City Council Meeting Agenda – July 25, 2017

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
July 25th, 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 25th, 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. Solicitation

B. Therese Domiano – TPSS School Board Vice President

2. Mayor:

3. Recognition of New Businesses:

VI. Minutes of July 11, 2017

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve Mojitos Bistro located at 207 East Thomas St., Hammond La., 70401 to sell High/Low Alcohol. The owner is LIL, HAVANA LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

2. A resolution to authorize the Downtown Development District and its approved merchants to serve alcohol during the event Hot August Night, held on Friday, August 25th, 2017 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. Event is held within the boundaries of E. and W. Charles St., N. and S. Cherry St., E. and W. Coleman St. and N. and S. Pine St. (Chelsea Tallo)

3. A resolution to grant a Waiver of the City of Hammond’s Open Container Law to the Downtown Development District and its approved merchants during the event Hot August Night, held on Friday, August 25th, 2017 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. Event is held within the boundaries of E. and W. Charles St., N. and S. Cherry St., E. and W. Coleman St. and N. and S. Pine St. (Chelsea Tallo)

4.  A resolution to approve Budget Change Form No. 18-01 transferring $325,000 from “Concrete Street Repairs FY2018’’ (project #420-11809) to “Street Improvements FY2017’’ (project #420-11713). (Chuck Spangler)

5. A resolution to approve Change Order No. 1 adding not to exceed $250,000 to “Street Improvements FY2017” contract (Byron E. Talbot, contractor) for additional street work per FY2018 Five Year Capital Improvements Ordinance, plus Coleman Street crossing at CNRR, plus E. Coleman street repairs associated with sewer line collapse. (Chuck Spangler)

6. A resolution to approve Budget Change Form No. 18-02 transferring $163,000 from “Drainage Improvements FY2018” (project #420-11806) to “Drainage Improvements FY2017” (project #420-11707). (Webb Anderson).

7. A resolution to approve Change Order No. 1 adding not to exceed $145,000 to “Drainage Improvements FY2017” contract (Stranco, contractor) for additional drainage work per FY2018 Five Year Capital Improvements Ordinance, plus Brandi Lane, and Airport East Ramp. (Webb Anderson)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: NONE

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to authorize the Mayor to sign all documents in connection with acceptance of Right of Way dedication of Tiffany Lynn Court, a 10’ foot Servitude dedication, and renaming of Right of Way to Falcon Drive request by Gemma Holdings LLC. Located in Chase Plaza Subdivision in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. (ROW-2017-06-00004) Recommend approval by Planning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

2. Introduction of an Ordinance to amend UDC Ord#14-5364 Article 11.5 Communication Towers/Satellite to revise and add Standards for Wireless Facilities in Public Rights of Way (TA-2017-05-00006) Recommend approval by Zoning Commission. (C.C. Gaiennie)

3. Introduction of an Ordinance for Expanded Conditional Use request by Johnny Jackson to allow placement of Manufactured Home meeting all code requirements located at 304 Mississippi St. in accordance with survey by Roy C. Edwards Jr. dated revised 2/10/1984 (Z-2017-06-00038) Recommend approval by Zoning Commission with the following conditions: (Tracie Schillace)

1) The manufactured home must meet all requirements of placement and must be constructed to meet the latest HUD standards; and

2) The approval shall be with the understanding that such use is a personal right that expires upon a change in occupancy or ownership by Johnny Jackson.

4. Introduction of an Ordinance of Rezoning request by Lawanda Smith to rezone from RS-3 to MX-N located on Lot 2 Blk 1 Lincoln Park Subdivision located at 2701 Anderson St. (Z-2017-05-00036) Recommend Approval by Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

5. Introduction of an Ordinance for Expanded Conditional Use request by Lawanda Smith to allow sweet shop meeting all code requirements on Lot 2 BLK 1 Lincoln Park Subdivision located at 2701 Anderson St.; Zoned RS-3 (Z-2017-05-00037) Recommend Denial by Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

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 24th 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.”