment of Eric Dosch to the Downtown Development District Board, Representing the Major Property Owners January 2015 – December 31, 2016. (Terry Lynn Smith)

7. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Parking Lease Agreement with BellSouth Telecommunications, LLC, for 30 parking spaces in the lot located at 320 West Thomas Street. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Lacy Landrum)

8. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to accept a donation of equipment from Gilmore Construction. (Lacy Landrum)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

XI. OLD BUSINESS:

XII. NEW 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. (Lacy Landrum)

XIII. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to consider and take action to authorize the sale of Sales Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2015, of the City of Hammond, State of Louisiana; and providing for other matters in connection therewith. (Lacy Landrum)

2. Introduction of an ordinance to declare as surplus and authorize the sale of the items listed below to sell on GovsDeal.com:
(Ernest Peters)

UNIT # 780-2002 CHEVY S-10 WHITE TRUCK-1GGC8195528208360
UNIT # 443- 1993 DODGE RAM (BLUE)-1B7HE16X5PS257037
UNIT # 639- 2007 FORD CROWN VIC-2FAFP71W17X130842
MARSHA OFFICE-2001 FORD CROWN VIC-2FAFP71WX1X109737
MARSHA OFFICE-2001 FORD CROWN VIC-2FAFP71W61X202058
UNIT # 498-2001 DODGE RAM 1500-1B7HC16Y41S655927
UNIT #732-2004 FORD F-150 TRUCK-1FTVX12544NB96002
2005 MERCURY-1MEFM50UX5A600944- SEIZED VEHICLE
UNIT # 588-2005 FORD CROWN VIC-2FAFP71W55X126063
UNIT # 590- 2005 FORD CROWN VIC-2FAFP71W25X126067
UNIT# 628- 2006 FORD CROWN VIC-2FAFP71W06X141927
UNIT #629- 2006 FORD CROWN VIC-2FAFP71W06X141944
UNIT # 630- 2006 FORD CROWN VIC-2FAFP71W16X141936
UNIT # 631- 2006 FORD CROWN VIC-2FAFP71WX6X14193
UNIT # 627- 2006 FORD CROWN VIC-2FAFP71W16X141922
UNIT # 579- 2004 FORD CROWN VIC-2FAFP71W44X139028
UNIT #564- 2003 KUBOTA MOWER ZD28 DIESEL MOWER
UNIT # 700- 2007 JOHN DEERE 0954TC (DM997)
JOHN DEERE ZERO TURN RIDING LAWN MOWER
Unit #1305 – ICE MACHINE 500 LB BIN
Unit#5513 – FUEL TANK-
Unit#5998 – REFRIGERANT RECOVERY MAC TOOLS
Unit#7376 – RT-15X TRANSMISSION FLUSHER 2007
NEW ASSORTED SIZE OIL FILTERS
LOTS OF DELL COMPUTERS
Unit#6832 – MTC-PC PRINTER
Unit#6843 – MTC-PC PRINTER
Unit#5278 – HP 1050C PRINTER PLOTTER
Unit#4309 – SERE-5415 RADAR SYSTEM (GOLDEN EAGLES)
(12) WYSE THIN CLIENTS
UNIT#399 – 1997 FORD PICK UP TRUCK-1FTDF1729VND40724

3. Introduction of an ordinance to revise the City Personnel Policy to delete mileage reimbursement for “take home” vehicles. (Mayor Pete Panepinto)

4. Approval of rezoning request by 1st Thessalonians Community (Cassandra Dangerfield) to rezone the remaining west portion of a lot located at 707 W. Coleman St.(measuring approx. 108.97’West X 150’ South) from RS-3 to MX-C in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. dated revised 5/18/2005 (Z-2014-12-00001) Recommended approval by Zoning Commission (Josh Taylor)

5. Approval of rezoning request by Tangi East LLC to rezone Tract D of Providence Ridge – Phase II (29.53 Acres) from C-H to RS-5 located TempAdd17 on Dr. John Lambert Drive in accordance with survey by Mickey L. Robertson dated 9/30/2008 (Z-2014-12-00002) Recommended approval by Zoning Commission (Josh Taylor)

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 January, 2015.

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 “