City Council Meeting Agenda – June 28, 2016

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 28, 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 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. (Syeda Naeem)

2. An ordinance to adopt the City of Hammond budget for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 in accordance with the procedures set with in Section 5-03 of the City of Hammond Charter. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Syeda Naeem)

3. An Ordinance to adopt the following adjusted millage rates and they are hereby levied upon the dollar of the assessed valuation of all property subject to ad valorem taxation within said corporate limits of the City of Hammond for the Year 2016, for the purpose of raising revenue: (Jinnie Wilson)

Millage

General Fund                                                            9.010 Mills
(5207001)

Fire & Police                                                              9.960 Mills
(5207002)

Total                                                                           18.97 Mills

4. An Ordinance to increase the millage rate(s), but not to exceed the prior year’s maximum rate(s), on all Taxable property within the corporate limits of the City of Hammond shown on the official assessment roll for the Year 2016, and when collected, the revenues from said taxes shall be used only for the specific purposes for which said taxes have been levied.  Said millage rate(s) are: (Jinnie Wilson)

     Adjusted Rate                        2016  Levy

General Alimony, General Fund
(5207001)                                                                   9.010 Mills                            9.040   Mills

Fire & Police
(5207002)                                                                   9.960 Mills                           10.000 Mills

Public Works                                                                                                             2.000 Mills
(5207003)

Total                                                                             18.97 Mills                           21.04 Mills

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. 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)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 28th, 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:

3. Recognition of New Businesses:

VII. Minutes of June 14th, 2016

VIII. RESOLUTIONS

A.  OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B.  NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve the Holiday closing schedule for Non-Municipal fire and police personnel for fiscal year 2016-2017. (Loretta Severan)

2. A resolution to approve the appointment of James Stewart as the Police Chief with an annual salary of $81,542 (Pay Grade 138, Step 21) effective August 1, 2016. (Mayor Panepinto)

3. A resolution to approve Change Order No. Two (2) – FINAL on “Sidewalk & Drainage Improvements – FY2015” (project #420-11509) in the amount of $70,069.18 credit. (Chuck Spangler).

4. A resolution to accept work as substantially complete and to commence the 45 day lien period withholding 5% retainage for “Sidewalk & Drainage Improvements – FY2015” (project #420-11509). (Chuck Spangler)

5. A resolution approving Quick Way # 5 located at 14633 University Ave., to obtain a conditional alcohol permit to sell high/low packaged alcohol. The condition being that the Health, Fire, and building inspection are completed before issuing the alcohol permit. (Jinnie Wilson)

IX. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption 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. (Syeda Naeem)

2. Final adoption of an ordinance to adopt the City of Hammond budget for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 in accordance with the procedures set with in Section 5-03 of the City of Hammond Charter. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Syeda Naeem)

3. Final adoption of an Ordinance to adopt the following adjusted millage rates and they are hereby levied upon the dollar of the assessed valuation of all property subject to ad valorem taxation within said corporate limits of the City of Hammond for the Year 2016, for the purpose of raising revenue: (Jinnie Wilson)

Millage

General Fund                                                            9.010 Mills
(5207001)
Fire & Police                                                              9.960 Mills
(5207002)

Total                                                                           18.97 Mills

4. Final adoption of an Ordinance to increase the millage rate(s), but not to exceed the prior year’s maximum rate(s), on all Taxable property within the corporate limits of the City of Hammond shown on the official assessment roll for the Year 2016, and when collected, the revenues from said taxes shall be used only for the specific purposes for which said taxes have been levied.  Said millage rate(s) are: (Jinnie Wilson)

     Adjusted Rate                        2016  Levy

General Alimony, General Fund
(5207001)                                                                   9.010 Mills                            9.040   Mills

Fire & Police
(5207002)                                                                   9.960 Mills                           10.000 Mills

Public Works                                                                                                             2.000 Mills
(5207003)

Total                                                                             18.97 Mills                           21.04 Mills

5. Final adoption 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)

6. Final adoption 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)

7. Final adoption 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)

X. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to authorize the City of Hammond to collect a $3.00 transaction fee for all online credit card payments (Syeda Naeem)

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 27th 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.”