City Council Meeting Agenda – February 14, 2018

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
February 14, 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. An ordinance to regulate filming and to provide for filming permits. (Councilman Jason Hood)

2. An ordinance to amend Rule V-24 Travel, regarding meal allowance, of the Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual for City Employees.  (Lacy Landrum)

3. An Ordinance providing for issuance and sale of not to exceed Fifteen Million Dollars (15,000,000) of Revenue Bonds. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Councilman Jason Hood)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
February 14, 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 23, 2018

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS:

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve the Hammond BBQ Challenge, Inc. to hold the 2018 It’s A Smokin’ BBQ Challenge in downtown Hammond on March 23 & 24, 2018, lying within the boundaries of S.W. Railroad Ave., from 100 yards South of Coleman Street to West Thomas Street; East Charles Street to Hanson Street; Coleman Street from Cate Street to S. W. Railroad Avenue. (Eric Phares)

2. A resolution to approve the Hammond BBQ Challenge, Inc. to sell beer and alcoholic beverages specifically “Daiquiris”, on the City’s property lying within the boundaries of S. W. Railroad Ave., from 100 yards South of Coleman Street to West Thomas Street; East Charles Street to Hanson Street; Coleman Street from Cate Street to S. W. Railroad Avenue for the hours of 3pm to 11pm on Friday, March 23, 2018, and from 10:00am to 11:30pm on Saturday, March 24, 2018. (Eric Phares)

3. A resolution to approve the Hammond BBQ Challenge, Inc., to get a waiver of the City of Hammond’s Open Container Law within the within the boundaries of S. W. Railroad Ave., from 100 yards South of Coleman Street to West Thomas Street; East Charles Street to Hanson Street; Coleman Street from Cate Street to S. W. Railroad Avenue for the hours of 3pm to 11pm on Friday, March 23, 2018 and from 10:00am to 11:30pm on Saturday, March 24, 2018. (Eric Phares)

4. A resolution to approve Rite Aid located at 1918 Hammond Square Drive, Hammond, La., to sell High/Low packaged alcohol. The owner is Walgreen Louisiana Co., Inc. (Jinnie Wilson)

5. A resolution to approve Santa Fe Cattle Company at 2035 Hammond Square Drive, Hammond, La., to sell High/Low alcohol on premises. The owner is BDL Enterprises of LA, LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

6. A resolution to approve Fred’s Stores of Tennessee Inc., located at 125 Hwy., 51 N. Hammond, La., 70401 to sell High/Low packaged alcohol. This is an existing business adding alcohol the owners are Fred’s Stores of Tennessee Inc. (Jinnie Wilson)

7. A resolution to approve Amendment No. 1 for $217,999.25 to the Rehabilitate Runway 18-36 and 13-31 Intersection contract between the City of Hammond and Michael Baker International, Inc. The additional funds are paid through state and federal grants. (David Lobue)

8. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to sign Amendment #1 to the Services Agreement between the City of Hammond and Acadian Ambulance Service, Inc. (Dwain Meche)

9. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement on behalf of the City of Hammond with Tangipahoa Parish Government for road overlays on Ravenwood Drive, Ellis Drive, Wildwood Drive, Carolina Street, Center Street, Dixie Drive, Kinney Street, Rosewood Drive, Ruland Street, Clark Street, and Top Hat Street. (Lacy Landrum)

10. A resolution supporting 1) the submission of an application for $15,000 to the Johanna Favrot Fund for Historic Preservation for the preservation of the designated historic structure that is the Miller Memorial Library; and 2) supporting a cash match of at least $15,000. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

11. A resolution accepting work as substantially complete on “Sewer & Drainage System Evaluation Survey- Whitmar” (Project# 616-11804 & 420-11808), commencing 45 day lien period withholding 10% retainage. (Chuck Spangler)

12. A resolution to approve Budget Change Form No. 18-04 transferring $85,000 from “I/I Repairs” (Project # 616-31401) to “Whitmar Sewer Rehabilitation’’ (616-11804). (Chuck Spangler)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: 

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

2. Final Adoption of an ordinance to amend Rule V-24 Travel, regarding meal allowance, of the Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual for City Employees. (Lacy Landrum)

3. Final adoption of an Ordinance providing for issuance and sale of not to exceed Fifteen Million Dollars (15,000,000) of Revenue Bonds. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Councilman Jason Hood)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

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 12th Day Of February 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.”