City Council Meeting Agenda – July 12, 2016

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
July 12th, 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 authorize the City of Hammond to collect a $3.00 transaction fee for all online credit card payments. (Syeda Naeem)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
July 12th, 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 28th, 2016

VIII. RESOLUTIONS

A.  OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B.  NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve Change Order No. One (1) – FINAL on “Downtown Parking & Sidewalk Improvements – FY2016” (Project # 420-11611) in the amount of $1,756.85 Credit. (Webb Anderson)

2. A resolution to accept work as substantially complete and to commence the 45 day lien period withholding 10% retainage for “ Downtown Parking & Sidewalk Improvements – FY2016” (Project 420-11611). (Webb Anderson)

3. A resolution to approve Shell Mart located at 2201 SW Railroad Ave., Hammond LA., to obtain a permit to sell packaged High-Low alcohol. The owner is Govinda Hammond, LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

4. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into contract with Utility Outsourcing Specialist Inc., for Meter Reading Services for the fiscal year 2016-2017, in the amount of $1.10 per meter in accordance with RFP 16-29. (Jana Thurman)

5.  A resolution to authorize the purchase of a Crash/Rescue Airport Fire Truck in the amount of $715,472.10 purchased from LaMAS State Contract #408237 RBA1114, with funding from Fire Millage. (John Thomas)

6. A resolution to authorize the Hammond Firefighters Local 2361 to obtain a waiver of the Open Container Law on Saturday, September 10, 2016, from 4pm-10pm in the area of the Casa de Fresa parking mall for their 5K Benefit Run. (Derwin Miley)

7. A resolution to authorize the Hammond Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 34 to sell alcohol within the boundaries of East Thomas Street to East Coleman Avenue in the areas of the Saik, Alvis, Northern House, and St. James parking malls, for the 1st Annual Back the Blue BBQ competition to be held on Friday, November 4, 2016, from 4pm-10pm and on Saturday, November 5, 2016, from 7am-6pm. (George Bergeron)

8. A resolution to authorize the Hammond Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 34 to obtain a waiver of the Open Container Law within the boundaries of East Thomas Street to East Coleman Avenue in the areas of the Saik, Alvis, Northern House, and St. James parking malls, for the 1st Annual Back the Blue BBQ competition to be held on Friday, November 4, 2016, from 4pm-10pm and Saturday, November 5, 2016, from 7am-6pm. (George Bergeron)

10. A resolution to authorize the City of Hammond to enter into contract with Mele Printing LLC., for Utility Billing Services for the approximate annual amount of $41,664.00 through June 30, 2017. (Jana Thurman)

11. A resolution for the approval of Budget Change Form No. 17-01 transferring $150,000 from Project 616-11704 to Project 616-11605. (Webb Anderson)

IX. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

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

X. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING: 

1. Introduction to an Ordinance to approve Expanded Conditional Use request by Delishia Wilson (Building Blocks Early Learning Center) to allow operation of a daycare at 911 Old Covington Hwy being property approx. 208’x 208’ in accordance with survey by Gilbert Sullivan dated 11.9.1991; Zoned RM-2 and Iowa Addition Overlay (Z-2016-06-00025) Recommend approval by the Zoning Commission with the following condition: 1) the approval shall be with the understanding that such use is a personal right that expires upon change in occupancy as listed above. (Tracie Schillace)

2.  Introduction to an Ordinance to approve Expanded Conditional Use request by Joseph Ribando III to allow a microbrew pub with sales and consumption in accordance with LA Alcohol and Tobacco Control Microbrewer guidelines located at 1110 CM Fagan Drive; Zoned CH (Z-2016-06-00026) Recommend approval by the Zoning Commission with the following conditions: 1) the approval shall be with the understanding such use is a personal right that expires upon change in occupancy as listed above; 2) must be in accordance with LA Alcohol and Tobacco Control Microbrewer Permit and; 3) 12% Alcohol Cap on any alcohol sold. (Tracie Schillace)

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 11th DAY OF JULY 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.”