City Council Meeting Agenda – August 4, 2015

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
August 04, 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 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. 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)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
August 04, 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 July 21, 2015

VII. RESOLUTIONS

VIII. OLD BUSINESS

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing the Hammond Regional Arts Center to host and serve alcohol on Friday September 25th, 2015 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm within the boundaries of Morrison Alley Park for the 6th Annual Brews Arts Festival. (Katherne Marquette)

2. A resolution to authorize the Hammond Regional Arts Center to get a Waiver of the Open Container  Law on Friday September 25th, 2015 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm within the boundaries of Morrison Alley Park for the 6th Annual Brews Arts Festival. (Katherne Marquette)

3. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Hammond Youth Education Alliance, Inc. from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. (Lacy Landrum)

4. A resolution to authorize the Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce to serve alcohol from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Friday, August 14, 2015 at the “Chillin’ with the Chamber” Fundraising Event held at the Hammond Chamber of Commerce office, 400 Northwest Railroad Avenue, Hammond.  (Daryl Ferrara)

5. A resolution to approve the appointment of Bobby Carter to the Hammond Housing Authority. (Mayor Pete Panepinto)

6.  A resolution to ratify and award bids received July 31, 2015 for “Zemurray Park Improvements-Phase II”. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Webb Anderson).

7. A resolution to accept the work as substantially complete and to commence the 45 day lien period withholding 10% retainage for “Airport Drainage Improvements-Phase II” (Project 414-31504).  (Webb Anderson)

8. A resolution to approve Budget Change Form BCF 16-01 supplementing funds to cover change order items for “Lift Station Improvements [FY2014]” (project 616-11302). (Webb Anderson)

9.  A resolution to approve Change Order No. 2 (Final), for “Lift Station Improvements [FY2014]” (project 616-11302). (Webb Anderson)

10. A resolution to accept work as substantially complete and to commence the 45 day lien period withholding 10% retainage for “ Lift Station Improvements [FY2014]” (Project 616-11302). (Webb Anderson)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption 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. Final adoption 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)

XI. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

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 3rd DAY OF August, 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.”