City Council Meeting Agenda – January 23, 2018

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
January 23, 2018
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER: Council President Johnny Blount

II. ROLL CALL: Johnny Blount ( ), Jason Hood ( ), Janice Carter Beard ( ), Lemar Marshall ( ), Mike Williams ( )

III. PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to transfer $26,419.89 from the General Fund Balance (Fund 100) for Microsoft software renewals. (Marcus McMillian)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
January 23, 2018
6:00pm Immediately following Public Hearing.

I.  CALL TO ORDER: Council President Johnny Blount

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 January 09, 2018

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS:

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to be the official contact person for all matters related to the City of Hammond’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund application to improve Hammond’s South Wastewater Treatment Plant.  (Charles W. Borchers IV)

2. A resolution 1) supporting the submission of a $66,000 Assistance to Firefighters Grant application to purchase rescue equipment and radios for the Hammond Fire Department; and 2) supporting a cash match of $6,600.  (Charles W. Borchers IV)

3. A resolution to create a Zemurray Park Aquatic Center Advisory Committee. (Councilman Lemar Marshall)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption of an ordinance to transfer $26,419.89 from the General Fund Balance (Fund 100) for Microsoft software renewals. (Marcus McMillian)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to regulate filming and to provide for filming permits. (Councilman Jason Hood)

2. Introduction of an ordinance to amend Rule V-24 Travel, regarding meal allowance, of the Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual for City Employees. (Loretta Severan)

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 22nd Day Of January 2018 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.”