City Council Meeting Agenda – March 17, 2015

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
March 17, 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 amend ordinance #15-5404 C.S. 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)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCILAGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
March 17, 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:  All Veterans and active military, please render the proper salute.

V. REPORTS:

a. Council:

b. Mayor:

c. New Businesses:

VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: 

Minutes of March 3, 2015

VII. RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution (1) approving the submission of a $24,000 FY 2014–15 Community Water Enrichment Fund grant application to plug a decommissioned water well; and (2) authorizing the Mayor to sign all grant-related documents.  (Charles W. Borchers, IV)

2. A resolution to authorize the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3652 to sell beer on April 14th, 2015 in the Harley Davidson parking lot, located at 1530 South West Railroad Avenue. (Red Larkin)

3. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement on behalf of the City of Hammond with the Seventh Ward Marshal’s office for the City Court of Hammond. (Mayor Panepinto)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

XI. OLD BUSINESS:

XII. NEW BUSINESS:

1. Final adoption of an ordinance to amend ordinance #15-5404 C.S. 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)

XIII. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to adopt and establish a Tax on all taxable property within the Corporate limits of Hammond for the Year 2015.
Public Works:      2.00 mills
General Fund:     9.04 mills
Police + Fire:       10.00 mills
Total                      21.04 mills
(Jinnie Wilson)

2. Introduction of an ordinance to approve an Expanded Conditional Use by Sherika L. Franklin (applicant) and Ernest L. Jackson (owner) to allow placement of a mobile home meeting all code requirements on Lot J-4 of Oakridge Addition located at 510 Mississippi St; Zoned RS-3 (Z-2015-02-00004) Recommend approval by Zoning Commission. (Josh Taylor)

3. Introduction of an ordinance to approve revision of UDC Ordinance# 14-5364 C.S. Article 7 Special District to create Article 7.2.6 S-3 (Hospital Special District) and rezoning request by Hospital Service District #1 to rezone Tract A of the North Oaks Medical Center Subdivision from C-H (Commercial Highway) to S-3 (Hospital District) located at 15790 Paul Vega MD Drive in accordance with site plan by Andrew Gasaway (Z-2015-02-00006) Recommend 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 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 “