City Council Meeting Agenda – May 19, 2015

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
FOR THE PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
MAY 19, 2015

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. Introduction of an ordinance to amend the Hammond Criminal Code. (Britain Sledge)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
FOR THE REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
MAY 19, 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 May 5, 2015

VII. RESOLUTIONS

VIII. OLD BUSINESS

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution approving the Mayor to appoint David Danel as the appointing authority’s board member of the Hammond Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board, with his term beginning July 29, 2015 and ending July 29, 2018. (Mayor Panepinto)

2. A resolution to approve The Ice Box located at 2201 S.W. Railroad Avenue to obtain a permit to sell High-Low Alcohol.  The owner is KNS 51 Market LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

3. A resolution to approve JN Food & Gas located at 1910 S. Morrison Blvd to obtain a permit to sell High-Low Alcohol.  The owner is JN Food & Gas LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

4. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into Contract with Enmon Enterprises, LLC, dba Jani-King, for Janitorial Services for the Fiscal Year 2015-2016, in the amount of $155,160.00 annually, in accordance with RFP 15-34, opened on April 27, 2015. (Ernest Peters)

5. A resolution approving the Mayor to appoint Ralph Ross to the Planning and Zoning Commission for a one year term beginning May 20, 2015 through May 20, 2016.  (Josh Taylor).

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption of an ordinance to amend the Hammond Criminal Code. (Britain Sledge)

XI. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to approve the revision of ordinance #08-5096 C.S. relative to industrial users’ discharges to City’s wastewater treatment facility. (Guy Palermo)

2. Introduction of an ordinance to amend Ordinance #04-3023 C.S. Relative to Social Media. (Lacy Landrum)

3. Introduction of an ordinance to accept a dedication of a portion of the S. Scanlan Street right-of-way by Clyde & Meverleve Sims (Owner) as shown on survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. dated 12/8/2014; Zoned RS-3 (ROW-2015-04-00001) Recommended approval by the Planning Commission. (Josh Taylor)

4. Introduction of an ordinance to adopt the City of Hammond budget for the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 in accordance with the procedures set with in Section 5-03 of the City of Hammond Charter. (Mayor Panepinto)

5. Introduction of an ordinance to amend the City of Hammond budget for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 in accordance with the procedures set with in Section 5-03 of the City of Hammond Charter. (Mayor Panepinto)

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 18th, DAY OF MAY, 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.”