City Council Meeting Agenda – August 23, 2016

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
August 23, 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 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. 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. 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. 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)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
August 23, 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 August 9, 2016

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A.  OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B.  NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution accepting the Municipal Water Pollution Prevention Annual Report on the South Wastewater Treatment Plant as required by LADEQ in the City of Hammond Discharge permit. (Guy Palermo)

2. A resolution (1) supporting the submission of a $150,000 grant application to the Delta Regional Authority for improvements to the Air Traffic Control Tower at Hammond Northshore Regional Airport; and (2) supporting a match of $253,333 in State Capital Outlay and local funds. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

3. A resolution (1) supporting the submission of a $150,000 grant application to the National Endowment for the Arts to install public art in the roundabouts along Southwest Railroad Avenue at I-12; and (2) supporting a match of $150,000 in State Capital Outlay and local funds. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

4. A resolution (1) accepting a $20,000 Historic Preservation Fund Grant from the Louisiana Division of Historic Preservation to restore the Miller Memorial Library; (2) agreeing to a cash match up to $35,000; and (3) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to sign grant documents. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

5. A resolution to ratify and award bids received August 9, 2016 for “Runway 18-36/13-31 Intersection Rehabilitation.” Attachment#1 Attachment#2  (David Lobue)

6. A resolution to approve Café Rich located at 2770 West Church Street Unit #5, to obtain a permit to sell High/Low alcohol on premises. The owner is Café Rich, LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

7. A resolution to approve NOCA located at 226 North Cate Street, to obtain a permit to sell High/Low alcohol with conditions. The Conditions are based on the approval of the water & sewer, health, fire, and building inspections schedule for September 1, 2016. The owner is Block 49, LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

8. A resolution to authorize the Downtown Development District Office and the merchants located within the Downtown Development District to serve alcohol during the Hot August Night Event on Friday, August 26, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. within the boundaries of W. & E. Robert St. from N. Pine St. to N. Holly St., W. & E. Coleman St. from S. Pine St. to S. Holly St., N. & S. Pine St. from W. Robert St. to W. Coleman Ave., N. & S. Holly St. from E. Robert St. to E. Coleman St. The concentration of visitors is on E. and W. Thomas Street. (Chelsea Tallo)

9. A resolution to grant a Waiver of the City of Hammond’s Open Container Law to the Downtown Development District Office and the merchants located within the Downtown Development District on Friday, August 26, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. within the boundaries of W. & E. Robert St. from N. Pine St. to N. Holly St., W. & E. Coleman St. from S. Pine St. to S. Holly St., N. & S. Pine St. from W. Robert St. to W. Coleman Ave., N. & S. Holly St. from E. Robert St. to E. Coleman St. (Chelsea Tallo)

10. A resolution to purchase 10 (ten) 2017 Chevy Tahoes for the Police Department from Ross Downing Chevrolet for a total of $350,730.70 (Jana Thurman)

11. A resolution to ratify and award bids received August 19, 2016 for “Woodbridge Sewer Rehabilitation’’ (Project# 616-11605). Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Webb Anderson)

12. A resolution to authorize the Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce to serve alcohol from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at the “ Chillin’ with the Chamber’’ Fundraising Event held at the Hammond  Chamber of Commerce Office, 400 Northwest Railroad Avenue, Hammond. (Daryl Ferrara)

13. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Tangipahoa Parish Government and the City of Hammond for debris monitoring and removal services. (Lacy Landrum)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption of 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. Final adoption of 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. Final adoption of 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. Final adoption of 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)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to amend the City of Hammond’s budget for FY 2016 – 2017 to transfer $500,000.00  from the General Fund (100) balance to renovate Zemurray Pool. (Lacy Landrum)

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 22nd 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.”