City Council Meeting Agenda – October 24, 2017

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
October 24, 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 Amend Ordinance #10-5217 an Expanded Conditional Use to allow prepared food located at 809 E. Church Street requested by Anthony Perkins; Zoned RM-2 ( Z-2017-09-00041) Recommend approval by Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
October 24, 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 October 10, 2017

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve the updated Capital Improvement Plan for the Hammond Northshore Regional Airport. (David Lobue)

2. A resolution (1) accepting a $24,000 grant from the Louisiana Division of Historic Preservation to host a regional historic preservation training in South Louisiana (i.e. Hammond) and to administer scholarships for historic district commissioners to attend trainings and conferences; and 2) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to complete and sign grant documents. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

3. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a cooperative endeavor agreement between the City of Hammond and Hospital Service District No. 1 of Tangipahoa Parish (North Oaks Health System) for security police details. (Chief James Stewart)

4. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign an agreement between the City of Hammond and Pictometry International Corp. for a cost of $0 to provide new aerials of Hammond that will be integrated into the City’s GIS mapping system. (Cyril Gaiennie)

5. A resolution to accept approval of Change Order No. 2 (Final) on Street Improvements [FY2017] (Project # 420-11173).” (Chuck Spangler)

6. A resolution to accept Street Improvements [FY2017] – Byron E. Talbot, contractor: Acceptance of Work as substantially complete, commencing 45 day lien period with 5% retainage withheld (Project # 420-11713).” (Chuck Spangler)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: 

A. OLD BUSINESS

1. 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 with a 2% increase for 0-30 year employees with the implementation date of October 30, 2017. (Lacy Landrum)

B. NEW BUSINESS

1. Final adoption of an ordinance to Amend Ordinance #10-5217 an Expanded Conditional Use to allow prepared food located at 809 E. Church Street requested by Anthony Perkins; Zoned RM-2 ( Z-2017-09-00041) Recommend approval by Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

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 23rd Day Of October 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.”