City Council Meeting Agenda – January 10, 2017

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING 312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
January 10, 2017
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: NONE

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
January 10, 2017
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. ELECTION:

A. President-

B. Vice President-

IV. PRAYER:

V. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:  All veterans and active military, please render the proper salute.

VI. REPORTS:

1. Council:

2. Mayor:

3. Recognition of New Businesses:

VII. Minutes of December 27, 2016

VIII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS:

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement on behalf of the City of Hammond with Tangipahoa Parish Government for road overlays on Alexander Drive, South Chestnut Street, and Sanders Avenue. (Lacy Landrum)

2. A resolution reaffirming the City of Hammond’s commitment, in accepting a $456,000 Transportation Alternatives Program grant from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for the JW Davis & CM Fagan SW Project (State Project H.011858), (1) to provide a cash match of $196,000, which includes the required 20% local match and costs of engineering and construction administration/testing; (2) to assume full responsibility for managing and maintaining the project and for any legal liability incurred as a result of the project; and (3) to authorize the Mayor or his designee to sign all grant-related documents. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

IX. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

X. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

XI. 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 9th DAY Of JANUARY  2017 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.”