City Council Meeting Agenda – July 11, 2017

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
July 11, 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
July 11, 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 June 27, 2017

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to authorize the Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce to serve alcohol from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the “Chillin’ with the Chamber” Fundraising Event held at the Southeastern Railroad South Park located at 912 North Oak St., Hammond, La 70402. (Julie Perise)

2. A resolution to authorize the Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce to obtain a Waiver of the Open Container Law on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the “Chillin” with the Chamber’’ Fundraising Event held at the Southeastern Railroad South Park located at 912 North Oak St., Hammond, La. 70402. (Julie Perise)

3. A resolution to approve the Holiday schedule for Non-Municipal fire and Police personnel for fiscal year 2017-2018. (Loretta Severan)

4. A resolution to approve The Red, White & Brew Inc. project located at 206 East Thomas Street for participation in the Restoration Tax Abatement Program (Application #20170277). (Stacey Neal)

5. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to sign the annual support agreement and license agreement for Munis Software. (Marcus McMilllian)

6. A resolution authorizing the Hammond Regional Arts Center to host and serve alcohol on Friday, September 29, 2017 from 4:00pm until 10:00pm within the boundaries of Morrison Alley Park for the 8th Annual Brews Arts Festival. (Lacy Landrum)

7. A resolution to authorize the Hammond Regional Arts Center to obtain a Waiver of the Open Container Law on Friday, September 29, 2017 from 4:00pm until 10:00pm within the boundaries of Morrison Alley Park for the 8th Annual Brews Arts Festival. (Lacy Landrum)

8. A resolution to appoint George Bergeron to the Hammond Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board for a three-year term from July 29, 2017 – July 29, 2020. (Mayor Panepinto)

9. A resolution to reappoint Anthony Maurer to the Hammond Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board for a three-year term from July 29, 2017 – July 29, 2020. (Mayor Panepinto)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: NONE

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

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 10th Day Of July 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.”