City Council Meeting Agenda – April 21, 2015

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
FOR THE PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
April 21, 2015, 5:30 PM

I. CALL TO ORDER: Council 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 #14-5364 C.S. to provide for Site Conditions. (Josh Taylor)

2. An ordinance to Amend Ordinance #14-5364 C.S. to provide a Definition for Reception/Banquet Hall. (Josh Taylor)

3. An ordinance to Amend Ordinance #14-5364 C.S. to provide Relative to Utilities. (Josh Taylor)

4. An ordinance to Amend Ordinance #14-5364 C.S. to provide Relative to Zoning Districts. (Josh Taylor)

5. An ordinance to Amend Ordinance #14-5364 C.S. to provide Relative to Communication Towers. (Josh Taylor)

6. An ordinance prohibiting smoking in workplaces and public places in the City of Hammond and providing for related matters. (Lemar Marshall)

7. An ordinance to accept easements for utility improvements from the following property owners for improvements to the Pine Hill Forest Sewer System. (Lacy Landrum)
Sal Monistere – 101 Alida Drive
Sal Monistere – 104 Alida Drive
Sal Monistere – 106 Alida Drive
Sal Monistere – 108 Alida Drive
Brian G. & Patricia M. Mayeaux – 110 Alida Drive
Nickson & Marysa V. Elidor – 112 Alida Drive
David Drude Construction Company Inc. – 114 Alida Drive
Patricia P. Hood – 116 Alida Drive
Ruby K. Nicolosi, et al. – 118 Alida Drive
Michael A. Funnell – 120 Alida Drive
Thomas J. Felsher, et al. – 122 Alida Drive
Monistere & Monistere Investments LLC – 124 Alida Drive
Englade Investments – 126 Alida Drive
Sandra Jackson – 128 Alida Drive
Patricia P. Hood – 129 Alida Drive
Kent D. & Laurie N. Hawkins – 130 Alida Drive
Myra Settoon – 132 Alida Drive
Rene C. & Linda Petz Jr. – 136 Alida Drive
Lena L. Bolden – 102 Gwenlin Drive
Raymond Colona Jr., et al. – 104 Gwenlin Drive

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
FOR THE REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
April 21, 2015
6:00 PM or immediately following public hearing.

I. CALL TO ORDER: Council 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:

1. Council

2. Mayor

3. Recognition of New Businesses

VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

1. Minutes of March 17, 2015

2. Minutes of April 7, 2015

VII. RESOLUTIONS

VIII. OLD BUSINESS

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to renew the insurance coverage for the City of Hammond for the period of May 1, 2015 through April 30, 2016. (Don Stiel)

2. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Letter of Agreement between Entergy Louisiana, LLC and the City of Hammond to establish a cooperative relationship during a potential large-scale beyond design basis event at the Waterford 3 Nuclear Power Plant in Taft, Louisiana. (Lacy Landrum)

3. A resolution to appoint Joe Thomas to the Hammond Airport Authority Board for the Hammond Northshore Regional Airport. (Mayor Pete Panepinto)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption of an ordinance to Amend Ordinance #14-5364 C.S. to provide for Site Conditions. (Josh Taylor)

2. Final adoption of an ordinance to Amend Ordinance #14-5364 C.S. to provide a Definition for Reception/Banquet Hall. (Josh Taylor)

3. Final adoption of an ordinance to Amend Ordinance #14-5364 C.S. to provide Relative to Utilities. (Josh Taylor)

4. Final adoption of an ordinance to Amend Ordinance #14-5364 C.S. to provide Relative to Zoning Districts. (Josh Taylor)

5. Final adoption of an ordinance to Amend Ordinance #14-5364 C.S. to provide Relative to Communication Towers. (Josh Taylor)

6. Final adoption of an ordinance prohibiting smoking in workplaces and public places in the City of Hammond and providing for related matters. (Lemar Marshall)

7. Final adoption of an ordinance to accept easements for utility improvements from the following property owners for improvements to the Pine Hill Forest Sewer System. (Lacy Landrum)
Sal Monistere – 101 Alida Drive
Sal Monistere – 104 Alida Drive
Sal Monistere – 106 Alida Drive
Sal Monistere – 108 Alida Drive
Brian G. & Patricia M. Mayeaux – 110 Alida Drive
Nickson & Marysa V. Elidor – 112 Alida Drive
David Drude Construction Company Inc. – 114 Alida Drive
Patricia P. Hood – 116 Alida Drive
Ruby K. Nicolosi, et al. – 118 Alida Drive
Michael A. Funnell – 120 Alida Drive
Thomas J. Felsher, et al. – 122 Alida Drive
Monistere & Monistere Investments LLC – 124 Alida Drive
Englade Investments – 126 Alida Drive
Sandra Jackson – 128 Alida Drive
Patricia P. Hood – 129 Alida Drive
Kent D. & Laurie N. Hawkins – 130 Alida Drive
Myra Settoon – 132 Alida Drive
Rene C. & Linda Petz Jr. – 136 Alida Drive
Lena L. Bolden – 102 Gwenlin Drive
Raymond Colona Jr., et al. – 104 Gwenlin Drive

XI. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to approve a rezoning request by RANJO Properties LLC to rezone Tract A & B of Block 25 Barber Addition from I‐L to C‐H located at 1000 & 1020 Southwest Railroad Avenue in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. dated 6/2/2014; DDD (Z‐2015‐02‐00007); Recommend approval by Zoning Commission. (Josh Taylor)

XII. ADJOURN

I, ACTING COUNCIL CLERK, ALMA MITCHELL 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 20th, DAY OF April, 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 “yes,”  “no” or “abstain.” A failure to answer shall be recorded as “abstain.”