City Council Meeting Agenda – December 1, 2015

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
December 01, 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: NONE

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
December 01, 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 November 17, 2015

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to Approve Preliminary Subdivision request by GCHP-Hammond LLC for Phoenix Square Phase II Major Subdivision including Approval of Preliminary Plat & Construction Plans by Clay Barrilleaux, PE, dated November 30, 2015 (Case#SUB-2015-10-00027) Recommend approval with conditions by the Planning Commission. (Josh Taylor)

2. A resolution to provide for canvassing the returns and to declare the result of the special election held in the City of Hammond, State of Louisiana, on Saturday, November 21, 2015, to authorize the renewal of a special tax therein. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 Attachment#3 Attachment#4 Attachment#5 Attachment#6 (Hugh Martin)

3. A resolution to ratify and award bids received November 24, 2015 for “Hammond Police Station Roof Replacement.” Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Ryan Faulk)

4. A resolution to  approve  the appointment of  Susan Owens, Marguerite Walter, Howard Nichols, Tom Pistorius, Ryan Faulk, Barbara McKaskle, and Jessica Shirey to serve as an Historic Preservation Study Commission to investigate and render a report  to the Hammond Planning and Zoning Commission on the expansion of the existing Hammond Historic District. (Mayor Panepinto)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: NONE

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

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 30th,  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.”