City Council Meeting Agenda – February 14, 2017

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
February 14, 2017
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER: Council President Lemar Marshall

II. ROLL CALL: Johnny Blount ( ), Jason Hood ( ), Janice Carter Beard ( ), Lemar Marshall ( ), Mike Williams ( )

III. PUBLIC HEARING: 

1. An ordinance to adopt the recommendation of the Zoning Commission not to expand the Hammond Historic District. (Lacy Landrum)

2. An ordinance to expand the Historic District. (Lacy Landrum)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
February 14, 2017
6:00pm Immediately following Public Hearing.

I. CALL TO ORDER: Council President Lemar Marshall

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 January 24, 2017

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS:

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve Kinchen’s Restaurant, LLC. , located at 221 E. Thomas St., moving to 200 SW Railroad Ave., Hammond La., to obtain a High/Low alcohol content permit. (Jinnie Wilson)

2. A resolution to approve the appointment of Cyril Gaiennie as the Building Official for the City of Hammond with an annual salary of $66,165 (Pay Grade 131, Step 21) effective February 10, 2017.
(Loretta Severan)

3. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 509 Noah James Drive (90% damaged), located in Council District 1. The owner is Jake D. Johnson, ETAL, C/O Regina Jones, 2911 Oliver St., Bossier, LA 71112. (Bobby Mitchell)

4. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 808 E. Robinson St., (96% damaged), located in Council District 1. The owner is Jerrilyn Hall, 61116 Vining Rd., Amite, LA 70422. (Bobby Mitchell)

5. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 903 E. Coleman Ave., (91% damaged), located in Council District 1. The owner is Pearly Hutton, C/O Zena Hayes, 910 E. Coleman Ave., Hammond, LA 70401. (Bobby Mitchell)

6. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 45334 Hoover Alley, (95% damaged), located in Council District 1. The owner is Scenie Mae Williams, C/O Elma Johnson, P.O. Box 503, Hammond, LA 70404. (Bobby Mitchell)

7. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 209 Peach St., (87% damaged), located in Council District 3. The owner is Jo Ann Drake, C/O Chiquita Kelly, P.O. Box 613,
Hammond, LA 70404. (Bobby Mitchell)

8. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 1007 Varnado Lane, (98% damaged), located in Council District 3. The owner is Helen Coleman, 1007 Varnado St., Hammond, LA 70401. (Bobby Mitchell)

9. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 2005 Corbin Rd., (88% damaged), located in Council District 3. The owner is Edward Clyde Cummings, 639 Solomon Dr., Covington LA 70433. (Bobby Mitchell)

10. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 217 Scanlan St., (93% damaged), located in Council District 4. The owner is Annie Richardson & M. Richardson Enterprises, LLC.
P.O. Box 578, Natalbany, LA 70451. (Bobby Mitchell)

11. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 2806 W. Church St., (90% damaged), located in Council District 4. The owner is Doris Tate Achord, 11700 E. Brickyard Rd., Hammond, LA 70401. (Bobby Mitchell)

12. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding between the Tangipahoa Parish Government and the City of Hammond for the purchase and installation of bus shelters and benches. (Lacy Landrum)

13. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Tangipahoa Parish School Board and the City of Hammond for the use of Reimers Field. (Pete Panepinto)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption of an ordinance to adopt the recommendation of the Zoning Commission not to expand the Hammond Historic District. (Lacy Landrum)

2. Final adoption of an ordinance to expand the Historic District. (Lacy Landrum)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to approve an Expanded Conditional Use request by Vollen G. Washington (owner) and Alma M. Robinson (applicant) to allow placement of 2016 Mobile Home meeting all code requirements on Lot 6 Square 10 Greenville Park Subdivision located at 104 W. Louisa West St.; Zoned RS-3 (Z-2017-01-00034) recommended denial by Zoning Commission.
(Tracie Schillace)

2. Introduction of an ordinance to approve a budget transfer of $31,000 from the General Fund (100) Balance to General Administration – Payments to Animal Shelter (100158000-560249). (Lacy Landrum)

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 13th DAY Of February 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.”