City Council Meeting Agenda – August 8, 2017

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
August 08, 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. 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. 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. 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.  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)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
August 08, 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 July 25, 2017

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. (Lacy Landrum)

2. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Tangipahoa Voluntary Council on Aging from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. (Lacy Landrum)

3. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. (Lacy Landrum)

4. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with CASA from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. (Lacy Landrum)

5. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. (Lacy Landrum)

6. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. (Lacy Landrum)

7. A resolution accepting a Healthy Communities Grant of $4,731 from Keep Louisiana Beautiful to purchase cleanup supplies and equipment and encourage personal and community responsibility for a cleaner, more sustainable Hammond; and (2) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to sign grant documents.  (Charles W. Borchers IV)

8. A resolution (1) supporting the submission of a $30,000 grant application under the Delta Regional Authority’s Delta Creative Placemaking Investment program to renovate Morrison Park; and (2) supporting a combined cash and in-kind match of $30,000. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

9. A resolution to approve the Fire Department purchase of a 2017 F250 Cab XL, and a 2017 F150 Crew Cab from Bill Hood Ford in the amount of $56,599.20. (Jana Thurman)

10. A resolution to ratify and award bids received on August 4, 2017 for “Sewer System Evaluation Survey- Whitmar’’. (Chuck Spangler)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption 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. Final adoption 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. Final adoption 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)

3) The manufactured home must meet all requirements of placement and must be constructed to meet the latest HUD standards; and
4) 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. Final adoption 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)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1.  Introduction of an ordinance declaring (4) Bullet Proof Vest surplus property and providing for a donation to benefit the safety of Roseland Police Department. (Jana Thurman)

2. Introduction of an Ordinance to Amend Unified Development Code Ord#14-5364 Appendix A: Definition for Modular Homes (TA-2017-05-0007) Recommended approval by Planning Commission. (C.C. Gaiennie)

3. Introduction of an Ordinance to Amend Unified Development Code Ord#14-5364 Article 8.1 Hammond Historic District Section 8.1.2 to amend Recommendation and Appointment of Members (TA-2017-07-0008) recommended approval by Zoning Commission. (Lacy Landrum)

4. Introduction of an Ordinance to Amend Unified Development Code Ord#14-5364 Appendix E) Hammond Historic District Design Guidelines Chapter 4 Signs (TA-2017-07-00009) recommended approval by zoning Commission. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 Attachment#3 (Leah Solomon)

5. Introduction of an ordinance to accept an easement from White Investments, Inc. for drainage improvements in Whitmar subdivision. (Chuck Spangler)

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 7th Day Of August 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.”