City Council Meeting Agenda – October 20, 2015

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA 
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
October 20, 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 amend the City of Hammond budget for the Fiscal Year  2015–2016 to transfer $117,011 from the Court Awarded Asset Fund (Fund 205) to the Local Government Assistance Program grant account (Project 31601) to replace the roof on the Police Station.  (Lacy Landrum)

2. An ordinance to create the position of Sports Coordinator (Pay Grade 119), to replace the position of Youth Coordinator (Pay Grade 119). (Loretta Severan)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
October 20, 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 October 6th, 2015

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS:

1. A resolution approving OB Express located at 2280 Old Baton Rouge Highway to obtain a permit to sell high/low packaged alcohol for the 2015/2016 calendar year. The owner is OB Express LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

2. A resolution to accept the bid of Lenco Industries, Inc. d/b/a Lenco Armored vehicles for the purchase of a Lenco Bearcat G2 Vehicle “Swat Unit” for the Police Department, for the price of  $249,790.00. The funds for the purchase are coming from the police Millage (Fund 210). (Ernest Peters)

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve the renewal of all existing businesses high and/ or low alcohol permits in the City of Hammond for the Calendar year 2016. (Jinnie Wilson)

2. A resolution approving Corner Store #389 located at 42315 S. Morrison Blvd., to obtain a permit to sell high/low packaged alcohol for the 2015/2016 calendar year. The owner is CST Louisiana, LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

3. A resolution to appoint Jessica Shirey to the Hammond Historic District for a 4 year term from October 20, 2015 to December 31, 2016. (Mayor Panepinto)

4. A resolution to ratify and award bids received October 16, 2015 for “Pine Hill Forest Sewer Extension” (Project 616-11507). (Chuck Spangler)

5. A resolution to approve Change Order No. 2 (Final), on “Hammond Northshore Airport – Phase II Drainage Improvements” (Project 414-31504) in the amount of $33,584.80 credit. (Chuck Spangler)

6. A resolution to approve the updated Capital Improvement Plan for the Hammond Northshore Regional Airport. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Dave Lobue)

7. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to sign an Agreement with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for the project, “Rehabilitate Runway 18/36 and 13/31, Phase II” (SPN H.011864) at the Hammond Northshore Regional Airport. (Dave Lobue)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1.  Final adoption of an ordinance to amend the City of Hammond budget for the Fiscal Year 2015–2016 to transfer $117,011 from the Court Awarded Asset Fund (Fund 205) to the Local Government Assistance Program grant account (Project 31601) to replace the roof on the Police Station. (Lacy Landrum)

2. Final adoption of an ordinance to create the position of Sports Coordinator (Pay Grade 119), to replace the position of Youth Coordinator (Pay Grade 119). (Loretta Severan)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

X. 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 19th  DAY OF OCTOBER , 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.”