City Council Meeting Agenda – May 9, 2017

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
May 09, 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:  NONE

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
May 09, 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 April 25, 2017

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Agreement between the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development and the City of Hammond for the City to receive up to $40,000 for the purchase and installation of solar powered LED taxiway centerline reflectors (H.013047). (David Lobue)

2. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between the Hammond Airshow Foundation, Inc. and the City of Hammond. (David Lobue)

3. A resolution (1) supporting the submission of a Fire Prevention & Safety Grant application for up to $8,000 to purchase fire code enforcement and fire/arson investigation equipment; and (2) supporting a cash match of up to $400. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

4. A resolution to approve the Street Department to purchase a 2018 International 7400 SBA 6 x 4 Dump Truck in the amount of $102,965.00 from Timmons Truck Center, Inc. RFP 17-18. (Jana Thurman)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: NONE

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to adopt the City of Hammond budget for the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 and set public hearing in accordance with the procedures set with in Section 5-03 of the City of Hammond Charter. (Mayor Panepinto)

2. Introduction of an Ordinance to approve and declare 44 confiscated bikes as surplus and to be donated to churches and other non-profit organizations. (Jana Thurman)

3. Introduction of an Ordinance declaring (4) Avalanche Police bikes movable property as surplus and not needed for a public purpose and providing for a donation to benefit public safety to the Chitimacha Police Department in Charenton, Louisiana. (Jana Thurman)

4. Introduction of an Ordinance declaring (5) Crown Victoria’s moveable property as surplus and not needed for a public purpose and providing for a donation to benefit public safety to the Tickfaw Police Department in Tickfaw, Louisiana.  (Jana Thurman)

5. Introduction of an Ordinance to authorize the Mayor to sign all documents in connection with the acceptance by the City of a right of way donation being a portion (5.29’x247.19’) of property fronting on Mooney Ave. by Devon & Becky Wells in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. dated May 5, 2017; Zoned C-N (SUB2017-03-00061) Recommend acceptance by Planning Commission (Tracie Schillace)

6. Introduction to an Ordinance for Final Subdivision Approval of Phoenix Square Subdivision Phase II, Acceptance of Letter of Credit/Performance Bond for installation of sidewalks, Acceptance of 1 year Maintenance Bond in accordance with Final Plat and As Built Plans by Wm. J. Bodin Jr.; Zoned RS-3 (SUB-2015-10-00027) Recommend approval with conditions. (Tracie Schillace)

Conditions:

1) Approval from all City Depts. & City Engineer on Water, Sewer, and Drainage; and
2) Acceptable 10% 1 year maintenance bond approved by City Attorney for all infrastructure; and
3) Acceptable Letter of Credit/Performance Bond approved by City Attorney for all uninstalled infrastructure (street lights, Water Meters, and Sidewalks); and
4) Final Plat and As Built Plans to be revised in accordance with Planning Dept Comments.

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 8th DAY Of May 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.”