City Council Meeting Agenda – December 27, 2016

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
December 27, 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 Hammond Code of Ordinances (Chapter 14) regarding the Fire Prevention Code. (Ritchie Neal)

2. An Ordinance declaring movable property as surplus and not needed for a public purpose and providing for a donation to benefit public safety. (Jana Thurman)

3. An Ordinance to approve expanded conditional use request by Emilie W. Nettles to allow sales and consumption of alcohol in conjunction with a salon/spa located at 200 SW Railroad Ave Suite B in accordance with site plan dated 10/14/2016; Zoned MX-CBD, Historic, DDD (recommend approval with a condition by Zoning Commission) Z-2016-11-00033. (Tracie Schillace)
Condition:
1. This approval shall be with the understanding that such use is a personal right that expires upon a change in occupancy by Emilie W. Nettles.

4. An Ordinance to authorize the Mayor to execute an Agreement for the acceptance of property for a lift station and acceptance of sewer servitudes for the new PS#7 Lift Station Site. (Chuck Spangler)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
December 27, 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 December 13, 2016

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS:

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve Dollar General Store #7518 located at 42279 Veterans Ave., Hammond La., to obtain a permit to sell packaged High/Low alcohol. The owner is DG Louisiana, LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

2. A resolution to approve Dollar General Store #10492 located at 2019 Hwy., 190 East, Hammond La., to obtain a permit to sell packaged High/Low alcohol. The owner is DG Louisiana, LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

3. A resolution to approve Dollar General Store #12802 located at 1100 SW Railroad A, Hammond La., to obtain a permit to sell packaged High/Low alcohol. The owner is DG Louisiana, LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

4. A resolution to approve Dollar General Store #3839 located at 1207 W University Ave, Hammond La., to obtain a permit to sell packaged High/Low alcohol. The owner is DG Louisiana, LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

5. A resolution to authorize the Hammond Regional Arts Center to serve alcohol from 6:30 pm to 9:30pm on Friday, February 10, 2017 at the “Art of the Cocktail” fundraising event held at the Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 East Thomas Street, Hammond. (Alvon Brumfield)

6. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Agreement on behalf of the City of Hammond with the State of Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for the project, “Rehabilitate Runway 18/36 & 13/31 – Phase III (Construction).” (David Lobue)

7. A resolution (1) approving the substitution of the Levy Building Roof Project for the Miller Memorial Library Restoration Project under Certified Local Government Grant 16-HP-10; (2) agreeing to a cash match of up to $60,000 (with $25,000 to come from the Grant Match Fund and up to $35,000 to come from the Streets Department); and (3) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to sign grant documents.  (Charles W. Borchers IV)

8. A resolution to reappoint Marguerite Walter to the Hammond Historic District Board for a four-year term from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2020. (Mayor Panepinto)

9. A resolution to reappoint Barbara McKaskle to the Hammond Historic District Board for a four-year term from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2020. (Mayor Panepinto)

10. A resolution to reappoint Ryan Falk to the Hammond Historic District Board for a four-year term from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2020. (Mayor Panepinto)

11. A resolution to reappoint Jessica Shirey to the Hammond Historic District Board for a four-year term from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2020. (Mayor Panepinto)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption of an Ordinance to amend the Hammond Code of Ordinances (Chapter 14) regarding the Fire Prevention Code. (Ritchie Neal)

2. Final adoption of an Ordinance declaring movable property as surplus and not needed for a public purpose and providing for a donation to benefit public safety. (Jana Thurman)

3. Final adoption of an Ordinance to approve expanded conditional use request by Emilie W. Nettles to allow sales and consumption of alcohol in conjunction with a salon/spa located at 200 SW Railroad Ave Suite B in accordance with site plan dated 10/14/2016; Zoned MX-CBD, Historic, DDD (recommend approval with a condition by Zoning Commission) Z-2016-11-00033. (Tracie Schillace)
Condition:
1. This approval shall be with the understanding that such use is a personal right that expires upon a change in occupancy by Emilie W. Nettles.

4. Final adoption of an Ordinance to authorize the Mayor to execute an Agreement for the acceptance of property for a lift station and acceptance of sewer servitudes for the new PS#7 Lift Station Site. (Chuck Spangler)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to Amend the Smoke Free Ordinance to Provide for Exceptions. (Mike Williams)

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 26th DAY Of DECEMBER 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.”