City Council Meeting Agenda – September 26, 2017

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
September 26, 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 for Annexation into the Hammond City Limits, Initial Zoning to C-N, and to be placed in the City Council District # 3 requested by Monroe Manor Limited Partnership for 11.427 Acres being Lot 1A of the Rose Stassi Mini Partition located at 42250 North Oaks Drive in accordance with survey by Andrew Faller (Z-2017-07-00040) Recommended approval by the Planning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

2. An Ordinance to amend Ordinance UDC#14-5364 Appendix E Historic District Appendix A: Residential Clarifications (TA-2017-08-00010) Recommended approval by Zoning Commission. (Leah Solomon)

3. A discussion of the 2% hotel/motel occupancy tax to be levied by the Hammond Area Economic and Industrial Development District.  (Amy Hoyt)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
September 26, 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 September 12, 2017

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 508 E. Robinson St., (90% damaged), located in Council District 1. The owner is Inez Charles, ETAL, C/O Eric Charles, 913 Martin Luther King Ave., Hammond, LA 70401. (Bobby Mitchell)

2. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 509 Wilbert Dangerfield (97% damaged), located in Council District 1. The owner is Jolanne Tillis, 3302 McKinney St., Houston, TX 77003. (Bobby Mitchell)

3. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 510 E. Robertson (91% damaged), located in Council District 1. The owner is Inez Charles, ETAL, C/O Eric Charles, 913 Martin Luther King Ave., Hammond, LA 70401. (Bobby Mitchell)

4. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 1201 Apple St., (98% damaged), located in Council District 1. The owner is Ernest & Mary J. Evans, 519 Hoover St., Hammond, LA 70401. (Bobby Mitchell)

5. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 1006 S. Magnolia St., (98% damaged), located in Council District 3. The owner is Emell & Gloria B. Conley, EST, C/O Donald Conley Sr., 1103 West Coleman Hammond, LA 70403. (Bobby Mitchell)

6.  A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 710 Blackburn Rd., (88% damaged), located in Council District 4. The owner is Gerald J. Mire, Jr., Danita M. Mire, 710 Blackburn Rd., Hammond, LA 70401. (Bobby Mitchell)

7. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 2103 Dennis Dr.,(73% damaged), located in Council District 4. The owner is Barbara C. Peterson, 3624 East Encinas Ave., Gilbert, AZ 85234. (Bobby Mitchell)

8. A resolution to approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) on “Phoenix Square Pedestrian Bridge Repair’’ (Project #420-11718) for an increase of $670.00. (Jay Pittman)

9. A resolution to approve the Final Acceptance on “Phoenix Square Pedestrian Bridge Repair’’ (Project #420-11718). (Jay Pittman)

10. A resolution to ratify and award bids received on  9/15/2017 for “ Bulkhead Improvements FY 2016’’ ( Project #420-11609) to the low bidder, Chambers Construction Co., Inc., in the amount of $787,939.10 (NRCS 90% / City of Hammond 10% Match). Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Jay Pittman)

11. A resolution authorizing the City of Hammond, State of Louisiana to proceed with the issuance of its not to exceed Fifteen Million Dollars ($15,000,000) Revenue Bonds. (Jim Ryan)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption of an Ordinance for Annexation into the Hammond City Limits, Initial Zoning to C-N, and to be placed in the City Council District # 3 requested by Monroe Manor Limited Partnership for 11.427 Acres being Lot 1A of the Rose Stassi Mini Partition located at 42250 North Oaks Drive in accordance with survey by Andrew Faller (Z-2017-07-00040) Recommended approval by the Planning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

2. Final adoption of an Ordinance to amend Ordinance UDC#14-5364 Appendix E Historic District Appendix A: Residential Clarifications (TA-2017-08-00010) Recommend approval by Zoning Commission. (Leah Solomon)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to amend the City of Hammond budget for Fiscal Year 2017 – 2018 to transfer up to $500,000 from the General Fund Balance (Fund 100) to City Departments to implement the 2017 Comprehensive Classification and Salary Compensation Study as produced by the Management Advisory Group. (Lacy Landrum)

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 25th Day Of September 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.”