Hammond City Council Agenda-July 10,2018

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
PUBLIC HEARING
AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
July 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
July 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 June 26, 2018.

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution (1) accepting a $17,992 Justice Assistance Grant from the Office of Justice Programs to purchase a computer forensics workstation and software for the Hammond Police Department; and (2) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to complete and sign grant documents. (Charles W. Borchers IV) Attachment #1

2. A resolution (1) accepting a $15,000 grant from the Johanna Favrot Fund for Historic Preservation and the National Trust for Historic Preservation for the preservation of the Miller Memorial Library; (2) approving a cash match of at least $15,000; and (3) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to complete and sign grant documents. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

3. A resolution to authorize the Hammond Regional Arts Center to host and serve alcohol on Friday, September 28, 2018 from 4:00pm until 10:00pm for the 9th Annual Brews Arts Festival within the boundaries of Morrison Alley Park (between Cypress and Cherry Streets) and the Hammond Regional Arts Center located at 217 East Thomas Street, Hammond, LA 70401. (Lacy Landrum)

4. A resolution to authorize the Hammond Regional Arts Center to obtain a Waiver of the Open Container Law on Friday, September 28, 2018 from 4:00pm until 10:00pm for the 9th Annual Brews Arts Festival within the boundaries of Morrison Alley Park (between Cypress and Cherry Streets) and the Hammond Regional Arts Center located at 217 East Thomas Street, Hammond, LA 70401. (Lacy Landrum)

5. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. (Lacy Landrum)Attachment #1

6. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Tangipahoa Voluntary Council on Aging from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. (Lacy Landrum)Attachment #1

7. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. (Lacy Landrum)Attachment #1

8. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with Child Advocacy Services, Inc. from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. (Lacy Landrum)Attachment #1

9. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. (Lacy Landrum)Attachment #1

10. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. (Lacy Landrum)Attachment #1

11. A resolution to approve “Budget Change Form 19-01” transferring $70,000 from Unencumbered/Closed-out Capital Improvements Projects and $10,000 from Miscellaneous Sidewalk Improvements (Project 11607) to Miscellaneous Sidewalk Improvements (project 11907) and renaming the project to “Railroad Pedestrian Crossings,” with a revised project budget of $100,000 to install pedestrian crossings on General Pershing and Harden Drive. (Chuck Spangler)Attachment #1

12. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a License for a Pedestrian Park Sidewalk Crossing between the City of Hammond and the Illinois Central Railroad Company to install pedestrian crossings on General Pershing and Harden Drive. (Chuck Spangler)Attachment #1

13. A resolution to approve the fiscal year 2018-2019 Non-Municipal Fire and Police personnel holiday closing schedule for the City of Hammond. (Loretta Severan)

14. A resolution to approve the Night Kap located at 42309 S. Morrison Blvd., Suite B to obtain a permit to sell High/Low alcohol consumption on premise. The owner is Jaxon Liam Enterprises, LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: NONE

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:
1. Introduction to an Ordinance for Final Subdivision Approval of Providence Ridge Subdivision, Acceptance of Letter of Credit/2Year Maintenance Bond for all infrastructure, and Acceptance of 1 year Performance Bond for sidewalks in accordance with Final Plat by John G. Cummings dated 12/12/2017 and As Builts by Clay Barrilleaux dated 4/24/2018; Zoned RS-3 recommended approval by Planning Commission. (Tracie Schillace) Attachment #1

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 July 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.