City Council Meeting Agenda – November 3, 2015

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA 
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
November 03, 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:

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

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS:

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve the hire of Breaux Service, Inc. to remove waste/sludge from the old   South Wastewater Treatment Plant lagoon to place the plant back into operations for pretreatment. (Pretreatment of waste water from North Oaks Hospital and Southeast Dairy, Inc.) in the amount of $54, 100.00. (Ernest Peters)

2. A resolution (1) accepting the donation of a dual-purpose K-9 and training from Mrs. Judith Burrus; and (2) authorizing the Mayor to sign all related documents.  (Charles Borchers IV)

3. A resolution to approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) for “Pedestrian Bridges- J.W. Davis Drive” (Project #420-11509). (Chuck Spangler)

4. A resolution to accept work as substantially complete; and commence the 45 day lien period withholding 10% retainage for “Pedestrian Bridges-J.W. Davis Drive” (Project #420-11509). (Chuck Spangler)

5. A resolution to approve “Budget Change Form No. 16-04” supplementing appropriations for “Bridge & Drainage Improvements FY 2016” (Project #420-11608) and “Bulkhead Improvements FY 2016” (Project #420-11609). (Chuck Spangler)

6. A resolution to approve “Budget Change Form No. 16-05” supplementing funds to cover change order items for “Sewer System Evaluation Survey” (Project #616-11506). (Webb Anderson)

7. A resolution to approve Change Order No. 1 for “Sewer System Evaluation Survey”. (Webb Anderson)

8. A resolution to approve Change Order No. 1 for “Zemurray Park Improvements – Phase II” (Project #420-31502). (Webb Anderson)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance for Council to approve surplus for the following vehicle(s) and items listed below to sell on GovDeals.com: (Ernest Peters)

o Unit 487 – 2000 Dodge Ram 3500 – VIN# 3B6MC36511M241405
o Unit 453 – 1999 Kawasaki Green Mule – VIN# JK1AFBC17KB509823
o Unit 336 – 1995 Ditch Witch Trencher – Serial # 3L115314542
o Seize Vehicle – 1999 Infiniti Q45 – VIN# JNKBY31A9XM01323
o Seize Vehicle – 1996 Black Chevrolet Impala – VIN# 1G1BL52P5TR15
o Seize Vehicle – 2003 Cadillac – VIN# 1GY3C63T43R253399
o Unit 742 – 2008 Crown Vic. – VIN# 2FAFP71VO8X160973
o Unit 631 – 2006 Crown Vic. – VIN# FAFP71WX6X141935

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 2nd  DAY OF NOVEMBER, 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.”