City Council Meeting Agenda – June 13, 2017

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 13, 2017
5:30pm
No Scheduled 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. PUBLIC HEARING:  NONE

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 13, 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 May 23, 2017

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve the Mayor to enter into a contract with The Daily Star as the Official Journal for the City of Hammond, LA from July 1, 2017- June 30, 2018. (Lacy Landrum)

2. A resolution to reappoint George Sullivan to the Civil Service Board for a three-year term from July 29, 2016 – July 28, 2019. (Mayor Panepinto)

3. A resolution to reappoint John Pearson to the Civil Service Board for a three-year term from July 29, 2016 – July 28, 2019. (Mayor Panepinto)

4. A resolution approving Change Order No. 1 (Final) for $33,411.20 to DACO Construction Company, Inc. to complete repairs to the airport taxiway lights to be paid from Airport – Maintenance/Airfield (10038000 – 530136). (David Lobue)

5. A resolution approving $38,000 as the total cost for an emergency repair by Griner Drilling Service, Inc. to Water Well #3 to be paid from the Emergency & Miscellaneous Repairs (61636000 – 520418 – 11705). (Guy Palermo)

6. A resolution to reappoint Shauna Seals to the Hammond Historic District Commission for a four-year term from April 1, 2017 – March 31, 2021. (Mayor Panepinto)

7. A resolution to reappoint Jeffrey Smith to the Planning & Zoning Commission for a four-year term from June 15, 2017 – June 14, 2021. (Mayor Panepinto)

8. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Maintenance Agreement including Mowing and Litter Pickup for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2018 between the City of Hammond and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. (Lacy Landrum)

9. A resolution (1) supporting the submission of a $14,232 Bulletproof Vest Partnership grant application; and (2) supporting a cash match of $7,116 from the Hammond Police Department. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

10. A resolution to approve the proposal from Kushner LaGraize, LLC, for the Auditor for the City of Hammond. RFP 17-23. (Syeda Naeem)

11. A resolution to approve the proposal from Whitney Bank for the Fiscal Agent for the City of Hammond. RFP 18-02. (Syeda Naeem)

12. A resolution authorizing Outdoorsman Helping Others, Inc., a local nonprofit organization recognized as tax exempt under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, to sell beer from 4:00 pm until 10:00 pm on Saturday, August 26th, 2017 at its annual fundraising banquet to be held at the Hammond Police Union Hall, 201 Natchez Street, Hammond. (Dave Townsend)

13. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a service agreement with E.A. Uffman & Associates, Inc. / CSD Collection Specialist for the collection of past due utility accounts. (Lacy Landrum)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: NONE

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to remove a Provision for the Regulation of Aluminum and Electrical Wire. (Cyril Gaiennie)

2. Introduction of an Ordinance to Amend Unified Development Code Ordinance # 14-5364 Section 10.2.7 Sidewalk and Bicycle Path Improvement Standards “A” to read as: Six (6) inch thick Portland cement concrete sidewalks may be required along both sides of all public and private subdivision streets (TA-2017-03-0005) Recommend approval by Planning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

3. Introduction of an Ordinance to Amend Unified Development Code Ordinance #14-5364 Section 14.3.2 Surfacing Required “A” to add: (3) Pavement in city right of ways (a) driveways and any pavement in rights-of-ways to be designed with (6) inch thick concrete and as required in Appendix C-Parking, Streets, and Roadways (TA-2017-05-0007) Recommend approval by Planning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

4. Introduction of an Ordinance declaring 3 (Three) Bullet Proof Vest surplus property and providing for a donation to benefit the safety of Tickfaw State Park Ranger’s. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Jana Thurman)

5. Introduction of an Ordinance to create the position for Environmental Services Lab Supervisor, Pay Grade 125. (Loretta Severan)

6. Introduction of an Ordinance to declare as surplus and authorize the sale of the items listed below to sell on GovsDeal.com.

Unit# 644 – 2007 Ford Crown Victoria, VIN# 2FAFP71W57X130858
Unit# 712 – 2008 Ford Crown Victoria, VIN# 2FAFP71V08X125690
Unit# 762 – 2009 Ford Crown Victoria, VIN# 2FAHP71V79X123686
Unit# 716 – 2008 Ford Crown Victoria, VIN# 2FAFP71V88X125680
Unit# 816 – 2010 Ford Crown Victoria, VIN# 2FABP7BV7AX109814
Unit# 814 – 2010 Ford Crown Victoria, VIN# 2FABP7BV3AX109812
Unit# 568 – 2004 Ford F-250, VIN# 1FTNF20L54EB85231

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 12th DAY Of June 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.”