City Council Meeting Agenda – April 24, 2018

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
April 24, 2018
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:

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

III. PUBLIC HEARING:

1. 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

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
April 24, 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:

A. GIS Presentation- Hammond High 4-H Club

B. Shelley Hendrix – Merakey Autism Center

2. Mayor:

3. Recognition of New Businesses:

VI. Minutes of April 10, 2018:

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to renew the insurance coverage for the City of Hammond for the period of May 1, 2018 – April 30, 2019. (Don Stiel)

2. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into an open end contract with Beverly Construction, For Limestone for the fiscal year 2018-2019. Price per ton (Jana Thurman)

3.  A resolution to purchase 2 (Two) 2018 F250 Extended Cab, 8’ Service Body trucks for the Water & Sewer Department from Bill Hood Ford on State Contract #4400010204 for a total of $56,492.82. (Jana Thurman)

4. A resolution to approve The Smokin’ Kitchen located at 2770 W. Church St., Suite #5 Hammond, La., 70403 to sell High/Low Alcohol on premise. The owner is The Smokin’ Kitchen, LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

5. A resolution to ratify and award bids received on April 20, 2018 for “Drainage Improvements [FY 2018]’’ (Project #420-11806) to the low bidder, Warner Trucking, Inc., in the amount of $691, 537.50. (Webb Anderson)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. 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

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to declare as surplus and authorize the sale of the items listed below to sell on GovsDeal.com (Jana Thurman)

Unit #595- 2005 Dodge Durango, VIN# 1D4HD38N85F593218
Unit #758- 2009 Ford Crown Victoria, VIN# 2FAHP71V89X123681
Unit #764- 2009 Ford Crown Victoria, VIN# 2FAHP71V59X123685
Unit #510- 2000 GMC, VIN# 1GDP7H1C3YJ526819
3 Point Hitch Sprayer 55 gallon tank
125 Gallon Sprayer with Cross Boom
Model FS520 Walk Behind Saw

Public Hearing set for May 8, 2018

2. Introduction of an ordinance to approve and declare police confiscated bikes as surplus and to be donated to churches and other non-profit organizations. There are 13 seized bikes. (Jana Thurman)

Public Hearing set for May 8, 2018

3. Introduction of an ordinance declaring an Emergency Restraint Chair surplus property and providing for a donation to benefit public safety to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Jana Thurman)

Public Hearing set for May 8, 2018

4. Introduction of an ordinance to approve “Budget Change Form 18-09” transferring $125,000 from “Michael J Kenney Center – Recreation” (Sales Tax Fund 203) to “Parking Improvements [FY2018]” (Project 420-11711), for a revised project budget of $200,000. (Chuck Spangler)

Public Hearing set for May 8, 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 23 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.