City Council Meeting Agenda – May 8, 2018

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
MAY 08, 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 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

2. 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)

3. 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. (Jana Thurman)
Attachment #1Attachment #2

4. 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)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
MAY 08, 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 April 24, 2018:

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve Best Stop #34 located at 2201 SW Railroad Ave., Hammond, La., 70403 to sell High/Low Alcohol. The owner is Jannu, LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

2. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into contract on behalf of the City of Hammond with BFI Waste Services, LLC “DBA” Republic Services of Baton Rouge. This is for collection of Garbage (Dumpsters) in the amount of $31,473.96. (Jana Thurman)

3. A resolution supporting the submission of an AARP Community Challenge grant application of up to $20,000 for improvements to Cate Square Park.  (Charles W. Borchers IV)

4. A resolution to ratify and award bids received May 04, 2018 for “Whitmar Sewer Rehabilitation”, Project #616-11804. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Chuck Spangler)

5. A resolution to approve final Acceptance of “Bridge Rehabilitation” – Club Deluxe Road at Arnolds Creek [W2-L2]”. (Chuck Spangler)

6. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Owner-Engineer Agreement with Principal Engineering, Inc. (Henry I. DiFranco, Jr., P.E.), for identifying and obtaining LOMR approval(s) from FEMA, funded by available “Drainage Improvements [FY2018]” funds, Project #420-11806. (Chuck Spangler).

7. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Maintenance Agreement including Mowing and Litter Pickup for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2019 between the City of Hammond and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. (Lacy Landrum)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final Adoption 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

2. Final Adoption 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)

3. Final adoption 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.(Jana Thurman)         Attachment #1Attachment #2

4. Final adoption 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)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to adopt the City of Hammond budget for the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 in accordance with the procedures set with in Section 5-03 of the City of Hammond Charter. (Syeda Naeem)

2. Introduction of an Ordinance to approve renaming of street request by Hospital Service District #1 from Emergency Services Drive to Jay Smith M.D. Drive in its entirety beginning at North Oaks Drive (ROW-2018-04-00006) Recommend approval by Planning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

3. Introduction of an Ordinance to approve a rezoning request by Cartay Properties, LLC to rezone 100’ x 150’ of the NW ¼ of Blk 111 Mooney Addition from RM-2 to MX-N located at 909 W. Morris Ave. (Z-2018-04-00045). (Tracie Schillace)

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 7TH Day Of May 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.