City Council Meeting Agenda – March 3, 2015

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
March 3, 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 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. An ordinance to Amend Chapter 8 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Hammond to delete bicycle registration fees. (Mayor Panepinto)

3. An ordinance to declare as surplus, unit #281- 1991 E-One Hale 1250 GPM Fire Pump Truck, VIN #46J7BAA85M1003936. (Chief John Thomas)

4. 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)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
March 3, 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:
• Vic Couvillion Keep Hammond Beautiful annual report to the council
• Councilman Williams and plaque presentation.

b.  Mayor:

c. New Businesses:

VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: 

  • Minutes of February 18, 2015

VII. RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution proclaiming May 2, 2015 Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Day and urging all of our citizens to seize this opportunity to protect our environment. (Mayor Panepinto)

2. A resolution to approve Budget Change FY2015 No. 15-04 transferring $30,000 to “Drainage Improvements FY2014” (project 420-11409) from “Roundabouts” (project 420-10730). (Chuck Spangler)

3. A resolution to approve Change Order No. 2 (Final) in the amount of $31,095.25 extra for “Drainage Improvements [FY 2014]” (proj. 420-11409) Lawson-Bonet Construction, contractor. (Chuck Spangler)

4. A resolution accepting work as substantially complete for “Drainage Improvements [FY 2014]” (proj. 420-11409), commencing 45 day lien period withholding 10% retainage. (Chuck Spangler)

5. A resolution approve the appointment Angela Elly to the Hammond Housing Authority. (Mayor Panepinto)

6.. A resolution (1) accepting a $456,000 Transportation Enhancement Program grant from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for the JW Davis & CM Fagan Pedestrian Project; (2) affirming a cash match of $196,000, which includes the required local match (20%), as well as the costs of design engineering and construction administration and testing; (3) assuming full responsibility for managing and maintaining the project and for any legal liability incurred as a result of the project; and (4) authorizing the Mayor to sign all grant-related documents. (Charles W. Borchers, IV)

7. A resolution (1) approving the submission of an application for a $90,000 Affordable Housing Program grant to rehabilitate ten homes in Hammond; (2) agreeing to match these grant funds with up to $10,000 in cash; and (3) authorizing the Mayor to sign all grant-related documents. (Charles W. Borchers, IV)

8. A resolution to appoint David Lobue as the Hammond Regional Airport Director with an annual salary of $61,200. (Mayor Panepinto)

9. A resolution to purchase a Kubota SVL275-2HWC tractor, from Star Equipment, Co. State contract #409678 for $52,731.74 for the Parks and Grounds department. (Ernest Peters)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

XI. OLD BUSINESS:

XII. NEW BUSINESS:

1. Final adoption 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. Final adoption 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. Final adoption of an ordinance to declare as surplus, unit #281- 1991 E-One Hale 1250 GPM Fire Pump Truck, VIN #46J7BAA85M1003936. (Chief John Thomas)

4. Final adoption 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)

XIII. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to amend ordinance #15-5404 C.S. Declaring as Surplus and Authorizing the Sale of specified items to remove Unit # 628 -2006 Ford Crown Vic-2FAFP71W06X141927 and  Unit # 630 -2006 Ford Crown Vic-2FAFP71W16X141936 from the GovDeal.com sale list. (Ernest Peters)

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 2nd, DAY OF March, 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 “