City Council Meeting Agenda – June 14, 2016

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 14, 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:

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 14, 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 public hearing for final budget adoption is on June 28th, 2016.
Announcement of the Millage Public Hearing is also 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 24, 2016

VIII. RESOLUTIONS

A.  OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B.  NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution for council to approve Frozen Dinners & Food Products for the Hammond City Jail from July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017. Properly bid with Pon Foods being awarded for $41,773.75. (Ernest Peters)

2. A resolution for council to approve the Mayor to enter into a contract with The Daily Star as the Official Journal for the City of Hammond, LA from July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017. (Ernest Peters)

3. A resolution authorizing Government Consultants, Inc. to act as Financial Advisor to the City of Hammond. (Jason Hood)

4. A resolution approving the submission of a $22,500 FY 2015–16 Community Water Enrichment Fund grant application to reconstruct the valve pit at the Blackburn Water Tower. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

5. A resolution approving the submission of an application for $22,571 in federal Justice Assistance Grant funds to purchase law enforcement equipment and supplies for the Hammond Police Department. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

6. A resolution for the approval of Change Order No. Two (2) – FINAL on “Zemurray Park Improvements –Phase II” (project #420-31502) in the amount of $3,000.00 credit. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Webb Anderson).

7. A resolution to reappoint Jimmy Meyer to the Planning & Zoning Commission for a five-year term from June 15, 2016 to June 14, 2021. (Mayor Panepinto)

8. A resolution to appoint Matt Sandifer to the Planning & Zoning Commission for a four-year term from June 15, 2016 to June 14, 2020. (Mayor Panepinto)

9. A resolution to reappoint William Travis to the Planning & Zoning Commission for a three-year term from June 15, 2016 to June 14, 2019. (Mayor Panepinto)

10. A resolution to reappoint Stanley Young to the Planning & Zoning Commission for a two-year term from June 15, 2016 to June 14, 2018. (Mayor Panepinto)

11. A resolution to appoint Jeffrey Smith to the Planning & Zoning Commission for a one-year term from June 15, 2016 to June 14, 2017. (Mayor Panepinto)

12.  A resolution to authorize the Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce to serve alcohol from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Friday, August 12, 2016 at the “Chillin’ with the Chamber” Fundraising Event held at the Hammond Chamber of Commerce Office, 400 Northwest Railroad Avenue, Hammond. (Melissa Bordelon)

13. A resolution for the approval of Budget Change Form No. 16-09 transferring $110,000 from Project 616-11003 to Project 616-11504. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Chuck Spangler)

14. A resolution to award the contract from quotes received on June 14, 2016, for “Aeration Supplement – South Wastewater Treatment Plant” (project 616-11504). (Chuck Spangler)

15. A resolution to approve the transfer of $88,280 from Sewer Plant Operations, Utilities (61036700-540174) to Sewer Utility, Maintenance Lines and Pumps (61036500-530155) to complete an emergency replacement of Sewer Lift Station #26 (Oak Creek Subdivision). (Guy Palermo)

16. A resolution to approve the bid for an emergency replacement of Sewer Lift Station #26 (Oak Creek Subdivision). The low bid is from Lawson Bone’t Construction, Inc. for $88,280. (Guy Palermo).

17. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a contract with Harper Metal Building for the “Addition to Park Recreation Building at the 190 Facility” for $195,000. (Ernest Peters)

18. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a contract with Rail Technical Services, LLC, for $175,999 for the following work:  (Ernest Peters)
A. Preparations to Install 50’ Rubber Crossing (Morris Road)
B. Preparations to Install 2 (Two) Hi-Railroad Crossings (Woodscale Road)
C. Surfacing, Lining, Ballast-Regulating, and Bolt Tightening (City of Hammond)

IX. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: 

X. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to approve rezoning request by Charles Street LLC to rezone 507 & 509 W. Charles St. (100’x150′) from RS-11 to RS-3; Hyer-Cate Overlay (Z-2016-05-00022). Recommended approval 2-1 with the understanding any subdivision request will be brought to the Planning Commission for approval. (Josh Taylor)

2. Introduction of an Ordinance to approve rezoning request by Andrew & Jeannette Gasaway to rezone 511 W. Charles St (50’X150’) from RS-11 to RS-3; Hyer-Cate Overlay (Z-2016-05-00023). Recommended approval 2-1 with the understanding any subdivision request will be brought to the Planning Commission for approval. (Josh Taylor)

3. Introduction of an Ordinance to revise Ordinance #2526 a Restricted Conditional Use request by Michabelle Inc. for Sections: 1, 2, & 3 to read RM-2, and Section 6: to read in accordance with site plan by Environmental Design Systems dated revised 4.26.2016, to allow an addition to existing building located at 1106 S. Holly St; Zoned RM-2 conditional use & Iowa Addition Overlay (recommended approval by the Zoning Commission) Case#Z-2016-05-00024. (Josh Taylor)

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 13th DAY OF June 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.”