City Council Meeting Agenda – July 21, 2015

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
July 21, 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 relative to alcoholic beverages and Sunday alcohol sales. (Lemar Marshall)

2. 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.  An ordinance to declare as surplus and authorize the sale of the items listed below to sell on GovDeals.com:  (Ernest Peters)

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. 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. (Lacy Landrum)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
July 21, 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:

a.) Call for Public Meeting — Notice is hereby given that at its meeting to be held on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at the City Council Chambers, 312 E. Charles Street, Hammond, Louisiana, the City Council of the City of Hammond, State of Louisiana, plans to consider adopting a resolution ordering and calling an election to be held in the City of Hammond to authorize the renewal of an ad valorem tax.

3. Recognition of New Businesses

VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

Minutes of July 7, 2015

VII. RESOLUTIONS

VIII. OLD BUSINESS

1. 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)

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing the engagement of Timothy Richardson to represent the City of Hammond and city defendants in the matter of Tallys White v. Officer X , ET AL docket #  71,059, 18th Judicial District Court”. (Andre Coudrain)

2 . A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Tangipahoa Voluntary Council on Aging from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. (Lacy Landrum)

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

4. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with CASA from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. (Lacy Landrum)

5. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. (Lacy Landrum)

6. A resolution to renew the appointment of Joe Mier to the Hammond Area Economic & Industrial Development District Board for a three-year term from August 1, 2015 – July 30, 2018. (Mayor Panepinto)

7. A resolution to renew the appointment of Robby Miller to the Hammond Area Economic & Industrial Development District Board for a three-year term from August 1, 2015 – July 30, 2018. (Mayor Panepinto)

8. A resolution to renew the appointment of Hart Bordelon to the Hammond Area Economic & Industrial Development District Board for a three-year term from August 1, 2015 – July 30, 2018. (Mayor Panepinto)

9.  A resolution to adopt the Tangipahoa Parish Hazard Mitigation Plan 2015 that identifies mitigation goals and actions to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property. (Lacy Landrum)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

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

2. Final adoption 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.  Final adoption of an ordinance to declare as surplus and authorize the sale of the items listed below to sell on GovDeals.com: (Ernest Peters)

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. Final adoption 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)

XI. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to approve rezoning request by First Guaranty Bank to rezone 404, 406, 412 E. Morris Ave & 206 S. Orange St. on Lot A-1 Square 2 Iowa Addition from RM-2 & MX-N to MX-C in accordance with survey by Andrew N. Faller dated 4/24/15; Iowa Addition Overlay, DDD, Thomas/Morris Overlay (Case# Z-2015-06-00009) Recommended approval by Zoning Commission. (Josh Taylor)

2. Introduction of an Ordinance to Amend the Unified Development Code Ordinance #14-5364 Article 8 Overlay Districts & Appendix E: Hammond Historic District Commission Design Guidelines and Rules of Operation (TA-2015-06-00002) Recommend approval by the Historic Commission & Zoning Commission. (Josh Taylor)

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 20 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.”