City Council Meeting Agenda – June 2, 2015

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 2, 2015

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL: Johnny Blount ( ), Jason Hood ( ), Janice Carter Beard ( ), Lemar Marshall ( ), Mike Williams ( )

III. PUBLIC HEARING:

1. An ordinance to amend Ordinance #04-3023 C.S. Relative to Social Media. (Lacy Landrum)

2. 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)

3. 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)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 2, 2015
6:00 PM or immediately following public hearing.

I. CALL TO ORDER:

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 19, 2015

VII. RESOLUTIONS

VIII. OLD BUSINESS

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution approving Nash Food Market located at 605 Pecan Street to obtain a permit to sell high/low packaged alcohol.  The owner is Nash Express LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

2. A resolution to authorize the Hammond VFW Post 3652 to sell beer on June 4, 2015 and June 20, 2015 in the Harley-Davidson parking lot located at 1530 SW Railroad Ave. as a fundraiser for the post. (Justin Massey)

3. A resolution (1) approving the submission of an application for $23,276 in federal Justice Assistance Grant funds to start up a K9 Unit within the Hammond Police Department; and (2) authorizing the Mayor to sign all grant-related documents.  (Charles W. Borchers, IV)

4. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to amend the City of Hammond’s Health Reimbursement Arrangement adding HIPAA privacy and security compliance language. (Henry Powell)

5. A resolution to ratify and award bids received May 29, 2015, for “Pedestrian Bridges – J. W. Davis Drive” [Project No. 420-11509]. (Chuck Spangler)

6. A resolution to approve “Budget Change Form No. 15-08” supplementing the appropriation for “Pedestrian Bridges – J. W. Davis Drive” [Project No. 420-11509]. (Chuck Spangler)

7. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Maintenance Agreement including Mowing and Litter Pickup for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2016 between the City of Hammond and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. (Lacy Landrum)

8. A resolution to approve the Terrace of Hammond, Limited Partnership for its Restoration Tax Program Application #20130035 for participation in the Restoration Tax Abatement Program. (Stacey Neal)

9. A resolution to approve the Terrace of Hammond Phase II, Limited Partnership for its Restoration Tax Program Application #20141405 for participation in the Restoration Tax Abatement Program. (Stacey Neal)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

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

2. Final adoption 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)

3. Final adoption 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)

XI. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance providing for cross connection control and water backflow prevention. (Guy Palermo)

2. Introduction of an ordinance to amend Chapter 6, Article III of the Code of Ordinances regarding dedication of a portion of the electronic video bingo tax revenues. (Lacy Landrum)

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 1st DAY OF June, 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.”