City Council Meeting Agenda – May 24, 2016

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIl AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
May 24, 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 amend the Hammond Criminal Code (Chapter 21) of the Code of Ordinances regarding offenses and miscellaneous provisions. (Andre Coudrain)

2. An Ordinance to approve rezoning request by Espen Lilleslatten & Renata Arado to rezone 210’ of the north portion of a parcel (being 210’x175’) located at 607 W. Morris Ave. from RM-2 to MX-N (recommended approval by the Zoning Commission) Z-2016-04-00019. (Josh Taylor)

3. An Ordinance to approve rezoning request by Starwood Management Company (Vincent B. Starwood) to rezone Lot 3 (75’x149’) fronting on Natchez St. & Mississippi St. from RS-3 to RS-11.A in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. dated 3/7/2015 (recommend to deny by the Zoning Commission) Z-2016-04-00020. (Josh Taylor)

4. An Ordinance to approve Expanded Conditional Use request by Joshua Stafford (applicant) to allow sweetshop/snowball stand meeting all requirements at 1110 W. Morris Ave.; Zoned MX-C & Thomas/Morris Overlay (recommended approval with conditions by the Zoning Commission) Z-2016-04-00021. (Josh Taylor)
The conditions are:

1) The approval shall be with the understanding that such use is a personal right that expires upon change in ownership or applicants being listed above; and
2) Must meet all building code requirements.

5. An Ordinance to rescind Ordinance No. 16-5468 C.S. regarding Public Works Millage. (Jinnie Wilson)

6. STA Falcon Baseball Team Recognition. (Mike Williams)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
May 24, 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:

Announcement of the Millage (Public Hearing set for June 28, 2016)

A. An Ordinance to adopt the following adjusted millage rates.

B. An Ordinance to adopt the roll forward millage rates.

C. An Ordinance to adopt the 2 Mills Public Works Millage rates.

3. Recognition of New Businesses

VII. Minutes of May 10, 2016

VIII. RESOLUTIONS

A.  OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B.  NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution approving the submission of a $25,000 grant application to the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation for firefighting equipment. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

2. A resolution to appoint Aristides Baraya to the Hammond Economic & Industrial Development District Board for a three-year term from June 1, 2016 – May 31, 2019. (Mayor Panepinto)

3. A resolution to appoint Perry Catchings to the Hammond Industrial Development Board for a two-year term from June 1, 2016 – May 31, 2018. (Mayor Panepinto)

4. A resolution to appoint Shauna Seals to the Hammond Historic District Board for a four-year term, to fill the unexpired term of Tom Pistorius, effective May 25, 2016 to March 31, 2017. (Mayor Panepinto)

5. A resolution to approve Change Order No. One (1) – FINAL for “Pine Hill Sewer Extension” (project 616-11507). (Chuck Spangler)

6. A resolution to accept work as substantially complete and to commence the 45-day lien period withholding 10% retainage for “Pine Hill Sewer Extension” (project 616-11507). (Chuck Spangler)

7. A resolution to approve Change Order No. Two (2) for “Sewer Rehabilitation – Infiltration/Inflow Repairs” (project 616-31401). (Chuck Spangler)

8. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding between the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development and the City of Hammond to upgrade the highway/rail crossing safety along the City’s Railroad Spur (SPN: H.010703). (Chuck Spangler)

IX. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1.  Final adoption of an Ordinance to amend the Hammond Criminal Code (Chapter 21) of the Code of Ordinances regarding offenses and miscellaneous provisions. (Andre Coudrain)

2. Final Adoption an Ordinance to approve rezoning request by Espen Lilleslatten & Renata Arado to rezone 210’ of the north portion of a parcel (being 210’x175’) located at 607 W. Morris Ave. from RM-2 to MX-N (recommended approval by the Zoning Commission) Z-2016-04-00019. (Josh Taylor)

3. Final adoption of an Ordinance to approve rezoning request by Starwood Management Company (Vincent B. Starwood) to rezone Lot 3 (75’x149’) fronting on Natchez St. & Mississippi St. from RS-3 to RS-11.A in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. dated 3/7/2015 (recommend to deny by the Zoning Commission) Z-2016-04-00020. (Josh Taylor)

4. Final adoption of an Ordinance to approve Expanded Conditional Use request by Joshua Stafford (applicant) to allow sweetshop/snowball stand meeting all requirements at 1110 W. Morris Ave.; Zoned MX-C & Thomas/Morris Overlay (recommended approval with conditions by the Zoning Commission) Z-2016-04-00021. (Josh Taylor)
The conditions are:

1) The approval shall be with the understanding that such use is a personal right that expires upon change in ownership or applicants being listed above; and
2) Must meet all building code requirements.

5. Final Adoption of an Ordinance to rescind Ordinance No. 16-5468 C.S. regarding Public Works Millage. (Jinnie Wilson)

X. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to amend the City of Hammond budget for the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 in accordance with the procedures set within Section 5-03 of the City of Hammond Charter. (Mayor Panepinto)

(Public hearing is set for the June 28, 2016)

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 23rd DAY OF May 2016 at 4:00pm.

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.”