City Council Meeting Agenda – August 9, 2016

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
August 9th, 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: NONE

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
August 9th, 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:

VI. Minutes of July 26th, 2016

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A.  OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B.  NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to authorize the Hammond Regional Arts Center to get a Waiver of the Open Container  Law on Friday, September 30, 2016 from 2:00pm until 10:00pm within the boundaries of Morrison Alley Park for the 7th Annual Brews Arts Festival. (Katherine Marquette)

2. A resolution authorizing the Hammond Regional Arts Center to host and serve alcohol on Friday, September 30, 2016 from 2:00pm until 10:00pm within the boundaries of Morrison Alley Park for the 7th Annual Brews Arts Festival. (Katherine Marquette)

3. A resolution authorizing the Holy Ghost Parish Fair to be held on October 28, 29 and 30. Boundaries set for the fair are: Magnolia Street from W. Colorado to the railroad track and NW Railroad Avenue from W. Colorado to the railroad track. (Amber Puma)

4. A resolution authorizing the Holy Ghost Parish Fair Committee to receive a waiver of the open container law on Friday, October, 28 from 5pm – 11pm, Saturday, October, 29 from 8am – 11pm, and Sunday, October 30 from 10am – 7pm within the boundaries set. (Amber Puma)

5.  A resolution authorizing the Holy Ghost Parish Fair Committee to sell alcohol on Friday, October, 28 from 5pm – 11pm, Saturday, October 29 from 8am – 11pm and Sunday, October, 30 from 10am – 7pm within the boundaries set. (Amber Puma)

6. A resolution to authorize the Hammond Horror Festival committee to serve alcohol at the annual Macabre Masquerade Ball event at the Hammond Regional Arts Center on  Friday, October 14, 2016 from 7pm until 11pm. All sales will aide in fundraising opportunities for the American Cancer Society to benefit the Tangipahoa Relay for Life. (Taylor McLellan)

7. A resolution supporting the submission of a $10,000 Entergy Charitable Foundation Grant application to purchase computers, a network printer, and necessary supplies to expand the Computer Lab at the Michael J. Kenney Center.  (Charles W. Borchers IV)

8. A resolution supporting the submission of a $20,000 Keep America Beautiful/Lowe’s Community Partner Grant application for an expanded dog park in Zemurray Park. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: NONE

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction to an Ordinance to approve rezoning request by Roy & Lucien Dufreche to rezone a 50’ x 150’ lot being the center 1/3 of the SE 1/4 of Blk. 2 Iowa Addition located at 208 S. Orange St. from RM-2 to MX-C; Iowa Addition Overlay & DDD (Z-2016-07-00027) Recommended approval by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

2. Introduction to an Ordinance to approve rezoning request by Roy & Lucien Dufreche to rezone a 50’x 150’ lot being Lot 12 of Blk 2 Iowa Addition located at 210 S. Orange St. from RM-2 to MX-C; Iowa Addition Overlay & DDD (Z-2016-07-00028) Recommended approval by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

3. Introduction to an Ordinance to approve rezoning request by Roy & Lucien Dufreche to rezone a 50’ x150 ‘ lot being Lot 11 Blk 2 Iowa Addition located at 211 S. Holly St. from RM-2 to MX-C; Iowa Addition Overlay & DDD (Z-2016-07-00029) Recommended approval by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

4. Introduction to an Ordinance to approve rezoning request by Joe Tallo Jr. & Sons Inc. to rezone proposed lot 1 Blk 12 Barbers Addition located at 910 SW RR Ave. from I-L to C-H; DDD (Z-2016-07-00030) Recommended approval by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

X. 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 8th DAY OF August 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.”