City Council Meeting Agenda – April 10, 2018

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
April 10, 2018
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:

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

III. PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
April 10, 2018
6:00pm Immediately following Public Hearing.

I.  CALL TO ORDER:

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 March 27, 2018

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Pistorius Associates, LLC to design hangars for the airport. (David Lobue)

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve Change Order No. 1 and Final for “Zemurray Park Pool Demolition”. (Project #420-11717). (Chris Bankston)

2. A resolution to accept Zemurray Park Pool Demolition for substantial completion and to begin the 45-day lien period. (Chris Bankston)

3. A resolution to approval of Change Order No. 2 and Final on “Bulkhead Improvements [FY 2016]” (Project #420-11609) for an increase of $2,485.58 (90% NRCS/10% City of Hammond). (Jay Pittman).

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: NONE

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to adopt and establish a Tax on all the taxable property within the Corporate limits of Hammond for the Year 2018. (Jinnie Wilson)
Public Works:                    2.00 Mills
General Fund:                  9.04 Mills
Police & Fire:                    10.00 Mills
Total                                    21.04

PUBLIC HEARING SET FOR APRIL 24, 2018

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 9th Day Of April 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.”

Persons needing accommodations or assistance should contact City Council Clerk Tonia Banks at                    985-277-5610. Request should be made at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.