City Council Meeting Agenda – November 17, 2015

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA 
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
November 17, 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 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

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 November 3rd, 2015

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: 

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution approving an $8, 462.05 increase grant matching funds, to come from fire millage, to harden and retrofit Hammond Fire Station #2 (Project 31410). (Charles Borchers IV)

2. A resolution approving a $12, 652.95 increase in grant matching funds, to come from fire millage, to harden and retrofit Hammond Fire Station #5 (Project 31411). (Charles Borchers IV)

3. A resolution to accept the proposed health insurance plan for calendar year 2015. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 Attachment#3 (Henry Powell)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption 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

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 16th,  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.”