City Council Meeting Agenda – April 26, 2016

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
April 26, 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 to approve rezoning request by Vincent F. Roubique from I-L to C-H for a parcel approximately 255.79’ X 313.50’ fronting on Tower Drive located at 1635 Hwy 190 East, in accordance with Tower Commercial Park Plat, recorded 9/28/1987 (Case#Z-2016-03-00018) Recommended approval by the Zoning Commission. (Josh Taylor)

2. An Ordinance to adopt & establish a tax on all taxable property within the corporate limits of Hammond for the year 2016. (Jinnie Wilson)

Public Works: 2.00 mills

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
April 26, 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

A. Progressive Waste

2. Mayor:

3. Recognition of New Businesses

VII. Minutes of April 12th, 2016

VIII. RESOLUTIONS

A.  OLD BUSINESS:

B.  NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing Outdoorsman Helping Others, Inc., a local nonprofit organization recognized as tax exempt under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, to sell beer from 4:00pm until 10:00 pm on Saturday, August 13th, 2016 at its annual fundraising banquet to be held at the Hammond Police Union Hall, 201 Natchez Street, Hammond. (Dave Townson)

2. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to renew the insurance coverage for the City of Hammond for the period of May 1, 2016 through April 30, 2017. (Don Stiel)

3. A resolution to re-approve Preliminary Subdivision request by GCHP-Hammond LLC for Phoenix Square Phase II Major Subdivision including Re-Approval of Preliminary Plat & Construction Plans by William J. Bodin Jr. dated 3/23/2016 (Case#SUB-2015-10-00027) Recommend approval with conditions by the Planning Commission (Josh Taylor)

4. A resolution to approve Somewhere Else Lounge, LLC. located at 2443 Hwy 190 East for high/low alcohol approval.  The owner is Somewhere Else Lounge, LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

5. A resolution (1) approving the submission of a Fire Prevention & Safety Grant application for up to $12,000 to purchase fire code enforcement and fire/arson investigation equipment; and (2) supporting a cash match of up to $600.  (Charles W. Borchers, IV)

6. A resolution (1) approving an application to the Louisiana State Historic Preservation Office for a Historic Preservation Fund Grant of $25,000 to renovate the Miller Memorial Library; and (2) supporting a cash match of $25,000.  (Charles W. Borchers, IV)

7. A resolution to approve Change Order 1 (Final) on the “Hammond Police Station Roof Replacement” Project (31601) with an $85 credit. (Ryan Faulk)

8. A resolution to accept work as substantially complete on the “Hammond Police Station Roof Replacement” Project (31601) and commence the 45-day lien period to release 10% retainage.  (Ryan Faulk)

IX. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1.  Final adoption of an Ordinance to approve rezoning request by Vincent F. Roubique from I-L to C-H for a parcel approximately 255.79’ X 313.50’ fronting on Tower Drive located at 1635 Hwy 190 East, in accordance with Tower Commercial Park Plat, recorded 9/28/1987 (Case#Z-2016-03-00018) Recommended approval by the Zoning Commission. (Josh Taylor)

2. Final adoption of an Ordinance to adopt & establish a tax on all taxable property within the corporate limits of Hammond for the year 2016. (Jinnie Wilson)

Public Works: 2.00 mills

X. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

XI. ADJOURN

I,  INTERIM COUNCIL CLERK, ALMA MITCHELL, 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 25th DAY OF APRIL 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.”