City Council Meeting Agenda – February 18, 2015

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
February 18, 2015

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 Intergovernmental Agreement with the Parish of Tangipahoa for the widening of Club Deluxe Road and to provide for related matters. (Andre Coudrain) (Attachment 1) (Attachment 2)
2. An ordinance to create the position of Electrician with a Pay Grade Classification of 123. (Loretta Severan)

3. An ordinance to upgrade two Carpenter’s Pay Grade 119 to Lead Carpenter Pay Grade 122 and Concrete Foreman Pay Grade 120. (Loretta Severan)

4. An ordinance to create the position of Jailer II with a Pay Grade Classification of 219. (Loretta Severan)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
February 18, 2015
6:00 PM or immediately following public hearing.

I. CALL TO ORDER: Councilman President, Mike Williams

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 February 3, 2015

VII. RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to grant the Downtown Development District a Wavier of the Open Container Law for the Art in April event on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. within the boundaries of W. & E. Robert, W. Charles from NW Railroad to Cate Street. W. & E. Morris Streets, S. Spruce & Pine Streets with the concentration of visitors is on East and West Thomas Street. (Terry Lynn Smith)
2. A resolution to approve an Intergovernmental Agreement between Rural Fire Protection District No. 2, the City of Hammond and the Hammond Rural Fire Department. (John Thomas)
3. A resolution to approval of a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with Riptide Aquatics for the operation of the pool at Zemurray Park. (Monroe Jones)
4. A resolution to authorizing The Event Center located 1970 Nashville to get an alcohol permit. The owner is Event Center, LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)
5. A resolution to accept the bid from the Management Advisory Group for $ 24,400 to perform a classification and compensation study for the City of Hammond. (Ernest Peters)
6. A resolution to authorize the Renewal for Maintenance and Support Agreement for MorphoTrak, Latent Station (Fingerprints) Police Station in the Amount of $25,052.00 from June 30, 2015 to June 30, 2016. (Ernest Peters)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

XI. OLD BUSINESS:

XII. NEW BUSINESS:

1. Final adoption of an ordinance to authorize the Mayor to execute an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Parish of Tangipahoa for the widening of Club Deluxe Road and to provide for related matters. (Andre Coudrain) (Attachment 1) (Attachment 2)
2. Final adoption of an ordinance to create the position of Electrician with a Pay Grade Classification of 123. (Loretta Severan)

3. Final adoption of an ordinance to upgrade two Carpenter’s Pay Grade 119 to Lead Carpenter Pay Grade 122 and Concrete Foreman Pay Grade 120. (Loretta Severan)

4. Final adoption of an ordinance to create the position of Jailer II with a Pay Grade Classification of 219. (Loretta Severan)

XIII. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to approve the rezoning request by James L. Carter (occupant) and Lawrence & Barbara Willis (owners) to allow placement of a mobile home meeting all code requirements on Lot 12 of Block 9 Greenville Park Addition located at 116 W. Stovall St.; Zoned RS‐3 (Z‐2014‐12‐00003) Recommend denial by Zoning Commission (Josh Taylor)

2. Introduction of an ordinance to Amend Chapter 8 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Hammond to delete bicycle registration fees. (Lacy Landrum)
3. Introduction of an ordinance to declare as surplus, unit #281- 1991 E-One Hale 1250 GPM Fire Pump Truck, VIN #46J7BAA85M1003936. (Chief John Thomas)
4. Introduction of an ordinance to authorize the Mayor to enter into a mutual aid agreement with Natalbany fire department to include the transfer of Unit #281 – Pump Truck. (Chief John Thomas)

XIV. Presentation of the Wilbert Dangerfield Award and reception. (Attachment)

XV. 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 17th , DAY OF February, 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 “