City Council Meeting Agenda – September 13, 2016

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
September 13, 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’s budget for FY 2016 – 2017 to transfer $592,630.40  from the General Fund (100) balance to renovate Zemurray Pool. (Lacy Landrum)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
September 13, 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 23, 2016

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A.  OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B.  NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing an Internet Purchase Exchange Location within the City of Hammond. (Lacy Landrum)

2. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to extend the contract with Softmart Inc., for the fiscal year 2016-2017 in the amount of $42,898.05 annually. (Marcus McMillian)

3. A resolution (1) accepting a $22,571 federal Justice Assistance Grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance to purchase law enforcement equipment and supplies for the Hammond Police Department; and (2) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to sign grant documents. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

4. A resolution (1) supporting the submission of a $50,000 Local Government Assistance Program grant application to re-roof the Robert Street Building; and (2) supporting a cash match of $40,000. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

5. A resolution to approve an update to the City of Hammond’s “Section 504 Evaluation & Transition Plan and Summary of Previous & New Actions Taken” including new contacts and a new list of City-owned buildings and facilities.  (Charles W. Borchers IV)

6. A resolution (1) accepting $3,877,659.36 in federal Airport Improvement Program funds to rehabilitate the Runway 18-36/13-31 Intersection at Hammond Northshore Regional Airport; and (2) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to sign grant documents. Attachment#1 Attachment#2  (David Lobue)

7. A resolution accepting work as substantially complete on “Aeration Supplement- South WWTP”, Coastal Process, LLC, vendor” (Project #616-11504). (Webb Anderson)

8. A resolution approving “Budget Change Form 17-02” transferring $150,000 from “South WWTP Relocation Study” (Project #616-11602) to “Sewer System Improvements [FY2017]”, (Project #616-11702). (Webb Anderson)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: 

1. Final adoption of an  Ordinance to amend the City of Hammond’s budget for FY 2016 – 2017 to transfer $592,630.40  from the General Fund (100) balance to renovate Zemurray Pool. (Lacy Landrum)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

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 12th DAY OF September  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.”