City Council Meeting Agenda – March 1, 2017

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
March 01, 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. 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).  (Mayor Pete Panepinto)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
March 01, 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:

A. 2020 Census Information Presentation- Councilwoman Janice Carter Beard

2. Mayor:

3. Recognition of New Businesses:

VI. Minutes of February 14, 2017

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS:

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve change order No. 1 on “Bridge & Drainage Improvements [FY 2016]’’; project #420-11608. (Jay Pittman).

2. A resolution to approve the final acceptance on “Bridge & Drainage Improvements [FY 2016]’’; project #420-11608. (Jay Pittman).

3. A resolution to ratify and award bids received on February 10, 2017 for “Hammond Northshore Regional Airport Phase III Drainage Improvements – State Project No. H.011255’’; project #616-11702. (Jay Pittman)

4. A resolution (1) ratifying bids received February 24, 2017 for “Gateway to Hammond, Phase I;”(2) attesting to the City’s commitment of all funds, up to $200,000 in cash, necessary to complete the project satisfactorily; and (3) authorizing the Mayor to enter into a contract with the low bidder after the City has received written and signed concurrence in the low bidder’s selection from the Louisiana Office of Facility Planning & Control.  (Charles W. Borchers IV)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: 

1. Final adoption 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. Final adoption 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)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

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 27th 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.”