Hammond City Council Agenda – August 14, 2018

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
August 14, 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 authorize the Mayor to enter into a purchase agreement, act of sale and related documents with Anthon Investments, LLC for the purchase of 107 North Cherry Street for the price of $225,000. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Lacy Landrum)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
August 14, 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. Garrett Sanders

2. Mayor:

A. Public Service Commissioner- Eric Skrmetta

3. Recognition of New Businesses:

A. Andre Stolier: Access Health Louisiana

VI. Minutes of July 24, 2018.

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve Your Stop located at 408 SW Railroad Ave., Hammond, La. to obtain a permit to sell High/Low packaged alcohol. The owner is Your Stop, Inc. (Jinnie Wilson)

2. A resolution to approve Pho Grace located at 2728 W. Thomas Street Ste. B, Hammond, La. to obtain a permit to sell High/Low alcohol on premise. (Jinnie Wilson)

3. A resolution to authorize La Carreta Restaurant to sell and serve alcohol on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 1:00pm until 10:30pm at its 20th Anniversary Event on the sidewalk in front of the restaurant located at 108 Northwest Railroad Avenue, Hammond, LA. (Jane Bretschger)

4. A resolution to authorize La Carreta Restaurant to obtain a waiver of the open container law on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 1:00pm until 10:30pm at its 20th Anniversary Event on the sidewalk in front of the restaurant located at 108 Northwest Railroad Avenue, Hammond, LA. (Jane Bretschger)

5. A resolution authorizing Outdoorsman Helping Others, Inc., a local nonprofit organization recognized as tax exempt under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, to sell beer from 4:00 pm until 10:30 pm on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at its 13th Annual Banquet fundraiser to be held at the Hammond Police Union Hall, located at 201 Natchez Street, Hammond, LA. (Dave Townsend)

6. A resolution to approve Budget Change Form 19-03 transferring $130,000 from “Concrete Street Repairs FY2019” to “Downtown Parking Improvements” (project 420-11711). (Chuck Spangler)

7. A resolution to approve Change Order No. 1 on “Downtown Parking Improvements” (project 420-11711), adding concrete street repairs on North Holly and South Olive and adding parking paving at Hammond Airport (Chuck Spangler)

8. A resolution to approve preliminary subdivision request by Landrick Real Estate for Covington Ridge Subdivision in accordance with preliminary plat and construction plans by McLin Taylor, Inc. dated 7/25/2018 (Case#SUB-2018-07-00087) Approved with conditions by the Planning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)
Conditions:
1) Infrastructure must be completed within 1 year in accordance with UDC
2) Landscape Plan Provided
3) Entrance with sign, retention pond with fountain, park/playground area, and fencing installed all in accordance with renderings and construction plans
4) Final approval of Sewer plans by Sewer District. (Tracie Schillace)

9. A resolution to approve preliminary subdivision request by RED LLC for Cypress Crossing in accordance with preliminary plat and construction plans by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. dated 8/2/2018 (Case#SUB-2018-07-00086) Approved with condition by the Planning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)
Condition:
1) Infrastructure must be completed within 1 year in accordance with UDC. (Tracie Schillace)

10. A resolution (1) accepting a $46,200 Traffic Safety Grant from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission for overtime DWI, juvenile underage drinking, and occupant protection enforcement; and (2) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to complete and sign grant documents. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

11. A resolution (1) accepting a $20,000 Community Partners Grant from Keep America Beautiful and Lowe’s for improvements to Cate Square Park; and (2) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to complete and sign grant documents. (Charles W. Borchers, IV)

12. A resolution supporting the submission of an $18,326 federal Justice Assistance Grant application to purchase radio equipment for the Hammond Police Department. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

13. A resolution reaffirming and updating the City of Hammond’s Residential Antidisplacement and Relocation Assistance Plan, originally adopted July 15, 2008, affirmed September 20, 2011, and re-affirmed May 5, 2015, for the Fiscal Year 2018 Louisiana Community Development Block Grant Program. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Charles W. Borchers IV)

14. A resolution adopting a Community Development Plan for the Fiscal Year 2018 Louisiana Community Development Block Grant Program. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Charles W. Borchers IV)

15. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into contract with Softchoice Corporation, in the amount of $51,514.86 Annually for Microsoft Licenses and Software. (Jana Thurman)

16. A resolution to reappoint Stanley Young to the Planning & Zoning Commission for a four-year term from August 14, 2018 – June 14, 2022.

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption of an ordinance to authorize the Mayor to enter into a purchase agreement, act of sale and related documents with Anthon Investments, LLC for the purchase of 107 North Cherry Street for the price of $225,000. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Lacy Landrum)

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:

Unit# 387- 1997 Ford F-150, VIN# IFTDF1728VNB98351
Unit# 594- 2005 Dodge Durango, VIN# ID4HD38N65F593220
Unit# 620- 2006, Ford Expedition VIN# IFMPU15576LA21332 Unit #721 – 2000 Chevy Silverado. VIN# IGCFC24T5YE326201 Champion Air Compressor asset# 7496
Woods PRD 7200 Finishing Mower Woods RD 7200 Finishing Mower
Woods RD 7200 Finishing Mower
Woods Brush Bull serial # 1024047
SD300 Generator 200KW asset# 9547 Generac 22KW Generator asset# 8405 SD300 Generator 180KW asset# 9546

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 13th Day Of August 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.