City Council Meeting Agenda – July 7, 2015

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
July 7, 2015
5:30pm

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 a rezoning request by Devon & Becky Wells to rezone Lots 1-B & 1-C of the Devon Wells subdivision located at 1313 Corbin Rd. from RS-3 MX-N in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. (Z-2015-05-00008) Recommended approval by zoning Commission. (Josh Taylor)

2. An Ordinance to increase the fuel flowage fee from 10 to 15 cents per gallon at the Hammond Regional Airport. (David Lobue)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
July 7, 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:

1. Council

2. Mayor

3. Recognition of New Businesses

VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

  • Minutes of June 16, 2015

VII. RESOLUTIONS

VIII. OLD BUSINESS

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding between the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections – Office of Motor Vehicles and the City of Hammond for the public license tag agent. (Lacy Landrum)

2. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into an agreement for public License Tag Agent with Auto Title Company. (Lacy Landrum)

3. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. (Lacy Landrum)

4. A resolution to approve the holiday closing schedule for Non- Civil Service employees for fiscal year 2016. (Loretta Severan)

5. A resolution approving Save-A-Lot #358 located at 113 N. Morrison Blvd to obtain a permit to sell high/low packaged alcohol. The owner is Moran Foods LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

6. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into contract with Softmart Inc., for the Fiscal Year 2015-2016, in the amount of $42,898.05 annually, for Microsoft Software & License, in accordance with RFP 15-48, opened on June 29, 2015. (Jana Thurman)

7. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into contract with Harper Metal Building Services, Inc. for the Fiscal Year 2015-2016, in the amount  of $108,000.00, to construct a Metal Building at 190 Maintenance Yard, in accordance with RFP 15-42, opened May 29, 2015. (Jana Thruman)

8. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Spiller Consulting, LLC to audit the City’s utilities and communication expenses to find additional savings at no cost to the City. (Lacy Landrum)

9. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into an annual support agreement with Tyler Technologies, Inc. for the Munis software system. (Samuel Richmond)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. An ordinance to approve a rezoning request by Devon & Becky Wells to rezone Lots 1-B & 1-C of the Devon Wells subdivision located at 1313 Corbin Rd. from RS-3 MX-N in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. (Z-2015-05-00008) Recommended approval by zoning Commission. (Josh Taylor)

2. An Ordinance to increase the fuel flowage fee from 10 to 15 cents per gallon at the Hammond Regional Airport. (David Lobue)

XI. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance relative to alcoholic beverages and Sunday alcohol sales. (Lemar Marshall)

2. Introduction of an ordinance to amend Ordinance #2000-2692 C.S. regarding the City of Hammond’s compensation system of the classification and pay plan. (Lacy Landrum)

3.  Introduction of an ordinance to declare as surplus and authorize the sale of the items listed below to sell on GovDeals.com: (Jana Thurman)

Seize Vehicle – 1998 Chevrolet 1500 PICK UP- VIN# 1DCEC14M3WZ138300
UNIT 710-2008 FORD CROWN VIC – VIN# 2FAFP71VX8X125678
UNIT 196- SEWER TRAILER CLEANER
UNIT 329 – BORING MACHINE POWER PACK 25(WITHOUT TRAILER)
UNIT 140- TRIPLE AXLE WOODEN UTILITY TRAILER
UNIT 486- 2000 DODGE RAM 1500 – VIN#1B7HC16XX15684601
UNIT 625 -2006 FORD CROWN VIC – VIN#2FAFP71W96X141943
UNIT 591- 2005 FORD CROWN VIC – VIN#2FAFP71WX5X126074
UNIT 450 – 1999 ASPHALT ROLLER
UNIT 742 – 2008 FORD CROWN VIC- VIN#2FAFP71V08X160973
UNIT 497- KUBOTA TRACTOR- MODEL B2710-SERIAL#50171/21008
UNIT 383- 1996 KUBOTA L2900
UNIT 745- 2008 KUBOTA ZERO TURN MOWER

4. Introduction of an ordinance to amend the City of Hammond budget for the Fiscal Year 2015 – 2016 to transfer $181,000 from the Children’s Museum (Fund 217) to General, Capital Expenditures (Fund 100) and to transfer $181,000 from Sales Tax, Capital Expenditures (Fund 203) to General (Fund 100) to allocate $125,000 for the Children’s Museum Fund; $35,320 for City of Hammond employee salaries; $15,500 for a Highway 51 feasibility study; and $5,180 to the fund balance. See attached table. (Lacy Landrum)

XII. ADJOURN

I,  COUNCIL CLERK, TONIA BANKS, 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  OR BEFORE THE 06 DAY OF July, 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.”