Hammond City Council Agenda-July 24,2018

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

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

2. Mayor:

3. Recognition of New Businesses:

VI. Minutes of July 10, 2018.

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve Samurai located at 113 Morris Rd., Hammond, La. to obtain a permit to sell High/Low alcohol on premise. The owner is Samurai Ramen, LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

2. A resolution to ratify and award bids received on July 20, 2018 for “Lift Station & Force Main Improvements [FY2018]”, Project# 616-11802. (Webb Anderson)

3. A resolution (1) accepting a $4,420 Healthy Communities Grant from Keep Louisiana Beautiful to be applied toward the purchase of a rotary graffiti and stain remover; (2) approving a cash match up to $5,000 to come from the Streets Department; and (3) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to complete and sign grant documents. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

4. A resolution (1) supporting the submission of a $150,000 NEA Our Town grant application to install public art in the 3 roundabouts along Southwest Railroad Avenue (US 51 Business) at I-12 and Club Deluxe Road; and (2) supporting a cash match of up to $150,000. (Charles W. Borchers IV)Attachment #1

5. A resolution to authorize the Downtown Development District and its approved merchants to serve alcohol during the event Hot August Night, held on Friday, August 24th, 2018 from 6:00pm to 10:30 pm. The event is held within the boundaries of E. and W. Charles St., N. and S. Cherry St., E. and W. Coleman St., and N. and S. Pine St. (Chelsea Tallo)

6. A resolution to grant a Waiver of the City of Hammond’s Open Container Law to the Downtown Development District and its approved merchants during the event Hot August Night, held on Friday, August 24th, 2018 from 6:00pm to 10:30pm. The event is held within the boundaries of E. and W. Charles St., N. and S. Cherry St., E. and W. Coleman St., and N. and S. Pine St. (Chelsea Tallo)

7. A resolution to reappoint David Danel to the Hammond Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board for a three-year term from July 29, 2018 – July 29, 2021. (Mayor Pete Panepinto)

8. A resolution to approve “Budget Change Form 19-02” transferring $ 133,000 from Unencumbered/Closed-out Capital Improvements Projects to Park Restroom Additions (Project 11808) with a revised project budget of $ 329,000. (Lacy Landrum) Attachment #1

9. A resolution to ratify and award bids received on July 20, 2018 for “Hammond Park Restrooms,” Project 420-11808. (Holly & Smith Architects) Attachments #1

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption of 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)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:
A. OLD BUSINESS:

1. Re-adoption of an ordinance providing for the issuance and sale of not to exceed Fifteen Million Dollars ($15,000,000) of Revenue Bonds, in one or more series, of the City of Hammond, State of Louisiana; prescribing the form, fixing the parameters thereof and providing for the rights of the owners thereof; providing for the payment of such bonds and the application of the proceeds thereof; and providing for other matters in connection therewith. Vetoed by Mayor Panepinto Attachment #1, Attachment #2

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to authorized 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. (Lacy Landrum) Attachment #1, Attachment#2

Public Hearing set for August 14, 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 23rd 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 recognition’s 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.”

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