City Council Meeting Agenda – November 22, 2016

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
November 22, 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 transfer $12, 600.00 from fund 205 court awarded assets to project account 25120000-540167-21703 to purchase bullet proof vest. (Charles Borchers IV)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
November 22, 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 November 7, 2016

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing AMC Palace Hammond 10 located at 801 Fagan Drive, Hammond, LA. 70403 to add on Low content to already high content alcohol License. (Jinnie Wilson)

2. A resolution supporting an $18,000 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant application to purchase a boat for the Hammond Police Department.  (Charles W. Borchers IV)

3. A resolution to ratify and award bids received November 18, 2016 for “Sewer System Improvements [FY2017]”, City project #616-11702. (Chuck Spangler)

4. A resolution to accept the proposed insurance package for calendar year 2016. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 Attachment#3 (Henry Powell)

5. A resolution to select a Consultant and award a contract to conduct the Comprehensive Classification and Compensation Study for the City of Hammond (RFP 17-06). (Loretta Severan)

6. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement and the City to contribute $6,900 for sidewalk installation at the Baltzell Building in downtown. (Lacy Landrum)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE

1. Final adoption of an ordinance to transfer $12, 600.00 from fund 205 court awarded assets to project account 25120000-540167-21703 to purchase bullet proof vest. (Charles Borchers IV)

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. 42:19, ON OR BEFORE THE 21st DAY Of NOVEMBER  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.”