City Council Meeting Agenda – March 22, 2016

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA 
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
 March 22, 2016 
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 relative to alcoholic beverages and Sunday alcohol sales. (Lemar Marshall)

2. An Ordinance authorizing the purchase of three lots bearing the municipal addresses of 600, 602, and 604 W. Coleman Avenue, Hammond, Louisiana 70403 from CeBee Investments & Properties, LLC for the appraised value of $206,000.00. (Mayor Panepinto)

 

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
March 22, 2016
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: Millage announcement
An Ordinance to adopt & establish a tax on all taxable property within the corporate limits of Hammond for the year 2016. Public Works: 2.00 mills

3. Recognition of New Businesses:

VII. Minutes of March 08, 2016

VIII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve the purchase of (8) car cameras from Digital Ally for $35, 395.00 with a 5 yr., warranty. (Ernest Peters)

2. A resolution (1) accepting $190,000 in State Capital Outlay funds; (2) agreeing to match these funds with $63,333 in cash; and (3) authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement and to act on behalf of the City of Hammond with the State of Louisiana for the Air Traffic Control Tower Elevator Project (50-MB9-15-01). (Charles W. Borchers, IV)

3. A resolution (1) accepting $600,000 in State Capital Outlay funds; (2) agreeing to match these funds with $200,000 in cash; and (3) authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement and to act on behalf of the City of Hammond with the State of Louisiana for the Gateway to Hammond Project (50-MB9-15-02).  (Charles W. Borchers, IV)

4. A resolution to ratify and award bids received March 22, 2016 for “Playground Equipment for North Oak Park.”  (Charles W. Borchers, IV)

5. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Tangipahoa Parish Government and the City of Hammond for debris monitoring and removal services. Attachments: Debris Contract. Monitoring Contract. Attachment#2 Attachment#3 (Lacy Landrum)

IX. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption of an ordinance relative to alcohol beverages and Sunday alcohol sales. (Lemar Marshall)

2. Final adoption of an Ordinance authorizing the purchase of three lots bearing the municipal addresses of 600, 602, and 604 W. Coleman Avenue, Hammond, Louisiana 70403 from CeBee Investments & Properties, LLC for the appraised value of $206,000.00. (Mayor Panepinto)

X. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to Amend the Unified Development Code Regarding the Duties and Authority of the Planning and Zoning Commission (TA-2016-02-00003) Recommend approval by Planning & Zoning Commission (Josh Taylor)

2. Introduction of an Ordinance to approve rezoning request by Infinite Investments LLC to rezone Lot 8 in Block 78 of the Hyer Survey (0.172 acre parcel measuring 50’X150’) located at 306 S. Oak St. from RM-2 to MX-C in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. dated 1/21/2016 (Z-2016-02-00015) Recommended approval by the Zoning Commission (Josh Taylor)

3. Introduction of an Ordinance to approve rezoning request by Play and Stay Inc. (Clarence & Linda Whittington) to rezone a 90’ x 660’ parcel (1.36Acres) in the SE Quarter of Section 26, Township 6 South, Range 7 East located at 506 JW Davis Dr. from RS-3* to RM-3 (Z-2016-02-00016) Recommended approval by the Zoning Commission (Josh Taylor)

4. Introduction of an Ordinance to approve rezoning request by White Oaks Enterprise Inc. & Clarence and Linda Whittington to rezone 0.568 acres, Lot 1 of the Whittington Subdivision, a lot measuring 203.51’ x 332.51’, and 0.75 acres being located at 205, 203, 113, and 109 White Street from RM-2 to RM-3 (Z-2016-02-00017) Recommended approval by the Zoning Commission (Josh Taylor)

5. Introduction of an Ordinance to adopt & establish a tax on all taxable property within the corporate limits of Hammond for the year 2016. Public Works: 2.00 mills (Jinnie Wilson)

XI. 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 21st DAY OF March  2016.

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.”