City Council Meeting Agenda – October 11, 2016

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
October 11, 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. Introduction of an ordinance to prohibit the obstruction or defacement of fire hydrants. (Mike Williams)

2. Introduction of an ordinance to amend the Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with Gulf Coast Housing to extend the deadline for completion. Attachment#1 Attachment#2  (Lacy Landrum)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
October 11, 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 September 27, 2016

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Hammond Area Economic & Industrial Development District for up to $20,000 from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. (Lacy Landrum)

2. A resolution to approve the renewal of all existing businesses high and/ or low alcohol permits in the City of Hammond for the Calendar year 2017. (Jinnie Wilson)

3. A resolution approving a budget change to transfer $52,000 from the South Plant Ditch (project 11003) to Stein Road Sewer Repair (project 11716). (Lacy Landrum)

4. A resolution to award a contract to Lawson Bone’t Construction, Inc. for $50,800 to repair the sewer force main on Stein Road. (Lacy Landrum)

5. A resolution to approve Legal Services Agreement with City Attorney Andre Coudrain. (Lacy Landrum)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE

1. Final adoption of an ordinance to prohibit the obstruction or defacement of fire hydrants. (Mike Williams)

2. Final adoption of an ordinance to amend the Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with Gulf Coast Housing to extend the deadline for completion. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Lacy Landrum)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING

1. Introduction to an Ordinance for Annexation into the Hammond City Limits, Initial Zoning to I-L, and to be placed in City Council District #1 requested by Gemma Holdings, LLC for 8.88 Acres located at 44617 S. Airport Rd. in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. dated 8/4/2004 (Z-2016-08-00031). (Tracie Schillace)

2. Introduction to an Ordinance for Annexation into the Hammond City Limits, Initial Zoning to I-L, and to be placed in City Council District #1 requested by Edson Group LP for 11.76 Acres located at 44560 S. Airport Rd. in accordance with survey by Dennis L. Gowin dated 12/13/2005 (Z-2016-08-00032). (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 7th DAY Of OCTOBER 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.”